Mitsubishi’s PlugIn ElectricSUV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Many hybrid cars and SUVs are developed for sale in a specific country or perhaps two. Mitsubishi is looking to change this pattern with a new hybrid SUV slated for availability in 2013. According to the company, the vehicle is part of a new Mitsubishi strategy to build cars that can be sold globally rather than for specific markets. The engine works with two electric motors and includes batteries for storing electricity.

Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

So youll have a cleaner, cheaper, quieter car for your local travel, and the gas tank is always there should you need to drive longer distances. Lifetime service costs are lower for a vehicle that is mainly electric. For people looking for the most effective way to end our addiction to oil, PHEVs have made sense because carmakers can build them now, with todays technology and using todays infrastructure. Why Pay More for a PHEV?

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Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

Green Car Congress

The report, Plug-In Electric Vehicles: A Practical Plan for Progress , examines public policies toward PEVs, taking into account the promise and limitations of PEVs, recent improvements in battery technology, market dynamics, and the proliferation of policies around the world that promote the use of PEVs. Bill Ford on the prospects for EVs. “We don’t know [about market acceptance], but one thing we do know is the technology is ready for prime time.

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VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , SMART , Tesla Motors , USA , Daimler VIDEO: Driving a Tesla-powered Smart by Domenick Yoney on Apr 24th 2009 at 2:09PM Tesla-powered smart fortwo Click above for a hi-res gallery When Tesla launched its amazing Model S a while back, it wasnt the only Tesla-powered machine supplying rides to attendees. 15 days ago AutoblogGreen for 03.31.09 I wish the thing was for sale as-is.

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Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Subscribe Green News Events Manufacturers Region New Cars Used Cars Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Chrysler , Dodge , AutoblogGreen Exclusive , SAE World Congress Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day by Sebastian Blanco on Apr 22nd 2009 at 7:48PM Two months ago we went for a ride in the Dodge Circuit EV. We got to spend about 15 minutes in the car with John Myers, who works for Chryslers ENVI and was project lead on the Dodge Circuit EV.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Skip to Content Budget travel destinations for 2009 Autoblog AOL Autos Green Daily Gadling Engadget AutoblogGreen Autoblog Green Web Images Video News Local More → x Jobs Mapquest Movies Music Personals Shopping Travel Yellow Pages Send us a tip Contact us Advertise Corrections/Problems? Postal Service Minivan - Click above for high-res gallery Chrysler is celebrating Earth Day today by unveiling the first four of what will be a fleet of 250 battery-powered minivans for the U.S.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

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. Weve kept the summary table below generally up-to-date for passenger PHEVs, but not for BEVs, motorcycles or larger vehicles like buses and trucks. 1,000 pre-orders for small production runs in 2009 and 2010starting 4th quarter 2009. See Chevy Volt for latest.

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