The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: A Ford Fusion Hybrid In Honest-Abe Drag

Ford is delaying the release of fuel-economy numbers on the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid in order to trick us into writing about it twice. We're not fooled: It's essentially a badge-engineered Ford Fusion Hybrid, so it'll probably get 39 mpg combined. » 4/01/10 9:00am 4/01/10 9:00am

Report: Toyota Preparing Compact Hybrid

With the 2010 Toyota Prius moving to the mid-size category and the 2010 Honda Insight undercutting it on price, it's logical a new compact Toyota hybrid is in the works for late 2011. Reuters has the details. [Reuters] » 7/28/09 4:00pm 7/28/09 4:00pm

REPORT: Honda Hustling To Refresh Insight

In response to the sales threat posed by the more efficient 2010 Toyota Prius, Autocar's reporting the mid-cycle refresh of the 2010 Honda Insight is being rushed ahead to like, umm, as soon as possible. » 7/22/09 1:00pm 7/22/09 1:00pm

Hybrid Car Wars: Honda Insight Vs. Ford Fusion Hybrid

The 2010 Toyota Prius is tops in fuel economy. But what if that's not your only motivating factor? Maybe the 2010 Honda Insight or the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid's what you're looking for. But which is better? Let's find out. » 7/01/09 12:00pm 7/01/09 12:00pm

Honda Insight Hybrid Best-Selling Car In Japan

For the first time ever, a hybrid vehicle is the best-selling car in Japan. But the champ is not the new Prius, but rather the newcomer 2010 Honda Insight. Green is big in Japan. » 5/11/09 10:00am 5/11/09 10:00am

2010 Toyota Prius Pricing Tops Out At $32,520

Yesterday we told you the base 2010 Toyota Prius would cost $21,000. Now, full pricing details have been released; you can spend up to $32,520 on the most fuel-efficient car in America. » 4/21/09 12:30pm 4/21/09 12:30pm

2010 Toyota Prius Pricing To Start At $21,000

Thanks to the collapse of the hybrid market and arrival of the $19,800 Honda Insight among other competitors, Toyota's shaved $1,000 off the 2010 Prius. That sets the base price at $21,000. » 4/20/09 9:34pm 4/20/09 9:34pm

2011 Corvette To Get Hybrid "Lutz" Mode

According to VetteMarket, GM is prepping a 2011 Corvette Hybrid; pairing the Volt powertrain with an LS3 V8 for a rubber-burning 68 MPG. A belt-driven supercharger charges the batteries to produce a "Lutz" acceleration mode. » 4/01/09 4:45pm 4/01/09 4:45pm

New Prius Vs. Fusion Hybrid Vs. Honda Insight: Which Hybrid Should You…

A battle even more hotly contested in the car world than the Muscle Car Wars: the introduction of the Ford Fusion Hybrid, 2010 Prius and Honda Insight gives us the Hybrid Car Wars! Who survives? » 3/27/09 12:00pm 3/27/09 12:00pm

Toyota Yaris Hybrid To Take On Low-Cost Honda Insight

Toyota officials have announced they're working on a Toyota Yaris hybrid to take on the new Honda Insight hybrid for cheap hybrid supremacy. Muscle Car Wars? Ha! Let the Hybrid Car Wars begin. » 3/25/09 11:45am 3/25/09 11:45am