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Kia introduces Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid at Geneva

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Kia Motors unveiled four new models. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insEarlier post.)

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: first drive review of 124-mile electric car

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This year, in 2017, we got the Chevy Bolt EV, at 238 miles. This is the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric.

2017 49

EDI completes integration of plug-in hybrid electric drivetrain into Freightliner platform

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The Freightliner utility truck will be on display 15-17 March at the NTEA work truck show in the Freightliner booth.

2017 46

Sales of BMW plug-in cars more than double over last year

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BMW is off to a strong start in meeting its ambitious plug-in car sales goals for 2017. In the first two months of 2017, it doubled combined sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids over the same period in 2016. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars BMW i

2017 31

Volvo's next plug-in hybrids: 3-cylinder engine, smaller cars

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Volvo currently offers plug-in hybrid powertrains in its top models—the XC90 SUV, S90 sedan, and V90. As the Swedish automaker redesigns its lower-level models, it will add plug-in hybrid options to them as well. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars 3-cylinder engines

2017 30

China's BYD built more plug-in cars than any other maker last year

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Time for a quick quiz: which carmaker sold more plug-in electric vehicles last year—both battery electrics and plug-in hybrids—than any other? China sales Plug-In Hybrids BYD New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

2017 30

Plug-in hybrid London taxi plant opens in U.K., owned by Chinese firm Geely

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Europe Geely UK taxi plug-in cars LondonFew vehicles are as iconic as the London black cab, known the world over for its upright shape and ubiquity (although many of them aren't black any more). But under the stewardship of Chinese automaker Geely, the black cab is about to get a green makeover.

2017 24

2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric. car buying Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in carsThose models are just now beginning to hit U.S.

2017 30

Hyundai Ioniq, Sonata plug-in hybrids available anywhere in U.S.

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Some manufacturers only offer their plug-in hybrid models in certain markets, even as hybrid models are now generally offered nationwide. Like electric cars, plug-in hybrid sales are sometimes limited to markets deemed suitably friendly to these types of vehicles by their makers. DON'T MISS: 2017 Hyundai.

2017 25

Update: SAE J2954 wireless charging validation to 11kW, Recommended Practice to enable autonomous vehicle parking and charging in 2017

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For the infrastructure side, a common location for the wireless charging ground assembly—in the parking lot—will be determined in 2017.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Jan: Bolt EV over 1,100 in second month

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That was the number of Chevrolet Bolt EVs sold last month, the car's first full month on sale, albeit in a small number of states. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance carThose states, most prominently California, have.

2017 29

Honda: hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cells to be two-thirds of Europe sales by 2025

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In place of its previous mild hybrids, the Japanese automaker is planning to produce much higher volumes of its two-motor hybrid powertrain, as seen first in the Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan. Europe Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars

2017 23

2017 Geneva auto show: green car preview

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The 2017 Geneva Motor Show marks the next stop on the annual auto-show circuit. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto ShowWith press days beginning March 7, we aren't expecting an overwhelming number of green cars at the Swiss show this year. DON'T MISS: 2018 Lexus LS 500h hybrid luxury sedan to.

2017 24

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-Nov 2016

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In the waning months of 2016, no dramatic changes occurred in European plug-in electric car sales. The established players remained on top of the sales charts, in virtually the same sequence seen in previous months. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars

2017 28

Volvo Cars to introduce 3-cylinder FWD PHEV in 2018, BEVs & 48V mild hybrid in 2019; Modular Electrification Platform

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Volvo Cars will introduce a front-wheel drive (FWD), 3-cylinder engine variant of its Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system in 2018, followed by its first production battery-electric vehicles and a new 48V mild hybrid system in 2019, according to Mats Anderson, Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems.

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Half of Norway's new-car sales are now hybrids or electrics

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Norway has achieved yet another milestone in electric-car sales. The Scandinavian country may be the friendliest for electric cars in the world, thanks to a combination of aggressive incentives, well-developed charging infrastructure, and a citizenry committed to lowering carbon emissions.

2017 35

2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

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They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. They're now going.

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Northvolt: $4 billion electric-car battery plant planned for Sweden by former Tesla execs

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Europe Batteries lithium-ion battery pack Sweden plug-in cars StartupsTesla is currently ramping up lithium-ion battery cell production at its U.S. Gigafactory" near Reno, Nevada. While Tesla continues to mull that second battery.

2017 45

Plug-in hybrid price guide: every 2017 model, with specs

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The number of plug-in hybrid cars has expanded greatly over the past few years. If you've had trouble keeping track of all of these new plug-in cars, fear not. A couple of weeks ago, we gathered the relevant data for every battery-electric car on sale today, and presented it to you in one place.

2017 13

Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV, led by PHEV model, at Geneva

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Volvo Cars’ new XC60 is set to go into production in mid-April at the Torslanda Plant in Sweden. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

2017 46

30 cities join to explore $10 billion electric-car purchase

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While federal policies to reduce vehicular emissions of carbon dioxide are now back in the limelight, it's a different story on the state and local level. government fleet sales plug-in cars cities fleetA group of 30 U.S. cities is discussing a major purchase of electric cars for their municipal fleets.

2017 39

Chevy Bolt EV: 800-mile trip in 238-mile electric car shows challenges remain

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With about twice the range of any non-Tesla electric car, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has generated a great deal of excitement and won numerous awards over the last year. In combination with a nascent DC fast-charging infrastructure, it offers the possibility of much longer road trips powered solely by grid electricity.

2017 38

Plug-in electric car sales for Feb: Volt outsells Prius Prime, Bolt EV, Leaf

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For plug-in electric cars, the question this month remains the same as last month: how many Chevrolet Bolt EVs did GM deliver? sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV As distribution of the first affordable.

2017 20

Tesla has become a U.S. Big Three carmaker (by market value)

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Finance General Motors Tesla Motors plug-in cars Stock Market Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA Tesla Motors has spent more than 10 years beating the odds for startup automakers. Now the Silicon Valley automaker can claim.

2017 45

'Thousands' of self-driving Bolt EVs to be deployed next year: report

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV is a crucial car for General Motors in more ways than one. General Motors Chevy Autonomous cars plug-in cars self-driving carsWith an EPA-rated 238-mile range and $37,495 base price (before federal, state, and local incentives), the Bolt EV considered a groundbreaking electric-car game changer.

2017 39

Big energy hugely underestimates electric cars, renewable power

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In a recent report, ExxonMobil said coal could continue to provide the majority of the world's electricity-generation capacity in 2040, and that. oil plug-in cars renewable energy energy fossil fuelsMass adoption of electric cars and renewable energy could significantly decrease global consumption of fossil fuels.

2017 47

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots: our question on electric car update

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Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtubeBut until now, we've heard almost nothing about the 2018 Nissan Leaf.

2017 48

Six new electric cars coming for 2018 and 2019

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A minimum of six new models are expected in that time period, all promising ranges of 200 miles or more—which until a few months ago had been the exclusive province of Tesla Motors. Mercedes-Benz Future Cars Audi e-tron plug-in cars Tesla Model 3 Porsche Mission E BMW i5

2017 42

VW Group plans 8 plug-in electric cars for China

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By 2025, the company hopes to be selling 1 million electric cars per year, and plans to launch 30 different electric models across multiple brands in the coming years. China Future Cars VW plug-in carsAs it works to recover from its diesel emission scandal, the Volkswagen Group is rapidly embracing electric cars.

2017 23

Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

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Manufacturing Batteries lithium-ion battery pack plug-in carsModern electric cars have developed to the point where range itself may become less of an issue than the cost of providing it. Just ask Tesla, which sells multiple versions of its Model.

2017 45

All-electric Kia Niro EV to come in 2018, says Kia exec

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South Korean carmakers Hyundai and Kia often share the underpinnings of their vehicles, though there's no "badge engineering" and the two brands compete in the marketplace. But while the 2017. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 38

Shell fuel stations in U.K., Netherlands to add electric-car charging

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But electric-car drivers in certain European countries will soon be going to them to charge. CHECK OUT: Electric-Car Charging Station At Gas Station In Tar-Sands Land (Nov 2014). Europe oil plug-in cars charging Shell charging infrastructure gas stationElectric cars are often touted as a way to avoid gas stations.

2017 46

GM releases second Chevy Bolt EV autonomous driving video

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV may very well turn out to be a game-changing electric car in more ways than one.

2017 44

Using Plugless Power's wireless charging with Nissan Leaf: video

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Videos plug-in cars charging Wireless charging Plugless PowerDON'T MISS.

2017 47

Science Guy Bill Nye buys Chevy Bolt EV, his seventh electric car

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Three weeks ago, he took delivery of a brand-new "Kinetic Blue" 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV—and he says he couldn't be happier. California Chevy EV1 plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Bill Nye, better known as "The Science Guy" on the popular PBS children's series that bears his name, loves electric cars.

2017 39

How much have electric-car battery costs fallen? This much!

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Global Trends in Renewable Energy, calls. Manufacturing Batteries Study plug-in carsHigh costs of lithium-ion battery cells have been one of the main hindrances to large-scale electric-car adoption, as they typically lead to higher purchase prices for electric cars than comparable internal-combustion models.

2017 47

2017 VW e-Golf rated at 125 miles, tops 124-mile Hyundai Ioniq electric car

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Just a few days after the week-long media launch of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq range, Volkswagen has quietly one-upped the Ioniq Electric's 124-mile EPA-rated range. VW plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) EPA Ratings battery capacityOh, those crafty Germans. Granted, it's only beaten the South Korean electric car by 1 mile.

2017 23

Plug-in electric car sales in Dec: Bolt EV launches; Leaf, Volt rise

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As sales results trickle in from automakers throughout the day, industry analysts will be waiting to see whether enough buyers signed on the line to make 2016 a new record sales year. Among cars with plugs, however, the trend was clearly up—and December saw the first sales of the long-awaited 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the 238-mile.

2017 20

Tesla Model 3 timing confirmed: first cars in July, 5K a week by next year

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Tesla Motors confirmed today that it expected to start production of its crucial Model 3 electric car in July, and claims that it will boost production to 5,000 cars a week by the end of this year. The news was contained in Tesla's latest letter to its shareholders, and it started with the third sentence.

2017 40

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-Dec 2016

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The Renault Zoe closed out 2016 as the best-selling electric car in Europe. While the Nissan Leaf continues to lead in worldwide sales, the smaller electric car from Nissan's alliance partner has remained on top in its home market. Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars

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