August 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Say "plug-in hybrid" to most people and they won't know what you are talking about. The industry needs to do a better job of educating consumers instead of whining that no one wants to buy a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric car.
August 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The Kia Niro crossover SUV is enjoying strong sales shortly after being introduced to the marketplace. The company will add a plug-in hybrid and a battery electric version to the Niro lineup soon.
August 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Volvo says its new T5 plug-in hybrid powertrain with a 1.5 liter 3 cylinder engine, 7 speed transmission, and electric motor has lower emissions than a diesel engine but offers the same power and performance.
July 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Delayed five times already, the introduction of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to the US and Canada has been pushed back yet again, this time until the summer of 2017.
July 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The owner of a Volvo XC 90 T8 PHEV has filed suit in federal court alleging that Volvo misrepresented the all electric range of his car. He expect 25 miles but often gets less than 10.
July 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The government of the Ukraine has ordered 651 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vehicles to replace the aging Russian built vehicles it has been using. That is a bright spot in an otherwise dismal year for the Japanese automaker.
July 5th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Thanks to the technology Honda has incorporated into the latest Acura NSX, a hybrid version of the Ariel Atom with lower emissions and better gas mileage may be in the works, along with an all electric version of the car.
June 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The BYD Tang plug-in hybrid SUV is more powerful than a Corvette and accelerates faster than a Porsche Cayenne. It is one of the best selling cars in China
June 29th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Will the Nissan LEAF become a plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt? At Nissan’s annual stockholders meeting on June 22, [&hellip
June 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Borgward BX7 plug-in hybrid crossover SUV has won several prestigious Plus X awards. It is on sale now in China.
June 23rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A plug-in hybrid MINI Countrynman has been spied testing. The car uses a version of the powertrain featured in the BMW i8 sport car
June 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Toyota expects the new Prius Prime plug-in hybrid to sell 60,000 units a year, half from the US and half from Japan. The new car will have 22 miles of electric only range.
June 20th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The new Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid has a rooftop solar panel that can add up to 10% to its available range. The solar panel is not yet available in the US.