Belgium's Imperia brews up retrofunky GT hybrid

While history's shown what happens when Belgium contest something with Germany, a Belgian automaker wants to give Porsche some competition among luxury cars by building one as a plug-in hybrid, the Dutch treat of automotive technology. » 2/17/11 3:00pm 2/17/11 3:00pm

Neil Young's LincVolt Damaged In Fire Started By... LincVolt?

Rocker Neil Young has spent years converting a 1959 Lincoln Continental into a turbine-charged electric hybrid, even releasing a green-car song album. Last week, a fire at his California warehouse severely damaged the LincVolt. The apparent cause? The LincVolt's charger. » 11/15/10 12:30pm 11/15/10 12:30pm

Plug it in, Plug it in: NorCal Families to get Plug-In Hybrids

Transit planners at UC Davis and AAA will be giving away 100 hundred plug-in Toyota Prius hybrids to families chosen from the AAA database. Like other plug-in vehicles we've seen, these can get 100 MPG and are blind crushingly quiet. Testers will only get to try out the cars for eight weeks and will be constantly… » 11/01/07 11:30am 11/01/07 11:30am

Ford Announces Plans for Plug-In Hybrids

UPDATE:FoMoCo PR asked us to replace the 2007 Escape photo we had up top with one that more accurately reflected the new and hard look that represents a more "masculine" and "manly" design in the new 2008 Escape mini-ute. So we went with a shot of it with the adorable and cuddly widdle puppet. Isn't it cutesy-wutesy?… » 7/10/07 1:45pm 7/10/07 1:45pm