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Report: Toyota reportedly confirms hybrid turbo mill for next Supra

There’s a lot of hype hovering around the next-generation Toyota Supra, a supposed revival of the famed midsize coupe, thanks to a joint venture with BMW. But really, all it is just a lot of hype piled on top of hype, to make one big dog pile of hype. And more hype has been posted […]

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Nissan subtly informs the US market that the Murano Hybrid is available for 2016

Nissan usually likes to do it big when revealing a new car, but this time, the company decided to keep things on the hush-side when launching the all-new 2016 Murano Hybrid in the US. After much anticipation, the first Murano Hybrid is now available to purchase on our shores after numerous reports suggested a hybridized […]

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Report: The Porsche Panamera hybrid could get 700hp and tech from 918 supercar

Porsche’s been in the news a lot lately with the launch of their new, second-generation Panamera, which will be launched with a range of preliminary powertrains, ranging from a 2.9L twin-turbo V6 and 4.0L twin-turbo V8, to a twin-turbo V8 diesel. But that’s not all that’s destined to power the Panamera as┬áMotorTrend reports the new […]

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Report: Hybridization and semi-autonomous tech planned for Alfa Romeo’s new midsize sedan

Just to clear any confusion, the Alfa Romeo Giulia may be the company’s premiere new luxury sports sedan, but it is designed and built to compete in the compact segment, which includes standard-setters like the BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. But we know FCA plans to make Alfa Romeo a direct competitor […]

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Report: Norway could go as far as banning fossil fuel-propelled cars entirely by 2025

The Europeans are on a strong offensive to do their socially responsible part of being conscientious of the environment. As of recent, we’ve heard of some pretty big plans to shake up the use of gas- and diesel-powered automobiles, like in France where Paris vowed to ban cars older than 1997 in hopes to reduce […]

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Report: Volkswagen could expand use of smaller EV platform for larger vehicles

Volkswagen AG is on a hard product offensive that came a little bit earlier than intended, following everything coming crashing down from Dieselgate. The new mission is to focus on electrification and as a result, the plan is to have a huge burst of new EV or hybrid models in the near future from nearly […]

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Toyota marks selling a total of 9 million hybrids worldwide since the beginning

Toyota is by far one of the first names associated with hybrid gas-electric vehicles, and it all started when they were the first to make the concept widely accessible to the public with the Toyota Prius in 1997. Since then, the car has been an absolute smash hit in terms of sales and just as […]

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Report: Hyundai’s new Genesis luxury brand wants to chase after plug-in hybrids

AutomotiveNews recently sat down with Hyundai Motor America’s Dave Zuchowski, who confirmed that Hyundai’s new Genesis brand will soon start to produce some models with plug-in hybrid powertrains, because, ya know, electrification is the new wave these days. “We believe alternative-propulsion engines are going to be really important – even more important in the luxury […]

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid

The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid gets updated with some mid-cycle changes

Honda officially announced the full details of the 2017 Accord Hybrid sedan after it took a hiatus for one year. Now, it’s back and it’s better than ever and new and improved! So, what’s new for the 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid? Other than the usual exterior and interior visual changes, the new Accord Hybrid gains […]

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Volvo announces initiative to produce one million death-resistant electrified cars by 2025

Volvo’s aiming high to become a leading producer of electric vehicles, to combat the likes of Tesla Motors. They’re aiming so high, that they’re planning to produce and sell one million electrified vehicles by 2025. This includes both hybrids and full electric vehicles. The plan is to fully utilize their newly developed Scalable Product Architecture […]

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