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  • UK will cut plug-in hybrid subsidies in push to EVs
    The UK government's decision to cut incentives for plug-in hybrid vehicles could have a devastating impact on demand, industry association SMMT said.
    AutoNews.com.  Fri, 12 Oct 2018 03:35:15 EST.  Subscription may be required.
  • Mercedes expects 62-mile electrified range on GLE plug-in hybrid
    Daimler could be the first automaker to offer a combustion engine car with a 62-mile electric range, when it launches the Mercedes GLE plug-in hybrid vehicle in the second half of next year.
    AutoNews.com.  Fri, 12 Oct 2018 00:45:00 EST.  Subscription may be required.
  • Grant cuts for electric cars condemned
    Motoring groups have expressed their concern over the government cutting grants for new electric and hybrid cars, calling it a "step backwards".
    Sky News.  Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:52:00 +0100.
  • 744 Prius hybrid cars in S'pore part of recall
    Toyota Motor Corp is recalling 744 Prius hybrid cars in Singapore, as part of its global recall of 2.4 million vehicles over a system issue that can lead to stalling.
    Straits Times.  Sat, 06 Oct 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
  • Toyota Recalls More Than 800,000 Prius Vehicles In U.S.
    The recall addresses the way the cars respond if their hybrid systems run into problems. They're designed to enter a fail-safe or "limp home" driving mode, but in certain conditions they can stall.
    Bill Chappell.  NPR.  Fri, 05 Oct 2018 12:14:00 -0400.
  • Toyota announces new recall of 2.4 million hybrid cars
    Japanese car giant Toyota said Friday it is recalling more than 2.4 million hybrid cars over a fault that could cause crashes, just a month after another recall affecting hybrids. ...
    Yahoo.  Fri, 05 Oct 2018 03:44:05 -0400.
  • Honda Recalls 230,000 Cars to Fix Backup Camera
    Honda is recalling 232,140 of its 2018 Accord sedans and 2019 Insight hybrid sedans because faulty software may cause the backup cameras to fail, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety ...
    Patrick Olsen.  Consumer Reports.  Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:00:58 -0400.
  • Top German automakers halt sales of some plug-in hybrid cars: report
    Volkswagen AG , BMW AG and Daimler AG-owned Mercedes-Benz have halted sales of some of their plug-in hybrid cars in Europe in the wake of new emissions regulations, Automotive News reported on Thursday.
    Reuters.  Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:53:26 -0400.
  • Honda recalls Accord, Insight vehicles for software problem
    TOKYO (AP) - Honda is recalling about 232,000 2018 Accord vehicles and 2019 Insight hybrid cars in the U.S. for malfunctioning software for the rear camera display. Honda Motor Co. ...
    Washington Times.  Thu, 27 Sep 2018 23:38:02 -0400.

Hybrid Definition(s)

The word hybrid is an adjective.  Hybrid means (1) produced by crossbreeding.
Hybrid is also a noun that means (1) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species, (2) a composite of mixed origin, (3) a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root).
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