Hybrids

Polestar Unveils Polestar 1, Its First New Car

By Brian Wong on October 17, 2017

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CARS.COM — There's big news today from Polestar — formerly Volvo's performance division, now spun off into its own brand — namely the debut of its first car in the less... Read More

Polestar Unveils Polestar 1, Its First New Car

By Brian Wong on October 17, 2017

CARS.COM — There's big news today from Polestar — formerly Volvo's performance division, now spun off into its own brand — namely the debut of its first car in the less... Read More

Ford Pushes for Plug-Ins, Starts EV Team

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Ford Pushes for Plug-Ins, Starts EV Team

By Kelsey Mays on October 3, 2017

CARS.COM — Amid plans to offer more than a dozen new hybrids, plug-in hybrids and fully electric vehicles worldwide by 2022, Ford has reportedly formed a new team to develop electric cars.... Read More

Mercedes Plug-In S-Class Adds Battery Capacity, Likely Range

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Mercedes Plug-In S-Class Adds Battery Capacity, Likely Range

By Kelsey Mays on September 19, 2017

CARS.COM — After skipping the 2018 model year, the plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan will return for the 2019 model year with increased battery capacity and al... Read More

How Fuel-Efficient Is the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid?

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How Fuel-Efficient Is the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid?

By Jennifer Geiger on July 19, 2017

CARS.COM — Minivans are known for their people- and stuff-hauling chops, not their fuel efficiency. Opting for one forces families to choose convenience over gas mileage — but not wi... Read More

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Video Review

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime Video Review

By Jennifer Geiger on June 29, 2017

CARS.COM — Toyota's Prius was redesigned for 2016, and for 2017 the automaker redesigned the plug-in version, called the Prius Prime. Although the Prime is quirky in the driving depart... Read More

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: Who's the King of Fuel Economy?

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Vs. 2017 Toyota Prius: Who's the King of Fuel Economy?

By Brian Wong on June 16, 2017

CARS.COM — Hyundai has not been shy with its introduction of the 2017 Ioniq Hybrid, boldly proclaiming that the "world didn't need another hybrid, it needed a better hybrid" ... Read More

2018 Buick LaCrosse Gets Mild Hybrid, Lower Base Price

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2018 Buick LaCrosse Gets Mild Hybrid, Lower Base Price

By Fred Meier on June 5, 2017

CARS.COM — A mild hybrid four-cylinder model is back for the Buick LaCrosse as the new base powertrain for 2018 models going on sale this fall. It brings a new lower starting price fo... Read More

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: What Does This Button Do?

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq: What Does This Button Do?

By Aaron Bragman on April 26, 2017

CARS.COM — We just tested the new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Ioniq Electric, the automaker's answer to the Toyota Prius' dominance of the fuel-efficient small car cate... Read More

What's New From Honda for 2017?

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What's New From Honda for 2017?

By on April 18, 2017

CARS.COM — Honda continues to grow its Civic lineup with the addition of two performance-oriented versions of the car: the Si and Type R. On the other end of the automotive spectrum, ... Read More

Top 10 Best MPG Bang for Your Buck

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Top 10 Best MPG Bang for Your Buck

By Joe Wiesenfelder on April 17, 2017

CARS.COM — Fuel prices remain quite low, which has cooled demand for efficient vehicles on economic grounds, but some shoppers remain interested in decreasing their carbon footprint. So in... Read More