The New Yorker ran a news story this week about the number of pedestrians killed by cyclists in New York City. In spite of being even-handed, the article makes cyclists seem like killing machines. What should we do?
Hyundai has tested the Sonata Hybrid drivetrain for more than 300,000 miles with minimal degradation, which is why its confident that it won regret this decision to cover the battery for much longer than traditional warranties.
It should have a MSRP below $19,000 and get an EPA fuel economy rating of 53 MPG city/46 MPG highway/50 MPG combined, which would give it the highest city fuel economy of any vehicle without a plug, beating its Prius parent.
The VW E-Bugster is a kind of souped up and electrified Beetle. It's a concept car, so it might not make it to commercial production as is, but it still gives us an idea of what VW engineers are thinking.