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Ford Recalls, Ferrari IPO, 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Car News Headlines

Ford Recalls, Ferrari IPO, 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In: Car News Headlines

Ford is recalling the Ranger, Excursion, E-Series, and F-Series for a lighting issue. [TheCarConnection] Our sister site MotorAuthority has launched a redesign with new features and a slicker interface. [MotorAuthority] What do you want to know about the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid?... read more

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2005 Toyota Prius

End of the Free Ride: California Nixes Hybrid Access to Carpool Lanes – For Now

If you’re one of the lucky 85,000 California drivers of hybrids with yellow decals permitting access to carpool lanes, the free ride is over – for now. The state... read more June 30, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevy Volt Offers More Content For Less Money

When GM launched the Chevrolet Volt in late 2010, much of the criticism centered around the car’s base price of $41,000, including a destination charge of $720. Critics... read more June 10, 2011 by  3


 
2012 Ford C-Max live photos by Joe Nuxoll

Ford C-Max Minivan Canceled; U.S C-Max To Be Hybrid-Only

Late last year, Ford said it would bring to market its first minivan since the mid-2000s in the form of the C-Max, a seven-seat van with some running gear in common with the... read more June 9, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible

Snooki, Sun-Sipping Convertibles And SRX: Today's Car News

We know it's not really summer until late June, but that gives you time to save gas money and work on your tan with these fuel-conscious convertibles. [TheCarConnection]... read more May 31, 2011 by 


 
2010 Dodge Ram 1500

Chrysler Delivers Experimental Ram Plug-In Hybrid Pickups

Chrysler has built a plug-in hybrid Ram pickup, but there’s one catch: the trucks aren’t for sale, and won’t be coming to a dealership near you any time... read more May 25, 2011 by 


 
Accenture 2011 survey, 'Plug-in Electric Vehicles: Changing Perceptions, Hedging Bets'

Electric Cars Have Buzz In China; U.S., Not So Much

While electric cars are getting reams of press coverage around the world, actual acceptance in some critical markets might be a longer-haul effort. According to a recent... read more May 24, 2011 by  5


 
Bill Ford 2006

Bill Ford: A Quarter Of All Vehicles Electrified By 2020

Will one-fourth of all new vehicles be either hybrids, plug-ins, or electric vehicles in less than a decade? That's what one of the world's top auto-industry execs... read more May 17, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric

Study Finds Car Buyers More Interested In Gas Savings Than Green

While it may be a blow to those seeking to flood the highways with hybrid and electric vehicles, the view from the street is that fuel-cost savings is more of an inducement... read more April 30, 2011 by 


 
Zipcar's Scott Griffith and Toyota's Frank Miller with a Toyota Prius PHV

Want To Test Drive A Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid? Zip Over To Zipcar

If you follow car news, you already know that automakers around the globe are preparing to launch an array of plug-in vehicles, from hybrids to full EVs. But while many of... read more January 28, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Survey: More Would Take A Free 2011 Chevy Volt Over A Free HUMMER

According to a new survey, if given the choice between a new 2011 Chevrolet Volt or a new HUMMER H3, 55 percent would choose the Volt. But you couldn't give Volt away to 45... read more November 9, 2010 by  3


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

The Electrics Are Coming: Is There a Charge Point in Your Home's Future?

Like it or not – and many consumers are still in the wait-and-see category – the wave of electric vehicles is about to sweep the country. At least, that’s... read more September 27, 2010 by 


 
2010 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150

Today in Car News: Ford F-150 Safety, Mazda Pickup, and Volt

The Feds want to know if gas-tank straps on the popular Ford F-150 show cause for concern. So do we. We imagine, so does Ford. [New York Times] Mazda's sent out illustrations... read more September 13, 2010 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

2011 Nissan Leaf: Our Experts Talk Electric Cars

  If you're curious about the 2011 Nissan Leaf--everything from ordering and owning one, to seeing how it stacks up against the 2011 Chevrolet Volt--you're in luck. High... read more August 2, 2010 by 


 
Fisker Karma

Forget Saving The Planet: The Fisker Karma Will Nab You A Date

Remember the Prius commercials with all those people dressed up like grass and rocks, moving in rhythm to create the illusion of a happy, healthy Mother Earth? Well forget... read more July 7, 2010 by 


 
2011 Nissan Leaf prototype

Automakers Request More Subsidies For Plug-Ins, EVs, And Infrastructure

And here we are: Tax Day. The day that Uncle Sam kindly requests the presence of your cash in his coffers so that he can continue running programs -- some good, some less so... read more April 15, 2010 by  3


 
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