February 13th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The head of Bentley told a group of industry leaders recently that plug-in hybrid powertrains will be available on all Bentley models going forward, starting with the Continental GT, but self driving cars are not part of Bentley's future.
January 22nd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Ford will begin testing its Transit Custom, a plug-in hybrid urban delivery van, in London this fall. London is looking for ways to reduce pollution levels in and around the city
January 12th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Toyota dealers across the country are telling customers the :Prius Prime is sold only in California, proving Elon Musk is right. Traditional dealers want nothing to do with selling electric cars.
January 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
The new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid has a smaller environmental impact than the previous generation minivan or its gas powered cousin.
December 12th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Last month we posted a review of the Nissan LEAF by Gas2 reader Caleb Hey. It turns out Caleb was [&hellip
December 7th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Sales of the Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid are up 70% over last year as American consumers learn there is a lot to like about efficient cars that run on battery power at least some of the time.
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 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 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 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.
October 14th, 2016 | by Christopher DeMorro
When it comes to plug-in cars, the West Coast gets preferential treatment every time, and the roll-out of the 2017 [&hellip