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Rumblings from deep-pocketed tech companies have inspired many to postulate it’s just a matter of time before electric cars from companies like Apple arrive, but the CEO of Nissan and protagonist for the Leaf says he has no worries. “I don’t think we’re headed this way,” he said this week at the New York auto […]

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Famous vacuum manufacturer Dyson is reportedly working on an electric car. According to a report from The Guardian, the company is developing an EV with help from the government. It appears that the U.K. government accidentally disclosed the information with the release of its National Infrastructure Delivery Plan. “The government is funding Dyson to develop […]

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Today Mitsubishi unveiled its Outlander PHEV, a vehicle that’s been a top seller in Europe and long on the want list by numerous American plug-in enthusiasts. Originally revealed at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the all-wheel-drive SUV has since gone through a mid-cycle refresh and is promised this fall in the U.S. Mitsubishi says the […]

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Acura has taken the wraps off the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. The MDX has a new look, and along with that comes an available hybrid powertrain that pairs a 3.0-liter V6 with an integrated electric motor and seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The V6/electric motor combo power […]

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Genesis today revealed a concept envisioning what a hybrid from Hyundai’s upscale brand might look like. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine rated for 245 horsepower, 260 pounds-feet of torque. Info was not given however on the hybrid aspect of the powertrain for the vehicle named for the place it was first […]

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When released in the fourth quarter of this year, Hyundai anticipates its most-efficient version of the Ioniq Hybrid will net as much as 57 or 58 mpg combined on the U.S. EPA cycle. Assuming federal certification bears out Hyundai’s internal testing, its purported “Prius fighter” – as media have portrayed it – will be aptly […]

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The BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid variant has finally arrived. The 2016 BMW 330e iPerformance will be available starting this summer with a price of $44,695 including destination. It is the first time BMW i technologies have been integrated into the world’s most successful premium model and the plug-in hybrid drive system will offer up […]

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Today General Motors released a video highlighting pre-production underway at its Orion Township, Mich. assembly plant for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. The 200-plus-mile range all-electric car is to start at $37,500 before a $7,500 federal tax credit and potential state incentives, as available, but what’s being shown are not units for sale. Rather, they […]

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Due in Chevrolet dealerships this spring, the 2016 Malibu Hybrid’s fuel economy is EPA rated 47 mpg city, 46 mpg highway, and 46 mpg combined. The automaker announced the ratings, and while the combined figure fell short by 1 mpg from unofficial Chevy estimates, its marketing director of Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers touted the accomplishment. […]

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a public service announcement about the dangers of cyber security threats in our vehicles. The organization is trying to bring awareness to vehicle hacking to help consumers and manufacturers avoid it in the future. Thanks to the connectivity of new vehicles, the FBI says that the risk […]

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