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2018 Honda Clarity review

THE GOOD: The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid operates seamlessly between electric and hybrid operation, such that it’s difficult to tell when the engine is on.

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs. 2017 Chevrolet Volt: Plug-In Hybrid Video Test

They’re two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world’s best-known,

How Consumer Reports Rated Top Electric Cars in Reliability for 2018

Without a reputation for solid reliability, electric vehicles are a tough sell for today’s consumer. Even with federal and tax credits, the cost of an

Used Audi A5 Sportback vs Chevrolet Volt vs Range Rover Evoque Comparison

The Audi A5 Sportback, Chevrolet Volt and Range Rover Evoque all offer something a little different, but which one makes the better used car buy?

The Most Overpriced Hybrid and Electric Vehicles on the Market

If you look at fuel economy ratings for hybrids and electric vehicles, the numbers jump off the screen. Toyota Prius Prime, the plug-in version of the

These 10 Popular Cars Could Be Extinct in the Next Year

Here’s something automakers don’t want you to know: They’re starting to panic. After years of record-breaking new car sales, rock-bottom gas prices, and favorable trade

Toyota Prius Prime: 10 Things to Know About the First Sensible Plug-in

Everyone who drives an electric vehicle immediately notices two things: the acceleration and the fuel economy. Driving an EV means instant power from a stoplight, and

2017 Prius Prime review

THE GOOD: The Toyota Prius Prime’s plug-in hybrid power train is more flexible and efficient than the standard model. It boasts 25 miles of electric range

10 Best-Selling Electric Vehicles of All Time

Electric vehicles are only getting started. This Chevrolet Bolt EV everyone’s been fogging the windows over just went on sale in December 2016. Meanwhile, Tesla is still

The Electric Vehicles America Needed but Never Got

While electric vehicles are gaining momentum in the U.S., there’s still a long way to go. In December 2016, the segment’s peak month to date,

These Are the 10 Best Engines You Can Get for 2017

We drove many incredible cars in 2016, and 2017 is shaping up to be even better with cars like the Honda Civic Type-R, Mazda Miata RF,

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The Malibu hybrid beats the Ford Fusion, Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Camry hybrids with better efficiency and cleaner looks. THE BAD: That battery takes up

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid review

THE GOOD: The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid’s powertrain offers good midrange torque and respectable fuel economy. The plug-in model adds 27 miles of electric range to

10 Canceled Cars that Won’t be Coming Back after 2017

Not every new car is a success, and over time even the most intriguing models run the risk of being surpassed by more interesting offerings

7 Plug-In Hybrids With the Most Electric Range in 2016

Plug-in hybrids offer a great product to consumers looking to reduce fuel consumption and live a greener lifestyle in general. If you drive short distances

10 Great Concept Cars That Fell Short as Production Models

ust because an automaker hauls a concept car to an auto show doesn’t mean it will ever get made (we’re looking at you Cadillac Elmiraj,

2017 Chevrolet Volt Review: The secret hybrid

PROS Sharp styling and high-quality interior 53 mile all-electric range Gas engine solves range anxiety Refined and easy to drive CONS Fifth seat is hardly

5 Best-Selling Electric Cars From a Record June

If you want to see real milestones for electric vehicle sales, take a look at the returns from June 2016. First, plug-ins obliterated the record for June sales

10 Best High-Tech Cars on the Road in 2016

Best High-Tech Cars on the Road High-tech advances in cars and trucks have moved well beyond in-dash, connected infotainment. From safety innovations that can see

Tesla Crushed the Pack in June Electric Vehicle Sales

There was a brief moment when the race for plug-in vehicle sales narrowed between the Chevy Volt and Tesla Model S. With the early results

5 Most American-Made Electric Vehicles of 2016

As more electrical components enter vehicles with hybrid and EV drivetrains, it’s hard to tell where the parts are coming from in your car. Are the