Ford extends Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van trial to Cologne

Green Car Congress

Ford will begin commercial trials of the plug-in hybrid Transit Van in Cologne, Germany. This will extend to a third European city research into the use of plug-in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips.

2018 103

Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

Green Car Reports

That puts it in the hunt with other plug-in hybrid small hatchbacks and crossover vehicles. Plug-In HybridsNew documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its EPA estimate. The California documents, first obtained by Autoblog, show specific all-electric range ratings of 25.65 miles.

2018 87

National Plug In Day(s), Sept 28-29

Electric Cars are for Girls

National Plug In Day is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today''s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

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Plug in Prius

Electric Cars are for Girls

Waiting for Toyota to build you a plug in Prius? You don't have to wait! Canadian Andrew Bell had his Prius converted for about 4K, including all parts and labor

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: video road test

Green Car Reports

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a new plug-in version of the fourth-generation Prius hybrid launched last year. It succeeds the previous Prius Plug-In Hybrid, but it's a much better—and considerably more electric—vehicle than that discontinued model.

2016 111

Subaru introducing its first plug-in hybrid in US; Crosstrek Hybrid

Green Car Congress

Subaru Corporation is introducing its first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, in the US. The Crosstrek has become the brand’s third-best-selling model in America since its debut six years ago. Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 111

BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

BMW is the latest automaker to eliminate diesels from its lineup and focus on plug-in hybrids and electric cars. We're putting all our eggs in the PHEV basket," said BMW spokesman Alexander Schmuck. BMW currently sells five plug-in hybrid models. Plug-In HybridsA BMW spokesman told Green Car Reports on Tuesday that it will drop diesels from its lineup for 2019.

2018 87

Commentary: How the media may have punctured plug-in hybrids' balloon

Green Car Reports

Plug-in hybrids can offer most of the environmental benefits of long-range electric cars with less cost for giant batteries or range worries. As he concluded in his post wrapping up nine years of editing Green Car Reports. plug-in carsSo why don't they sell better? As our esteemed former editor John Voelcker regularly noted, consumers just don't get them.

2018 85

Market launch of Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell fuel cell plug-in hybrid

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz has handed over the first GLC F-CELL ( earlier post ) vehicles to selected customers in the German market. kWh/100 km) features both fuel cells and a battery drive which can be charged externally using plug-in technology. The fuel cell system is not in operation.

2018 115

FIRST-EVER plug-in prius! Really?

Plugs and Cars

A story on Toyota's announcement that an ordering system for the plug-in prius will be coming later this year prompted me to check out the site. THE FIRST-EVER prius plug-in hybrid," it says. Ask any of the hundreds of individuals and fleets driving around in prius converted to have plug-in capability. It's not even Toyota's first plug-in prius. Surely there's a market for their plug-in hybrid.

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Commentary: Plug-in hybrids shouldn't just be California compliance cars

Green Car Reports

Plug-In Hybrids CARB MPGe Subaru Crosstrek HybridWith 17 miles of all-electric range, all-wheel drive, and a rugged-hatchback body style, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid could be the perfect entry point for a lot of buyers who'd like to get started driving on electric power. Electric-car advocates, who've already moved on to one of several longer-range fully electric vehicles, and see EVs with large.

2018 74

Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

Green Car Reports

As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stationsWell, that's. interesting. The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging.

2018 87

Cummins debuts PowerDrive plug-in-hybrid system; both series and parallel capabilities

Green Car Congress

unveiled PowerDrive, a suite of plug-in hybrid electric powertrain solutions spanning light-, medium- and heavy-duty applications, at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show. It operates as a hybrid in either series or parallel configuration modes. Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 119

Peugeot presents its plug-in hybrid gasoline systems for 3008 and 508

Green Car Congress

Peugeot is introducing gasoline plug-in hybrid systems for the Peugeot 3008 and 508 and 508 SW engines. The PureTech engine is combined with the new e-EAT8 8-speed automatic transmission (Electric Efficient Automatic Transmission - 8 speeds), specific to Peugeot PLUG-IN HYBRID engines.

2018 108

FCA announces production Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid in Italy

Green Car Reports

Jeep said Monday that it laid the groundwork to begin production of a plug-in hybrid version of its small Renegade at the factory in southern Italy where it's produced alongside the Fiat 500X. The model is expected to go on sale in early 2020, though it's not clear whether it is intended for the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

Green Car Reports

For several years, the Chevrolet Volt was the sole plug-in hybrid with electric range notably above 20 miles—though it became clear Chevy never figured out how to market its virtues to the public at large. Now it has a strong competitor in the form of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, a mid-size sedan with five seats and a rated 48. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2018 68

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

Green Car Reports

Mercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more electric driving range than previous efforts. Plug-In HybridsIt will arrive late next year and will be based on a redesigned version of the mid-size GLE SUV arriving with gas power next spring. The company didn't release.

2018 77

Mercedes-Benz plans to expand lineup of more capable plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz announced plans Wednesday improve the range and capability of its plug-in hybrids and to bring the flexible powertrain to more models. It also introduced a new brand name to designate its plug-in hybrid models: EQ Power. The EQ Power designation will appear alongside the company's new EQ line of all-electric cars in Mercedes. Plug-In Hybrids

2018 74

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid first drive review

Green Car Reports

Some plug-in hybrid models are easily distinguishable from the rest of the cars their maker sells. Others, like the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, are all but invisible. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt takes a sharp eye to see the charging port door on the left-front fender or the trim and badging differences that distinguish it from a garden-variety Niro Hybrid. We spent 500.

2017 72

New 7th Gen of BMW 3 Series also to have plug-in hybrid option

Green Car Congress

BMW unveiled the new seventh-generation 3 Series at the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris; market launch is from 9 March 2019. Intelligent all-wheel drive will be available from launch in the BMW 320d xDrive Sedan (fuel consumption combined: 4.8 – 4.5 Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 94

BMW introducing new X5 plug-in hybrid in Europe in 2019, US in 2020

Green Car Congress

The BMW X5 xDrive40e, introduced in 2015, was the first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand. BMW will introduce a new X5 plug-in hybrid, the BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance, in Europe in 2019, to be followed by a US model in 2020.

2018 96

Corn Belt Mayor Plugs In

Plugs and Cars

GreenOptions blog reports that Mayor RT Rybak of Minneapolis is now driving a plug-in hybrid. He recognizes that plug-in cars, already cleaner than hybrids or ethanol vehicles and cheaper to fuel, can get even cleaner as the electricity gets greener.

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Mercedes-Benz bringing series of 3rd-generation plug-in hybrids to market; EQ Power, gasoline or diesel; C-, E- and S-Class

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz is delivering the first new third-generation plug-in hybrids—labelled EQ Power—to customers now and over the coming months. Mercedes-Benz is initially using this type of powertrain in the C-Class, E-Class and S-Class. Diesel Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 130

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

Green Car Reports

They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world's best-known, and best-selling, hybrid car. Videos Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars

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@LATimes The Real News Is The More Expensive Gasoline Is The More Electric Cars Get Sold. #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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2018 130

Best deals on electric, plug-in, and hybrid cars for November 2018

Green Car Reports

With the new 2019 model year in full swing, and the holidays around the corner, a lot of consumers are looking for new cars. That means the deals aren't quite as good as they were in August and September when dealers and automakers were trying to clear out old inventory in preparation for the new models. Plug-In Hybrids deals

2018 72

Plug-in Subaru, Toyota hybrids, changes at the top: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

What new model gets the highest gas mileage of any SUV without a plug? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending November 23, 2018. EPA plug-in cars Tesla SuperchargerWhich electric automaker will get a new Chairman? With the Thanksgiving holiday this was a short week, with only three days of full coverage from.

2018 65

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid first drive

Green Car Reports

There's a new plug-in hybrid in town, and it could expand the audience for cars that provide useful electric range for daily driving while retaining an efficient gasoline engine for longer trips. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is the third and most important model in the Clarity lineup, which already includes the hydrogen Fuel Cell model as. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 67

BMW crosses sales of 100,000 plug-in electric cars

Green Car Reports

Almost exactly three years after the European launch of the i3 electric car in November 2013, BMW has reached a notable milestone in its electrification efforts. The German automaker says it has delivered 100,000 plug-in cars over the past three years. That figure encompasses both battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars BMW i

2016 87

Workhorse expands $1,000 preorders for plug-in hybrid pickup from fleets to public for $1,000

Green Car Reports

After $300 million in claimed fleet preorders for its plug-in hybrid pickup truck, Workhorse will open its order books for everyone to claim a spot in the production schedule. Trucks Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle Workhorse TrucksThe Workhorse W-15 will be the first publicly available vehicle from a company that began its electrification journey more than 10 years ago. It features 80 miles of.

2018 86

2019 Lincoln Aviator crossover to include plug-in hybrid version

Green Car Reports

On Wednesday, it will draw back the veil from one of the several new SUVs that it hopes will power its growth not only in North America but more. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in carsFord's premium brand, Lincoln, has started to take on a new confidence, with far more luxurious vehicles and high-end trim levels and vehicles that are more than just restyled mass-market products.

2018 65

Conference confirms plug-in fever

Plugs and Cars

Once again, a conference on plug-in cars. Coming on the heels of the Google/Brookings event in Washington, D.C., Plug-in 2008 in San Jose, California witnessed a noon-time address by new heavy-weight convert, Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel. One week earlier, former Vice President Al Gore issued his well-received challenge to make the American grid 100% renewable in ten years. No plug?

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New Subaru Crosstrek plug-in hybrid coming for 2019

Green Car Reports

Subaru announced Friday that its long-awaited Crosstrek plug-in hybrid will go on sale as a 2019 model. Patent and Trademark office, leading to speculation that the name could be applied to the expected plug-in hybrid version of the Crosstrek. California CARB plug-in carsLast month, Car and Driver reported that Subaru filed the trademark name Evoltis with the U.S.

2018 67

Can Honda break through buyer confusion about plug-in hybrids?

Green Car Reports

With the launch of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid sedan, the Chevrolet Volt now has its first serious competition among long-range plug-in hybrids. Honda says it may sell about the same number of plug-in Claritys. Advertising Marketing Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 63

Polluting Posers With Pickup Trucks Make Greedy Carmakers Rich And Don’t See The Fossil Free Future Coming #JoeTakesOnTheNews

Creative Greenius

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2018 130

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid starts at $34,290 with 47-mile range

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will start at a recommended price of $34,290 including delivery, making it the least expensive plug-in hybrid sedan on the market this year. Honda says it will go on sale December 1, and it will be offered at all Honda dealers in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2017 71

2018 Mercedes-Benz C350e: plug-in hybrid luxury sedan driven

Green Car Reports

It's been two and a half years since we drove the plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan at its San Francisco launch event. It took a while for the car to go on sale in the U.S., which it did in January 2017. Now we've had a chance to spend a weekend with the Mercedes-Benz C350e and get a sense of what it's like to live with in. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2018 65

Plug-in electric car sales for Mar: Leaf beats Bolt EV, plug-in hybrids beat electrics

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid again took the crown among plug-in electric cars whose makers report monthly sales. A total of 2,132 Volts were sold in March, bringing its three-month sales to 5,563 units, higher than any other car with a plug over the same period. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 66

How Much Do Plug-In Hybrids Plug In? Volt Has Most Electric Miles, Data Shows

Green Car Reports

It's one of the big unknowns about plug-in hybrids: How much do they actually get plugged in? Battery-electric cars have to plug in to remain usable, but plug-in hybrids and range-extended electric vehicles don't. And while some makers--most notably Chevrolet and Ford--happily release data showing that their drivers plug in more than expected. Plug-In Hybrids Department of Energy U.S.

2015 84

BMW 530e next-generation plug-in hybrid sedan: photos, details

Green Car Reports

The BMW 5-Series has always slotted between the Bavarian maker's high-volume 3-Series and full-size 7-Series in size and price. But while BMW currently offers plug-in hybrid versions of those two sedans, it doesn't yet do so with the 5-Series (although it did show one several years ago as part of a Chinese joint venture). Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2016 86

Plug-in hybrid next-generation Mini Countryman teased before launch

Green Car Reports

The next generation Mini Countryman crossover utility vehicle will be the brand's first model to offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Its parent company BMW has released teaser images confirming an upcoming production plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars MINI Countryman plug-in carsWhile it did not specifically say the model was a Countryman, the camouflaged prototype being driven by Mini.

2016 79

California removes limit on carpool access for plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

Of California's many incentives for green cars, one of the most popular is solo access to the state's carpool lanes for drivers of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and certain other vehicles. carpool Plug-In Hybrids California incentives plug-in cars transportation policy

2016 87

Plug in Prius 2

Electric Cars are for Girls

Waiting for Toyota to build you a plug in Prius? Canadian Andrew Bell had his Prius converted for about 4K, including all parts and labor. Part 2 of interview

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