Review: 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and EV

  The smartly styled, high-efficiency Hyundai Ioniq it isn’t just a single car, it’s a model lineup with three very different electrified powertrains: Conventional hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric.  Fortunately, each looks to be a top contender in its segment. Unfortunately, that means Hyundai shoppers looking for a really efficient, roomy, fun-to-drive, value priced car … Read more »

Toyota OK With EVs

Toyota Motor says it will continue developing battery-electric cars, EVs,  even as it pushes hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles. [Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute, 30 seconds.] The automaker, which told TheGreenCarGuy last month that it was considering  making all Prius models plug-in hybrids, says it still sees fuel-cell electrics as the “ultimate environmentally friendly vehicles.” Toyota … Read more »

Is Nissan’s Leaf Next? Renault Unveils 248-mile EV Battery

Renault announced a 248-mile (400 km) battery pack for its Zoe electric car Thursday, validating rumors of a new long-range battery that have been circulating for weeks. [Estimated Reading Time: 1 minute, 40 seconds.] While the French automaker doesn’t sell cars in the U.S., its partner, Nissan, does. And Nissan desperately needs a long-range battery … Read more »