Subaru has registered the name Evoltis, potentially hinting at a near-term rollout for the automaker’s newest hybrid: a plug-in. According to a report by Green Car Reports, Subaru has trademarked the name and will apply it to the PHEV, to be released as early as 2019.
Previously, Subaru came to market with the Crosstrek hybrid in the U.S., and has sold other electrified cars around the world. The Evoltis, if a PHEV, would be the first Subaru plug-in sold in the U.S. The technology behind the PHEV likely originates from Subaru’s technology partnership with Toyota. Read more.