Hyundai Kona Electric crossover teased before Geneva auto show reveal

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Geneva Motor Show Future Cars Geneva Auto Show Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) youtubeThe lack of plug-in electric crossover utility vehicles with all-wheel drive is a growing and obvious gap in the market. And where there's a gap, aggressive South Korean carmaker Hyundai may try to fill it. The company has now issued a teaser photo of the Hyundai Kona Electric small SUV it plans to unveil on February 27 before next month's Geneva.

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Mini Electric Concept revealed before Frankfurt auto show debut

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Now, we can see the first renderings of the car that will make its official debut at the Frankfurt auto show in two weeks. Frankfurt Auto Show Frankfurt Motor Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) BMW Mini EWe've known since last July that an all-electric Mini Cooper will go into production in 2019. The Mini Electric Concept is recognizable as the three-door hardtop version of the famous British small car, but numerous design.

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. Detroit Auto ShowA new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight.

Lexus UX smaller crossover teased before Geneva auto show

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Now the production version of another crossover, shown in concept form well over a year ago, has been confirmed to launch at the Geneva auto show with a teaser photo. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto ShowThe global new-vehicle market is moving toward crossover utility vehicles and SUVs, along with vehicles that look like them.

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2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback returns at NY Auto Show

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New York Auto Show Auris Toyota Auris HybridThe Toyota Corolla is the world's highest-selling nameplate, having surpassed the Ford Model T and Volkswagen Beetle years ago. It exists in many different models and varieties all over the world, but the U.S. hasn't always been offered the hatchback version. In fact, the Corolla lineup only regained its five-door model when Toyota shut down its.

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2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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Detroit Auto Show VideosPickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut. It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of.

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Mixed messages on future of diesel at Geneva auto show

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Diesels Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto ShowYou can smell the diesel exhaust in any city in Europe, sometimes even before you hear the clatter from under the hood of every other passing vehicle. The Volkswagen diesel scandal that broke in September 2015 brought a laser focus to the software used in all diesel engines, and their inability to meet emission limits in real-world use. At the.

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2016 Los Angeles Auto Show green-car preview

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The 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show gets underway this week, and a few notable green cars are expected to debut there. Los Angeles Auto Show new carsThe current popularity of crossover utility vehicles is evident in the numerous new or redesigned crossover models lined for the L.A. show. A smattering of other models will debut as well, but crossovers could very well represent the.

Green car preview at Detroit Auto Show

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Media days for the 2017 Detroit Auto Show begin amidst significant uncertainty about green cars and their future in the U.S. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt remains unclear how the incoming Trump Administration will treat current fuel-economy and emissions standards. Continued low gas prices are driving a boom in SUV and crossover sales, something reflected in the number new.

5 things about the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric we learned at the NY auto show

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After a Detroit auto show that was about little except pickup trucks and a new Jeep, followed by a tepid Chicago show, New York proved to be relatively rich in interesting new green cars. New York Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The standout was clearly the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, the 250-mile battery-electric small hatchback that will go on sale before the end of the year. While it.

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JBM Auto to launch 9-, 12-meter electric buses at Auto Expo 2018 in India

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JBM Auto will launch its EcoLife 9- and 12-meter electric buses at the Auto Expo 2018 in February in India. JBM Auto Limited, the bus division of JBM Group, partnered with Solaris on the development of the buses.

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2018 Ford EcoSport unveiled at 2016 Los Angeles auto show

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Los Angeles Auto ShowLike most things at Ford that don't have GT or RS in their name these days, the new Ford EcoSport is about 90% hype and 10% car. Fortunately, underneath all that ad-speak, it's a cute little thing, with some cool features. If Ford can deliver it with the right driving experience, for the right price, those in the market for a fun and functional.

2019 Lexus UX small SUV emerges in US trim, hybrid included, at NY auto show

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form at this week's New York auto show. New York Auto ShowAfter a gestation period of 18 months, the 2019 Lexus UX small crossover utility vehicle is emerging in its U.S. One full size smaller than the Lexus RX that launched the luxury crossover segment 20 years ago, the UX gives Toyota's luxury brand an entry in the smaller-than-mid-size crossover segment that's.

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Auto sales continue slide

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auto sales dropped by more than 41 percent in February to the lowest level in almost three decades as deepening economic uncertainty drove Americans away from big purchases and new debt despite aggressive discounts from major automakers. The results mark the 16th consecutive monthly drop in auto sales. Tags: us auto sales Reuters reports: U.S.

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2017 Nissan Versa Note gets updates before LA Auto Show

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The 2017 Nissan Versa Note subcompact hatchback will appear at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show later this year with minor updates. Los Angeles Auto Show subcompactIntroduced to the U.S. as a 2014 model alongside the Versa sedan, the Note hatchback has never made as much of an impact here as it has in other markets. For 2017, the current-generation model will remain mostly.

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Redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid debuts at New York auto show

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New York Auto ShowWith buyers showing no signs of letup in their enthusiasm for crossovers of all sizes and shapes, the redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 couldn't be coming at a better time. The Toyota RAV4 small SUV became the company's single best-selling model in the U.S. last year, surging past its long-time champion, the Camry mid-size sedan. The company delivered.

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Starship electric sidewalk-delivery robot a hit at DC Auto Show

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emissions Washington Auto Show Autonomous cars Robots plug-in cars Commercial vehicle StartupsWhat would you do if a small, knee-high box on wheels with a flag topping its tall antenna whirred toward you electrically on a sidewalk at 4 miles per hour?

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Jaguar i-Pace electric SUV concept breaks cover at LA Auto Show

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The latest to join the growing pool of pricey battery-electric sedans and crossover utilities is the Jaguar i-Pace, revealed tonight as a concept at a splashy event before the Los Angeles Auto Show. Los Angeles Auto Show Future Cars plug-in carsLuxury electric cars: seems like everyone's doing them, doesn't it?

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2017 Volkswagen e-Golf: 124 miles of range, more motor power, LA Auto Show debut

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Later this morning, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf will be unveiled at the second of two Los Angeles Auto Show media preview days. Los Angeles Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Along with the many updates made to other models in the 2017 Golf lineup, VW's electric car gets a 50-percent boost in battery capacity and a more powerful electric motor. The battery rises from 24.2 kilowatt-hours to 35.8.

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Genesis GV80 fuel-cell concept SUV at NY auto show

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New York Auto Show hydrogenThese days, it's all but de rigeur that concept cars from major global automakers be shown with some form of alternative propulsion. They may preview future production vehicles powered by plain old conventional gasoline engines, but a plug-in hybrid or other greener powertrain shows the automaker is forward-looking. Is that the case for the.

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Rinspeed Oasis electric urban car to appear at CES, Detroit Auto Show

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Its latest work will be displayed at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show and the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, which run within days of each other next month. Detroit Auto Show Rinspeed CES self-driving carsSwiss design firm Rinspeed does not produce vehicles for sale, but it has built quite a number of unusual concept cars over the years. The Rinspeed Oasis is a self-driving electric car designed to.

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Nissan unveils LEAF-based Sylphy BEV at Auto China 2018

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Nissan unveiled the Nissan Sylphy Zero Emission, Nissan’s first electric car made in China for Chinese consumers, at Auto China 2018 in Beijing.

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Geneva auto show green car preview: concepts, electric cars, new models

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Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Audi e-tron Geneva Auto Show A-Class plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Jaguar I-PaceMedia days at the huge and influential Geneva show are March 6 and March 7, and this year it looks like the show will offer a lot of news for plug-in electric car fans. Several significant new production cars powered entirely by batteries are expected to make their debuts. They'll be supplemented by technology presentations from other makers eager.

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid released at Chicago auto show

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What the auto industry calls a "mid-cycle refresh" can range from indistinguishable to very evident. Chicago Auto Show Plug-In HybridsThe 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid falls into the latter category, with new front and rear styling, changes to the interior and dashboard, and numerous added safety and connectivity features. The hybrid Sonata follows the updated conventional gasoline.

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Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid sedans revealed at NY auto show

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At the New York auto show this morning, Honda revealed the second and third powertrains for its Clarity mid-size sedan, now offered only in California with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The 2017 Honda Clarity Electric and 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid are powered by a battery pack and a plug-in hybrid powertrain, respectively. The plug-in.

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All-electric Audi e-tron Sportback concept teased for Shanghai auto show

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The Shanghai auto show is shaping up to be a showcase for all the green cars and concepts that were absent from last week's New York auto show. Shanghai Auto Show e-Tron Audi e-tron plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Among them is a concept for a "four-door coupe" version of the Audi e-tron all-electric SUV that'll go into production sometime next year. The Audi e-Tron Sportback Concept doesn't necessarily preview a.

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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback unveiled at Chicago auto show

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Chicago Auto ShowOver the last 10 years, the Hyundai Elantra has emerged into the top tier of compact sedans, joining longstanding leaders like the Ford Focus, Honda Civic, Toyota Corolla, and Volkswagen Jetta as well as more recent contenders like the Chevrolet Cruze and Subaru Impreza. The last-generation Elantra sedan launched in 2012 gained a hatchback.

BMW selects TTTech Auto as partner for developing highly automated driving functions

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BMW has selected TTTech Auto, a high-tech company specializing in leading safety software and hardware platforms for automated driving, as its development partner for level 3 and 4 automated driving functions.

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Auto parts suppliers support current fuel-economy rules, overwhelmingly: survey

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As the auto industry and environmental groups count down the days until the NHTSA releases proposals to revise fuel-economy standards, surveys show one industry wants the standards to stay just as they are. That is the auto-parts supply industry, according to a study released Thursday morning by Calstart, the national clean-transport industry.

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Shanghai auto show roundup: China plugs into electric cars in a big way

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China Shanghai Auto Show plug-in carsChina has long aimed to be the global leader in battery cells, solar power, and electric vehicles. But with more carrots and stronger sticks, electric-car sales started to rise in the country a couple of years ago. With close to a fifth of the world’s population starting to consider cars powered by electricity, manufacturers are now focusing.

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2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Styling, Trim, Suspension Updates At LA Auto Show

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Unveiled last week at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage is differentiated by new styling, some mechanical changes, and an upgraded interior. Los Angeles Auto Show subcompact Fuel Economy youtube

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Audi e-tron Sportback Concept: full electic-car details, photos from Shanghai auto show

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Audi has injected a dash of sporting character and a look at the future of electric-vehicle design into its latest e-tron concept car, which made its debut at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. Shanghai Auto Show Audi e-tron plug-in carsThe Audi e-tron Sportback Concept previews a coupe-esque electric utility vehicle to come following the introduction of the brand's all-electric e-tron SUV.

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Volkswagen ID Crozz concept for all-electric crossover debuts at Shanghai auto show

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The Shanghai auto show this week demonstrates that multiple global automakers are stepping up to the plate, both with production cars and concepts. Future Cars VW Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Chinese government wants more plug-in electric cars sold in the country—and quickly. The Volkswagen ID Crozz Concept shows what a future all-electric compact crossover utility vehicle might.

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China's GAC shows electric car, plug-in hybrid concept, crossover at Detroit Auto Show

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GAC appeared this week at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show with three vehicles, including an electric car and a concept plug-in hybrid. China Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GACChina is now the world's largest new-car market, but no native Chinese manufacturers sell passenger cars in the U.S. At least one of those manufacturers is at least considering having a go at the U.S. market.

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2016 Detroit Auto Show Preview: Green Car Concepts, Production Cars

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Thus far, we know of just a handful of concept cars and new production models that could be described as green to be revealed or displayed at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Detroit Auto ShowThe Northeastern U.S. isn't going to see a shred of snow over the Christmas holidays, and Detroit in early January isn't looking too green either.

NEVS and Phantom Auto collaborating on autonomous vehicles

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Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer NEVS is using Phantom Auto’s teleoperation safety technology to ensure safe deployment of electric autonomous vehicles. NEVS (formerly Saab Automobile) and Phantom Auto, the leading provider of teleoperation safety technology for autonomous vehicles (AVs), are collaborating to ensure the optimally safe and efficient deployment of NEVS’ electric AVs throughout the world.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack wagon debuts for NY Auto Show

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At last year's New York Auto Show, Volkswagen unveiled a more rugged, all-wheel-drive version of its Golf SportWagen called the Alltrack. Now the 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack will debut at this week's 2016 New York Auto Show, and. New York Auto Show VWVW said at the time that the Alltrack would go into production, but it didn't say how long buyers would have to wait.

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Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. Los Angeles Auto ShowSo far, it looks like the Los Angeles show will be a little light on hybrids and plug-in electric cars. But there will still be several fuel-efficient models of note debuting there. DON'T MISS: Expect A.

2016 New York Auto Show: green-car preview

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One week from tomorrow, the 2016 New York Auto Show will open its doors to reporters from around the world for two media-preview days. New York Auto Show plug-in carsWe know already that there will be a new version of the Toyota Prius unveiled there, but a few other concepts and production models will make their debuts as well. So far, New York is relatively light on green.

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Electric VW Microbus-like concept to appear at Detroit Auto Show

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Detroit Auto Show VW plug-in cars MicrobusThe original Volkswagen Microbus is an iconic design that is still instantly recognizable decades after the last ones were sold in the U.S. That might explain why rumors of the vehicle's return are so persistent. A new VW Microbus has been whispered about multiple times over the past few years, and now the automaker has teased us with photos of.

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