Plug-In Hybrids

 
Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

Nissan's plans: reignite electric-car sales, boost lagging Mitsubishi

The Nissan Leaf has been a fading light in the electric car market, but after a few years in the dark, it will soon get a chance to shine once more. Despite a battery capacity increase in 2016 and a quarter of a million in sales since its 2010 launch, the Leaf has been in dire need of a proper trip... read more

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Jeep Yuntu concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show    [photo: Ronan Glon]

Jeep Yuntu Concept for Shanghai may have plug-in hybrid powertrain

The Jeep Yunto Concept made its debut Wednesday at the Shanghai auto show, and it appears to be a plug-in hybrid. The automaker has been tight-lipped about the concept's... read more April 21, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet FNR-X Concept for plug-in hybrid crossover, 2017 Shanghai auto show   [photo: Ronan Glon]

Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in hybrid crossover concept debuts in Shanghai: live photos

After being teased last week, the Chevrolet FNR-X Concept crossover made its debut yesterday at the Shanghai auto show. The new shape, which sports a plug-in hybrid... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid, 2017 Geneva auto show

What's the best Porsche Panamera? It's a plug-in hybrid now

The top 2018 Porsche Panamera that money can buy now comes with a plug. That’s according to Porsche Cars North America’s Chief Operating Officer Joe Lawrence, who... read more April 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid

2017 Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid sedan reviewed by LA Times

While the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid and the Chevy Malibu Hybrid rack up four-figure sales in most months, the third vehicle to use elements of that same drivetrain... read more April 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Honda Clarity Electric

Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid sedans revealed at NY auto show

At the New York auto show this morning, Honda revealed the second and third powertrains for its Clarity mid-size sedan, now offered only in California with a hydrogen... read more April 12, 2017 by


 
Teaser photo of Chevrolet FNR-X plug-in crossover utility concept for 2017 Shanghai auto show

Is Chevy FNR-X concept the plug-in hybrid CrossVolt SUV?

It's a single teaser shot, obviously of a Chevy front end, with unmistakable design nods to the Camaro muscle car. But the image of the Chevrolet FNR-X concept, to be... read more April 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: full production to start today for plug-in minivan

It's a well-reviewed new minivan design from the company that invented the modern minivan three decades ago. Unlike any other minivan, however, its large battery pack gives... read more April 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Putting plug-in electric car sales in perspective: they're still very low

Volume sales of plug-in cars, both battery-electric and plug-in hybrid models, began more than six years ago. From a first-year total of about 17,000 in 2011, they rose... read more April 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

Plug-in electric car sales for Mar: Leaf beats Bolt EV, plug-in hybrids beat electrics (updated)

The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid again took the crown among plug-in electric cars whose makers report monthly sales. A total of 2,132 Volts were sold in March, bringing its... read more April 5, 2017 by


 
Buick Velite 5 to be sold in China (Chevrolet Volt in North America)

GM confirms Chevy Volt to be sold as Buick Velite 5 in China

In the 20 years since General Motors and its Chinese partner SAIC reintroduced the Buick brand to China, more than 8 million Buicks have been sold in what is now the world's... read more March 27, 2017 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt in Venice, California [photo: Chris Williams]

What does a Chevy Volt do when it runs out of gas and battery charge?

Unlike conventional hybrids and many plug-in hybrids, the first-generation Chevrolet Volt makes extensive use of both electric and gasoline power. With a fully-charged... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Renault Zoe

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan 2017

It's a new year, and that means a reset of the tally of European electric-car sales. In January, the top-selling European-market electric car of 2016 maintained its status... read more March 16, 2017 by


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

Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics

Norway has achieved yet another milestone in electric-car sales. The Scandinavian country may be the friendliest for electric cars in the world, thanks to a combination of... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW i3

Sales of BMW plug-in cars more than double over last year

BMW is off to a strong start in meeting its ambitious plug-in car sales goals for 2017. In the first two months of 2017, it doubled combined sales of electric cars and... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
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


 

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