Category Archives: Hybrid

Driving Against Traffic: Is Ford’s Parody More Smug Than Cadillac’s “Poolside” ELR Ad?

It seems to me that most of the folks who write about cars and the car biz (and also commenters outside the automotive world) who have bothered to comment about Cadillac’s ELR commercial, “Poolside”, with actor Neal McDonough, have been … Continue reading

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2013 Chicago Auto Show: Lexus LF-LC Blue Concept in 3D Video

Start the YouTube 3D video player. Click on the 3D icon in the menu bar to select 2D or your choice of stereo 3D formats. Lexus didn’t have much news to announce at the Chicago Auto Show this year, but they did bring out their … Continue reading

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Is the Chevy Volt More Competitive Than You Think? Toyota Prius is the #1 Trade-In For Volt

The question of just how much money General Motors is losing on the Chevy Volt program has become a political football with some critics of the Obama administration’s priorities saying that GM loses a quarter of million dollars on every … Continue reading

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Editorial: Should An Unelected Board In California Make Us All Pay For Electric Cars?

 On Friday, the California Air Resources Board issued new emissions regulations that mandate that by 2025 one out of seven new cars sold in the state must be powered by electricity or be some other form of zero emission vehicle. … Continue reading

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Buick eAssist: Just Don’t Call it a Hybrid

Buick is showing off its upcoming eAssist technology at the car shows this season.  It’s similar to the system that Chevrolet briefly offered on the Malibu but has been upgraded with more power and improved electronics.  But whatever you do, … Continue reading

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