Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid plug-in all-electric range revealed

2019 Subaru CrosstrekNew documents reveal that the upcoming 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid will have about 25 miles of all-electric range, according to its EPA estimate. That puts it in the hunt with other plug-in hybrid small hatchbacks and crossover vehicles. The California documents, first obtained by Autoblog, show specific all-electric range ratings of 25.65 miles...

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

2018 Nissan LeafWith the new 2019 model year in full swing, and the holidays around the corner, a lot of consumers are looking for new cars. That means the deals aren't quite as good as they were in August and September when dealers and automakers were trying to clear out old inventory in preparation for the new models. Some prices have gone up and discounts...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLEMercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more than 60 miles of electric range. It will arrive late next year and will be based on a redesigned version of the mid-size GLE SUV arriving with gas power next spring. The company didn't release many other...

Mercedes-Benz plans to expand lineup of more capable plug-in hybrids

2019 Mercedes-Benz S560eMercedes-Benz announced plans Wednesday improve the range and capability of its plug-in hybrids and to bring the flexible powertrain to more models. It also introduced a new brand name to designate its plug-in hybrid models: EQ Power. The EQ Power designation will appear alongside the company's new EQ line of all-electric cars in Mercedes...

FCA announces production Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid in Italy

2019 Jeep RenegadeJeep said Monday that it laid the groundwork to begin production of a plug-in hybrid version of its small Renegade at the factory in southern Italy where it's produced alongside the Fiat 500X. The model is expected to go on sale in early 2020, though it's not clear whether it is intended for the U.S. Jeep did not immediately respond for comment on...

One size won’t fit all for future Kia EVs

2019 Kia Niro EVFor an automaker that’s pitching itself toward the fun side of the Hyundai Motor Group, the tone for the automaker’s sizable electric push soon sounds altogether like pants. “It’s all about what fits,” said Michael Winkler, director of powertrains for Kia in Europe. By the end of next year, Kia will offer in the U.S...

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for September 2018

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In HybridThis month's best deals list includes a newcomer among plug-in hybrids. That could be a great thing for buyers who want the best deal along with the latest technologies. Our partners at CarsDirect.com, now focus the list of best deals on models that are widely available, not "compliance cars" available only in token quantities in select locations...