XL Fleet partnering with Curbtender to develop all-electric and plug-in hybrid refuse trucks

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has entered into a strategic partnership with Curbtender , a market leader in Under CDL (vehicles that do not require a Commercial Drivers License) refuse trucks and a pioneer in automated side-loader collection. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-ins

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Hyundai Kona Electric Now Offers the Longest Range of Any Plug-In Car Grant-Eligible Vehicle

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Audi offering plug-in hybrid version of A6 Avant wagon

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Audi is offering its successful full-size station wagon A6 Avant as a plug-in hybrid: The new A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro has a system output of 270 kW (367 PS) (combined fuel consumption 2.1–1.9 mi) in the WLTP cycle. mph) in 5.7 Hybrids Plug-ins

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VW Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake available with plug-in hybrid drive

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Volkswagen’s new Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake are available in Europe as plug-in hybrid models. Prices in Germany start from €51,064.37 (US$60,800) for the Arteon eHybrid with a hatchback and from €51,927.06 (US$61,900) for the Arteon Shooting Brake eHybrid.

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Volkswagen to offer refreshed Tiguan with new plug-in hybrid powertrain in Europe

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Volkswagen will unveil a refreshed Tiguan SUV later in 2020, featuring new front and rear styling, a redesigned interior and new powertrains, including a plug-in hybrid version for the European market. This makes the Tiguan the best-selling car in the Volkswagen brand and Group.

2020 268

Hyundai launches new Tucson with short & long wheelbases, ICE, hybrid & plug-in hybrid powertrains

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Hyundai Motor Company launched the all-new Hyundai Tucson. It offers roominess, state-of-the-art digital experiences and an array of powertrains, including internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. The all-new Tucson goes on sale in Korea in September as a 2021 model.

2020 211

Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

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Benz Cars is introducing plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label in the A- and B-Class. The A 250 e and A 250 e Saloon can be ordered now in Europe at prices from €36,943.55 The company aims to extend its plug-in offering to more than 20 model variants by 2020. Acceleration 0-100 km/h in 6.6 The stator is permanently integrated in the traction head housing, while the low-loss wet clutch is incorporated in the electric machine's rotor.

2019 253

SEAT launches all-new Leon; gasoline, diesel, CNG, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid; €1.1B investment

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The company, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has invested more than €1.1 billion in fourth generation of the Leon to bring it to market with more efficient engines, next levels of connectivity and driving assistance, dynamism and eye-catching aesthetics to the market. Plug-in hybrids.

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BMW launches plug-in hybrid variant of X3; updates to other PHEVs

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, BMW announced the market launch of a plug-in hybrid variant of the globally popular BMW X3. This makes it the first model of the brand to be offered with both a conventional combustion engine and a plug-in hybrid system—with the addition of a purely electrically powered version in 2020. The latest BMW plug-in hybrid model is fitted with a lithium-ion battery which is positioned under the rear seat in order to save space.

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Mitsubishi plans to embrace plug-in hybrids in a big way this decade

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Mitsubishi was a fairly early adopter of plug-in hybrids, but lost the lead to other automakers. Now it appears the company is looking to make up ground. On Monday the automaker said it will launch a robust electrified-vehicle push—centering on plug-in hybrids.

2020 123

Volvo extends S60 range with plug-in hybrid powertrain and new trim levels

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The existing T5 turbocharged 250 hp gasoline unit has been joined by an all-wheel-drive T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrain, combining a 303 hp gasoline engine with an 87 hp electric motor for a total output of 390 hp. The S60 is built at Volvo’s new Charleston plant in South Carolina on Volvo’s SPA (Scalable Product Architecture) platform, which also underpins the award-winning S90, V60, V90, XC60 and XC90. Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 238

Ford extends Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van trial to Cologne

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Ford will begin commercial trials of the plug-in hybrid Transit Van in Cologne, Germany. This will extend to a third European city research into the use of plug-in hybrid electric vans that run solely on electric power for most city trips. Together with the City of Cologne, we will start to investigate how we might in future look forward to urban areas that offer better air quality and can also be more productive. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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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

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XL to launch plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-250 pickup at NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL, a provider of connected vehicle electrification solutions for commercial, utility and municipal fleets, will unveil a plug-in hybrid electric version of the popular Ford F-250 pickup truck at the NTEA Work Truck show, 5-8 March in Indianapolis. In 2018 at the NTEA show, XL displayed a hybrid-electric F-250, as well as the plug-in hybrid F-150. Fleets Hybrids Plug-ins

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BMW launching compact BMW X models with plug-in hybrid drive: X1 xDrive25e followed by X2 xDrive25e

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The BMW Group is introducing new plug-in hybrid models: the new BMW X1 xDrive25e and the new BMW X2 xDrive25e. The electric drive and a latest-generation lithium-ion battery enable an electrically powered range of up to 57 kilometers (35 miles) in the two new plug-in hybrid models.

2020 238

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid SUV details: Most powerful Wrangler yet, and trail-rated

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Jeep on Thursday gave us our first official look at its first plug-in hybrid destined for the U.S., part of an electrification onslaught that the company has committed $10 billion for the future. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe will arrive in the U.S. in early 2021.

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BMW Group Thailand begins local assembly of high-voltage batteries for BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles

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BMW Group Thailand has inaugurated local high-voltage battery production plant in partnership with the DRÄXLMAIER Group, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers and a partner of BMW Group since 1966. BMW Group Thailand launched the local assembly lines in July 2019 at the DRÄXLMAIER Group plant. The start of local battery production enables us to better respond to growing domestic demand for electrified vehicles in Thailand.

2019 213

Karma GS-6 plug-in hybrid will be more affordable, slotting below revamped Revero GT flagship

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Karma Automotive is planning its first all-electric production model, but it seems plug-in hybrids will remain a substantial part of the company's lineup. Plug-In Hybrids

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European OEM selects Borg-Warner motor for new plug-in hybrid truck

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Borg-Warner reported that a major European commercial vehicle manufacturer has chosen the company’s proven High Voltage Hairpin (HVH) 410 electric motor for a plug-in hybrid electric truck (PHEV) to be launched in 2019. Generating 130 kW (174 hp) of power and 1,050 N·m of torque, the HVH motor will work in parallel with an inline five-cylinder engine that runs on hydro-treated vegetable oil (HVO) or diesel. Heavy-duty Hybrids Motors Plug-ins

2019 212

Market launch of Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell fuel cell plug-in hybrid

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Mercedes-Benz has handed over the first GLC F-CELL ( earlier post ) vehicles to selected customers in the German market. kWh/100 km) features both fuel cells and a battery drive which can be charged externally using plug-in technology. Alongside various national and regional ministries as well as the National Organization Hydrogen (NOW) and H 2 Mobility, the first customers in the German market also include Deutsche Bahn, the German railways.

2018 227

Volvo to boost plug-in hybrid production to 25 percent of fleet

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While other automakers are moving away from plug-in hybrids to electric powertrains, Volvo is finding unexpected success with its lineup of plug-in hybrids. At a recent roundtable with journalists in Sweden, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the company is disappointed that it underestimated demand for its plug-in hybrids. plug-in cars

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Mercedes-Benz unveiling diesel plug-in hybrid preproduction models at Geneva show

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l/100 km (112 mpg US), combined CO 2 emissions 49 g/km) ( earlier post ), the C- and E-Class plug-in diesel hybrids will use third-generation hybrid technology. The projected key points are 90 kW electric output, an additional electric torque of 440 N·m and an electric range of around 50 km in the NEDC. This is made possible in the third hybrid generation also by the new lithium-ion battery, which can store 13.5 Diesel Hybrids 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. At the Geneva Motor Show, the company showcased the new MPV plug-in hybrid Concept V-ision e study. 2014: S 500 Plug-in Hybrid.

2015 279

Ford Explorer Plug-In Hybrid released for Europe

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Ford made big news with its new Escape Hybrid and plug-in hybrid last Tuesday, but they weren't the only new plug-in SUVs the company announced. In the same announcement in Europe, the company revealed a new plug-in hybrid Explorer that will go on sale there later this year. plug-in cars

2019 97

SEAT introduces MEB-based el-Born, plug-in hybrid CUPRA Formentor concepts

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, presented two concept cars for the first time globally at the GenevaMotor show: the el-Born, its first 100% electric vehicle based on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform ( earlier post ), and the CUPRA Formentor, a high-performance plug-in hybrid CUV with CUPRA DNA which is the first vehicle developed specifically for this brand. The el-Born concept car is the first SEAT conceived as an electric vehicle, and it will reach the market in 2020.

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Volvo Cars introducing range of new electrified powertrains; plug-in options for every model; mild-hybrid rollout

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The company has upgraded its existing T8 and T6 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid powertrains, while at the same time confirming that plug-in options will now be available on every model it produces. Volvo Cars will also introduce a range of mild hybrids in the coming months, starting with diesel and gasoline versions on the XC90 and XC60 SUV models. A second, T4 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid option will follow later. Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 187

Cadillac announces CT6 plug-in hybrid for China

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Cadillac will add a Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan, to be manufactured at the new Shanghai GM Cadillac plant, Pudong Jinqiao, China. CT6 PHEV will qualify for China new energy vehicle regulations and incentives, and is planned to be onsale in 2016. The CT6 PHEV may come subsequently to the US, according to Cadillac spokesman Dave Caldwell as quoted in the Detroit News. ELR is not offered in the Chinese market.).

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SEAT to launch 6 electric and plug-in hybrid models, develop smaller version of MEB for lower-cost EVs

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SEAT, a member of the Volkswagen Group, presented its electric strategy which, until the beginning of 2021, includes six electric and plug-in hybrid models. The electric version of the Mii and el-Born will be the brand’s first two fully electric models, while the new generation Leon and the Tarraco will feature a plug-in hybrid version. The CUPRA Leon and the CUPRA Formentor will also have a plug-in hybrid variant.

2019 187

Plug-in hybrid next-generation Mini Countryman teased before launch

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The next generation Mini Countryman crossover utility vehicle will be the brand's first model to offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Its parent company BMW has released teaser images confirming an upcoming production plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars MINI Countryman plug-in carsWhile it did not specifically say the model was a Countryman, the camouflaged prototype being driven by Mini.

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Workhorse expands $1,000 preorders for plug-in hybrid pickup from fleets to public for $1,000

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After $300 million in claimed fleet preorders for its plug-in hybrid pickup truck, Workhorse will open its order books for everyone to claim a spot in the production schedule. The Workhorse W-15 will be the first publicly available vehicle from a company that began its electrification journey more than 10 years ago. Trucks Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle Workhorse Trucks

2018 126

Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025

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Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars. At its annual shareholders' meeting, the company told investors that it plans to release 20 new electric cars along with 10 new plug-in hybrids by 2025 as part of its "four rings" plan to reduce its carbon footprint by 30 percent (relative to 2015. plug-in cars

2019 120

GKN Driveline begins testing All-Twinster plug-in hybrid AWD SUV research vehicle with eTwinsterX system

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GKN Driveline has begun testing an SUV technology research vehicle which showcases the company’s eDrive, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and systems integration capabilities. Based on a Mercedes-AMG GLA 45, the one-off GKN Technology Demonstrator 2018 vehicle (GTD18), features mechanical and electric Twinster torque vectoring, a plug-in hybrid system, and completely re-engineered control systems. Conversely it can also operate in solely front-wheel drive mode.

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2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe

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Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs. The company says the crossover will have 25.9 plug-in carsmiles (40 kilometers) of electric range on Europe's new WLTP driving cycle from its 14.1 kilowatt-hour battery, located under the floor. Using the.

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Volvo Leads Plug-In Hybrid Sales In Europe, Higher-Power Polestar Plug-Ins Coming

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For quite some time, Volvo has relied on an aftermarket company called Polestar to coordinate racing efforts, sell performance parts, and build high-performance versions of its cars. In the future, the Polestar name will be used for. Plug-In Hybrids Performance plug-in cars Polestar

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New Kia Sorento SUV and first Sorento Hybrid; plug-in option to come

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In Frankfurt, Kia unveiled the new Sorento, the fourth generation of its mid-size SUV, including for the first time a hybrid option. It is an important model for Kia, particularly now that it also represents the first use of electrified power in our flagship SUV.

2020 284

Volvo Cars sales return to growth in China, but down 43.8% in April y-o-y overall; plug-in share doubles to 14%

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Volvo Cars sold 31,760 cars in April, down 43.8% compared with the same month last year, as demand in Europe and the US continued to be affected by the coronavirus pandemic. China, meanwhile, returned to growth in April as showroom traffic began to return to normal levels. In the January to April period, Volvo Cars global sales reached 163,649 cars, down 24.9% China sales in April reached 14,724 cars, up 20.8% of the company’s total sales, up from 62.4%

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Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid caught testing and towing by spy photographers

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Toyota may be planning to soon add a plug-in hybrid version of the new RAV4. Spy photographers for our sister site, MotorAuthority, recently caught a plug-in hybrid version of the RAV4 out testing on public roads overseas. The company has long been a laggard in the movement to sell plug-in vehicles. The only plug-in model it currently sells in the. Plug-In Hybrids

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The Koenigsegg Gemera plug-in hybrid four-seater hypercar

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The PHEV Gemera is the 1st four-seater super car from Koenigsegg KOENIGSEGG GEMERA: The Koenigsegg company was started in 1994. The post The Koenigsegg Gemera plug-in hybrid four-seater hypercar appeared first on Electric Vehicles_(India).

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Geely/Volvo awards Maxwell Technologies with ultracapacitor subsystem design win for 2020 model year platforms; mild- and plug-in hybrids

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Maxwell Technologies, a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions, announced a technology partnership with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), the parent company of leading brands such as Volvo and Geely Auto. The partnership focuses on the integration of state-of-the-art ultracapacitors and advanced power conversion electronics into Geely’s global automotive vehicle lineup in support of their fleet electrification strategy.

2018 206

Polestar modestly optimizes Volvo V60 diesel Plug-in Hybrid

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Polestar, the motorsport and performance collaboration with Volvo Cars, has introduced a modest Performance optimization of the Volvo V60 diesel Plug-in Hybrid. Combined with the 50 kW, 200 N·m electric motor on the rear axle (the same as in the original), acceleration improves to 0-100 km/h in 6.0 Earlier this year, Volvo Cars introduced an R-Design version of the V60 plug-in featuring a number of interior and exterior features to create a sporty presence.

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Scania to test wirelessly charged plug-in hybrid city bus for the first time in Sweden

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Starting June 2016 a prototype for a new Scania plug-in hybrid bus (based on Scania Citywide Low Entry) will go into daily operation in Södertälje. Inductive charging is among the options the company is exploring and would enable vehicles wirelessly to recharge their batteries via electrified roads. Now, for the first time in Sweden, Scania and the Stockholm based Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) plan to test the wireless charging technology in real-life conditions.

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HD REV powertrain company Wrightspeed gearing up for commercialization push

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Recently relocated to an 110,000 ft 2 manufacturing space in the emerging Alameda Point technology center, Wrightspeed is expanding to meet growing demand for its award-winning The Route REV powertrain systems. The company recently showcased its powertrain technology alongside Mack Trucks at Waste Expo 2016 in Las Vegas and signed a $30+ million deal with NZ Bus, signaling multinational and multimodal demand for the company’s powertrain technology. Wrightspeed Inc.,

2016 306

Ford unveils its first plug-in hybrid vehicle for police and government customers

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Now, the company is introducing a plug-in hybrid vehicle with an all-electric range of 21 miles for police and government customers. The Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan, the first PHEV police vehicle from Ford, is designed for police and fire chiefs, detectives, and other government personnel whose jobs don’t require a pursuit-rated vehicle. kWh battery in 2.5 Hybrids Plug-ins

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