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Uber’s recent controversies are affecting the company. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) has found Uber unfit to operate as a taxi service in London and has stripped the company of its license. TfL has said Uber’s “approach and conduct demonstrate a lack of corporate responsibility in relation to a number of issues which have potential […]

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India, the world’s fifth-biggest auto market with a population of 1.3 billion people, is looking to solidify its standing as an electric vehicle superpower with a governmental mandate to sell only electric cars by 2030. The reasons for transitioning to all-electric sales by 2030 are numerous. Indian’s air pollution is worsening at alarming rates, contributing […]

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In literature, every great protagonist has its foil; a character that helps highlight some of the central figure’s finer qualities. The Toyota Prius has had many such contrasting characters during its nearly two decades on the market, with the efforts of others simply shining a more positive light on the car that has come to […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales Dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Overall sales for August were down from a year ago although they were up from July. Clearly, sales this the year overall are down from […]

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Never mind that next month the U.S. government will be bending its ear to automakers asking it to put the brakes on cleaner car development, September will otherwise see an intensive 30-day spate of new plug-in vehicle unveilings. Yes, as the feds are mulling whether to freeze or amend 2021-2025 fuel economy and emission rules, […]

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Although already settled under the Obama administration, at the request of automakers – and against the protests of myriad advocacies – the Trump administration is re-assessing U.S. passenger vehicle efficiency standards for next decade. Included in at least 15 national or international advocacies saying decisions previously hashed out over eight years should be left alone are […]

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BMW has updated its electric i3 and has added a sportier model to the lineup. Set to debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, the refreshed 2018 BMW i3 receives more-athletic styling with redesigned front and rear bumpers. Overall, the i3 has a wider appearance, while the front bumper inlay and its U-shaped surrounding have […]

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If Americans want to save money, higher fuel economy standards can only help, says Consumers Union. The word by the consumer advocacy behind Consumer Reports comes after research, surveys, and having been in on talks for years on the federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards. It also comes as those rules for 2022-2025 are […]

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Tesla’s Model X P100D is just like other family haulers: It’s ideal for taking the kids to practice, running to the store – and it sprints from 0 to 60 faster than you can read this. What? Most minivans, SUVs, and crossovers you know of don’t pin you to the seat back along with the […]

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There’s plenty of evidence to suggest electricity will be powering multiple forms of motorsport in 2018. Audi, Porsche, Mercedes, and BMW will all be represented in the upcoming season of Formula E, with Porsche having left the hallowed grounds of Le Mans to do so. Speculation also runs rampant of a new FIA electric series […]

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