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Plug-in hybrids with the best electric range

CheatSheet.com says car buyers looking for an plug-in hybrid don’t need to worry about the range anxiety that scares drivers away from pure electric vehicles. It spotlights seven plug-in hybrids with the most electric range, including the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid (16 miles in EV mode, 560 miles of total range); Audi A3 Sportback e-tron (17 miles EV, 430 miles total range); Ford C-MAX…

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Top 10 Hybrids Vehicles with the Best Electric Range

The biggest challenge with electric vehicles is the limited range they can travel. That makes plug-in hybrids the ideal choice for consumers who want to go green but need to drive long distances on occasion. Wall St. Cheat Sheet ranked the plug-in hybrids that can travel the furthest in pure-electric mode. The Chevy Volt (38 miles) tops the list, followed by the…

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Plug-In Hybrids Predicted To Outsell Electric Vehicles In Near Future

The popularity of plug-in hybrids continues to grow. HybridCars.com reports that plug-in hybrids will reach global sales of 1.35 million by 2020, according to predictions from the IHS Automotive. By 2025, the global sales of plug-in hybrids is expected to double to 2.7 million. “By 2015 or 2016, we will actually see an inflection point where global plug-in hybrid production overtakes that…

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More plug-in hybrids planned and promised

Major automakers are ramping up their development of plug-in hybrids. Green Car Congress reports that there are currently 20 plug-in and fuel cell vehicle models currently on the US market alone and another 20 additional models scheduled to arrive by 2016. The list of plug-in hybrids that have been promised or planned includes vehicles from Audi, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Daimler, Mitsubishi, Porsche, and Volkswagen.…

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Forbes: Electric-Car Buyers Younger And Richer Than Hybrid Owners

An interesting article in Forbes reports that electric car buyers are considerably younger and more affluent than hybrid buyers according to a market analysis conducted by Experian Automotive. Forbes take: These stats would more or less reinforce the popular wisdom that hybrids, which typically cost only nominally more than comparable conventionally powered models, appeal more to family minded penny-pinchers than do…

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Cadillac starts shipping 2014 ELR

Autoblog.com reports that Cadillac dealers will receive deliveries of the all-new 2014 ELR extended range electric luxury coupe in January. The ELR was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show earlier this year. The ELR is built on the Chevy Volt’s powertrain technology, but comes with a much higher sticker price ($75,995) and has more luxurious bells and whistles. Read more.

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