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XL Hybrids gets big order for pickup truck plug-in hybrid 'upfit'

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XL Hybrids markets modifications that allows fleet buyers to "upfit" their vehicles into hybrids. So far, the company's efforts have focused on hybrid powertrains for vans, box trucks, and shuttle buses. DON'T MISS: Ford Transit Van Gets Add-In Hybrid Kit For Better Fuel.

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Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang, more U.S. production: BREAKING

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Ford released plans today for its future portfolio of electified vehicles, including an all-electric SUV with 300 miles of range Perhaps more remarkable, it will offer hybrid versions of both the F-150 pickup truck—previously discussed for 2019 or so—and the Mustang sport coupe. It will also build a plug-in hybrid version of its.

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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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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. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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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 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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Valeo introduces new 48V e4Sport hybrid system; all-wheel drive

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At the Paris Motor Show, Valeo introduced another 48V hybrid system, the 48V e4Sport. 48V HybridsValeo’s 48V roadmap. Click to enlarge.

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

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Europe sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in carsIn 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.

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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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Nissan introduces series-hybrid powertrain with Note e-POWER in Japan; small pack, small engine, LEAF motor, low price

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In Japan, Nissan Motor introduced its new series-hybrid drive system called e-POWER along with its application in the Note. —Naoki Nakada.

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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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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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Michigan socks hybrid owners with new fees—that don't apply to most hybrids

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The state of Michigan, to help pay for road repairs, decided more than a year ago to hit owners of hybrids and electric cars with additional fees starting this January 1—on top of higher registration rates for all cars. Michigan taxes Gas Tax registration state laws

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

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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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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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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BMW to introduce BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at Detroit show

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Also part of the line-up at the BMW stand will be the new BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid, the BMW M550i xDrive, and the BMW 6 Series model range.

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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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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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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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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 [.].

2018 BMW 530e 'iPerformance' plug-in hybrid sedan for U.S. unveiled

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The latest model in BMW's expanding lineup of plug-in hybrids sold in the U.S. Called the 530e iPerformance, it joins plug-in hybrid versions of the 3-Series and 7-Series sedans and the X5 SUV, as well as the sleek i8 coupe. Like all BMW plug-in hybrids based on existing models, the 530e wears. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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