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Audi Reportedly Developing 235-MPG Car

by Zach McDonald: HybridCars.com According to a recent report by What Car, Audi has plans to release a small plug-in hybrid boasting fuel efficiency in the neighborhood of 1 liter per 100 km—or roughly 235 mpg. Audi’s head of research and development, Wolfgang Durheimer, told What Car that although the car hasn’t yet been confirmed [...]

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2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid First Drive

by Dan Grey: MPGOmatic.com I can hear what you’re thinking … Volkswagen, selling a hybrid sedan? Aren’t VW’s fuel-efficient TDIs the best-selling passenger car diesels in America? Indeed they are, but VW faced a dilemma. The typical Toyota Prius owner, they say, rarely considers buying a diesel. So Volkswagen decided to build a hybrid of [...]

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Get To Know The Toyota RAV4 EV

At a quick glance, the Toyota RAV4 EV looks a lot like the gas-powered RAV4; however, upon closer inspection Toyota has done a lot to differentiate the two RAV4 models that serve very different purposes.   As noted in the video below, Toyota incorporated a more aerodynamic front-end design to the RAV4 EV, as well [...]

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Introducing the Audi A3 e-Tron Sport Wagon Concept

With a slated launch date of mid-2014, the A3 e-Tron will be Audi’s first all-electric vehicle. Watch LAcarGUY’s Mike Sullivan describe highlights of the vehicle which include lithium ion batteries with a range of approximately 85 to a 100 miles per charge and 199 lb-ft of torque with zero pollutants. As the industry moves forward [...]

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RAV4 EV Marries Two Very Different Approaches to Green Motoring

by Zach McDonald — hybridcars.com It’s been a little more than two years since Toyota and Tesla shocked the automotive world by announcing their intention to work together on electric vehicles. At the time, the nature and extent of that cooperation were unclear, but just months later we learned that the two companies were hard [...]

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RAV4 EV Reduces Range Anxiety by Reducing Coefficient of Drag

Have you considered a fully electric vehicle? Or would you like to consider one but are concerned that it might not make it as far as you would like it to. What if the vehicle ran out of power? What if it leaves me stranded? Well, you are not alone. There are others out there [...]

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