Tag Archives: plug-in

The Fastest-Selling Used Cars Are Now EVs And Plug-In Hybrids

The full-electric Fiat 500e isn’t particularly quick, but it is a quick seller in the used-car market, taking just 22.2 days on the market to change hands. In an earlier post, we documented several reasons why it can be a smart move to buy a used electric car. Apparently, there’s one problem with that sage advice, namely they can be hard to ... Read More »

2018 BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid undergoing testing

The 2018 BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid is currently undergoing some rigorous tests. One of the prototypes of the upcoming mid-size luxury sedan was caught soaking in the hot desert heat. The 2018 5 Series, as we know, will adopt a plug-in version and these are the clearest shots yet. The vehicle is likely to use the same set up ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz to Launch 10 New Plug-in Hybrid Models by 2017

Mercedes-Benz’ parent company Daimler recently announced its plan to introduce 10 plug-in hybrid models by 2017. The German automotive giant has been laboring on furthering the development of alternative drive systems. Interestingly, Daimler is investing nearly 500 million Euro on a second battery factory in Germany that will primarily supply for the Group’s electric and hybrid vehicles. Furthermore, Daimler also ... Read More »

BMW 3-series 330e (2016) plug-in hybrid review

The BMW 3-series has traditionally been the Bavarian firm’s best-selling model; it’s certainly one of its best known and it’s one of our favourites too. This stalwart saloon represents all that is good and proper in the company car park. And that’s the obvious market for the car we’re driving here – a production plug-in hybrid (we drove a prototype ... Read More »