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    Report: VW XL1 priced at $169,000 in UK, only 30 will be sold there

    Volkswagen has announced the pricing of its XL1 diesel plug-in hybrid for the UK, according to Car magazine. The small, uber-efficient two-seater will start at £98,515, or roughly $168,930 at current exchange rates. Additionally, only 30 units of the XL1 will be sold throughout the UK, ...

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    Official: Audi A3 E-Tron launching at $51,500 in Germany

    Audi has put a price tag on the A3 Sportback E-Tron plug-in hybrid, for which presales begin this month in Germany. To get your hands on one of these little guys, Audi is asking for €37,900, or about $51,537 according to current exchange rates. Of course, the base MSRP doesn't include any ...

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    Official: Hyundai ups price of 2014 Sonata Hybrid slightly to $26,000

    Hyundai is hoping prospective car buyers won't quibble with a 1.3 percent price hike for its Sonata Hybrid this year. Heck, the South Korean automaker brought the price down a year ago, so everyone's theoretically almost even. Or so they hope. Hyundai is boosting the base MSRP on the 2014 hybrid ...

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    Official: 2014 Toyota Prius liftback keeps even keel on price, sales

    The Toyota Prius is the 800-pound gorilla of the hybrid world, and it looks like Toyota wants to keep it that way by holding the line on prices for the world's most popular hybrid. The Japanese automaker is leaving the price of all five trim lines of its standard hatchback Prius unchanged for the ...

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    Report: Next-gen Chevy Volt could be $10,000 cheaper

    A sub-$30,000 Chevrolet Volt? General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says that could be in the making within a year, Car and Driver reports. Akerson, speaking recently at a green-technology conference in California, said the company may be able to shave as much as $10,000 off the sticker price of the ...

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    Report: Toyota offering up to $7,500 incentices for RAV4 EV; some customers will pay just $32,000

    Nationwide Insurance tries to attract potential customers on its so-called "vanishing deductible." Toyota is offering a somewhat similar "vanishing price tag" on its battery-electric RAV4 EV. The Japanese automaker, which recently started selling the all-electric 'ute in California, is offering ...

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    Official: Coda will offer cheaper electric Sedan with less range, now starts at $37,250

    Will electric-car buyers trade away 25 miles of driving range in exchange for $2,650? That's what Coda Automotive is betting on. Los Angeles-based electric-vehicle maker said this week that, in addition to offering its standard Coda Sedan battery-electric vehicle, which has a 150-mile range, for ...

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    Official: 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas priced from $26,155*

    The totally redesigned 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas (formerly known as the Civic GX), America's only natural gas-burnin' passenger vehicle, will hit Honda dealerships nationwide on October 18 with a starting MSRP $26,155, (*excluding a $750 destination fee). Add in navigation, and the Civic ...

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    2009 GMC Sierra Hybrid gets priced at $39,365

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    General Motors has announced pricing for the first of its new two-mode hybrid pickup trucks, the GMC Sierra and they've apparently learned at least one lesson from the roll-out of the Yukon and Tahoe hybrids earlier this year. The starting price for ...

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    India increases fuel prices by 10 percent

    India has announced that fuel prices are going to be raised by 10 percent. The state-owned oil companies had no other option but adapt pump prices in response to the increase of crude oil prices in international markets. According to an article in Autoplus, gas stations in New Dehli were selling ...

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    Diesel becoming more expensive than gasoline in Europe

    Currently, diesel prices in the U.S. are slightly higher than gasoline. Across the pond, the story has been somewhat different. With the exception of the UK, diesel in Europe has usually been cheaper than gasoline. This was a consequence of European governments' policies on taxing fuels. Trucks and ...

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    Think gas prices are bad? Diesel prices are worse!

    Farmington Hills, MI, 3/10/08We worry about gasoline prices, but a recent New York Times article reminds us that it could be worse. The article talks to truckers about the increase in diesel prices and how it's impacting them. The Times talked to Ricardo Caraballo, who said that even after spending ...

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    It's Friday: Daily Show explains why gas prices are so high

    On a recent episode of the Daily Show, the spike and price of a barrel of oil was explained (see videos below the fold). The comedy news show's explanation includes $15 of the $104 for a barrel of oil going towards trying to convince the public that the oil companies are not raping the environment. ...

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    At least one electric car dealership sees increased sales as gas prices rise

    Are high gas prices having an impact on EV sales? Yep. Washington state news station KING5 did a report on an electric car dealership's recent sales increase. Jim Johnson of MC Electric Cars has sold more electric cars in the last month than the last three years combined. With a barrel of oil ...

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    White House: President Bush wasn't joking, no one told him about $4/gal gas predictions

    Two days ago, we told you President Bush said he was unaware some analysts were predicting $4 for a gallon of gas in the U.S.. The day before Bush made those remarks, White House press secretary Dana Perino was actually asked about gas prices and she said "we're mindful of it." Yesterday, when ...

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    VIDEO: President Bush flip flops on oil company tax breaks, unaware of $4/gallon gas predictions

    digg_url = ''; This morning in a press conference, President Bush was asked about statements he made on tax breaks for oil companies (see video below the fold). Yesterday, in support of the Energy tax bill (which ...

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    BREAKING: Barrel of Oil hits $100.30, gas back over $3

    A barrel of oil just hit $100.30 high today and while it might go higher or lower for the rest of the day, it seems trading over $100 is becoming normal. Why is this important? In the U.S., the price of gasoline is over $3 a gallon again, according to the EIA. With a barrel of oil reaching new ...

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    BREAKING: Barrel of oil hits $100.10, closes at $100.01

    digg_url = ''; The closing price for a barrel of oil today was $100.01 and the intra-day high was $100.10. These prices are the highest a barrel of oil has ever traded or closed. No single news event brought the price of oil to ...

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    Greenspan: electric cars, the best solution to high gas prices

    Former fed chair Alan Greenspan says the electric car is the best solution to high gas prices and we need to find ways to make more of them. Speaking at Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA)'s CERAWeek 2008, Greenspan said we must "find a way to move cars to electric" because using electric ...

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    BREAKING: Oil hits $100 a barrel

    digg_url = ''; Oil is starting 2008 with a bang: Today, for first time ever, a barrel of crude oil traded for $100. Oil has traded close to $100 for months but there is just something about breaking the $100 barrier. "This is an important ...


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