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BMW's Hybrid cars to Switch to Electric-Only Mode in Polluted Cities

BMW's Hybrid cars to Switch to Electric-Only Mode in Polluted Cities

BMW’s new hybrid cars will automatically switch off their combustion engines in heavily polluted inner city areas and use pure electric driving mode as a way to cut vehicle emissions, the carmaker said on Tuesday.

FutureCar Staff 2019-06-25 07:00 PT

Jeep Introduces Plug-In Hybrid Variants of Its Smallest Offerings

Jeep Introduces Plug-In Hybrid Variants of Its Smallest Offerings

At the Geneva Motor Show, Jeep unveiled plug-in hybrid versions of the Renegade and the Compass. Both small SUVs have an all-electric range of 31 miles.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-03-07 16:00 PT

Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Hints at Possible New Hybrid Powertrain

Subaru Viziv Adrenaline Concept Hints at Possible New Hybrid Powertrain

Subaru will show off a new concept called the Viziv Adrenaline at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, which could reveal the automaker’s future with hybrid powertrains.

Vineeth Joel Patel2019-02-22 06:00 PT

Toyota Continues to Back Hybrids, Believes EV Batteries Are Flawed

Toyota Continues to Back Hybrids, Believes EV Batteries Are Flawed

Toyota not only believes that electric vehicles are hindered by the amount of cobalt that’s available, but also that democratizing hybrids is better for air quality.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-10-08 14:30 PT

 Cummins Debuts Class 6 Heavy-Duty Hybrid Truck

Cummins Debuts Class 6 Heavy-Duty Hybrid Truck

Last month, at the International Motor Show, Cummins revealed its new PowerDrive hybrid system designed specifically for commercial trucks. The technology offers both series and parallel hybrid functionality and can be mated to either a gasoline or diesel engine.

Mia Bevacqua2018-10-07 14:45 PT

Ferrari Aims for 60 Percent of Cars to Have Hybrid Powertrains by 2022

Ferrari Aims for 60 Percent of Cars to Have Hybrid Powertrains by 2022

A hybrid crossover model is also in the cards and will be called the “Purosangue,” which the automaker claims will be unlike anything else on the market.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-09-23 17:00 PT

Toyota to Prioritize Hybrids Over Pure Electric Vehicles Over Next Decade

Toyota to Prioritize Hybrids Over Pure Electric Vehicles Over Next Decade

Automakers may be diving headfirst into electric vehicles as a way of meeting fuel and emissions regulations, but Toyota will be sticking to hybrids for the next 10 years.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-05-28 09:00 PT

Buick Velite 6 Hybrid is GM’s First Vehicle in its Ambitious EV Plan

Buick Velite 6 Hybrid is GM’s First Vehicle in its Ambitious EV Plan

Buick has unveiled a new vehicle for the Chinese market – the Velite 6 that’s available as a fully-electric vehicle and a plug-in hybrid.

Vineeth Joel Patel2018-04-25 08:30 PT

BMW Charges Towards an Electrified Lineup

BMW Charges Towards an Electrified Lineup

BMW Group recently announced plans to add 12 fully-electric vehicles to its lineup by 2025 with a new four-door EV set to be unveiled at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-17 09:00 PT

Aston Martin Moving to All-Hybrid and EV Lineup

Aston Martin Moving to All-Hybrid and EV Lineup

Aston Martin has become the latest automaker to move towards a completely electrified future for its vehicles, as the British automaker has plans to completely alter its lineup by 2030.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-10 09:00 PT