Cadillac ELR plug-in luxury hybrid coupe based on Chevy Volt

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GM isn’t going to leave the Volt platform alone, because they’ve just announced the Cadillac ELR. This Caddy uses the same underpinnings as the Volt, but they’ve made it distinctly more performance oriented and with more of a luxury spin. It’s apparently based on the Converj concept car and its powerplant combines a four cylinder engine and a T-shaped lithium ion battery pack, the latter of which is the primary source of power.

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Classically Styled Imperia Plug-In Hybrid Is Surprisingly Quick

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There are at least three important aspects that are incredibly deceiving about the Imperia GP. First, while it may look like a car that is best suited for a classic car show or the Barrett-Jackson Auction, it’s actually a brand new vehicle. Sure, it’s from a “resurrect Belgian auto maker,” but this is not some old car that got restored.

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Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle to debut in Geneva

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Electric vehicles are well and good if you have the time and infrastructure to charge them. In the meantime, plug-in hybrids could serve as a clever middle ground and that’s precisely what we’re finding with a new Volvo V60 set to be unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show.

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Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid gets price bump, still not available

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Are you one of those high-rolling environmentalists who decided to pre-order a shiny new Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid? Well, you’re about to get hit with a double-whack of bad news. First, the car’s base price just got higher. Second, you still can’t have one.

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Manitoba among first to test Prius plug-in hybrid

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Despite some of the more recent hits to the company’s bulletproof reputation, the Toyota Prius continues to be the most iconic of the hybrid vehicles on the market. Even so, it’s still “just” a regular hybrid; that could soon change. A new version is in the works and this take on the Prius will actually be a plug-in hybrid electric model. You can plug into a wall outlet so that it can recharge its internal batteries and the Canadian province of Manitoba will be among the first to actively test the new vehicle.

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