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.
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.
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.
Ford Motor Co. and Progress Energy are expanding their plug-in vehicle research partnership to include the utility company's Florida operations
Formerly a dark horse, Mitsubishi appears to be taking the lead in the race to electrify. The Japanese carmaker is starting sales of the all-electric iMiev in Japan in July, and signed this week a Memorandum of Understanding with the Principality of Monac
When we got word that a plug-in hybrid version of one of the smallest Suzukis, the Swift, would be on display at the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show, our interest was piqued.
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.
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.
Bright Automotive announced an earlier-than-anticipated reveal date for its plug-in hybrid vehicle, IDEA.