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Tips on buying a used car

Posted on 12 July 2011 by Tony Santos

Buying a used car can be a stressful experience – unless you know a fair bit about cars and what to look out for in order to avoid getting ripped off, there is always a chance of getting sold a complete dud by a dishonest vendor. With that said, buying used cars often offers much better value for money than buying a new car straight off the lot, and as long as you’re smart about it there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to make a nice saving. So, if you’re considering getting your hands on a new ride, here are a few things that will help you along the way: Continue reading “Tips on buying a used car” »

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2011 Honda CR-Z

Posted on 27 May 2011 by phil87

2011 Honda CR-Z Hybrid

Meet Honda‘s sport hybrid coupe; the 2011 Honda CR-Z, a compact hybrid car taking its name and exterior design from the second generation Honda CR-X. Honda CR-Z is a combination of a hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain coupled with traditional sports car elements. It is the only hybrid model to offer a manual transmission and is one of the less polluting cars in U.S. and is rated as an Advanced Technology Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV) as defined by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Continue reading “2011 Honda CR-Z” »

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Top 10 Hybrid Cars of 2011

Posted on 24 May 2011 by Tony Santos

If you’re looking for a new hybrid in 2011, the following cars should be at the top of your list:

2011 Nissan LEAF

Nissan Leaf

The Nissan Leaf can run up to 100 miles without needing to be charged. With a top speed of 90mph and the ability to go from 0-60 in 10 seconds, and can transport up to 5 people and boasts a comfortable interior.

Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt

The Volt can go up to 40 miles on one charge, but does offer a gas alternative, and can go 500 miles on one tank. The Volt can carry up to 4 individuals and offers a high tech interior.

2010 Fisker Karma

2010 Fisker Karma

Fisker Karma

This car is a smooth, flashy machine that doesn’t harm the environment. It’s not too slow either, it offers 403 horsepower and can go 50 miles before the turbo engine is turned on.

Honda Fit EV

Honda Fit EV

Honda Fit EV

This car offers three modes: economy, normal, and sport. It’s capable of going up to 100 miles on one charge and can reach a top speed of 90mph while carrying 5 passengers.

Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S

The Tesla Model S can seat up to 5 people and offers 2 smaller seats facing each other for the kids, making it capable of seating 7. The Model S can go up to 160 miles on a charge, catering to those who need speed; the car can go from 0-60 in 6 seconds.

Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric

This little car will be stiff competition for the Nissan Leaf, matching many of the Leaf’s features. The Focus Electric can also travel up to 100 miles on one charge, with top of the line technology in the interior.

Toyota Prius+

Toyota Prius+

Toyota Prius Plug-In

Featuring all of the same characteristics of the Toyota Prius Hybrid, the Plug-In offers a smarter way of charging for 2011.

Mitsubishi imiev

Mitsubishi imiev

Mitsubishi iMiEV

Originating in Japan, this hybrid is now in the US. It can travel up to 80 miles on a charge and is quickly becoming popular.

Daimler Smart Fortwo ED

Daimler Smart Fortwo ED

Daimler Smart Fortwo ED

Coming from Europe, this little car is cute and effecient and will save Americans a bundle on gas.

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Offering hybrid options, these cars should be a big hit on the electric car market. Flashy, friendly, and affordable, the Hyundai Sonata has made a fantastic Hybrid.

When he’s not reading about the latest auto news, Miles Walker looks at auto insurance comparisons over at CarinsuranceComparison.Org. His latest article reviewed car insurance Texas.

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Top Ten Most Popular Cars in the UK

Posted on 06 May 2011 by Tony Santos

Price comparison website moneysupermarket.com has published a list of the ten most popular cars in the UK. This has been determined by looking at the number of car insurance quotes which have been retrieved for each brand of car to determine which is the most popular with UK motorists. Continue reading “Top Ten Most Popular Cars in the UK” »

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2011 Top Ten Electric Cars

Posted on 04 May 2011 by Tony Santos

With today’s oil prices soaring, more and more people are looking for ways to save on fuel. One of the most efficient ways to save money and the environment is through the use of electric car hybrids and below are the ten best of the innovative cars of the future. Continue reading “2011 Top Ten Electric Cars” »

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2011 Geneva Motor Show Gallery

Posted on 24 March 2011 by phil87

 

Geneva-Motor-Show-2011

Geneva International Motor Show, one of the biggest and one of the highly anticipated events for car lovers. This event is held annually in March at the Geneva Palexpo Convention Center, Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading “2011 Geneva Motor Show Gallery” »

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Consumer Reports Annual Automakers Report Card for 2011

Posted on 18 March 2011 by phil87

Consumer Reports Annual Automakers Report Card for 2011

Honda and Subaru still lead all the automakers for making the best vehicles, along with Toyota they are the top three for the third consecutive year. This is according to Consumer Reports Annual Automakers Report Card for 2011. Continue reading “Consumer Reports Annual Automakers Report Card for 2011” »

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2011 Honda Civic Ti

Posted on 05 March 2011 by phil87

2011 Honda Civic Ti

Honda has announced the sale of their new limited edition version of the Honda Civic hatchback, the 2011 Honda Civic Ti. 500 units will be on sale this March 2011 with prices starting from £15,995 for the 1.4 i-VTEC and £16,995 for the 1.8 variant. Continue reading “2011 Honda Civic Ti” »

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Honda EV-Neo

Posted on 27 February 2011 by phil87

Honda EV-Neo

Honda EV-Neo has made its debut at Tokyo, Japan last December 24, 2010. Continue reading “Honda EV-Neo” »

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2011 Honda Odyssey – 2011 Best Redesigned Vehicle

Posted on 20 February 2011 by phil87

2011 Honda Odyssey

The United States’ largest automotive vehicle valuation company, Kelley Blue Book named 2011 Honda Odyssey minivan its Best Redesigned Vehicle for 2011. Continue reading “2011 Honda Odyssey – 2011 Best Redesigned Vehicle” »

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