Hybrid

Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Plug In’s (HEV and PHEV)

2022 Ford E-Transit electric van gets $43,295 base price, build configuration details 5, May 2021 - The 2022 Ford E-Transit electric van will start at $43,295 when order books open in July, Ford confirmed Tuesday in a press release that also included more details about build configurations and the ordering process. As with most commercial vans, Ford ...
E.V. Buying Guide: What to Know About Models, Batteries, Charging and More 4, May 2021 - Buying an electric car can be exciting and bewildering. Consider what kind of car you want and need and where you will charge.
Chevy Bolt EV battery fix, costly synthetic fuels, BMW-Ford solid-state investment: Today’s Car News 4, May 2021 - Synthetic fuels don’t make sense, argues an environmental group. Ford could ramp up production of EV battery cells by the middle of the decade. And a fix is in at last for the Bolt EV issue that’s kept owners from tapping into full range. T...
China Is Set to Rule Electric Car Production 4, May 2021 - Fueled with money from Wall Street and local officials, automakers plan to build eight million electric cars a year there, more than Europe and North America combined.
Study: Synthetic fuels cost more money and cause more CO2 emissions vs. batteries 4, May 2021 - As buzz around synthetic fuels builds, the Europe-focused environmental group Transport & Environment (T&E) cautions that vehicles burning these supposedly greener fuels may cause more carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions than battery-powered vehicle...
2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EV battery issue has a solution, dealership visit required 4, May 2021 - Owners of certain 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV models have been living with 90% of their battery capacity for months—and 90% of their full driving range—due to concerns over a fire risk relating to the battery. Fortunately that period is nea...
2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EV battery issue has a solution, dealership visit required 4, May 2021 - Owners of certain 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV models have been living with 90% of their battery capacity for months—and 90% of their full driving range—due to concerns over a fire risk relating to the battery. Fortunately that period is nea...
Ford might build batteries as soon as 2025, invests in solid-state innovator with BMW 4, May 2021 - Ford could start manufacturing its own electric-car batteries by 2025, an executive said in a CNBC interview Monday, indicating a change in attitude regarding battery supply at the Blue Oval. The automaker doesn't have the scale justify its own battery...
F-150 Lightning, Citroën EV in America, Apricale fuel-cell hypercar, electric rejecters: Today’s Car News 3, May 2021 - Citroën EVs might soon be available in some U.S. cities. Another hydrogen-tech company is planning a fuel-cell supercar. The fully electric F-150 might be badged F-150 Lightning. And not everyone who goes electric stays electric. This and more, he...
Viritech Apricale: Exotic-looking fuel-cell-powered hydrogen hypercar is a “statement of intent” 3, May 2021 - United Kingdom-based startup Viritech is developing a hydrogen fuel-cell hypercar, but it doesn't plan to become a full-time automaker. Rather, the Viritech Apricale will serve as a flashy demonstrator for the startup's hydrogen tech. The Apricale was ...
Cute Citroën Ami EV coming to US, as part of Free2Move car-sharing 3, May 2021 - Citroën is returning to the United States, albeit on a very limited basis. Last week the Free2Move mobility service operated by the French automaker's parent company announced in a LinkedIn post that it would add the Citroën Ami EV to its Was...
Study: 1 in 5 EV owners go back to gasoline, and home charging is a big issue 3, May 2021 - Fortunately, most Americans who make the shift to an electric vehicle are converts for life. As we’ve heard in so many different ways from those who’ve seen the light, there’s no turning back. But it’s not always that way. About...
Ford reportedly reviving F-150 Lightning for electric F-Series pickup 2, May 2021 - Ford has reportedly decided to use the F-150 Lightning name for its upcoming fully electric F-Series models due starting in 2022. The report, originating from Car and Driver but not confirmed by Ford, cites a Ford document provided to the publication. ...
Mercedes EQS Electric Sedan: The S Stands for Stunning 2, May 2021 - The automaker should be able to win back some customers who drifted to Tesla, and hold onto the Tesla-curious.
Tesla’s battery push, Mach-E GT, Lightyear One, EV and PHEV deals: The Week in Reverse 1, May 2021 - Can the Lightyear One go 450 miles with a 60-kwh battery? Will the Tesla Model Y be the world’s top-selling vehicle next year? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 30, ...
Wrangler 4xe lift, GM Mexico investment, charging apps: Today’s Car News 30, April 2021 - GM faces some backlash for a big investment in EVs in Mexico. Jeep rolls out some cool aftermarket pieces for its plug-in hybrid Wrangler. And EV charging apps are cause for confusion. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. On its Wrangler 4xe plug-...
GM plans $1B electric vehicle future for Mexico plant, UAW cries foul 30, April 2021 - General Motors on Thursday announced that it will invest $1 billion in its Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, facility. The plant, which currently makes the Chevrolet Equinox and Blazer SUVs, and once built Pontiac Azteks, is the next step in laying the groundwork ...
Off-road lift kit for Jeep Wrangler 4xe is a plug-in hybrid first 30, April 2021 - Like its gasoline and diesel counterparts, the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe will get a number of accessories under the Jeep Performance Parts banner, including a lift kit. Designed to raise the height of the body to increase clearance for off-roading, this i...
EV charging networks and automakers all want you to use their apps while you drive 30, April 2021 - Between charging networks and automakers, there's currently an overload of charging apps, all trying to do variations of the same thing: Getting you to the fastest available chargers, along your route, and being functional inside and outside the car. A...
GM charging network, Honda Civic, Audi E-Tron, VW ID.4 AWD: Today’s Car News 29, April 2021 - General Motors is streamlining its charging experience, ahead of the arrival of the Cadillac Lyriq and other Ultium EVs. Volkswagen details the all-wheel-drive ID.4. The Audi E-Tron lineup returns with a fresh look. And Honda just introduced the next-g...