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The Volkswagen XL1 Plug-in Hybrid Car - Mar 7, 2013 - 6:22:33 PM
Meet The Volkswagen XL1 Plug-in Hybrid Car. Who says a halo car has to be a supercar? Like the original Honda Insight, Volkswagens new XL1 has been designed to make a statement about the companys green technology. This new plug-in diesel electric hybrid has been designed from the ground up


Toyota FT-Bh Concept - Apr 2, 2012 - 12:00:38 AM
The Toyota FT-Bh Concept car is the latest hybrid offering from Toyota. Aimed at pure efficiency, this vehicle is made from state of the art materials and designed with fuel efficiency in mind. It boasts a hybrid drivetrain and weighs less than the Yaris.


Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid The Fastest Hybrid Plug-in - Mar 30, 2011 - 12:17:23 AM
The Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid was introduced at the Geneva Auto Show in 2010 and again at this year's Geneva Show. This electric and gasoline hybrid is scheduled for production in 2013, but only 918 of these plug-in supercars will be produced.


Hybrid Cars: The Performance Cars of the Future - Mar 10, 2011 - 11:51:53 PM
Hybrid Cars: The performance cars of the future might be found on racetracks in the future. We see fast cars, race cars, like the Porsche hybrid, a supercar made for speed and the track.


Hybrid Cars Are Hot, But What Are They? - May 4, 2010 - 10:06:41 PM
Hybrid cars are hot, but what are they? What do you really know about these hybrid vehicles? Learn some basic hybrid facts and learn what makes these eco-friendly cars work.


All Wheel Drive CERV Army Hybrid Concept - Mar 14, 2010 - 9:40:53 AM
The All Wheel Drive CERV is short for Clandestine Electric Reconnaissance Vehicle...it's the army's concept answer to going green. This deisel-electric hybrid vehicle is a cross between a golf cart and a Humvee...


The Hyundai Blue Will Eco-friendly Gas-Hybrid Concept - Mar 14, 2010 - 9:29:12 AM
The Hyundai Blue Will is the newest gas-hybrid concept car introduced at the Detroit Auto Show. This little test bed is filled with lots of good ideas neatly wrapped in a little package.


Repairing A Hybrid Doesn’t Have To Cost A Lot - Aug 19, 2009 - 3:01:47 PM
Repairing a hybrid vehicle doesn't have to cost that much, if you know where to go.


Get The Scoop on Hybrids - Apr 19, 2009 - 8:44:39 PM
Get the scoop on Hybrids...cars that have to be plugged in. Here are some interesting facts and the top 10 most popular Hybrid cars.


Hybrid Vehicles And The Cost Of Going Green - Sep 24, 2008 - 9:00:21 PM
According to InsWeb.com auto insurance is higher on a Hybrid. So Hybrid vehicles may be more fuel efficient but they also tend to have a higher sticker price.


Shopping For Hybrids: Important Points To Ponder - Aug 25, 2008 - 6:16:35 PM
Hybrid cars, green vehicles, are driving the auto market. Sales of hybrid cars rose 38 percent last year and with everyone looking for fuel economy, it will be even higher this year.


The Toyota A-BAT Hybrid Concept - Jan 29, 2008 - 10:34:00 AM
Over the past 15 years, small pickup trucks in North America have transformed from somewhat practical mini-haulers into slightly smaller versions of their bigger cousins in the full-size market.


The Volkswagen UP! - Jan 16, 2008 - 11:50:00 PM
This season has seen a resurgence in the number of stylish subcompact concepts being offered by Japanese and German companies. One of the most recent is the Volkswagen UP!


The Honda Hybrid CR-Z Concept - Jan 15, 2008 - 7:14:00 PM
The compact car market place can sadly seem like the land that style forgot. Many vehicles in this segment represent the most basic of point A to point B style transportation, as buyers are frequently looking more for value than they are for excitement.


Toyota Highlander Hybrid - Jan 8, 2008 - 12:32:00 PM
One of the leading car companies of the world, Toyota is coming out with their latest invention: The 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. As the name suggests, the Highlander Hybrid is packed with different systems, utilities and characteristics that work in unison to make this magnificent machine a truly incomparable sport-utility


Hybrid Car Comparison: Choosing Your Hybrid Car - Dec 26, 2007 - 1:12:00 AM
The popularity of the Hybrid car is on the rise these days. There are many advantages to buying a Hybrid car. The three most important benefits that one can derive by purchasing a Hybrid car is: there are tax benefits that you can take advantage of, your fuel costs are


The Luxury And Comfort Of A Lexus Hybrid Car - Dec 16, 2007 - 5:52:00 PM
Hybrid technology is the new buzz in the motor world today and Toyota has granted patent rights to other manufacturers to make Hybrid cars. Toyota is one of the leading manufacturers of Hybrid cars and has shared its innovations with other manufacturers generously.


Hybrid Cars Are The Cars Of The Future - Dec 10, 2007 - 12:38:00 AM
Is it time to buy a new car? You may want to consider a purchase that will address your future needs of our environment as well as your personal economy. Instead of the gas guzzling cars of the past, you may want to consider a fuel saving car of the


The Citroen 2CV - Dec 6, 2007 - 6:12:00 PM
Citroen, the French automaker produced this economy car during the latter part of the last century. The Citroen 2CV is considered to be one of the most iconic cars from the company and was dubbed the ‘tin snail’.


GMC Yukon Hybrid - Dec 3, 2007 - 2:14:00 AM
The GMC Yukon Hybrid is marketed as being the world's first “two mode” hybrid vehicle. With that in mind, you may be wondering exactly what is meant by being a “two mode” hybrid vehicle.


The 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid - Nov 27, 2007 - 10:38:00 PM
The Honda Civic Hybrid is one of the most popular of all of the hybrids on the market today. As a consequence, Honda has built on the already solid reputation of the vehicle as it brings the 2008 Honda Civic Hybrid onto the market.


The Distinct Innovative Advantages Of The Ford Hybrid Car - Nov 23, 2007 - 6:08:00 PM
The Ford brand has been an American icon signifying excellence, innovation and dedication. Among the world’s largest automobile manufacturers, Ford has time and again come up with cutting edge technology for automobiles that cater to every need.


How to Pay Less at the Pump - Nov 20, 2007 - 8:26:00 PM
With gasoline prices still hovering near $3 per gallon in many areas of the country, you may be wishing you could afford a hybrid. The good news is, you can probably increase your fuel efficiency and reduce fuel costs right now – without shelling out thousands more for a hybrid


The Hybrid Car: Great Advantages, Great To Use - Nov 19, 2007 - 11:56:00 PM
With rising fuel prices and the ever prevalent pollution emitted by the conventional vehicle adding to our Greenhouse effect, the need for a more efficient vehicle is a must for today.


Mazda Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid - Nov 17, 2007 - 1:04:00 AM
While most alternative fuel vehicles tend to be either small and economy oriented or expensive and exclusive, Mazda has decided to push their hydrogen powered platforms into the realm of more practical use with the introduction of the Premacy Hydrogen RE Hybrid.


The Subaru B5-TPH – The Turbo Parallel Hybrid - Nov 14, 2007 - 11:32:00 PM
The Subaru B5-TPH (the TPH stands for Turbo Parallel Hybrid) was an impressive new exhibit at the 2005 Tokyo Motor Show. It’s got a bit of everything. It is part SUV, part sports wagon with an electric motor alongside a turbocharged engine.


The 2007 Line Up Of Hybrid Cars - Nov 9, 2007 - 8:56:00 PM
In a world where growing greener has become more and more necessary, it’s nice to know that the world of cars is falling in line too. With the popularity of 'Hybrid Technology', the demand for these vehicles is growing by leaps and bounds across the world.


The History of the Hybrid Car - Nov 9, 2007 - 8:42:00 PM
Demand for a car that would be economical to run and one that would not pollute the atmosphere has resulted in the development of the Hybrid car. Vast strides made in the recent past in gasoline engine technology, has made the Hybrid car a popular reality.


Mazda RX-8 REs - Nov 8, 2007 - 10:40:00 PM
Hydrogen-powered cars represent the leading edge of alternative fuel technology. The concept of a zero-emissions vehicle is something that environmental policies of many nations have set as a goal. Liquid hydrogen fuel represents one of the great hopes in the fulfillment of this policy.


The Toyota Hybrid X - Nov 1, 2007 - 11:30:00 PM
From Japan’s leading car maker comes a hybrid that breaks the mould of conventional hybrids with a car that could just be a conventional comfortable regular four-door, four-seater – with a lot of great looks added.


Shift Into a 'Greener' Gear This Year - Oct 18, 2007 - 12:06:00 AM
Whether it's a concern for the environment or the increasing cost of fuel, more and more people are seeing the hybrid vehicle as a viable option. Hybrid cars are appealing because they pair a gasoline engine with one or more electric motors to achieve higher fuel efficiency and extremely low


Hybrid Car Facts - Sep 9, 2007 - 10:04:00 PM
Hybrid cars are cars which run on rechargeable batteries and gasoline engines, rather than just a gasoline engine. As the car uses batteries they help in reducing the fuel emissions since the car runs on batteries when you are accelerating. Here are some interesting facts about hybrid cars.


Hybrid Cars: How Do They Work - Sep 6, 2007 - 11:14:00 PM
Hybrid cars are the latest additions in the race of the auto industry. A few years ago there were only a few on the roads, but today there are thousands. Hybrids will make it easier for people to be spared the cost of out of control gasoline prices.


Hybrid Taxi Cabs - Aug 20, 2007 - 10:32:00 PM
Dear EarthTalk: I visited New York City recently and could not believe the number of taxicabs on the streets. Are there any efforts to “green up” these vehicles? They must be real gas-guzzlers, considering all the idling and stop-and-go traffic they face. -- Justin Grant, Berkeley, CA


NYC Pushing to new limits on Going Green with hybrid taxis - Jul 16, 2007 - 12:54:00 PM
Just this past May, as part of a larger effort to make New York the “greenest major metropolis on the planet,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an ambitious plan to switch over the city’s 13,000-vehicle taxi cab fleet from gas guzzling traditional cars to (comparatively) fuel-sipping gasoline-electric hybrids.


Toyota FT-HS The Supra Rides Again - Jun 17, 2007 - 6:30:00 PM
Toyota's concept car, the new FT-HS, will essentially be a hybrid sports car come to life. Many sports car enthusiasts will be excited about this car that Toyota debuted in Detroit, Michigan, earlier in 2007. Their new Toyota FT-HS will be a sports car that is also a hybrid.


More Canadians Choosing to Drive a Hybrid - Jun 13, 2007 - 10:56:00 PM
With more than 950,000 hybrid vehicles sold globally, the technology has truly become mainstream. As hybrids have evolved, Canadian drivers no longer have to choose between their environmental values or luxury, power and style. Today, hybrid cars are a practical and preferred choice for many.


Hybrid Technology in Cars - Jun 11, 2007 - 12:51:00 AM
The bullet shaped Honda Insight was the first electric/gasoline powered hybrid vehicle available in the United States. This two-seater provided the best in fuel economy without compromising performance.


Debunking Hybrid Myths - Jun 3, 2007 - 12:52:00 PM
Climate change is top of mind, and hybrid cars are becoming an icon for environmental awareness among Canadian consumers. But hybrid technology has evolved quickly, and it's still a mystery for many Canadians.


Hybrid Cars: Brisk Sales, More Choices - May 29, 2007 - 11:52:00 PM
With no end in sight to turmoil in the Middle East and a flagging U.S. dollar, $3 a gallon gas looks to be a fact of life. The resulting desire for greater fuel efficiency is driving brisk sales for gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles. Check out the full listing of currently available


Fact, Fiction, Rumour or Reality? The Scoop on Hybrids - Jan 3, 2007 - 9:40:00 PM
Hybrid vehicles have caused a stir, and speculation abounds about how they work, how much they cost to buy, maintain and insure. Some of it is fact, but some of it is simply rumour.


Fuel Efficiency and Hybrids - Dec 22, 2006 - 12:50:00 AM
People everywhere are scrambling around to find a solution that works for them in terms of the high gas prices all over the country. Some have traded in their gas hog SUVs, while others have tried gas additives that their makers claim are the answer to gas price prayers.


Hybrid Car Tax Incentives - Oct 30, 2006 - 11:01:00 PM
Most often when considering the purchase of a new car the last thing that comes to mind is that it can actually be financially beneficial. In the case of buying a new hybrid car it can be a financially sound purchase. Since their beginning hybrid cars have been used as


Search For Light-Duty Vehicles Using Fuel: Hybrid Electric - Oct 30, 2006 - 1:12:00 AM
Here are some stats for you about the: Ford Escape Hybrid, The Mercury Mariner Hybrid, The Honda Accord Hybrid, The Honda Civic Hybrid, The Honda Insight Hybrid, The Toyota Highlander Hybrid, The Lexus RX 400h Hybrid and The Toyota Prius Hybrid


What Are Hybrid Vehicles Anyway? - Oct 1, 2006 - 7:21:00 PM
Hybrid vehicles are a cross between traditional fuel-powered vehicles and electric vehicles. Combining an electric motor, a battery pack, as well as an internal combustion engine, these components work together to deliver power to a hybrids wheels. Common technologies include idle stop which allows the engine to automatically shut off


Choosing the Right Hybrid Car For You - Sep 10, 2006 - 10:15:00 PM
So the decision has been made. You have decided to go with a hybrid car. Now it’s crucial decision-making time. Which hybrid is the way to go? That answer will be different for each individual car buyer. Features like gas mileage, overall cost, and the available number of passenger seats


How Hybrid Cars Work - Sep 5, 2006 - 11:01:00 PM
In recent years the automotive industry has been working hard to produce more efficient, environmentally sound cars. So far the result has been the mass production of hybrid cars. Almost everyone has heard of them, but there seems to be a lot of questions as to how the work and


Comparing Hybrid Cars - Aug 31, 2006 - 8:10:00 PM
Like everything in today’s ever changing market, automobiles are fast becoming more advanced and the choices available are positively mind-boggling. Considering the current state of gas prices and environmental concerns many people looking into purchasing a new car are seriously contemplating the relatively new hybrid models. With body style and


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