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Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

When the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show last fall, a plug-in hybrid concept was among the featured variants. Called the Tiguan GTE, it was never confirmed for production. But now Volkswagen is showing a second Tiguan plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Detroit...

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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


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Plug-In Minivan Offers 30 Miles Of Electric Range

Chrysler’s Town & Country was one of the first minivans on the market when it arrived in 1989 as a spinoff of the original Dodge Caravan, and its mix of... read more January 11, 2016 by


 
Detroit Auto Show logo

2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars (UPDATED)

Detroit this coming week will be bitterly cold, and it's not looking too green either. Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that... read more January 10, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW Sales In U.S., Europe Slammed By Diesel Emission Scandal (UPDATED)

It's been a little more than three months since the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal erupted into the public eye. Over that time, VW has revealed multiple violations of... read more January 9, 2016 by


 
Chevrolet Volt

2017 Chevrolet Volt Details Emerge: More Features, Same Price (UPDATED)

The redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt is now in showrooms, but only in certain regions. Chevy is limiting second-generation Volt sales to California and other states friendly to... read more January 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Chevy Bolt EV Driven, VW Budd-e, 2016 Best Car To Buy: The Week In Reverse

Which eagerly-anticipated electric car did we finally get to drive this week? And, how many cars did Tesla Motors actually manage to deliver last year? This is our look back... read more January 9, 2016 by


 
2015 Honda Accord Hybrid

2017 Hyundai Ioniq, Honda Accord Hybrid Hiatus, Intercity Fast Charging: Today's Car News

Today, we have some details on the Prius-fighting 2017 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, the Honda Accord Hybrid goes on hiatus, and the case for intercity fast charging for electric... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf

Electric-Car Buyers Not As Loyal To The Plug As They Think

It's often said that once you drive an electric car, you'll never want to go back to one with a conventional engine. And various surveys of first-time drivers to actual... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf SL fast-charging at NRG evGo Freedom Station, Hudson Valley, NY, Dec 2015

To Be Successful, Electric Cars Need Intercity Fast Charging: Opinion

We are on the cusp of a revolution in the electric car industry. But it is not at all clear that the revolution will or even can happen, because the charging infrastructure... read more January 8, 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


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla To Testify At FTC Hearing On Auto-Dealer Franchise Laws

For the past few years, Tesla Motors has fought battles with franchised car dealers over its direct-sales model on a state-by-state basis. Feeling threatened by Tesla's... read more January 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevy Bolt EV, VW Diesel Delays, Electric Microbus Fast Charging: Today's Car News

Today, we have a first look at the production 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, including a first drive of a development vehicle at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Meanwhile... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Diesel Reality Check: Company, Regulators Still Far Apart On Modifications

It's been months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen had admitted it installed illegal "defeat device" software on its TDI diesel... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Zero electric motorcycle range

2016 Electric Motorcycle Buyers Guide

The electric motorcycle industry continues to mature as Zero Motorcycles leads the way with the highest sales and most models. Zero added two new bikes to its lineup for... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
Fuel gauge

Fuel-Economy Gains Slowed In 2014, Reversed This Year

As gas prices dropped and sales of less-efficient vehicles increased, improvements in U.S. new-car average fuel economy came to a halt in 2015. Two separate analyses show... read more January 7, 2016 by


 
 

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