Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid

Hybrid/Plug-in HybridBMW i8 to Cease Production Soon
BMW’s current lineup of “i”-branded cars has no future. As previously reported, the fully electric i3 hatchback will not return for a second generation. And now the company has confirmed that the i8 plug-in hybrid sports car is on the way out, as well. More specifically, production will end in …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridKia Sorento Hybrid is Confirmed, but Will it Come Here?
Like most automakers, Kia is putting a lot of emphasis on utility vehicles these days. The all-new Telluride three-row midsize SUV and Niro EV compact crossover hit the market last year, while the sub-compact Seltos was unveiled less than two months ago. Now, what will the next-generation Kia Sorento look …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridJeep to Sell Electrified Vehicles Under “4xe” Badge
In addition to a pair of concepts, FCA will present its newest vehicle electrification technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next week. As the first step in Jeep’s plan to become “the greenest SUV brand in the world” and offer electrification options on all models by …
TokyoMitsubishi Teases Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept for Tokyo
Like several other automakers, Mitsubishi’s future is about electrification and utility vehicles. That said, fans of the Japanese brand in Canada are eagerly waiting for the next step beyond the Outlander PHEV . We’ve seen a series of concepts introduced in recent years, starting with the eX in 2016, then …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridVolvo XC40 T5 Plug-in Hybrid Specs are Announced
Volvo has just announced details and specifications for the upcoming XC40 T5 Twin Engine, the plug-in hybrid variant of its entry-level crossover. With this addition, Volvo becomes the only manufacturer to offer plug-in hybrid options across its entire product range. It also marks the first application of its hybrid technology …
Hybrid/Plug-in Hybrid2020 Lexus NX Cuts Hybrid Price Significantly
The 2020 Lexus NX compact luxury crossover is now on sale across Canada, and while few changes have been made for the new model year, there is one that will definitely please hybrid customers and their wallet. The company slashed the base price of the NX 300h from $51,250 to …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridBMW 530e Gets a New Battery for a Bit More EV Range
Announced in March at the Geneva Motor Show, the new 2020 BMW 530e xDrive plug-in hybrid sedan is coming soon to Canada with standard all-wheel drive and the latest version of the German automaker’s battery cell technology. Battery capacity has increased from 9.2 kWh to 12 kWh even though the …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridEven the Dodge Challenger Hellcat Could Go Hybrid
American muscle cars and models like the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in particular are probably the farthest thing from a gift to Mother Nature. I mean, with over 700 horsepower on tap (just shy of 800 in the case of the Redeye version), FCA’s ultimate performance machine can consume as …
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