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Uber Rides on with eBike Sharer Jump Acquisition

Uber's acquisition of Jump, an ebike services provider, will help pave the way for a wider adoption of ebikes all across the United States, and eventually, in other developed countries as well.
2017 Ford Focus Electric Charging

Ford to Splash $11 billion on Electric and Hybrid Cars

Ford has set out an ambitious plan to plough an extra $7 billion into its investment schedule for electric and hybrid cars.But the total $11 billion investment over the next four years has one...
Volvo v40

Volvo’s Transformation Into an All-Electric Auto Company

Volvo recently announced its plans of going all-electric by 2019, placing electrification at the center of its business.Though electric motors don’t automatically make a car an electric vehicle, this move by Volvo highlights the...

The Kia Niro Hybrid Crossover Debuts at the Chicago Auto Show

The growing popularity of hybrid vehicles is largely driven by stricter fuel economy standards, that in turn press automakers to build more fuel efficient vehicles. As automakers try to meet regulations mandating better fuel efficiency...
Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE

Fuel efficiency’s fading importance at 2015 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show appears to be leaving electric-enthusiasts in the dust, as a slew of high-power, gas-guzzling trucks have dominated the show's first few days.As fuel prices drop precipitiously, manufacturers seem to be putting little...
Mercedes-Benz Vision G-Code hybrid crossover concept

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Groundbreaking New Hybrid Concept Vehicle Powered by Renewable Energy, the Vision G-Code

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its latest concept vehicle, the hybrid Vision G-Code, which is packaged with one of the most innovative and eco-friendly features we’ve ever seen: what is being called “multi-voltaic silver paint”, which essentially...
Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Mitsubishi Set to Release New Plug-In Hybrid Outlander Van

There an old marketing axiom that opines “if you can’t fix it feature it,” and in the case of Mitsubishi’s nearly ready-to-launch Outlander ‘4 Work’ PHEV, less is clearly being touted as more in the...
Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid: Tesla’s Got Nothing On This Little Hot Pepper

Okay, okay; I grant that the Cayenne S Hybrid isn’t a pure EV. But if you want an upscale SUV that also serves as an environmental carbon-fighter, while producing a fairly hard boot in...
Toyota Prius

Toyota passes six million hybrids sold mark

Talk about a milestone. The grandfather of hybrid vehicles, Toyota Motor Company, announced on Tuesday they are launching even more of the energy efficient cars after passing the six million global vehicles sold mark. In total,...
Nissan quick charge eVgo Leaf

Plug-ins depreciate faster than conventional cars: report

As hybrid vehicles gain traction in terms of popularity, a new report has come out suggesting plug-ins and other electric cars may depreciate in value faster than their conventional counterparts.While the plug-in technology is...