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Mysterious electric car maker Faraday Future teased something resembling an actual vehicle in its booth at this weekend’s Formula E event in Long Beach. Spotted by AutoBlog at the Formula E race in Long Beach, the teaser is on a sheet that was located behind the FFZERO1 concept car, showing just a silhouette of a […]

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The next Honda CR-V might debut next year, and reports say the popular crossover will be available with a plug-in hybrid powertrain. The current CR-V launched in 2011 and was refreshed in 2014, so a 2017 target date for the fifth-generation model feels about right, given the timing of product launch cycles. Details are scarce, […]

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Mercedes-Benz and other manufacturers are working to change the trucking industry as we know it. The company sent a convoy of three trucks from Stuttgart, Germany, to Rotterdam, Holland as part of the European Union’s European Truck Platooning Challenge of 2016. Other companies that also sent a convoy of trucks include Volvo and Scania. For […]

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Hyundai-Kia is expanding its electrified vehicle portfolio, planning to have at least 26 hybrids, plug-in hybrids, fully electric and hydrogen fuel cell powered cars by 2020. If the Korean automaker can accomplish this feat, it will make them the second largest producer of electrified cars behind Toyota. We can expect at least 12 hybrids, six […]

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Ford may be well ahead in its plans to produce a hybrid model of its F-150 pickup truck – and a plug-in one, at that. According to a spy photographer who snapped a number of copyrighted shots of a semi-camouflaged F-150, at 35 mph the engine was heard to shut down while an electrical sound […]

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After emerging from bankruptcy, Dutch sports car brand Spyker has a new plan. Now partnered with American startup Volta Volaré, a startup that produces electrically powered aircraft, Spyker is going to share a plant with Volta Volaré, where Spyker will produce electric cars and Volta Volaré will produce aircraft. The planes will be sold under […]

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Never mind that Tesla’s luxury performance EV sells for two-to-four times as much as the next closest selling green cars in the U.S., demand in March was exceedingly high. According to the HybridCars.com monthly Dashboard sales estimate, around 3,000 were sold of the Tesla sedan, not to mention 1,500 of the Model X crossover. Update: […]

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The average of window stickers from cars, SUVs, vans, and pickup trucks bought last month in the U.S. was 25.3 mpg, and February’s revised value was exactly the same. This update comes via Dr. Michael Sivak and Brandon Schoettle, director and project manager respectively of the University of Michigan’s department of Sustainable Worldwide Transportation at […]

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Nissan’s Leaf saw an uptick in sales for March with 1,246 units representing a 34 percent year over year increase. The all-electric car sold just 930 units in February, and a mere 755 in the slow month of January, so things are better, but not ideal. Compared to the car’s best year, 2014, when it […]

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It’s well known that when an automaker starts to conceptualize a new model, designers gestate over various ideas, and one of these was published by Elon Musk for the Model E. Posted to the company head’s Twitter account, the feed has understandably been focused on Model E updates lately, as pre-orders skyrocket toward 300,000. An […]

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