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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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Available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions, the new Toyota C-HR will also be the first plug-in hybrid passenger car to be produced in Turkey. In addition, TMMT will be Toyota’s first European plant to start producing plug-in hybrid vehicles, and the first to be equipped with a battery production line.

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Toyota's $8M battery boost heralds US-made EVs, plug-in hybrids

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Toyota on Tuesday announced an expansion of its planned North Carolina battery plant to accommodate additional volume for EVs and plug-in hybrids. A new investment of nearly $8 billion will add eight EV and plug-in hybrid battery production lines to the two previously announced, Toyota said in a press release.

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Rheinmetall develops new plug-and-play solution for heat pumps; 400V and 800V applications

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Rheinmetall now offers a new heat pump as a plug-and-play solution. It was developed specifically to enable precision climate control in the passenger compartment as well as intelligent conditioning of batteries in electric vehicles and drive components. This compact component comes completely preassembled and filled.

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Citroën strengthens plug-in hybrid offering

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Citroën is offering a new, more accessible plug-in hybrid with a new version on the C5 Aircross that combines the 150 hp (110 kW) PureTech gasoline engine with an 81 kW electric engine for a combined power of 180 hp. kWh battery consisting of 84 cells, which provides up to 58 km (36 miles) of electric driving. kWh battery (11.3

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GM adding Plug and Charge

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GM is expanding its existing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. GM is the first OEM to introduce a Plug and Charge feature to the company’s existing and future EVs that is designed to work on multiple, public networks in North America.

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Mercedes-Benz xEV sales up 37% in Q1; 32% of those battery-electric

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Mercedes-Benz xEV sales (plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles) rose 37% ub Q1 2022 to 67,800 units of which 21,900 (+210%) units were battery-electric vehicles (BEV). Driven by the EQA, EQS and the EQC, Mercedes-Benz was able to more than triple sales of battery electric EQ models to reach 21,900 (+210%) units.

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Alfa Romeo starts production of its first plug-in hybrid; Tonale offers 30 miles electric range

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Alfa Romeo’s first plug-in hybrid is built at the Giambattista Vico Stellantis plant in Pomigliano d’Arco, Naples, Italy, one of the company’s most advanced production sites. The plug-in hybrid powertrain features a 15.5-kWh kWh lithium-ion battery and 90 kW electric motor. Earlier post.) The additional 1.3-liter

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