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Thefts Down, But LoJack Looks Ahead To Hybrids and Electrics

Thefts Down, But LoJack Looks Ahead To Hybrids and Electrics

In any normal vehicle, a slight drain on the battery is no big deal. But if you have a hybrid—or, for that matter, if you have a finicky old British roadster in the garage that needs to be hooked up to a trickle charger all the time—you want to minimize what's tapping into your power. That's... read more

October 28, 2009 by - 2
 
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


 
Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

Toyota-Lexus Floor-Mat Problem Is Now Officially A Recall

One week ago today, owners of eight Toyota and Lexus models got an urgent plea from the U.S. Department of Transportation, delivered via the media: Remove your driver's side... read more October 6, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: High-Mileage Achiever, Everyman's Interior

40 miles per gallon. That's what we at TheCarConnection.com just saw in a week's worth of driving—driving in which we really made a point to treat the Fusion Hybrid much... read more October 1, 2009 by 4


 
2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Honest-To-Goodness 40-MPG Mid-Sizer

While Toyota and Honda have laid claim on most of the lofty fuel economy figures in the 40-mpg and above range in recent years, Ford now has serious bragging rights in its... read more September 30, 2009 by 0


 
Toyota Camry floormats and carpeting

BREAKING: Toyota Recall Affects 3.8M Prius, Lexus Cars

The Federal Department of Transportation has issued an "urgent" warning to owners of several Toyota and Lexus models, strongly advising them to remove the floor mats on the... read more September 29, 2009 by 26


 
Tesla Roadster with CA Clean Air Vehicle sticker  --  flickr user jurvetson

Prius Owners Beware: CA Carpool Lane Stickers Expire In 2011

No, it's not just because there are too many hybrids in the carpool lane. New hybrid owners have already been denied those coveted yellow carpool stickers for some time but... read more September 29, 2009 by 2


 
Toyota Prius gas cap

Average MPG of New Vehicles Soars in August, Thanks to Clunkers Cash

Chalk it all up to Cash For Clunkers: The average gas mileage of new cars and light trucks sold during August reached a record high of 23 miles per gallon, up 8 percent over... read more September 29, 2009 by 3


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

First Look: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

What is it?: Mild hybrid version of the big Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan The basics: Teutonic solidity, impeccable equipment, better fuel economy On sale: This fall Price... read more September 18, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Prius at 2009 Detroit auto show

Toyota Plans To Extend The Prius Lineup In The U.S.

Toyota Motor Sales USA made an intriguing announcement this week: the automaker told U.S. dealers that Toyota is extending the range of its Prius lineup in American... read more September 18, 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


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Passes Two Million Hybrid Sales

Toyota today announced that global cumulative sales of its hybrid vehicles have topped the two-million mark, with the latest milestone closely following the launch of the... read more September 4, 2009 by 0


 
Cash for Clunkers banner with Mercury Sable, Albany, New York

Want Clunker Cash? Stop Reading, Call Your Dealer, It Ends Today

If you've got a clunker you've been meaning to trade in, you'd better take the rest of the day off, 'cause the whole Cash-for-Clunkers program winds up at 8 pm tonight... read more August 24, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Losing Ground In The EV Race?

An interesting article in the New York Times suggests that Toyota -- the same Toyota that's often considered to be at the forefront of the green car movement, thanks to its... read more August 20, 2009 by 2


 
2010 Honda Insight - front three-quarter

Honda Insight and Toyota Prius Get Top Safety Ratings

The 2010 Honda Insight and 2010 Toyota Prius have been awarded with a “Top Safety Pick” label by influential safety group Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)... read more August 13, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Toyota Prius

U Haul Car-Sharing Adds Toyota Prius, Ford Escape Hybrid

U Haul has just reduced prices for its U Car Share car-sharing service, and added more fuel-efficient EPA SmartWay vehicles, the company reports. Vehicles being added to U... read more August 6, 2009 by 0


 

 
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