With the price of energy soaring – oil passed $100 per barrel on Tuesday – long-haul truckers are hurting, but hybrid manufacturers are smiling. Californians feel the pinch at the pump while Midwesterners, closer to large fuel inventories, wonder what all the fuss is about. With gasoline now at $3.37 per gallon – 20 cents higher than last week, and rising daily – who is profiting from higher prices and who is not?
Facing lagging sales and stiffer competition from Toyota's Prius models, Honda reportedly has pulled the plug on its own Insight hybrid.
The 2013 Honda Civic has become the first compact car ever to earn the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus designation. Engineering tweaks to the 2013 sedan and coupe led to the top tier designation.
Ford's C-Max hybrid has become the fastest-selling hybrid ever, even as Ford deals with discrepancies between the car's real-world gas mileage and its EPA rating.
With more hybrids than ever before on the market, have hybrid cars and their drivers broken through their own stereotypes? Gordon-Bloomfield offers some reasons for why the hybrid seems to be entering into the mainstream.
Toyota's vice chairman told reporters in a press conference that Toyota was planning to release 21 new or full-model-change hybrids, Read writes.
Buying a plug-in hybrid or electric vehicle is more than just buying a car. It's choosing a lifestyle.