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2016 Montreal Auto Show: Want to try an EV? Come to the show!

Interested in finding out what it’s like to drive a hybrid or electric vehicle? Now’s your chance! The Montreal Auto Show, in collaboration with CAA-Quebec, is offering the chance to try 13 different EVs and plug-in hybrids to show goers. Driving an electric car is not the same as piloting a traditional gas-powered example, and the best way to understand ...

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Toyota hybrid sales reach 8,000,000 mark

It probably comes as little surprise that Toyota has been the world’s leading hybrid seller for a number of years. The proof is in the pudding: the manufacturer has just passed the 8,000,000 worldwide unit sales mark. In North America, the popular Prius, for example, has made its mark and a throng of other models have been available to consumers ...

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Nissan confirms 2016 Qashai, Hybrid Rogue for U.S.

While it’s kind of always been here in the (albeit, slightly larger) shape of the Nissan Rogue, the Japanese manufacturer has decided to bring its Qashai small crossover to North America, anyway. It’s not completely by choice, however; since sales of the Rogue have been increasing annually since the latest generation debuted in 2014, Nissan has decided to supplement production ...

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Nissan Murano Hybrid confirmed

The Nissan Murano is the next Nissan crossover to get hybridized, after the Rogue underwent a similar transformation, although it’s only been seen in Japan up to this point. Nissan revealed the Murano hybrid at the Shanghai Auto Show, in an effort to capitalize on the expanding hybrid market. Nissan hasn’t yet revealed full details regarding the powertrain, but we ...

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2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vs. 2013 Lexus ES300h

Lexus versus Lincoln

Lexus has long dominated the rather small eco-friendly luxury market. Their lineup, now offering five hybrid models, includes the 2013 Lexus ES300h that was completely redesigned in 2012. On the other hand, Lincoln is trying to change the image that consumers have of the brand, and this year they’re offering a new MKZ with a personality and driving behaviour that is nothing ...

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