Hybrids

 
Hybrid Police Cars Replacing Crown Vics: No Longer An Anomaly

Hybrid Police Cars Replacing Crown Vics: No Longer An Anomaly

When the Ford Crown Victoria went out of production in 2011, few civilians likely noticed. But police officers certainly did: The Crown Victoria--or "Crown Vic" for short--had become the mainstay vehicle of police departments across the U.S. Its departure left a big hole in the market for police... read more

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2015

Porsche Plug-In Hybrids Selling Well In California

Porsche is moving forward with plans to produce and sells its first electric car, but the German automaker is already seeing success with plug-in hybrids. Over the past few... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
Spoof film shot with Toyota Prius backup camera screencap

Toyota Prius Backup Camera: Newest Tool For Film Auteurs?

Cameras are virtually everywhere these days, making it easier to record images than ever before. They're small enough to be hoisted aloft by drones, and some filmmakers are... read more January 24, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: More Details On 30-Mile Plug-In

Chrysler last week revealed the completely new sixth-generation version of its minivans—including, at long last, the first full-hybrid minivan for the U.S. market. That... read more January 20, 2016 by


 
Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Hybrid Airplane Engine? NASA Says It's Making Progress On One

Aircraft aren't subject to the same strict fuel-efficiency standards as cars, but they're still responsible for large amounts of carbon emissions. According to one recent... read more January 18, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Fusion

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Energi: Software Tweaks For Drivability Improvements

The 2017 Ford Fusion, unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, enters its fifth model year with what the industry calls a mid-cycle refresh: a few styling updates, some new... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Electric Models To Be Sold In 50 States

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid finally broke cover in South Korea this week as the first of three variants of Hyundai's Prius-fighting hatchback. It will be joined by an... read more January 15, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf

Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric, Diesel Cars For January 2016

It's a new year, and that means another round of notable deals on hybrid, diesel, and electric cars. At this point, automakers have largely switched over to 2016 models, but... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: More Photos, Details Of Hybrid Model (UPDATED)

We now have even more photos and details of the Prius-fighting 2017 Hyundai Ioniq five-door hatchback. The Ioniq lineup will ultimately include hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

Honda To Cooperate With GM On Plug-In Hybrid Technology?

Honda and General Motors may expand their cooperation on green cars, according to a report in the Japanese media. In 2013 the two automakers signed a partnership to develop... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, 2012 Paris Motor Show

2017 Mitsubishi Plug-In Hybrid To Lose Quick-Charging Port In U.S.

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid crossover will finally arrive in the U.S. later this year. After many delays, the plug-in crossover is expected to hit showrooms this... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
2015 Honda Accord Hybrid

Is Honda Accord Hybrid Gone? Yes, For A Year--But It'll Be Back

The Honda Accord Hybrid has the highest fuel-economy rating of any mid-size hybrid sedan: 47 mpg combined. That's better than any other competitor now on sale, including... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2015

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: First Drive Of Sedan Using Volt Hybrid System

The second generation of GM’s Voltec plug-in hybrid system is now powering a car that doesn’t actually have a plug at all. The new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
Lithium-ion battery pack installation in 2012 Ford Focus Electric at Wayne Assembly Plant

Ford Wants To Develop Its Own Battery Chemistries For Hybrids, Electric Cars, But Why?

When it announced a range increase for its 2017 Focus Electric earlier this month, Ford executives also revealed an intriguing snippet about the company's battery plans. The... read more December 29, 2015 by


 
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid, 2012 Paris Motor Show

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: On Sale Late Summer, Now

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid crossover has been on sale in Europe and Japan for some time now, but its U.S. launch has been repeatedly delayed. In fact, it's been... read more December 29, 2015 by


 
Green HOV-Lane Sticker

No More California Carpool-Lane Stickers For Plug-In Hybrids

Solo carpool-lane access has proven to be one of the most effective tools to get California drivers to buy plug-in electric cars. But soon new drivers of plug-in hybrids in... read more December 29, 2015 by


 

 
 

 
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