Off-Duty Toyota Engineers Build MR2 Hybrid Roadster

Everyone needs a hobby, but what if you're a Toyota engineer and building technologically advanced prototypes is your hobby? Don't you get enough of that at work? Apparently not, since that was the motivation behind the plug-in sportscar you see here. Built on an old MR2 platform using from Toyota's corporate… » 2/02/14 11:46am 2/02/14 11:46am

Video: The 2014 Porsche Panamera is a Supercar and a Daily Driver in…

This is the new Panamera Turbo, and... no, really. This is the new Panamera Turbo, not the old one. They changed it, I swear. You just can't really see it unless you look close. See in that picture, they moved the license plate down and there's a new side skirt? Right, new, like I said. Some people don't like the… » 10/07/13 1:27pm 10/07/13 1:27pm

The Horribly Ironic Reason Why 338 Fisker Karmas Were Destroyed

When we exclusively reported on dozens of Fisker Karmas being destroyed by water and flames during Superstorm Sandy, we didn't yet have a full picture of just how bad the damage to the luxury hybrid brand was. » 1/03/13 9:00am 1/03/13 9:00am

Leaked Brochure Shows Off Porsche's 800 Horsepower 78 MPG Hybrid 918…

Ever since the first day we saw the Porsche 918, we wanted one. Sure it gets 78 MPG, but it also makes 800 horsepower and a noise that would make Switzerland go to war. This is the kind of hybrid we can get behind. » 9/19/12 2:30pm 9/19/12 2:30pm

Sexy Porsche Hybrid Gets Sexy Paint Job Sexy Sex Sex Sex

The Porsche 918 plug-in hybrid super sports car packs a 570 hp 4.6-liter V8 (and two electric motors that produce another 200 hp) and gets 78 mpg, but forget all of that. It looks great. So great we're doing a story on its new paint job. » 7/31/12 10:30am 7/31/12 10:30am

Is Ford's $29,995, 95 MPGe C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid A Prius Killer?

This fall, Ford will begin selling the C-MAX Energi, the plug-in version of its hybrid utility vehicle. Ford claims that it will be able to travel 20 miles in electric only mode, putting it ahead of the Prius plug-in and not far behind the much smaller Chevrolet Volt. » 7/24/12 3:20pm 7/24/12 3:20pm

BMW’s 3-Series Hybrid Is The Electrified Modest Driving Machine

Just days after announcing a technological tie-up with hybrid-king Toyota, BMW announces a new hybrid version of the 3er. Is this a slap in the face of "the ultimate driving machine," or is it finally a hybrid we can love? » 7/06/12 4:45pm 7/06/12 4:45pm

Heather Peters Loses Small Claims Court Appeal, Owes Honda $75

Sometimes when David takes down Goliath, Goliath gets right back up and smooshes him. So it is with a country judge who has ruled today in favor of Honda in their appeal of a $9,867 small claims case won against them by a Civic Hybrid owner who had claimed she couldn't get anywhere near the advertised 50 MPG. » 5/09/12 2:00pm 5/09/12 2:00pm

Study Reveals Most Popular Cars Of Each Major Political Party

Marketing research company Strategic Vision recently completed a study that sought to identify what new vehicles found the most favor with Democrats and Republicans. After 38,000 responses the study revealed some rather interesting results. » 3/31/12 2:00pm 3/31/12 2:00pm