Fuel-Saving Stop-Start System For 2015 Chrysler, Jeep Models: Details


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Chrysler has announced that it will be fitting fuel-saving Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology to several mainstream models for 2015—and we've gleaned a few more details on exactly how it'll take form. From the start of the 2015 model year, all Jeep Cherokee V-6 models will include ESS; separately, 2015 Chrysler 2...Read more

2014 Ferrari 458 Spider Quick Drive Video


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Even in today’s supercar-rich automotive landscape, Ferrari stands out as special and awe-inspiring Look at the critical numbers for the 2014 458 Spider that we just drove, and it’s in an elite tier among just a few of the world’s top performance machines. The high-revving, 4.5-liter V-8 makes 562 hor...Read more

Portland Tests BYD K9 All-Electric Passenger Bus: Quick Ride


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If Warren Buffett needed to catch a ride across town, we suspect he might do it exactly the way that we did this past week: in an all-electric BYD bus. Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway famously invested big in China’s BYD Motors in late 2008 -- likely spurred by the company’s innovative battery technology...Read more

Acura Drops A Hybrid, Plug-In Crossovers, Tesla Battery Swapping: The Week In Reverse


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Which automakers did Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk meet with this past week? What hybrid isn't coming back for 2015, and which plug-in crossovers are on the way? And wait, what is Jay-Z driving? It's the Week In Reverse, right here at Green Car Reports. Here we look back at some of the most significant stories we've publi...Read more

New-Car Problems Up: Blame Technology And...The Polar Vortex?


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Americans are seeing more problems with their new vehicles this year, compared to last year. But could the weather be to blame for some of it? That's one thing J.D. Power is potentially pointing to. The firm has today revealed the results of its annual Initial Quality Study (IQS) results, which looks at problems experi...Read more