Archive for the 'Hybrids' Category

Cam Newton had a bad game on Thursday, he completed just 15 of 30 attempted passes en route to a Panthers loss to the Giants. Losing to the defending Superbowl champions isn’t all that embarrassing, but when you lose 36-7, you’re in a pretty hard to defend position even if you are only in your […]

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The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid will blow all of the other mid sized sedan hybrids out of the water when it launches with 47-mpg city and 47-mpg highway. The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid hitting 47-mpg in both city and highway ratings is a big deal for Ford, which has lagged behind Toyota in terms of […]

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The Buick Regal will come standard with eAssist, GM’s electric-assisted fuel economy technology, starting with the 2013 model year. The eAssist technology, which bumps fuel economy by six miles per gallon city and four highway, will add about $2,000 to the base 2013 Buick Regal’s price, bringing the starting price to $29,015. The 2013 Regal […]

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The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid will get 47-mpg when it goes on sale later this year starting at $25,200. That’s 47-mpg city as well as 47-mpg highway, and unsurprisingly: 47-mpg combined. Normally Hybrids get much better fuel economy in the city, but it looks like Ford engineered the C-Max to accommodate most American’s highway habits […]

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Tom Cruise is getting a divorce from Katie Holmes, and while the Maverick will be riding solo, at least he’ll be doing it in style. Tom Cruise drove the BMW i8 in the movie Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. He also got to drive the concept car to the Russian screening, though we imagine that involved […]

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Toyota is planning a 40-mpg hybrid version of the 2013 Toyota Avalon.  The 2013 Avalon Hybrid will get the same 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and hybrid drivetrain as the 2013 Lexus ES300h.  Toyota says that the 200-hp hybrid system in the 2013 Toyota Avalon will give the large car a 40-mpg rating. Toyota has already announced […]

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Lexus will stop sales of the HS 250h due to slow sales.  The Lexus HS 250h, which is unrelated to any other Lexus or Toyota car sold in the U.S., will leave the market just in time for the ES 300h hybrid to go on sale in August. The ES 300h shares its platform with […]

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Mitsubishi has revealed the new 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander, giving us a sneak peak at the company’s small SUV a month ahead of the official unveiling next month at the Geneva Motor Show. In addition to a redesigned exterior, the Outlander will be available as a plug-in hybrid that could get up to 140-mpg. The 2013 […]

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Volkswagen has announced that a hybrid version of the compact VW Jetta will be built. Volkswagen has long been the posterchild for diesel in the diesel vs hybrid debate, but now the Jetta will get another fuel sipping option: a hybrid engine with 45-mpg. Volkswagen says that the 2013 Jetta Hybrid will be the fastest […]

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Chevrolet has announced that the 2013 Chevy will go on sale next year, but only in the fuel-sipping, hybrid fighting ECO trim level. The 2013 Chevy Malibu ECO will be the only version of the new redesigned Malibu that is on sale in the beginning of next year, other trim levels will come next summer, […]

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