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The 3 Reasons Hybrid Car Prices are Declining

The 3 Reasons Hybrid Car Prices are Declining

Prices of hybrid cars are declining, partly in response to lower U.S. gasoline prices. Manufacturers are also providing more incentives to keep customers interested, especially as many tax credits expire for non-battery-electric cars. Experts say the trend toward lower hybrid prices is due to three key factors: Lower gas prices Many state and federal tax […]

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Surprise! The Most Expensive States for Car Ownership

Surprise! The Most Expensive States for Car Ownership

A new study from Bankrate ranks U.S. states based on how expensive it is to own a car in each location. Repairs, insurance and gasoline were the cost factors, and the results produced a few surprises. The four most expensive states in which to own a vehicle are Wyoming (number one on the list), followed […]

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Before LA, Head to the Miami Auto Show

Before LA, Head to the Miami Auto Show

Organizers of the upcoming Miami International Auto Show are expecting approximately 700,000 visitors for the expo, now in its 44th year. Running from Nov. 7 through Nov. 16, the MIAS is held at the massive Miami Beach Convention Center. Show attendance has grown almost 25 percent since 2011. The event has built a reputation as […]

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Lexus NX 300h Aims to ‘Stun’

Lexus NX 300h Aims to ‘Stun’

The 2015 Lexus NX now comes as a hybrid or a turbocharged model, both of which gain from the company’s long experience with hybrid drive and turbo technology. The new entry from Japan’s leading luxury carmaker features a Qi wireless charging platform for devices, synthetic leather, and something unique on a luxury crossover, a G-force […]

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Revealed: New Lexus Hybrid NX 300h

Revealed: New Lexus Hybrid NX 300h

Lexus revealed fresh specs for its NX lineup at the Beijing Auto Show this week. Two of the car’s new versions, a turbo and a hybrid, are destined for U.S. showrooms. The NX 300h hybrid will carry an Atkinson-cycle, 2.5-liter engine coupled with an electric motor, a combination that creates 194 horsepower. Both the NX […]

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EV, Hybrid Cash-Back Offers Tops in Industry

EV, Hybrid Cash-Back Offers Tops in Industry

As carmakers pull out all the stops to boost the final month of first quarter sales, cash-back offers on hybrids and electric cars are among the best in the industry. Indeed, three of the top five biggest cash-back deals are on electric cars, and a luxury hybrid ranks in the top ten. Mitsubishi’s 2012 i-MiEV […]

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Consumer Reports’ Top Picks Stun Industry

Consumer Reports’ Top Picks Stun Industry

Lexus, Acura, and Audi were at the top of the annual Consumer Reports picks for best all-around auto brands. CR uses its own safety testing, along with owner survey statistics and road tests to determine the rankings. Of the first eight places on the survey, seven of them were occupied by Japanese carmakers. Among individual […]

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Chevy Volt, Ford Fusion Hybrid Snag Major Awards

Chevy Volt, Ford Fusion Hybrid Snag Major Awards

U.S. News & World Report this week released its “Best Cars for the Money” listing, which named the Ford Fusion Hybrid, Chevy Volt, and Lexus RX Hybrid among the winners in their respective categories. Volt reigned supreme in the Upscale Midsize Cars category, while the Ford Fusion won the Hybrid Cars segment. The Lexus RX […]

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Awards: ‘Most Affordable’ Hybrids and EVs Are…

Awards: ‘Most Affordable’ Hybrids and EVs Are…

Kelley Blue Book (KBB) handed out its affordability awards this week, choosing winners in more than 22 vehicle categories. Top picks were selected based upon a 5-year cost to own rather than MSRP. Toyota’s Prius C and the Lexus RX 450h were winners in the hybrid and hybrid SUV categories, respectively. Chevy’s Spark EV won […]

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Mystery: Will New Lexus F Model be a Hybrid?

Mystery: Will New Lexus F Model be a Hybrid?

Lexus officials have announced that the Japanese automaker will bring a fresh F model to the North American International Auto Show in January. Details are scant about the car’s specs. As of today, Lexus has not even indicated whether the new vehicle will feature a hybrid drivetrain or some other power configuration. Experts have studied […]

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Toyota and Lexus: ‘Kings of Resale Value’

Toyota and Lexus: ‘Kings of Resale Value’

Kelley Blue Book has just published its yearly ranking of vehicles with the best resale values. Toyota, its luxury brand Lexus, and Chevrolet were the big winners, though Toyota rival Honda took the top spot in three different categories. Honda’s Accord was first on the Midsize listing. Lexus ruled the Luxury category, while Toyota, as […]

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LA Auto Show Battles for Top Spot

LA Auto Show Battles for Top Spot

On Nov. 22, the LA Auto Show will open its doors to the public. The event hopes to build upon its reputation as a place for all things green. Already the world’s best venue for hybrid and electric vehicles, this year’s LA event, which runs until Dec. 1, boasts a long list of world premieres. […]

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