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Best tech cars of 2014

The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.

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2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTE remixes the GTI's 200-hp output with a plug-in hybrid power-train, blending performance with 130-mpg efficiency.

March 4, 2014

Pricing not available

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2015 BMW i8

BMW went back to the drawing board to come up with the i8, a car with three motors, four seats, all-wheel-drive, and a swooping exterior that's straight out of the future. Our first impressions on the road.

September 13, 2013

MSRP: $135,700.00

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PowerUps Series II (Maple)

The $899 PowerUp Series II desk from UpDesk converts from standing to sitting position at your command.

March 14, 2014

MSRP: $899.00

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2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In

The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and larger, more efficient battery pack.

July 10, 2012

4.5 stars Editors' rating July 10, 2012

MSRP: $32,000.00

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Toyota to launch first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for about $70K

Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.

By June 25, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.

By May 28, 2014

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In the age of Prius and Tesla, can the Chevy Volt succeed? We ask GM.

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.

By April 12, 2014

Review

2014 Cadillac ELR

While the beautifully-designed 2014 Cadillac ELR offers refined electronics and comfort worthy of the brand, Its lack of sporting performance and high price tag limit its appeal.

March 3, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating March 3, 2014
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BMW previews plug-in hybrid for Paris Motor Show (pictures)

The BMW Concept Active Tourer perhaps previews a plug-in hybrid version of an upcoming 1-series hatchback -- ideally combining the benefits of electric drive with those of a turbocharged combustion engine.

15 Images By September 14, 2012

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GM lops $5,000 off Chevy Volt price for 2014

General Motors, responding to price competition in the electric vehicle market, cuts the price of its plug-in hybrid to $34,995.

By August 6, 2013