Plug-In Hybrids

 
2011 Cadillac SRX

GM's Akerson Says Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid 'Likely'

Late last year reports of a plug-in hybrid version of the Cadillac SRX surfaced, and though GM did not confirm them, neither did it deny such a vehicle was in the works. Today GM CEO Dan Akerson, while talking about future EV and extended-range EV (EREV) strategy, revealed that the SRX plug-in is... read more

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Ford C-Max Energi, first revealed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Ford C-Max Hybrid And Energi Plug-In Concepts Debut In Detroit

Ford is showing that it’s still a force to be reckoned with in the electric car field at this month’s 2011 Detroit Auto Show, with the unveiling of no fewer than... read more January 9, 2011 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Hikes Prices On Karma, Sales Launch Spring 2011

It looks like the cost of building the 2011 Fisker Karma under contract with Valmet is higher than the company expected when it set its initial prices in 2008. A price rise... read more December 23, 2010 by 


 
2011 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac Working On SRX Plug-In Hybrid? Maybe

As far back as two years ago, Bob Lutz was dropping hints that Cadillac could get a plug-in hybrid or Volt-based crossover. Today, a new report brings those hints back to... read more December 17, 2010 by 


 
Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Signs Chinese Partner To Help Distribute Karma Luxury Plug-in Hybrid

Amidst concerns that the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid sedan could just be ‘vaporware’ and that an actual release is still be years away, Fisker Automotive... read more December 16, 2010 by 


 
BMW prototype based on Vision EfficientDynamics concept

Report: $200K Pricetag Expected For BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Supercar

An Audi R8 can be yours for around $120,000, depending on which model you select and how options you laden it with, while the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG will set you back closer... read more December 16, 2010 by 


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2010 L.A. Auto Show Preview: First Factory-Built Fisker Karma

Fisker has announced today that its Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will be on display at next week’s 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show and in doing so has made a not so... read more November 11, 2010 by 


 
BMW prototype based on Vision EfficientDynamics concept

Video: First Working Prototype Of BMW’s New Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car

Despite BMW not having built a true supercar for 30 years since its original, limited-edition M1 model, we have reported on a number of occasions that the automaker is trying... read more November 8, 2010 by 


 
Fisker Karma configurator

Build Your Own Fisker Karma With New Online Configurator

Fisker has launched a dedicated website for its new Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan that includes a number of interesting features to keep potential customers and the... read more October 14, 2010 by 


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Production 2012 Fisker Karma Unveiled at Paris Motor Show

Henrik Fisker’s promise to build the world’s first gasoline/electric hybrid luxury/performance car has been fulfilled. Fisker Automotive unveiled the first... read more October 4, 2010 by 


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2010 Paris Auto Show: First Factory-Built Fisker Karma Live Photos

First shown as a concept back in 2008, Fisker has finally rolled out the first factory-built version of its upcoming Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan at this week’s... read more October 1, 2010 by 


 
2011 Fisker Karma

2010 Paris Auto Show Preview: First Factory-Built Fisker Karma

California’s Fisker Automotive has already unveiled the production version of its Karma plug-in hybrid but at the 2010 Paris Auto Show this month the niche automaker... read more September 16, 2010 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, Unveiled at 2010 Beijing Motor Show

2010 Beijing Auto Show: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 Concept

From the earliest days of development of the Voltec plug-in hybrid system underpinning the upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Volt, GM has been insistent that the fuel saving drivetrain... read more April 23, 2010 by 


 
Cadillac Converj Concept

Cadillac Converj Well And Truly Dead

One of the most exciting cars from last 2009’s Detroit Auto Show was the Cadillac Converj Concept, which General Motors used to showcase its plug-in hybrid technology... read more March 15, 2010 by 


 
Theta-based plug-in hybrid crossover prototype spy shots

Spy Shots: GM Testing Theta-Based Plug-In Hybrid Crossover Prototype

When General Motors shut down Saturn late last year, it lost more than a quarter of its sales of hybrid vehicles. Saturn, with no V-8 models, full-size SUVs or pickups, was... read more March 10, 2010 by 


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz F800 Style

Mercedes-Benz Set For Electric Future, Doubles R&D Spending

Mercedes-Benz is keeping its bets open on what will be the dominant powertrain of the future by simultaneously developing competing technologies as the electrification of the... read more March 9, 2010 by 


 
 

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