McLaren eschews EV future sought by Ferrari, Corvette, othersMarch 16, 2018
It's not often that the head of a major car company will admit to not being up to speed on the latest, hot industrywide trend. McLaren's sales boss, Jolyon Nash, has no such qualms.
Nissan's e-Power van may hint at U.S. hybrid planMarch 4, 2018
Nissan has deployed its e-Power range-extender hybrid system in a bigger vehicle in Japan, indicating the more robust version that will be needed for its U.S. launch.
Lexus testing new hybrid mathFeb. 19, 2018
Lexus has quietly changed the math for the 2018 model year, significantly lowering the hybrid premium for its two most popular crossovers and rolling out a sporty new hybrid platform for its LC halo coupe and LS flagship sedan.
Porsche mulls production increase for Mission EFeb. 12, 2018
Porsche says it may increase the annual production capacity of its Mission E model beyond 20,000 cars when it launches next year. The brand will also decide whether to electrify its Macan crossover.
Hyundai preps hybrid, plug-in hybrid SonataFeb. 8, 2018
The estimated fuel economy of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata SE variant is 39 mpg city/45 highway/42 combined, the automaker said.
Honda steers Insight toward the mainstreamJan. 11, 2018
The third-generation Insight sheds the boxy rear end that distinguishes many hybrids and now bears the sleek design profile of the Honda Accord and Civic sedans. One analyst is already calling it the "anti-Prius."
Toyota ends diesel-car sales in ItalyJan. 5, 2018
Toyota said its new-car lineup in Italy is now "diesel-free" after the automaker stopped selling diesel variants of its Yaris, Auris and RAV4 models.
How green version of iconic London taxi will become globalDec. 27
Industry veteran Carl-Peter Forster, now head of Geely's London Electric Vehicle Company, has been tasked with launching an electric cab.
Honda to slot third-gen Insight hybrid above CivicDec. 19
Honda is resurrecting the Insight nameplate -- a five-passenger gasoline-electric hybrid sedan with a new profile-- to be slotted above the Civic and will show a prototype at the 2018 Detroit auto show.
BMW electric cars hit 100,000 global sales targetDec. 18
BMW said it reached its target of selling 100,000 electrified cars this year around the world, benefiting from stronger demand in western Europe and the United States.
PSA, Nidec plan joint venture for electric motorsDec. 4
PSA envisages production capacity of 900,000 electric motors annually by 2022 from its joint venture with Nidec to produce motors for EVs, plug-in hybrids and mild hybrids.
Porsche mulls a hybrid variant of 911Nov. 17
Porsche is considering adding battery power to the 911, making the top variant of the iconic sports car a hybrid, according to people familiar with the matter.