Plug-In Hybrids

 
Demand for Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, electric models higher than expected, company says

Demand for Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, electric models higher than expected, company says

The issue first came to light in a question from a reader. It boiled down to this: "What's going on with the Hyundai Ioniq Electric, and why can't I get one at my local dealer in California?" The e-mail even included a link to a Korean business-news article, which is unusual for reader queries... read more

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2017 Ford C-Max

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

Now that we're into a new month, it's time to check out the best deals on green cars—this time for the month of June. As always, Cars Direct has compiled its monthly... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Honda Clarity series with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan

Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid: first drives, impressions

In March, we spent most of a day with the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, the first of three variants of the Clarity mid-size sedan to go on sale in the U.S. Leases of the... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, May 2017: what dominance looks like

As certain as LeBron James reaching the NBA Finals, the Chevy Volt led the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in May. Barring a sales collapse in June, it will have led... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid, New York City and Westchester County, NY, May 2017

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In: first drive of hybrid luxury sedan

The 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In will be a rare beast in the U.S.; fewer than 1,000 are likely to be sold each year. In many ways, that's a shame. This version of the CT6 large... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV added to Maven car- and ride-sharing fleet in Los Angeles, California

Plug-in electric car sales for May: best Bolt EV, Prime months yet; Leaf, Volt rise too (final update)

Sales of four high-volume plug-in electric cars rose last month, with new monthly record for the Chevy Bolt EV and the Toyota Prius Prime. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 238-mile... read more June 4, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium

How does the heat pump work in a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid?

The challenge of reducing the energy used by traditional heating systems in battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars is one automakers still grapple with today. Reduced... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo XC60

Volvo's current diesels may be its last: CEO

Diesel has had an increasing rough ride during the current decade—scandals, emission crackdowns, a push for electric vehicles—and it's becoming clear that some... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Honda Clarity lineup: Electric, Plug-In Hybrid, Fuel Cell, at 2017 New York auto show

Assessing the Honda Clarity range: how electric cars fit in, and why

The 2017 Honda Clarity Fuel Cell is the only model of Honda's newest sedan presently on sale, though an all-electric version will arrive later this year. The hydrogen-powered... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford C-Max

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

It's time to take a look at the best deals on hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient cars for the month of May, and as new-vehicle sales slow, there are plenty of deals to be... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Apr 2017: plus ça change...

The Volt remains the undisputed king of the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market. In April, the Chevy Volt enjoyed its 13th consecutive month as Canada's best-selling... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
Karma Revero 'Delivery' as spot

First TV ad for Karma Revero drops as sales to start next month

Everything old is new again, including the 2017 Karma Revero, a reborn 2012 Fisker Karma. Now its maker has released the first-ever television advertisement for the car, a... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, owned by Brian Ro, Columbia, Maryland

Plug-in electric car sales for Apr: Bolt EV back over 1,000 (updated)

With four-figure sales for both its all-electric Chevrolet Bolt EV and the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, GM probably led April's plug-in electric car sales. The "probably" comes... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
Workhorse W-15 extended-range electric pickup truck

Workhorse W-15 range-extended electric pickup truck revealed (video)

Workhorse may have the ultimate proposal for commercial fleets with the reveal of its W-15 pickup truck, the first range-extended electric pickup truck to be built from the... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
2017 Kia Niro Touring, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2017

Six things to know about new hybrid cars (if you haven't paid much attention lately)

For the past few years, plug-in electric cars have gotten more publicity than their small share of the market deserved. That's exactly what had happened to hybrids a decade... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

2018 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid carries over with few changes (updated)

It appears that Chevy isn't following its own precedent as the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid enters its third model year. In the past, the Volt received a battery upgrade... read more April 30, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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