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All-New 2016 Toyota Prius – This Is It!


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Toyota's next-generation 2016 Prius has been nabbed undisguised ahead of a planned reveal on September 8 and a world premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show the following week.

Facelifted 2016 Honda CR-Z Officially Launched In Japan [80 Photos]


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The spy shots of the facelifted Honda CR-Z we showed you earlier this week are the real deal – the refreshed model with cosmetic and equipment upgrades has just been launched in Japan.

Is This The Facelifted Honda CR-Z Hybrid?


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Honda’s sporty hybrid, the CR-Z, has received its first makeover in 2012 and apparently a more significant refresh is on the way this year before an all-new model launches sometime in 2017.

What We Know About The 2016 Toyota Prius


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Just before its Las Vegas unveiling next month, photos of the fourth-generation 2016 Toyota Prius in a largely undisguised state have made their way onto the Internet.

Toyota Released 8 Million Hybrids Into The World Since First Prius Launched In 1997


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We take hybrid vehicles for granted right now, but when Toyota decided to build the first Prius prototype it learned it wasn’t an easy job.

All-New 2016 Toyota Prius To Debut On September 8


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The first redesign of the Toyota Prius hybrid in almost seven years will debut on September 8 in Las Vegas, the automaker announced. Toyota spokesman Ryo Sakai told Bloomberg that the 2016 Toyota Prius will be shown to media on September 8. However, he did not say when production or sales of the new model will begin.

Review Of Mercedes S-Class PHEV Asks: “Who’s Going To Get Excited About It?”


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While the Mercedes S500 plug-in hybrid may offer comparable performance to the 550 V8 but with much improved economy, the way it all comes together detracts from the overall S-Class experience.

Lexus Details Facelifted GS Lineup For Europe


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Following the facelifted 2016 Lexus GS’ debut at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, the automaker has released information about the Euro-spec model as well.

Acura Showcases Three Differently-Specced NSX Supercars At The Quail


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Acura has yet to launch a production variant of the NSX, but has revealed new details about it. Annoying, isn’t it? The Japanese car manufacturer showcased three mid-engine beauties ah The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering – one of the most exclusive events at Monterey’s Car Week.

Facelifted 2016 Lexus GS Debuts At Pebble Beach, Gets New 241HP 2.0-Liter Turbo


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Following the reveal of the 2016 GS-F earlier this year, Lexus has applied similar styling updates to the rest of the 2016 GS lineup. The sedan now gets a restyled front end with standard Bi-LED headlights, new interior colors and trims, a new GS 200t rear-wheel drive model, as well more power and torque for GS 350.

2016 Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron Priced From $37,900* In The US


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Audi has announced US pricing for the 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid, the first of many Audi e-tron models to arrive in North America. As you might expect, it doesn’t come cheap.

Hybrid RenaultSport Models At Least Five Years Away


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With the recent onslaught of sporty hybrid vehicles, you’d wonder what a respected name like RenaultSport is waiting for. Apparently, such vehicles in the brand’s portfolio are still five to ten years away, which is odd because they’re partners with one of the biggest electrifiers in the business – Nissan.

Toyota Yaris Hybrid Gains Active And Sport Versions In The UK


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Toyota UK added two new versions of its smallest hybrid on offer, the Yaris Hybrid.

2016 Lexus CT 200h Gets New Chrome Grille, Optional Moonroof


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Lexus has given the CT 200h hybrid some subtle upgrades for the 2016 model year, including a new chrome surround grille and an optional moonroof, among other things.

VW Passat GTE Sedan And Estate Get New Photo Gallery


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Volkswagen has released new photos of the Passat GTE plug-in hybrid, which will arrive this autumn in European dealerships and later on this year in Asian markets.

U Spy Hyundai's Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Answer To The Prius


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While driving in Southern California last week, Carscoops reader Amar came across this camouflaged prototype.

Austrian Taxi Driver Covers 1 Million Kilometers In Toyota Prius Without Replacing The Batteries


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If you want to know how reliable a car model is, go ask a taxi driver who uses it to cover greater distances in much harsher conditions than the average private passenger car.

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Qualified For UK Plug-In Car Grant


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Volvo announced that the XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid model is now eligible for the UK’s Plug-In Car Grant scheme, thus making it more affordable to the interested buyers.

Mercedes-Benz Details All-New GLC Crossover In 88 Photos


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The Mercedes-Benz GLC is not just less rough around the edges than its predecessor, it’s also roomier.

Nissan Reportedly Bringing Qashqai, Rogue Hybrid To The US


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Nissan’s recent announcement about building 100,000 more Rogues a year in Japan starting in 2016 is now followed by a report that says significant changes are planned for the Rogue lineup in North America.