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Once A Transition Vehicle, Plug-In Hybrids Have Already Reached Their Best-Before Date

Europe is looking to ban PHEVs as green vehicles. Most automakers plan to sell PHEVs until the end of the decade. One of the main issues with PHEVs is that many owners rarely plug them in. Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles were meant to bridge the...

2021 Lincoln Aviator Grand Touring Review: Navigating The Woes

Pricing in Canada starts at $69,000, $51,100 in the US. The Grand Touring version features plug-in hybrid technology. In short, the PHEV is not worth considering I’m going through a weird sequence of back-to-back issues with various press cars. I’ve not often been in...

Nearly 70% Of All Canadians Considering An Electrified Vehicle As Their Next Purchase

These Canadians plan to buy their new EV within 10 years. 60% of these intend on making a move in the next one to five years. 42% of those surveyed are prepared to spend between $30,000 and $50,000 for their new EV. It would...

An Underground Parking Lot In Germany Bans Electrified Cars

Reasons cited include battery fires which are difficult to extinguish. These fires can cause extensive damages to the surrounding structure. This story raises a flag on an issue that is not entirely new however could grow once consumers begin buying EVs en masse. EV...

Should You Buy a 2021 BMW 330e?

Pricing for the BMW 330e starts at $44,950 in Canada, $44,550 in the US. The BMW 330e is the PHEV version of the BMW 3 Series. It’s also the most affordable 3 Series version in Canada. This is the premise behind this brief review:...

Mazda MX-30 Will Be Offered As An EV And PHEV With A Rotary Engine Range Extender

Mazda MX-30
The full-EV version was announced late last year. Yes, the rotary engine is back! The MX-30 EV version should arrive late this year. The Mazda MX-30 was first announced back in 2019 and at the time, the small SUV’s coming to North America was...

Plug-In Bentley Bentayga Hybrid Is Updated

Both the “regular” Bentayga and Bentayga Speed have already been updated. The Bentayga Hybrid is one of two electrified models to launch in 2021. Bentley is planning to drop the internal combustion engine by 2030. As more countries and territories add their names to...

Hyundai Tucson PHEV Will Have 265 PS

Hybrid system will be matched up to a turbocharged 1.6-litre engine. Arrives in Europe in the spring of 2021. It should arrive in North America before the end of 2021. The Hyundai Tucson is one of the best-selling compact SUVs in Canada and Hyundai...

Audi Q3 45 TFSI e and Q3 Sportback 45 TFSI e PHEVs Introduced

EV range is up to 31 miles or 50 km WLTP. System output is rated at 245PS or 242 horsepower. This is Audi’s 8th TFSI e PHEV model. Volkswagen and Audi are deep in the trenches, researching and developing EV technologies for tomorrow. As...

Plug-In Hybrids Emit Higher Emissions Than Advertised – Incentives Should Be Cut

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander
A European climate group is calling for an end to subsidies. The issue is simple: they have an internal combustion engine. Some have disagreed with the premise behind plug-in hybrid vehicles from the onset. The reason stems mostly from the typically limited 40-km EV...