Tag Archives: New York Auto Show

Toyota debuts 2020 Highlander Hybrid in New York

This week at the New York Auto Show, Toyota unveiled its 2020 Highlander Hybrid. The vehicle for the first time will have an all-wheel-drive option (requiring an extra electric motor to be added), and will be a little over two inches longer than its predecessor. The hybrid will carry a 2.5L inline engine in combination with two or three electric…

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Ford will debut PHEV Lincoln Corsair at New York Auto Show

According to a new report from Motor Authority, Ford will unveil its updated Lincoln Corsair models at the New York Auto Show late next week, and a plug-in hybrid option is in the line-up. Though Ford has been quiet about the full specs of the models, Motor Authority reports that the plug-in hybrid version will carry a 2.5L inline 4-speed…

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Hybrid vehicles for police work displayed in New York

At last week’s New York Auto Show, Ford debuted its Responder Hybrid, the “first pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicle.” The model employs a 2.0 liter Atkinson engine alongside an 88 kW motor and 7.6kWh battery. The Responder Hybrid also has law enforcement-specific features including heavy duty versions of its tires, brakes, suspension, and cooling system. The Responder Hybrid will be produced…

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Honda offers 55 mpg with 2019 Insight hybrid

The 2019 Honda Insight has debuted this week in New York, and the new model is rated at up to 55mpg for city driving. The Insight employs Honda’s trademark two-motor hybrid system and a 151 hp Atkinson engine. Honda is set to offer the Insight hybrid in three different trims, with various features, and will produce the model in Indiana.…

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VW’s Atlas Cross Sport SUV debuts with PHEV option

The New York Auto Show brought another surprise this week with Volkswagen announcing it will offer its Atlas Cross Sport SUV with a plug-in hybrid option. The Atlas Cross Sport is a midsize, five-seat SUV with 355 horsepower provided by dual motors and an 18 kWh lithium-ion battery. A mild hybrid powertrain is also a potential option for the Atlas…

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Plug-in hybrid Lincoln Aviator announced in New York

Lincoln Motor Company announced its newest vehicle this week at the New York Auto Show. The new Lincoln Aviator offers a plug-in hybrid powertrain and will be available for purchase next year. The plug-in hybrid powertrain is offered in combination with a twin-turbocharged engine. Features of the new Aviator PHEV include keyless unlocking—a phone substitutes as a key—in addition to…

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Lexus UX200 and UX250h Hybrid SUVs debut this week

Lexus is set to debut two new hybrid models at the New York Auto Show. The UX 200 and UX250h, both small crossover utility vehicles, offer a variety of new features with the goal “to lure first-time buyers into the luxury brand” according to Green Car Reports. The UX250h is the hybrid of the two, and comes fully equipped with…

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2019 Insight hybrid model to debut in New York

Honda’s latest hybrid will be on full display at the New York Auto Show this week. The 2019 Insight is Honda’s fifth new hybrid model introduced in the last year. The Insight features Honda’s third generation hybrid system, capable of 151 horsepower and 197lb-ft of torque. According to the automaker, the hybrid’s three models allow “drivers to customize their experience…

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2019 A6 to be introduced with mild hybrid standard

Audi debuted its 2019 A6 at the Geneva auto show last month, and now the company is bringing the model stateside. The 2019 Audi A6 will come with mild hybrid as the standard option, bringing 340 horsepower. Though this is one of the first Audi hybrids to make it to market, it will not be the last. The automaker is…

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Lincoln Aviator SUV to be announced in NY, with expected electrification

Lincoln is set to debut its first Aviator SUV since 2005—and the model will be a hybrid. According to Automobile Mag, the automaker is expected to debut the electrified SUV at the New York Auto Show this week. The Aviator hybrid will aid in the expansion of Lincoln’s hybrid and electrified options. Not much has been released on the model’s…

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