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Jun 26, 2014

Driven: 2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid remains the driver's choice in green cars

Today we took the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta up the windy road to the summit of Mt. Lemmon which rises 9,157 tall over Tucson, Arizona to see if it remains a Volkswagen or if it gave up its driving excitement in the transformation to become "green car"... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jul 08, 2014

Volvo’s all new XC90 could be most powerful car in its class

Volvo is pulling out all the stops for the new XC90, with a plug-in hybrid powertrain it will have 400 horsepower and 470 pound feet of torque. Despite the sports car levels of power, the plug-in hybrid will deliver industry leading CO2 emissions and... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jun 23, 2014

Inspired by the 1957 250 Testa Rossa, Ferrari’s one-off F12 TRS is one gorgeous ‘red head’

The Ferrari F12 TRS is for those who think a LaFerrari is too ordinary. While it doesn't have that car's KERS hybrid system, the F12 does have outrageous styling inspired by the 1957 250 Testa Rossa. The post Inspired by the 1957 250 Testa Rossa, Fer... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jun 12, 2014

Hybrid Subaru SVX successor may be in the works, but will it be as radical?

With its two-stage windows, the Subaru SVX was one of the most unusual sports cars of the 1990s, but it could make a comeback in 2017 with a hybrid powertrain shared with an upcoming crossover. The post Hybrid Subaru SVX successor may be in the works... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jun 11, 2014

Not your average mom car: the 2017 Lexus SC will be based on the LF-LC Concept

The 2017 Lexus SC is reportedly being based of Toyota's radical LF-LC concept, and if it comes to fruition, it will join the LFA and RC-F as the champions of Lexus' performance revolution. The SC will come with either a 450-horsepower V8 or a 500-hp ... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jun 11, 2014

Two gamers will pilot the Nissan ZEOD RC into history at Le Mans

With its pointed shape and hybrid powertrain, the Nissan ZEOD RC is a very unusual race car, and so of its drivers. Two of the three are former gamers from Nissan's GT Academy program. The post Two gamers will pilot the Nissan ZEOD RC into history at... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jul 05, 2014

Vokswagen's eight generation Passat is 85kg lighter

Volkswagen has unveiled the eighth generation of the Passat, which is expected to go on sale in Ireland early in 2015. The new car, according to Volkswagen, will offer executive car levels of refinement and creature comforts. Shown in both saloon and... #Arizona #Tucson, AZ

Jul 07, 2014

BMW i3 is a game-changer in electric cars world

It’s been simmering under the surface for a long time now, electric power in a car. Car companies are taking it seriously and it’s not just because Tesla motors are making headlines every time Elon Musk blows his nose, there’s a desire for cheaper, g... #BMW #Elon Musk

Jul 02, 2014

First drive: Audi plugs into the hybrid world

AUDI'S 5dr A3 Sportback plug-in hybrid, the e-tron, will get here in January and marks the start of several others of its kind from the German maker. Among its competitors are the likes of the battery-powered BMW i3. It will appeal on the basis that,... #BMW #Audi #Rupert Stadler

Jun 26, 2014

California's Clean Car Policies Are Giving Consumers the Rides They Want

There's fresh evidence that California's pioneering clean car efforts are working -- and that consumers are firmly in the driver's seat, steering toward ever-cleaner vehicle options. The 2014 California Green Innovation Index, produced by the nonprof... #San Diego, CA #San Francisco, CA #California #Los Angeles, CA #Consumer Federation of America