Road Test: 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Clean, Spacious, Handles Great There are many options for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) on the market, but affordable all-wheel-drive crossovers haven’t been among them—until now. Mitsubishi brings its past experience in electrification, all-wheel drive and SUVs to the new PHEV version of its Outlander. The brand once sold the popular Montero ... Read More...

Road Test: 2019 Chevrolet Volt

Get it While You Can During the very week I was testing the 2019 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, GM announced that it was closing the Detroit-Hamtramck plant where it’s built, in March, 2019. That’s unwelcome holiday news for the plant workers, but reflects business reality—the Volt has never been a big ... Read More...

News: Say Farewell to the Chevrolet Volt

Production Ends March 2019; No Replacement In Sight It was America’s first plug-in hybrd when introduced in 2010. General Motors predicted it would one day reach 100,000 units in annual sales. Yes, the Chevrolet Volt was a ground-breaking automobile back then, but times have changed. Buyers are flocking to crossovers, SUVs ... Read More...