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The drive for increased fuel economy has given us more gasoline/electric hybrid cars, designed, essentially, to combine engine power and battery power to save fuel. With their forward-thinking design and advanced capabilities, hybrids of today are more numerous and better than ever. Each new year brings new hybrid options.



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2017 Karma Revero teased

While full details won’t be revealed until sometime next month, we now have our first glimpse of the 2017 Karma Revero. If it appears more than a bit familiar, that’s because this plug-in hybrid is heavily based upon the original Fisker Karma that was designed by Henrik Fisker but rolled off of the automotive scene in 2013 when the firm went bankrupt Read more...


Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV intro delayed until next summer

Presented in U.S. trim at the 2016 New York Auto Show, the launch of the new Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid in America has been moved back from this fall to mid-2017. While Mitsubishi’s most fuel-efficient midsize SUV remains Europe’s best-selling plug-in model, getting it into showrooms here has proven to be more of a challenge with what was Read more...


Affordability may be the new watchword as the industry worries that higher car prices may have a big impact on their ability to maintain or grow sales at current rates. According to a recent Kelley Blue Book study on the Income Gap in Purchasing Power, real median income has grown only $1,000 to $53,657 from 1990 to 2014. From 1997 to 2014, the average Read more...


After sitting out a year, the Honda Accord Hybrid returns for 2017 with more power, more standard safety and tech options, and better efficiency. Regarding that last point, Honda asserts it is true in reality if not on paper. The last Accord Hybrid, which joined the lineup only 3 years ago as a 2014 model, touted an EPA rating of Read more...


As the newest member of the 7 Series family, the 2017 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance plug-in hybrid will arrive in showrooms next month with a starting sticker of $90,095. Like the other U.S.-spec 7 Series cars, it’s based on the long-wheelbase chassis. And, as its name implies, this greener and more efficient version of BMW’s flagship 4-door comes with the Read more...


The basic concept that's propelled the Prius to hybrid leadership for two decades worldwide is unchanged: an internal-combustion engine augmented on demand by an elecric motor. But the vehicle built around this poineering hybrid system has changed considerably, as KBB's Micah Muzio explains. More Prius: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime First Review   Read more...


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