2019 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets 25 miles from revised battery

2019 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets 25 miles from revised battery

Ford was the first U.S. carmaker to sell a hybrid-electric vehicle, as well as the second to offer a plug-in hybrid. But since 2013, the carmaker hasn't released a single new electrified vehicle—including battery-electric cars as well as the two types of hybrids. Now, Ford has released... read more

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2012 Ford Escape Hybrid

Will 2021 Ford Escape bring back hybrid model (or plug-in hybrid)?

Tomorrow, Ford is hosting journalists at an unusual event called "Ford Uncovered," at which it may discuss some of its future products for 2020 and beyond. Key among the... read more March 14, 2018 by

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid rated by EPA at 47 mpg combined

The EPA has now released the fuel-efficiency ratings for the 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, and they came in 1 mpg below the combined number the company had hoped to reach. At a... read more March 12, 2018 by

2018 Hyundai Elantra

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for March 2018

Not a lot has changed since last month: Buyers continue to move from passenger sedans to crossovers and trucks, and gasoline remains relatively cheap. That means you can pick... read more March 9, 2018 by

2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback

2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid hatchback debuts in Geneva for Europe

Remember hatchbacks? Actually, come to think of it ... remember passenger cars? You know, the sedans and wagons and hatchbacks that don't have all-wheel drive and aren't... read more March 9, 2018 by

2018 Toyota Prius

Toyota details next-generation hybrids, more efficient gasoline engines

Cars with plugs may be the cleaner and greener future, but at the moment, they make up only about 1 percent of global sales approaching 100 million vehicles a year. That... read more March 5, 2018 by

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Dallas, Texas

For six months, one in five Prius sales has been a plug-in hybrid

A funny thing happened to Toyota Prius hybrid sales last month. Almost one in three Prius hybrids sold in the U.S. were the Prius Prime model—the one with a plug... read more March 2, 2018 by

Lotus Safe & Sound noisemaker

NHTSA finalizes quiet-car rule for hybrids, electrics, to take full effect in 2020

The idea of adding noise-makers to vehicles that are "too quiet" didn't exist until the first hybrid-electric cars hit the market in 2000. Within a few years, however... read more March 1, 2018 by

Honda CR-V Hybrid introduced at 2017 Shanghai auto show

Honda CR-V Hybrid to launch in Europe; still no word on US or Canada

The Honda CR-V Hybrid, a more fuel-efficient version of the company's best-selling compact crossover, has been around for almost a year now. It's on sale in China, announced... read more March 1, 2018 by

2019 Lexus UX

Lexus UX smaller crossover peeks out before Geneva auto show

The global new-vehicle market is moving toward crossover utility vehicles and SUVs, along with vehicles that look like them. Now the production version of another crossover... read more February 28, 2018 by

Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup truck fitted with XL Hybrids upfitted hybrid-electric powertrain

XL Hybrids adds Ford F-250 hybrid to F-150 plug-in hybrid pickups; production to start in March

The idea of a Ford F-Series hybrid pickup truck has now been around since August 2011, but its maker now expects to launch such a truck sometime during 2020. Meanwhile, on... read more February 27, 2018 by

2018 Lexus RX L, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Lexus lowers hybrid prices to reduce premium over gasoline substantially

Gas is cheap in the U.S. and has been for years. Hybrids are no longer a cutting-edge or cool technology; they're just another powertrain. The result is that hybrids have... read more February 26, 2018 by

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius recall in 2014 failed to fix problem, lawsuit says, may have cut mileage

Early in 2014, Toyota filed a voluntary recall notice with the NHTSA to fix a defect in roughly 800,000 third-generation Prius Liftback hybrids sold in the U.S. from 2010... read more February 25, 2018 by

2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive

Subaru plug-in hybrid to use Prius Prime parts, coming in 2019

When Toyota and Mazda said last September they would form a joint venture to produce electric-car parts, that answered the question of where Mazda's future plug-in vehicles... read more February 14, 2018 by

2018 Toyota Prius

Maine to hit hybrids, electric cars with fees higher than gas tax?

Maine has become the latest in a growing string of states to propose adding registration fees for hybrid and electric cars to make up for tax revenue on the gasoline they... read more February 13, 2018 by

2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2019 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid video preview

As they say: If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. The first Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, launched for 2011, wasn't one of the better examples of the class for... read more February 9, 2018 by



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