The 2014 Ford Fiesta offers improved fuel efficiency, giving you 30 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway. The new Ford Fiesta uses less fuel than any other subcompact car except for the Toyota Prius C.
Toyota recall involves 242,000 Prius and Lexus cars in the US, Europe, and Japan that may have brake defects. More than 90 complaints have reportedly been issued to about drivers of the vehicles needing to step more heavily on brake pedals to stop their cars, prompting the Toyota recall .
Hybrids and plug-ins together took 3.71 percent of the US auto market last month, Voelcker writes, just 0.01 percent below their all-time high share of 3.72 percent last December. The more hybrids and plug-ins that are sold, the more economies of scale can kick in to lower their component costs, from lithium-ion cells to electric traction motors.
Major disparities in the listed MPG and the actual performance of two Ford hybrids have put the EPA's mileage tests under scrutiny. With most vehicles, the EPA is essentially on target, but changes might be on the horizon.
Which plug-in electric car is best for tall people? Green Car Reports offers the best and the worst of plug-in electric cars for very tall drivers.
Hybrid car sales grew 40.9 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to a recent study. It's a stark indication of the hybrid car's relentless transformation from eco-themed curiosity to mainstream car choice, Ingram writes.
Toyota has been refining its hybrid mtoro technology for a decade and a half, becoming an industry leader in the process. Now, Toyota has announced that its hybrid sales have surpassed the 5 million mar worldwide.
Average fuel economy of all cars in the US reached 24.6 miles per gallon – not high for your average hybrid, but the highest it's ever been.
Tax Day 2013 is a month away, and if you drive a plugin, your vehicle could qualify you for a wide range of federal, state, and local tax credits. Read on to see if you qualify, and get your paperwork together in plenty of time for Tax Day 2013.
California is by far the largest single market for electric cars, Voelcker writes, and that means charging stations in public parking lots are now sometimes fully occupied, meaning they can't recharge their electric cars' batteries.