Study: Electric Car Shoppers Younger & Wealthier Than Hybrid Shoppers

Study: Electric Car Shoppers Younger & Wealthier Than Hybrid Shoppers

At first glance, you might think that hybrid and electric car shoppers would be cut from the same cloth, demographically speaking. But a new study from Experian Automotive suggests that the two are, in fact, quite different. MUST SEE: 50 Years Of The Ford Mustang: Video To reach that conclusion, Experian analyzed data from electric and hybrid car… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015

Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015

The Acura ILX has only been on the market for about two years now, but in each of its model year changeovers so far, it’s seen more than its share of changes. A year after adding more standard equipment and luxury, the big news for the 2015 Acura ILX isn’t what’s being added, but rather what’s being taken away. In a press release… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

Ford Is Developing A New Line Of Hybrids To Take On The Toyota Prius

When it comes to alternative vehicles, no automaker can match Toyota’s success on the sales floor. Although Honda beat Toyota to the hybrid punch a decade-and-a-half ago, the Toyota Prius ran away with shoppers’ hearts (and wallets), ultimately delivering a death blow to the Honda Insight. Now, Toyota seems as if it’s moved on to something new –… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid: Quick Drive

2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid: Quick Drive

Heavy, family sized three-row crossover vehicles like the 2014 Infiniti QX60 probably don’t come to mind as particularly fuel-efficient picks—even when they have the Hybrid badge. But considering the very reason for being for hybrids—to recapture some of the energy in braking and coasting, and deliver it back when… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

Report: By 2017, Fewer Than Half Of U.S. Cars Will Run On Conventional Gasoline Engines

Report: By 2017, Fewer Than Half Of U.S. Cars Will Run On Conventional Gasoline Engines

If we’ve learned anything from the rosy, sci-fi predictions that emerged from the Space Race of the mid-20th-century, it’s that human beings can be very optimistic when thinking about their future. Decades after The Jetsons forecast flying cars and 2001: A Space Odyssey promised interplanetary travel for the everyman, we’ve awoken to the sobering… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE: VW’s (American) Future Of Crossovers

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE: VW’s (American) Future Of Crossovers

Ahead of its debut at the Detroit Auto Show this week, Volkswagen has just given us a first look at the future: a future that’s U.S.-built, aimed directly at America, showcasing an all-new design direction, and sized for American wants and needs. It’s called the Cross Coupe GTE, and it provides an even clearer picture of what to expect… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

Chevrolet Volt Vs. Toyota Prius: Compare Cars

Chevrolet Volt Vs. Toyota Prius: Compare Cars

For more than a decade, the Toyota Prius has been the most fuel-efficient gasoline car sold in the U.S. But the range-extended Chevrolet Volt lets drivers cover the first 40 miles on battery power, then switch to a gasoline engine for long trips. It offers the superior driving experience of an electric car while eliminating the range anxiety of a… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

The Car Connection’s Best Hybrids To Buy 2015

The Car Connection’s Best Hybrids To Buy 2015

Over the past fifteen years, hybrids have evolved, graduating from standalone, far-out models exhibiting maximum gas mileage to what’s now the more common way to see a hybrid badge: on a special variant of an existing model. Yes, the Prius remains a hybrid icon today, but there are plenty of other ways to go hybrid. With engine technologies like… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More

Chrysler Readying Plug-In Hybrid Minivan: Would It Fit Your Needs?

Chrysler Readying Plug-In Hybrid Minivan: Would It Fit Your Needs?

Would you reconsider a minivan, if it offered an advanced plug-in hybrid powertrain that would be able to do short errands and perhaps your commute on electricity alone? It’s a question that Chrysler—now FCA, as the broader automaker that includes Fiat, Dodge, Ram, and Alfa Romeo—is undoubtedly studying carefully, as it prepares… High Gear Media Network Feed

Read More
1 12 13 14