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Hybrid fuel figures under fire

Hybrid sales and model availability are both increasing at a rapid rate, but the percentage of new-vehicle shoppers considering a hybrid has actually declined, a U.S. study indicates.

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Hybrid Porsche due in 3 years

Porsche AG's first hybrid vehicle will be ready within three years, the head of the luxury automaker's new hybrid program announced Thursday, saying it showed progress by a company derided by some env

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Bye-bye hybrid?

Honda killing its Accord hybrid may have been just the canary in the over-hyped hybrid coal mine.

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Ford teams up to test hybrid technology

Ford Motor Co. and Southern California Edison in the U.S. will team up to test rechargeable hybrid vehicles in an effort to speed up mass production of the new technology.

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Toyota to launch new hybrid: Report

Japan's Toyota Motor Corp. plans to begin selling a second dedicated brand of hybrid automobiles in 2009, following up on its market-dominating Prius hybrid, a news report said Sunday.

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2007 Nissan Altima Hybrid

This week's news flash: if you want to infuriate everyone on the road, drive a hybrid as it's supposed to be driven.

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Accord hybrid abandoned

Honda confirmed earlier this week that there will be no hybrid version of the next-generation Accord when it is released this fall.

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Toyota hybrid sales top 1 million

Toyota said Thursday global sales of its hybrid vehicles have topped 1 million, a landmark for the Japanese automaker that leads the world in green cars.

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Who killed the Accord hybrid?

Honda Motor Co. on Tuesday announced that it will discontinue the hybrid version of its Accord sedan, citing disappointing sales.

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Honda drops Accord hybrid

Honda will discontinue the hybrid version of its Accord sedans, the company said Tuesday, ceding Toyota's dominance of the market with its Prius hybrid.

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New York cabs get hybrid deadline

New York City's fleet of yellow cabs will go entirely hybrid within five years, and all its vehicles for hire will have to meet new emissions and mileage standards by next year, Mayor Michael Bloomber

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2007 Toyota Camry hybrid

Driving a Toyota Camry hybrid means doing your small part for the environment without wearing your green pride on your sleeve.

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2007 Honda Accord hybrid

The Honda Accord hybrid is a fuel-saving wonder that makes more horsepower than a standard Accord while preserving a sense of luxurious sophistication. If this is all it takes to save the world, sign

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Yonge St. by hybrid

Toronto is crammed with snobs, the CBC, legendary DVP traffic jams, suburbia ad nauseam and a long-suffering NHL team.

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A good Ford SUV deserves better

I anthropomorphize cars. I can't help it. Some overly empathetic fold in my brain wants to make a steel-and-glass thing into a character, a persona, an avatar, a material semblance of the people and t