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PHEV Panamera is an expert at pretty much everything

The PHEV Panamera is an expert at pretty much everything.

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Ferrari will supply all future powertrains; a new SUV is coming, too

Ferrari will supply all future powertrains, electrified and conventional.

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The Hybrid, Electric and Plug-In Hybrid models arrive this summer

The Hyundai Ioniq lineup of electrified vehicles is being updated for 2019 with new safety technologies, more voice-recognition features and standard remote charge management for electric and plug-in hybrid models.

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Autoblog's Car Finder lets you find environmentally friendly cars

If you're looking at maximizing fuel economy or getting a car with green cred, you're probably already thinking about a battery-electric vehicle (also referred to as an EV), a gasoline-electric hybrid, or a plug-in hybrid. And we do, too. That's why there's a special category in our Car Finder tool just for environmentally-friendly cars, trucks, and crossovers. You'll can further sort by specific green powertrain, so if you're only looking for plug-in hybrids you can filter out the rest. Filter

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The battery-electric version is set to launch at a later date

In addition to the all-electric Enspire crossover concept revealed this week ahead of the Beijing auto show, Buick is adding a new production variant to its Velite series of electrified vehicles for China. It's called the Velite 6, a plug-in hybrid that will launch this year in Buick's largest market, with a full-electric version, shown in the lead photo above at right, coming later.

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It promises electric-only range on par with the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

Porsche has released a new video highlighting its work testing a new generation of plug-in hybrid Cayenne crossovers that it says is due on the market soon. While details about the new PHEV are scarce, Porsche says the Cayenne E-Hybrid will have more range than the preceding model and be comparable to the Panamera, its other line of plug-in hybrids.

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Designed for integration into PHEV and all-electric variants coming later

The 1.5-liter engine is designed for integration into PHEV and all-electric variants

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Plug-in hybrid hasn't been identified, but it could be Crosstrek or Forester

Subaru plans to release an all-wheel drive PHEV this year based on a current model, using some hybrid internals from the Toyota Prius Prime.

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You can reserve the PHEV truck for $1,000.

It's expected to cost $45,000 after federal tax credit.

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Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle

Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle

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Low-key PHEV is another veiled threat to Prius loyalists.

It's a low-key PHEV.

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It says it'll need to add more battery suppliers just to keep up

Buying Guide

Making sense of these three high-tech powertrains.

If you're shopping for a new vehicle these days, there's a litany of acronyms, buzzwords, and technobabble to further complicate an already difficult decision. But if you're looking at a green powertrain, you have three basic choices to compare: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and "EV" or, electric vehicle.

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It's an all-wheel-drive crossover. It plugs in. And it's coming to America at just the right time.

It's an all-wheel-drive crossover. It plugs in. And it's coming to America at just the right time.

BMW 530e PHEV to get wireless charging option

It works nearly as fast as being plugged in.

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There's part of the Prius Prime experience worth loving.

It's a decent drive, for 25 miles.

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Production begins in 2019.

20 PHEV vans will take part in the year-long trial.

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Watershed in funding unlikely

West Virginia next month will add $100 annual fees for plug-in hybrids, $200 for battery-electric vehicles.

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No fleet trial here, Ford wants to sell it as an actual model

Ford looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV.

Second Drive

Kia gets a lot of things right in this usable PHEV.

In the science of the plug-in hybrid, there's little new.

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