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  1. Anybody owned a Volt and a Honda Clarity PHEV?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I'm still waffling on the decision of gen 2 Volt vs. Honda Clarity, but I visited a Honda dealership yesterday and think I'm leaning more towards the Clarity due to the interior (nicer interior overall, much more rear seat room). Even though there isn't any cash on the hood of the Clarity, the...
  2. Clarity PHEV goes on sale Dec 1 - base MSRP $33,400

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  3. 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV announced

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    A Hyundai Sonata PHEV is coming according to this link which cites a Hyundai press release. The Sonata Hybrid's battery is 1.6 KWh, which puts it a hair above the Ford C-Max. So, by comparison to the C-Max Energi, I'd expect the PHEV battery to be around 8 KWh.
  4. Volt vs FFE... FIGHT!

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Ok, not a fight, but I've got a few more days before I have to return my 2013 Volt and I'll have my new Ford Fusion Energi as of tomorrow afternoon. I'm thinking about recording some comparisons such as: Acceleration in various modes using a "dyno" app on my smartphone Head to head 0-60 Normal...
  5. LA Times: Plug-in hybrid sales soar; all-electric cars stay in low gear

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Below is link to a Los Angeles Times article from July 21, 2012 and here is some selected text: "But sales of plug-in hybrids — vehicles that can travel some miles on battery power before a traditional gasoline engine kicks in — are soaring. "Thanks to a resurgent Chevrolet Volt and Toyota's...
  6. Survey shows more education needed for EVs and hybrids to sell

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    While readers of this site and other alternative energy proponents are keenly aware of emerging transportation technology, a significant number of American car buyers remain uninformed about even the basics on how EVs and hybrids work. These were the findings of a survey answered from Oct...