Plug-In Hybrids

 
2011 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid Cancelled Due To Inefficiency?

Nearly a year ago, buzz about a plug-in hybrid Cadillac SRX stirred the automotive Web, and early this year GM CEO Dan Akerson said a plug-in SRX was "likely." Then this week Cadillac, seemingly out of the blue, reportedly killed the program. Why? According to Nick Saporito at GM Inside News, the... read more

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First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Fisker Raises Another $100 Million, Karma Deliveries To Start This Month

First shown at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, the Fisker Karma has led a typical life for a performance plug-in hybrid concept: delays followed by reassurances, followed by more... read more May 16, 2011 by 


 
Cloud-based energy optimization

Cloud-Controlled Energy Saving From Google And Ford

It's 7am, and your alarm is blaring to raise you bleary-eyed from your slumber. You grab breakfast, chuck some clothes on and get ready to head to work. As you step into your... read more May 12, 2011 by 


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

Electric Mercedes-Benz S-Class Possible: Report

Mercedes-Benz already has a number of electric prototypes out and about including the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, which is already available for lease and soon sale, as well... read more May 3, 2011 by 


 
2011 Audi A3 Sedan e-tron Concept

Audi A3 Sedan e-tron Concept: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

Audi has already given us a preview of its next-generation 2013 A3, as well as a future electrified e-tron variant using the shell of the current model. Now the automaker has... read more April 19, 2011 by 


 
Buick Envision Concept

Buick Envision Plug-In Hybrid Concept: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

As the U.S. preps for the 2011 New York Auto Show, the 2011 Shanghai Auto Show is already getting underway. One of the first concepts revealed at the show: the Buick Envision... read more April 18, 2011 by 


 
Buick Envision Concept leaked images

Buick Envision Plug-In Hybrid SUV Concept: Shanghai Auto Show Preview

Turning heads and changing minds has not been Buick's strong suit until recently, but with cars like the LaCrosse and Regal on the road, credibility as a legitimate option... read more April 15, 2011 by 


 
2010 Land Rover Range_e Hybrid Concept

Range Rover Hybrid Coming In 2013, Plug-In Hybrid Version In 2014

Land Rover is ensuring its range of luxury SUVs has a safe future despite high fuel prices, with the aid of hybrid and more advanced plug-in hybrid technologies. The... read more April 8, 2011 by 


 
BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW And Brilliance 5-Series Plug-In Hybrid: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show Preview

As we first reported several months ago, BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd. has developed a new plug-in hybrid version of its 5-Series... read more April 7, 2011 by 


 
Opel Ampera

Report: Buick To Get Own Version Of Opel Ampera

Buick is reportedly the next recipient of Chevrolet’s ‘Voltec’ range-extended electric car platform, with news surfacing this week that GM’s mid-level... read more March 31, 2011 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar

Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Goes On Sale, Priced From $845,000

It’s official. The Porsche 918 Spyder, a plug-in hybrid supercar that so far has only been shown in concept form, is available for order and has been priced at $845,000... read more March 21, 2011 by 


 
VW Italdesign Giugiaro Tex Concept

VW Italdesign Giugiaro Tex Concept Preview: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

The second of Italdesign Giugiaro's two Volkswagen A-segment preview concepts is the Tex, which puts a sportier, more near-term spin on the future of the compact car. Using a... read more February 28, 2011 by 


 
Audi A2 rendering

Audi A2 Launch Pushed Back To Early 2015

The last we heard about development of a second-generation Audi A2 model was that the project was on hold due to the lack of a suitable platform. Now it’s been reported... read more February 28, 2011 by 


 
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics (a.k.a. i8)

Report: 2014 BMW i8 Supercar To Feature Gasoline Engine, Not Diesel

We’ve had a pretty good idea as to what the upcoming BMW i8 supercar, the production version of 2009’s Vision EfficientDynamics concept car, would look like... read more February 25, 2011 by 


 
2012 Volvo V60 PHEV

Watch: 2012 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid Comes With A Smartphone App

Just yesterday, our colleagues at All Cars Electric gave readers a sneak-peek of the 2012 Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid, an intriguing new wagon that promises to earn up to 745... read more February 22, 2011 by 


 
BMW i

New i8 Supercar Will Top Eco-Focused BMW ‘i’ Sub-Brand

We can finally confirm that the production version of 2009’s BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept, set to go on sale in October of 2013, will go by the name... read more February 22, 2011 by 


 
 

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