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Mike Quincy from Consumer Reports joins MoneyWatch editors to answer tons of questions about hybrid and electric cars; buying a used car versus a new car; leasing versus buying; economy cars versus the SUV and much more.
Why go out when you can play at home?
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Toyota is introducing a bigger family-size Prius called the Prius V. Here's a first look and test-driving impressions.
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