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2015 Ford C-Max: Underdog hybrid still chasing Prius (VIDEO)

The 2015 Ford C-Max Energi is a plug-in hybrid

Ford isn’t the only manufacturer attempting to infiltrate the hybrid segment dominance of the Toyota Prius. But three years ago it started its best effort, the highly touted Ford C-Max hybrid-only line-up. Ford’s marketing plan included a motto directly pointed at Toyota. It promoted the debut 2013 C-Max as “a hybrid that drives and looks ...

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Tesla debuts super fast $130,000 gullwing SUV

Tesla has unveiled its $130,000 Model X SUV.

After nearly two years of delays, Tesla has unveiled its $130,000 sport utility vehicle Model X with the electric carmaker’s owner claiming it’s the “safest, fastest and most capable sport utility vehicle in history.” Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, debuted the vehicle at the company’s factory in Fremont, California, and also gave keys ...

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Porsche goes electric to chase Tesla dominance

Porsche has unveiled its electric sports car as a prototype to challenge Tesla.

Porsche, the sports car manufacturer well-established in performance and craftsmanship, is now seeking to establish a market to counter the dominance of Tesla in the luxury electric car segment. Porsche recently unveiled its first electric concept, the Mission E, at the Frankfurt Auto Show. Observers commented it looked like a futuristic version of a Porsche ...

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Tesla gets another (obvious) honor: quickest electric car

The Tesla Model S is fastest electric car.

The Tesla Model S and Chevy Volt have little in common beyond their respective segment shares in the electric vehicle industry. The Volt is a wise choice in the entry-level electric car segment. It may the slowest among the top-17 electric vehicles in the standard 0-60 mph acceleration test. But it offers a good balance ...

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