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Toyota Corolla: Shiny and New, Hybrid Too!

You might not expect an entry-level sedan to offer surprising style, extremely high fuel efficiency, and an unexpected level of advanced electronics and driver assist systems. Yet, that’s what the new-generation Toyota Corolla brings to car buyers on a budget.

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Top Honors: 2020 Green Car Awards

Electrics, hybrids, high efficiency combustion models…which ones stand out? Every year, Green Car Journal identifies the best-of-the-best through its Green Car Awards program. Here are this year’s most notable new ‘green’ vehicles of the 2020 model year.

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Driving 10,000 Miles in Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV

The Outlander PHEV is a hidden gem in a sea of crossovers and SUVs. It offers advanced features and capabilities found on plug-in hybrid competitors costing tens of thousands of dollars more, while offering a fun and family-friendly SUV experience.

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Porsche Taycan: Mission [E] Accomplished

Porsche fans have waited patiently for this storied marque to rise to the Tesla challenge. That’s no easy thing, and it had to be done right or risk both reputation and future market share. The result is as expected. Spectacular!

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Chrysler’s Plug-In Pacifica Hybrid

The modern minivan was born 35 years ago, shepherded to market by the legendary Lee Iacocca at Chrysler. You’d think by now, there would be a slew of hybrid minivans to serve family needs. Nope. Again, Chrysler leads the pack.

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Mitsubishi’s Versatile Outlander PHEV

  The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Green Car Journal’s 2019 Green SUV of the Year™, has been sold quite successfully in other parts of the world since 2013 but has just finally made it to our shores. During its absence here in

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New Cayenne E-Hybrid

Like the previous generation Cayenne, Porsche has included an electrified version to bring greater efficiency and performance to its 2019 crossover SUV. It features a completely re-engineered hybrid powertrain compared to its predecessor, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, using the third

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Strong Demand for Electric Vehicles

Amid all the hype and hope for electric vehicles, there are many assumptions being made by those who believe electrics will dominate the worldwide automotive landscape in future years. How much is this based in reality? No doubt, consumer acceptance

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Volvo’s Upscale 2018 XC60 T8 Plug-In Is the Most Powerful in Segment

Sharing drive components and integrated technology with Volvo’s XC90 T8, the latest rendition of the Swedish maker’s best-selling vehicle comes to market more powerful and smarter than ever. Volvo’s upscale 2018 XC60 T8 PHEV (plug-in-hybrid) presents a premium and rugged,

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Driving 7,500 Miles in a 2017 BMW i3

High-tech throughout, BMW’s i3 is a statement in urban mobility and what environment-friendly driving ought to be about. It’s nimble, it’s quick, and it’s also super-efficient. Plus, of course, it affords desirable zero-emission driving while operating on its lithium-ion batteries.

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MINI’s Cool Plug-In Countryman All4

The 2018 MINI Countryman is the biggest MINI ever, featuring 30 percent more cargo space than the previous Countryman, more front and rear legroom, and greater headroom and rear seat shoulder room for five occupants. Adding to the model’s appeal

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Lexus LS 500h is Smart and Luxurious

Lexus’ all-new flagship LS 500 series, built on the automaker’s new Global Architecture-Luxury (GA-L) platform, includes the LS 500h hybrid powered by the latest Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System. It features a sleek, coupe-like silhouette in a package that’s longer