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2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Now PHEV Only

2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Now PHEV Only

While the 2022 Trailhawk was available with V6, V8, and plug-in hybrid engines, the 2023 model will only be offered with Jeep’s electrified powertrain.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-08-17 06:45 PT

2023 Kia Sportage PHEV Arrives With 32 Miles of Electric Range

2023 Kia Sportage PHEV Arrives With 32 Miles of Electric Range

The first plug-in hybrid powertrain for the Sportage arrives with a larger electric motor than the Sporty Hybrid for 32 miles of all-electric range.

Vineeth Joel Patel2022-03-22 07:55 PT

The Audi A7 PHEV Named Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of 2021 by U.S. News & World Report

The Audi A7 PHEV Named Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of 2021 by U.S. News & World Report

The 2021 A7 55 TFSI e plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) from Volkswagen’s ’s luxury brand Audi has been recognized as the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Luxury Plug-in Hybrid of 2021​. Other vehicles that made the list include the 2021 Chevy Bolt EV, which was crowned the best electric car, and Tesla Model Y as best luxury electric vehicle.

FutureCar Staff 2021-06-10 15:15 PT

Toyota Announces That 3 New Electrified Models are Coming to the U.S. in 2021

Toyota Announces That 3 New Electrified Models are Coming to the U.S. in 2021

​Toyota Motor Corp announced that three new electrified models are coming to the U.S. in 2021. Two of the vehicles will be fully-electric and the third will be a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model. Although Toyota is a global leader in hybrid and fuel cell technology, beginning with the launch of the Prius over 20 years ago, the automaker has not yet offered any fully-electric vehicles in North America.

FutureCar Staff 2021-03-20 14:05 PT

Hyundai Reveals Specs for the Upcoming 2022 Tucson SUV

Hyundai Reveals Specs for the Upcoming 2022 Tucson SUV

Automaker Hyundai has confirmed that its 2022 Tucson SUV will offer buyers three options, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV), conventional hybrid and an internal combustion engine model. The Hyundai Tucson PHEV will be powered by a 13.8 kWh battery pack, which the company claims will deliver 70 MPGe of fuel economy.

Manish Kharinta2020-12-24 18:30 PT

BorgWarner’s Latest Compact Electric Drive Module is Being Used by 3 'New Energy Vehicle' Manufacturers in China

BorgWarner’s Latest Compact Electric Drive Module is Being Used by 3 'New Energy Vehicle' Manufacturers in China

Automotive supplier BorgWarner announced that it started supplying its latest electric drive module (eDM) for three new electric models in China, including the Ford Territory, AIWAYS SUV U5 and the Leading Ideal One smart electric SUV. The Michigan-based company's newest eDM is designed so China's automakers can build more affordable EVs.

Eric Walz2020-08-27 11:50 PT

BMW to Double EV Battery Production Capacity at its U.S. Assembly Plant

BMW to Double EV Battery Production Capacity at its U.S. Assembly Plant

​The BMW Group announced on Wednesday that it would double its production capacity for electric vehicle batteries at its U.S. plant in South Carolina as it ramps up manufacturing of plug-in hybrid vehicles, including the first ever X3 plug-in hybrid.

FutureCar Staff 2019-08-30 16:35 PT

U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Extend Federal EV Tax Credit

U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Extend Federal EV Tax Credit

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday to expand the electric vehicle tax credit to another 400,000 vehicles per manufacturer, on top of the current cap of 200,000 vehicles. The move to expand the credit is intended to encourage the purchase of electric vehicles.

Eric Walz2019-05-17 13:23 PT