31-mpg Chevy Malibu or (the pricier) 47-mpg Malibu Hybrid: I know which one I want
March 2, 2016, 3:18 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
The only thing better than a nice, roomy 2016 Chevy Malibu that gets 31 mpg combined is one that adds hybrid efficiency for 47 mpg combined.
Despite $2 gas, Kia shows off 3 new hybrids at Chicago Auto Show
February 13, 2016, 1:06 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
The all-new Niro is joined by revamped versions of the Optima.
4 plug-in hybrids making noise at Detroit Auto Show
January 13, 2015, 1:02 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Despite $2 a gallon gas, automakers are still going green, and the popularity of the gas-electric range extender format is just one example.
For Europe's new plug-in hybrids, price matters (a lot)
July 2, 2014, 2:56 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Audi and Volvo will roll out luxury electric cars in the U.S. market early next year. Both companies admire Tesla's strategy, but can they match the Model S as objects of desire?
The next NSX: Honda's top-secret braintrust in Ohio
June 28, 2013, 3:18 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
The second generation of the high-performance NSX will be a platform for hybrid technology and lightweighting. It's an image vehicle for Honda, targeting the world's best supercars.
Fisker misses $10M payment, is bankruptcy imminent?
April 23, 2013, 11:59 a.m. by Melissa Hincha-Ownby
Luxury automaker Fisker has officially missed a $10 million payment to the Department of Energy. Is a bankruptcy filing next?