CNET On Cars
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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.
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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.
Drivers of properly decaled, fully electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles will retain access to carpool lanes in California for a few years more.
At CES 2015, Hyundai will show off its Display Audio head unit, integrating both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, designed for the lower end of its line-up.