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Hyundai Sonata Hybrid delay dashes hope for $1,300 tax credit

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid delay means no $1,300 tax credit?

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

Hybrid, diesel buyers can still get some of that sweet tax rebate money

2010 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

2010 Fusion/Milan now shipping to dealers get your max tax credit now!

2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid - Click above for high-res gallery

2010 Ford Fusion hybrid earns full $3,400 federal tax credit

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Houses passes bill with $5k Volt tax-credit, mandatory alternative fuel pumps

Most know House Resolution 6899 as the offshore drilling bill, but it also contains the plug-in tax credit that Toyota complained about yesterday, as well as a mandate that all gas stations offer an alternative fuel pump by 2018. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill today with a vote of 236 - 189, and the details of the plug-in tax credit are different than what Automotive News r

IRS tax credits for Honda hybrids will be halved January 1st

We know that, because of the Prius' popularity, Toyota and Lexus hybrid vehicles will lose their IRS tax credits at the end beginning of October. We've also know it was likely that Honda would finally sell 60,000 hybrids in the U.S. and so begin the mandated halving of IRS tax credits .The IRS and Honda have now announced that this has indeed come to pass (

2008 Mazda Tribute hybrid SUVs will qualify for tax credit

Gonna have to come clean, here. When the 2008 Mazda Tribute hybrids (2WD and 4WD) were approved for some fat tax credits from the U.S.' s Internal Revenue Service back in early July, it slipped by the AutoblogGreen radar. But the EDTA brought it to our attention through their newsletter and we went and checked it out. 'Tis true.

Toyota hybrid sales spiked just before tax credits dropped

Woefully short of details, but about a topic we're sure to know more about soon, this article from the Louisville Courier-Journal says that sales of Toyota Motor Company's hybrid vehicles peaked at the end of September as buyers tried to get their hands on a Prius or a Camry or Highlander hybrid (or, of course, a Lexus RX 400h or GS 450h) before the tax credits for those vehicles was cut in ha

Where federal rebates for Toyota and Lexus hybrids stand as of Oct. 1

Just so everyone's clear on where Toyota's hybrid models stand in getting federal tax credits in the United States, here's the way the money lines up for purchases after Oct. 1 (i.e., tomorrow), courtesy of Toyota:

Getting more information on the U.S. hybrid tax

American hybrid purchasers get a tax break when they buy one of the fuel-efficient cars. But how easy is it to claim this credit, and just what does one do to do so. Over at the money advice site Bankrate, George Saenz, CPA, answers a reader's question on the credit, although the question is more detailed and helpful than the answer.

Hybrid tax credits hit the redline

U.S. federal tax breaks for buyers of hybrid cars will start shrinking this fall, with Toyota hitting the production limit of 60,000 units after only five months of sales.

Honda announces 2006 hybrid tax credits

American Honda Motor has received its ruling from the Internal Revenue Service on the allowable tax credits for its hybrid cars for the 2006 tax year, and it's good news for car buyers.

Bush wants to lift cap on hybrid tax credits

President George Bush believes lifting the current cap on tax credits for hybrids and advanced diesels is one step the government can take to deal with soaring gas prices.