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The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle from Toyota was named 2016 World Green Car at the New York International Auto Show. Although the U.S. market Mirai is only available at this juncture in California, and has sold very few, and has detractors saying plug-in cars are the most green, those considerations were not part of […]

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Volkswagen and the EPA have until April 21 to reach a diesel emissions fix that will cover around 580,000 affected vehicles in the U.S. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer along with lawyers for the Justice Department and Volkswagen said at a court hearing in San Francisco that progress has been made during negotiations, but issues […]

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Tesla is set to unveil the Model 3 on Thursday, March 31 in Los Angeles, and some are expecting that from the time Tesla stores open that day until the time they open on Friday, over 100,000 reservations will have been made. Actually, if this happens, the reservations have already begun for Tesla employees who […]

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Rumblings from deep-pocketed tech companies have inspired many to postulate it’s just a matter of time before electric cars from companies like Apple arrive, but the CEO of Nissan and protagonist for the Leaf says he has no worries. “I don’t think we’re headed this way,” he said this week at the New York auto […]

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Famous vacuum manufacturer Dyson is reportedly working on an electric car. According to a report from The Guardian, the company is developing an EV with help from the government. It appears that the U.K. government accidentally disclosed the information with the release of its National Infrastructure Delivery Plan. “The government is funding Dyson to develop […]

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Today Mitsubishi unveiled its Outlander PHEV, a vehicle that’s been a top seller in Europe and long on the want list by numerous American plug-in enthusiasts. Originally revealed at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, the all-wheel-drive SUV has since gone through a mid-cycle refresh and is promised this fall in the U.S. Mitsubishi says the […]

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Acura has taken the wraps off the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid at the 2017 New York International Auto Show. The MDX has a new look, and along with that comes an available hybrid powertrain that pairs a 3.0-liter V6 with an integrated electric motor and seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The V6/electric motor combo power […]

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Genesis today revealed a concept envisioning what a hybrid from Hyundai’s upscale brand might look like. Under the hood is a 2.0-liter direct-injection four-cylinder engine rated for 245 horsepower, 260 pounds-feet of torque. Info was not given however on the hybrid aspect of the powertrain for the vehicle named for the place it was first […]

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When released in the fourth quarter of this year, Hyundai anticipates its most-efficient version of the Ioniq Hybrid will net as much as 57 or 58 mpg combined on the U.S. EPA cycle. Assuming federal certification bears out Hyundai’s internal testing, its purported “Prius fighter” – as media have portrayed it – will be aptly […]

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The BMW 3 Series plug-in hybrid variant has finally arrived. The 2016 BMW 330e iPerformance will be available starting this summer with a price of $44,695 including destination. It is the first time BMW i technologies have been integrated into the world’s most successful premium model and the plug-in hybrid drive system will offer up […]

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