Earlier today, Polestar launched its very first model. It’s called the Polestar 1, and it is a real statement of intent that Polestar will be taking the fight directly to Tesla, BMW, and Mercedes-AMG. Putting cars like the Tesla Model S, BMW’s 6 series, and Mercedes-Benz’ S class squarely in its crosshairs is a bold […]
The Alt Car Expo in southern California is an annual event that helps EV customers learn about the advantages of electric cars.
I spent last week going through my daily routine of dropping off kiddos at school, heading to work, and driving home- all without leaving Oak Park, of course- behind the wheel of a Crush Blue 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco. I did this in order to gain a bit more perspective on how a modern […]
Jaguar says every car it makes will be a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or battery electric car starting in 2020. That’s not so far away, folks!
What is it like to drive a hybrid and a battery electric car from the same manufacturer side by side on an extended road trip? It’s fun to do it once but the need to stop and recharge for 3.5 hours after 2 hours of driving makes doing more than that a drag.
Volvo Quits Diesel development. The Chinese-owned company now Shifts its Focus to electrification and hybridization for the future.
EV sales in California were up 91% in the first quarter, thanks in part to sales of the Chevy Bolt. EVs accounted for almost 3% of all new car sales during the quarter.
There is a lot of misinformation about hybrid cars. This article will clear up some of the mystery surrounding hybrid cars and help you decide if driving one would make sense for you.
Here’s a list of the 10 best hybrid cars available in America according to Kelly Blue Book. Hybrids offer great gas mileage and you never have to plug them in. Some people find that to be a big plus.
AAA will launch Gig, its new car sharing service, in Oakland and Berkeley California on April 30 using 250 Prius C hybrid cars.
The Lynk & Co 03 concept sedan was on display in Shanghai recently. Owned by Geely, the car will offer a lifetime warranty and full connectivity. US sales are expected to begin in 2019.
EV sales continue to rise, led by plug-in hybrids. Tesla US sales are up 8% while sales of the Toyota Prius and its siblings are down sharply.
Ford has unveiled the first hybrid police cruiser, a beefed up version of the Fusion Hybrid specially prepared to survive the rigors of police work,
Formula One is thinking about the next engine rules package for 2021 and beyond. Should it go forward with more technological wizardry and complexity in the name of efficiency or take a step back to more conventional gasoline engines?
Ford CEO Mark Fields is in China this week to tout his company’s EV strategy for the the world’s largest auto market. This is the same fellow who says people don”t want to buy electric cars.
Cars.com drove a Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid for a week and discovered two things. Highway fuel economy is about the same as it is with the conventional Pacifica, but in around town driving, the Hybrid was more than twice as efficient.
The Chevy Malibu Hybrid returned the highest fuel economy of any midsize hybrid sold in America according to Consumer Reports — 49 highway, 41 overall.
The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq looks to be a serious contender in the affordable clean transportation sector, as buyers have the option of choosing from three different flavors — a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, or a fully electric car — of the platform, all at prices right in line with (or better than) the rest of the cars in their class.
Kia thought their quirky Super Bowl ad for the Kia Niro starring Melissa McCarthy would be a home run. But when McCarthy began playing White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live, it turned into a grand slam.
Kia has spent big bucks on a Super Bowl ad to introduce the Kia Niro, its new hybrid crossover, but the add barely mentions that the car is a hybrid. Why is that?