Tag: Prius

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08 Aug

Review: 2013 Mazda CX-5

Likes: Responsive handling 6-speed manual transmission enhances the driving experience Excellent fuel economy Stylish exterior design Dislikes: Lack of horsepower with no option to upgrade Weak set of tech features compared to competition Below average sound and navigation systems

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02 Aug

Fuel-Efficient Tires

Where the Rubber Hits Your MPG Whiz-bang car technology allows hybrids to get 50 mpg, and electric cars to earn the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon. But you don’t have to go high-tech to improve your fuel efficiency. Significant gains in mpg are available to anybody paying attention to their tires, no matter what […]

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2013 Ford C-MAX
26 Jul

What You Should Know about the 2013 Ford C-Max

When the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid goes on sale this fall, most American consumers are likely to ask, “What’s a C-Max?” That’s a fair question, considering that the model is new to the U.S. market—not only as a new nameplate, but as a different kind of vehicle altogether. One immediate distinction is that it’s Ford’s […]

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Opel Ampera
17 Jul

Top Ten Fuel Efficient Cars of 2012

Crowning the king of fuel-efficient cars used to be so much easier. But these days, cars that run on less energy often run partly or completely on electricity — which makes MPG a tricky term. After all, a pack of fully charged batteries doesn’t use gallons. As a result, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created […]

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10 Jul

Electric Car Sales Slower Than Expected in 2012

In a few weeks, we’ll come upon the four-year anniversary of when candidate Barack Obama proposed that America put 1 million plug-in electric vehicles on our roads by 2015. Even before the sale of the first Chevy Volt or Nissan Leaf, most observers knew that hitting the seven-figure mark by 2015 was more aspirational than […]

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30 Jun

Day 3 eBay Motors New Car Revolution Devolution Sale

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We are into day 3 of our New Car Revolution Devolution Sale. Buy now and save big! This means you can get an amazing eBay deal on a new set of wheels! From June 28 – July 2, eBay Motors will be hosting the New Car Revolution Devolution Sale. Every day of the sale, literally […]

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06 Jun

Our Top Five Favorite Hybrids

When hybrid cars first appeared on U.S. roads in late 1999, they were seen as a temporary experiment. It was, after all, the SUV era, so the funky teardrop design of the Honda Insight and awkward shape of the first-generation Prius received derision—if they were noticed at all.

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