The 2014 Honda Accord Plug-in keeps up with the competition in some ways, but the overall package lacks cohesion, and quirky features such as the right-side camera don't add much.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
Mercedes-Benz will bring 10 PHEVs to market by 2017. The C350e is one of the first.
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The 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in vastly improves the flexibility and potential economy of the standard Prius formula with the simple addition of a power cable and larger, more efficient battery pack.
Luxurious and comfortable, the plug-in C-Class is just one of 10 PHEVs that Mercedes-Benz plans to bring to market by 2017.
Mercedes does a hybrid for the buyer who can afford any price of fuel!
Lambo wants in on the new wave of hybrid supercars, so it's brought the 910-horsepower Asterion concept to the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
Honda isn't known as a leader in hybrid cars. But between California zero emissions laws and gradually growing consumer demand, it just got into the hybrid game in a big way.
With its modern but bland design, the Accord Plug-in attempts a high-tech coup, but merely catches up with previous efforts from Toyota and Ford.
The plug-in hybrid Golf GTE is the third GT in the Golf model series, following turbocharged GTI and turbodiesel GTD.
Volvo expects to launch its first plug-in hybrid, an SUV, in the US next year.