2015 Mercedes Minivan Launches in Europe

When Mercedes’ Sprinter first arrived on US shores as a Dodge, it replaced the aging Ram Van and so thoroughly outclassed the class-leading Ford Econoline commercial van that, in the decade-or-so since, the Econoline has been discontinued. This Mercedes minivan is its little brother.

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Prius V Fighting Chevy Orlando Hybrid is Taking Shape

This Chevy Orlando hybrid that was recently caught testing outside of GM’s Detroit headquarters with an interior that was littered with hybrid components and testing gear, followed closely by Chevy Volts and a Ford C-Max. So, what have we here?

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The Solar-Powered Camry Fighting Family Sedan is Here (w/ video)

Imagine a solar-powered electric car with room for 4 (four) adults and their luggage that has a full-charge operating range of more than 300 miles that can re-charge itself in a parking space without the need for a charging station. It’s here – and it’s called the Stella!

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Need a Gas Guzzler? Get a Tiny EV!

You hear it again and again whenever you hear someone try to justify the massive new gas-guzzler they’ve just parked in their driveway. “I’d love to get something more green, but I need a big car/truck/SUV for my kids/dogs/towing.” Throw in a little petulant whine on the “need” and I’m sure it’ll seem immediately familiar. Oh, if only one of those little plug-in electric cars – you know, the ones that have enough range and trunk space to be able to handle a huge majority of our driving needs – would come free with that big gas-guzzler!

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Opel Zafira Tourer Ecoflex Runs on (Almost) Anything

Opel is expanding its lineup next year with a CNG powered version of its Zafira Tourer. The 10 GGE tank

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Peugeot HX1 Hybrid A Bold Minivan for Soccer Moms

Say what you want about France and their automakers (I know I do), Peugeot has been ratcheting up the stakes with a flurry of fun, green concept cars this summer. First came the sorta-fast EX1 electric race car. Now there’s the HX1 diesel-hybrid crossover concept, due to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

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