2018 Toyota Prius Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

Fuel-Sipping Champ: 2018 Toyota Prius Test Drive Review

Almost since its global introduction in 1997, the Toyota Prius has epitomized the expression “it’s lonely at the top,” since it’s has few true competitors to worry about.  With the recent introductions of the Hyundai Ionic and Honda Insight, however, the 2018 Toyota Prius finally seems to be getting some true rivals. With these competitors new to the market since the last time we sampled the fourth-gen Prius, we decided to spent a week in a fully loaded 2018 Toyota Prius Four Touring to see how it holds up. 2018…

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2018 Toyota Prius c Featured Test Drive Reviews Toyota 

Fresh Look: 2018 Toyota Prius c Test Drive Review

Between the launch of all-new Toyota Prius (including Prius Prime) and the discontinuation of the larger Prius v, it might be easy to forget about that the remaining Prius hybrid family member, the 2018 Toyota Prius c. Like the ill-fated Prius v, the subcompact Prius c hasn’t received any major changes since it was first introduced in 2012, but it does have one thing going for it – it is the most-affordable hybrid currently offered in the U.S. For that reason alone, this baby Prius probably won’t get phased out…

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Automotive News 

Hybrid Porsche Panamera Unveiled at Paris Motor Show

At the 2016 Paris Motor Show in September, Porsche introduced an all-new Panamera lineup powered by a hybrid system with an all-electric range up to 31 miles. The new model, called the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, has a full EV mode which is limited to 86 mph, and a top speed of 172 mph when the powerhouse is unleashed. The Panamera 4 E-Hybrid will have a three-chamber air-ride suspension, an all-wheel drive system and a total torque output of 516-lb.ft. Based off the hybrid technology from the Porsche 918 Spyder, the…

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Automotive News 

2016 Lexus ES 300h Specs

Lexus really has a winning lineup of refined vehicles with spirited performance. This desire to produce quality vehicles has, naturally, extended the 2016 Lexus ES 300h. This full-size sedan offers the spirited performance of many Lexus vehicles, while still being an eco-friendly hybrid. Joining the other six hybrid models in the Lexus lineup, the 2016 ES 300h starts at an MSRP of $40,920* and has only one trim level, though optional features are an additional charge.   2016 Lexus ES 300h Exterior The exterior looks of the 2016 Lexus ES…

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Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

Hybrid, Plug-in, Electric: What’s The Difference?

To paraphrase Mark Twain, “the reports of the internal combustion engine’s death have been greatly exaggerated.” Nevertheless, automotive manufacturers are continuing to evolve vehicle powertrain technology. Many are embracing gasoline-electric hybrid and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, while others are actually throwing petroleum out the window and focusing solely on electric power. As a result, automobiles are entering a new age of efficiency. Fuel economy figures for petroleum-burning engines continue to soar to new heights, while battery packs are now able to power electric motors for more than 100 miles between charges….

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