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First Drive Of The ActiveHybrid X6, A Plug-In Hybrid Caddy: Today’s Car News

First Drive Of The ActiveHybrid X6, A Plug-In Hybrid Caddy: Today’s Car News

BMW has managed to keep its “ultimate driving machine” ethos even when it comes to building hybrid vehicles, with its all-new 2010 ActiveHybrid X6 slotting in as the world’s most powerful hybrid vehicle thanks to its 478 horsepower and 575 pound-feet of torque. [Green Car Reports]... read more

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2010 Toyota Prius

For 2010, Toyota Prius Again Tops EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2010 Toyota Prius is again the most fuel-efficient performer in the U.S. market, at 50 mpg Combined, while runners-up include the 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid (42 mpg), Honda... read more October 16, 2009 by  1


 
Hyundai Blue-Will plug-in hybrid concept, Seoul Motor Show, April 2009

Hyundai Wants To Be World’s Greenest Automaker By 2015

Hyundai has just released its 2009 Sustainability Report, which outlines the strategies the automaker will be partaking in over the next couple of years as part of its... read more October 9, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo Listens Carefully In New NVH Lab

As the editors of TheCarConnection.com have experienced time and time again, an unsatisfying sound or some stray creaks and rattles can ruin an otherwise perfectly good... read more October 5, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Florida Power & Light, Duke Energy, Step Up To The EV Plate

The American South may not be the first place you think of when it comes to EVs, but two Southern utility companies -- Florida Power & Light and Duke Energy -- have both... read more September 28, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo To Sell Diesel-Electric Plug-in Hybrids By 2012

Technology has always been at the core of the automobile, and as tehcnology steps forward, so too does the automotive powetrain--from the realm of pure combustion to... read more September 25, 2009 by  8


 
2011 Kia Sorento

Report: Kia Working On Production Diesel-Hybrid For 2012

What do you do when you're already one of the most value-conscious carmakers on the market? You set a goal to pack in more technology than even luxury marques can manage, and... read more September 23, 2009 by  0


 
Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Driven: Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid

Mazda hasn’t ignored the possibility of a hydrogen economy, but it’s taken a quite different path than other automakers with its hydrogen test vehicles, like the Premacy... read more September 18, 2009 by  0


 
2009 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

Frankfurt Auto Show: BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

It's a diesel, a hybrid, a plug-in, a three-cylinder--and a tour de force, perhaps? BMW's Vision EfficientDynamics concept has been the subject of rumor and innuendo for... read more September 15, 2009 by  2


 
2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak

Jaguar Debuts Plug-In Hybrid 'Limo-Green' Concept

Hot on the heels of Fisker's announcement about fuel efficiency for its Karma sedan comes word of a new luxury vehicle from Jaguar that bears a few technological similarities... read more September 11, 2009 by  10


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Mercedes-Benz S500 Concept for Frankfurt: Plug-In Hybrid S-Class

The Frankfurt Auto Show this year is all about green cars: highly fuel efficient clean diesels, electric cars, and plug-in hybrids. It's where the German automakers offer up... read more September 10, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

More Photos, Details On Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

Plug-in hybrids aren't new at Toyota. They don't have any on the street yet - at least for retail customers - but they are prepping test fleets of plug-in Priuses all over... read more September 10, 2009 by  2


 
inel-lithium-ion-car-batteries

'Saudi Arabia of Lithium' To Produce Batteries By 2016

Whether you’re concerned about national security or have green motivations as well, you might be eagerly awaiting electric cars and plug-ins in hopes of escaping your... read more September 4, 2009 by  0


 
2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

GM Cancels Plug-in Buick Based On Vue, Announces Replacement

The web has spoken, and GM listened. Or at least that's part of the story behind the cancellation of the Saturn Vue-based 2011 Buick plug-in crossover hybrid previewed during... read more August 19, 2009 by  0


 
General Motors' mysterious 230 logo

GM's Mysterious '230' Ad Graphic Leads To Wild Speculation

It's fairly rare in these days of digital distribution that a secret stays secret until it's intended to be told, but General Motors appears to be doing a bang-up job with... read more August 7, 2009 by  1


 
2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

Second Buick Crossover Based on the...Aveo?

Buick's adding two more crossovers to its lineup under the Enclave, and according to one source, a small ute based on the next Chevrolet Aveo is in the works. This morning... read more August 6, 2009 by  0


 

 
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