Plug-in Hybrids

BMW i8 Drops Its Top In Los Angeles

BMW brought its gorgeous i8 convertible to the Los Angeles auto show and we were there.

Mahindra Eyeing US EV Market. Could Use Pininfarina Or Ssangyong Branding

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.

The Plug-In Hybrids Are Coming! The Plug-In Hybrids Are Coming!

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.

Deep Dive: Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Transaxle (w/ Video)

An hour-long Deep Dive video explaining how the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Transaxle helps to get the hybrid minivan to 84 MPGe!

Power To Run Computers For Autonomous Cars Lowers Range

The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid May Be The Perfect Minivan

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.

Eight Electric Cars, More Plug-ins From Renault By 2022

Groupe Renault plans to have electric and 12 plug-in hybrid models in its lineup by 2022.

Shocking News! Plug-in Hybrid Cars Need To Be Plugged In!

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!

Alt Car Expo Introduces SoCal Residents To EV Culture

The Alt Car Expo in southern California is an annual event that helps EV customers learn about the advantages of electric cars.

All Jaguar Models Will Have An Electric Motor By 2020

Jaguar says every car it makes will be a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or battery electric car starting in 2020. That's not so far away, folks!

Major Automotive Suppliers Pooh Pooh Electric Cars

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.

Volvo XC60 SUVs Will Race Across America To Capture The Eclipse On Video

A fleet of specially equipped Volvo XC60 plug-in hybrid SUVs will chase the coming solar eclipse across America to make a 360 degree virtual reality film about the experience.