Category Archives: Hybrid

2017 Suzuki S-Cross Facelift Revealed

Revealed in Hungary, the Suzuki S-Cross will be getting some new upgrades along with the 1.4-litre BoosterJet petrol engine Suzuki showcased the updated S-Cross and made its global debut in Hungary. This carmaker has begun the production of its updated crossover, which is likely to be revealed at the upcoming 2016 Paris Motor Show. The […]

2016 Toyota Prius Review – Video

There’s something to be said for having the world’s most established electrified car, and Toyota knew it as it launched its fourth-generation 2016 Prius in January this year. The new hybrid’s fuel economy surpasses the 2010-2015 model’s 50 mpg combined EPA rating by as much as 10 percent with a 56 mpg “Two Eco” version, […]

PSA Peugeot Citroen Lays out Plans for All Electric and Plug-in Hybrid Models

PSA Peugeot Citroen will be rolling out two platforms with vehicles in 2019 powered by gasoline, diesel, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains. Both of the two new global platforms will first appear in DS luxury models. PSA Group will at first be rolling out an all-electric luxury model that can drive 279 miles per charge […]

Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Road Test – Video

Source By hybridcars… A few years ago the notion of a “luxury performance hybrid” may have seemed contradictory, but now numerous automakers are going in this direction and among them, Infiniti’s Q50 Hybrid is a car that stands out. Launched last year as a new model and named with the brand’s new “Q” nomenclature arriving with […]

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Review – Video

Source By hybridcars… Since its sales launch last November, the RAV4 Hybrid has hit the ground running as a bit of a niche product that’s arguably value priced. This year through March it has been America’s second-best selling hybrid vehicle aside from the perennial chart topper – its established sibling, the Prius. In the process it […]

BMW X5 plug-in hybrid, Mercedes-Benz pickup, one-off Pagani Huayra: This Week’s Top Photos

Source By motorauthority… While Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X may get most of the attention in green circles, it’s not the only eco-friendly crossover on sale. BMW’s X5 received a plug-in hybrid option for the 2016 model year and this week we posted our first drive review. 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Another first drive review we […]

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Test Drive Review

Source By hybridcars… Adding a turbocharger to a small displacement four-cylinder engine is becoming a common pairing for car companies wanting to boost both power and fuel mileage. Uncommon on the other hand would be combining that with gasoline-electric hybrid technology, but that’s what Volkswagen did with the Jetta Hybrid. While you won’t see turbo in […]

Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept to Debut at Detroit Auto Show

Source By hybridcars… Volvo will use the 2012 Detroit Auto Show to debut its XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept, a version of the automaker’s crossover fitted with an advanced gas-electric powertrain. Additionally, Volvo has officially confirmed that it will soon launch a production plug-in hybrid vehicle in the US. The XC60 plug-in crossover combines a 280-horsepower, four-cylinder […]

Toyota Speeds Up Plug-In Prius, Chevy Counter-Punches

Source By hybridcars… With multiple mentions at this week’s Democratic presidential convention, public awareness of plug-in hybrid vehicles can only continue to grow. So Toyota’s announcement that it will speed up a previously announced program to offer limited numbers of Prius hybrids that can use grid electricity to recharge a larger battery pack is significant. Toyota […]

Should Automakers Be Glad Toyota Smiles On Hydrogen And Is Tepid Toward Plug-in Hybrids?

Source By hybridcars… Toyota has been critiqued for its championing of a “Hydrogen Society” while all but sidelining battery electric cars, but it is nearly just as unenthusiastic about plug-in hybrids. Last month it introduced a revision to its only plug-in hybrid with no plans for more PHEVs, this month its chairman urged the industry to […]