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Of Course, This Car Still Starts At About $95,000

Mercedes-Benz won't charge any extra for the plug-in hybrid version of the S550.

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California Could Account For A Third Of That Figure Alone

US plug-in vehicle sales could reach 1 million units a year by 2024, Navigant says.

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Cold-Weather Performance Holds Up Plug-In

The Audi A3 E-Tron plug-in hybrid could be launching in the US in October, after being retuned to deal with cold weather issues.

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Subaru is making a major investment in its powertrains to comply with the latest fuel economy regulations, and to comply in California, a plug-in hybrid is likely on the way. This might mean more expensive models from the company in the future.

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Ian Wright And Wrightspeed Have Their Sights Set On Trash

Ian Wright left Tesla before it was a well-known electric automaker. Now he wants to turn your garbage truck into an EV.

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Dannel Malloy Looks In NSTAR Settlement Fund For Money

Connecticut Governor Malloy wants to use money from a settlement fund to support EV purchases in the Nutmeg State.

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BMW is working hard to keep up with the high demand for its crossovers. The expansion at the Spartanburg plant should help things by giving a big boost to annual capacity.

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396-HP Plug-In Hybrid "Bridges The Gap Between Road Cars And Racing Sport Cars"

Volkswagen debuts its Golf GTE Sport Concept at the annual Worthersee festival in Austria. It "bridges the gap between road cars and racing sport cars" with striking design and a 396-horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrain.

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The BMW 3 Series is getting a refresh for the 2016 model year, although you might not be able to tell by looking at it. Underneath the slight styling tweaks is a revised suspension and automatic gearbox. Plus, there are two new models: the 340i and 330e plug-in hybrid.

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Two Small Luxo-Coupes At Opposite Ends Of Brand's Performance/Economy Spectrum

Reviewer Gary Witzenburg takes a look at two very different Cadillac coupes: the plug-in ELR and the performance-oriented ATS-V.

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PHEV SUV's All-Electric Range Will Be About 27 Miles

Volvo's plug-in hybrid version of the XC90 SUV will get 112 miles per gallon-equivalent.

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New Taxis Are Due By The End Of 2017

The London Taxi Company is getting a major investment from its owner Geely. At a new factory in the UK, the company will build a plug-in hybrid cab to go on sale in 2017.

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New Shape, Same Capacity For New PHEV

The new Cadillac CT6 PHEV will have the same capacity battery pack but the shape is different. And it's an important difference.

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Most People Buy PHEVs for Tax Credits, HOV Access, Lexus Executive Says

Lexus's Mark Templin isn't sold on plug-in hybrid powertrain technology as a viable way to reduce emissions.

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SUV Will Have 50-Mile All-Electric Range, 500-Mile Full-Tank Range

California-based Efficient Drivetrains touts plug-in hybrid SUV for Asian market.

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The new XC90 plug-in is way, way more popular than Volvo expected. Rather than accounting for a 3-5 percent take rate, UK preorders are sitting closer to 20 percent.

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Are Lower Gas Prices Still The Primary Culprit?

Lower demand for hybrids, EVs again push down US green-car sales from year-earlier numbers

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Bimmer's Germany Factory Will Make About 20 A Day

BMW will double production of the i8 plug-in hybrid because of high demand.

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In an executive order, President Obama is increasing the federal fleet to 50 percent plug-ins and EVs by 2025. All of the changes should reduce government greenhouse emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels.

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Mercedes-Benz is promising to bring a total of 10 plug-in hybrids to its lineup by 2017. Not all of them might arrive in the US, though.

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