The Truth About Cars » Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:42:47 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Hybrid http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com TTAC News Round-up: Let’s Talk Carbon Emissions, Volkswagen’s Bigger Headache, and Plug-in Porsches http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-lets-talk-carbon-emissions-volkswagens-bigger-headache-plug-porsches/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 17:15:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269977 FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA has to clean up its act in a hurry, or pay a lot more to sell cars in the future. That, Europe wants Volkswagen to treat its owners the same as American owners, General Motors’ lawyers get down and dirty and Porsche’s plug-in 911 … after the break! Fiat Chrysler finishes last in fuel […]

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FCA Hybrid Chief: Pacifica Will Be Largest Hybrid Vehicle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fca-hybrid-chief-pacifica-will-largest-hybrid-vehicle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/fca-hybrid-chief-pacifica-will-largest-hybrid-vehicle/#comments Mon, 18 Jan 2016 19:11:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1269289 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ global hybrid chief said that the newly announced Chrysler Pacifica minivan will be the largest vehicle for FCA’s new hybrid powertrain and that the gasoline and battery combo will be scalable to smaller cars. “This’ll be the largest footprint — in the Pacifica,” Michael Duhaime told us last week at the North American […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ global hybrid chief said that the newly announced Chrysler Pacifica minivan will be the largest vehicle for FCA’s new hybrid powertrain and that the gasoline and battery combo will be scalable to smaller cars. “This’ll be the largest footprint — in the Pacifica,” Michael Duhaime told us last week at the North American […]

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NAIAS 2016: Volvo S90 is Your Deer-detecting Swedish Executive Saloon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volvo-s90-deer-detecting-swedish-executive-saloon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volvo-s90-deer-detecting-swedish-executive-saloon/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:35:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263497 After winning the North American Truck of the Year award with the excellent XC90, Volvo is clearly on a roll. Get it? Volvo is Latin for “I roll.” No? Never mind. Following up the SUV is a new large luxury sedan, the S90, sharing much with the big truck. (There once was a time when CUVs […]

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After winning the North American Truck of the Year award with the excellent XC90, Volvo is clearly on a roll. Get it? Volvo is Latin for “I roll.” No? Never mind. Following up the SUV is a new large luxury sedan, the S90, sharing much with the big truck. (There once was a time when CUVs […]

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NAIAS 2016: Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active is a Plug-In Apology http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volkswagen-tiguan-gte-active-plug-apology/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volkswagen-tiguan-gte-active-plug-apology/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:52:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262665 Volkswagen unveiled a new plug-in hybrid concept for the Tiguan, featuring more aggressive styling than the standard model launched in Frankfurt. Interestingly, Volkswagen has positioned the gas-electric CUV as a more fun-to-drive truck than the standard vehicle. In other words, it’s a Tiguan Trailhawk. The GTE Active offers two driver-selectable modes: E-mode, which is an […]

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Volkswagen unveiled a new plug-in hybrid concept for the Tiguan, featuring more aggressive styling than the standard model launched in Frankfurt. Interestingly, Volkswagen has positioned the gas-electric CUV as a more fun-to-drive truck than the standard vehicle. In other words, it’s a Tiguan Trailhawk. The GTE Active offers two driver-selectable modes: E-mode, which is an […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Santa Fe Sports in Alabama, Tiguan With A Tether, And GMC Acadia Bows? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-santa-fe-sports-alabama-tiguan-tether-gmc-acadia-bows/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-santa-fe-sports-alabama-tiguan-tether-gmc-acadia-bows/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259897 Is there a Santa Fe, Alabama? If not, there will be soon. That, Volkswagen’s Tiguan + electron, who’s gonna buy all these electric cars, and you don’t really need a gas delivery service, people … after the break! Santa Fe Sport to be assembled in Alabama, far from actual Santa Fe Hyundai will build its […]

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Is there a Santa Fe, Alabama? If not, there will be soon. That, Volkswagen’s Tiguan + electron, who’s gonna buy all these electric cars, and you don’t really need a gas delivery service, people … after the break! Santa Fe Sport to be assembled in Alabama, far from actual Santa Fe Hyundai will build its […]

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Here’s The 2017 Hyundai IONIQ to Take On The Prius http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/heres-2017-hyundai-ioniq-take-prius/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/heres-2017-hyundai-ioniq-take-prius/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 18:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259193 Hyundai on Monday revealed its 2017 Hyundai IONIQ ahead of its official reveal at Geneva in March and my goodness it’s already yelling at me. The hatchback has been in the works for some time by now, which we already knew. Hyundai cleared up some of the technical details that we were waiting on — but […]

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Hyundai on Monday revealed its 2017 Hyundai IONIQ ahead of its official reveal at Geneva in March and my goodness it’s already yelling at me. The hatchback has been in the works for some time by now, which we already knew. Hyundai cleared up some of the technical details that we were waiting on — but […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Elio’s Already on Thin Ice; Magna and Getrag Seal Their Deal, No Normal Buyer http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-elios-already-thin-ice-magna-getrag-seal-deal-no-normal-buyer/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-elios-already-thin-ice-magna-getrag-seal-deal-no-normal-buyer/#comments Thu, 07 Jan 2016 17:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259121 Regulators may rain on Elio’s parade even before they got started. That, Volvo takes a serious stab at full-size luxury conventional wisdom, the big get bigger and Ford’s hybrids only go so far … after the break! Elio may be out, before it was even in The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a […]

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Regulators may rain on Elio’s parade even before they got started. That, Volvo takes a serious stab at full-size luxury conventional wisdom, the big get bigger and Ford’s hybrids only go so far … after the break! Elio may be out, before it was even in The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering a […]

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2016 BMW i8 Review – The ‘Affordable’ Plug-In Supercar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-bmw-i8-review-affordable-plug-supercar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/2016-bmw-i8-review-affordable-plug-supercar/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 16:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1254521 “Looks like sex, goes like stink” is the usual supercar mantra, but BMW’s guru was humming a different tune when penning the i8. You see, the i8 isn’t just a sexy car with “butterfly doors.” It’s also a production prototype of sorts styled after BMW’s 2009 Vision EfficientDynamics concept. Most supercars have exotic engines with high cylinder counts and […]

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“Looks like sex, goes like stink” is the usual supercar mantra, but BMW’s guru was humming a different tune when penning the i8. You see, the i8 isn’t just a sexy car with “butterfly doors.” It’s also a production prototype of sorts styled after BMW’s 2009 Vision EfficientDynamics concept. Most supercars have exotic engines with high cylinder counts and […]

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TTAC News Round-up: Ford’s Self-driving Herd Gets Bigger, Takata’s All Alone, VW Sends The Cavalry http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/ttac-news-round-fords-self-driving-herd-gets-bigger-takatas-alone-vw-sends-cavalry/#comments Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1257441 It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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It certainly sounds like Ford is close to selling a self-driving Fusion real soon. That, Matthias Müller finally comes to the U.S. to ask “You mad, bro?” Nissan has no love for Takata, and business is hot south of the border … after the break! Ford is bumping up its autonomous herd Ford will add […]

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Corvette ‘E-Ray’ Trademark Has a Powertrain Patent Too http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/corvette-e-ray-trademark-has-a-powertrain-patent-too/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/corvette-e-ray-trademark-has-a-powertrain-patent-too/#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 22:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1248377 The fine, fine folks over at Car & Driver spotted a trademark filing made by General Motors for “Corvette E-Ray,” which probably means they’re going to ruin the Corvette soon. The trademark filing was made on Dec. 16, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about three weeks after General Motors applied for a […]

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The fine, fine folks over at Car & Driver spotted a trademark filing made by General Motors for “Corvette E-Ray,” which probably means they’re going to ruin the Corvette soon. The trademark filing was made on Dec. 16, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about three weeks after General Motors applied for a […]

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Ford CEO Mark Fields: Hybrid F-150 Will Be Here By 2020 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-ceo-mark-fields-hybrid-f-150-will-2020/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-ceo-mark-fields-hybrid-f-150-will-2020/#comments Wed, 16 Dec 2015 21:00:22 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1243681 Ford will have a rear-wheel drive, hybrid F-150 truck by the end of the decade, Ford CEO Mark Fields told NPR on Tuesday. “Well, we do have plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade. So yes, we’re working on electrified F-series, and it’s really around a conventional hybrid,” Fields […]

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Ford will have a rear-wheel drive, hybrid F-150 truck by the end of the decade, Ford CEO Mark Fields told NPR on Tuesday. “Well, we do have plans to have a rear-wheel drive hybrid truck but the end of the decade. So yes, we’re working on electrified F-series, and it’s really around a conventional hybrid,” Fields […]

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Priced At $28,645, Nation Furrows Brow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-malibu-hybrid-priced-28645-nation-furrows-brow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-chevrolet-malibu-hybrid-priced-28645-nation-furrows-brow/#comments Fri, 11 Dec 2015 21:30:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1240681 Chevrolet announced this week that its hybridized version of the mid-sized Malibu would start at $28,645 including destination, for a fuel-sipping, 48 city-mpg, long-legged miler with all kinds of good looks. Those are the facts. Also true: the Ford Fusion Hybrid is $3,585 less expensive (although it only manages 41 mpg in the city), the […]

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Chevrolet announced this week that its hybridized version of the mid-sized Malibu would start at $28,645 including destination, for a fuel-sipping, 48 city-mpg, long-legged miler with all kinds of good looks. Those are the facts. Also true: the Ford Fusion Hybrid is $3,585 less expensive (although it only manages 41 mpg in the city), the […]

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Ford Isn’t Very Good at Keeping Secrets About its Electrified Fusion http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-isnt-good-keeping-secrets-electrified-fusion/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/ford-isnt-good-keeping-secrets-electrified-fusion/#comments Thu, 10 Dec 2015 22:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1239561 Look, this is pretty awkward. While nearly every auto journalist in the country has congregated in Dearborn, Michigan today for Ford’s annual Christmas party, we’re here at work pounding out stories about Camaro steering wheels and drinking cheap coffee. We weren’t invited to the party, it’s cool. We can both be adults about the sitch. […]

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Look, this is pretty awkward. While nearly every auto journalist in the country has congregated in Dearborn, Michigan today for Ford’s annual Christmas party, we’re here at work pounding out stories about Camaro steering wheels and drinking cheap coffee. We weren’t invited to the party, it’s cool. We can both be adults about the sitch. […]

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2016 Toyota Prius First Drive – Better, and That’s The Point http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-toyota-prius-first-drive-better-thats-point/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/2016-toyota-prius-first-drive-better-thats-point/#comments Wed, 09 Dec 2015 15:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1238369 Seemingly overnight, the Toyota Prius became a victim of its own success. A frumpy, frugal automotive fringe player was suddenly a Hollywood starlet and a Conservative America villain, all at the same time. Toyota got the message but ignored all the criticism. It didn’t matter that the seats were quasi-uncomfortable, the dash was the color […]

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Seemingly overnight, the Toyota Prius became a victim of its own success. A frumpy, frugal automotive fringe player was suddenly a Hollywood starlet and a Conservative America villain, all at the same time. Toyota got the message but ignored all the criticism. It didn’t matter that the seats were quasi-uncomfortable, the dash was the color […]

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Hyundai’s IONIQ Makes So Much Sense I Can’t Believe They Haven’t Made It Yet http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/hyundais-ioniq-makes-much-sense-cant-believe-havent-made-yet/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/hyundais-ioniq-makes-much-sense-cant-believe-havent-made-yet/#comments Mon, 07 Dec 2015 20:00:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1237385 Hyundai announced Monday it would bring back silliness to car names and make the world’s first hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle available in the same body, catering decadently to an individual’s fondness for electrons. The Ioniq — which sounds like it’s spelled — will be unveiled January in South Korea and later next year in Geneva and New York. […]

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Hyundai announced Monday it would bring back silliness to car names and make the world’s first hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle available in the same body, catering decadently to an individual’s fondness for electrons. The Ioniq — which sounds like it’s spelled — will be unveiled January in South Korea and later next year in Geneva and New York. […]

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Mitsubishi Gives Up on i-MiEV in the States, Will Build Any Crossover You Like http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-gives-miev-states-will-build-crossover-like/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/12/mitsubishi-gives-miev-states-will-build-crossover-like/#comments Tue, 01 Dec 2015 19:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1232393 Mitsubishi’s sedan offering in the United States may very likely begin and end with its Mirage (which Mark says they didn’t ruin for 2017) as the company builds more and more crossovers to sell. “We are strong in SUVs and four-wheel drives. And that is what we would like to focus on as core models in […]

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Mitsubishi’s sedan offering in the United States may very likely begin and end with its Mirage (which Mark says they didn’t ruin for 2017) as the company builds more and more crossovers to sell. “We are strong in SUVs and four-wheel drives. And that is what we would like to focus on as core models in […]

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Feds Postpone Hybrid and EV Warning Noises Until Next Year http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/feds-postpone-hybrid-ev-warning-noises-next-year/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/feds-postpone-hybrid-ev-warning-noises-next-year/#comments Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1228825 Federal regulators have postponed rules to require hybrid and EV carmakers to add audible warnings to their cars to alert nearby pedestrians, bicyclists and visually impaired people, Reuters reported. The audible warnings would be installed on cars made by Ford, Honda and Toyota and be activated when those cars are traveling slower than 18 mph. According […]

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Federal regulators have postponed rules to require hybrid and EV carmakers to add audible warnings to their cars to alert nearby pedestrians, bicyclists and visually impaired people, Reuters reported. The audible warnings would be installed on cars made by Ford, Honda and Toyota and be activated when those cars are traveling slower than 18 mph. According […]

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‘Actual Mileage May Vary’ Could Travel Far For Troubled Automakers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/actual-mileage-may-vary-travel-far-troubled-automakers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/actual-mileage-may-vary-travel-far-troubled-automakers/#comments Mon, 23 Nov 2015 22:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1226049 A court ruled Nov. 12 that a lawsuit may continue against Ford for misstating its mileage estimates of its C-MAX and Fusion hyrbid cars. Ford attempted to dismiss the lawsuit based on its claim that the mileage estimates provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, were in part, an estimate and that “actual results may vary.” […]

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A court ruled Nov. 12 that a lawsuit may continue against Ford for misstating its mileage estimates of its C-MAX and Fusion hyrbid cars. Ford attempted to dismiss the lawsuit based on its claim that the mileage estimates provided by the Environmental Protection Agency, were in part, an estimate and that “actual results may vary.” […]

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Kia Teases Prius-fighting Hybrid Niro http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/kia-teases-prius-fighting-hybrid-niro/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/kia-teases-prius-fighting-hybrid-niro/#comments Mon, 16 Nov 2015 18:00:37 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1220121 Kia on Monday released teaser images of its Prius-fighting hybrid, dubbed Niro, and said the car would go on sale late next year — maybe when gas prices aren’t $2 a gallon. According to the automaker, the Niro’s hybrid powertrain and lightweight construction could help the car achieve up to 60 miles per gallon when it […]

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Kia on Monday released teaser images of its Prius-fighting hybrid, dubbed Niro, and said the car would go on sale late next year — maybe when gas prices aren’t $2 a gallon. According to the automaker, the Niro’s hybrid powertrain and lightweight construction could help the car achieve up to 60 miles per gallon when it […]

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Toyota To Build Next-gen RAV4 in Ontario, Other Cars To Follow? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/toyota-build-next-gen-rav4-ontario-cars-follow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/toyota-build-next-gen-rav4-ontario-cars-follow/#comments Tue, 10 Nov 2015 20:30:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1216273 Toyota will build the next generation RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid on its new global platform in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada near the Lexus RX in 2019, the automaker announced Tuesday. The plant, which recently lost production of the Corolla to Mexico, would receive a significant upgrade to the Toyota New Global Architecture line that could be used to […]

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Toyota will build the next generation RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid on its new global platform in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada near the Lexus RX in 2019, the automaker announced Tuesday. The plant, which recently lost production of the Corolla to Mexico, would receive a significant upgrade to the Toyota New Global Architecture line that could be used to […]

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Hyundai Announces New 1.6-liter Hybrid Engine, 8-Speed Auto http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/hyundai-announces-new-1-6-liter-hybrid-engine-8-speed-auto/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/hyundai-announces-new-1-6-liter-hybrid-engine-8-speed-auto/#comments Tue, 27 Oct 2015 19:00:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1205569 Hyundai announced Tuesday its 1.6-liter hybrid engine that will likely appear in the company’s Prius fighter when that car goes on sale around 2017. The company also unveiled a new 8-speed automatic transmission for front-wheel drive cars. The new Kappa 1.6-liter GDI engine runs on an Atkinson cycle and uses cooled exhaust gas recirculation to increase […]

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Hyundai announced Tuesday its 1.6-liter hybrid engine that will likely appear in the company’s Prius fighter when that car goes on sale around 2017. The company also unveiled a new 8-speed automatic transmission for front-wheel drive cars. The new Kappa 1.6-liter GDI engine runs on an Atkinson cycle and uses cooled exhaust gas recirculation to increase […]

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Volvo Will Sell Electric Car By 2019; Plug-in Hybrid S90 Sooner http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volvo-will-sell-electric-car-2019-plug-hybrid-s90-sooner/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/volvo-will-sell-electric-car-2019-plug-hybrid-s90-sooner/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:30:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1196018 Volvo announced Thursday that it would make an all-electric car available by 2019 and offer more plug-in hybrid versions of its cars sooner, starting with the S90. Volvo already sells a plug-in hybrid version of its XC90 SUV. The automaker’s announced plans follow news that it would make a compact crossover by 2018, likely called […]

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Volvo announced Thursday that it would make an all-electric car available by 2019 and offer more plug-in hybrid versions of its cars sooner, starting with the S90. Volvo already sells a plug-in hybrid version of its XC90 SUV. The automaker’s announced plans follow news that it would make a compact crossover by 2018, likely called […]

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Piston Slap: Greenwashing the Fuel of the Devil? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/piston-slap-fuel-devil/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/piston-slap-fuel-devil/#comments Thu, 15 Oct 2015 12:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1193154 BT writes: Why aren’t we seeing diesel/electric hybrid cars and light duty trucks? Wouldn’t the fuel economy be phenomenal? Gas hybrids do well in their own right, as do diesels. So what’s holding up the diesel/electric Passat? Many cities have gone to diesel/electric buses for fuel savings, so we know the technology is real for […]

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BT writes: Why aren’t we seeing diesel/electric hybrid cars and light duty trucks? Wouldn’t the fuel economy be phenomenal? Gas hybrids do well in their own right, as do diesels. So what’s holding up the diesel/electric Passat? Many cities have gone to diesel/electric buses for fuel savings, so we know the technology is real for […]

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Is This Scion’s First Crossover? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/is-this-scions-first-crossover/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/is-this-scions-first-crossover/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 12:30:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1188546 Scion, Toyota’s “youth” brand, released the above teaser image Tuesday morning along with a brief press release stating their third all-new vehicle will be displayed at the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Is this the Toyota CH-R in Scion drag? It very much looks to be. After releasing the brand-new-to-America Scion iM hatchback — a […]

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Scion, Toyota’s “youth” brand, released the above teaser image Tuesday morning along with a brief press release stating their third all-new vehicle will be displayed at the Los Angeles Auto Show this November. Is this the Toyota CH-R in Scion drag? It very much looks to be. After releasing the brand-new-to-America Scion iM hatchback — a […]

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Toyota Just Showed Off The New Prius And Already It’s a Hit, We Guess http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-just-showed-off-new-prius-already-hit-guess/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-just-showed-off-new-prius-already-hit-guess/#comments Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:00:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1164810 On Tuesday night, Toyota dropped the new Prius from the sky in Las Vegas in front of journalists (we guess our invite got lost in the mail, Toyota?), “social influencers” and bartenders, because most of them had already seen the leaked photos that you have too.  The 2016 Prius is a little Mirai, a little Corolla and […]

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On Tuesday night, Toyota dropped the new Prius from the sky in Las Vegas in front of journalists (we guess our invite got lost in the mail, Toyota?), “social influencers” and bartenders, because most of them had already seen the leaked photos that you have too.  The 2016 Prius is a little Mirai, a little Corolla and […]

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