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Toyota, Ford Duel Over MPG

Toyota, Ford Duel Over MPG

So...remember when we said that the 2010 Ford Fusion (41 mpg city/36 mpg highway) would soon be the most efficient mid-size on the road? Yeah, well, Toyota wasn't too happy with that. They're now arguing that the Prius (at 48/45) is king of the efficiency heap. The EPA categorizes cars based on... read more

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2010 Toyota Prius

First Photos of 2010 Toyota Prius Hit the Web

It was speculation yesterday, but as of this morning, Autoblog and Jalopnik confirm that the new Prius photos that jumped from PriusChat to those sites are indeed accurate... read more October 16, 2008 by 4

Welcome to Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Teased with "Welcome" Screen

In a Web teaser for its redesigned Prius, "Toyota's Prius Team" leaked what fans of Toyota's gas/electric hybrid believe to be the new startup screen from its computer... read more October 7, 2008 by 2

2009 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

2009 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid: Lithium-Ion Hits the Streets

With the advent of its new S400 Hybrid, Mercedes-Benz says it has the greenest internal-combustion-powered luxury sedan on the planet. It may sound like a mouthful, but each... read more September 17, 2008 by 2

2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Wants $7,500 in Volt Incentives from Feds

As GM celebrates its 100th anniversary, there's one thing for certain about the next 100 years: Its very existence could depend on the Chevrolet Volt, which was shown in... read more September 16, 2008 by 6

2008 Volvo C30 DRIVe Concept

Volvo DRIVe to Make Efficient Splash at Paris

We Americans tend to measure how green a car is by miles per gallon; Europeans are all caught up on emissions. CO2, to be exact. And with minimal CO2 emissions being a... read more September 9, 2008 by 0

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Week in Reverse

Will Chrysler really ditch passenger cars for trucks, and get in bed with Nissan? Our bet is yes, but no telling if the resulting love child will have Chrysler pizzazz... read more August 8, 2008 by 2

2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop

MINI Knows Your "Carfun" Footprint

While Gores and bores worry about their 100-foot houseboat's carbon footprint, MINI's almost too clever ad agency has come up with the "Carfun Footprint"--a measure of how... read more August 7, 2008 by 1

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Is "Stuff White People Like"

Guilty as charged: when it comes to "stuff white people like," according to a Web site of the same name, the Toyota Prius rules the Caucasian roost. The satiric Web site... read more August 4, 2008 by 2

2010 Toyota Prius spy shots

2010 Toyota Prius Spied!

The world’s most popular hybrid car, the Toyota Prius, is getting a new look, and here are the first photos of it. Caught earlier as a mule, with the new front welded to... read more July 30, 2008 by 11

Prius with environmental message

NextCruise: A Look and a Ride in Tomorrow's Green Machines

Blink your eyes and you might not even notice when you pass through Pleasant Ridge, Michigan. The sign on Woodward Avenue says both "hello" and "goodbye." But next month, it... read more July 22, 2008 by 1

2010 Honda Hybrid

2010 Honda Hybrid Spied!'s spies just caught Honda's hybrid-only model that's designed to take on the Toyota Prius. The shape and packaging of this prototype is clearly... read more July 16, 2008 by 27

Prius with environmental message

Prius Production Added in U.S.

Look for a "Made in America" badge to start showing up on Toyota's top-selling hybrid-electric vehicle, the Prius. The Japanese maker will begin producing a version of the... read more July 10, 2008 by 1

Prius with environmental message

Prius Going Greener

Toyota's Prius hybrid is already a hit with environmentally minded consumers, a fact that has driven the gasoline-electric sedan to the top of the green machine sales charts... read more July 8, 2008 by 3

Chevrolet Volt Concept

Should You Buy a Hybrid - Or Wait?

When is the right time to buy a hybrid? Should you be heading for the showroom now or waiting for the next generation of this technically complex but fuel-efficient... read more July 1, 2008 by 3

Toyota Tundra

Toyota Facing First Sales Dip Since 1995

Anyone who thinks the impact of the current automotive downturn is limited to the Big Three domestic automakers is in for a rude shock. At a meeting with shareholders, a... read more June 25, 2008 by 2


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