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2007 Nissan Altima 2.5 S / 3.5 S / 3.5 SE / Hybrid

The mid-size Altima was already the athlete in its peer group, and the all-new '07 is even more so. Engine performance is a point of pride with Nissan and the tweaked carryover units make best-in

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2007 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda's mid-size hybrid sedan has the advantage of a refined engine. It's a V6, moreover, with a system that further saves fuel by deactivating three cylinders in light load situations. The

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2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid

The earth-friendly Camry Hybrid looses some trunk space, but offers up exceptional fuel economy for a family sedan. The Hybrid offers virtually all the amenities of its stablemates, but adds a few ext

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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Since we last spoke, we've accumulated another 4,000 km or so on our long-term Toyota Highlander Hybrid, bringing the total to a tad under 16,000. That necessitated another trip to the dealership

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Toyota hybrid blazes new trail

A few months back Toronto Fire Services became the first known in North America to deploy a fleet of hybrid vehicles.

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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

With 12,309 km showing on our Highlander Hybrid’s odometer, we’re really starting to get the hang of driving this gas/electric wonder. You do have to alter your driving style slightly to

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Ford Escape Hybrid

In a touch of serendipity, a notable wave of hybrids recently moved through our offices, including our new long-term Toyota Highlander, a Honda Civic Hybrid and -- our subject here -- the Ford Escape

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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

Let's get right to this fuel economy thing. Some hybrid owners are complaining about not being able to replicate the EnerGuide numbers calculated for their respective rigs. Well, after motoring o

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2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

The man in the parking lot took a quick glance at my Honda Civic and then stopped to talk once he noticed the Hybrid nameplate on the trunk.

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2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid

We've barely finished shaking hands, and we're already impressed with a certain silver Toyota Highlander Hybrid, the newest member of our long-term fleet. For one thing, its timing is impecc