Some people claim plug-in hybrids are not real electric cars. But new research shows that plug-ins with at least 36 miles of range are just as good at keeping carbon emissions out of the atmosphere as pure electric vehicles.
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The next generation Jeep Wrangler will be available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain based on the components developed for the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan. Look for it in showrooms in 2020.
100 weeks before the start of production, Volkswagen is already betting its supply chain in place for the electric vehicles that will share its new MEB chassis for electric cars.
Mahindra and Mahindra has opened a US office in Detroit. That could mean it is thinking of selling electric cars in America, possibly under th Pininfarina or Ssangyong brand. It owns both companies.
Honda, Volvo, and Lync & Co had announcements about plug-in hybrid models this week. The Honda Clarity PHEV will begin at $33,400. And Chevrolet may have a plug-in cute ute on the market within the next few years.
The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?
The NREL has released a new study that attempts to determine how many EV chargers will be needed to support the transition to cars with plugs. The answer is, it depends.
The Chrysler Pacific Hybrid may be the perfect eco-vehicle for families with lots of kids and stuff to haul around without burning a lot of gasoline.
Groupe Renault plans to have electric and 12 plug-in hybrid models in its lineup by 2022.
China has been going back and forth with its plan to require foreign and domestic car manufacturers to have a certain percentage of electric car sales or face significant fines. The cap-and-trade plan was scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2018, but there were loud complaints from the industry that the target date […]
Mitsubishi says it will finally get around to bringing its Outlander plug-in hybrid to the US in December — about 4 years behind schedule.
A report from Fleet News screams that plug-in hybrids get lousy fuel economy and have higher carbon emissions than diesel cars. The sky is falling! We must run and tell the king!
The Kia fastback concept set to be revealed at the Frankfurt auto show in a few days is drop dead gorgeous.
The heads of several companies that are major suppliers to the auto industry believe it will be a long time before electric cars go mainstream.
General Motors is considering removing six sedans from its product mix, including the Chevy Volt. A plug-in hybrid SUV using the Voltec powertrain may appear in 2020.
BMW says it will have an all electric 3 Series on display at the Frankfurt auto show in September. It will have a range of about 250 miles, that is about all anybody knows about the new EV from Bavaria at the present time.