Subaru introduces Solterra electric SUV at LA Auto Show

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Subaru of America revealed its first all-electric SUV, the 2023 Subaru Solterra, at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Like other Subaru SUVs, Solterra is equipped with X-MODE offering increased performance in low-friction and off-road conditions.

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Kia unveils new Niro compact electric SUV

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Kia unveils new Niro compact electric SUV. Kia a South Korean automaker has unveiled its next-generation Niro compact fully-electric SUV. A few days ago the carmaker had taken its Kia EV9 concept (an all-electric SUV) to the Los Angeles auto show to display.

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Los Angeles Auto Show 2021 debuts electric vehicles from Nov 19-28 

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Los Angeles Auto Show 2021 debuts electric vehicles from Nov 19-28 . Los Angeles Auto Show is back again after the pandemic break, it’s one of the major automotive events that is happening physically. Los Angeles Auto Show.

VinFast Electric SUVs To Debut At LA Auto Show, US Sales In H1 2022


Vietnamese carmaker expects to start US deliveries of the e35 and e36 electric SUVs before the end of 2022

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Mahindra XUV700 electric SUV prototype

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Mahindra XUV700 electric SUV prototype. Although it has not yet launched any personal cars in the market but its electric three-wheelers such as Mahindra electric auto Treo passenger, Treo Zor cargo is doing wonders in the electric three-wheelers segment.

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World premiere of BMW iX electric SUV in Shanghai

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The BMW iX electric SUV ( earlier post ) has its world premiere at the Auto Shanghai 2021 show. The enhanced possibilities for using market-specific apps in China that this enables brings another focal point to BMW’s presentation at Auto Shanghai 2021.

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Jato Dynamics: global auto sales up 5.6% in 2016, SUVs continue to surge

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Global automotive industry sales rose 5.6% Global demand for SUVs continued, with significant sales increases in the segment across South East Asia, Europe and China. Segment ranking showed that SUVs were the largest drivers of growth, with its volume accounting for almost 29% of all cars, pickups and LCVs sold last year. The majority of these registrations were in the C-SUV subsegment, but the smallest subsegment (B-SUV) posted the highest growth of 28.0%.

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Global debut of Buick Enspire electric concept SUV in China; GM China sales up 2% in February, Buick up 4%

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GM’s Buick brand will stage the global debut of the Enspire, its new all-electric concept SUV, at Buick Brand Night on 17 April in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. It will also be on display to the public at Auto China 2018 in Beijing, which begins later this month. Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV teaser. GM China sales in February. Sales were up 2% from a year earlier. Sales in the first three months of 2018 increased 8% on an annual basis to 986,052 units.

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Geely Auto forms new premium electric car company Zeekr; SEA EV architecture

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Geely Auto Group (Geely Auto) officially announced the widely reported formation of Zeekr—a new electric mobility technology and solutions company based in China that will serve growing global demand for premium electric vehicles.

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2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid debuts: 39-mpg compact SUV, can tow 2,000 pounds

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It goes on sale in the United States early next year. Revealed at the 2021 Los Angeles auto show, the 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid wears the same unorthodox styling as the gasoline model unveiled in October.

Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV debuts in Shanghai, U.S. sales all but confirmed: UPDATE

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hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto ShowIt's one of the more frequent questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles? The Ford Escape Hybrid reigned alone in the first segment from 2004 through 2012, and then Ford simply walked away from the segment. It took until last year for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to arrive, quickly racking thousands of.

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Euro Big 5 auto markets up 8.6% in April, SUVs continue to dominate; shift in segment shares

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million, April produced further gains across the top five European markets with SUVs driving higher volume and counting for 24.4% While Germany, France and the UK are reaching their sales peak, further growth is expected in Italy and Spain. Unlike the circumstances of a decade ago, the growth is largely driven by the outstanding expansion of the SUV segment. The appeal of SUVs continues to gain further momentum at the expense of more traditional models.

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Volkswagen launches model offensive in China; 8 SUVs this year

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Volkswagen is planning an extensive model offensive in China; the brand will double its SUV range by 2020. During Auto Shanghai 2019, Volkswagen announced that the share of SUVs is expected to rise to up to 40%. The Volkswagen brand presented five new SUVs, four of them as world premieres. SAIC VOLKSWAGEN showed the T-Cross and the soon to be launched Teramont X, FAW-VW the SUV Coupé Concept and SMV Concept.

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

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Honda SUV E:Prototype And Breeze PHEV Debut At Auto Shanghai 2021


The EV is expected to be for sale in China by 2022

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Honda unveils new CR-V Hybrid SUV at Auto Shanghai 2017

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Honda staged the world premiere of the new CR-V Hybrid at Auto Shanghai 2017. The CR-V Hybrid is scheduled to go on sale in China in the second half of 2017 from Dongfeng Honda Automobile Co., Honda plans to begin sales of a new electric vehicle, developed as a China-exclusive model, in 2018. The CR-V Hybrid is equipped with the Honda Sport Hybrid i-MMD two-motor hybrid system ( earlier post ).

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Volkswagen intends sales of 150K e-cars by 2020; 100K ID, ID SUV; >1M in 2025; more on MEB

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With the MEB, vehicle concept and design can be structured in a more flexible way than ever before: the spectrum ranges from compact cars to SUVs and MPVs. The electric motor of the ID concept car showcased at the 2016 Paris Auto Show had a power output of 168 hp. Volkswagen intends to sell 150,000 e-cars—of which 100,000 will be the ID and ID SUV—by 2020, according to Thomas Ulbrich, Member of the Volkswagen Brand Board of Management, E-Mobility division.

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Volkswagen unveils T-Prime Concept GTE AWD plug-in hybrid SUV at Auto China 2016

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Volkswagen unveiled the T-Prime Concept GTE all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid in a world premiere at Auto China 2016 in Beijing. The concept fulls-size SUV previews the future Volkswagen SUV. By means of comparison: the SUV is 0.4 The driver brings out the most agile character of the SUV in this mode. The importance of SUVs. SUVs are booming worldwide, and this is especially true in the segment of the large C-SUVs to which the T-Prime Concept GTE belongs.

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Electric car sales boom in California, as plug-in hybrids and small cars sputter

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Even as sales of small cars drop in California and across the country, sales of electric cars continue to climb, breaking past 5 percent of the market so far in 2019. In its quarterly California Auto Outlook, the California New Car Dealers Association reported that even while sales of cars—besides SUVs and pickups—have fallen in the. Car Sales

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Mercedes-Benz unveiling Concept GLA compact SUV at Auto Shanghai; laser projectors in headlamps

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Mercedes-Benz will show the Concept GLA compact premium-class SUV at the Auto Shanghai motor show (21 to 29 April 2013. The Concept GLA marks a new approach for us in the compact SUV segment—this is a sporty and more coupé-like evolution of this category of vehicle. —Dr Joachim Schmidt, Executive Vice President Mercedes-Benz Cars, Sales and Marketing.

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2023 Toyota bZ4X

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Toyota announced its all-new, all-electric compact SUV, the 2023 bZ4X—wait, what?! bZ” = “beyond Zero”; “4” = “mid-size”; “X” = SUV. Then, by 2030, 80 percent of Toyota’s global sales will be electrified with hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Mercedes EQB electric SUV revealed, confirmed for 2022 US arrival

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With an introduction held at the 2021 Shanghai auto show, Mercedes-Benz announced a surprised addition to its United States EV lineup. The 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQB is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S.

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2018 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid three-row SUV priced from $51,600

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Lexus invented the idea of a luxury hybrid utility vehicle in a version of its RX crossover well over a decade ago, but sales haven't been strong of late. Chicago Auto Show Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVCheap gasoline, better fuel efficiency from all types of vehicles due to rising CAFE rules, and a lack of interest in hybrids have all hurt the latest version of the RX Hybrid. Now it has.

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GM deliveries in March in China up 16% to new March record; SUVs, MPVs, luxury drive sales

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The Buick, Cadillac and Baojun brands all reached new sales highs for March. Their hot-selling models—the Baojun 510, Buick GL8 and Cadillac XT5—stood out in the fast-growing SUV, MPV and luxury segments, which accounted for about half of GM’s March sales. GM’s SUV deliveries soared 45% year over year, while MPV deliveries increased 23%. For the 13 th consecutive month, Cadillac posted double-digit growth, with sales surging 63%.

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Lamborghini confirms SUV, launch in 2018

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Lamborghini, a Volkswagen Group company, confirmed that a luxury SUV will join its product range as its third series model, with market introduction planned for 2018. A concept of the car was first presented as the Lamborghini Urus in 2012 at the Beijing auto show. This will be Lamborghini’s first SUV since the LM002, which was built between 1986 and 1993. The annual volumes will be around 3,000 vehicles and will double the company’s current sales performance.

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Dana showcasing electrified technologies at Auto Shanghai

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At Auto Shanghai 2017, Dana Incorporated is showcasing select technologies from its Spicer Electrified portfolio of fully integrated motor, control, and e-drive technologies, as well as thermal-management products for electric and hybrid vehicles. Chinese auto buyers purchased almost half of all the plug-in electric vehicles sold in the world last year, and Chinese officials have set ambitious goals for the further adoption of hybrid- and electric-powered vehicles in the decades ahead.

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Polk forecasts global new vehicle auto sales to reach 77.7M in 2012, up 6.7%; expects China sales to grow 16% while US sales recovery slows

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Global automotive market intelligence firm Polk forecasts worldwide new vehicle sales in 2012 will rise 6.7% Polk expects China to make the largest contribution to global sales growth for new vehicles, with an anticipated 16% increase over 2011. The US market will experience single digit growth, primarily due to the relatively strong year for sales in 2011, and the effects of the weak economy that will continue to impact new vehicle demand through most of 2012.

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Honda targeting 100% BEV & FCEV sales in N America by 2040; new e:Architecture EVs coming in second half of this decade

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Honda last week announced key targets for sales of electrified vehicles in North America, with a plan to make battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles (BEVs and FCEVs) to represent 100% of its vehicle sales by 2040, progressing from sales of 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2035.

Ford boosting production targets for full-size SUVs by about 25%; increasing line speed at Kentucky Truck Plant

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Ford is increasing production of two popular full-size SUVs to meet increasing retail demand for both models. The company is increasing line speed at its Kentucky Truck Plant to build more Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition SUVs, boosting production targets approximately 25% since last fall when the SUVs hit the market. 2018 Lincoln Navigator unveiled at New York Auto Show in 2017. sales totaled more than 161,000 vehicles—a 6.6% —of 1,288 SUVs.

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GAC Motor introduces its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8

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China-based GAC Motor introduced its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8, at Hangzhou International Expo Center, the main venue of the G20 summit. During the launch, GAC Motor’s General Manager Yu Jun announced that GAC Motor will strive to make GS8 its hottest model, with sales amounting to 100,000 units annually. Self-developed by GAC Motor, the GS8 meets the North American SUV roof anti-force standard and redefines Chinese high-end SUV market.

2016 185

Efficient Drivetrains develops PHEV SUV for Asian market

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EDI), a developer of plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) and continuously variable transmission (CVT) technologies spanning light- to heavy-duty classes ( earlier post ), has developed a new energy plug-in hybrid electric SUV for the Asian marketplace. Based on EDI’s proprietary drivetrain technology, the SUV offers the highest performance for a PHEV in its class, the company said. EDI’s New Energy PHEV SUV. EDI’s PHEV SUV can be charged with a level 1 or 2 standard electric plug.

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Sales of Nissan e-POWER electrified vehicles in Japan surpasses 500,000-unit cumulative milestone

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Nissan announced that cumulative sales of vehicles with its e-POWER electrified powertrain ( earlier post ) surpassed 500,000 units at the end of March. The 2021 Auto Shanghai motorshow is set to introduce e-POWER technology in the China market.

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2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: The legendary SUV brand’s first plug-in hybrid


In Europe, it was smaller Jeeps—the subcompact Renegade and compact Compass family SUV—that got their plugs first. One’s the best of the dwindling segment of 7- and 8-seat vehicles that aren’t hulking SUVs. Sales: high.

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Bentley showcases new EXP 9 F SUV concept at Auto China; considering V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain

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The all-wheel drive luxury SUV concept makes its debut in China as potential third Bentley model-line; powertrains under consideration include a 500bhp, 4.0-litre V8 Twin turbo and a V6 plug-in hybrid in addition to the flagship 6.0-liter W12 engine. The V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain would offer a potential 30 km (19 mile) range in full electric mode and CO 2 emissions of 130g/km, but still be capable of a accelerating the SUV from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 5 seconds.

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News: 2023 Fisker Ocean Introduced

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The production-ready 2023 Fisker Ocean debuted at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show to an interested group of industry insiders and journalists. Henrik Fisker revealed his plans to shake-up the electric SUV category with the all-new, all-electric Ocean. Swimming with the Big Boys.

BMW i4 EV’s debut at the Geneva Auto Show gets cancelled by COVID-19!

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March 3 rd , 2020: with the Geneva Auto Show cancelled due to the coronavirus, automakers have been forced to present their new cars via digital debuts online. Both won prestigious awards and added impetus to the public’s perception that e-mobility is where the auto industry is headed.

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Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

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Buoyed by the US government’s CARS (“Cash for Clunkers”) program, US auto sales slowed their decline in the US in July, dropping on 12.1% Passenger car sales dropped 10.6% to 554, 527 units, while light truck sales dropped 14.1% Hybrids had an especially good month, with reported sales jumping 31.8% year-on-year to 35,429 units, representing a 3.55% new vehicle sales market share for the month—the highest monthly share yet. Monthly sales of hybrids.

Tesla and local EV makers are eclipsing legacy auto in China’s electric car segment


Crozz SUVs. That’s less than 4% of Tesla’s domestic sales in May alone. “Sales by the conventional carmakers were disappointing. The post Tesla and local EV makers are eclipsing legacy auto in China’s electric car segment appeared first on TESLARATI.

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GM adds 9-speed auto to 2018 Buick Envision for China

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The Envision originally went on sale in China in October 2014. It remains Buick’s most popular SUV and second most popular model overall, with deliveries of 169,227 units in the first 10 months of this year. second, setting a quality benchmark for midsize SUVs. Buick launched the 2018 Buick Envision in China with a new nine-speed transmission, updated design and enhanced connectivity.

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Nissan unveils electric crossover Ariya; on sale in US in 2021 starting at $40,000

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Nissan introduced the all-new Nissan Ariya, an electric crossover SUV that lets customers travel up to approximately 300 miles per charge (preliminary Nissan estimate for long-range 2WD model).

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Tesla Model Y tops China’s electric SUV segment despite April challenges


Tesla China had a challenging month in April, with drama ensuing in the Shanghai Auto Show due to a high-profile protest and the Model Y line being shut down for two weeks to make way for upgrades.

Honeywell Transportation Systems Forecast: turbocharged vehicles to account for 48% of annual global sales by 2021; electric boosting emerges

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Honeywell’s Transportation Systems Forecast projects that turbocharged vehicles will acount for 48% of annual global sales by 2021, up 9 percentage points from 2016. This annual sales estimate, combining both passenger and commercial vehicles, would add more than 232 million turbocharged vehicles globally between 2017 and 2021—an increase of 35% from today. The global turbo business is expected to reach almost $12 billion in industry sales in 2021.

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Ford projects utility vehicles to account for 29% of its global sales by end of decade

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Ford projects utility vehicles will account for 29% of its global sales by the end of the decade. Ford utility vehicles—ranging from the compact EcoSport to the eight-seat Expedition—accounted for 23% of brand sales globally in 2013, up from 17% a year earlier. Worldwide demand for utility vehicles is up 88% since 2008, making SUVs the fastest-growing segment. A record number of Ford Escapes were sold in 2013, with sales up in 2014 as well.

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