Tag Archives: Hybrid/Diesel/Electric cars

2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI: Best car for $25,000?

2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

The Jetta is the best selling Volkswagen and the main reason is versatility. It’s available in about 40 configurations and trims, including the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. It’s the diesel edition of the mid-size sedan. It features a 2.0-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder matched with a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission and 140 horsepower. The Weekly ... Read More »

CAR PREVIEW: Prices slashed on 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in models are lowered priced.

The 2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid will be available in two models and both will cost substantially less than last year’s editions of the increasingly popular family of green cars. Toyota has reduced the MSRP on the 2014 Prius Plug-in Hybrid by $2,010, lowering the starting MSRP $29,990. Pricing for the 2014 Prius Plug-in Advanced ... Read More »

Tesla: Safest car in the world to fiery mass of metal

The Tesla Model S burning in Kent, Washington.

The Tesla, the high-performance, all-electric sports car, continues its seemingly never-ending spotlight position in the auto industry. In a short time span, it’s has received the highest safest rating in automotive history and it has exploded in a fiery mess on the side of the freeway exit in Kent, Washington. The latest and potentially damaging ... Read More »

Elon Musk channels Chevy Chase in pending Tesla trek

Elon Musk, Tesla CEO

Elon Musk has never been shy about expressing his opinion or touting his iconic vehicle, the Tesla. Now the CEO of the high-performance electric sports car manufacturer will further promote his vehicles with a well-tested approach — leading by example. According to a recent report on CNNMoney.com, Musk has finalized the details of a six-day ... Read More »