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Clarkson: Honda Hybrid is "Biblically terrible"

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Jeremy Clarkson takes Honda's Insight Hybrid for a spin around the block, and finds himself wishing it was a spin into a tree:
It's terrible. Biblically terrible. Possibly the worst new car money can buy. It's the first car I've

Honda Insight commercial pretends headlights are pixels

Using the headlights of cars as pixels is cute, but it would be far, far cooler if they'd really parked a few hundred cars into the desert. This is surely CG. [via Jalopnik]

Honda Insight is back with an eye on the Toyota Prius

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Honda is reintroducing its Insight hybrid car, a follow up to the earlier innovative but perhaps less-than-practical two-door vehicle from 1999. Although the company isn't exactly known for being a styling pioneer — to their credit, at times, since their…

Aptera Hybrid Making Cameo in the Star Trek Movie?

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Spy shots from the set of the upcoming Star Trek movie show two items of note: the Starfleet-issue miniskirts are back (and about time!) and the three-wheel Aptera Hybrid might be making a cameo in the movie. An Aptera can…

Another Look at the Toyota "1/X" Plug-in Hybrid Car

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While it debuted at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota showed off its "1/X" plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show this week. (That's pronounced "one-Xth" in case you were wondering, although I think "one-stroke-ex" is better.) Compared…

Aptera's Steve Fambro Interviewed About Three-Wheeled Egg Car

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Gizmag has a nice piece up about the Aptera Typ-1 vehicle, hung on an interview with co-founder and CEO Steve Fambro. The more I hear about this car, the more entranced I become. They are reporting a projected 300mpg for…

Fisker Automotive Plug-In Hybrid Sedan Production Concept

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Fisker Automative has shown off their concept for this four-door plug-in hybrid sports sedan, to be officially unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show in January. The first vehicles will be delivered at the end of 2009 with a starting price…

Plug-In Prius Hybrid Looking Likely

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Popular Mechanics' Ben Stewart took a few laps in a prototype Toyota Prius that can be plugged into a wall outlet to recharge its batteries. He says it seems likely that the next generation Prius, a 2009 model, will…

Aptera Three-Wheeled Electric Car May Reach Production

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The design of the upcoming Aptera car will provoke binary reactions—I for one think it's lovely. And unlike a lot of crazy electric cars, chances are decent that the Aptera will be produced. You can reserve one now for a…