Volvo expects to launch its first plug-in hybrid, an SUV, in the US next year.
The 2016 XC90's plug-in hybrid drivetrain will offer a huge amount of power, and excellent fuel economy.
Volvo's premium "sport wagon" will get over 120 miles per gallon on an efficient diesel engine and powerful electric motor.
During a presentation of its five-year product plan, a Chrysler spokesman said the company would focus on mild hybrid drivetrains in its vehicles.
Green Car Reports spied a diesel Range Rover in a parking lot in Bristol, England, plugged into a charging station.
Volvo announced it will begin sales of its diesel-electric hybrid plug-in V60 model for the European market next year.
Automotive News previews new model launches at the 2011 Detroit auto show.
Dealers steer customers away from electric car purchases.
The Range Rover has gone all eco and now comes in a tangy Hybrid flavour. But is mixing electricity and off-roading a good idea? Also, there's a slight cost issue.
It's almost impossible to hear the phrase "Suck, squeeze, bang, blow" and not smile.