Toyota Outlines Next Generation 2015 Prius Hybrid

Close to two decades ago, Toyota launched what was largely considered at the time as an geeky experiment for a hybrid model using both an internal combustion engine and an electric motor for its motivation, the Prius. The Prius was so eco-friendly that the government offered incentives to Prius owners at tax time. Open up your tax estimator as the benefits just keep coming. The Toyota Prius is currently in its third generation with Toyota actively developing its successor that will launch in 2015. While it’s too early for Toyota to tease the appearance of the next Prius, the Japanese carmaker has outlined technical details and even targets for fuel economy, with the company stating that it expects to continue its practice of reducing fuel economy by around 10 percent with each new generation of the Prius.
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Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra

Audi launched its new production model, the A3 1.6 TDI Ultra. The new model called Ultra, becouse it is the Audi’s most fuel-efficient car currently on sale. The ‘Ultra’ designation stands for the brand’s commitment to sustainability. Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra powered by a 109hp 1.6-liter diesel engine, an average fuel consumption of just 3.2 liters/100 km (73.5 US mpg).
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Keeping Car Costs Down is Easy if You’re Willing to Exert a Little Effort

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), driving a car costs about $9,000 per year. This is almost one-third the average cost of a car ($30,500) in 2012.

In a tough economy, almost anything that saves money is welcomed with open arms. Fortunately, car ownership provides many opportunities to cut costs. Continue reading