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.
Cheaper midsize cars do a better job in deadly head-on collisions than many luxury and near luxury midsize cars, according to crash tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
A Nissan Leaf lets us drive 1,000 miles a month for $36 worth of electricity. That's a quarter of the monthly cost of gasoline for our van.
Plug-in sales dropped slightly in November with Nissan Leaf's steady sales unable to make up for the drop in Chevy Volt sales, Voelcker writes. The Chevy Volt range-extended electric car, logged 1,519 sales.
High efficiency was a bit of a trend in this year's Consumer Reports' consumer satisfaction survey, with the Toyota Camry Hybrid, Prius, Prius C and Nissan Leaf all scoring highly, Ingram writes. The Chevy Volt electric car topped the list for the second year in a row.
Despite the electric auto industry's current struggles and high costs, the future is bright for electric cars, Dikeman writes.
Toyota recall involves some 2.8 million vehicles worldwide, including 2004 to 2009 Priuses sold in the United States. Faulty steering shafts and water pumps prompted the latest Toyota recall.
Tesla Motors made history Tuesday when the Tesla Model S became the first all-electric vehicle to win Motor Trend's Car of the Year award. Will Tesla's honor silence critics of the electric car industry?
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.