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Prius vs. Insight: The Battle Continues
Prius vs. Insight: The Battle Continues

Good news from Japan: 75,000 eager hybrid fans have placed orders for the 2010 Toyota Prius. That's not just a big deal for Toyota; it's also a big deal for folks like us who enjoy watching a good showdown--in this case, the one that's been brewing between the 2010 Prius and the 2010 Honda Insight...Read More»

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Link Love From The Car Connection: Honda Insight Pulls Ahead, Tata Is Tops, And Another Elon Musk Meltdown In The Making

One horse town -- We were vaguely confused when we came across that high-tech horse wagon pic to your left. Turns out it's not, in fact, a vehicle for upscale Amish gentlemen, but rather a snazzy system for training horses. And also camels. [Kurtsystems via DRB] That voice -- GPS manufacturers are...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius rolls onto the Detroit stage at its global debut in January 2009
UPDATED: 2010 Toyota Prius Pricing: From $21,000

  Want a 2010 Toyota Prius? It'll set you back less than you think. Pricing for the 2010 Prius is set to start at $21,000, which is a full $1,000 less than the 2009 model. It's safe to assume--really safe--that the cut has come in response to the Prius' low-cost competition, the Honda Insight...Read More»

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Link Love From The Car Connection: Contests Galore, Driving In China, And Yes, More Freakin' iPhone Apps

We call it a sweetstakes -- Love Toby Keith? Need a new truck? Well, friend, we have the opportunity of a lifetime for you: Ford's "Biggest and Baddest Sweepstakes" could net you a new Ford F-150 and the chance to spend a weekend on tour with the Tobster. Get those entries in before this Sunday...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
Hybrid Car Price War: The 2010 Honda Insight Brings It

As if things weren't "interesting" enough on the manufacturing and sales fronts, Honda just upped the ante by announcing pricing for the 2010 Insight hybrid. The starting point? A very palatable, recession-friendly $19,800. Expected to hit lots on March 24, the new Insight offers a number of tech...Read More»

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2009 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

The 2009 Detroit auto show is in the history books--at least for the media--and true to promise, it was a far more sober affair. The financial crisis has been averted for now at GM and Chrysler, but all the side trappings--fashion shows, lavish dinners and whiz-bang product introductions--were ...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
First Drive: 2010 Honda Insight

Hypermiling champ Wayne Gerdes (of www.CleanMPG.com) took the new 2010 Honda Insight out on a 16-mile driving loop and checked in after a first run with more than 70 mpg on the trip computer.To those who don't know hypermiling, it's a set of driving practices that, if followed, will almost...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
2010 Honda Insight Will Grade Your Eco Driving--With Leaves

The 2010 Honda Insight showed up at the Paris auto show as a concept, and at the Los Angeles show today it prepared for production early next spring (we'll be driving it soon, so stay tuned). As Honda unveiled the Insight alongside the Vector-ish new FC Sport concept, it also unveiled an Insight...Read More»

2010 Honda Insight
2010 Honda Insight Becomes Clearer at Paris Show

The new Honda Insight has broken cover at the Paris auto show. The new hybrid vehicle revives the Insight nameplate formerly applied to the two-seat hybrid vehicle that inaugurated the gas-electric class in the United States in the late 1990s. It also bears a distinct resemblance to that other...Read More»

2006 Honda Insight CVT with A/C Door Controls
What Do the Japanese Know That We Don't About Hybrids?

What do the Japanese know about hybrid-electric vehicles that Americans don't? Or is it the other way around? HEVs had a several-year head start in the Japanese market, and there are more versions on sale there. Yet sales there are all but nonexistent. Even adjusted for the comparative size of the...Read More»

2002 Honda Insight
2002 New York Show, Part III

sponsored by Toyota 2002 New York Show, Part I (3/26/2002)2002 New York Show, Part II (3/27/2002) INFINITI DEBUTS G35 COUPE, M45Twin New York debuts from Nissan’s upscale Infiniti division will add a new sedan and coupe to the luxury marque. The M45 recalls one of the first Infinitis, the M30 —...Read More»

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