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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid priced up with 110 MPGe

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid priced up with 110 MPGe

Honda has priced up the 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid, the gas-electric version of its mid-sized sedan. Though the car may be almost visually identical to the Clarity Fuel Cell, the hydrogen-powered car that Honda launched in limited markets earlier this year, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will undoubtedly be appealing to a greater number of drivers, with its more familiar powertrain.

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2017 BMW i8 Review: A 21st Century Supercar

2017 BMW i8 Review: A 21st Century Supercar

Electric cars needn't be hair-shirts and eco-piety: they can be like the 2017 BMW i8, and attempt to combine the best qualities of gas and electricity in one. Flagship of the i Series, BMW's overtly outlandish push to embrace alternative powertrains, the i8 isn't just a striking coupe but a clever combination of traditional and modern. Not only that, it makes a surprising amount of practical sense, too.

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This is Polestar 1: Volvo’s disruptive performance EV

This is Polestar 1: Volvo’s disruptive performance EV

You expect solid confidence with a little reserve from the Swedes, and yet the freshly-revealed Polestar 1 arrives today with some bold claims. Before you is the first vehicle from Polestar, Volvo Car Group’s performance brand, and the first of three models set to launch over the next few years. Polestar 1 doesn’t go into production at the new state-of the art facility in China until mid-2019; indeed, as of right now, the plant is still under construction, with a completion date of its own in mid-2018. Still, there's enough here to get us seriously interested.

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Range Rover 2018 plug-in hybrid luxury SUV debuts

Range Rover 2018 plug-in hybrid luxury SUV debuts

A week ago Range Rover unveiled its first plug-in hybrid SUV in the form of the Range Rover Sport PHEV. Another plug-in hybrid has been unveiled and this one is aimed at the luxury-minded buyers out there wanting green transportation. The Range Rover PHEV has a total power output of 404PS (about 400hp) and 640Nm (472 lb-ft) of torque, which is the same output of the Range Rover Sport. It promises NEDC fuel economy of 101 mpg and has an electric-only range of 31 miles.

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Toyota GR HV Sports concept gives 86 a hybrid, targa makeover

Toyota GR HV Sports concept gives 86 a hybrid, targa makeover

Toyota may be a huge automaker, but it's seldom accused of being an especially exciting one, something it hopes to change at the Tokyo Motor Show 2017 this month. Though the company does have a crossover concept to show off, the Toyota Tj Cruiser, it's hoping a more enthusiast-centric car will get it more attention. That's the Toyota GR HV Sports concept, and it's shaping up to be quite special.

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Range Rover Sport PHEV is Jaguar Land Rover’s first plug-in hybrid

Range Rover Sport PHEV is Jaguar Land Rover’s first plug-in hybrid

Range Rover has added a new plug-in hybrid SUV to its Range Rover Sport family. The hybrid Range Rover Sport combines electric propulsion with a gas engine for performance. The plug-in hybrid has total power of 404PS (right at 400 hp) and 640 Nm (472 ft-lb) of torque.

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2018 Lexus LS 500 First Drive: The luxury of identity

2018 Lexus LS 500 First Drive: The luxury of identity

If it's usually your thirties when you discover your real identify, you could argue the 2018 Lexus LS 500 and LS 500h are ahead of schedule. The fifth-generation of the automaker's flagship luxury sedan arrives just before the car's thirtieth birthday, promising more refinement, more technology, and - arguably most important - more character. If the original LS defined Lexus as a luxury upstart in 1989, the new LS finally sees the automaker come to terms with its Japanese roots.

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo packs 680hp

Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo packs 680hp

Porsche has announced the most powerful Panamera Sport Turismo and the car is a hybrid. The gas engine for the car is a 550 hp 4.0L twin-turbo V8 engine and the electric hybrid motor is a 136hp unit. Total system output for the car is 680hp and 626 lb-ft of torque.

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2017 Nissan Rogue SV Hybrid Review

2017 Nissan Rogue SV Hybrid Review

With the rise in popularity of small SUVs and crossovers, it'd be easy to assume that fuel economy has taken a back seat in many drivers' list of priorities. Nissan, though, isn't so sure, hence the 2017 Nissan Rogue SV Hybrid. Boasting the strongest economy figures in the segment, not to mention a competitive starting price, on paper it's a tough act to follow.

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2017 BMW i3 vs i3 with Range Extender Review

2017 BMW i3 vs i3 with Range Extender Review

BMW's 2017 i3 is actually two very different cars: this is actually a review of two i3 models, not one. The entry-level car is all-electric, with a 170 HP motor packing 184 lb-ft of torque and, new for 2017, a 33 kWh li-ion battery. On top of that, though, you can have the BMW i3 with Range Extender, which adds a 2-cylinder gas engine.

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Mercedes teases AMG Project One, its 1,000HP hybrid F1 supercar

Mercedes teases AMG Project One, its 1,000HP hybrid F1 supercar

With the 2017 Frankfurt International Motor Show just over a week away, Mercedes-Benz has taken to teasing its new Mercedes-AMG Project One, a street-legal, Formula 1-inspired hybrid supercar. While the car maker has already shown off the high-tech powertrain, it's kept the body design tightly under wraps. But it's starting to draw the curtain back, with a new image that hints at a low-riding, angular shape.

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Aston Martin plans all hybrid fleet by 2025

Aston Martin plans all hybrid fleet by 2025

As the automotive industry goes more and more crazy for hybrid power to help meet fuel economy goals and to lure in buyers who want to be green, even sports car makers are going hybrid. Aston Martin has been known not only as the prefered auto brand of James Bond, but also as a maker of high-end sports cars packing thirsty V12 engines under the hood.

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