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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.

So what are they and which one — if any — is right for you?

First Drive

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.

Quick Spin

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

It's a decent drive, for 25 miles.

Green

Production begins in 2019.

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

Official

Watershed in funding unlikely

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

Report

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.

Quick Spin

One rare misstep by Honda. One where it nails the details.

The thinking from Honda is that each of these powertrains is best for a certain customer.

Report

EVs would use existing nameplates.

Subaru increases R&D spending for EV, driver assist, autonomous, and connected vehicle technology.

ETC

It's meant to do what the manufacturers sometimes don't: Promote electric cars.

Official

It'll remake the 1917 Model A with West Coast Customs.

West Coast Customs will build a replica of Mitsubishi's first car using the Outlander PHEV platform.

Report

Up to 50,000 electric vehicles a year could come from new factory.

Perhaps some day some of them will end up in the US.

Green

This means traditional, hybrid, and electric propulsion.

The company is working on front-, rear-, and all-wheel-drive applications.

Official

With the credit, the Hybrid is priced about on par with other Pacifica models.

With the federal tax credit, the Pacifica Hybrid offers 30 miles of electric driving for the cost of mid-range Pacificas.

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It will be a PHEV, so probably not a variant of the Chevrolet Volt.

The new Velite will be part of GM's broader effort to expand electrified-vehicle offerings under the Buick badge.

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Instead of simply improving gas-electric tech, the answer may lie in plugs.

If you think the Prime is a big advancement for Toyota, you're not alone.