The following cars represent the most technically advanced available.
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 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.
BMW went back to the drawing board to come up with the i8, a car with three motors, four seats, all-wheel-drive, and a swooping exterior that's straight out of the future. Our first impressions on the road.
The 2010 Toyota Prius is a better car than its predecessor, although there are some areas, especially in the cabin, where we would have liked to see more improvement.
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Drivers of properly decaled, fully electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles will retain access to carpool lanes in California for a few years more.
More battery, more range, more questions.
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.
The Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid has headed right to the top of our wanted list thanks to stonking economy and an eye-opening price tag.
CNET gets a preview drive in the Toyota Prius Plug-in, the upcoming Prius that can be recharged from the grid.
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.