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Plug-in hybrids with the best electric range

For car buyers interested in a plug-in hybrid with an extended range, CheatSheet.com profiles seven recent models that will take you the farthest. The list is headlined by the 2017 Chevrolet Volt (53 miles EV, 420 miles total range), Cadillac ELR (36 miles EV, 320 miles total range) and the Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid (27 miles EV, 600 miles total range).…

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Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Now Available in 10 States

AutoBlog.com reports that Hyundai’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle is now available in ten US states that offer the best charging infrastructure network for plug-in hybrids. The Sonata plug-in hybrid, starting at $34,600, is available in California, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island and Vermont. There’s no indication when the car will be available in other states. Read more.

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Five plug-in hybrids debuting in America this fall

CheatSheet.com is bullish on plug-in hybrids, noting that the vehicles allow drivers to cover more than 75% of their trips on pure electric power while overing well over 300 miles of range for longer weekend trips. “While we love electric vehicles for their superior green and performance specs, we love plug-in hybrids even more for their versatility and are excited about the new slate of options hitting the…

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Positive reviews for Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid

The initial reviews of the new Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid are in. Auto reporters gave mostly positive reviews to Hyundai’s first plug-in electric vehicle for the U.S. market: “I was able to drive the Plug-In in Electric mode for about fifteen miles at speeds up to 75 MPH, and it was glorious. Totally silent, totally efficient. I’m downright envious of anybody who has the…

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CAFE Regulations Drive Automakers to Push Electric Cars

The NY Times reports that despite a sputtering demand for electric vehicles, automakers are continuing to make huge investments in green vehicles. The 2015 Detroit Auto Show featured a string of announcements about new electric vehicles, including a refreshed Chevrolet Volt and a plug-in hybrid version of Hyundai’s Sonata sedan. The announcements are the latest attempt to find the winning formula for electric cars…

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