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 2 Comments on Hypermiling Defined!
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Hypermiling Defined!

Disclaimer: Never put yourself or other drivers in harm’s way when practicing some of these techniques which may, incidentally, be…

 6 Comments on The All-New Toyota Avalon Hybrid Combines Luxury With Efficiency
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The All-New Toyota Avalon Hybrid Combines Luxury With Efficiency

Toyota launches the latest generation Avalon Hybrid sedan. The 2019 Toyota Avalon Hybrid is a large, five-passenger front-wheel-drive sedan that’s…

 7 Comments on All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid Tops 50 MPG
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All-New 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid Tops 50 MPG

The 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid by the numbers. Toyota has long held a big edge in the hybrid market, easily…

 9 Comments on Lexus NX Hybrid Shines in a Niche Segment
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Lexus NX Hybrid Shines in a Niche Segment

Compact NX is the smallest of four Lexus SUVs. Low fuel prices haven’t halted Lexus’ advance in all things hybrid….

2017 Lexus CT 200h.
 3 Comments on Premium Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Lexus CT 200h
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Premium Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Lexus CT 200h

An entry-level hybrid with a fun-to-drive F Sport option. Sitting lower and coming in slightly shorter than the Toyota Prius,…

 3 Comments on Refreshed Nissan Altima Poised to Move Up
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Refreshed Nissan Altima Poised to Move Up

Updated Jan. 14, 2016 to reflect IIHS crashworthiness results. Nissan Altima SL grade (photo copyright Christopher Brewer). These certainly are…

 2 Comments on Hyundai Avante Points to Next Generation Elantra
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Hyundai Avante Points to Next Generation Elantra

If you are a fan of the Hyundai Elantra, then the Hyundai Avante reveal in Korea earlier this week should…

 1 Comment on Thin SUV Line is Hurting Hyundai
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Thin SUV Line is Hurting Hyundai

Hyundai’s weakest link is its line of utility vehicles. As other manufacturers have the right product in place, Hyundai finds…

 0 Comment on Chevrolet Bolt Concept to Production Reality?
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Chevrolet Bolt Concept to Production Reality?

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past Jan., General Motors took the wraps off of a…

Chrysler Town & Country
 1 Comment on How Many Miles Per Gallon Does a Minivan Get?
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How Many Miles Per Gallon Does a Minivan Get?

The modern minivan movement began in 1983 when the Chrysler Corporation brought the Plymouth Voyager and Dodge Caravan to the…

 4 Comments on Ford Lowers MPG Rating for 6 Models, Compensates Owners
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Ford Lowers MPG Rating for 6 Models, Compensates Owners

New MPG ratings announced. If you do not think that the auto industry is responsive to customer feedback, think again….

 0 Comment on Ford Serves Up a Hybrid Mileage Fix
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Ford Serves Up a Hybrid Mileage Fix

The Ford Motor Company has five hybrid models on the market, four for the Ford brand and one for its…

 1 Comment on 2014 Mazda3 Packs In The Zoom-Zoom
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2014 Mazda3 Packs In The Zoom-Zoom

Mazda took advantage of a slow early summer news cycle to unveil the next generation of its popular Mazda3 compact….

Honda Accord Hybrid
 3 Comments on Honda Accord Hybrid Aims for 49 MPG Rating
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Honda Accord Hybrid Aims for 49 MPG Rating

Honda is about to have its second go around with the Honda Accord Hybrid, but this time it has aimed…

 1 Comment on Pickup Truck Wars: Chevy Claims Mileage Edge Over Ford
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Pickup Truck Wars: Chevy Claims Mileage Edge Over Ford

Chevy, Ford pickup truck battle. From the 1950s through the 2000s Chevy vs. Ford was the brand battle for the…

 2 Comments on Top Tips for Getting Better Gas Mileage
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Top Tips for Getting Better Gas Mileage

An automobile is more of a necessity than a luxury in Los Angeles. Unlike many U.S. cities that have square,…

 0 Comment on Hyundai, Kia Admit MPG Errors
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Hyundai, Kia Admit MPG Errors

Bragging about getting 40 mpg can come back to bite you. At least that is what Hyundai and Kia are…