SUV sales in China are surging while sales of so called “new energy” vehicles are limping along. When will the world get affordable SUVs with electric motors?
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.
A recent survey in North America and Europe finds 85% of EV owners are happy with their decision to switch to electric power, but a majority believe improvements to EV charging infrastructure are urgently needed.
The Panamera Turbo SE Hybrid was featured on the Porsche stand at the New York Auto Show this year. It costs almost $200,000, had 686 horsepower and scampers to 60 in 3.2 seconds.
The Honda Clarity PHEV and EV were both officially introduced to the public at the New York auto show this week. Both cars start in the low $30,000 range.
Set to debut in Shanghai this month, the Qoros Model K-EV features a carbon fiber cabin and all wheel drive electric powertrain from the Koeinigsegg Regera. Production in 2019 is planned.
The Cadillac CT6 PHEV sedan is in dealer showrooms now priced at $75,095, which includes installation of a 220 volt charger. It is 3 seconds quicker to 60 than the Chevy Volt.
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.
On April 19, the Chevy FNR-X concept will debut at the Shanghai auto show. Will it be the all wheel drive plug-in hybrid SUV America has been waiting for?
Wireless charging website Plugless says US electric car drivers have logged over 11 billion miles since 2010 when the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf first went on sale. The Tesla Model S and Model X are catching up fast.
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.
As their name suggests, the folks at Plugin Cars have an agenda. They like cars with plugs. Recently, they published a plug-in hybrid guide for people interested in buying or leasing a PHEV. It is so well done, I decided to share it with our readers as a primer on how to go about selecting […]
Introduced at the Geneva auto show, the Kia Niro plug-in hybrid will have 25 miles of range and likely start at under $30,000.
Beginning in the fourth quarter, the Ford F 150 up-fitted with a plug-in hybrid electric powertrain will be available to fleet operators from XL Hybrids.
BMW had its best month ever for electric car sales, which more than doubled sales from last January. The BMW i3 with its new larger battery is especially popular with European buyers.
Volvo’s Polestar high performance division is hinting at plug-in hybrid versions of the XC90, S90 amd V90 with as much as 600 horsepower coming for the 2018 model year.
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.
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.
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.