2016 Chevy Volt Range-Extending Engine To Have 75 HP?


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Electric power is only one part of the Chevrolet Volt equation. While it's a part that covers two thirds of all Volt miles driven, the other third is handled by its range-extending 1.4-liter Ecotec gasoline engine. The 2016 Chevrolet Volt is expected to downsize to a three-cylinder unit to boost efficiency, but few oth...Read more

Renault To Show 117 MPG Concept At Paris Auto Show To Hit French Target


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Europe's CO2-based taxation system means consumers already have access to a wide range of highly efficient vehicles. There are stricter targets on the horizon however, and Renault is the latest to accept a challenge set by the French government to produce a 117 mpg car by 2020. According to Autocar, the French automake...Read more

Toyota Continues To Dominate Global Hybrid Sales (No Surprise There)


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Hybrid sales might have been slow to take off in the late 1990s and early 2000s, but there are no such concerns these days. In the first half of 2014, Japanese automaker Toyota sold 665,740 hybrid vehicles globally--beating last year's record figure by a full four percent over the same period. As Wards Auto reports, th...Read more

Brabus Business Lounge Concept Debuts At Moscow Auto Show


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Vans aren't the most glamorous means of transportation, but there are exceptions to every rule. German Mercedes-Benz tuning firm Brabus has used this week's 2014 Moscow Auto Show to launch its latest project, the Brabus Business Lounge concept. Based on the Mercedes Sprinter van, the Business Lounge is a combination o...Read more

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata May Offer Multiple Engine Options


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We're now less than a week away from the official reveal of the all-new 2016 Mazda MX-5, which takes place a quarter of a century after the very first model made its debut in 1989. The rumor mill is still in full swing, however, with the latest news claiming there might be several different engine options when the car ...Read more