2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs. The company says the crossover will have 25.9 miles (40 kilometers) of electric range on Europe's new WLTP driving cycle from its 14.1... read more

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium

2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid gains some important functionality, even though some of the key specifications for range and efficiency haven't changed. The most... read more May 3, 2019 by

2020 BMW 745e xDrive iPerformance

2020 BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrid rated just 16 electric miles

Although the gigantic new twin-kidney grille might be the most eye-catching addition to BMW’s flagship luxury 7-Series sedan, the model in the lineup that’s gone... read more May 2, 2019 by

2020 Toyota Highlander

How the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 3-row crossover gets compact-car economy

When the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid goes on sale next year, its EPA fuel-economy estimates may match most versions of the Corolla compact sedan. And it has room for eight... read more April 29, 2019 by

2013 Ford Focus Electric

Ford electric vehicles and hybrids: Here are some of the many models arriving soon

With last week’s announcement of a strategic partnership with electric truckmaker hopeful Rivian, cemented by a pending $500 million equity investment, Ford Motor... read more April 28, 2019 by

Bentley Continental GT V8

Bentley not sold on electric, planning plug-in hybrids for full lineup

The ultra-luxury carmaker Bentley is at work on a new model strategy, and fully electric vehicles might not play as much of a part in it as the company had previously hinted... read more April 26, 2019 by

2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid arrives, promises 34 mpg combined

Facing its first three-row hybrid rival, the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that bowed Thursday at the 2019 New York auto show boasting one big number: 34 mpg combined... read more April 16, 2019 by

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

Best deals on electric, plug-in, and hybrid cars for April 2019

Just because tax credits are winding down on some of the most popular plug-in cars doesn't mean there are no deals to be found. Green Car Reports' carbuying partners at... read more April 12, 2019 by

Redesigned Karma Revero teaser

Karma Revero gets more power, BMW 3-cylinder

The Karma Revero is getting a long-needed update later this year, and the company has just revealed a few details. You'll recall that the Revero is the continuation of the... read more April 8, 2019 by

Teaser for Infiniti Qs Inspiration concept debuting at 2019 Shanghai auto show

VW ID Roomzz, Toyota hybrid patents, more grid storage from hydro: Today's Car News

Toyota plans to open its hybrid patents through 2030. Volkswagen introduces the ID Roomzz for the Shanghai auto show. Pumped hydro could deliver more energy storage than... read more April 3, 2019 by

2019 Toyota Prius

Toyota shores up against electric-car threat, by sharing hybrid tech

As some of the industry appears to be leapfrogging directly past hybrid vehicles, in favor of battery electrics—GM with its canceled Volt, for example—Toyota is... read more April 3, 2019 by

2020 Ford Escape

2020 Ford Escape revealed: Hybrid returns teasing nearly 40 mpg, plug-in hybrid version with 30 electric miles

The Ford Escape was the first Ford hybrid and the first hybrid SUV to hit the market. That was 15 years ago, and Ford has been sitting out seven model years with no Escape... read more April 2, 2019 by

President Obama inspects the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Obama, buy that Volt!

Our current President, Donald Trump, has made it abundantly clear where he stands on electric cars. It’s quite a contrast to our former President, Barack Obama, whose... read more March 31, 2019 by

2019 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Bolt EV deals, Ram eTorque, in-wheel motors, wind and solar costs: Today's Car News

Ram's new eTorque does more than most mild-hybrid start/stop systems. Chevrolet is making no big sales push at the end of the quarter, despite the expiration of full tax... read more March 29, 2019 by

eTorque system in 2019 Ram 1500

Hybrid or not, 2019 Ram 1500 eTorque does some smart things with 48V tech

As more mainstream vehicles, like the 2019 Ram 1500 lineup, get increasing levels of electrification, but stop short of becoming fully electric or even full-fledged hybrids... read more March 29, 2019 by

In-wheel motor teaser  -  from Nissan BladeGlider video

Motor supplier sees mass-produced in-wheel motors around 2023

In-wheel motors have been the future for electric cars—including fuel-cell cars and series hybrids—for decades. Their benefits include simpler packaging and more... read more March 29, 2019 by



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