Plug-In Hybrids

 
2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

Mercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more electric driving range than previous efforts. It will arrive late next year and will be based on a redesigned version of the mid-size GLE SUV arriving with... read more

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2019 Volvo XC60

Charging cord for 2019 Volvo XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid may start fire, will be recalled

A certain charging cord included in a small number of 2019 Volvo XC60 crossover SUVs may overheat and shock owners, or start a fire, the automaker said this month. Volvo... read more September 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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

This month's best deals list includes a newcomer among plug-in hybrids. That could be a great thing for buyers who want the best deal along with the latest technologies. Our... read more September 14, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Chevy recalls some Bolt EVs, Volts over supplier brake issues

Chevrolet this week recalled three to four months worth of production Bolt EVs and Volt plug-in hybrids over a potential brake issue that could increase stopping distances of... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

UPDATE: BMW has clarified its statement to Green Car Reports in an email. "The final decision as to whether or not the BMW X5 diesel variant will come to the U.S. market has... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid will have more range, 6 cylinders

On Friday, BMW revealed the next-generation X5 plug-in hybrid, with significantly more electric range and a 6-cylinder engine replacing the 4-cylinder in the current X5... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevy Volt gets higher prices with more equipment

In June, we heard that the 2019 Chevrolet Volt will come with a faster charger and more luxury features. Now, CarsDirect has learned how much those features will add to the... read more August 27, 2018 by


 
Charging cord for 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford recalls Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi charge cords

Ford announced a recall on Wednesday of the 120-volt charge cords supplied with nearly all of the plug-in hybrid and electric cars it built through 2015. The cars affected... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Equinox

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

This month, green-car buyers can find some screaming deals. These aren't just local programs or restricted to California buyers, either. As always, our list of deals comes... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e

2019 Land Rover releases pricing for Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid

By 2024, Land Rover will have a whole new lineup of hybrid and electric luxury SUVs. As we learned yesterday, that lineup will include plug-in hybrid and electric versions of... read more August 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, Six Flags Magic Mountain, California, Dec 2017

The 7 best plug-in cars for students going back to school

Today's environmentally conscious students are thinking more about the environment in the choices they make. They still need to get around, but they may be less likely to... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
GM Silver Volt converted by Electric Auto Corporation [Credit: AutoHistorian

The first Volt from GM was also a plug-in hybrid, but it was built in 1980

Chevrolet's Volt wasn't the original, or even the first Volt from GM. Electric Auto Corporation receives that distinction for their car built in 1980, at the height of... read more August 5, 2018 by


 
Frame from 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid "Beyond the Battery" ad

The 2018 Honda Clarity real-world review: enough to challenge the Chevrolet Volt?

I’ve owned two Chevrolet Volts, an early 2011 model and, currently, a second-generation 2017 version. I have loved them both. They’re sleek, sprightly, and have... read more August 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

2018 Kia Niro PHEV gas mileage review: outrunning expectations

Competition improves the breed. And that’s exactly what the Kia Niro brings to hybrids like the Toyota Prius and Prius Prime. Compared with the Prius, the Niro is... read more July 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid price drops by $1,350

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid may cost car shoppers less, the company announced last week. The price drop on base models will save buyers $1,350 on 2018 models... read more July 23, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo S60

Volvo's electrification push expanding to every corner of the market

When it launches its 2019 Volvo S60 T8 Polestar Engineered next year, the Swedish automaker will nearly complete a startling turn toward electrification in less than a decade... read more June 25, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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