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.
It's expected to cost $45,000 after federal tax credit.
Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle
It's a low-key PHEV.
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.
It's an all-wheel-drive crossover. It plugs in. And it's coming to America at just the right time.
It's a decent drive, for 25 miles.
West Virginia next month will add $100 annual fees for plug-in hybrids, $200 for battery-electric vehicles.
Ford looks to add to its green-car momentum by launching a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape, its best-selling SUV.
In the science of the plug-in hybrid, there's little new.
The thinking from Honda is that each of these powertrains is best for a certain customer.
West Coast Customs will build a replica of Mitsubishi's first car using the Outlander PHEV platform.
Perhaps some day some of them will end up in the US.
The company is working on front-, rear-, and all-wheel-drive applications.
With the federal tax credit, the Pacifica Hybrid offers 30 miles of electric driving for the cost of mid-range Pacificas.