New Prius Efficiency, Gigafactory Flyover, Famous Electric-Car Driver: The Week In Reverse (Video)


Green Car Reports
Which famous race driver turns out to love driving his electric car around London? And, what really gigantic object did a drone fly over, and shoot video of, last weeknd? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, May 22, 2015. Friday, we covered ...Read more

Mitsubishi Mirage Vs Toyota Yaris: Compare Cars


The Car Connection
The Mitsubishi Mirage and the Toyota Yaris take two different approaches to low-cost small-car transportation. Both are five-door hatchbacks, but the Mirage is a large minicar while the Yaris sits squarely in the (slightly bigger) subcompact class. Neither one rates particularly highly in our full-review ratings system...Read more

Next Toyota Prius Hybrid: 40-Percent Thermal Efficiency From Engine, Toyota Says


Green Car Reports
You may not hear about the thermal efficiency of engines much: It's the ratio of how efficiently they use the energy in the fuel they burn. Conventional gasoline engines have long run about 25 percent, diesels at 30 to 35 percent. But the gasoline engine to be used in the next generation of the Toyota Prius hybrid will...Read more

Electric Car Charging: The Basics You Need To Know


Green Car Reports
The number of plug-in electric cars on North American roads grows every year, and with them come new buyers. Each new electric-car driver will have a few things to learn, so we've rounded up some tips on how, where, and when how to charge up that new plug-in vehicle. Whether you're already an owner, considering the pur...Read more

Sexy BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Falls To Sticker Price As Dealer Markups Wane


Green Car Reports
Any insanely alluring, attractive, enticing car will likely see dealer markups when it first goes on sale. Ask any potential buyer of a new Chevy Corvette or Dodge Hellcat model how much their dealership added to the sticker price for the first ones on the lot. And the same applied as well to the sexy, startling, techn...Read more