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Dismal Sales Kill The Lexus HS 250h Hybrid

Dismal Sales Kill The Lexus HS 250h Hybrid

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Lexus launched the HS 250h hybrid in the U.S. in the summer of 2009, as a 2010 model. Meant as a fuel-efficient bookend to Lexus’ other entry-level offering, the rear-drive  Full Article »

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The Numbers Prove It: Consumers Aren’t Buying Hybrids

The Numbers Prove It: Consumers Aren’t Buying Hybrids

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Over the next few years, expect to see a flood of new hybrid vehicles hit the market, as automakers scramble to reach the federally mandated corporate average fuel economy numbers  Full Article »

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It’s The Economy Stupid: Reseach Shows Chevy Volt Interest Waning

It’s The Economy Stupid: Reseach Shows Chevy Volt Interest Waning

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CNW Marketing Research recently conducted a study into consumer interest towards the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Their findings? Interest among both “early adopters” of technology and the general car-buying public is  Full Article »

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2012 Lexus CT 200h F Sport: A Sheep In A Wolf Suit
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2012 Lexus CT 200h F Sport: A Sheep In A Wolf Suit

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As hybrids go, Lexus’ CT 200h is a mixed bag. Lexus wants to sell it as a “sporty” hybrid, but at the end of the day it’s a Toyota Prius  Full Article »

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Honda Confirms Work On NSX Successor. Sort Of.

Honda Confirms Work On NSX Successor. Sort Of.

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During a press conference at the Shanghai Auto Show, Honda’s president, Takanobu Ito, confirmed what car enthusiasts the world over have hoped for: Honda will build a successor to the  Full Article »

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Hybrids Outpace Conventional Vehicle Sales

Hybrids Outpace Conventional Vehicle Sales

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For years, Americans have ignored hybrid vehicles in favor of trucks, SUVs, minivans and sports cars. Even the occasional bump in gasoline prices wasn’t enough to make buyers warm up  Full Article »

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Porsche Builds A More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche Builds A More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid

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In 2010, Porsche became the first automaker to campaign a hybrid race car in endurance racing events around the world. Their original 911 GT3 R Hybrid saw competition at the  Full Article »

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Mitsubishi To Focus On EVs, Kill Off Evo

Mitsubishi To Focus On EVs, Kill Off Evo

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Where, I wonder, did Mitsubishi go wrong as an automaker? The brand that once had such promise has fallen on hard times, and finds themselves forced to create a new  Full Article »

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