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. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:15:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid ‘Let’s Give This Another Shot’ Edition http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2017-honda-accord-hybrid-lets-give-this-another-shot-edition/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2017-honda-accord-hybrid-lets-give-this-another-shot-edition/#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1329145 After a brief hiatus, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back, and it’s feeling good about itself. It thinks you’ll feel good about it, too. Arriving this spring as a 2017 model, the Accord Hybrid hopes to capture more customers this time around. The previous generation proved to be something of a Jekyll-and-Hyde affair, with reviewers […]

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After a brief hiatus, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back, and it’s feeling good about itself. It thinks you’ll feel good about it, too. Arriving this spring as a 2017 model, the Accord Hybrid hopes to capture more customers this time around. The previous generation proved to be something of a Jekyll-and-Hyde affair, with reviewers […]

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Green Giant: Buick LaCrosse Hybrid has Smoggy China in its Sights http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-giant-buick-lacrosse-hybrid-has-smoggy-china-in-its-sights/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/green-giant-buick-lacrosse-hybrid-has-smoggy-china-in-its-sights/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:30:20 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327417 The Beijing Motor Show begins next week, but Buick couldn’t wait a minute longer. At yesterday’s 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai (was there a parade?), the automaker rolled out its LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), a model tailor-made for the Chinese market. China loves Buicks, and Buick loves them right back, so much so that […]

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The Beijing Motor Show begins next week, but Buick couldn’t wait a minute longer. At yesterday’s 2016 Buick Day event in Shanghai (was there a parade?), the automaker rolled out its LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), a model tailor-made for the Chinese market. China loves Buicks, and Buick loves them right back, so much so that […]

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Is Volkswagen’s Beijing Concept a Touareg Preview? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/is-volkswagens-beijing-concept-a-touareg-preview/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/is-volkswagens-beijing-concept-a-touareg-preview/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:00:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1326745 Volkswagen has teased a plug-in hybrid SUV concept bound for the Beijing Motor Show later this month, but the powertrain numbers are reminiscent of a model recently axed. From the images provided, the Beijing Concept SUV has flanks far more sculpted than we’re used to seeing from Volkswagen, but it’s in keeping with the brand’s […]

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Volkswagen has teased a plug-in hybrid SUV concept bound for the Beijing Motor Show later this month, but the powertrain numbers are reminiscent of a model recently axed. From the images provided, the Beijing Concept SUV has flanks far more sculpted than we’re used to seeing from Volkswagen, but it’s in keeping with the brand’s […]

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2017 Acura NSX First Drive – The Pragmatic Supercar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2017-acura-nsx-first-drive-pragmatic-supercar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2017-acura-nsx-first-drive-pragmatic-supercar/#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 17:00:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1325458 I remember it like it was yesterday. I was working for a crazy little company in Fremont, California in 1995. One day the boss-man pulled up in a shiny new Acura NSX. It was low. It was foreign. It was cool. Little did I know the bitchin’ Acura in the parking lot would upset the supercar […]

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I remember it like it was yesterday. I was working for a crazy little company in Fremont, California in 1995. One day the boss-man pulled up in a shiny new Acura NSX. It was low. It was foreign. It was cool. Little did I know the bitchin’ Acura in the parking lot would upset the supercar […]

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Hyundai Green Chief Says ‘Meh’ to Hybrids and Electrics, Dives in Anyway http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hyundai-green-chief-says-meh-hybrids-electrics/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/hyundai-green-chief-says-meh-hybrids-electrics/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 17:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318042 “It’s a headache,” said the Hyundai vice president in charge of eco-friendly vehicles of his company’s efforts to chase Toyota and others in building green vehicles, Automotive News has reported. Speaking at a South Korean electric car expo, Lee Ki-Sang, senior VP of Hyundai’s Eco Technology Center, went on to state that 26 hybrid, plug-in, full-electric, and fuel cell […]

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“It’s a headache,” said the Hyundai vice president in charge of eco-friendly vehicles of his company’s efforts to chase Toyota and others in building green vehicles, Automotive News has reported. Speaking at a South Korean electric car expo, Lee Ki-Sang, senior VP of Hyundai’s Eco Technology Center, went on to state that 26 hybrid, plug-in, full-electric, and fuel cell […]

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2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-tron Review – eWagons Ho! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-audi-a3-etron-review-ewagons-ho/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/2016-audi-a3-etron-review-ewagons-ho/#comments Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:58:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1311722 Emissions legislation politics is a hairy subject at the company holiday party. But there are some unexpected benefits regardless of your take on California’s ZEV mandate or the EPA’s CAFE standards. Without this legislation we may never have seen Audi’s smallest station wagon return to America. Yep, Audi’s first plug-in hybrid comes in the form of […]

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Emissions legislation politics is a hairy subject at the company holiday party. But there are some unexpected benefits regardless of your take on California’s ZEV mandate or the EPA’s CAFE standards. Without this legislation we may never have seen Audi’s smallest station wagon return to America. Yep, Audi’s first plug-in hybrid comes in the form of […]

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NYIAS: 2017 Acura MDX – The Big SUV Drops its Shield http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-acura-mdx-big-ute-drops-shield/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2017-acura-mdx-big-ute-drops-shield/#comments Wed, 23 Mar 2016 15:30:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1309978 Acura has two big changes in store for the refreshed 2017 MDX; one up front and in your face, the other hidden beneath its mainly familiar flanks. The automaker’s flagship luxury SUV, revealed at the New York Auto Show, drops the “silver shield” grille that has adorned the face of Acuras big and small for […]

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Acura has two big changes in store for the refreshed 2017 MDX; one up front and in your face, the other hidden beneath its mainly familiar flanks. The automaker’s flagship luxury SUV, revealed at the New York Auto Show, drops the “silver shield” grille that has adorned the face of Acuras big and small for […]

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BMW’s Game Plan: Connectivity, Autonomous Technology and a Whole Lot of Plug-ins http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/bmws-game-plan-connectivity-autonomous-tech-whole-lot-plug-ins/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/bmws-game-plan-connectivity-autonomous-tech-whole-lot-plug-ins/#comments Thu, 17 Mar 2016 21:28:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1306129 BMW Group is laying out its game plan for the future, and it includes a lot of new electric vehicles. Beyond the marketing buzzwords, there’s much similarity between BMW’s plan, released yesterday, and those of so many other automakers: building high-tech convenience and connectivity into their vehicles, diversifying their electric offerings, developing autonomous driving technology, […]

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BMW Group is laying out its game plan for the future, and it includes a lot of new electric vehicles. Beyond the marketing buzzwords, there’s much similarity between BMW’s plan, released yesterday, and those of so many other automakers: building high-tech convenience and connectivity into their vehicles, diversifying their electric offerings, developing autonomous driving technology, […]

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Subaru Grows a Better Backbone http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/subaru-grows-better-backbone/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/subaru-grows-better-backbone/#comments Mon, 07 Mar 2016 18:00:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1299001 Subaru’s next generation of models will ride atop a platform that is stiffer, less prone to body roll and can incorporate a variety of propulsion sources, Motor Authority reports. The new modular platform will underpin all future Subaru vehicles except the BRZ, starting with the Indiana-built 2017 Impreza. Besides its adaptability to a range of […]

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Subaru’s next generation of models will ride atop a platform that is stiffer, less prone to body roll and can incorporate a variety of propulsion sources, Motor Authority reports. The new modular platform will underpin all future Subaru vehicles except the BRZ, starting with the Indiana-built 2017 Impreza. Besides its adaptability to a range of […]

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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review – The Crossover Unicorn http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-toyota-rav4-hybrid-review-crossover-unicorn/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/2016-toyota-rav4-hybrid-review-crossover-unicorn/#comments Tue, 01 Mar 2016 17:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1291889 A few short weeks ago, I was inside a very purple 2016 RAV4 marveling that Toyota’s compact crossover nearly outsells the Mazda brand. My bottom line for that RAV4 read like this: Why are the RAV4’s sales so high when there are more fun options out there? The reasons can be found in its strong value […]

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A few short weeks ago, I was inside a very purple 2016 RAV4 marveling that Toyota’s compact crossover nearly outsells the Mazda brand. My bottom line for that RAV4 read like this: Why are the RAV4’s sales so high when there are more fun options out there? The reasons can be found in its strong value […]

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General Motors Beats Ford to Hybrid Pickup Punch … Again http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/general-motors-beats-ford-hybrid-pickup-punch/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/general-motors-beats-ford-hybrid-pickup-punch/#comments Thu, 25 Feb 2016 16:38:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1289857 General Motors will test the coastal waters with mild-hybrid versions of its 1500-series trucks beginning this spring, the automaker announced Thursday. A total of 500 Chevrolet Silverado and 200 GMC Sierra eAssist trucks will be sold exclusively to granola-fed Californians. GM claims the trucks are good for a 13-percent boost in city fuel efficiency, the natural habitat of the […]

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General Motors will test the coastal waters with mild-hybrid versions of its 1500-series trucks beginning this spring, the automaker announced Thursday. A total of 500 Chevrolet Silverado and 200 GMC Sierra eAssist trucks will be sold exclusively to granola-fed Californians. GM claims the trucks are good for a 13-percent boost in city fuel efficiency, the natural habitat of the […]

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VIDEO: Dykes Reviews the New 2016 Chevrolet Volt, and You Should Watch It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/video-dykes-reviews-the-new-2016-chevrolet-volt-and-you-should-watch-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/video-dykes-reviews-the-new-2016-chevrolet-volt-and-you-should-watch-it/#comments Sat, 20 Feb 2016 16:45:42 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1287618 This weekend, Alex dropped a bonus video review of the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt for us to enjoy. Unfortunately, he’s also been too busy building sheds to do a full review, so this is all we’ve got. (It’s okay, though. The best work happens in a shed.) Want to check it out? Hit up the […]

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This weekend, Alex dropped a bonus video review of the all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt for us to enjoy. Unfortunately, he’s also been too busy building sheds to do a full review, so this is all we’ve got. (It’s okay, though. The best work happens in a shed.) Want to check it out? Hit up the […]

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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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