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12 used hybrids and EVs that aren't dreary, impractical or a Prius

In the wake of the U.N.'s dire climate change report and our recommendation that buying a used hybrid or EV is the best way to lower your automotive carbon footprint, here are 12 choices to consider.

Official
October green-car sales rise despite Model 3 delay

Toyota turns positive, offsetting a tepid month from Ford.

Plug-in and hybrid demand edges up as Toyota, GM and Honda gains offset slowing Ford growth, Leaf decline.

Podcast
What's big at the Chicago show | Autoblog Podcast #503

We talk Chicago debuts, what we're driving, and buying advice, with some bad jokes thrown in for good measure.

Exclusive
2017 Highlander will be first NA Toyota to get stop-start

Four engine choices will power up the new SUV.

Toyota says it expect 85 percent of all new Highlander buyers will get the fuel-saving tech.

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These are the 10 fastest-selling used cars in America

Run, don't walk, if you want to buy one of these cars used.

We talk a lot about new cars, but people often go the used route. And the used car market hides some fascinating data that we sometimes overlook.

Recalls
Toyota recalls power window switches for 6.5 million vehicles [UPDATE]

2 Million Of Those Vehicles Are In The US

Toyota is recalling 6.5 million vehicles worldwide, including 2 million in the US, because the driver's side window power switch could overheat and cause a fire.

Recalls
Toyota recalls 112,500 models for steering, transmission issues

Toyota has recalled 110,000 gas- and hybrid-powered 2015 Camry sedans and Highlander crossovers, as well as 2014 to 2015 RAV4s. Also recalled are certain RAV4 EVs for a separate issue.

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Consumer Reports says Ram 1500 tops fuel economy fight [w/video]

Toyota Highlander Hybrid Knocks Out Midsize SUV Competition

Consumer Reports takes its independent vehicle testing procedures seriously. In an era when we have to question the EPA's official ratings thanks to recent re-evaluations from Ford and Hyundai, an independent voice is important. So, when CR says something is the best, it's worth paying attention to.

First Drive
2014 Toyota Highlander

Unsung Hero Gains A Bit More Attention

Midsize crossovers like the Toyota Highlander tend to play a thankless role in the life of today's modern family.

Official
2014 Toyota Highlander to start at $30,075*

We now have pricing for Toyota's redesigned 2014 Highlander, which is seeing moderate price hikes across the board. Prices for the popular crossover have been bumped from less than 1 percent to less than 3 percent on lower-end models (anywhere from $125 to $890, depending on trim). Toyota has increased prices on higher-end XLE and Limited models more substantially – between 4.1 and 4.5 percent ($1,480 to $1,700). The Highlander Hybrid sees its price increase 2 percent ($930). The new model

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New York
2014 Toyota Highlander greets the world with NYC debut

Toyota has pulled the wraps off its all-new, 2014 Highlander in New York this morning, giving Americans a first look at what is sure to be a heavyweight in the mid-size crossover segment.

2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid gets a makeover; now rated at 28 mpg

2011 Toyota Highlander Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Toyota Highlander shows up for America, gets new look and pricing

2011 Toyota Highlander – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Toyota loses bid to dismiss hybrid patent infringements from Paice

Things aren't looking good for Toyota in a legal battle over whether or not the Japanese automaker has infringed on a Florida-based company's hybrid drivetrain patents. A U.S. International Trade Commission judge recently ruled to deny Toyota's request to end the lawsuit brought by Paice LLC. Toyota's initial argument was that the plaintiff's patent was invalid, but so far, the courts have sided with the smaller of the two companies time and time again. Earlier in the legal battle, a judge ruled

Toyota Highlander gets 2.7L four for '09, beats hybrid's highway mileage

Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Toyota Highlander hybrid

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