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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: California's Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open Access Act would lower hurdles

    San Francisco and Los Angeles are known for their fog and smog, respectively, but at least the some folks representing the state of California want to make sure the view is crystal clear for plug-in drivers looking to juice up their vehicles. The EV Open Access Act, or SB454, was recently passed ...

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    Official: Tesla announces European pricing for Model S, will make "same level of profit" as in US

    Tesla Motors has announced European pricing for the Model S all-electric luxury sedan and has given a time frame for first sales of both left-hand and right-hand-drive versions across the Pond. Tesla is giving the Model S vehicles earmarked for the Netherlands a base price of about $96,000 and a ...

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    Official: BMW 7 Series Hybrid: 14% better efficiency = $10,700 more money

    $10,000 here, $10,000 there and sooner or later, you're talking about real money. That's what some 99-percenters may be thinking when they see how BMW is pricing the newest versions of its 7 Series sedans and, specifically, the second-generation ActiveHybrid 7 L. BMW, which said in May that ...

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    Official: 2013 Volkswagen Beetle TDI priced from $23,295*

    Volkswagen has added diesel power to its new-but-not-New Beetle for the 2013 model year, and the oil-burning Bug has now been officially priced at $23,295, not including the (*)$770 destination charge. That price reflects the base TDI model with a six-speed manual transmission. Moving up the ...

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    Followup: Pricing added to 2013 Ford Fusion configurator, "Luxury Package" costs more on hybrid

    We've noticed that 2013 Ford Fusion configurator has been updated with dollar values for each of its four models, however, we're not so sure the pricing is that black-and-white. Ford has also updated the disclaimer at the bottom of the page, to read, "Prices and features are for survey purposes ...

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    Official: BMW ActiveHybrid 5 priced from $61,845*

    The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is only a few months from hitting dealer floors, which makes this as good a time as any to release pricing. The ActiveHybrid 5 will start at $61,845, *including a $895 destination and handling charge. That's about $8,000 more than the 535i, but the extra coin will go ...

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    Report: Ford: if more Americans knew we're fuel efficient, we could raise prices

    Ford's Ecoboost technology may improve the fuel efficiency of the Blue Oval's cars, but there's one problem that the company's engineer's couldn't solve: making sure people know this. As Jim Farley, the Ford's global marketing chief, recently told Bloomberg, "There are 240 million people driving ...

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    BMW ActiveE leasing priced at $499 a month, $2,250 down payment

    BMW has released official pricing for its latest foray into the world of electric vehicles, and compared to the rest of your EV options, the Active E is a screaming deal. Lease pricing for the 1 Series-based Active E is set at $499 a month for 24 months, with a downpayment of $2,250 due at ...

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    VIDEO: New Toyota Prius ad channels Vishnu to explain hybrid tech

    Australian Toyota Prius advertisement - Click above to watch the video after the break
    What do you want from me, I've only got two hands?! Wouldn't we all be a bit more productive if we were blessed with another set of upper appendages, complete with opposable thumbs? Toyota apparently thinks so, ...

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    Lexus HS250h officially priced, starting at $34,200

    2010 Lexus HS 250h – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Lexus has finally released official pricing for the new HS250h hybrid sedan ahead of its late August on-sale date. The HS will be available in 2 trim levels, with the base model starting at $34,200 and the Premium model going for ...

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    2009 GMC Sierra Hybrid gets priced at $39,365

    Click the Sierra hybrid for a high res gallery
    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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    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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    GM may eat some of the cost of the Two-Mode hybrid

    When General Motors previewed their new two-mode hybrid system on the Tahoe and Yukon earlier this year they declined to say what the system would cost when it goes on sale later this fall. While the mild hybrid system that is already available on the Saturn Aura and Vue is relatively inexpensive ...

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    Say hello to the most expensive hybrid ever: Lexus announces UK prices for LS 600h

    The Lexus LS 600h is already the most expensive production hybrid vehicle ever with the recently announced US price of $104,000. But when the new hybrid LS hits the UK this fall it will be starting at £81,400 or $164,000 at the current exchange rate. The flagship Lexus mates a 5.0L V-8 with ...

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    Nissan ups the price on the Altima Hybrid

    Click on the photo for the gallery from our recent reviewThe Nissan Altima Hybrid has only been available for a few months and you can only buy one in eight states that use the California emissions standards but the price is already going up. Nissan just announced a $590 increase to the base price ...

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    Mercedes announces competitive pricing for E320 BlueTec

    Mercedes-Benz announced the pricing for the "world's cleanest diesel." Yes, the one that narrowly missed achieving legality in all 50 states. At $52,325, the 45-state compliant vehicle is just $1,000 more than the gas-powered E350 with comparable performance. When juxtaposing stat sheets, you'll ...


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