Tag: Hybrid Cars


Hybrid cars are twice as vulnerable to supply chain issues as gas-powered models

July 28, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

The global computer chip shortage has hit car manufacturers especially hard, indicating the importance of supply chain resilience. Yet, for hybrid electric vehicles, it isn’t clear how their production could be impacted by fluctuating supplies and high prices. To get […]


Porsche ditches diesel, embraces electric and hybrid cars instead

September 26, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

While the main focus may have been on Volkswagen, Porsche didn’t escape the diesel emissions cheating scandal unscathed. And much like VW’s fancy new electric efforts, Porsche is trying to follow in the footsteps of its naughty parent company and […]


Vacations: When plug-in hybrids beat pure electric vehicles

June 29, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

Often when we write about plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) versus pure electric vehicles, a reader will chime in to say that PHEVs are an unnecessarily complicated, inferior solution to their simpler and ultimately greener battery electric counterparts. That might be true. […]