Category: Hybridcars

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

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

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

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