Hybrids

 
2017 Kia Optima Hybrid: gas mileage review of mid-size sedan

2017 Kia Optima Hybrid: gas mileage review of mid-size sedan

The 2017 Kia Optima Hybrid is one of a pair of hybrid mid-size sedans from the Korean maker Hyundai-Kia. It shares its underpinnings, though not a single body panel or styling flourish, with the higher-volume Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. We found it to be a comfortable, stylish sedan that gave us good... read more

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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

How to pay most of a million bucks to use the carpool lane in Florida

Some people will do anything to avoid a little traffic. Like many other states, Florida offers drivers of greener cars solo access to its high-occupancy vehicle lanes, also... read more March 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for March 2017

Once again, it's time to look at the month's best deals on hybrids, plug-in hybrids, electric cars, and fuel-efficient gasoline cars. Deals for March include several new... read more March 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke concept to get e-Power series hybrid system as well

Nissan is a leader in electric cars, but the Japanese automaker has been slow to adopt competitive hybrid technology. In a move that could potentially rectify that situation... read more March 9, 2017 by


 
2016 Honda CR-Z Final Label (Japanese spec)

Honda: hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cells to be two-thirds of Europe sales by 2025

Honda's green-car strategy for the next decade or so appears to be coming into greater focus. In place of its previous mild hybrids, the Japanese automaker is planning to... read more March 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq video road test with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid video drive review

It's been said that the only global carmaker Toyota is really worried about is Hyundai. This year, the legendary Prius hybrid—which celebrates its 20th... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
2018 Lexus LS 500h

Looking at Lexus multi-stage hybrid system in new LS sedan, LC coupe

The Lexus LS 500h luxury sedan that debuts this week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show will use the same "Multi Stage Hybrid System" as the LC 500h coupe. It's a somewhat... read more March 6, 2017 by


 
Volvo 40.1 concept

Volvo's next plug-in hybrids: 3-cylinder engine, smaller cars

Volvo currently offers plug-in hybrid powertrains in its top models—the XC90 SUV, S90 sedan, and V90. As the Swedish automaker redesigns its lower-level models, it will... read more March 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Lexus RX 450h, Catskill Mountains, NY, Feb 2017

2017 Lexus RX 450h hybrid gas mileage review

The Lexus RX pretty much invented the luxury mid-size SUV category, and it remains a substantial part of the brand's sales in the U.S. 20 years later. It was also the brand's... read more March 3, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Techrules GT96 debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

2017 Geneva auto show: green car preview

The 2017 Geneva Motor Show marks the next stop on the annual auto-show circuit. With press days beginning March 7, we aren't expecting an overwhelming number of green cars at... read more March 3, 2017 by


 
Volvo Concept Truck

Volvo concept truck uses hybrid power to cut fuel use, emissions

Because they cover significantly more mileage than the average passenger car, with much worse fuel economy, large commercial trucks are a major source of emissions. Last... read more February 28, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius

Toyota has now sold 10 million hybrids in 20 years, globally

Toyota has reached yet another significant milestone in global hybrid sales. The Japanese automaking giant has surpassed 10 million hybrid sales globally since the launch of... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: first drive review

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq isn't one car but three, with a unique choice of powertrains. The volume seller will be the Ioniq Hybrid, a dedicated hybrid (as is the Toyota Prius)... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
Pacific Gas & Electric plug-in hybrid Class 6 truck

Plug-in hybrid utility truck keeps lights on during emergencies

California electric utility Pacific Gas & Electric recently took delivery of a pair of new trucks that it hopes will help solve two problems. The first is power outages... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Lexus LS 500h

2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to debut at Geneva show

It should come as no surprise that Toyota's Lexus luxury brand remains enthusiastic about hybrids. Toyota has sold more hybrids than any other automaker, with luxury models... read more February 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq

2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and... read more February 14, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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