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Toyota Will Offer a Plug-In Hybrid by 2010
Mr. Watanabe said Toyota, best known for its Prius hybrid car, would develop a fleet of plug-in hybrids that run on lithium-ion batteries, instead of the nickel-metal hydride batteries that power the Prius and other Toyota models.
Jan 14, 2008, 12:48
New Lexus LF-A Roadster Vent heat Air From Rear Mounted Radiators
The radiators are fed cool air by two large intake ducts mounted just above the rear wheel wells.
Jan 14, 2008, 12:34
Ford of Europe Sales Roar to a New Record in 2007
Ford of Europe's 2007 sales rise 5.4% to a record 1,833,600; Car sales up 4.1% and commercial vehicles 10.9%
Jan 10, 2008, 12:38
Nissan Altima Inches Past Honda Accord to Become Consumer Reports' Top-Ranked, Midpriced Sedan
Very narrow, one-point difference in scores separates Altima and Accord in CR's ratings of competitive midpriced sedan category
Jan 9, 2008, 12:26
100+ MPG Plug-in Prius Begins Field Testing in Massachusetts
The modified Toyota Prius uses a high-performance conversion package developed by Toronto, Canada-based HyMotion, a division of A123 System Inc., in Watertown, Massachusetts.
Nov 30, 2007, 15:23
Cars.com says Climate Control is #4 of "Top 10 Road-Trip Comfort Features"
Cars.com editors have driven hundreds of cars this year, and here are their 10 favorite features for road trips.
Oct 18, 2007, 12:23
Medium duty, all-electric combination commercial and family vehicle travels over 186 miles in a single day
The custom battery pack was fully recharged in less than ten minutes a total of three times using AeroViroments' high voltage, 125kW rated, rapid charging system.
Oct 9, 2007, 18:56
ACJ Security System From SPAL USA Offers High-tech Vehicle Theft Protection
In the case of an attempted carjack, the SPAL USA ACJ system automatically disables a vehicle within two minutes.
Sep 27, 2007, 10:15
Remote Start - It's Not Just for Automatic Transmissions Any More!
Owners of stick shift vehicles can press a button on their keychain remote from up to a mile away to start their vehicle's engine. Its climate control system will then pre-warm the car and defrost the windows.
Sep 21, 2007, 12:46
Latest in Fuel Efficiency, Safety Technology Slated
Members of Congress, federal agency officials, congressional staff and the media will have the opportunity to test drive vehicles and see displays relating to vehicle safety and fuel efficiency.
Sep 19, 2007, 08:06
GM: Deal could put it in lead in electric car race
"'I think that our No. 1 competitor has some problems with their technology, and I do think that it very definitely opens a window of opportunity for us to be first to market with a genuine plug-in hybrid,' Lutz said at an automotive industry conference in Traverse City where the battery deal was announced."
Aug 9, 2007, 19:11