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Best Hybrid Cars for the Money

U.S. News & World Report has unveiled its “Best Hybrid Cars for the Money” awards, with the Toyota Prius ($24,685) taking top honors. Other highly rated hybrids included the Toyota Camry Hybrid ($26,790), Ford Fusion Hybrid ($25,785) and Chevy Malibu Hybrid ($27,875). Read more.

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Ford Fusion Hybrid outsells the Toyota Prius… again

HybridCars.com reports that the Ford Fusion Hybrid has outsold the Toyota Prius twice in the past three months. It is the only two times the Prius has been outsold by another hybrid in the U.S. In March 2017, the Ford Fusion Hybrid narrowly edged out the Toyota with 5,865 sales for the Fusion to 5,798 for the Prius. A year…

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Forbes: Hyundai Aims To Steal Eco-Car Crown From Toyota Prius

The Hyundai Ioniq — the world’s first vehicle to offer a choice of three electrified powertrains a single body type — hopes to replace the Toyota Prius as the top eco-car. The Ioniq hybrid will boast the world’s best hybrid fuel economy rating with 56 mpg combined, edging out the Prius. Hyundai expects the global market for ‘green’ cars to grow to more…

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15 hybrids that don’t sacrifice cargo and passenger space

Motor Trend recently highlighted its picks for 15 hybrids that offer the best of both worlds —  impressive fuel economy and plenty of space for friends, family, and all of your gear. Here is the list of the new generation of hybrids that don’t sacrifice interior space to house powertrain components: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Toyota Prius Audi A3 e-Tron Subaru Crosstrek…

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Automakers showcase hybrids at 2016 auto shows

Everywhere you turn, a new automaker is showcasing a hybrid during the 2016 auto show season. Toyota has redesigned the Prius and introduced a RAV 4 hybrid crossover. Chrysler unveiled a Pacifica minivan available in a plug-in hybrid version. Chevy has a new hybrid Malibu that uses the same architecture as the Chevy Volt. And that’s just a small sampling of the new…

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Hyundai’s dedicated hybrid may offer better fuel economy than Toyota Prius

Green Car Reports says when Hyundai introduces its first dedicated hybrid vehicle, it may outperform the Toyota Prius in terms of fuel economy. The Prius, with 55-mpg combined fuel economy, has defined hybrid efficiency for more than a decade. Hyundai’s dedicated hybrid, which has not yet been named, will be the world’s first vehicle model with hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric variants. Read more.

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Prius Takes on Diesels as Hybrids Seen Gaining From VW Scandal

Bloomberg reports that hybrid vehicles may see a boost in the wake of the Volkswagen scandal that has raised consumer mistrust of claims about the cleanliness of their diesel engines. Later this year, Toyota will introduce its fourth-generation Prius and says it will match the performance of diesel engines. “For a long time our dream has been to catch up with…

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8 Million Ways Toyota Is Proving That Hybrids Have Staying Power

Since the launch of the Prius in 1997, Toyota has sold more than eight million hybrid vehicles, including one million in the past 10 months alone. Toyota now sells 30 hybrid passenger car models and one plug-in hybrid model in more than 90 markets around the world. Toyota estimates that its hybrid vehicles have saved drivers nearly 6 billion gallons of gasoline and…

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Toyota Prius C tops list of most affordable hybrids

When it comes to traditional hybrid vehicles, the Toyota Prius C ranks as the most affordable — and most fuel efficient — vehicle on the market. Wall St. Cheat Sheet ranked seven of the most affordable hybrids on the market today. The Prius C was followed by the Honda CR-Z, Ford C-Max, Toyota Prius, Honda Civic Hybrid, Ford Fusion Hybrid…

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