Kia’s green car offering at the Los Angeles Auto Show is the 2011 Optima Hybrid, said to get 40 MPG on the highway and 62 MPH in electric only mode.
Mitsubishi debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show its 2012 i-MiEV all electric car, adding yet another EV to the race for becoming America’s popular green car.
Cadillac is showing off at the Los Angeles Auto Show the Urban Luxury Concept, a sweet little city car concept powered by a hybrid drive design.
Honda R&D unveils a new concept in gas-electric hybrids: a three-seater, rear powertrain design for the ultra-compact city coupe of the future, the P-NUT.
General Motor’s Chevrolet division announces more plans for its Volt electric vehicle, indicating it will be available late next year in California, among other early markets.
Toyota is near ready to begin test runs of a Prius plug-in hybrid here in the United States, announcing this week plans to distribute 150 vehicles in regional clusters for consumer feedback.