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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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Today General Motors released a video highlighting pre-production underway at its Orion Township, Mich. assembly plant for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. The 200-plus-mile range all-electric car is to start at $37,500 before a $7,500 federal tax credit and potential state incentives, as available, but what’s being shown are not units for sale. Rather, they […]

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Due in Chevrolet dealerships this spring, the 2016 Malibu Hybrid’s fuel economy is EPA rated 47 mpg city, 46 mpg highway, and 46 mpg combined. The automaker announced the ratings, and while the combined figure fell short by 1 mpg from unofficial Chevy estimates, its marketing director of Chevrolet Cars and Crossovers touted the accomplishment. […]

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has issued a public service announcement about the dangers of cyber security threats in our vehicles. The organization is trying to bring awareness to vehicle hacking to help consumers and manufacturers avoid it in the future. Thanks to the connectivity of new vehicles, the FBI says that the risk […]

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Full details about the 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid are becoming available. For starters, the powertrain will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that will pair with two electric motors. The lithium-ion battery pack will have 18.4 kilowatt-hours, just like that of the Chevrolet Volt. Speaking of the Volt, the CT6 will be borrowing parts from […]

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Chinese investors are increasingly placing bets on American companies that produce electric vehicles. A core reason behind this is the Chinese government’s increased incentivizing of companies encouraging them to develop and sell more EVs. Given the large size of the Chinese market, that means there are a lot of opportunities to sell EVs in China. […]

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Toyota says that nearly all of its vehicles in the United States will have standard autonomous emergency braking by 2017. That is four years earlier than the goal set by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which is to make the technology standard across the entire industry by 2022. Both Lexus and Toyota will […]

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In anticipation of reservations opening up for the Model 3, Tesla has posted details for the process which attempts equity while also giving a “thank you” to its Model S and Model X owners. “In order to be as fair as possible, there will be a different queue for each region,” says Tesla. “And as […]

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When released later this year, Hyundai’s Ioniq electric car promises responsive handling, peppy drive, and a few miles more range than a 2016 Nissan Leaf. The EV is one of three Ioniq variants Hyundai is rolling out – the other two being 1) a regular gas-electric hybrid and, 2) a plug-in hybrid – and a […]

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The plug-in hybrid version of the Volvo XC90 is accounting for one-fifth of its global sales. Volvo put out a press release saying so, so that means depending on sales data, which isn’t always precise, the T8 Twin Engine version of the XC90 has accounted for as many as 10,000 units since the vehicle went […]

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