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2013 Honda Fit EV and 2012 CR-V to Debut at LA Auto Show

A few months back, we told you that Honda had a redesigned CR-V in the works for 2012. Now, the automaker announced that the new affordable compact SUV is set to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November. Joining the 2012 CR-V is an all-electric version of the Honda Fit, which is slated for the 2013 model year. The introduction of the Fit EV will likely help Honda establish its stake in the electric vehicle market, which currently ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Auto Shows, Honda CR V, Honda Fit, electric cars

Buick LaCrosse eAssist: Greener Car, Same Price

If you’re in the market for a car that prioritizes fuel economy, you probably know that automakers normally charge more for models that sip less fuel. You can save money on gas by buying a Honda Civic Hybrid or a diesel-powered Volkswagen Golf, but it’s going to cost you more at the dealership. A Civic Hybrid will cost you over $8,000 more than the base Honda Civic, while opting for a Golf TDI will cost you $6 ... continue reading»

Tags: Test Drives, Analysis, Buick LaCrosse

2012 Green Car of the Year Finalists Announced

If you’re shopping for a fuel-efficient car, Green Car Journal has recognized five that they consider the best of the bunch. The magazine will announce the winner of its 2012 Green Car of the Year award at the Los Angeles Auto Show November 17. The five finalists are the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas, 2012 Mitsubishi i, 2012 Toyota Prius v and 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI. Last year’s winner was the 2011 Chevrolet Volt ... continue reading»

Tags: Green Cars, Ford Focus Electric, Hybrid Cars, Model News, electric cars, Honda Civic Natural Gas, Mitsubishi i, Toyota Prius v, Volkswagen Passat TDI, Green Car of the Year

Nissan Plans Two New Hybrid Cars

Nissan announced it will build a plug-in hybrid car and a new front-wheel drive hybrid car by the end of fiscal year 2016 as part of its six-year environmental plan. Edmunds Auto Observer says the front-wheel drive hybrid should be a midsize car and is slated for 2013 or 2014, while the plug-in hybrid will likely be a small car and will be introduced in 2015. Nissan discontinued the Altima Hybrid sedan after the 2011 model year, so for 2012 ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Nissan LEAF, Nissan, Hybrid Cars, electric cars, plug in hybrid

Feature: 5 Best Cars for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

If pop culture is any indication, it’s only a matter of time before the zombie apocalypse comes. To help you survive, we’ve found the Five Best Cars for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse. We’ve even highlighted cars that may seem like smart choices, but could end up making you the main course in a zombie buffet.  Buy the right car now, and survive the zombie apocalypse later. Read the full Five Best Cars for Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse. continue reading»

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