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Honda CR-Z | First Manual Hybrid?

Honda has made some big strides in the global hybrid arena this year, most impressively with their totally redesigned 2010 Insight (the 2nd most popular hybrid in terms of overall sales every month since it reached dealer showrooms). Now the Big H is releasing new photos and information about the CR-Z hybrid concept, due to […]

7Oct2009 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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Infiniti Shows Essence of Hybrid Sports Car

To Infiniti and beyond. But, will this slick ride survive the economy?
 
Earlier this week, at the Geneva International Motor Show, Infiniti unveiled the Essence concept hybrid car. I have to say, it’s incredibly beautifully designed – modern and classic, all at once – with more power than most eco-drivers could ever need (592 horse-power, anyone?). […]

8Mar2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued
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Will Kia Pro Cee’d With A Hybrid Car?

Nearly 300 web pages make up the Kia.com website, and not one of them includes any mention of a hybrid car. With a little luck, that could change in the next year or two as the Korean auto manufacturer has been developing and testing their first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle in Europe.
Based on the popular European five door “Cee’d” hatchback, Kia officially […]

2Mar2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 1 comment | Continued
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IS? ES? Prius? No…it’s the HS 250h.

Thanks to years of building a luxury brand, when most people think of Lexus what springs to mind are images of sleek, luxurious performance cars – fuel economy, not so much. Though Lexus has put out three other hybrids (the GS450h and LS600Hl sedans and the RX450h SUV), this newest one seems to be the […]

18Jan2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 1 comment | Continued
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Hybrid | 2009 Detroit Auto Show | Electric

Judging from opening day of the 2009 Detroit Auto Show (a.k.a. the North American International Auto Show - naias.com), it is obvious that automakers were well prepared with their answers to the public’s $5 a gallon gasoline questions. And with more than 6,000 journalists on hand, one can only imagine the incredible amount of press and blogging […]

12Jan2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued
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It’s Electric (cars) - Boogie Woogie Woogie!

Nissan and others show off electric cars in LA
If the showroom floor of the LA Auto Show is any indication of what dealer show rooms will look like in the U.S. in a few years, we all better get ready to start plugging our cars in each night. Electricity has been the buzz word of […]

6Dec2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued
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Paris Auto Show Features More Hybrids

Updates and wrap up from the Paris Auto Show
Last week, automakers from around the world converged in Paris to showcase their newest concept cars and innovations. Today (October 19th) is the last day of the show and it is evident that small is in and that hybrids are all the rage. The Paris Auto Show comes on the heels […]

19Oct2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued