Audi e-tron: The awd crossover EV will go on sale in 2019 in the U.S. to lead Audi's bid to capture EV market share in the premium segment. Audi says the e-tron, which is similar in size to a Q7, will have a range of nearly 250 miles from its 95-kilowatt-hour battery and start at $75,795 for the base trim. The e-tron Sportback, with a more raked rear roofline, will arrive in late 2019, followed by a four-door GT version.
Bentley Bentayga: The Bentayga Hybrid, a plug-in variant that debuted in March at the Geneva auto show, is to go on sale in 2019. Bentley's first electrified vehicle uses Porsche's V-6 plug-in hybrid technology to combine a 3.0-liter engine with an electric motor that gives the crossover an all-electric range of 31 miles.
Bentley Continental GT: Arriving in mid-2019, a redesigned third-generation Continental GT will ride on VW Group's MSB platform, which also underpins the Porsche Panamera. Previous reports point to a Continental GT plug-in hybrid getting a V-6 engine from the VW corporate parts bin, as well as electric motors, battery systems, plug-in hybrid controllers and wiring systems.
Bollinger B1: New York startup Bollinger Motors, has partnered with a Michigan engineering firm to bring its B1 electric utility truck to market in late 2019. Bollinger says the awd truck, with an all-aluminum chassis and body, will offer 200 miles of range from its 120-kWh battery pack and have an adjustable suspension that can vary its ground clearance from 10 to 20 inches.
Elio P4: Elio Motors originally promised to launch its three-wheeled, 84 mpg car in 2012. The vehicle is still not out, and Elio now says it's seeking a 2019 launch. If that happens, the car will be built at the former GM plant in Louisiana and cost $7,450.
Faraday Future FF 91: Faraday had to backtrack from its plan for a $1 billion electric car plant in Nevada, but it has unveiled a preproduction version of the FF 91 that it wants to start building in the first half of 2019 at a former tire factory it's leasing in California. The crossover has a range of more than 300 miles and a six-figure price tag.
Ferrari plug-in hybrid: In March at the Geneva auto show, then-CEO Sergio Marchionne revealed that a V-8 plug-in hybrid would arrive in 2019, but it remains unclear which model will get the designation.
Ford Escape: After discontinuing the Escape Hybrid in 2012, Ford plans to launch a plug-in hybrid version of the Escape when the crossover's fourth generation arrives in the second half of next year.
Genesis GV80: Genesis unveiled the GV80 concept as a fuel cell vehicle at the 2017 New York auto show. Officials say a production version could come at the end of 2019 or early 2020, and fuel cell or plug-in hybrid variants might be in store.
Hyundai Sonata: A freshened plug-in version of Hyundai's midsize sedan arrived this summer, along with a $1,300 price cut from the 2017 model. A redesign could be on the way next year for the 2020 model year.
Kia Niro: The crossover is available as a plug-in hybrid. The Niro EV, with a 64-kWh battery that Kia says will deliver a range of 239 miles, will arrive in the U.S. next year. It will come with several safety features to protect pedestrians. The plug-in hybrid would be due for a freshening in 2020, followed by the EV in 2021.
Kia Soul: The Soul EV gained a more powerful battery this year that improved the car's EPA-estimated range to 111 miles from 93 miles. A redesign is expected for the 2020 model year.
Land Rover Road Rover: Land Rover is rumored to be working on a pumped-up (think Audi All-Road) electric off-road wagon that could debut late next year. It will likely use a version of the platform and drivetrain underpinning the Jaguar I-Pace. The Road Rover name has been trademarked. Such a vehicle would be the first wagon from Land Rover.
Lincoln Aviator: Lincoln will debut a three-row, rear-wheel-drive crossover in the second half of 2019. It will include gasoline and plug-in hybrid options.
Lincoln Corsair: Lincoln freshened the MKC compact crossover this year with a new grille and a host of new technology features. It will undergo a redesign — and name change to Corsair — in the second half of 2019, when it also will get a plug-in hybrid variant.
Maserati Levante: Maserati's first crossover will get a plug-in hybrid version in late 2019 to join the Trofeo edition debuting this year.
Mercedes-Benz EQC: Daimler is developing a family of long-range EVs with standalone designs that will launch under the EQ subbrand. The EQC, Mercedes' first electric compact crossover, could arrive in the U.S. in the second half of 2019. It will have two electric motors, claim a 310-mile range and boast acceleration from 0 to 62 mph in less than 5 seconds.
Mercedes-Benz eSprinter: A redesigned Sprinter large van will go on sale in November. Production of an EV version called the eSprinter could begin in 2019.
Mercedes-Benz S 560e: A re-engineered and renamed plug-in hybrid version of the S-class sedan will arrive next year.
Mini Electric: A new electric Mini will go on sale in the U.S. in late 2019. A new body style is not expected.
Nissan Leaf: Nissan's battery-powered car was redesigned for the 2018 model year and will carry over with minimal changes for the next two years. But a second version of the car will appear in early 2019, containing a new battery with a significantly longer driving range and a higher price. That extended-range Leaf is expected to offer approximately 225 miles of battery range, 50 percent more than the current Leaf.