The U.S. Energy Department continues its support for the development of plug in electric vehicles with a new round of funding for innovation.
Toyota readies two hybrid minivans in Japan for a mid-February debut.
Toyota tops six million hybrids sold globally, a strong sign this type of green tech transportation is catching on more and more.
Chinese automaker BYD has unveiled a new plug-in hybrid for its primary market, and plans to bring a similar model to Europe next year.
Mercedes revamps the C-Class luxury sedan for 2015, including the hybrid version, and says a plug-in hybrid is on the way also.
Audi has debuted at the Detroit auto show a stylish new plug-in hybrid concept known as the allroad shooting brake car.
French automotive group PSA Peugeot Citroen gains in European hybrid market share, as select models are seeing more hybrids heading out the door.