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1991 Alfa Romeo 164 Electric
03 May

Classic 1991 Alfa Romeo 164, Converted to Electric

eBay Listing: 1991 Alfa Romeo 164 The Alfa Romeo 164 was styled at Pininfarina, the famed Italian car design firm. It was unveiled at the 1987 Frankfurt Motor Show, as the last car offered before Alfa Romeo was purchased by Fiat. Alfa was well known as a sports car brand. The 164 was the company’s […]

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Toyota Prius C
22 Apr

Our Top Five Favorite Hybrids for Earth Day

It’s been more than 40 years since the first Earth Day. In that time, hybrid and electric car technology has been transformed from Buck Rogers fantasy to an everyday reality. Back in the day, driving a fuel-sipping car forced eco-minded motorists to settle on a stripped-down sluggish econobox. Today, there are more than available 40 […]

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VW EL1 plug-in hybrid
01 Mar

Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid Is Prequel to VW Electric Vehicles

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By all accounts, Volkswagen was one of the last major car companies to offer a hybrid, when it introduced the Touarag SUV Hybrid in 2010. There’s a 2012 gas-electric Touareg available via an eBay Motors classified right now. It’s a very capable and attractive upscale mid-size SUV, offering 333 horsepower via its Audi V6 engine […]

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1965 mini monster
24 Jan

1965 Classic Mini Monster

Before hybrids and electric cars hit the green car scene, the best fuel efficiency strategy was to downsize. But for decades, opting for a smaller car, in order to go further on a gallon of gas, meant driving an “econobox” — a joyless, stripped-down model with little oomph and even less style. One exception has […]

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2013_fiat_500e
28 Nov

All-Electric Fiat 500e Unveiled at L.A. Auto Show

Fiat today unveiled an all-electric version of its iconic 500 subcompact. Every bit as cute and iconic as the gas-powered Fiat 500, the so-called 500e takes on a blend of both retro and futuristic design—complete with dot patterns on the front grille influenced by Italian furniture, and a new Electric Orange color for the exterior, […]

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Tesla Model S
14 Nov

TESLA Model S Sweeps Motor Trend Car of the Year Award

On Monday, Motor Trend magazine announced that the all-electric 2012 Tesla Model S won its Car of the Year Award. It was the first time Motor Trend gave the distinction to a pure electric vehicle, and the first time the judges were unanimous in their decision. The Motor Trend award follows Automobile Magazine giving the […]

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1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL EV
02 Nov

1965 All-Electric Mercedes-Benz 230SL Convertible

In 2014, Mercedes-Benz will begin selling a new small electric car, the B-Class E-Cell, in the United States. The car will use electric components supplied by Tesla Motors, and should display some of Tesla’s impressive high-power acceleration. But eBay shoppers don’t need to wait that long for a sweet all-electric Benzo. This 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230SL […]

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