December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks
December 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Chrysler's Pacifica Hybrid minivan now carries an official EPA rating of 84 MPGe and 32 mpg combined. That makes the Pacifica Hybrid the most fuel efficient minivan on the planet.
November 21st, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Reviewed: 2017 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Gets Driven in Chicago, toddler tested, highway blasted, and still gets great fuel economy!
November 16th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Autonomous EV concept debuts at LA Auto Show 2016 and CES, shows that Hyundai is serious about the EV market!
November 16th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid will be available in the US starting in April. It will be built in China and imported.
November 15th, 2016 | by Christopher DeMorro
I think it’s safe to say that the past week has been a weird one for all of us, and Ferrari CEO Sergio Marchionne is making it even weirder.
November 15th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Chrysler brought its Pacifica Hybrid minivan to the Los Angeles auto show this year. The car has a 30 mile all electric range and goes on sale in early 2017. After incentives, it costs about the same as a well equipped standard Pacifica.
November 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid has the highest fuel economy of any hybrid, according to the EPA -- 58 mpg combined. It edges out the Toyota Prius Eco for top fuel efficiency honors.
November 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The new Nissan e-Power series hybrid could help Europeans ditch their fleet of noxious diesel cars and buy a car that costs the same but without the nitrous oxide and particulate emissions that are the bane of diesel engines.
November 3rd, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
2017 Nissan Versa Note Hybrid Gets Launched in Japan (w/ Video), but will it be enough to take on the establish hybrid leaders from Toyota
November 2nd, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Record Run: Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid is gunning for the "sporty" Toyota Prius by setting a for-real FIA Top Speed Record for hybrids at Bonneville
November 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Toyota says lithium ion batteries are now safe enough to use in its cars. The Prius Prime will be the first Toyota with a lithium ion battery onboard.
October 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
BMW is set to reveal its first plug-in hybrid MINI at the Los Angeles auto show in November. Like the i8, it will feature a turbocharged three cylinder gas engine and an electric motor.