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Mazda and Sustainable Zoom Zoom 2030

Mazda outlines its plans for an electric future with Zoom Zoom. Earlier this month, we learned that Mazda will drop…

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Going Electric: Manufacturer Investment in EV Technology

The race is on! Automotive manufacturers the world over are transitioning to electric vehicles. Or at least that is the…

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Electrify This: Toyota Opens Vehicle Patents to Advance Global Electrification

Electric vehicles may very well be the future, but the transition to them is a long process. Manufacturers must invest…

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Energized by the 2017 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford’s PHEV is surprisingly reasonably priced. Three model years passed by and I finally got behind the wheel again of…

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Honda Wins Earth Day Accolades for 3 New Green Models

Going green on Earth Day, Honda style. Automakers like to time important news with key events, including Earth Day which…

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Chevrolet Bolt Will Beat Tesla Model 3 to Market by at Least a Year

GM will have at least a year advantage to make a case for the Chevrolet Bolt. Will it be enough…

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The Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016

What are the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2016? Our list excludes electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles, and features 10…

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MPG Leader Mazda Does it Without Hybrids or EVs

The Mazda brand has once again achieved the top miles per gallon (mpg) rating amongst all manufacturers in the US,…

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Number of Discontinued Hybrids Mount

Lower fuel prices have taken a toll on hybrid electric vehicles sales. Honda and Nissan have each discontinued two or…

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Reinvigorated: 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Rapidly falling gas prices will squeeze Camry Hybrid sales. Through 2014, the Toyota Camry has been the best-selling car model…

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Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced

Green Car of the Year award now in its eleventh year. The Audi A3 is a Green Car of the…

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Deloitte Report: Young Adults Want to Buy Cars

Automotive executives have enough worries to keep them awake at night. Recalls. Upgraded IIHS crash standards. Federal fuel requirements. Persnickety…

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Ford is “All In” With Start-Stop Technology

Start-stop technology is one of the newest engineering features that automakers are employing in a bid to squeeze more mpg…

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Hybrid Lexus CT 200h Receives Nip/Tuck for 2014

Lexus does not offer diesel engines in the US, instead it follows a hybrid strategy to provides a family of…

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Reviewed: 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

Hyundai has successfully made the transition from a substandard purveyor of rehashed automotive products to a world-class car manufacturer. Yes,…

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Ford and Hybrids Are a Winning Combination

The Ford Motor Company has long operated as an also-ran to Toyota’s dominance of the hybrid electric vehicle market. Ford…

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Impressive: 5 Million Toyota Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Toyota Hybrid Sales Pass a Milestone Say what you want about hybrid electric vehicles, but there is one thing you…

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