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    First Drive: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid looks to split the uprights
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised that the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid hails from a nation where Buddhism is one of the dominant religions. After all, this slippery sedan's design is the gas-electric's equivalent of The ...

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    Bentley planning flex-fuel Mulsanne, all-wheel drive and hybrid tech ruled out
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    2011 Bentley Mulsanne – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Greetings from England, where we are attending the international launch of the 2011 Bentley Mulsanne. We've just returned from touring the model's new assembly line in Crewe with Project Leader Ashley Wickham, and ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Honda releases boatload of new CR-Z shots... in Europe
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    2011 Euro-Spec Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda has officially flooded the interwebs with a wave of photos of the Euro-spec CR-Z Hybrid. Surprisingly enough, our cousins across The Pond will be able to get their hatchback hybrid as a 2+2 like their JDM counterparts, ...

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    Review: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid, who is it for?
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    2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When pondering the idea of any near-$100,000 hybrid luxury sedan, one has to wonder, "What's the point?" The only hybrids that sell in any significant numbers are the Toyota Prius and Ford Fusion, and for good reason. ...

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    2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid boasts luxury plus efficiency, but is it enough?
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    2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this week we reported that Ford had plans to repurpose its very well-received hybrid powertrain in the Lincoln MKZ. Makes sense, right? Both the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan (sister cars of the MKZ) benefit from the ...

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    Report: Honda CR-Z was almost killed twice, U.S. dealers didn't want it
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    2011 Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Norio Tomobe, chief engineer of the Honda CR-Z, said "The CR-Z is supposed to be an intelligent sports car." We can spend a fair bit of time debating the 'intelligence' of a sports coupe that gets from 0-to-60 in 9.7 seconds and has ...

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    Honda: Insight "too small" and likely to miss sales targets, Fit Hybrid a 'struggle'
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    2010 Honda Insight – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda Executive Vice President Koichi Kondo doesn't seem to think that the automaker will hit its worldwide sales goal of 200,000 Insight hybrids in its first year on the market. Why? In an interview with Bloomberg, Kondo is quoted ...

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    Audi officially confirms Q5 hybrid coming in 2011
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    Audi Q5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi of America President Johan de Nysschen doesn't seem to be a big fan of electric vehicles, yet the four-ringed automaker appears to be warming to the green tech. Since de Nysschen's assault on the Chevrolet Volt (and electric vehicles in ...

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    Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE set to amp up 1 Series
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    BMW Concept ActiveE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Six months into its Mini E field test program, BMW is getting ready for phase two of its electric vehicle development. At the Detroit Auto Show next month, the Bavarian automaker will introduce its Concept ActiveE which brings ...

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    Kepler Motors Motion supercar to debut at Dubai Motor Show
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    Kepler Motors Motion - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's hard not to be skeptical when a company that no one has ever heard of announces a brand-new supercar. A few have managed to last more than a few years, like Koenigsegg and Pagani, but most seem to disappear just as quickly as they ...

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    Detroit Preview: Toyota teases new hybrid concept vehicle
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    Toyota Hybrid Concept teaser - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota, the Undisputed Heavyweight Hybrid Champion of the World, has just announced that it will unveil a new gas-electric concept vehicle at the Detroit Auto Show next month. Beyond that, details are decidedly scarce. As a ...

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    GM confirms Chevrolet Volt to be introduced in California before nationwide rollout
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If environmentally-friendly transportation is your thing, there's no place like California. Not only is the state home base to Tesla – the first company to genuinely demonstrate that hugging a tree and hugging the road ...

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    REPORT: New Lexus small car may be headed for U.S. by 2012 - perhaps sooner
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    Lexus LF-Ch concept - click above for high-res image gallery
    Lexus introduced its LF-Ch concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September and it's believed to be a shoe-in for production for the European market. However, in a new Detroit Bureau interview with the brand's general manager, Mark ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Subaru Hybrid Tourer concept previews Fuji Heavy's new design language
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    Subaru Hybrid Tourer -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Subaru Hybrid Tourer is sharp-nosed and an all-out sharp piece of car. The car's flat floor hides two electric motors, one aft that powers the car in low-speed acceleration and assists with acceleration, and one up front connected ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV shows its more conventional face
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    Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV -- Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mitsubishi has put its plug-in hybrid Concept PX-MiEV crossover concept on a pedestal here at the Tokyo Motor Show, touting the CUV's "environmental and on-road performance," as well as its serial and parallel modes and wireless ...

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    Leaked Lexus brochure reveals updated LS sedan
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    Leaked 2010 Lexus LS brochure – Click above for high-res image gallery
    To say that Lexus designs tend more toward the "evolutionary" than "revolutionary" would be like saying that Rasputin had a bit of a violent streak. Case in point: The new LS sedan, which the Toyota luxury division has ...

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    Next Honda NSX could be dubbed "Super Hybrid Sports"
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    Even though it's been going on for more than two years now, the tale of the Acura NSX is like a news story that just broke: you have to keep checking back for details, and each subsequent update could turn the whole story on its head. The V10 NSX that was going to own the sports car gods on Mt. ...

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    STUDY: Despite insurance breaks, hybrids driven more, cost more to fix, and get more tickets
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    2010 Honda Insight EX - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Conventional wisdom is that hybrid vehicles reduce our dependence on foreign oil and emit fewer environment hurting CO2 emissions. When comparing a hybrid to a conventional gasoline-powered model on a mile-by-mile basis, there's some ...

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    REPORT: Hyundai planning Blue-Will based sporty plug-in hybrid by 2012
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    Hyundai Blue-Will Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai's first-ever hybrid automobile for the U.S. market will be based on the redesigned 2011 Sonata midsize sedan, but it certainly isn't the only fuel-saver the Korean automaker has in store. According to Automotive News, ...

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    Consumer Reports lambasts Honda Insight, ranks it 21 out of 22 vehicles tested
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    2009 Honda Insight - Click above for high-res image gallery
    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Consumer_Reports_savages_Honda_Insight_ranks_it_21_of_22'; Calling it "the most disappointing Honda Consumer Reports has tested in a long time," America's most influential product testing magazine ...

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