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Oct

Women go for men with green cars, survey findsA new survey of 2,000 women judges supercar drivers as ‘arrogant,’ and Toyota Prius or Nissan Leaf owners as ‘conscientious,’ ‘intelligent’ and ‘safe.’

Women go for men with green cars, survey finds
A new survey of 2,000 women judges supercar drivers as ‘arrogant,’ and Toyota Prius or Nissan Leaf owners as ‘conscientious,’ ‘intelligent’ and ‘safe.’

22

Jun

The epic fight over New York’s Taxi of TomorrowNissan’s NV200 has been a lightning rod for lawsuits and criticism, partly because it could take existing hybrid taxis off the road. But with a ruling on Thursday, it seems likely to hit the road in October.

The epic fight over New York’s Taxi of Tomorrow
Nissan’s NV200 has been a lightning rod for lawsuits and criticism, partly because it could take existing hybrid taxis off the road. But with a ruling on Thursday, it seems likely to hit the road in October.

16

Feb


 Are hybrid species being created due to climate change? 



Pushed north by a warming climate, southern species mate with northern cousins, muddying gene pools and conservation efforts.
Pushed north by a warming climate, southern species mate with northern cousins, muddying gene pools and conservation efforts.

08

Jan


 Hybrid cars must make noise, feds say 



The proposed standard allows carmakers to choose different sounds for their models, although vehicles of the same make and model must make similar sounds.
The proposed standard allows carmakers to choose different sounds for their models, although vehicles of the same make and model must make similar sounds.

01

Dec

Driving Ford’s snazzy new C-Max HybridA bit of a chameleon, this new $25,995 car offers good looks, stellar utility and 47 mpg in the city or on the highway. If you try it, you’ll like it.

Driving Ford’s snazzy new C-Max Hybrid
A bit of a chameleon, this new $25,995 car offers good looks, stellar utility and 47 mpg in the city or on the highway. If you try it, you’ll like it.

12

Nov

What do you get when you pair a grizzly bear with a polar bear? A grolar bear!
11 amazing hybrid animals

What do you get when you pair a grizzly bear with a polar bear? A grolar bear!

11 amazing hybrid animals

02

Jul

A Lexus hybrid built for a princeA full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet will be used during the upcoming royal wedding in Monaco.

A Lexus hybrid built for a prince
A full hybrid Lexus LS 600h L Landaulet will be used during the upcoming royal wedding in Monaco.

01

Jul

I spy a spy in a BMW hybrid supercarNew trailer for ‘Mission: Impossible 4’ features the advanced plug-in hybrid as the car of choice for Tom Cruise.

I spy a spy in a BMW hybrid supercar
New trailer for ‘Mission: Impossible 4’ features the advanced plug-in hybrid as the car of choice for Tom Cruise.

10

May

Jaguar’s hot hybrid: Super performance with a green glossThe C-X75 offers 200 mph, zero to 60 in three seconds — and less than 100 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer. With the Porsche 918 and Fisker Karma, it’s just one of the many new high-performance plug-in hybrids.

Jaguar’s hot hybrid: Super performance with a green gloss
The C-X75 offers 200 mph, zero to 60 in three seconds — and less than 100 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer. With the Porsche 918 and Fisker Karma, it’s just one of the many new high-performance plug-in hybrids.

15

Mar

Scientist creates one-of-a-kind frogA scientist has allowed two species of endangered Central American leaf frogs to interbreed to better understand how closely the parents are related.

Scientist creates one-of-a-kind frog
A scientist has allowed two species of endangered Central American leaf frogs to interbreed to better understand how closely the parents are related.