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BMW Recalls PHEV Models For Potential Battery Fires

Roughly 26,700 vehicles are affected worldwide. Affected models range from the X1 to the i8. Contaminants in the battery packs may be at fault. In BMW’s case, the source of the issue has been found. This is the silver lining in this case as...

Ford Escape PHEV Delayed Due To Potential Battery Fires

The Ford Kuga, the Escape’s twin, is recalled in Europe for battery fires. 20,500 Kuga units were recalled. Production of the Escape PHEV delayed until 2021. For some southern markets, the new Ford Escape plug-in hybrid will be a very interesting and frugal compact...

Jeep Plans To Electrify Its Entire Range As Early As 2022

Jeep Renegade and Compass PHEV Geneva Motor Show
This would make Jeep the greenest SUV brand in the world, ahead of all others. And by entire range, this includes the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee. One of our favorite personalities in the automotive industry, Jeep Global Boss, Christian Meunier, spoke about Jeep’s plans...

2020 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring PHEV Will Have 34 Kilometres of Range

2020 Lincoln Aviator
2020 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring PHEV has 21 miles or 34 kilometres of range Starts at $80,500 in Canada, $69,895 in the US Fuel economy rated at 23 mpg (10.2 l/100 km) The 2020 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring isn't just a different version of...

2019 Volvo XC90 T8 Inscription Review: T8 For The Wrong Reasons

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The Volvo XC90 seems to be improving with age and this T8 Inscription is good, but not best. My 3-year old son loves to plug things in. His favorite thing to plug in? Cars. The entire week, when we got home from daycare, Costco and...

Toyota Venza To Return in 2021?

2021 Toyota Venza
The Toyota Venza could make a comeback as early as 2021. A Canadian publication has been told that the Toyota Venza could make a return as early as 2021. A PHEV Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is also in the works, apparently. With the five-seat mid-size SUV segment...

New Volvo XC40 T5 PHEV Offers 28 Miles of EV Range

Volvo XC40 T5 PHEV
Volvo has introduced a new plug-in hybrid version of the small XC40 luxury sport utility vehicle. The new Volvo XC40 T5 PHEV was unveiled for the UK market today, and in the process became the first luxury entry-level SUV to offer a plug-in hybrid variant....

Living With The 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Part 1

2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a bright spot in an otherwise fading lineup. Here's what we've found out so far after spending a couple of weeks behind the wheel. The last few years haven't been kind to Mitsubishi. The brand was basically forgotten by consumers,...

Plug-In Hybrids Have No Future

2020 Hyundai IONIQ
The push for electrification has put a number of OEMs in a weakened position as they lack true EV tech. To make up for it, they’re trying to sell plug-in hybrids Like most of you, I get tons of emails, mostly spam, from business and...

9 PHEV vehicles eligible for the iZEV program

2018 MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4
The Government of Canada's new iZEV program provides a $ 2,500 incentive for plug-in hybrid vehicles. The Government of Canada's Zero-Emission Vehicle Purchase Incentive Program (iZEV), which began May 1st, does not only cover 100% electric cars, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles also have access to...