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Toyota Was Right To Bet on Hybrids, but No One Is Wrong To Pursue EV Revolution - Part 3
Toyota Was Right To Bet on Hybrids, but No One Is Wrong To Pursue EV Revolution - Part 3

23 Jun 2024, 05:22 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / Maybe your next car won't be fully electric, but there's a high chance it will be a hybrid. A few years later, you'll surely go for an EV. Here's why

 
Toyota Was Right To Bet on Hybrids, but No One Is Wrong To Pursue EV Revolution - Part 2
Toyota Was Right To Bet on Hybrids, but No One Is Wrong To Pursue EV Revolution - Part 2

22 Jun 2024, 01:38 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / Hybrids and plug-in hybrids are the transition to fully electric vehicles, after all. Maybe it's not that obvious for now because of the background ICE noise

 
Toyota Was Right To Bet on Hybrids, but No One Is Wrong To Pursue EV Revolution - Part 1
Toyota Was Right To Bet on Hybrids, but No One Is Wrong To Pursue EV Revolution - Part 1

16 Jun 2024, 10:22 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / So, is this "silly" EV trend finally stopping and ICE claiming victory? Or are "EV sales cooling down" and "people prefer hybrids" just a phase?

 
EVs and Plug-In Hybrids Are Presumably Much Less Reliable Than ICEVs and Hybrids, CR Says
EVs and Plug-In Hybrids Are Presumably Much Less Reliable Than ICEVs and Hybrids, CR Says

3 Dec 2023, 12:16 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / The latest Consumer Reports survey concludes, "On average, new EVs have 79 percent more problems than ICE vehicles. " That must hurt any electrohead!

 
Hybrid Vehicles: a Short History of the Alternative Drive
Hybrid Vehicles: a Short History of the Alternative Drive

17 Apr 2020, 15:43 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / The hybrid car is over a hundred years old, with only the low price of gasoline and diesel having kept it from evolving sooner

 
New Hybrids Coming Your Way with Electric Torque Vectoring, Says GKN Driveline
New Hybrids Coming Your Way with Electric Torque Vectoring, Says GKN Driveline

18 Feb 2016, 14:17 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / GKN Driveline, supplier for numerous automotive brands, has announced the development of a new electric torque vectoring system for hybrids

 
Chevy Volt Owners Pass 2 Million Miles Clocked, Two-thirds 100% Electric
Chevy Volt Owners Pass 2 Million Miles Clocked, Two-thirds 100% Electric

11 Jul 2011, 15:53 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Hybrid vehicles have been a common sight on our streets for some time now. However, the Chevrolet Volt is the first mass produced plug in hybrid to be offered to the general public. The Volt has a 4...

 
Mitsubishi Prepares Three New Electric and Hybrid Models
Mitsubishi Prepares Three New Electric and Hybrid Models

6 Jul 2011, 07:14 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Mitsubishi will offer an electric version of the compact ASX sports utility vehicle as a second choice after the launch in new Zealand next month of the i-MiEV, which is the electric version of the ...

 
SAE Releases New Book on Hybrid Powered Vehicles
SAE Releases New Book on Hybrid Powered Vehicles

16 Mar 2011, 08:55 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Building on the original edition’s exploration of hybrid components, system engineering, design constraints, challenges, and opportunities of hybrid vehicles, the “Hybrid Powered Vehicle...

 
U.S. to Introduce EV Minimum Sound Standard
U.S. to Introduce EV Minimum Sound Standard

20 May 2010, 08:47 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Several U.S. and international organizations have recently agreed on proposed legislative language that will protect blind pedestrians and others from the threat represented by silent vehicle techno...

 
U.S. Homebuilder Offers EV Charging Infrastructure Preparation
U.S. Homebuilder Offers EV Charging Infrastructure Preparation

9 Mar 2010, 17:46 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / The electric and hybrid vehicles are becoming more and more present in our daily automotive landscape. But these vehicles need a charging infrastructure that supports their use and this is currently...

 
Toyota to Introduce 5 FCHVs in Germany by 2011
Toyota to Introduce 5 FCHVs in Germany by 2011

8 Mar 2010, 09:34 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Despite recent media reports that question the quality of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, the Japanese manufacturer still has the strong will to survive on the market. Following a recent agreement betwe...

 
GM Hybrids Increase Vehicle Line-up Pricing
GM Hybrids Increase Vehicle Line-up Pricing

16 Feb 2010, 10:47 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / Hybrid vehicles. A compromise that is becoming more and more present in our daily driving life, as the industry tries to reduce the impact of motoring on the environment. Some hate this kind of e...

 
Lawmaker Makes Green Proposal for the U.S. Postal Service
Lawmaker Makes Green Proposal for the U.S. Postal Service

28 Dec 2009, 09:17 UTC · By: Andrei Tutu / U.S. representative Jose E. Serrano wants to turn the U.S. Postal Service (USPC) vehicle fleet green, Washington Post reported. We are talking about the largest civilian fleet of vehicles in the wor...

 
Scotland to Have the First Hybrid Taxi Company
Scotland to Have the First Hybrid Taxi Company

27 Jul 2009, 13:11 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Lining up to the green trends in the automotive market, a new Scottish taxi company opened recently, offering its services through a fleet of six hybrid Toyota Prius, soon after it has been agreed b...

 
Zipcar Expands Fleet, Lowers Prices in Chicago
Zipcar Expands Fleet, Lowers Prices in Chicago

9 Jul 2009, 08:28 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Business seem to be going well in in the car sharing domain, though we would have never expected people to give up on owning a car and enter this kind of program. Zipcar has recently announced they ...

 
Zipcar Launched UK’s Greenest Car Club
Zipcar Launched UK’s Greenest Car Club

8 Jul 2009, 11:00 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / The Westminster City Council partnered with Zipcar and opened the greenest car club in UK yesterday, which will include a fleet of 20 hybrid vehicles, also offering members access to the country&rsq...

 
GM's Rick Wagoner Wants Higher Fuel Prices
GM's Rick Wagoner Wants Higher Fuel Prices

19 Mar 2009, 11:53 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / In a flip-flop twist worthy of a Wile E. Coyote and Road Runner ending, Rick Wagoner is suddenly in favor of a major increase in gasoline prices. The General Motors big kahuna said that increasing t...

 
PSA Delays Launch of Plug-in Hybrids
PSA Delays Launch of Plug-in Hybrids

5 Feb 2009, 08:55 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The ever growing need to save money and cut costs could result in the delay of PSA's hybrid vehicles launch. The delay could take as long as two years, but will not interfere with the company&...