Hybrids

 
2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid first drive review: All the bits and pieces in place

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid first drive review: All the bits and pieces in place

The 2019 RAV4 Hybrid is Toyota’s way of flexing its corporate might. It’s as if the automaker called on each of its departments to create the new hybrid crossover SUV. The folks from design coughed up some 4Runner and Tacoma cues to give it a butch look. The Lexus team chiseled the... read more

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All-wheel drive Toyota Prius teased

Toyota teases all-wheel-drive Prius for LA auto show debut

Toyota has teased what is probably an all-wheel-drive Prius, slated for introduction at the Los Angeles auto show late this month. In studying the picture the company teased... read more November 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Best deals on electric, plug-in, and hybrid cars for November 2018

With the new 2019 model year in full swing, and the holidays around the corner, a lot of consumers are looking for new cars. That means the deals aren't quite as good as they... read more November 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid recalled for stalling, fire risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 10,021 Chrysler plug-in hybrid vans for an issue that could result in a stall, or possibly the increased risk of a vehicle fire. In the... read more November 6, 2018 by


 
BMW iX3 Concept front 3/4

BMW says 85 percent of cars will still have engines in 2030

Once a leader in electric cars, BMW now says it expects 85 percent of its cars still to have internal combustion engines by 2030. Speaking to Australian reporters for GoAuto... read more October 22, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro

2017-2018 Kia Niro hybrid recall concerns extra heat in the back seat

Drive a 2017 Kia Niro (or a 2018) and find your back seat becoming a hot seat? It might be a good idea to stop driving it and call your dealership. In 2017 and some 2018 Kia... read more October 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Best deals on green cars for October 2018

One of the best ways to get people to buy green cars is the same way automakers get consumers to buy any car—by making deals. Looking at October sales, among plug in... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

One size won't fit all for future Kia EVs

For an automaker that’s pitching itself toward the fun side of the Hyundai Motor Group, the tone for the automaker’s sizable electric push soon sounds altogether... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

Report: Volvo's parent company in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems

Toyota revealed on Thursday that it is in talks with Chinese automaker Geely, which owns Volvo, about cooperation on hybrid vehicle technology, Reuters reported. As the... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

2019 Honda Insight recalled for rearview camera failure

The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid hasn't been on sale for long; and yet Honda is already recalling more than 6,000 of them for a rearview camera failure. The problem affects... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
2016 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

Out of juice: Infiniti Q50 Hybrid luxury sedan dropped

The long-running Infiniti Q50 Hybrid luxury sedan won't return for 2019 in the U.S., the automaker said Thursday. Infiniti spokesman Kyle Bazemore confirmed the demise of the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan pursuit-rated police car

Ford requests exception to electric-car noise rule for police cruisers

It's tough to sneak up on bad guys in a loud car. That's Ford's argument in requesting an exception to a long-awaited rule that will require electric cars to make noise when... read more September 6, 2018 by


 
Honda Clarity lineup at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Battery electrics steal sales from hybrids

Strong sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in California seem to have a downside. According to an analysis by the California New Car Dealers Association, all of those... read more September 6, 2018 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius, Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2015

Toyota recalls 2016-2018 Prius models for fire risk

Toyota is launching one of its largest recalls on one of its most popular models—the Prius hybrid. Covering all Toyota Prius and Prius Plug-in models built between June... read more September 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

2019 Honda Insight review update: Putting the Civic on notice

That sound you hear isn’t the 2019 Honda Insight’s hybrid powertrain whirring along. It’s the undertaker coming for the vaunted Honda Civic nameplate. The... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

2019 Honda Insight hybrid earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

In its latest round of safety tests, the IIHS has awarded the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid its Top Safety Pick+ award. The Top Safety Pick+ is the Institute's highest award... read more August 23, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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