Chevy Volt may get killed off by 2022

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Power Takeoff: 2020 Jeep Wrangler Plug-In Hybrid Will Be More Than a Fuel-Economy Play

Among all the models in the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles fold to be given a plug-in hybrid powertrain, the Jeep Wrangler may seem the least likely. But considering how Wrangler owners use their vehicles, it actually might be one of the vehicles best suited to embrace that technology. The Jeep Wrangler plug-in hybrid, a long-rumored variant […]

Mail Forwarding: Workhorse Vies for USPS Contract, Readies Vans, Drones, Copters

The Workhorse N-Gen sounds at first description like a Hollywood spy-movie cliché: a near silent electric powertrain within a white van with a rather frumpy, nondescript exterior—and a little drone aircraft deployed from the roof to make the final move to the target. Its reason for being is much more pragmatic, however; it’s the latest in […]

October green-car sales rise despite Model 3 delay

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Plug-in and hybrid demand edges up as Toyota, GM and Honda gains offset slowing Ford growth, Leaf decline.Continue reading October green-car sales rise despite Mo…

The All-Electric Formula E Race Series Is Poised to Be the Industry’s Next Hot Test Bed

From the November 2017 issue Formula E, the electric formula-car series, seemed like a doomed political obligation when it made its debut in 2014. But its fourth season is set to kick off in December in Hong Kong, and in its first three seasons, Formula E attracted major automakers Audi, Jaguar, and Renault. In July […]

More Rehab Than Recovery: Mitsubishi Has a Plan to Reverse Its Long Decline

Still having trouble understanding why and how Mitsubishi kicked its Lancer Evolution (the Evo!) to the curb two years ago? We are. And the rest of Mitsubishi’s Lancer lineup says sayonara this year, joining the likes of other once strong nameplates such as Eclipse, Galant, and Montero in suspended animation. Mitsubishi Motors hasn’t just been […]

Daimler’s First Electric Trucks Take Manhattan, Aim to Supplant Diesel

A pair of 19th-century horse stables served as a backdrop in Manhattan’s East Village as Daimler Trucks unveiled its new electric commercial trucks under the Fuso brand. Just as the horse and buggy was supplanted by motorized carriages—a battle that continues even today— the world’s largest truck manufacturer is hoping its EVs will lead the […]

Alabama Mercedes-Benz Plant to Assemble Battery-Electric SUV

Mercedes-Benz has been building sport-utility vehicles—the M-class and now the GLE-class—at its plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, for 20 years. And now the company has announced a major investment in the facility aimed at preparing it for the surge of electric vehicles expected over the next 20 years. In 2020, the plant will start building electric SUVs […]