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Electrics comprise 30 percent of Wards 10 Best Engines list for 2016

Unlike last year, when standalone electric motors appeared on the list, this year's juiced-up winners are involved in hybrids and plug-ins.

By December 10, 2015

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Paris Motor Show 2014

See the new models and concept cars shown off at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

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Koenigsegg Regera super-hybrid reigns supreme

With 1,500 horsepower from its V-8 engine and three electric motors, the Koenigsegg Regera, revealed at the 2015 Geneva auto show, is the most powerful plug-in hybrid production car.

By March 3, 2015

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BMW previews plug-in hybrid for Paris Motor Show (pictures)

The BMW Concept Active Tourer perhaps previews a plug-in hybrid version of an upcoming 1-series hatchback -- ideally combining the benefits of electric drive with those of a turbocharged combustion engine.

15 Images By September 14, 2012

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In the age of Prius and Tesla, can the Chevy Volt succeed? We ask GM.

After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.

By April 12, 2014

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GM lops $5,000 off Chevy Volt price for 2014

General Motors, responding to price competition in the electric vehicle market, cuts the price of its plug-in hybrid to $34,995.

By August 6, 2013

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Kinect-controlled motorized skateboard

Molly Wood takes a ride on Chaotic Moon Labs' Board of Awesomeness, and it is indeed awesome, until the boss pulls the plug.

By January 13, 2012

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Photos: Plug-in vehicles in Motor City

The Business of Plugging In conference in Detroit brings together about a dozen types of electric vehicles.

12 Images By October 22, 2009

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Audi e-tron Spyder: Hybrid model vows 128 mpg

Unlike the hard-top e-tron, which was purely electric, this model is a plug-in hybrid that uses a lithium ion battery plus a pair of 88bhp electric motors mounted to the front axle.

By October 5, 2010

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GM partners with utilities to advance plug-in hybrids

General Motors, electric companies, and the Electric Power Research Institute aim to lay the groundwork for stations to charge electric cars.

By July 22, 2008

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Is the GM Volt mileage claim legit?

General Motors says its electric car will get 230 miles per gallon in the city. But there are still questions about how plug-in vehicles should be rated on fuel efficiency.

By August 12, 2009