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Get The 2011 Hybrid Car Guide

The annual 2011 Hybrid Guide is now available. Recently updated to include information on the 3rd generation Toyota Prius, the totally redesigned Honda Insight, and the highly acclaimed Ford Fusion hybrid - this book covers every new hybrid you can buy this year.
If you are considering the purchase of a hybrid vehicle, there are lots […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | April 17th, 2010 | Continued

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Your Hybrid Evangelist Awaits The Call

It’s late February, 2009 and we are nearing tip-off of what may prove to be the most competitive head to head to head hybrid race yet. Scheduled to make their debut in dealer showrooms this Spring are the 2010 hybrid Ford Fusion (and twin hybrid Mercury Milan), the 2010 Honda Insight, and the 3rd generation 2010 […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | February 22nd, 2009 | Continued

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2010 Hybrid Fusion & Milan Go 47 MPH in Electric

In late October, Ford officially unveiled to the public the newest additions to the world of hybrid sedans – the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid and 2010 Mercury Milan hybrid. These ramped up new models represent some big advances in technology and Ford is hoping that it pays off by doubling their sales in the next […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | November 28th, 2008 | Continued

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The Hypermiling Guide For Beginners | Part One

How to Hypermile (A Guide for Beginners)
Hypermiling is getting a lot of attention these days, as the environment becomes more precious and the price at the pump climbs ever higher. Hypermiling is the practice of driving to get the maximum fuel efficiency of your vehicle. Wayne Gerdes of CleanMPG.com holds the hypermiling record (2,250 miles […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | July 18th, 2008 | Continued

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No Hybrid Batteries Means No Hybrid Cars

Why the hybrid market isn’t doing as well as it should
It’s no secret that hybrid cars are a great buy these days. As gas prices skyrocket, reaching new “record highs” each day, more and more people are rushing to their nearest car dealership and scrambling for hybrids. Demand is high and there should be more […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | June 20th, 2008 | Continued

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Gas Mileage Calculator | Compare Your Car To A Hybrid

Want to know how your current vehicle stacks up against hybrid cars in terms of gas mileage?  Before you run out to purchase a new green suv or car, it’s best to compare.  To help you with your decision, the following calculator shows you how much money you could save (in terms of fuel costs) by […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 24th, 2008 | Continued

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Introducing the 2009 Hybrid Honda Green?

Watch out Toyota.
Honda may have discovered the secret sauce behind your hybrid success.  First, you whip up a 5-door, five passenger hybrid sedan that is not available in a gas-only model.  Then you mix it with a price that most people can actually afford.  Last, you top it off with a name that is synonymous with the word hybrid.
Based on yesterday’s 2008 ”mid-year address” from CEO […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 21st, 2008 | Continued

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Get The Facts | Problems & Disadvantages of Hybrid Cars

Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars
Part Two: Disadvantages
In the last post, we outlined some of the top advantages of owning a hybrid car. Now, we will look at a few of the disadvantages and potential problems associated with hybrid vehicles.
Get ready for some sticker shock.
One common complaint about hybrid cars is their initial price. According to Cars.com, […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 18th, 2008 | Continued

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Hybrid Cars - The Pros, Advantages, & Benefits

Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars, a Two-Part Series
First, the Benefits and Advantages
Choosing a new car is all about weighing your options. When deciding between a hybrid car and conventional vehicle, a whole new set of factors comes into play and that does not make the decision any easier. This two-part blog series should help […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 9th, 2008 | Continued

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What Is A Hybrid Car? A Basic Overview of Hybrids

What’s Going On In There?
There are many ways hybrid cars are different from standard vehicles. There’s emissions, fuel consumption, cost and, of course, the mechanics of it all. The main difference between the two is that a hybrid car uses electricity combined with gasoline and a standard vehicle uses only gasoline.
In a gas-powered car, fuel […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | April 30th, 2008 | Continued

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Used Hybrid Cars | Tips to Finding A PreOwned Hybrid Car - Part 1

It’s no secret that hybrid vehicles cost more than their gas-only counterparts.  Unfortunately, the price of a shiny new eco-friendly, fuel saving green machine is more than many can afford.  Combine that expense with the fact that gas prices are fast approaching $4 per gallon, and you’ve got a lot of people searching for used hybrid cars.
The good news is […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | April 19th, 2008 | Continued

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2008 Nissan Altima Hybrid in Eight Great States

Nissan decided they weren’t going to let Toyota and Honda get all the praise for going green, so in 2007 they rolled out a hybrid version of the Altima.  Interestingly, rather than spending years developing their own technology, in 2002 Nissan entered into a licensing agreement with rival Toyota to borrow a version of their patented […]

Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | March 23rd, 2008 | Continued

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Best In Class Hyundai Hybrid

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Best-in-class highway fuel economy
When looking for a hybrid car, the choice is quite simple. A driver can select a compact car with incredible fuel economy or a mid-sized car with a modest improvement over a gas-only car.
In the works since 2008, the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers a compromise. The mid-sized […]

6May2011 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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World’s First: Volvo’s Claim To Fame

Volvo Unveils V60 Next-Generation Hybrid
Volvo introduced the V60 Plug-in Hybrid at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. The V60 is the world’s first diesel-electric production plug-in hybrid.
The station wagon combines a diesel engine with an electric motor and offers three driving modes. Based on the 2011 Volvo V60 station-wagon, the vehicle can run as an electric […]

21Mar2011 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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Prius Family Multiplies

Toyota Intros a Prius Smorgasbord 
Toyota used the North American International Auto Show in Detroit to roll out a family of Prius cars. The Prius line now includes the traditional 4-door hybrid, a new plug-in version, the Prius v crossover/wagon, and the Prius c Concept.
The new Prius Plug-in Hybrid will run 13 miles on charged up […]

3Mar2011 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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A6 Hybrid Unveiled in Detroit

Audi surprised many industry experts by unveiling the 2012 Audi A6 Hybrid sedan at the North American International Auto Show.
The company was expected to introduce the gas powertrain 2012 A6; rolling out the A6 Hybrid was big news. “Many people didn’t expect a hybrid model to debut alongside [the new A6 sedan],” CNet reported.
The 2012 […]

29Jan2011 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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Yo! Hybrid Car From Russia

Not typically known for its automotive industry, Russia may jump to the head of the field with a new home-grown, low-cost gas-electric hybrid car.
Driving the car’s development is Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov. U.S. readers might know Prokhorov as the new owner of the NBA basketball team, the New Jersey Nets. His idea is to create […]

8Jan2011 | 1Hybrid1 | 1 comment | Continued
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E-Cars Dominate European Auto Shows

Many car manufacturers used the recent Geneva and Paris auto shows to debut their E-Car prototypes. These cars are typically very small two-seaters (some are larger) that are all electric or plug-in hybrids.
And while production models for some may be years away, the prototypes reveal some interesting feature sets that are likely to be included […]

5Dec2010 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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Jaguar Concept Like No Other Hybrid

Concerned about trading off performance when moving to a hybrid? As some New Yawka’s say in Brooklyn, fugetaboutit. Jaguar used the Paris Auto Show to unveil the Jaguar C-X75, an electric vehicle concept car with a kick.
Reports about the car note that Jaguar believes the C-X75 will be able to go from 0 to 60 […]

2Nov2010 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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2012 Honda Fit Hybrid - Sneak Peak

The wait for the newest Honda hybrid just got shorter. The 2012 Honda Fit Hybrid will go on sale in Japan this month (October 2010), being sold as a 2011 model, and it will be available in Europe in early 2011. The car may also be introduced to other markets (like the U.S.) later next […]

17Oct2010 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Review

The Lincoln MKZ Hybrid: Affordable Luxury and 41 MPG
Lincoln’s first foray into the hybrid market is the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid.
The MKZ uses the same engine and motors as its corporate counterparts, the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. Specifically, the MKZ has a 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle engine and two electric motors, which combined produce 191 horsepower. […]

21Sep2010 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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CR-Z Hybrid CRaZe

Honda CR-Z Puts the Fun in Hybrid Driving
The Honda CRZ is a compact hybrid electric vehicle designed to serve as a hybrid sports car. Specifically, with this car, Honda marries traditional sports car features with an electric/gasoline powertrain.
The two-seat car has a 1.5 liter, four cylinder engine that delivers 112 hp and Honda’s Integrated Motor […]

3Sep2010 | 1Hybrid1 | 0 comments | Continued
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