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Hybrid Cars Are On The Rise – And So Are Sales

Since the U.S. recession began, many folks have looked for ways to downsize, to cut costs, and conserve. All of this could explain the jump in sales of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars beginning in January of this year. Cutting vehicle …

Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year

Motorists in the U.S. may have noticed the trend in the past few years of more Toyota Prius vehicles on the road. There’s good reason for this trend above the environmental concerns that so often surround conversations about hybrid vehicles: …

Over 40% of U.S. Households Could Use Electric Vehicles Without Changing Habits Over 40% of U.S. Households Could Use Electric Vehicles Without Changing Habits

Though consumers in the U.S. are finally viewing electric vehicles as an option at an expanding rate, less that 1% of Americans are currently driving such vehicles. It will take until Though the range and size of electric vehicles are …

Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption

Though electric vehicles are slowly becoming more popular in western markets, car manufacturers are still being conservative with the technology. This may change rapidly in the coming years, however, as emissions mandates begin to put pressure on manufacturers. Market research …

Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020 Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020

With electric car sales now rising and charging station infrastructure for the vehicles now rolling out, it seems that electric vehicles are finally starting to become mainstream. With major car manufacturers now debuting fully-electric plug-in models, the number of electric …

Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans
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For the first time in history, a hybrid vehicle has won at Le Mans 24 Hours. Audi fielded a team of four of its Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid vehicles, and the cars have taken first, second, third, and fifth …

Hybrid Cars: Silent But Potentially Deadly On the Road Hybrid Cars: Silent But Potentially Deadly On the Road
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Hybrid cars, as well as their electric brethren, make so little noise on the road that the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is considering putting together guidelines for automobile manufactures that would require these vehicles to maintain a minimum …

Gas Prices Aren’t Driving Comparison Searches
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One might think the rise in US gas prices would spur people to race to the Web for pricing information and hybrid car details. One would be wrong to think these things.