December 20, 2017
Honda plans to relaunch its Insight gasoline-electric hybrid as a 2019 model powered by the company's new two-motor hybrid system as a larger five-passenger sedan, Honda announced.
December 18, 2017
Toyota has set a goal to sell 5.5 million electrified vehicles by 2030, including 1 million zero-emission vehicles fitted with non-gasoline powertrains, the company has announced.
December 15, 2017
Vehicles from Hyundai, Chevrolet, BMW, and Volvo rank among the most fuel-efficient cars in their respective classes.
December 14, 2017
The total cost of owning hybrid vehicles compared to their gasoline counterparts improved in 2017 with 40% of the models studied in Vincentric's annual analysis having a lower TCO, according to the firm.
December 7, 2017
Verizon has replaced 234 of its gas-powered vans in New York City with hybrid-electric vans using XL Hybrids technology, to support the city's clean energy goal to cut greenhouse gas emissions 40% by 2030.
November 14, 2017
Ford is phasing out its hybrid and plug-in hybrid C-Max models, and will focus on a new generation of electrified vehicles that will be developed by its internal Team Edison, the company has confirmed.
November 3, 2017
The 2017 Hyundai Hybrid aced all five Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crashworthiness tests, including the driver-side small overlap crash test, and qualified for the IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award. Video courtesy of IIHS/YouTube. For the full story, click here.
The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Elantra GT and Santa Fe Sport all qualify for 2017 Top Safety Pick+ awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
October 23, 2017
The recall, which includes hybrid vehicles, covers more than 443,000 Sonata sedans in the 2011-2015 model years.
October 2, 2017
Ford has begun coordinating the development of its electrified vehicle initiative by setting up an internal team known as "Team Edison" as it begins rolling out 13 electrified vehicles in the next five years, according to a company spokesperson.
Unilever has committed to converting its entire fleet to be battery-electric or hybrid-electric by 2030, which is part of the organizations commitment to encouraging commitments on electric transport.
September 26, 2017
Toyota will invest $373.8 million in five assembly plants to support production of its first American-made hybrid powertrain that will make its debut in the Highlander Hybrid, the automaker announced.
XL Hybrids will begin producing its XL3R hybrid electric drive system for 2018 Ford Super Duty F-250 pickups in the first quarter of 2018, the vehicle modifier told Heavy Duty Trucking in an exclusive interview.
September 9, 2017
The recall covers 1,121 2017 model-year Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid mid-size SUVs.
August 13, 2017
A new “eHighway," which will allow specially equipped hybrid trucks to access electric power via an overhead trolley-type system, will be built on a 10-kilometer stretch of autobahn in Germany.
July 24, 2017
Fleets using the gasoline-electric hybrid platform from Boston-based XL Hybrids, Inc. across a variety of industries are seeing a 20% reduction in carbon-dioxide emissions and an up to 25% increase in miles per gallon, according to the company.
July 22, 2017
The recall, tied to misassembled front drive shafts, affects 671 vehicles in the 2016 model year.
July 14, 2017
Honda is redesigning its Accord mid-size sedan, and hybrid variant, for 2018 by adding a 10-speed transmission and reworking the exterior design with a sportback-style rear roof and reworked front end.
June 20, 2017
The 2017 Kia Niro is a gasoline-electric hybrid that seemingly appeals to buyers of subcompact SUVs, as well as those hearts and minds with a greener hue.
June 19, 2017
Kia's 2017 Niro gasoline-electric hybrid is a subcompact crossover that offers an impressive fuel economy rating (50 mpg in combined driving) at an entry price ($23,495) that undercuts many of its competitors. Read more here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
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