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Lamborghini's New Veneno Among Most Expensive Cars Ever Made

This week in Geneva while Ferrari joined the hybrid race with McLaren and Porsche, Lamborghini unveiled its latest prototype, the $3.9 million Veneno. The 750-horsepower car is a one-off model made to coincide with the company’s 50th anniversary. Its multi-million-dollar price tag makes it one of the most expensive cars ever made, putting it in the same echelon as the $2.4 million Bugatti Veyron and the $1 million McLaren F1.


Chevy Volt tops most-loved car survey again

Chevy Volt

General Motors' Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid car topped Consumer Reports' annual owner-satisfaction survey for the second straight year. Ninety-two percent of Volt owners surveyed said they would definitely buy the Volt again.


Despite woes, Volt wins European car award

Chevrolet Volt

It’s been a tough year for the Volt, General Motors’ plug-in hybrid.  But perhaps it’s about to see its fortunes turn as a jury of continental journalists declare Volt the European Car of the Year.


Toyota to Share Technology in China

Toyota over the weekend broke ground for a technical center near Shanghai that will prepare for shifting production to China of tightly guarded technology used in its hybrids and other alternative-energy vehicles—but not its latest technology.


Toyota, Ford to work on hybrids for trucks

Toyota, Ford to work on hybrids for trucks

Toyota Motor Corp and Ford Motor Co will work together to develop gasoline-electric trucks and SUVs that will be ready for market by the end of the decade, the two companies said on Monday.


Jaguar unveils a hybrid supercar

Jaguar unveils a hybrid supercar

Jaguar plans to build a £700,000 petrol-electric hybrid supercar in the UK, in partnership with Formula 1 team Williams F1... The C-X75's ultra-light chassis and two electric motors will help it accelerate from nought to 60mph in three seconds.


Review: Ford's Fusion Hybrid pulls ahead

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is the best hybrid model in the U.S. market, according to our reviewer. It is the best in the U.S. in part because it is the best for the U.S.


New Prius Orders Soar To 180,0000

Toyota Motor Corp. got 180,000 orders for the new Prius hybrid in Japan in just a month, far surpassing its target of 10,000 vehicles in monthly sales, the automaker said Friday.

The third-generation Prius, which rolled out a month ago, has been a big hit here, partly because of tax-breaks and other new government incentives that are meant to perk growth during the nation's downturn.


Plug-In Hybrid Scooter Coming to U.S. in 2010

Plug-In Hybrid Scooter Coming to U.S. in 2010

Piaggio plans to sell a plug-in hybrid scooter to the United States in 2010.


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