Plug-In Hybrids

 
2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype, January 2010

Driven: 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Fans of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt have followed its development closely, and now that the car is in its final year of development the first near-complete prototypes are doing the rounds and we managed to get some seat time--one whole hour in fact--behind the wheel of one. Most readers will already... read more

January 15, 2010 by
 
2009 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

BMW Goes Green At 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show

The 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show will be the site of three North American vehicle debuts for BMW, with the lineup including the all-new ActiveHybrid X6 and ActiveHybrid 7, as... read more November 25, 2009 by


 
Aptera 2e, photo by Jason H. Harper

Aptera 2e Release Date Pushed Back Until 2010

In March of last year, Aptera announced it had done all the development necessary to head to production, and that all it needed was to move into acquiring the right equipment... read more November 20, 2009 by


 
2009 Fisker Karma

Fisker Picks Delaware Plant For New Hybrid Vehicle Production

The first hybrid vehicle from bespoke Californian vehicle manufacturer Fisker, the Karma luxury plug-in hybrid sedan, is just a month away from going on sale. The $87,900... read more October 27, 2009 by


 
2009 Mitsubishi Concept PX MiEV

Report: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo XI May Get Plug-in Hybrid Tech

Not so long ago the idea of a hybrid powertrain in a sports car was anathema to enthusiasts. But after this year's Formula 1 season, the debut of cars like the Tesla Roadster... read more October 18, 2009 by


 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo Will Bring Diesels And Plug-in Hybrids To U.S.

Struggling Swedish automaker Volvo announced back in June that it will releasing a new plug-in hybrid vehicle by 2012 as the latest step under its ‘DRIVe Towards... read more October 12, 2009 by


 
2009 Mitsubishi Concept PX MiEV

Mitsubishi Presents Concept PX-MiEV Plug-in Hybrid

The theme for next month’s 2009 Tokyo Motor Show is quickly shaping up to be an electric one, with yesterday Honda showing off its new CR-Z Concept 2009 hybrid sports... read more September 30, 2009 by


 
2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak

First Look At Jaguar XJ 'Limo-Green' Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Jaguar is well underway with the launch of its 2010 XJ sedan and despite the company’s financial hardship the car is still on track for a debut in the second half of... read more September 10, 2009 by


 
Audi USA CEO Johan de Nysschen

Audi USA President Explains Chevy Volt 'Idiots' Comment

It's a pretty rare thing to hear the president of a major corporation speak their mind in public. But Audi of America's Johan de Nysschen did just that recently, and got... read more September 4, 2009 by


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Cell Plus concept car

Mercedes-Benz Brings Back BlueZERO Concepts For Frankfurt Auto Show

  Though most of the world associates green with environmentally-friendly technologies, Mercedes-Benz and a few others use the color blue to denote their ecologically... read more September 3, 2009 by


 
Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid Makes Public Driving Debut At Laguna Seca

Fisker Automotive's long awaited plug-in hybrid Karma sedan had previously only ever been seen in its complete production-ready form in photographs and at car shows, but for... read more August 17, 2009 by


 
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2011 Chevrolet Volt Expects 230mpg EPA City Rating

Fans of the Chevrolet Volt have followed its development closely, but few even of the faithful expected to see numbers as big as the ones coming out of General Motors today... read more August 11, 2009 by


 
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Buick's Second New Crossover Aveo-Sized?

This morning's announcement from GM on a future Buick plug-in hybrid confirmed the presence of a second crossover vehicle--and according to one industry source, it's not just... read more August 6, 2009 by


 
Aptera 2e interior sketch teaser

Aptera releases teaser sketch for 2e interior

In March of last year, Aptera announced it had done all the development necessary to head to production, and that all it needed was to move into acquiring the right equipment... read more July 29, 2009 by


 
2009 Dodge Circuit EV

Dodge exec: Circuit EV headed for production

Chrysler intends to launch its first all-electric model by next year according to a recent interview with Lou Rhodes, Chrysler's ENVI division president, and unlike its... read more July 21, 2009 by


 
Volkswagen electric car

Report: Karmann survives on electric car lifeline from VW

German independent vehicle manufacturer Karmann shut its doors for the last time late last month as the company heads into bankruptcy but the move may not be final according... read more July 9, 2009 by


 
 

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