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Honda has launched a new mini-site - oh, excuse me, a mini-insight - that displays information about its hybrid vehicle lineup in all sorts of flashy goodness. Of course, the star of the show is the new Honda Insight, which was unveiled in Paris last week. On top of that, the dedicated site has information on the old Insight, the Accord hybrid, the Civic hybrid, the CR-Z and the Jazz hybrid, along with press releases from 2007 and 2008 about the latest models. To visit the site, go here and clic

We know that the all-electric Toyota RAV4 EV is one of the cars that has gone up in value over the years. Mark Phelan, a Detroit Free Press columnist, noted this week that early hybrid vehicles, especially the Honda Insight, are also still doing well among their happy owners and are selling well enough in the aftermarket. Consumer Reports magazine raves about the Insight and the early Priuses, even though some of these first-generation hybrids have had battery problems. The automakers are, for t