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    Ford confirms hybrid and PHEV C-Max will be built in Spain
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    2011 Ford C-Max – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford has just provided more details about its first European market hybrid models. The company's plant in Valencia, Spain will be building both regular and plug-in hybrid versions of the new five-seat C-Max MPV starting in 2013. The ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo
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    Geely Emgrand GE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another entry that Geely has planned for its new Emgrand premium sub-brand is the GE limousine. Like many of Geely's new models, the GE has a very prominent grille but the rest of the design looks otherwise well-proportioned and ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GT plug-in hybrid coupe
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    Geely Emgrand GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Geely Emgrand GT is another example of the automaker's apparent seriousness about being considered a top-flight player in the industry. This coupe features classic sports car proportions and aside from the overdone grille, it ...

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    Quick Spin: 2010 Plug-in Prius prototype is just like your mother's Toyota hybrid, but better
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    2010 Plug-in Prius Prototypes – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been two-and-a-half years since we last got behind the wheel of a plug-in Toyota Prius. The name is the same, but today's plug-in Prius is a totally different vehicle, and it was high time to see what changes Toyota ...

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    Report: U.S. government to purchase first 100 Chevy Volts and thousands of hybrids *UPDATE
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In an effort to make the government's fleet of vehicles more green, the Obama administration has reportedly announced plans to add more hybrids this year followed by plug-in hybrids next year. The plan should double the number of ...

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    U.S. Annual Energy Outlook predicts "alternative vehicles" won't top 50% market share in 2035
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    Just because it's difficult to predict the future doesn't mean people won't try. See, for example, the CEO of Shell, who said last week that he expects plug-in vehicles to make up 40 percent of the new car market in 2050. The U.S. Energy Information Administration isn't looking that far ahead ...

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    Ford to expand electric and hybrid offerings to Europe from 2011
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    Ford Transit Connect Electric – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford has big plans for electrification of its fleet over the next decade, and while most of the emphasis has been on North America so far, Europe will be joining in on the party starting in 2011. Nancy Gioia has ...

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    Geneva Preview: Mercedes-Benz F 800 Style a sneak peek at next CLS-Class
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    Mercedes-Benz F800 Style - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Mercedes-Benz F800 Style concept car that'll debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month is highly-touted by Mercedes-benz's press release scribes for its green-car tech, but what's probably of greater interest to most of you ...

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    Video: Volvo helping to develop new material that could be both battery and bodywork
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    Battery bodywork prototype material – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    How much will a plug-in vehicle's battery weigh in 2020? How much will the same car's bodywork weigh? If a new prototype material developed by researchers in the Imperial College London in the UK turns out ...

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    Detroit 2010: Hyundai Blue-Will PHEV concept
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    Hyundai Blue-Will PHEV concept - click above for high res image gallery
    The Hyundai Blue-Will concept isn't entirely new; it first appeared last April at the Seoul Motor Show. However, it is making its North American debut next week in Detroit. What makes the Blue-Will special is that it is ...

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    Detroit Preview: BMW Concept ActiveE set to amp up 1 Series
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    BMW Concept ActiveE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Six months into its Mini E field test program, BMW is getting ready for phase two of its electric vehicle development. At the Detroit Auto Show next month, the Bavarian automaker will introduce its Concept ActiveE which brings ...

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    Toyota officially launches plug-in Prius program, retail sales in 2011
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    Toyota Prius PHEV - click above for high-res image gallery
    In Japan today, Toyota officially launched its Prius Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) lease program. Over the next six months, Toyota will be building and deploying 600 examples of the plug-in Prius for testing primarilly in Japan, United States and ...

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    LA 2009: Toyota debuts its plug-in Prius for North America
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    Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota rather unceremoniously parked their plug-in Prius hybrid prototype at its North American market debut during the LA Auto Show, while their new Sienna minivan got a royal welcome at its coming out party. At a show that saw ...

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    Buick Regal likely to be launch platform for next GM hybrid system
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    2011 Buick Regal – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last night, General Motors publicly unveiled the 2011 Buick Regal that goes on sale in North America in the first half of next year. The Regal will be Buick's new mid-sized sedan entry and is essentially just a re-grilled version of ...

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    GM's Lauckner wishes for bigger incentives to get drivers out of gas-powered vehicles
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    At this point, it's no secret that the Chevy Volt and other plug-in vehicles are not going to come cheap. About the least pricey full-speed electric vehicle may very well be the Nissan Leaf, which after incentives may be in the $27-28,000 range before the extra cost of leasing the battery. While ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: More on Toyota's new lithium-ion Plug-in Prius
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    Toyota Prius PHEV - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota's new generation plug-in hybrid Prius will be shown for the first time next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show, and now we've got some new images and details. As expected, the PHEV Prius will be equipped with a lithium-ion battery ...

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    BREAKING: GM cancels Buick crossover before birth, will add PHEV drivetrain to another vehicle
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    Surprising news comes by way of General Motors today as the automaker has already canceled its recently announced Buick crossover, which in reality was little more than an ex-Saturn Vue emblazoned with Buick's trademark chrome waterfall grille. And therein lies the rub. As confirmed to Autoblog ...

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    REPORT: Hyundai planning Blue-Will based sporty plug-in hybrid by 2012
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    Hyundai Blue-Will Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai's first-ever hybrid automobile for the U.S. market will be based on the redesigned 2011 Sonata midsize sedan, but it certainly isn't the only fuel-saver the Korean automaker has in store. According to Automotive News, ...

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    REPORT: 115 Plug-in Toyota Prius test cars fail to crack 50 mpg average in year-long test
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    When Consumer Reports tested out the Hymotion L5 plug-in Toyota Prius conversion earlier this year, they weren't overwhelmed with the results. Sure, the mileage they observed was boosted to about 67 mpg over the first 35 miles of the drive, but that didn't match the claims of 100 mpg (or more) that ...

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    GM lobbies for electric car plug standardization
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    Anyone with a cell phone, laptop or just about any other electronic device knows that battery chargers seldom work among different models – even when they are from the same brand.The SAE J1772™ Task Force is working to ensure that a similar scenario doesn't play out for electric cars. ...

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