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Sedan Can Go 27 Miles On Electricity Alone

California, New York and Massachusetts are among the first 10 states to get Hyundai's first plug-in hybrid in the US, the Sonata PHEV.


Will The Ohio State University Be A Repeat Champ?

Plug-in hybrids with E85-powered engines are the powertrain of choice for almost everyone in the EcoCAR 3 challenge.


Model Still Costs More Than $100,000, Though

German automaker reduces luxury SUV's sticker to boost sales of the low-volume model.


Audi commissions a plug-in hybrid diesel locomotive to move parts and completed automobiles around its plant in Ingolstadt, Germany, with lower emissions.


Plug-In Hybrid Sedans Likely To Follow Stateside

Swedish automaker's XC90 plug-in hybrid will be first US plug-in when deliveries start later this year.


99 MPGe Figure Is Also Better Than Forecast

The 27-mile all-electric range of the Hyundai Sonata PHEV is three higher than previously expected.


Incentives, Infrastructure Remain Key To Demand

Americans' purchases of plug-in hybrids and battery-electric vehicles are set to spike, Navigant says.


Half-Million Sold Alone Since Last Summer

Global sales of battery-electric, plug-in hybrid vehicles surpass 1 million.


Mercedes has some lofty EV goals, with R&D boss Thomas Weber saying a 311-mile all-electric concept is coming soon.


Program May Cost As Much As $2.7 Million, Begets Free Charging Station

Atlanta will lease 50 electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids for as long as eight years.


A Harris Poll conducted in May found that consumer interest in full-electric and electric-assisted vehicles hasn't changed in the past two years.


EV Drivers Indicate They Are Quite Likely To Buy Another

Ford survey finds that electric vehicle owners want a wider-range of uses for their plug-in vehicle smartphone apps and they really love their cars.


Audi has priced the new A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid at $38,825 for the base model, $42,925 for the Premium Plus, and $47,725 for the Prestige.


State Pays To Push Fleet Further Towards Zero Emissions

California funds $1.6 million to Los Angeles for low-income plug-in vehicle carsharing program.


Automaker Might Be Tripling EV Range In Upcoming PHEV

Toyota might increase the Prius Plug-in Hybrid's all-electric range to as far as 35 miles, if unnamed sources are to be believed.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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