Hybrid Honda SUV? We Keep Hoping!

Hybrid SUV Blog

Does Honda know that many thousands of people are patiently waiting for them to announce their first hybrid SUV? Way back in September of 2007 we reported that the most popular green sport utility search was “honda hybrid suv&# - ahead of Toyota, Lexus, Ford, and Saturn - despite the fact that little to no mention of one had ever been made by Honda Motors. Even while SUVs dominated the U.S. If we do someday get a Honda hybrid SUV, I hope the name is unique.

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Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

Green Car Congress

Buoyed by the US government’s CARS (“Cash for Clunkers”) program, US auto sales slowed their decline in the US in July, dropping on 12.1% Light truck sales were led by the RAV4 compact SUV with best-ever July sales of 15,912 units, up 32.5% Some highlights: The all-new redesigned Prius mid-size gas-electric hybrid posted best-ever July sales of 19,173 units, up 29.7% Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids. Click to enlarge.

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Diesel Hybride Elektrisch Autos Von Deutschland

Hybrid SUV Blog

BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Porsche are hedging their pure diesel bets by adding hybrid-electric vehicles and pondering diesel-electric hybrids. . Some think that diesel’s 30% mileage advantage over standard fuel makes it far better and more convenient than standard gas-electric hybrid SUVs and cars. German automakers, who have been leaning toward the diesel side of things, are now starting to show some love to hybrid SUVs and cars as well.

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All I Want For Christmas Is A Prius SUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Christmas is now less than a week away and our writers are gearing up to begin reporting on the changes you will see in the new 2010 and 2011 hybrid SUV models. Well, as crazy as it sounds - it would have to be a Toyota Prius SUV or a Prius crossover vehicle. Even so, I want to make it clear we’ve heard very little from Toyota that would lead us to really believe that Prius SUV’s are coming, not even by Christmas 2010.

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Mitsubishi Plug In hybrid SUV To Be Sold In The U.S. In 2013

All Cars Electric

It was recently announced that the Mitsubishi PX-MiEV, a plug in gas/electric hybrid vehicle that debuted at the Tokyo Auto Show as a concept vehicle and was recently presented at the LA Auto Show, will be modified for production and actually go on sale in north America sometime within the next four years.

China and the Electric Car | Autos | Smart Spending | Mainstreet

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Although thundering trucks and SUVs still crowd U.S. Even billionaire investor Warren Buffett is betting on the market for more fuel efficient and electric vehicles, including those made in China. The Promise China announced new efforts early this month to become one of the world’s top manufacturers of hybrid and electric cars within the next three years, which could mean a significant challenge to the electric car efforts undertaken by struggling U.S.

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Canoo Pickup, Kia EV6, Honda and Mini EV Plans: EV Week in Review – Mar 9-15

EV Adoption

The reveals of the Canoo pickup and Kia EV6 have heads turning and yet another automaker, BMW-owned Mini this time announced plans that it would only produce battery-electric vehicles from 2030. Mini will only produce battery-electric vehicles from 2030, the people said.

2013 Ford Escape Review

Hybrid SUV Blog

Ford is increasing its commitment to fuel-efficient SUVs by discontinuing the production of the Ford Escape Hybrid, one of the most popular hybrid SUV’s on the market. The gas-only 2013 Ford Escape represents a shift in philosophy at Ford. The company is still strongly committed to producing hybrid and electric vehicles. The older model was your typical SUV shape – boxy. 2013 Ford Escape.

Luxurious Hybrid Cadillac Lacks Nothing

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Escalade offers all the benefits (interior space, power, seating and towing capacity) of a full-sized gasoline-powered SUV, but boosts the fuel economy with an assist from a pair of electric motors. You can also add luxurious to the list of adjectives for this SUV. The interior is bundled with many standard features that would be considered luxury add-ons with other SUV lines. This nearly 6,000 pound SUV gets 20 mpg city, 23 mpg highway.

Luxurious Hybrid Cadillac Lacks Nothing

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Escalade offers all the benefits (interior space, power, seating and towing capacity) of a full-sized gasoline-powered SUV, but boosts the fuel economy with an assist from a pair of electric motors. You can also add luxurious to the list of adjectives for this SUV. The interior is bundled with many standard features that would be considered luxury add-ons with other SUV lines. This nearly 6,000 pound SUV gets 20 mpg city, 23 mpg highway.

Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

Hybrid SUV Blog

That is until now, with the Los Angeles Auto Show in full swing and more than 50 hybrid and alternative vehicles on display this week (see the list below), red green Cayenne talk is once again heating up. Porsche first came out with the Cayenne SUV in 2002 and in 2003 they brought it to the U.S. litre twin-supercharged V6 engine alongside a 52 horse electric motor, a 288 volt nickel metal hydride battery, all directed by an 8 speed automatic transmission.

China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

My Gasgoo Sign in | Join Now | Help Automotive News A Leading Portal for China Auto Industry Make it my homepage Favorite Contact Us Home China News Global News Commentary Interview Blog Data Suppliers Gallery Thursday, April 23, 2009 Home » Automotive News » Commentary » News detail Email This Story Welcome to our registration page. Among the most notable: a gas-electric hybrid Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Chrysler developing electric sports.

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Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Ryan Fulcher of Seattle Electric Auto Association, April 2006 CalCars and Maker Faire team ("PriusBlue" EAA-PHEV method later modified by Manzanita Micro as "PiPrius" testbed) King County, WA Contact Ryan Fulcher at webguy2007(at)eaa-phev(dot)org. Pacific Gas & Electric/Bay Area Air Quality Management District, "Sparky," by EnergyCS, July 2006 (San Francisco County, CA) Contact sxtg@. San Diego Gas & Electric , Prius by Green Gears (San Diego, CA) July, 2007.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Shifted earlier focus to all-electric Focus in 2011 with Magna.

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