The 2016 Prius Eco is rated at 56 mpg combined (58 mpg city, 53 mpg highway)--making it the new all-time fuel efficiency leader among vehicles that don't plug in to recharge their battery packs.
Mazda has greatly improved fuel efficiency across its US lineup of vehicles through refinements to its internal-combustion engines alone.
The Chevy 2016 Malibu Hybrid is the first full-hybrid model to wear a Malibu badge, and its base price is slightly lower than the gasoline model.
Early Tesla Model S motors have had reliability issues. Now, a new analysis of data provided to Plug-In America by 327 owners of early Tesla Model S cars suggests that as many as two-thirds of those early Model S drivetrains will need to be replaced within 60,000 miles.
Five Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell crossovers were delivered to Parisian taxi service STEP (Société du Taxi Electrique Parisien) this week. The Tucson is likely the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle to enter taxi service on a significant scale.
The latest EU emissions testing allow carmakers more leeway to exceed the legal limits for nitrogen oxides than they had requested. Now, it appears Volkswagen may have had a hand in pressuring regulators to be lenient.
New York City might possess the largest electric municipal fleet in the country by 2025, according to a new plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Volkswagen would like to combine its legal proceedings related to cheating on diesel emissions tests in the US and try them in Detroit, but consumer advocates and officials are pushing for legal proceedings in other states.
It's possible consumers are no longer as interested in increased fuel economy as they once were.
The Chevy Bolt EV, the long-awaited, pure electric descendant of GM's EV1--and a cousin of the new Chevrolet Volt, or at least a close-sounding relative, will go into production next year with an anticipated all-electric driving range of 200 miles.
Electric car buyers face a tough time at traditional car dealerships, according to a recent report. One problem is that dealers apparently don't think consumers are interested in electric cars.
Hyundai is expected to launch its first dedicated hybrid vehicle early next year, and the automaker is very confident in the car's likely fuel efficiency ratings.
Toyota Prius hybrid owners keep their cars longer than almost any other model, according to a recent study that tracked the percentage of original owners who kept their new-vehicle purchases at least 10 years. Which model beat it out?
The fallout from Volkswagen's emission cheating scandal could lead to a serious contradiction of the diesel market worldwide —including in the very near future, the phase-out of a number of current European-market diesel models.
The EPA has accused VW of incorporating similar software into its 3.0-liter V-6 diesels, which are used by Audi and Porsche as well. This time, the response was from the headquarters of Volkswagen AG in Germany--which came out swinging.
Nissan has revealed a concept car that gives a glimpse of what electric-car ownership could be like many years into the future—and, perhaps, provides a few more hints of what’s in store for the second-generation Nissan Leaf.
Nissan debuted an autonomous electric car concept Wednesday at the Tokyo Motor Show. Some had speculated that it could be a preview of the next Nissan Leaf electric car.
Volkswagen's proposals to make its TDI diesel cars compliant with emissions regulations could include software adjustment, engine tweaks, or outright buybacks.
Diesel engines may be suffering in the public eye due to the Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal, but luxury carmakers, including Jaguar, are pushing forward. The automaker is planning a diesel Land Rover for the US market.
Visitors to GM's technical development campus next year might get a ride from a fleet of autonomous 2016 Chevy Volt extended range vehicles.