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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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Toyota Prius recalls continue with software, hybrid system woes

More than 600,000 Toyota Prius V models have been recalled.

Toyota and recalls as synonymous. The Japanese manufacturer has announced another recall, this time 625,000 Prius models worldwide for a software issue. that could result in the failure of the hybrid system. In the United States, the recall affects 109,000 Prius V models from 2012, 2013 and 2014. The issue in the current software for ...

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2015 Toyota Prius: great efficiency, but rivals challenging

The Toyota Prius on one of 10 cars Consumer Reports reports is capable of lasting 200,000 miles.

Now a mainstay in the car industry, the Toyota Prius family is ever expanding. It includes five trims of the original hatchback as well as the compact Prius C and Prius V wagon, the largest offering in the hybrid clan. The Persona Series is new for 2015 and adds a half-dozen cosmetic items to the ...

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2015 Honda Accord Hybrid: Iconic sedan gets better

The 2015 Honda Accord Hybrid offers quick acceleration in the hybrid segment.

After a seven-year hiatus, the Honda Accord Hybrid was reintroduced for the 2014 model year and has no major changes for 2015. Thy hybrid trim further adds to the versatility of the already iconic sedan, a perennial top-10 seller for decades. The Weekly Driver Test Drive The 2015 Honda Accord is available in three trims ...

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