The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
Although pricey, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will work excellently for anyone who commutes less than 40 miles, as it requires almost no gas during a typical week while providing a comfortable ride.
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Like other electric cars, the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV offers limited usage scenarios due to its range, but its drivetrain is ultraefficient and surprisingly powerful.
Mileage has never varied more than it will between two 2012 Chevrolet Volt owners, but with regular charging, this part-time EV is capable of fantastic efficiency -- just don't look too hard at its dashboard.
After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.
CNET checks out Asus' high-performing phone-plus-tablet combo, which will make its way to the US though AT&T.
The blandly designed 2014 Chevy Malibu offers a comfortable ride and easy driving manners, while its MyLink system makes for modern and functional cabin tech.
General Motors, responding to price competition in the electric vehicle market, cuts the price of its plug-in hybrid to $34,995.
The 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS may not be a true hot hatchback, but it brings good, forward-thinking tech and great value to the B-segment.
With solid cabin tech, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel competes well with compact sedans and gets stellar fuel economy, but high initial cost and the price of diesel eat into the savings.
Chevrolet ups the price incentive on the Volt as all-electric rivals get price drops.