Plug-In Hybrids

Nissan To Tackle Plug-In Hybrids, Fuel Cells As Well As Electric Cars

Nissan To Tackle Plug-In Hybrids, Fuel Cells As Well As Electric Cars

Nissan's Leaf is one of the highest-profile electric cars on the market, but the automaker is working on other alternative-propulsion vehicles, too. According to What Car, Nissan is planning the launch of a plug-in hybrid vehicle within the next two years, and even a hydrogen fuel cell car by 2017... read more

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid

2014 Porsche Panamera Plug-In Hybrid To Join Renewed Lineup

You couldn't accuse Porsche of being predictable. After years of making endless rear-engined sports cars, the last decade or so has seen SUVs, diesels and hybrids all join... read more April 4, 2013 by  5

2013 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan [photo by owner David Noland]

March Plug-In Electric Car Sales: Tesla On Top, Leaf Roars Back (FINAL UPDATE)

The big news in plug-in car sales for March was Tesla's statement that it delivered "more than 4,750" Model S electric cars from January through March. That news early Monday... read more April 3, 2013 by  75

2014 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid

2015 Audi A3 e-Tron Confirmed At New York Auto Show

It's confirmed: Audi will offer its A3 Sportback e-Tron plug-in hybrid in the U.S. The German automaker has confirmed the news (via Motor Authority) at the New York Auto... read more March 27, 2013 by  2

Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid

Volvo V60 Plug-In Diesel Hybrid: Quick Drive Of NY Auto Show Debut

Diesel cars are at their most economical on long, steady journeys, and plug-in hybrids are at their best for shorter trips. So why haven't the two been combined yet?... read more March 21, 2013 by  18

Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrids charging in San Francisco garage [photo: Robert Olson]

Charging Etiquette Fail: Why Electric-Car Owners Resent Plug-In Hybrids

With almost 100,000 plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads now, congestion at charging stations is starting to crop up. And that has brought to light an issue of electric-car... read more March 20, 2013 by  78

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid

Discounts Soar On Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrids--In New York

Live in the New York area? If you do, you're perfectly placed to get some hefty discounts on Toyota's Prius Plug-In right now. In fact, you're in the right place to get a... read more March 18, 2013 by  5

2014 Volkswagen XL1, 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Volkswagen XL1 Diesel Plug-In Hybrid: Live Photos From Geneva

Will this be the car that finally makes the ultra-aerodynamic and futuristic GM EV1 electric car look old-fashioned? Today, VW Group took the wraps off the production version... read more March 5, 2013 by  15

2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

2013 Electric Cars: Rated Range For Each Model, Ultimate Guide

It's really the defining feature of any plug-in electric car: How much electric range does it have? The ever-helpful EPA, which has rated the gas mileage of all new cars... read more March 4, 2013 by  31

2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

Feb Plug-In Electric Car Sales: Leaf Supply Low, Volt Recovers

U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars continued at a reduced level, as seems to happen every winter. The best-selling electric car, the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric... read more March 1, 2013 by  8

McLaren P1 supercar

McLaren P1 Hybrid Supercar: Production Version Revealed

No, seriously--it's a plug-in hybrid. It's not the most conventional of plug-in hybrids, of course. Unless we've missed something, Toyota's Prius Plug-In has no... read more February 27, 2013 by  0

Geneva Motor Show

2013 Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Preview

The Geneva Motor Show is almost upon us. Physically small in size next to many international shows, there's nevertheless plenty to look at, particularly if you're interested... read more February 26, 2013 by  0

Volkswagen up! first drive photos

Volkswagen Up Minicar To Get XL1's Ultra-Frugal Drivetrain?

The Volkswagen Up is one of our favorite 'forbidden fruit' cars. Sold in Europe, it's a rival to vehicles like the Chevrolet Spark in the 'A' segment. It's lightweight... read more February 25, 2013 by  2

BMW i3 Concept MkII

BMW i3 Electric Car, i8 Plug-In Hybrid: First Rides For Journalists

Two of the most exciting electric vehicles due over the next few years both originate from German automaker, BMW. The i3 city car and i8 sports car are both clean-sheet... read more February 25, 2013 by  17

2014 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid

Audi A3 e-tron Plug-In Hybrid To Appear At Geneva Show

The Geneva Motor Show always provides us with some spectacular green vehicles, but this year looks like being the best yet. Audi has now revealed its most production-ready... read more February 21, 2013 by  0

McLaren P1

Latest McLaren P1 Supercar Adds Hybrid Technology To V-8 Engine

Not all cars are born equal. Some, if they're lucky, will be born as McLarens--supercars infused with technology from the race track, with one of the most famous names in... read more February 20, 2013 by  1


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