Subaru Crosstrek Plug-in Hybrid News

By Brad Berman ·
February 13, 2018

Subaru Will Debut a Plug-in Hybrid in the U.S. in 2018

Subaru will introduce an all-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid later this year, utilizing Toyota’s plug-in hybrid system found in the Prius Prime. The plug-in Subaru is expected to retain its longitudinally mounted boxer engine—while likely adding an 8.8-kilowatt-hour battery pack that provides about 20 to 25 miles of all-electric range.

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By Brad Berman ·
March 25, 2013

Automotive News: Plug-ins Coming from Subaru, Range Rover, Kia, Mini

The main body of today’s report by Automotive News about the future of plug-in cars spans nearly 1,200 words. It contains the standard refrain from the industry’s establishment: “Plug-in cars are too expensive. EVs only appeal to eco-geeks. Mainstream buyers don’t care.” But the real story is told in the table that follows the primary text—revealing more than 30 new or upgraded plug-in cars slated for introduction in the next three years. The list includes a number of surprises that should get electric car fans excited.

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