Mitsubishi unveiled a plug-in hybrid version of its updated Outlander model at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, complete with all-wheel drive. The new vehicle could help Mitsubishi in the U.S. market, where hybrid SUV competition is limited.
The Green Car Journal choses the Honda Accord, Hybrid, and PHEV models, praising the sedans' attainability, efficiency, and flexibility.
Finally bowing to the interests of owners, Toyota comes out with a Prius hybrid that can be plugged in, and operated as an electric vehicle for about 13 miles.
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The plug-in Prius will get 87 miles per gallon equivalent by combining a bigger battery with gasoline engine, while Toyota also readies the Prius V crossover.
CNET Car Tech gets an early drive in the 2012 Toyota Prius PHEV. Given the nature of its plug-in system, the phrase "your mileage may vary" applies in a big way.
Chargers will also be compatible with non-Toyota cars, according to a report in the Nikkei business daily.
Toyota announced it would build six all-new hybrid vehicles and an electric car by 2012.
New sticker design takes into consideration the next generation of vehicles that the government expects will eventually have no MPG. In the meantime, the grading scale will give consumers a single standard by which they can judge a vehicle's environmental impact.
The future of motoring is in cars powered by human muscles. Don't fret -- we're not talking about blending people to a pulp and pouring their liquefied remains into a petrol tank.