All posts tagged Hybrid

Young drivers show interest in hybrids, electric cars

Young drivers show interest in hybrids, electric cars

By Antony Ingram

Read between the lines, and it isn’t surprising that large car makers are starting to get more involved with car sharing schemes and similar.

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Ford Boosts EV Marketing with Lincoln Exec

Ford Boosts EV Marketing with Lincoln Exec

By Nick Kurczewski

There’s good news for Ford Motor Company’s effort to promote a growing lineup of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. C.J. O’Donnell, previously the marketing chief of the Lincoln brand, is now tasked with promoting Ford’s range of hybrids and electric vehicles. These include plug-in hybrids, such as theFord C-Max Energi and upcoming Fusion Energi, along with dedicated EVs like the Focus Electric. Despite a highly anticipated launch, the Focus EV has been a particularly low seller since its limited release earlier this year. Read more


Nissan developing new hybrid tech, could debut in Infiniti CUV

Nissan developing new hybrid tech, could debut in Infiniti CUV

By Sebastian Blanco

Nissan sells more pure electric vehicles (EVs) than any other automaker, but the EV market remains tiny. The hybrid market, while also just a small percentage of new vehicles sold, is bigger – and it’s a segment where Nissan hasn’t really been playing. The Altima Hybrid, for example, was killed off last year. No one really misses it, though, because Nissan is now able to get nearly equivalent fuel efficiency ratings without a battery. There are signs that Nissan is ready to change its tune on gas-electric hybrids, though, and it starts with Infiniti. Read more


Toyota Dealers Not Interested In Selling Electric Cars, Prefer Hybrids

Toyota Dealers Not Interested In Selling Electric Cars, Prefer Hybrids

By Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield

Thanks to its ever-expanding range of hybrids, including the well-known Prius liftback, Toyota Toyota dealers have a wide range of green cars to sell.

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