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2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE Review: The Good Old Gold Standard

2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid SE Review: The Good Old Gold Standard
Toyota has done a lot in recent years to distance itself from the old stigma that it only makes bland automobiles. Hell, even Akio Toyoda publicly announced that they weren’t going to be building boring cars under his watch, a bold claim for a company that has long benefited from the perks of designing safe, unassuming vehicles.
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Review: Small Fry Hits the Big Time

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Review: Small Fry Hits the Big Time
Sitting at a stoplight, smoothie in hand and eyes upon the interstate, I prepare myself for the inevitable on-ramp agony that was surely about to occur. I felt bad for the M3 owner behind me, who was halfheartedly revving his engine, passive aggressively pushing forward with an approach that said, “Stupid hybrid.
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2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review: The 3rd Inning Stretch

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review: The 3rd Inning Stretch
It’s Reds season in Cincinnati, and it seems like every year I forget how gung-ho people are about baseball in this town. OK, so I guess having the first pro team in history technically labels Cincy as baseball icon of sorts, but did it have to spawn so many god-awful drivers?
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Ford Police Hybrid Responder: Pursuing with Power

Ford Police Hybrid Responder: Pursuing with Power
Ford has unveiled the first pursuit rated hybrid police car. The car is called the Police Responder Hybrid Sedan and it is making its debut in LA and New York. The car gets an impressive 38 mpg combined, more than twice the efficiency of the current Ford Police Interceptor, which gets 18 mpg combined.
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Has BIG Power

Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Has BIG Power
Porsche has rolled out the new hybrid edition of its performance sedan called the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. The car has serious muscle under the hood and between its wheels with 680 hp and 626 lb-ft.
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2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Price Announced

2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid Price Announced
If you are in the market for an energy-efficient hybrid SUV to get you and the family around town, Nissan just announced the pricing for the 2017 Rogue Hybrid. The hybrid version of the Rogue is only offered in SV or SL trims and can be had in FWD or AWD versions.
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Could Be a Real Prius Killer

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Could Be a Real Prius Killer
From the oddball looks of the Prius, I’m pretty sure that Toyota wants to make hybrid drivers look like they have no taste. Hyundai has a Prius competitor called the Ioniq and it not only looks much better than the Prius, it appears to have bested the Prius in fuel economy.
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Hyundai Ioniq Breaks Hybrid Land Speed Record

Hyundai Ioniq Breaks Hybrid Land Speed Record
When you say “EV,” you don’t normally think of a car that can reach over 150 mph. That is exactly what the Hyundai Ioniq HEV has done though. Hyundai took one of the cars and prepped it for a land speed record challenge out on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
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First Drive Review: 2017 Nissan Rogue

First Drive Review: 2017 Nissan Rogue
The Nissan Rogue has always been a strong seller for the brand, but when auto enthusiasts and journalists talk about cars, the Rogue doesn’t usually come up in conversation. Even so, the Rogue is the 3rd best-selling vehicle in the segment, following the Honda CR-V and the Toyota RAV-4.
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Fisker Karma Reborn as Karma Revero

Fisker Karma Reborn as Karma Revero
Karma Automotive recently held a private event in California to debut its new model, the Karma Revero. The car looks very much like the Fisker Karma of the past, right down to the solar roof. The Revero has an all-electric range of 50 miles and a full driving range of 300 miles when using the range extender generator, which is basically a 260hp GM turbo-4 engine.
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Audi’s New Suspension Captures Motion to Make Electricity

Audi’s New Suspension Captures Motion to Make Electricity
Audi has developed a new suspension system that might have a significant impact on future hybrid and electric vehicles. The suspension connects a pair of alternators to the vehicle’s dampers to convert the up and down motion of driving over the road into electricity.
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Koenigsegg Regera Turns on the Smoke Machine

Koenigsegg Regera Turns on the Smoke Machine
Koenigsegg has been hard at work on its new top of the line Regera hypercar. The car will be the fastest that the firm offers when it eventually hits the streets. Koenigsegg recently took a prototype to the test track and decided to burn the place down.
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Acura’s Reborn NSX Is a Hybrid Fantasy Come to Life

Acura’s Reborn NSX Is a Hybrid Fantasy Come to Life
The NSX has an impressive legacy, with fifteen years in the marketplace from 1990 to 2005, with help from none other than Ayrton Senna. After a decade-plus-long hiatus from the marketplace, the 2017 Honda NSX (badged as an Acura NSX in the States) returns as a hybrid sports car with a mid-engine 3.5-liter twin turbo V6 good for 500 horsepower.
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BMW 740 iPerformance Pairs Electric Power with Luxury

BMW 740 iPerformance Pairs Electric Power with Luxury
BMW has unveiled a new version of its 7-series, called the 740 iPerformance. It can be had in a standard wheelbase version (740e) or a long wheel base version (740le) with more rear-seat legroom. Power for the car comes from a 4-cylinder TwinPower turbo engine combined with an electric motor and 9.2 kWh battery.
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2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid Sneaks onto the Scene

2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid Sneaks onto the Scene
I don’t get why you would want to spend thousands of dollars more on a hybrid if the fuel economy savings aren’t that significant. I think this maybe why Nissan silently slid the new 2016 Murano Hybrid into place without much fanfare.
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