hybrid cars

Lincoln reportedly plans to electrify entire lineup by 2022

Ford's Lincoln luxury brand is looking to field electrified powertrain options for all of its vehicles by 2022. Ford's electric plans for Lincoln could be fully revealed as soon as next month, and cou

2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e soothes range anxiety

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e plug-in hybrid sedan is not a Tesla fighter. It’s not even much of a Chevy Volt fighter. It is a very comfortable, very refined plug-in-hybrid mid-range Mercedes. So

The business side of the Karma reboot

In 2009, I went to what was probably the saddest auto show Detroit has ever seen. It was the January after the economy collapsed and auto makers were teetering on the edge of going bust. But there wer

Honda and Volvo add more electrification

Honda announced it’s going to expand its Clarity line to include an all-electric version and a plug-in hybrid next year. The latest version of the Honda Clarity will be available later this ye

New power device diode brings dream of more efficient hybrid cars closer

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/diode_hybrid_cars.jpg" /> Japan's <a href="http://www.aist.go.jp/index_en.html">National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Te

Ten alternative hybrid car engine noises

Working off of the post from earlier today concerning Lotus adding artificial engine noise to hybrid cars in the name of safety, we thought we might see how a few alternatives might work instead of th

Hybrid Vehicles: It’s quiet out there, a little too quiet

We’ve all heard the whispers and murmurs regarding adding artificial noise to hybrid cars so that pedestrians don’t get hit and it appears that we’re heading in that direction for real. Lotus is

Popular Mechanics takes Aptera electric car for a spin

If you haven’t heard of Aptera yet, you’ll probably be hearing a whole lot about the company in the coming months. It’s got two models of automobiles coming out next year. One is jus