Toyota Recalls 242K Prius, Lexus Hybrids With Brake WoesToyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it is recalling about 242,000 of its Prius and Lexus hybrid vehicles due to problems with their braking systems.
High School 7 Days A Week? USC Launches Charter Campus A new charter school near the USC campus opened on Tuesday in pursuit of a lofty academic goal: a 100 percent graduation rate.
Judge Reverses Honda Judgment Over Hybrid Fuel EconomyCivic owner Heather Peters said that while she was "disappointed" by the ruling, she's proud that her case brought renewed scrutiny of the hybrid automaker.
Judge Tentatively OKs Settlement For Owners Of Hybrid Honda Civic If you own a Honda Civic hybrid from model years 2003 to 2009, your check may soon be in the mail.
Woman Takes Unique Road To Sue Honda Over MileageA woman who expected her 2006 Honda Civic Hybrid to be her dream car wants Honda to pay for not delivering the high mileage it promised.
Own A Hybrid? Get Out Of The Carpool LaneFor six years, California has rewarded drivers of the eco-friendly hybrid cars with an all-access pass to the carpool lane -- but that's all about to change this Friday.
Toyota To Recall 82K Hybrid SUVsToyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday it will recall about 82,200 hybrid SUVs in the U.S. due to computer boards with possible faulty wiring.
High Startup Costs Driving Buyers Away From 'Green' CarsAs gas prices head toward $5 a gallon, an expo on alternative fuels and clean cars arrives in the Southland — but are shoppers ready to dump the pump?
Study: $5 Gas Not Enough To Give Green Light To Hybrid Cars The main reason: shoppers fear the high price tag for most hybrid and electric vehicles may be too high to offset the savings they can expect at the pump.