Toyota sees 125-mile plug-in hybrids as a part of the longer term. Lyft is planning on much more electrical rides. Kia ramps up its EV plans. And we drove the Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automotive Stories.
In a assessment of the 2023 Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, we discovered this small crossover (or boxy wagon) to optimize worth and gas effectivity—with a sticker worth beginning underneath $30,000 and as much as 42 mpg. Simply don’t count on refinement or efficiency to be luxury-level.
Toyota on Friday morning revealed that it plans to push plug-in hybrid electrical vary past 120 miles. With the redesigned Prius Prime arriving at 44 miles and the RAV4 Prime at 42 miles, that may be a giant change in packaging versus present PHEVs.
Kia earlier this week boosted its EV targets—to 1.6 million EVs yearly by 2030, up from its 1.2 million goal for 2030 introduced final 12 months. That features a household of future purpose-built EV, amongst them a robotaxi.
Lyft has introduced a serious enlargement of its EV- and hybrid-exclusive ride-hailing providers. Termed Gren mode, it provides $1 to every trip with the goal of boosting the variety of EVs within the fleet.
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