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.
The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
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.
Drivers of properly decaled, fully electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles will retain access to carpool lanes in California for a few years more.
This year's Geneva auto show went to the stratosphere as a collection of the world's most exclusive cars, but also gave us two extreme hatchbacks, the Honda Civic Type R and the Ford Focus RS.
Toyota is considering a more emotional design for the upcoming Prius.
More battery, more range, more questions.
McLaren will debut its P1 supercar at the Geneva auto show in March, with a surprising plug-in hybrid powerplant.
The 2016 XC90's plug-in hybrid drivetrain will offer a huge amount of power, and excellent fuel economy.
By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.
A report on Barron's looks at BMW's long-term commitment to electric vehicles and suggests it represents a market threat to Tesla Motors.