BMW unveils new X1 with all-electric and PHEV variants

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The fifth-generation BMW eDrive technology additionally comprises the car’s highly efficient charging technology, including the improved charging software also found in the BMW i7, and a high-voltage battery positioned flat within the vehicle’s underbody. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features upgraded powertrain, enlarged battery pack

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MMNA) announced pricing and availability of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) crossover. The 2021 Outlander PHEV is available at Mitsubishi dealers now. The 2021 Outlander PHEV is equipped with a more powerful and efficient 2.4L

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Kia unveils 2023 Sportage PHEV; 32-mile AER

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Kia unveiled the 2023 Sportage PHEV, the latest electrified model to join its lineup. Building upon the Sportage HEV, the turbocharged Sportage PHEV offers outstanding efficiency, with a 13.8-kWh battery and targeted all-electric range (AER) of 32 miles.

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Mitsubishi unveils redesigned Outlander PHEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) revealed online the fully redesigned plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) model of the Outlander crossover SUV. PHEV system.

Second-generation Kia Niro debuts in hybrid, PHEV and EV variants

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The 2023 Niro will launch in the United States with three electrified powertrains: hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and all-electric (EV). A 6-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission is standard in HEV and PHEV. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Audi upgrades battery capacity in Q5, A6 and A7 Sportback PHEVs

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Audi has upgraded the battery capacity for the Q5, A6, and A7 Sportback PHEVs. This allows the Audi PHEV models to be fully charged in around two-and-a-half hours when connected to a sufficiently powerful power connection.

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Road Test: 2022 Lincoln Corsair PHEV Grand Touring AWD

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When handed the keys to the 2022 Lincoln Corsair PHEV Grand Touring AWD, the experience ended-up not only being pleasant, but one that raises the question–where has Lincoln been hiding this gem? There is a sixth mode of Preserve, which saves the battery charge for later use.

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Kia unveils next-generation Niro; hybrid first, PHEV and BEV to follow

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The all-new Niro features a trio of state-of-the-art electrified powertrains, including hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and battery electric (BEV) options. PHEV and BEV models will be revealed at a later date, closer to market launch.

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Toyota launches new RAV4 PHEV in Japan

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Toyota has launched the new model RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) through dealerships in Japan. The new RAV4 PHEV aims to boost the fun-to-drive appeal of RAV4, adopting the newly developed Toyota Hybrid System (THS II). Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Tesla supporters petition Sen. Manchin to stop excessive PHEV subsidies

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Tesla supporters are petitioning Senator Manchin to stop the excessive plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) subsidies in the Inflation Reduction act of 2022. The Petition against the excessive $7,500 PHEV subsidies. Manchin to stop excessive PHEV subsidies appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Toyota to debut 2 BEVs, 1 PHEV for US this year; says research shows BEVs & PHEVs have similar environmental benefits

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Toyota shared highlights of new internal research evaluating the environmental impact and cost of ownership between a PHEV and a BEV. The source code for this tool is publicly available at carghg.org for others to experiment with the various input parameters and see the movement of BEVs and PHEVs on the GHG and cost plot. The PHEV is much less expensive to buy and own, compared to the BEV. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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Mazda unveils CX-60 crossover in Europe; e-Skyactiv PHEV, 48V MHEVs

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The CX-60 is the first of Mazda’s Large Product group models, and offers (European specification model) e-Skyactiv PHEV, Mazda’s first plug-in hybrid system featuring a 2.5-liter in-line four-cylinder Skyactiv-G gasoline engine with a 100 kW electric motor and a 355V, 17.8 kWh battery pack.

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Toyota introduces home storage battery system based on EV battery technology

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Toyota Motor is introducing the O-Uchi Kyuden System, a home storage battery system based on its electrified vehicle battery technology. The O-Uchi Kyuden System uses electrified vehicle battery technology such as Toyota’s battery control to provide a rated capacity of 8.7

California passes 1M mark for cumulative sales of electric vehicles: BEVs, PHEVs and FCEVs

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California surpassed 1 million electric vehicles (1,054,095 units)—battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel-cell electric—sold cumulatively through the 4 th quarter of 2021, according to the California Energy Commission (CEC), making it the first US state to achieve this milestone. 379,125 PHEV (36% ). 63,141 PHEV (25.2%). Electric (Battery) Market Background Sales

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013. Since making its debut in Japan, the Outlander PHEV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries across the world. Developed from a fully electric vehicle, the Outlander PHEV has an architecture consisting of a front electric motor, a rear electric motor and no gearbox.

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New top model PHEV in the BMW 5 Series

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With an increase from two to five models featuring innovative plug-in hybrid drive by November 2020, the new BMW 5 Series offers the largest range of PHEVs within one BMW Group model series. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Buick to introduce VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick is adding the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) to its new energy vehicle (NEV) portfolio in China. The VELITE 6 PHEV will be powered by Buick eMotion electric drive technology that leverages GM’s global electrification expertise.

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Pre-sales begin for Volkswagen Tiguan PHEV SUV in Europe

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In this mode, the Tiguan eHybrid will temporarily also cover stretches fully electrically and thus without generating any local emissions, as recuperation during braking recharges the battery. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Road Test: 2022 Ford Escape PHEV Titanium FWD

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The 2022 Ford Escape Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) is powered by a 2.5-liter non-turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine that produces 165 horsepower by itself, but when adding-in the motor generator that number increases to 200 hp. EV Charge mode charges the battery while driving.

Magna unveils new PHEV and BEV drive systems

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Magna unveiled its all-new connected plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) drivetrain and next-gen battery electric (BEV) drive systems. Magna EtelligentEco PHEV. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Ford Escape PHEV review, electric G-Class battery tech, “clean” hydrogen hubs: Today’s Car News

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The electric G-Class will get energy-dense batteries. And does the Ford Escape PHEV deliver an experience that makes sense next to Ford's excellent EVs? Federal hydrogen hubs should get more scrutiny over how they're making hydrogen, experts say.

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Buick launches VELITE 7 EV and VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick has strengthened its commitment to electrification in China with the launch of the VELITE 7 electric vehicle and VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The VELITE 6 PHEV adopts Buick’s latest eMotion electric propulsion technology. Buick VELITE 6 PHEV.

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DOE tool allows consumers to estimate localized upstream greenhouse gas emissions for EVs and PHEVs

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For PHEVs, results include both upstream and tailpipe emissions. A Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV racks up 270 g/mi in Marin County, against 320 g/mi with the average US electricity mix, 280 g/mi in Casper and 330 g/mi in Phoenix. Electric (Battery) Emissions Lifecycle analysis Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi Motors to launch new Outlander PHEV with new-generation PHEV system in US in 2H 2022

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will launch a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover SUV with a new-generation PHEV system. With improved motor output and increased battery capacity over the current model, the all-new Outlander PHEV model delivers more powerful road performance and greater driving range. The Outlander PHEV debuted globally in 2013. Outlander PHEV launched in the US in 2016 as a 2017 model-year vehicle.

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Jeep introduces first PHEV Grand Cherokee: 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe with 25 miles AER

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Available in the Grand Cherokee Limited, Trailhawk, Overland, Summit and Summit Reserve, the 4xe propulsion system combines two electric motors, a 400-volt battery pack, 2.0-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission.

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Lexus introduces its first PHEV with new 2nd-generation NX

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Under the “Lexus Electrified” initiative, the new NX accelerates the proliferation of electrified models by being Lexus’ first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV); the NX is also offered as a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV). Lexus NX 450h+ PHEV. PHEV and HEV. PHEV system.

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BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV

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BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV. BMW has revealed an all-new 2 Series Active Tourer, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) the most popular second generation of a model in Europe. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV specifications .

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Final Drive: 2021 Polestar 1 PHEV

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The plug-in hybrid (PHEV) 2021 Polestar 1 is powered by a 2.0-liter, supercharged and turbocharged gasoline four-cylinder engine producing 326 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque. The 11-kW onboard charger will replenish the batteries to 100-percent at these rates.

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Argonne: Cumulative PEV sales in the US reach 1.6 million units; BEVs outpace PHEVs

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Plug-in vehicles consist of both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). A total of 25,269 plug-in vehicles (19,164 BEVs and 6,105 PHEVs) were sold during August 2020 in the US, down 11.2%

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2022 KIA Sorento PHEV joins hybrid, gasoline models

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The 2022 Sorento Turbo Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) SUV is the latest addition to Kia’s ambitious ‘Plan S’ electrification strategy and the fourth-generation Sorento model range, which was introduced last year in both gasoline-powered and turbo hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) forms.

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BMW launches Gen2 X5 PHEV in US: X5 xDrive45e

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In 2019, the high-voltage battery assembly area at Plant Spartanburg doubled in size in preparation for the new X3 xDrive30e and X5 xDrive45e. 120 people currently work on the battery assembly line. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mercedes-Benz Cars starts production of PHEV batteries in Bangkok; 3rd plant in global battery production network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has opened a factory for plug-in hybrid (PHEV) batteries in the Bangkok region in Thailand. The new battery factory was built on a 50,000 m² site located at the vehicle manufacturing plant in the Bangkok region. Batteries Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins

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New BMW X1 xDrive25Le PHEV boosts electric range 83% to 110 km; new NCM battery technology

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The compact Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV) developed exclusively for the Chinese automotive market with extended wheelbase and plug-in drive now achieves an electrically powered range of up to 110 kilometers (68 miles) due to its new battery technology. liters per 100 km (181 mpg US) were made possible by advances in the area of battery cell technology. In the new battery cells, the ratio of nickel, cobalt and manganese (NCM) in the electrode material is 8 : 1 : 1.

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UC Davis study finds discontinuance rate of 21% for California PHEV adopters, 19% for BEV adopters

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A new study by Scott Hardman and Gil Tal at the University of California, Davis has found that discontinuance occurs at a rate of 21% for California plug-in hybrid adopters and 19% for California battery electric vehicle adopters. For respondents that discontinued PHEV ownership 19% are unlikely to purchase one, 12.4% Behavior Electric (Battery) Market Background Plug-ins

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SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

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With a 13 kWh lithium-ion battery back, it can also travel for up to 49 km (58km in NEDC) (30 and 36 miles, respectively) in all-electric mode. The SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID always starts in all-electric mode (when the battery is sufficiently charged).

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French Gendarmerie takes delivery of first 395 screen-printed PEUGEOT 3008 PHEVs

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Battery power: 90 kW. Battery capacity: 13.2 The French Ministry of the Interior has taken delivery of the first 395 screen-printed PEUGEOT 3008 Plug-in Hybrids for the Gendarmerie Nationale.

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Jeep 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe PHEV starts at $57,700

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The 4xe PHEV technology includes a Quadra Trac II 4x4 system with two-speed transfer case and 2.72:1 The 4xe propulsion system combines two electric motors, a 400-volt battery pack, 2.0-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission for maximum efficiency and capability.

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XL launches PHEV Ford F-250; 50% improvement in fuel economy

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As the company first revealed in February, XL’s newest product expands its successful plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) product family, which also includes the XLP Ford F-150 that the company began shipping in 2018 to municipal, utility and commercial fleets throughout the United States. These numbers are consistent with what the PHEV F-150 has been proven to achieve at EPA-certified testing facilities. Conversions Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Biden issues executive order targeting 50% combined BEV, PHEV, FCEV sales share in 2030

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President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) that sets a goal that 50% of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric, or fuel-cell-electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Emissions Fuel Efficiency Market Background Regulations

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Road Test: 2021 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium

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The 2021 Kia Niro PHEV is one of three electrified Niro models to choose from, alongside a hybrid and a pure battery electric version. The Niro PHEV offers the best of both worlds–EV & gas. kilowatt-hour (kWh) lithium-ion polymer battery and a 60 horsepower, 44.5

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US: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Sales Improved In 2021

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The all-new Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is coming in the second half of 2022 with a bigger battery

ŠKODA introduces PHEV version of flagship along with first battery-electric production model

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has introduced the SUPERB iV—a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship SUPERB— and the CITIGOe iV, the company’s first production battery-electric vehicle. ŠKODA SUPERB iV PHEV. The 13 kWh battery enables an all-electric, zero-emission range of up to 55 km (34 miles) in the WLTP cycle and can be charged using a standard household plug socket, a wall box, or while driving using the gasoline engine as well as brake energy recovery.

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BMW X2 xDrive25e SAC PHEV to be launched July 2020

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BMW will launch the new X2 xDrive25e SAC (“Sport Activity Coupé”) PHEV, announced in January ( earlier post ), in Europe in July 2020 with pricing from €47,250 (US$51,800). An electric motor generating an output of 70 kW/95 hp and a high-voltage battery with a gross energy content of 10.0

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