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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Road Trip

While all-electric vehicles can be pressed into service for long trips, that’s not always an easy thing. That’s why plug-in hybrids fill this need well. They’re all-electric for around-town driving and offer easy capability for longer journeys. Here’s our experience.

2020 Ford Escape

Escape to the Future

Buyers are increasingly looking to crossovers and SUVs as their primary mode of transportation. As these vehicles become more car-like in most respects, is it any surprise that they also adopt sedan and hatchback design language? At Ford, apparently not.

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Ferrari SF90 Stradale Plug-In

The SF90 Stradale represents many firsts for Ferrari. It’s the legendary automaker’s first plug-in hybrid electric model, the marque’s first all-wheel-drive supercar, and the most powerful Ferrari production car ever sold. The SF90 boasts the highest output ever for a

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New Cayenne E-Hybrid

Like the previous generation Cayenne, Porsche has included an electrified version to bring greater efficiency and performance to its 2019 crossover SUV. It features a completely re-engineered hybrid powertrain compared to its predecessor, the Cayenne S E-Hybrid, using the third

Range Rover P400e Charging

Range Rover Electrified

Jaguar Land Rover plans to offer an optional electrified powertrain for every one of its models by 2020. The Range Rover P400e, along with the Range Rover Sport P400e, represent the brand’s first plug-in electric hybrids. Most significant about the

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Volvo’s Luxury S90 T8 Plug-In

Volvo’s flagship model for 2018 is the plug-in hybrid S90 T8 eAWD that’s available in Momentum and Inscription trim levels. The T8 comes standard with a panoramic sunroof, power window shades, and rear seat massage. Air suspension and Bowers and

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Electrification’s Charging Challenge

Charging your electric vehicle used to be an easy thing, at least in many areas where electrification has long been promoted. Public chargers were installed in high-profile areas like shopping centers, parking garages, and at the workplace. For the longest

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MINI’s Cool Plug-In Countryman All4

The 2018 MINI Countryman is the biggest MINI ever, featuring 30 percent more cargo space than the previous Countryman, more front and rear legroom, and greater headroom and rear seat shoulder room for five occupants. Adding to the model’s appeal

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Green Car Award Winners – Washington

Green Car Journal has honored winners of its highly-anticipated 2018 Green Car Awards™ at the 2018 Washington Auto Show, capping off the final awards of the magazine’s 2018 award program that also included presentations at shows in Los Angeles and

Karma Revero

Karma Revero: An Electric with Sensuous Style

The Karma Revero is Green Car Journal’s 2018 Luxury Green Car of the Year, earning this distinction for many reasons.  But let’s start here: The Revero is the most head-turning vehicle we have ever driven. Period. The attention this stunning

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Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Plug-In

Except for green e-hybrid badges on the front doors, green brake calipers, and green ‘Panamera 4’ at the rear, Porsche’s new-generation Panamera 4 E-Hybrid looks just like its non-hybrid V-6 sibling. But there’s a lot going on behind the scenes

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Your Definitive Guide to Plug-In Vehicles

Plug-in vehicles are on a roll. That’s not to say that battery electric or plug-in hybrids will eclipse internal combustion or hybrid vehicles in the market anytime soon. But the fact that there are 40 plug-in models available in the U.S.