Plug-In Hybrids

 
BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupe to get longer range, other updates: report

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupe to get longer range, other updates: report

The updated 2017 BMW i3 electric car debuted earlier this week with several notable changes, including a larger battery pack BMW says will allow for 114 miles of range. With the i3 taken care of for the time being, BMW's other "i" model may soon get an update was well. The i8 plug-in hybrid coupe... read more

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2017 Volvo S90

Volvo's ambitious sales plans: 1 million electric & plug-in hybrid cars by 2025

Right now, Volvo only sells two plug-in hybrid models—soon to be four—and no all-electric cars. But within a decade, it hopes to become one of the biggest sellers... read more April 22, 2016 by


 
20 Audi A1 e-tron electric cars will be used in the pilot program

What Audi says it learned from 4 years of electric-car testing

Audi just wrapped up a four-year electric-car test program in its home market of Germany—and the company says it has learned a lot. Conducted together with the German... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell with American Honda's John Mendel, Apr 2016

2018 Honda Clarity electric versions: first details, including 40-plus-mile range for plug-in hybrid

The 2017 Honda Clarity will arrive in showrooms late this year with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain, one of three hydrogen-powered vehicles that will be sold in limited... read more April 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid cash-back offer spikes for California buyers

When buying a car, sometimes you just have to be in the right place at the right time. When it comes to plug-in electric cars, the right place is often California, where... read more April 20, 2016 by


 
Electric-car rally in Geiranger, Norway [Image: Norsk elbilforening via Flickr]

Two-thirds of new cars in Norway last month were hybrid or electric

Norway is a case study in the effectiveness of electric-car incentives. The Scandinavian country is known as the friendliest place in the world for electric cars, thanks to... read more April 13, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford C-Max Energi

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for April 2016

It's once again time to look at the best deals on green cars for the month. As always, some incentives and rebates carry over unchanged, while others are new and may be... read more April 11, 2016 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

Diesel scandal to hurt plug-in hybrids, former Fiat exec says

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has led to calls for more real-world emission testing outside laboratory conditions, in order to catch future cheating. That could be bad news... read more April 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Spark EV

California car incentives may expand to more low-income buyers

California may soon expand a program aimed at helping lower-income individuals switch to more efficient cars. The Golden State previously launched "cash for clunkers"... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
2013 Renault Zoe electric car

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for January-February 2016

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has sold more electric cars than any other company, with most of those sales coming from the Nissan brand. The Nissan Leaf is the bestselling... read more April 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq

2017 Hyundai Ioniq product team discusses U.S. hybrid, electric markets

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq lineup of hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid hatchbacks won't hit the market until late this year, but Hyundai product executives are eager to talk... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Size comparison of electric-car charging stations (EVSEs) on sale today, March 2016

How to buy an electric-car charging station: buyer's guide to EVSEs

Electric cars all come with a 120-volt charging cable that can charge the battery from a household socket if there are no other options. But sooner or later, most... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, 2016 New York Auto Show

2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid preview

At the 2016 New York Auto Show, Toyota added another variant to its lineup of fourth-generation Prius hybrids. The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a replacement for the... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro

2017 Kia Niro hybrid SUV: are electric, AWD versions in the works?

The 2017 Kia Niro, slated to go on sale late this year, will be Kia’s first dedicated hybrid, for which there's an entirely unique body style. Yet compared to other... read more March 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander: delayed for U.S. again, specs may change

Americans who want an SUV combined with a plug-in hybrid powertrain have had a very long wait. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV—the plug-in hybrid version of the Outlander... read more March 25, 2016 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: U.S. debut

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has taken longer to arrive on U.S. shores than almost any other plug-in vehicle in recent memory. A plug-in hybrid Outlander... read more March 24, 2016 by


 

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