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 The BMW i8 is sleek and stunning, but it''s no V-8-powered supercar. First, you need to know what makes the i8 go.

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2015 BMW i3 Video Road Test

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Green BMW i3 REx Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) REx range extender engine Videos plug-in cars subcompact If there were ever a brand-reset button in the automotive business, the BMW i3 electric car is it.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, October 2015: The Wallet Ballot

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During the same month in which a second-generation Trudeau won the Canadian election, the second-generation Chevy Volt took the plug-in electric vehicle sales crown. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThe new model helped Chevrolet sell 203 Volts in Canada in October, well above the 126 sold in September and good enough for its third sales crown in four months. It was the Volt's.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2015: Tesla On Top Again (Most Likely)

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As expected, the Tesla Model S was a “three-peat” plug-in electric vehicle sales champion in Canada back in February, with its 48 sales comfortably exceeding those of the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf at 38 apiece. Green Canada New car sales plug-in cars sales

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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. sales Future Cars New car sales plug-in cars

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WA State Group Deal On 2015 Nissan Leaf Electric Cars Cuts $9,000 From Price

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Through December 31, the dealership Tynan's Nissan is offering $9,007 off the retail price of a 2015 Nissan Leaf with an 84-mile range rating. incentives Pricing plug-in cars discounts state lawsFor the rest of the year, consumers in the northern part of Colorado state can take advantage of a remarkable discount on the world's best-selling electric car.

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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. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars luxury suvs

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 went on to say that the new Volkswagen Tiguan GTE embodies “ our determination to systematically take the plug-in hybrid to further classes and segments. ”. He said the Group already had the broadest plug-in fleet in the automobile world. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins

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Mercedes-Benz to introduce 10 plug-in hybrids by 2017; GLE PHEV coming soon

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Mercedes-Benz is making a strategic push on plug-in hybrids: the Stuttgart-based automaker will introduce 10 new plug-in hybrid models by 2017. The company said that the main emphasis as regards alternative drives in years to come will be on plug-in hybrids. The announcement follows the market introduction of the C 350 e ( earlier post , earlier post ), the company’s second plug-in hybrid model following the S 500 Plug-In Hybrid ( earlier post ). 2015: C 350 e.

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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. Green Mercedes Plug-In Hybrids Tesla Motors plug-in cars

Audi unveiling two new production plug-in hybrids in Shanghai, new prologue allroad PHEV show car

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Audi is introducing two new models with plug-in hybrid drive systems to the market in China in 2016, both of which are having their world premier at Auto Shanghai 2015: the Audi Q7 e-tron 2.0 China Hybrids Plug-ins

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Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric, Diesel Cars For September 2015

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As carmakers begin advertising their 2016 models in earnest, certain 2015 models that remain in inventory can get significant discounts. DON'T MISS: Plug-In Electric Car Sales In August: Calm. car buying Plug-In Hybrids incentives plug-in cars dealsSeptember means a change of seasons, as well as a change of model years. That makes this a particularly good time to check on the best deals for green cars.

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

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Supercars Auto Show Green Koenigsegg Koenigsegg Regera Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars 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. ALSO SEE: Kids React To.

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, April 2015: Leaf Likely Leads After Tesla March Madness

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The Tesla Model S now owns the record for the most electric car sales in Canada in a single month To borrow from the popular song, Canada's plug-in electric vehicle market in March was "all about that S". Based on registration data, which lags by a month, Tesla sold a whopping 250 Model Ses in Canada during March – half the entire country's

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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. Plug-In HybridsBut 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. The Urus, a mid-size luxury SUV.

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Audi’s production electric e-tron quattro may set a new standard for vehicle handling; advanced vehicle dynamics control

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plug-in hybrid or full electric—models by 2025. In March 2011, Audi unveiled its first e-tron quattro concept: a plug-in parallel hybrid designed at Audi’s ePerformance project house.

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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 According to reports out of Germany, the next vehicle in the "i" family will be called the BMW.

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. DON'T MISS: Will 2015 Plug-In Electric Car Sales Exceed Last Year's Total? sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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Hyundai showcasing new Tucson 48V Hybrid Concept and diesel Plug-in-Hybrid Concept at Geneva

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Hyundai Motor is showcasing a range of innovative fuel efficiency and connectivity technologies at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, among them a 48V Hybrid concept and a plug-in hybrid vehicle concept, both based on the all new Tucson platform. 48V Hybrids Plug-ins

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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. In a few years, at least some members of this group will likely offer plug-in hybrid options for virtually every model. Green Germany Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

60% of $18B in US clean energy tax credits 2006-2012 went to top 20% by income; 90% in the plug-in program

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2015) shows that the external benefits from electric cars vary widely (and can even be negative) depending on how electricity is generated. —Borenstein and Davis (2015). Severin Borenstein and Lucas Davis (2015) “ The Distributional Effects of US Clean Energy Tax Credits ”.

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Toyota Mirai receives the ARBÖ 2015 Environmental Award in Austria

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The Austrian automobile club ARBÖ (Auto-Motor und Radfahrerverbund Österreiche) has awarded the Toyota Mirai with the “2015 Environmental Award”. In 1999, the first Toyota Prius was awarded the Environmental Award by ARBÖ for its pioneering hybrid technology, followed by the Prius Plug-in Hybrid in 2012. The jury consisted of ARBÖ automotive experts.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive

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While BMW leads the Germans with five different plug-in electric vehicles announced, Mercedes-Benz is close behind with three. A few months ago, we had the chance to drive the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C 350e, the upcoming plug-in hybrid version of the new generation of C-Class luxury sedan. Plug-In Hybrids Driven plug-in cars

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JRC report finds electric vehicles in Europe on the way to full-scale commercialization

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This report covers battery-electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV), range extended electric vehicles (REV), and fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEV). While plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are mostly present in the larger car size segment, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are usually smaller size cars.

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Audi introduces Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV SUV at Geneva; 138 mpg US

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Audi introduced the Q7 e-tron quattro plug-in hybrid ( earlier post ) at the Geneva show. tron quattro is Audi’s second vehicle featuring a plug?in in hybrid drive system, and the first diesel plug-in hybrid with quattro drive in its segment. Diesel Hybrids Plug-ins

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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 VehicleTo the casual observer, the umbrella term “electric car” can mean anything from an all-electric vehicle to even a hybrid. For drivers of fully electric cars with no tailpipes, this can sound like.

Porsche presents more efficient Gen 2 919 Hybrid LMP1 racer for 2015

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Porsche 919 Hybrid, 2015. 2015 energy/fuel use formulas for one lap in Le Mans. The Porsche 919 Hybrid was homologated for the top energy-recovery category (8 megajoules for one lap in Le Mans) for the first time in 2015.

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

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These two updated plug-in electric cars represent improvements on their predecessors; their long-impending. sales New car sales plug-in carsAt long last, a handful of lucky customers in selected areas drove home in brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Volts last month. Sometime this month, full pricing and availability for the 2016 Nissan Leaf with its 107-mile range will be revealed.

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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. DON''T MISS: BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: We Drive Future Electric. Auto Show Green Plug-In Hybrids SUVs Sport-Utility Vehicles plug-in cars

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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. Last month's sales data is now arriving, and it looks like the lack of new and exciting plug-in vehicles, plus buyers' continuing infatuation with SUVs, have kept plug-in sales substantially below last year's. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) compliance car

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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 Hybrid models are a very significant part of the lineup for both the luxury brand Lexus and its mainstream counterpart (and parent company) Toyota. Hybrids accounted for about 16 percent of the brands’ U.S.

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Musk On VW, Ford F-150 Hybrid, 2015 Mercedes S550e Driven: Today's Car News

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Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk signs a proposal to force Volkswagen to develop zero-emission vehicles as penance for its diesel cheating, a Ford F-150 hybrid is reconfirmed by the company's CEO, and we drive the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, September 2015: Triple-Triple

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With a "double-double" being Canadian shorthand for a coffee with two creams and two sugars, we might call September a "triple-triple": Three plug-in electric car models hit the 100-sales mark last month. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsChevy sold 126 first-generation Volts in Canada in September, down slightly from August's 167, but still its fourth consecutive triple-digit.

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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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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 While the partially electric i8 hasn''t been on sale for even a year, the Bavarian carmaker has already hinted at a production increase. Now it appears to have taken more concrete steps.

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, June 2015: Dial 'S' For Summer

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The same day, electric-car advocates took heart from the announcement of a pro-plug-in policy by one of the front-runners in the country's federal election this fall. But given that plug-in sales stats are probably a higher priority. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsOn July 1, Canadians celebrated the country's founding on the three principles of Peace, Order, and Good Government.

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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. It joins the plug-in hybrid 330e sedan, the X5 xDrive 40e SUV, and the two "i" models--the i3 electric car and i8. Plug-In Hybrids Carbon Fiber

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. market, only Chrysler will offer a minivan that plugs in and can run. Green Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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. It's got a lot more electric range--53 miles--and at 42 miles per gallon, it's more fuel-efficient on those rare occasions when the range-extending engine comes on. The new Chevy Volt is smoother, faster.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, November 2015: Autumn Reign For Volt

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The second-generation Chevy Volt followed up its 203 October sales with 178 units in November, likely leading the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle pack. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThough it will end December with slightly lower year-over-year volumes, the positive early reception suggests the 2016 Volts have the potential to top their previous sales record in 2016.

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