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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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2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: video road test

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The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a new plug-in version of the fourth-generation Prius hybrid launched last year.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: first drive of plug-in hybrid minivan

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The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid wraps a number of firsts into one innovative package. Plug-In Hybrids Minivans plug-in carsDespite its name, the Pacifica.

Nissan e-Power series hybrid builds on electric-car expertise

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This morning, in Japan, Nissan unveiled what its lineup has long been missing: strong hybrid technology. series hybrid youtube e-Power

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Toyota hybrid cars enjoy huge surge in sales

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Japanese carmaker Toyota has had a firm grip on the hybrid car market for many years: and now it is smashing through its own sales records.

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2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: technical details revealed

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The second-generation Chevrolet Volt is important not only as a high-volume plug-in hybrid, but also because components from its Voltec powertrain are designed to be used in other GM models. Last year, General Motors unveiled the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, with a powertrain very similar to the Volt's.

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Scania adds hybrid truck

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Top: Scania Hybrid P 320 4x2 with box body. Bottom: Scania hybrid power unit. Click to enlarge. Brief

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Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

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Schaeffler is providing products for an electrified, 48 Volt future for all hybrid topologies (P0-P4). 48V Hybridsdrive configurations.

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XL Hybrids awarded DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot; testing of first diesel/XL3 combo at Argonne

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XL Hybrids, Inc. The XL3 hybrid system is available on the Reach van with 2,500 pounds payload capacity with the XL3 system installed.

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Chevy Corvette plug-in hybrid performance monster coming, Lutz speculates

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So wouldn't it be a coup for electric cars if Chevy added a plug-in hybrid powertrain to the Corvette? Plug-In Hybrids Bob Lutz Mid-engine plug-in carsIn almost six decades on sale, the Chevrolet Corvette has become a pop culture icon as well as a mainstay of American performance.

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Volvo CEO says hybrids will supplant diesels, even in Europe

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Europe Plug-In HybridsEven though it has experienced some ripples of the Volkswagen emissions scandal, Europe remains a diesel stronghold. Diesels have been popular in Europe for decades because of their high fuel economy, although governments in several countries are trying to limit their use because of concerns over air pollution.

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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.

GKN supplying eAxle to plug-in hybrid Volvo S90

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The technology first launched on the new Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid SUV. Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle SystemsEarlier post.)

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Toyota piloting all-hybrid car-sharing scheme in Europe: YUKÕ

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Toyota Europe is piloting a new full hybrid car sharing program—named YUKÕ – Japanese for ‘Let’s go’—in two European cities: Dublin, Ireland and Forlì, Italy. Vehicles in the program range from the B-segment Toyota Yaris Hybrid to its iconic Prius and will eventually also include its latest crossover, the Toyota C-HR Hybrid.

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Porsche Plug-In Hybrids Selling Well In California

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Porsche is moving forward with plans to produce and sells its first electric car, but the German automaker is already seeing success with plug-in hybrids. Over the past few years, Porsche has launched three plug-in models, including the Panamera S E-Hybrid sedan, Cayenne S E-Hybrid SUV, and the now-defunct 918 Spyder supercar.

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

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The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid is a comfortable, relatively fast, and fairly fuel-efficient luxury sport sedan. We strongly suspect that very few people who''ve driven a Tesla Model S will view the Panamera E-Hybrid as. Plug-In Hybrids Driven plug-in cars

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

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Hybrid powertrains used to always tag vehicles as optimized for fuel efficiency. 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.

Peapod adds two LH hydraulic hybrids delivery trucks to fleet

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Peapod, the leading online grocer in the US, took delivery of its first two hydraulic hybrid delivery trucks this month.

Two-thirds of new cars in Norway last month were hybrid or electric

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So while electric and hybrid cars continue to make up a small fraction of new-car sales in other countries, they account for a. sales Plug-In Hybrids incentives Norway plug-in carsNorway is a case study in the effectiveness of electric-car incentives.

Urban Drive Cycle Testing shows a 26% mpg improvement on Ford Transits with XL Hybrids drive system

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The XL3 Hybrid System is compatible with all Transit wheelbases and roof heights and with both the 3.7 Fleets Hybrids

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime: first drive of new plug-in hybrid

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In fact, with an EPA-rated range of 25 miles (more than projected) and energy efficiency so high—at 124 MPGe—that it matches the BMW i3 with all its whizzy advanced technology, it’s a very viable plug-in hybrid choice. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prius Plug-in HybridAnd it all has.

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

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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. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars luxury suvsUntil quite recently, luxury SUVs and plugging in didn’t really go together.

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And Plug-In Hybrid First Drive

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What if you could restore your charge in a plug-in hybrid on the fly, just by driving? It’s a feature that’s unparalleled in mass-market plug-in hybrids—that in the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid you can enter not the charge-sustaining mode that some models have but a mode that actually regains charge.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: More Details On 30-Mile Plug-In

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Chrysler last week revealed the completely new sixth-generation version of its minivans—including, at long last, the first full-hybrid minivan for the U.S. That model, to be called the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, is slated to go on sale around September 2016. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsmarket.

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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2016 Hyundai Tucson Shows Two Different Hybrid Concepts In Geneva

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At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, Hyundai showed off two hybrid models we likely won''t see: a 48-volt mild hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, both of them fitted with diesel engines. DON''T MISS: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And.

Mercedes To Make Executives Drive Plug-In Hybrids Or Electric Cars

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In the near future, executives at Daimler's headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, will be required to choose either electric cars or plug-in hybrids as their company cars. Plug-In Hybrids Daimler plug-in carsIt's one of a handful of incentives.

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Schaeffler preparing 48V mild hybrid Audi TT for road testing

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Schaeffler is now applying 48V hybridization to an Audi TT. 48V HybridsIn this mode, the engine is used all the time.

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Electric cars will overtake plug-in hybrids, says Henrik Fisker

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Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Henrik FiskerDanish car designer Henrik Fisker appears to have moved on from his eponymous company and the Karma plug-in luxury sedan. Fisker Automotive is now Karma Automotive, and is working its way back from bankruptcy under the wing of Chinese automotive supplier Wanxiang.

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Lightning Hybrids’ lightweight composite accumulator for hydraulic hybrid systems

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The hydraulic hybrid accumulator system. Hybrids Hydraulic HybridClick to enlarge. System in place underneath a truck.

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

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Hybrid models are a very significant part of the lineup for both the luxury brand Lexus and its mainstream counterpart (and parent company) Toyota.

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Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric Cars For December 2015

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But there are still plenty of deals on hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric cars that. car buying Plug-In Hybrids incentives dealsAs 2015 draws to a close, it's time once again to look at the best deals on green cars.

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Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid to offer wireless charging

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The Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will get optional wireless charging as part of an. Plug-In Hybrids Mercedes plug-in cars charging Wireless charging Inductive ChargingSome carmakers have experimented with wireless charging, and certain third-party suppliers offer systems that can be retrofitted to existing vehicles.

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Toyota now sells almost 1.5 million hybrids a year

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sales of its Prius line owing to low gas prices, Toyota continues to post impressive hybrid sales. The Japanese carmaker surpassed 9 million hybrids sold, and is now consistently selling more than 1 million per year out of total annual sales of 10.2 Despite depressed U.S. million cars last year. sales New car sales

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2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid: First Drive Of Sedan Using Volt Hybrid System

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The second generation of GM’s Voltec plug-in hybrid system is now powering a car that doesn’t actually have a plug at all. The new 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid uses essentially the same powertrain as the 2016 Chevy Volt, but with a far smaller battery pack. Green Chevy Volt Voltec

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Majority of hybrid owners would choose hybrid again

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study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan has revealed that 83 per cent of current hybrid owners plan to buy a hybrid for [.].

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. China Plug-In Hybrids battery pack Shanghai Auto Show Chevy Volt That means.

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Plug-in hybrid problem: buyers don't understand them at all

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What's a hybrid car? OK, so what's a plug-in hybrid? DON'T MISS: BMW 330e plug-in hybrid ads: no wait for Tesla Model 3 needed Ask average car buyers. Advertising Marketing Plug-In HybridsWhat's an electric car? It's a car powered by a battery, like your cellphone. Doesn't use gasoline.

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Toyota Motor Europe hybrid sales up 45% year-to-date; targeting 50% hybrid take-rate by 2020

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) reported that sales of hybrids have increased 45% so far this year compared with the same period in 2015—which was already a record year. The company is tracking to sell close to 300,000 hybrids this year, said Karl Schlicht, Executive Vice President of TME. Europe Hybrids SalesTo date, 1.5

VW Beetle Hybrid Prototype Previewed Outside New York Auto Show

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An orange prototype of a VW Beetle Hybrid was parked at the curb, unannounced in any of the media. Green Auto Show Jetta Hybrid Prototype At the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen introduced four Beetle Special Edition concepts as a way to rekindle interest in the rounded retro hatchback.

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