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Autos archive for May 2012

THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2012

Lexus CT 200h F Sport

Wearing the F Sport badge while rocking the same powertrain as a Prius gives the Lexus CT 200h a mixed bag of credentials to say the least. The concept of a “performance hybrid” is still regarded as more of an oxymoron than anything else, and…

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FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012

Little Prius C has big urban appeal

In its own special way the Prius C is one of the most exciting cars of the summer. Small cars are in, fuel prices are approaching $4 per gallon and recession-addled Americans are tired of syphoning gasoline from their lawnmowers just to make it to…

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MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012

Hybrid Killer: 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Consumers are wising up to the realization they don’t have to buy a hybrid for the sake of fuel economy. On average clean diesel vehicles are 30%-35% more fuel efficient than their gasoline counterparts, meet the same emissions standards and make significantly more low-end power.…

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