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  • Lexus NX debuts in turbocharged and hybrid guise
    Lexus NX debuts in turbocharged and hybrid guise

    Lexus showed off its polarizing new NX at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, trotting out both the turbocharged 200t model (Lexus' first production turbo) alongside the hybrid-powered 300h. We still don't …

    Lexus NX debuts in turbocharged and hybrid guise

    Lexus showed off its polarizing new NX at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, trotting out both the turbocharged 200t model (Lexus' first production turbo) alongside the hybrid-powered 300h. We still don't know a great deal ...

  • First Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive rolls off line, coming to US soon

    Mercedes-Benz is about to give Americans another choice of battery-powered vehicle. Offering more all-electric range than the Nissan Leaf or BMW i3, and with a smaller price tag than the Tesla Model S, …

    First Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive rolls off line, coming to US soon

    Mercedes-Benz is about to give Americans another choice of battery-powered vehicle. Offering more all-electric range than the Nissan Leaf or BMW i3, and with a smaller price tag than the Tesla Model S, the B-Class Electric Drive is officially set to arrive in the US this summer. Indeed, the first examples have begun rolling …

  • Yahoo Autos editor and former IndyCar driver Alex Lloyd drives the $900,000 Porsche 918 Spyder in an attempt to discover whether its 887 hybrid horsepower forsees the future of sports cars.

  • Cadillac Doesn't Mind That Lots Of People Hate Its Electric Car Commercial

    Cadillac has been lampooned by Ford and criticized by others for "Poolside," the 2014 ad for its electric-hybrid ELR that praises rich Americans who work constantly and enjoy material benefits …

    Cadillac Doesn't Mind That Lots Of People Hate Its Electric Car Commercial

    Cadillac has been lampooned by Ford and criticized by others for "Poolside," the 2014 ad for its electric-hybrid ELR that praises rich Americans who work constantly and enjoy material benefits such as "the upside of only taking two weeks off in August."

  • Mercedes Exploits F1 Know-How For New Intelligent Hybrid System

    The push for more efficient vehicles is leading automakers to develop new and ingenious ways to save fuel--without detracting from the driving experience of their vehicles. Many of these systems operate …

    Mercedes Exploits F1 Know-How For New Intelligent Hybrid System

    The push for more efficient vehicles is leading automakers to develop new and ingenious ways to save fuel--without detracting from the driving experience of their vehicles. Many of these systems operate without the driver ever knowing anything is happening--which is just how Mercedes's new Intelligent Hybrid system will …

  • BMW Explains Why Its New Electric Car Looks So Strange

    The 2014 World Car Awards were presented at the New York Auto Show this morning, and BMW's all-electric i3 came away as the star, winning World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year. The latter is …

    BMW Explains Why Its New Electric Car Looks So Strange

    The 2014 World Car Awards were presented at the New York Auto Show this morning, and BMW's all-electric i3 came away as the star, winning World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year. The latter is somewhat surprising (or maybe not), given the i3's totally unconventional looks: It's nothing like the cars that made …

  • Every US Volvo could get plug-in hybrid model

    Let's start with the V60 PHEV, which Shaw called a test bed.

    Every US Volvo could get plug-in hybrid model

    Let's start with the V60 PHEV, which Shaw called a test bed.

  • Custom faux-tique electric tram aims to replace New York's horses over the neigh-sayers

    For the record, it's the year 2014. I mention that in case someone reading this story about a push to replace horses with motorized carriages thinks they've stumbled onto some archival piece by accident. …

    Creative Motorworks Horseless eCarriage

    For the record, it's the year 2014. I mention that in case someone reading this story about a push to replace horses with motorized carriages thinks they've stumbled onto some archival piece by accident. It's been more than 100 years since the first vehicles began to trundle around Manhattan, but the last remaining vestiges …

  • Volvo S60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept To Debut At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

    Volvo’s V60 wagon has been sold with a diesel-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain overseas for the past couple of years. At the 2014 Beijing Auto Show on Sunday, the Swedish automaker will show an S60 …

    Volvo S60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept To Debut At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

    Volvo’s V60 wagon has been sold with a diesel-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain overseas for the past couple of years. At the 2014 Beijing Auto Show on Sunday, the Swedish automaker will show an S60 concept powered by a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain. The concept is the Volvo S60L Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric …

  • 2015 Ford Focus Electric hides in plain sight

    The styling changes to the 2015 Ford Focus were shown off at the recent Geneva Motor Show, so what the EV version looks like is not that much of a surprise. Still, the 2015 Focus Electric is ...

    2015 Ford Focus Electric hides in plain sight

    The styling changes to the 2015 Ford Focus were shown off at the recent Geneva Motor Show, so what the EV version looks like is not that much of a surprise. Still, the 2015 Focus Electric is ...