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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-In Hybrid: Quick Drive

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Until quite recently, luxury SUVs and plugging in didn’t really go together. Yet with the introduction of the 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid, the upcoming 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e, and soon the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE550e Plug-In Hybrid, this corner of the market has entirely changed.

Why Nothing Competes With Tesla Today, Plug-In Hybrids Included

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Two years ago, the launch of the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid produced the first ostensible large luxury plug-in sedan competitor to the Tesla Model S electric car. The Porsche is a plug-in hybrid, with an electric range of 15 or 16 miles; the Tesla is all-electric, with ranges of 208 to 275 miles.

Koenigsegg Regera Supercar: A New Configuration For Plug-In Hybrids?

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But that’s changed in very pronounced ways the past several years, as the fastest supercars in the world--from McLaren, Ferrari, and Porsche--have all adopted some form of hybrid technology that helps with acceleration and performance. Supercars Auto Show Green Koenigsegg Koenigsegg Regera Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

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The Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has abandoned any plans to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain in its sports cars in the near future. But instead it’s doubling down on the technology, and looking to use it where it might be best appreciated by the market: in its upcoming Urus sport-utility vehicle.

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2015 BMW i8 Video Road Test

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Is it the car that will give plug-in hybrids sex appeal? Plug-In Hybrids Videos plug-in cars ALSO SEE.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid Priced At Entry Level

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With more than a handful of plug-in hybrid models scheduled to hit dealers over the next three years, buyers are curious to find out how those cars will be priced. One maker, Volvo, is positioning the plug-in hybrid version of its 2016 XC90 seven-seat SUV at the top of the range. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars

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Luxury Plug-In Hybrids May Be A Mistake, Says German Industry Analyst

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The established German luxury carmakers are showing considerable enthusiasm for plug-in hybrids. Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Porsche all have at least one plug-in hybrid in production or nearly there--with many more on the way. Green Germany Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

BMW i5 In 2018 To Have Very Electric Plug-In Hybrid: Why It's Important

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Of the four prestige German auto brands, BMW is clearly the most aggressive in its plans for plug-in electric cars in various segments. Last year it launched the BMW i3 battery-electric small hatchback and the sexy BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sport coupe. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Power eDrive

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Will 2015 Plug-In Electric Car Sales Exceed Last Year's Total?

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With most of the data now in for April sales of plug-in electric cars, it's looking as though the first four months of 2015 aren't seeing notably higher numbers than those of 2014. As always, there's some slop in the numbers because Tesla Motors, Fiat Chrysler, and Kia Motors refuse to break out their plug-in car sales.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf Plummets, Volt Holds

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While May was a good month for sales of plug-in electric cars, the numbers sagged in June--and they appear to be doing the same for July. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

2016 Chevrolet Volt First Drive: Plug-In Hybrid Home Run

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Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric VehicleThe all-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt is just about here, and it builds on all of its predecessor's virtues while resolving most of that car's vices. The new Chevy Volt is smoother, faster.

Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan To Bring Company Full Circle

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We know very little about the plug-in hybrid version that Fiat Chrysler will launch sometime after the new 2017 Chrysler Town & Country minivan is unveiled next year. But while a spate of plug-in hybrid SUVs and crossover utility vehicles is just about to enter the U.S. Green Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Electric Cars: Defining Battery-Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids, Range-Extended & More

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With an ever-growing landscape of plug-in electric vehicles, there is now more potential than ever for confusion among potential buyers. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Range-Extended Electric VehicleFor drivers of fully electric cars with no tailpipes, this can sound like.

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2015: Tesla Supreme For Six Months?

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Last month, we assumed that Nissan would edge Tesla during April in Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales. Fully 167 Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans were registered in Canada that month, outpacing the 127 Leafs Nissan delivered. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsWow, were we wrong!

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In May: Leaf, Volt, Others Surge

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As spring arrives, sales of plug-in electric cars traditionally rise from their winter levels. Sales during the months of May through August are usually among the highest of the year, and at least for May, that rule is holding as strongly for 2015 as it did last year.

2016 Volvo XC90 T8: First Plug-In Hybrid With 240-Volt Charging Built In

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The 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 "Twin Engine" is the world's first seven-seat plug-in hybrid SUV, and when it goes on sale this fall it will apparently claim another distinctive first. So far, no production plug-in hybrid has been offered with 240-volt Level 2 charging as standard equipment. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars charging

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Lexus Bypassing Plug-In Hybrids, Looking At Fuel Cells, Maybe EVs

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Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars youtube Hybrids accounted for about 16 percent of the brands’ U.S. While Lexus.

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BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Coupe Production Will Double To Meet Demand

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Given its attractive looks, it''s not surprising that the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid coupe has proven popular with buyers who can afford its six-figure price. Green Plug-In Hybrids Production plug-in cars Now it appears to have taken more concrete steps.

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2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Plug-In Hybrid SUV To Debut In Shanghai Next Month

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We now have details on the production version of the X5 plug-in hybrid SUV that BMW has shown numerous times in prototype form. The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e will debut at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show next month, and is expected to go on sale in the U.S. before the end of the year.

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Plug-In Hybrid HUMMERs Headed For The South Pole On Biodiesel

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There's a team gearing up right now to undertake that very adventure--using a pair of plug-in hybrid Hummers. Green Off-road Plug-In Hybrids biodiesel plug-in carsIf you were going to drive to the South Pole, what vehicle would you choose? DON'T MISS: Five Vehicles.

Volvo Leads Plug-In Hybrid Sales In Europe, Higher-Power Polestar Plug-Ins Coming

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In the future, the Polestar name will be used for. Plug-In Hybrids Performance plug-in cars PolestarFor quite some time, Volvo has relied on an aftermarket company called Polestar to coordinate racing efforts, sell performance parts, and build high-performance versions of its cars.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Oct: New Volt Surges, Old Leaf Flat

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At long last, a handful of lucky customers in selected areas drove home in brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Volts last month. These two updated plug-in electric cars represent improvements on their predecessors; their long-impending. sales New car sales plug-in cars

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2017 Volvo S90 Plug-In Hybrid Luxury Sedan To Join XC90 T8 'Twin Engine'

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The recently-unveiled 2017 Volvo S90 luxury sedan will be the second model to get the carmaker's T8 "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid powertrain. That powertrain debuted in this year's XC90 crossover, which shares Volvo's Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) platform with the S90. The S90 was unveiled in Sweden earlier this month.

Car Buyers Unprepared For Coming Wave Of Plug-In Hybrids, Electric Cars

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That has automakers working to improve their vehicles' fuel efficiency dramatically, including many more plug-in hybrids. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsCorporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) rules require carmakers to achieve a U.S. fleet average of 54.5 mpg by 2025--meaning about 40 mpg on the window sticker.

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Audi Q7 e-Tron 3.0 TDI Quattro: First Drive Of Diesel Plug-In Hybrid SUV

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Last week may not have been the ideal time for Audi to show off its second plug-in hybrid vehicle, since its Q7 e-tron SUV is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel engine. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Diesel hybrid plug-in cars Audi Q7 e-tron

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Next Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid To Have 30 To 35 Miles Of Range: Source

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Cars with plugs have been on sale since December 2010, and a second generation will start arriving next year. That's the second generation of the Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid. Rumors Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Prius Plug-in Hybrid

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2016 BMW 740e Plug-In Hybrid: Fifth Electric Car From German Maker

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The 2016 BMW 7-Series has now been announced, and among the dizzying array of models and trim packages is a plug-in hybrid version. That makes the awkwardly-named 2016 BMW 740e xDrive the fifth plug-in car from the Bavarian company. Plug-In Hybrids Carbon Fiber

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid: Gas Mileage Review Of Plug-In Hybrid

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It''s rated at 16 miles of electric range, but we didn''t achieve that in cold and snowy upstate New York "springtime" weather. Plug-In Hybrids Driven plug-in cars The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a comfortable, relatively fast, and fairly fuel-efficient luxury sport sedan.

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Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: Big Battery, More Electric Range

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As predicted, the plug-in hybrid version of the 2016 Cadillac CT6 large luxury sedan was released today at the Shanghai Motor Show, using an adaptation of GM''s second-generation Voltec hybrid system. kilowatt-hours, identical to that used in the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. That means.

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Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Nov: Volt Strong, But Leaf, i3 Decline

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Sales of plug-in electric cars generally fall off a bit as the weather gets colder, and it's the same this year, with November sales slightly down on those of October. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carAs always.

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Major Refinements Planned

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Anyone in the U.S. who wants to buy a Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid crossover has had to exercise incredible patience. The Outlander plug-in went on sale in Japan in 2013, but its U.S. In fact, U.S. Green Auto Show Crossovers Plug-In Hybrids SUVs

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BMW To Add Another Plug-In Hybrid? If So, Not For U.S. Sale

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BMW already has four plug-in hybrids in production or on the way, but apparently that isn't enough for the Bavarian carmaker. At its Innovation Days 2015 event in Miramas, France, BMW unveiled a prototype of yet another possible plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In August: Calm Before The Storm?

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But in the lower-volume world of plug-in electric cars, model cycles remain the driving factor. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With the U.S. The first-generation Chevy Volt has been on a long sell-down, and next.

China Built 25,000 Electric Cars & Plug-In Hybrids In June Alone

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And the country's government-industrial complex has ambitious plans to dominate global production of plug-in electric vehicles, both for reasons of competitiveness and as one effort to start to reduce its endemic and hazardous air pollution. China sales neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) plug-in cars New Energy Vehicle

GM To Forge Ahead With Electric, Plug-In Hybrid, Other Electrified Vehicles

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When oil prices drop, the knee-jerk response of many analysts is to forecast doom for sales of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and other green cars. General Motors Batteries Plug-In Hybrids GM Future Cars Chevy Volt plug-in cars Chevrolet Bolt DON''T MISS.

Honda's California HQ Installs 120 Electric-Car Charging Stations (But Sells No Plug-In Cars)

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Honda currently doesn't offer any plug-in electric cars, and has only sold a small number over the past several years. But the Japanese carmaker isn't quite done with cars with plugs. headquarters in Torrance, California. DON'T MISS: Honda To Offer New Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid.

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Why One Olympic Gold Medalist Drives A Plug-In Hybrid In Vermont

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Over the past few years, electric cars and plug-in hybrids have proven capable of performing in a variety of environments.

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Apr: Pace Continues Steady: UPDATE

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Sales of plug-in electric cars in April held few real surprises, coming in at about the average rate of previous months. The now-aging Nissan Leaf saw deliveries of 1,553 units last month, bringing the year's total to 5,638 and the total delivered in the U.S. since December 2010 to almost 78,000.

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: May Availability In Early Markets

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The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has been on sale in Japan and Europe for quite some time now, but its U.S. The model has actually undergone a thorough mid-cycle refresh during the time it has taken Mitsubishi to schedule the plug-in hybrid for U.S. launch has been delayed repeatedly. distribution.

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Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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He said the Group already had the broadest plug-in fleet in the automobile world. mph) in 4.6 Electric (Battery) Plug-ins

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