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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Real-World Mileage

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid: Real-World Mileage

By Fred Meier on August 30, 2016

CARS.COM — After taking a year off, the Honda Accord Hybrid is back for the 2017 model year boasting the midsize hybrid sedan class' highest mileage ratings: 49/47/48 city/highwa... Read More
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Ford Commits to Fully Autonomous Ride-Sharing Vehicles by 2021

Ford Commits to Fully Autonomous Ride-Sharing Vehicles by 2021

By Matt Schmitz on August 16, 2016

CARS.COM — Ford is literally doubling down on its commitment to autonomous driving. The Detroit automaker today announced its plans for a 100-percent expansion of its team of tech startups... Read More
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Recall Alert: 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Lexus HS 250h

Recall Alert: 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Lexus HS 250h

By Matt Schmitz on August 12, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 337,000 model-year 2006-11 Toyota RAV4 SUVs and model-year 2010 Lexus HS 250h hybrid sedans, all involved in a previous recall of nearly 800,00... Read More
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Recall Alert: 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

Recall Alert: 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

By on August 12, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 500 model-year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid sedans manufactured between Oct. 27, 2015, and June 3, 2016 The Problem: A shut-off switch for the h... Read More
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BMW Adds Plug-In Hybrid to 7 Series Lineup

BMW Adds Plug-In Hybrid to 7 Series Lineup

By Fred Meier on August 11, 2016

CARS.COM — BMW is adding an all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid to its 7 Series luxury flagship sedan lineup for 2017. The 740e xDrive iPerformance is a plug-in hybrid version of the new si... Read More
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Hyundai Widens Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Availability With Software Update

Hyundai Widens Android Auto, Apple CarPlay Availability With Software Update

By Matt Schmitz on August 8, 2016

CARS.COM — Hot on the heels of a similar move by sister brand Kia, Hyundai has announced that it is expanding the availability of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its entire 2017 model-ye... Read More
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Recall Alert: 2012-2013 Infiniti M35h

Recall Alert: 2012-2013 Infiniti M35h

By Matt Schmitz on August 5, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,100 model-year 2012-13 Infiniti M35h luxury hybrid sedans manufactured between March 23, 2010, and Sept. 9, 2013 The Problem: A system overhea... Read More
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Study: Deals on Used Electric Cars, Plug-in Hybrids Sizzle

Study: Deals on Used Electric Cars, Plug-in Hybrids Sizzle

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2016

CARS.COM — Everyone else is snapping up SUVs and pickup trucks like gas is gonna be cheap forever, so now's your chance to get a near-new electric vehicle or plug-in hybrid for half th... Read More
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Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

Software Update Delivers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to More Kia Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on July 19, 2016

CARS.COM — Kia is expanding the availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to more of its lineup via a software update. Eligible models include current and previous model-year vehicles... Read More
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These Budget-Friendly Sedans Offer Alternatives to Toyota Prius

These Budget-Friendly Sedans Offer Alternatives to Toyota Prius

By Fred Meier on July 18, 2016

CARS.COM — Lower gas prices and a shift in market tastes have contributed to a decline in hybrid vehicle interest, with sales down about 20 percent from the year ago period, according to A... Read More