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Here are a Few Good PHEVs, Because There are Alternatives to EVs

While the spotlight has been on electric vehicles for the past few years, it's sometimes a good idea to remember that there are other alternatives technologies out there. Depending on your needs, lifestyle and budget, plug-in hybrid technology may be ideal. In short, plug-in hybrid...

Toyota Already Mulling New Drivetrain Options For Its Latest Land Cruiser

A fuel cell option is on the table. An EV Land Cruiser is also considered. A PHEV version would also make sense in some remote areas of the globe.   Toyota made a lot of noise with the unveiling of the 2024 Land Cruiser. The...

Toyota still prefers hybrids… for now!

2023 Toyota bZ4X
Toyota still believes in EV technology. Hybride technology is still a priority. Many challenges are expected according to Toyota.   So far, Toyota's electrification effort has focused on hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. In fact, the Japanese giant was a pioneer with the introduction of...

Volkswagen Still Wants a Pickup in North America

The company has talked about adding a pickup to its lineup for a few years already. This model would likely be based on the next generation of the Atlas, which is still years away. VW says the next Atlas and this pickup will...

Jeep Could Get Sued Over False Claims About its 4xe Hybrid Powertrain

2021 Jeep Wrangler
Jeep claims its plug-in vehicles can drive up to 34 or 40 kilometres in electric mode. Many owners complain their 4xe model almost constantly runs the gasoline engine in cold weather. This is due to an engineering decision made by Stellantis. A Seattle law...

Mazda will Unveil the Plug-in Hybrid Version of the MX-30 this Week

This model will use a rotary engine as a range extender. The electric range of this version will likely be shorter, but the overall range will be longer than the fully electric variant. European sales will begin this spring, with North American sales...

Another Study Reveals That PHEVs are Not Plugged as Often as Presumed

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) is behind the study. Real-world fuel consumption numbers are 42%-67% higher than rated. This isn’t the first time that studies reveal that plug-in hybrid vehicles are not the hyper-fuel-efficient vehicles they are marketed to be. The finding,...

Alfa Romeo Tonale: PHEV version will be the only one offered (but not in Canada)

Only the plug-in hybrid version of the new 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale will be offered This PHEV version will offer approximately 48 kilometres of range according to initial information The Tonale PHEV will offer 275 horsepower Electrification is booming at Alfa Romeo, according to...

The Mercedes AMG ONE Becomes the Fastest Production Car Around the Nürburgring

The famous race track is where many automakers try to beat their competitor’s time. The hybrid hypercar took 6:35.183 minutes to complete a lap of the 20.832-kilometre track. This is a record in both the road-legal production vehicle as well as the super...

The BMW XM Label Red will be Launched in the Fall of 2023

The Label Red will be the most powerful version of the PHEV SUV, with 738 horsepower. It will be distinguished by red accents around the grille and the side windows. BMW says this model will have 82 to 88 kilometres of electric range...