Plug-In Hybrids

 
Volvo's new Polestar electric-car brand to launch 600-hp model in 2019

Volvo's new Polestar electric-car brand to launch 600-hp model in 2019

Polestar, formerly Volvo's in-house tuning division, was recently separated from the Swedish brand; Volvo plans to turn it into a standalone brand. Polestar announced plans to build electric and electrified performance cars in the near future, and the brand revealed its first attempt with what it... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Plug-in electric car sales for Sep: Bolt EV hits new monthly high (final update)

The world has changed since last month's report on U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars. China has officially said it is considering dates for ending sales of new vehicles... read more October 5, 2017 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e

2019 Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid on sale in US in summer 2018: technical details

Six years after Land Rover confirmed it would introduce a Range Rover plug-in hybrid, the luxury-SUV brand has now provided an official on-sale date. A 2019 Land Rover Range... read more October 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Fiat 500e

Electric cars are some of fastest-selling used vehicles in the U.S.

Not every car buyer can afford a brand-new vehicle, which often makes gently used vehicles an appealing alternative. But while cars that plug in take only a small share of... read more October 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Catalina Island, CA, Sep 2017

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: first drive of plug-in hybrid SUV

Not too many people will ever drive the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid version of the company's mid-size crossover utility vehicle. So it was fitting that... read more September 30, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Sesame Street advertisement

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gets ad support from Sesame Street characters

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a one-of-a-kind vehicle, the sole plug-in hybrid minivan offered for sale in North America. Its early months were plagued by a powertrain... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
Beijing smog

China electric-car rules to start in 2019; aggressive totals are world's highest

You may not have heard it happen, but the global automotive industry changed forever on Thursday. China released its plan to require substantial sales of plug-in electric... read more September 29, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging

BMW, Mercedes to offer wireless-charging options for plug-in hybrids next year

Every one of the modern electric cars on the market for almost seven years requires plugging in a cord to recharge the battery using grid electricity. Inserting the cord into... read more September 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Aug 2017

2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid: review of plug-in hybrid SUV

The Porsche Cayenne is the second best-selling vehicle in the German sports-car maker's North American lineup, as SUV sales swamp those of passenger cars at luxury brands. A... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

Electric cars near 2 percent of German market (plug-in hybrids included), surging past US

While Volkswagen's diesel scandal has fallen out of the public eye in the United States, its effects continue to be felt in Europe, where diesel-powered cars have long... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
2018 Chrysler Pacifica

2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid sales have resumed after recall

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is the sole plug-in hybrid minivan for sale anywhere in North America, but it hasn't had a particularly smooth rollout. Its seven seats and 33... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Renault Zoe

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-July 2017

The data has been crunched and the latest round of sales figures has arrived for a look at European electric and plug-in hybrid sales through the month of July. With another... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Ford Transit Plug-In Hybrid van for the UK

Ford Transit van with range-extended electric powertrain revealed

As European countries continue to crack down on emissions from road vehicles, automakers are stepping up with solutions to reduce levels of smog-causing nitrogen oxides... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid rated at 47 miles of range

While there will be three distinct powertrains offered in the Honda Clarity mid-size sedan, most U.S. shoppers will only ever see one of them on sale. That's the plug-in... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Plug-in electric car sales for Aug: Bolt EV leads Prime, Volt lower (updated)

The Chevrolet Bolt EV continued a steady sales rise last month as it solidified its position among the top three plug-in electric cars for which monthly U.S. sales are... read more September 7, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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