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  1. All New Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

    Chrysler Group Discussion
    All New Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid TheGMSource - These are the first known captured pictures of the all-new 2008 Chevrolet Malibu. To top it off, it's of a Malibu that has yet to make its debut. The Malibu Hybrid! The Malibu Hybrid is expected to share the same power train as its sister the...
  2. 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid

    Mercury Discussion
    2008 MERCURY MARINER HYBRID: SOPHISTICATION AND FLAIR IN A HIGH-MILEAGE, CAPABLE SMALL SUV Outstanding fuel economy. Mariner Hybrid achieves up to 34 mpg in city driving – an improvement of nearly 14 percent compared to the 2007 model. Modern Design. 2008 Mercury Mariner Hybrid features a...
  3. Ford celebrates the revival of Taurus and hybrid version might come

    Ford Car Discussion CHICAGO -- Ford Motor Co. chief executive Alan Mulally made it clear that the 2008 Ford Taurus sedan -- the revamped and renamed Five Hundred that officially launched Friday at the Chicago Assembly Plant -- is his...
  4. GM Hybrid SUV's Won't Dissapoint

    Chrysler Group Discussion
    PRODUCT REVIEWS New GM hybrid SUVs won't disappoint Richard Truett Automotive News | 1:00 am, June 11, 2007 The upcoming gasoline-electric versions of the Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade should give General Motors credibility with the green crowd. Last month, GM invited...
  5. USAToday: Escape's hybrid version a winner

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    Test Drive: Escape's hybrid version a winner Ford Motor updated its Escape small SUV, and while it is considerably gentrified compared with its predecessor, it seems insufficiently improved to keep up with rivals. For 2008, the Escape, a pioneer among carlike SUVs and third-best-selling SUV...
  6. Honda Kills Accord Hybrid... for Diesel version!

    Asian Competition
    2 June 2007 The Nikkei Sunday edition reported that Honda will not introduce a hybrid model of the new Accord when the sedan undergoes a full design change in the autumn for the North American market. more @ Accord sales hybrid/total 2005 total: 16,826 / 369,293 - link...
  7. Ford Media: Fact Sheet - Ford Escape Hybrid Taxis

    Ford SUV/Crossover Discussion
    Fact Sheet - Ford Escape Hybrid Taxis Tuesday May 22, 3:25 pm ET Ford Escape Hybrid was the first hybrid taxi to be put into service in the country. It was introduced in San Francisco in early 2005. New York City and Chicago followed and formally approved vehicles like the Escape Hybrid...
  8. Enter the rumormill: Ford Fusion hybrid coming to LA?

    Ford Corporate News Jalopnik got the skinny from a Ford Motor Company snitch they've dubbed "Electric Throat" (ahem), who says that a hybrid Fusion will be launched in concept form at either the Los Angeles Auto Show this...
  9. Full Test: Mercury Mariner Hybrid

    Mercury Discussion* Very positive review, although why they compare the acceleration to a FWD V6 RAV-4 is beyond me.
  10. Mazda Hydrogen Update -Electric Hybrid in 2008

    Mazda Discussion
    HIROSHIMA, Japan — Mazda has ambitious plans to introduce a hybrid-electric vehicle in 2008 that can run on hydrogen, according to a report by Japan's Nikkei financial news service. A formal announcement on the vehicle is set for Thursday. It's part of a larger unveiling of a business plan by...
  11. GM pits hybrid Aura vs. Toyota

    Chrysler Group Discussion
    Looking to challenge Toyota Motor Co. for fuel-conscious consumers, General Motors Corp. plans to sell the cheapest hybrid -- the Saturn Aura -- on the U.S. market, the automaker announced Monday. A hybrid version of the Saturn Aura sedan will hit showrooms this month, with a starting price of...
  12. Japan: Aisin Seiki to increase hybrid parts supply to Ford

    Ford Corporate News
    Aisin Seiki is planning to increase its supply of core motor systems for hybrid vehicles to Ford reports business daily Nikkei. Full Story here (subscription Required)
  13. Volvo Starts Swedish Hybrid Driver Project

    European Competition
    The Swedish Energy Agency has granted SEK 9.8m (£ 715,000 approx) in financial support to AB Volvo for a project within the development of new hybrid technology for heavy vehicles. The project comprises development and testing of hybrid technology in two refuse collection trucks in Gothenburg...