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Toyota Aqua: The Even More Compact Hybrid Commuter Car

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This is Toyota's smallest hybrid offering on the market and it is said to get 35.4 km per liter; that works out to about 83MPG or 2.8L/100km. That's better than its Prius stablemate, which "only" gets 32.6 km per liter.

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Green Lite Motors working on a 100MPG hybrid commuter trike with Autodesk

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Until we figure out how to effectively and safely use hydrogen to power all our vehicles, hybrids are going to be the popular option for those who want to be a little more environmentally friendly with their daily commutes. Green Lite Motors agrees and the clean tech company is using Autodesk Product Design Suite to envision what a proper commuter vehicle should be. It's not every day we here about what software the EV guys are using to come up with their creations, so its nice to see Autodesk teaming up with smaller guys out there to show what can be done.

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Can’t Decide Between Car or Scooter? Get the McCar from Geely

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Believe it or not, this vehicle really has nothing to do with the golden arches and you probably won't be able to super size it with a Diet Coke. Strange name aside, the Geely McCar might actually provide a novel solution to the urban commuter.

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Chevy Mi-Ray Hybrid Roadster Concept from Seoul

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Okay, the honeymoon period for the Chevy Volt is wearing on thin, so we're left asking General Motors what they have done for us lately. As they prepare to enter the Korean market, GM has come forth with the Chevy Mi-Ray concept at the Seoul Motor Show.

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Live Video: BMW i8 (Vision EfficientDynamics) Playing in the Snow

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Instead of just a few spy photos, we've managed to find three spy videos. The BMW i8, which you may have previously known as Vision EfficientDynamics, appears to be a two-door super coupe that will likely compete against the likes of an Audi R8 and other similar vehicles.

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Toyota Prius+: The Plus Means Seven Seats for Soccer Practice

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If Jeremy Clarkson despises the Toyota Prius with a passion, he may be enlisting an angry mob with pitchforks and flaming torches for the newly revealed Toyota Prius+. It takes everything about the hybrid car and makes it even less appealing to diehard enthusiasts.

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Porsche Panamera S Hybrid With 380 Horsepower Sips Just 30.4MPG

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Who said that you had to sacrifice performance for fuel economy? Certainly not the folks at Porsche, because they've decided to take the engine from the Cayenne S Hybrid and plunk it into the much more aerodynamic Porsche Panamera S Hybrid.

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Ford GT supercar gone green?

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Sure, you could take the all-electric route and opt for a Tesla Roadster, but there's just something to be said about Detroit muscle. And that's how we somehow find ourselves looking at the new Ford GT. Except, well, it's a hybrid.

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Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to debut in Geneva

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Electric vehicles are well and good if you have the time and infrastructure to charge them. In the meantime, plug-in hybrids could serve as a clever middle ground and that's precisely what we're finding with a new Volvo V60 set to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show.

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