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Best Hybrid, PHEV, EV deals for March 2019

Green Car Reports has published its monthly round-up of best deals on hybrid and electrified vehicles. The Honda Clarity PHEV is the best priced plug-in hybrid for month. In non-California, zero-emissions mandate states, the vehicle is on offer for $209/month for thirty-six months. For consumers in California and Oregon, the vehicle costs and additional $99/month. Ford continues to attractively price…

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February 2019 Plug-In Hybrid Sales Report

In February, 17,239 plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles were sold with Tesla leading the electric vehicle sales with 5750 units of its Model 3 being picked up by consumers. The Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Bolt also did well, selling 654 and 1225 units, respectively. Tesla sold an additional 1100 of its Model X and 800 of its Model S as…

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Jeep shows off plug-in hybrid Renegade and Compass in Geneva

The Geneva Auto Show has seen the launch of a number of plug-in hybrid models, and Jeep is the latest automaker to show off its wares. Jeep has plug-in hybrid versions of its Renegade and Compass models on display at the show. Each vehicle carries around 50km of all electric range and between 190-240hp. The plug-ins also carry greater torque…

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Audi introducing four new plug-in hybrids in Geneva

Audi will unveil four new plug-in hybrid models of its existing A6, A7, A8 and Q5 vehicles, according to a report by Navva. The vehicles are slated to have at least 40 km of all-electric range and will be revealed at the Geneva Auto Show. Multiple styles of each model will be available. Read more.

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Toyota to replace Prius C with Corolla Hybrid

Toyota has confirmed that its new hybrid Corolla will replace its Prius C in its eco-friendly product line-up. The Prius C is a smaller version of Toyota’s standard Prius, and is rated at 48/43/46 mpg. In comparison, the 2020 Corolla hybrid carries a 53/52/52 mpg rating, a noticeable improvement. Autoblog commented, “While it makes sense in theory that one Toyota…

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Subaru to unveil two hybrids in Geneva

Subaru has announced it will reveal electrified, hybrid versions of two of its classic designs at the Geneva Auto Show next month. A new report from Motor Trend points out that a likely candidate for electrification is the Forester, a top-seller for Subaru. The company has not specified whether the vehicles will be standard or plug-in hybrids. The automaker writes…

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Mercedes to electrify line-up by 2022, launch 10 plug-ins by 2020

Mercedes has announced it will electrify its entire line-up by 2022, with ten more plug-in hybrids to launch by the end of this year. According to a new report from Inside EVs, the luxury automaker will focus on full-electric, plug-in hybrid and mild hybrid vehicles, all bearing the EQ Power label. In 2019, the brand will launch ten more plug-in…

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Best Hybrid, PHEV, EV deals for February 2019

Green Car Reports has published its monthly round-up of best deals on hybrid and electrified vehicles. For non-plug-in hybrids, the Ford Fusion Hybrid is the best deal of the month to lease at $179/month with a little over three thousand due at signing, though the model is available for slightly under the leasing standard of 12,000 miles of use per…

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Corolla Hybrid ties Prius with 52 mpg combined EPA rating

Toyota’s 2020 Corolla Sedan Hybrid has been awarded a “very impressive 53/52/52” EPA rating, according to Car Scoops. The rating compares favorably with Toyota’s top-selling Prius, rated at 54/50/52 mpg. The Corolla Hybrid and the Prius share the same powertrain. For the Corolla, this means a 1.8L 4-cylinder Atkinson cycle engine in combination with dual electric motors and a nickel-metal-hydride…

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Plug-in hybrid Ford F-250 to debut in March

A hybrid version of the Ford F-250 pick-up truck will make its debut at the NTEA Work Truck Show this March. XL, formerly XL Hybrids, will show the plug-in F-250 that employs its electrification platform. The company had previously released a plug-in hybrid F-150 and a standard hybrid F-250. The company caters to municipal and utility fleets, according to a…

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