Hybrids

 
2020 Hyundai Ioniq: First look at refreshed interior, new features

2020 Hyundai Ioniq: First look at refreshed interior, new features

Although the Hyundai Ioniq lineup of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fully electric models has only been for sale in the U.S. for about two years, this rival to the Toyota Prius is already due for some significant changes later this year, for what will be its third model year. Based on early details... read more

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2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e XLE  -  First Drive  -  Wisconsin, December 2018

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e: First drive of 50-mpg all-weather hybrid

Between the unexpectedly wild styling, the very wide model range, the Prius Prime plug-in, and now the all-wheel-drive 2019 Prius AWD-e, it seems that Toyota has opted for a... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan pursuit-rated police car

Ford hybrid police cars are pursuit-rated, ready for NYPD action

Ford is in the process of applying hybrid technology to a vehicle type that seems like a natural fit for it: police cars. It’s about time. Ford claims to have the... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius AWD-e: Going light on the rear motor helps it hit 50 mpg

The all-wheel drive version of the Toyota Prius introduced last week at the LA Auto Show earns an astoundingly good EPA fuel economy rating of 50 mpg combined—nearly as... read more December 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota Prius

Lithium-ion vs. nickel-metal hydride: Toyota still likes both for its hybrids

Toyota continues to stay the course with nickel-metal hydride battery cells for many of its hybrid vehicles, even though most other hybrid vehicles from other brands have... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Prius

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e priced at $27,300

Toyota has released pricing for the new all-wheel-drive version of the Prius that it revealed at the LA auto show last week. The base version of the all-wheel drive model... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
2020 Toyota Corolla, 2018 LA Auto Show

2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid aims for 50 mpg—Prius tech meets frugal mainstream

With the introduction of a 50-mile-per-gallon Corolla Hybrid at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Toyota is keeping true to a mission it undertook a long time ago: democratizing... read more November 28, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius AWD-e earns 50 mpg with all-weather treads

If you want one of the highest-mileage non-plug-in vehicles on the market—like the Toyota Prius, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Niro, or Honda Insight, there’s been one quite... read more November 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid: At 39 mpg, the highest-mileage SUV without a charge port

Yesterday, when we brought you our 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid first drive review, we missed one very important point. At 39 mpg, the RAV4 Hybrid is now the highest-mileage... read more November 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019

Commentary: Plug-in hybrids shouldn't just be California compliance cars

With 17 miles of all-electric range, all-wheel drive, and a rugged-hatchback body style, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid could be the perfect entry point for a lot of buyers... read more November 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Toyota RAV4

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... read more November 20, 2018 by


 
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019

2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid: First drive of 17-mile, 35-mpg plug-in crossover

To understand the complicated path for Subaru’s first plug-in hybrid, first we needed to hike a mile in the automaker’s shoes. OK, more like 10 miles... read more November 19, 2018 by


 
Ford partners with Walmart for self-driving delivery service

Toyota Corolla Hybrid, Tesla Autopilot safety, Rivian pickup: Today's Car News

Toyota announces it will build a hybrid version of the Corolla. Rivian teases images of its upcoming electric pickup. Mercedes-Benz launches a consumer fuel-cell test fleet... read more November 16, 2018 by


 
2020 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla hybrid will join Prius next year

The redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla sedan will soon spawn a hybrid variant, the first gasoline-electric version of the automaker's popular compact car. Toyota made the... read more November 16, 2018 by


 
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


 

 
 

 
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