FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to build power electronics module for first plug-in hybrid Jeep

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FCA US has awarded the production of the power electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to its Toledo Machining Plant. The Power Electronics module is packaged in a protective structure under the vehicle between the exhaust and the prop shaft.

2018 88

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

Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

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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

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

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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 72

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid price drops by $1,350

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The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid may cost car shoppers less, the company announced last week. It comes in the same two trim levels as before. The Sonata Plug-in. Plug-In Hybrids PricingThe price drop on base models will save buyers $1,350 on 2018 models, which should help the car attract more customers. Base models will start at $33,350, including destination.

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover plug-in hybrid pricing starts at $96,145

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As we learned yesterday, that lineup will include plug-in hybrid and electric versions of its small Evoque crossover SUV. Now the company has released pricing for its largest, most luxurious plug-in hybrid, the Range Rover P400e. Plug-In HybridsBy 2024, Land Rover will have a whole new lineup of hybrid and electric luxury SUVs. Both will join the Range Rover.

2018 59

2019 Lincoln Aviator crossover to include plug-in hybrid version

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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 67

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid first drive

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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 70

Hyundai lowers entry price, bumps all-electric range on new 2018 Sonata Plug-In Hybrid

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Hyundai has lowered the price and slightly increased the all-electric range of the refreshed 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV). 27 miles in the outgoing model). The starting price for the 2018 Sonata Hybrid Plug-In is $33,250, a $1,350 reduction from the 2017 model.

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

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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 74

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

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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

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

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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 67

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

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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

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

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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

2016 112

How many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid? Readers respond

Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports readers and Twitter followers are clearly fired up when it comes to plug-in hybrids. When we asked in last week's Twitter poll how many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid, we got two to three times our usual responses. We asked the question because plug-in hybrids come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and capabilities. plug-in cars Polls

2018 63

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

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Diesels Plug-In Hybrids dealsThis month, green-car buyers can find some screaming deals. These aren't just local programs or restricted to California buyers, either. As always, our list of deals comes from our partners at CarsDirect. This month, they have focused on deals available nationwide and on cars that are more shoppers can find (unlike, for example, the VW e-Golf, of.

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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

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Plug in Prius

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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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The 7 best plug-in cars for students going back to school

Green Car Reports

Today's environmentally conscious students are thinking more about the environment in the choices they make. They still need to get around, but they may be less likely to accept the price of doing so in a car with a tailpipe spewing pollution and greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere. Plug-In Hybrids back to school

2018 62

BMW will have 25 electric cars, plug-in hybrid models by 2025

Green Car Reports

The last 12 to 18 months have seen a slew of global automakers promising rafts of new plug-in electric vehicles on sale by deadlines set several years into the future. Working to move past its worldwide diesel-emission scandal, for instance, VW Group has promised 30 battery-electric models on sale by 2025—the majority of them likely in. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Platform Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 79

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

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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 67

Follow-up: In the end, I bought a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

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In an article last fall, I reached out the GCR readers for a suggestion for what plug-in vehicle I should buy to complement my 84-mile range 2015 Nissan LEAF. Buying plug-in carsThe new vehicle, my wife’s car, had to handle a 16 mile daily commute, occasional 300 mile trips to Vermont (a place of few DC fast chargers), and be less than $40,000. Readers.

2018 77

Which Honda Clarity would you buy: electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell? Take our poll

Green Car Reports

While the Accord is available as a conventional hybrid, the Clarity sedan will encompass three models: a battery electric with 89-mile range, a 48-mile plug-in hybrid, and a fuel-cell. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) PollsHonda has adopted an unusual strategy with its Clarity, creating a whole new model for its green car, separate from its mainstream midsized sedan, the Accord.

2018 68

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.

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The first Volt from GM was also a plug-in hybrid, but it was built in 1980

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Electric Auto Corporation receives that distinction for their car built in 1980, at the height of America's second gas crisis. It built the Silver Volt, a plug-in hybrid based on a contemporary Buick station wagon—16 years before the GM EV1. Plug-In HybridsChevrolet's Volt wasn't the original, or even the first Volt from GM. CHECK OUT: Modern electric cars.

2018 63

UPS says 50 Workhorse plug-in hybrid trucks cost no more than regular delivery vans

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Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle fleet Workhorse Trucks UPSFor almost a decade, commercial-fleet managers have acknowledged that electric truck are much cheaper to run per mile than the diesel equivalents they now use. But justifying the purchase of electric trucks has been a challenge because their upfront costs have been considerably higher. That may now have changed, according to no less a fleet.

2018 74

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

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

2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid SUV: first drive review

Green Car Reports

But what is the aristocracy to do when its high-end luxury SUVs are banned from city streets in central London? Enter the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid SUV, the brand’s first proper plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsNo doubt the hoi polloi are prepared for emissions-free vehicle zones, what with their bicycles and their little electric cars.

2018 72

Cumulative plug-in vehicle sales topped 500K units in US in September

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Cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles in the US topped 500,000 units in September, according to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric vehicle sales have been accelerating in 2016. Monthly and cumulative PEV sales in the US.

2016 139

Hitachi, Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE testing plug-in vehicles as renewable energy storage for office buildings

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Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE are partnered in a project to explore the potential for electric vehicles to act as a means of energy storage for an office building. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging V2XHitachi Europe Ltd.,

2018 106

2019 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets 25 miles from revised battery

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carmaker to sell a hybrid-electric vehicle, as well as the second to offer a plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsFord was the first U.S. But since 2013, the carmaker hasn't released a single new electrified vehicle—including battery-electric cars as well as the two types of hybrids. Now, Ford has released details of its slightly updated 2019 Ford Fusion.

2018 67

BMW, Mercedes to offer wireless-charging options for plug-in hybrids next year

Green Car Reports

Every one of the modern electric cars on the market for almost seven years requires plugging in a cord to recharge the battery using grid electricity. But soon there will be another option: wireless charging, in which the car is positioned over.

2017 83

Hyundai Ioniq, Sonata plug-in hybrids available anywhere in U.S.

Green Car Reports

Some manufacturers only offer their plug-in hybrid models in certain markets, even as hybrid models are now generally offered nationwide. Like electric cars, plug-in hybrid sales are sometimes limited to markets deemed suitably friendly to these types of vehicles by their makers. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

2017 74

Hyundai introduces 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at Chicago Auto Show

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Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2018 Hybrid and Plug-in will be produced in Asan, Korea, with Hybrid availability in the first quarter of 2018 and Plug-in availability in the second quarter of 2018.

2018 99

Volvo reveals new V60 wagon with two plug-in hybrid variants: 340 hp or 390 hp

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The V60 comes with two plug-in hybrid powertrain options: the new T6 Twin Engine AWD gasoline plug-in hybrid that generates a combined 340 hp or the T8 Twin Engine AWD gasoline plug-in hybrid that delivers 390 hp. Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 99

Plug-in electric car sales in Feb higher than Jan lows, still in winter doldrums

Green Car Reports

Sales of plug-in electric cars tend to be lower during the winter months, unlike the rest of the market, and February was little exception to that rule. After a whiz-bang December that took 2017 sales to their highest-ever number—just under 200,000 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles sold in the U.S.—January sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2018 65

Volkswagen unveils third-generation Touareg SUV in China; plug-in hybrid drive this year

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Volkswagen held the world premiere of its new, third-generation Touareg SUV in China—its largest market. Volkswagen will be offering the Touareg with a new plug-in hybrid drive (270 kW/367 PS system power) in China initially. Volkswagen in China: SUVs.

2018 105

2017 Toyota Prius Prime: first drive of new plug-in hybrid

Green Car Reports

In fact, with an EPA-rated range of 25 miles (more than projected) and energy efficiency so high—at 124 MPGe—that it matches the BMW i3 with all its whizzy advanced technology, it’s a very viable plug-in hybrid choice. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in HybridThe 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a considerably better car than a few electric-car fans had feared.

2016 87

Electric-car pioneer Paul Scott looks back on 15 years of plugging in

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was unaware that modern electric cars got their start in California between 1996 and 2002. History EV1 plug-in cars Who Killed the Electric Car? Plug-in AmericaMost of the U.S. Many of the earliest owners and EV advocates from those days remain involved 20 years later, though their names may be familiar only to a small group of activists. One of those people is Paul Scott, who's been part of several important.

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