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2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid gets style, still sips fuel

The 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid has been restyled inside and outside.

It wasn’t too long ago hybrid car buyers sacrificed exterior and interior design and cargo space to get superior fuel economy. The updated 2015 Toyota Camry provides another example how the segment has vastly improved. The new Toyota Camry looks like a luxury sedan and has an attractive interior. And it’s a fuel-efficient hybrid without ...

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Tesla, Elon Musk get massive 60 Minutes recharge

Elon Musk has appeared on 60 Minutes on several occasions touting his Tesla electric car.

Elon Musk and his empire at Tesla Motors is not new to 60 Minutes. But each time the entrepreneur appears on the enduringly popular Sunday night news program — an old, new or updated segment — there’s something to discover. The interview of Musk on March 30 by Steve Kroft covered familiar ground, the passion ...

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2014 Lexus RX 450h: Ideal upscale family car

The 2014 Lexus RX 450h is an ideal luxury family vehicle.

Lexus is intelligently — and profitably — expanding its product line with vehicles such as its well-engineered 2014 RX 450h hybrid. The refined gas-electric crossover is well-developed, with good performance, sparkling fuel economy, carlike comfort and maneuverability and roominess. No wonder it’s among Lexus’s top-selling models. The RX 450h is priced at approximately $46,310 to ...

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Peugeot unveils hybrid air engine with 125 mpg

Peugeot has unveiled a compressed air hybrid system.

It’s not the first time the idea of a modern car running on compressed air has emerged.  But it’s a recent first and this time it’s Peugeot. The french automaker has introduced a concept car that features a new Hybrid Air engine system which combines both a traditional petrol engine with compressed air. The new ...

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