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Best Hybrid Cars of 2018

Berkeley Auto Body Shop Talks Best 2018 Hybrids

We all know the pain of paying outrageous prices at the as pump. Fortunately, we live in a time when technology has made it possible to use more than just gasoline to get where we need to go. Hybrid cars aren’t exactly a trend. They’re here to stay, and some of the newest models are as fashionable as they are functional. Read the rest of this entry »

Why Are Investors Banking on Electric Cars and Batteries?

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The Auto Industry is Responding To Consumer Interest in Electric Vehicles

Why are world-renowned investors banking on electric cars and batteries? The age of internal combustion car engines is coming to an end and electric and hybrid vehicles are rapidly taking over. As an investor, it’s the right time to take a piece of the action. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 10 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars for 2018

What are the top 10 best hybrid and electric cars for 2018 that can offer you better fuel economy and better performance? This article summarizes a list of the most anticipated car releases for 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Top Consumer-Rated Hybrids for 2018

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Hybrid cars are quickly gaining popularity and are well on their way to becoming as popular as gasoline-powered vehicles. These vehicles are not only more eco-friendly than their non-Hybrid counterparts, but also have an excellent price-to-performance ratio that makes them a favorite among eco-conscious drivers. Looking at buying a Hybrid but not sure which to test drive first? Our Berkeley auto body shop has rounded up some of the top consumer rated Hybrid cars of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Mercedes Commits to Hydrogen Fuel with GLC F-Cell Hybrid Vehicle

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Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to introduce a hydrogen-powered SUV in North America by late 2019. The German automaker made the announcement at the recently convened Frankfurt International Motor Show and described the soon-to-be SUV hybrid as the first electric vehicle powered by fuel-cell + battery powertrain or “F-Cell”. Read the rest of this entry »

Car Technologies That Will Drive the Future

 

self-driving-car-technologyAuto technology is advancing at a rapid pace and so far, has been one of the world’s most innovative industries. As manufacturers continually push the boundaries of technological advancements, we are left in awe of all the new possibilities getting ready to welcome us. From the introduction of self-driving cars, to research on new energy sources, the future certainly looks bright for auto enthusiasts. What are the features that we are most interested in? Keep on reading to uncover the most awaited car technologies of the future. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 5 New Clean Cars for 2017

Top 5 New Hybrid & Electric Vehicles for 2017

The world of automobile technology is constantly evolving and has now reached a point where self-driving cars are about to become a reality. But before we start discussing autonomous vehicles, let’s take a look at top five hybrid and electric cars that are hitting the showrooms this year. These vehicles will not only help save fuel but also contribute towards environmental protection by drastically cutting down emissions. Read the rest of this entry »

The Top-Rated Hybrid and Electric Cars for 2016-2017

This Years Top Hybrid & Electric Vehicles

The growing market for hybrid and electric cars has profoundly changed the automotive industry. Carmakers around the world are expanding their catalogues to supply this new market’s demand. This is good news for consumers, but it’s also confusing for shoppers. With so many choices, how can you narrow down your options and choose the best hybrid for your needs? Both Car & Driver (C&D) and Edmunds recently named their 2016 top picks for hybrid and electric cars, and here’s what you need to know. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Honda Moving to Take on Tesla Motors?

Honda Clarity: Three New “Green” Electric and Hybrid Models

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Honda has a long history in the electric/hybrid car market. Looking to re-energize its “green” automobile brand, Honda just announced an upcoming launch of three new vehicles. Many in the auto world wonder if this means that the Japanese company is preparing to take on billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors. Read the rest of this entry »

Toyota Hints at a New and Very Different Plug-In Prius

New Features in the 2016 Toyota Prius Prime

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Toyota recently introduced its 2016 Prius model, featuring an upgraded lithium battery and improved mpg. The Toyota team also welcomed a new hybrid to the family, The Prius Prime, a plug-in model that utilizes the best of its siblings’ technologies with the ability to recharge the battery. Read the rest of this entry »