Kia introduces 5th-generation Sportage SUV; gasoline, diesel, HEV, PHEV

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Developed on a new architecture, the all-new Sportage will offer gasoline and diesel powertrains at market launch later this year, followed by hybrid-electric (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) models. Kia has presented the fifth-generation Kia Sportage SUV.

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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. Other expensive PHEVs. News: 2023 BMW XM PHEV Revealed. Road Test: 2021 BMW 330e PHEV.

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New Volkswagen Golf GTI, GTD and GTE; gasoline, diesel and PHEV

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As with all turbocharged diesel engines in the new Golf, the Golf GTD’s drive system is linked to two SCR catalytic converters connected in series (SCR = Selective Catalytic Reduction).

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

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The 4xe PHEV technology targets an estimated 25 miles (40 km) of all-electric range and 57 MPGe and offers: 375 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque. A larger high-voltage motor-generator is mounted in the transmission, replacing the torque converter.

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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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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. Clean Fleet Report drove the Niro PHEV EX Premium, and came away with a good feeling about this compact crossover that can deliver a 560-mile driving range.

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BMW fitting all gasoline and PHEV models in Germany with particulate filters for Euro 6d-TEMP compliance

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As of July 2018, all BMW gasoline and plug-in hybrid models available in Germany will be fitted as standard with a gasoline particulate filter (GPF) and thus will comply with the exhaust standard Euro 6d-TEMP. BluePerformance Technology including SCR catalytic converter with AdBlue injection has been a standard feature of all BMW diesel models since March 2018.

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New Jeep Wrangler 4xe PHEV joins Renegade and Compass 4xe models in global electric vehicle lineup

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The new Jeep 4xe models follow the introduction of the Jeep Grand Commander PHEV in China last year. The second high-voltage motor generator is mounted at the front of the transmission case, replacing the conventional torque converter of an automatic transmission.

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Hyundai plans 12 new SUV models through 2021; ICE, hybrid, PHEV, BEV; 2022 Tucson

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Tucson gasoline and hybrid models will begin availability for the US market in spring 2021, with plug-in models available in summer 2021. The Hybrid powertrain 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine produces an estimated 177 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft.

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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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Updated Gen7 BMW 5 Series sedan introduces new 48V MHEV system, more powerful PHEV

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288 hp 530e and 530e xDrive PHEV Sedans. A 181 hp 2.0-liter gasoline engine is complemented by a 107 hp electric drive unit, integrated into the 8-speed Steptronic transmission. BMW announced the updated, 2021 7 th generation 5 Series Sedan.

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Mitsubishi bringing 2018 Outlander PHEV to US in December

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Mitsubishi is bringing the plug-in hybrid crossover Outlander (the best-selling PHEV in Europe) to the US. The 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) will arrive in dealerships in December 2017 with an MSRP of $34,595. Equipped with a 2.0-liter gasoline engine, two high-performance electric motors and Mitsubishi’s Super All-Wheel Control (S-AWC) system, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the only PHEV crossover with all-wheel drive in its class.

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Mercedes-Benz launches new S-Class with hybrid, diesel, gasoline models; 59 mpg PHEV model to come

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On a larger efficiency scale, the new S-Class in its first year will offer two hybrid versions, a gasoline model and a diesel variant: the S 400 HYBRID, S 300 BlueTEC HYBRID, S 500, and S 350 BlueTEC. With the hybrid model, which combines a V6 gasoline engine with a compact hybrid module and Li-ion battery pack, the Mercedes?Benz The gasoline engine develops 225 kW (306 hp) and the electric motor adds another 20 kW. New S 400 HYBRID. Click to enlarge.

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Mercedes-Benz S 560 e PHEV now available for ordering

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The hybrid drive system in the S 560 e combines the 270 kW (367 hp) of the V6 gasoline engine with 90 kW of EQ Power to deliver a maximum system output of up to 350 kW. The DC/DC converter previously housed separately in the luggage compartment is now installed in the power electronics housing. The third generation of the plug-in hybrid from Mercedes-Benz is due to be launched. Earlier post.) The new S 560 e (combined fuel consumption: 2.6-2.5

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Presales of Audi Q7 TFSI e quattro PHEVs begin in Europe

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The SUV, the plug-in hybrid drive of which combines a three-liter V6 gasoline engine with a powerful electric motor, is available in two power levels. It is certified according to the Euro 6d-TEMP emission standard and is fitted with a gasoline particulate filter as standard.

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Mitsubishi shows XR-PHEV concept at LA Show

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Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV on stage in LA. MMNA) gave the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV ( earlier post ) plug-in hybrid its North American debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Mitsubishi said that the Concept XR-PHEV crossover hints at its future design direction for production vehicles in North America and further reaffirms the automaker’s commitment to the US market. Click to enlarge. Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

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Peugeot presents its plug-in hybrid gasoline systems for 3008 and 508

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Peugeot is introducing gasoline plug-in hybrid systems for the Peugeot 3008 and 508 and 508 SW engines. Peugeot 3008 PHEV. For optimal and imperceptible transitions between electrical and thermal, the torque converter of the thermal versions gives way to a wet multiple-disc clutch. The HYBRID engine and the HYBRID4 (four-wheel-drive) engine will be available for the second quarter of 2019. The 1.6L

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Using the PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) to Transition Society Seamlessly and Profitably From Fossil Fuel to 100% Renewable Energy

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The PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle), a subset of the electric car, combines a primary electric motor with a much smaller back-up engine fueled with a hydrocarbon/biofuel mix. (In In this paper PHEV refers solely to the long-range PHEV of 60 miles (100 km) electric-only range.) The PHEV does not require the heavy, costly batteries required by other electric cars, nor does it suffer from a limited range or poor freeway performance. Engineering Advantages of PHEV.

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Updated Volkswagen Passat to offer upgraded PHEV version; partially automated driving at cruising speed

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The GTE models with their combination of electric drive motor and efficient turbocharged gasoline engine (160 kW / 218 PS system power) provide the benefits of a long-distance vehicle. Other components of the hybrid drive include power electronics (this converts the battery’s direct current into alternating current for the electric motor) and the battery charger. In addition, every new Passat—whether a gasoline or diesel engine—is equipped with a particulate filter.

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More details on Mitsubishi’s three hybrid concepts: two PHEVs and one 48V mild hybrid

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Concept GC-PHEV. Concept GC-PHEV (for “Grand Cruiser”) is a next-generation full-time 4WD full-size SUV, fitted with an advanced plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) powertrain. Applying Outlander PHEV’s engineering fundamentals to a much bigger, more powerful, all-terrain (where legal) high-end full-size SUV, Concept GC-PHEV develops plug-in hybrid electric powertrain technology further. Concept GC-PHEV. PHEV system elements. Concept XR-PHEV.

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Audi highlights its range of electrification efforts; Q7 diesel PHEV, A7 fuel cell PHEV, BEV, 48V and more; 750 Wh/l by 2025

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The Q7 PHEV will arrive in dealerships in Germany in 2016, and will likely come to the US, although perhaps with a gasoline-engine variant. Whether for a plug-in hybrid car (PHEV, plug-in-electric vehicle) or a purely electric car, the battery structure follows a uniform modular concept. Under a venture with the motto “From Road to Grid”, Audi is therefore currently working on a concept to convert old batteries into stationary energy stores. US gal) of gasoline.

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Road Test: 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe

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Jeep global CEO Christian Meunier closed out 2021 by announcing his brand’s goal of becoming the “zero emission freedom brand,” with the Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid (PHEV) as its first example. With no battery charge the gasoline engine kicks-in resulting in the lower fuel economy number.

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News: 2022 Range Rover Lineup Previewed

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Inline six-cylinder (I6) plug-in hybrid electric Vehicle (PHEV) – 2023 model. V8 gasoline. The head-to-head competition for the Range Rover will soon be restricted to other luxury brands that convert all their gasoline power plants to some form of electric power.

Remy to supply HVH250 motors to Quantum for F-150 PHEV program

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Quantum will use the motors in its Ford F-150 PHEV program to convert the gasoline powered light-duty pickup trucks to plug-in hybrid operation. The F-150 PHEV comes standard with 4WD, but can also be operated in 2WD mode. Remy International, Inc. signed an agreement to supply its HVH250 motors to Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc.

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Third Phase of SDGE In-Use Study Shows PHEVs Excel on Fuel Economy and GHG Emissions Reductions Compared to Gasoline ICE and Hybrid-Electric Vehicles

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One of SDG&E’s converted PHEVs. The third phase of a SDG&E multi-year in-use study on plug-in hybrid electric vehicles showed that plug-in hybrids offer significant improvements in gas mileage and reductions in emissions when compared with standard hybrid-electric and gasoline internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles. The plug-in hybrid’s fuel-cost savings over traditional gasoline-powered vehicles would save these 4 million consumers approximately $4.2

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First drive: Volvo XC90 T8 Drive-E Twin Engine PHEV sets a high bar for full-size luxury SUV plug-ins in US

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The XC90 T8 Twin Engine will be the first 3-row, 7-passenger, plug-in hybrid electric light-duty vehicle in the US when it arrives in showrooms toward the end of 2015, but will soon be joined by—at least—the Audi Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV ( earlier post) , the Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e PHEV ( earlier post ), and the BMW X5 xDrive 40e ( earlier post ). Gasoline. Gasoline. Gasoline. Fuel consumption for the XC90 T8 Twin Engine PHEV is 2.1

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2017 BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance PHEV going on sale in US starting at $89,100

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The BMW eDrive technology in the BMW 740e xDrive iPerformance ensures its greenhouse potential (CO 2 e) is approximately 30% lower than that of the gasoline powered 740i over the full lifecycle of the car. A large proportion of the engine’s output and torque available to be converted into dynamic performance.

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Mercedes-AMG Project One PHEV with F1 technology debuts at IAA; 750 kW, 800V

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The 1.6-liter V6 hybrid gasoline engine with direct injection and electrically assisted single turbocharging comes directly from the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula 1 racing car. However, for higher longevity and the use of commercially available Super Plus gasoline instead of racing fuel, it remains significantly below the F1 engine speed limit. The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will make its world première at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt/Main.

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Porsche introducing new Panamera 4 E-hybrid PHEV at Paris Show

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Together with the V6 gasoline engine decoupler, the electric motor heralds the new generation of the Porsche hybrid module. This transmission replaces the eight-speed automatic torque converter transmission on the predecessor model. In “E-Charge” mode, the battery is charged by the V6 engine; to achieve this, the gasoline engine generates a higher level of power than is actually needed for driving.

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Volkswagen Group brings new Audi and Porsche EV concepts, Volkswagen PHEV concept to Frankfurt; 20 more plug-ins by 2020

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Tiguan GTE PHEV. The concept car is driven via its front axle by a direct-injection turbocharged gasoline engine (1.4 Additional components of the hybrid drive include the power electronics (converts DC power from the battery to AC power for the electric motor) and a charger.

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Simulation study suggests ORC waste heat recovery system could deliver potential 7% improvement in fuel consumption in a PHEV on highway

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A simple Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) waste heat recovery system could recover up to 10% of engine waste heat under highway driving conditions, corresponding to a potential 7% improvement in fuel consumption in a light-duty plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), with low penalization of the added weight to the vehicle electric range, according to a simulation study by researchers from the University of Stuttgart and the Ohio State University. The OSU EcoCAR PHEV powertrain.

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BMW shows future drive technoliges; 2 Series PHEV prototype, direct water injection in 3-cyl. engine, and fuel cell eDrive

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This application of BMW eDrive technologies features the first PHEV system with a front/transverse-mounted. In the prototype of a BMW 2 Series Active Tourer with plug-in hybrid system, the front wheels are driven by a three-cylinder gasoline engine and the rear wheels by an electric motor. Thermal load reduction: the cooling effect reduces the thermal load on pistons, valves, catalytic converter and turbocharger.

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BMW prices 330e iPerformance PHEV in US starting at $44,695; 14 miles AER

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The combustion engine fitted in the BMW 330e iPerformance is based on the four-cylinder gasoline unit with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology that has already won the International Engine of the Year Award on two occasions. It also means a torque converter is not required, which partially cancels out the extra weight of the additional drive unit.

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ADEPT project to apply gasoline engine HyBoost system to diesel; 48V architecture; full hybrid fuel economy at much lower cost

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The developers of the successful gasoline-engine HyBoost project ( earlier post )—Ricardo, Ford Motor Company, Control Power Technologies (CPT) and the European Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (EALABC)—will be joined by Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies UK Ltd and University of Nottingham to apply the intelligent electrification concept for the first time to a diesel vehicle (a Ford Focus).

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Road Test: 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid

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This means doing errands, taking the kids to sports or visiting friends, even most commutes, will be done without using any gasoline. MPGe is a measurement of how far a car can travel, electrically, on the same amount of energy as is contained in 1 gallon of gasoline.

Hyundai begins rollout of Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV; most efficient non-plug vehicle, most efficient EV in US; powertrain discussion

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market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV). We are the highest fuel economy of any hybrid, of any gasoline car without a plug sold in the US. The hybrid power control unit integrates two motor control units (traction motor and hybrid starter generator) and DC converter are all in the same package. Hyundai will later (Q4 2017) introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq (and Kia a PHEV version of Niro).

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Hyundai Blue-Will Plug-in Hybrid Concept Presages Future Production PHEVs

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The Blue-Will PHEV concept. Hyundai brought its Blue-Will plug-in hybrid (PHEV) concept—first introduced at the 2009 Seoul Motor Show ( earlier post )—to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit for its US debut. The Blue-Will concept is powered by an all-aluminum 152 hp (113 kW) Gasoline Direct Injected (GDI) 1.6-liter engine mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Click to enlarge.

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Software Upgrade to Prius PHEV NiMH Conversion Kit Enables All-Electric Driving At Up to 70mph

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kWh NiMH plug-in hybrid (PHEV) conversion kit that enables all-electric mode driving at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (until the battery pack is depleted) in a converted Prius. Previous Prius PHEV conversion kits—including PICC’s earlier generations ( earlier post )—have been limited by Toyota programming to a top speed of 34 mph in all-electric mode. Ewert Energy Systems video (handheld) of driving a Prius PHEV conversion at highway speeds.

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Hyundai begins rollout of Ioniq Hybrid, PHEV and EV; most efficient non-plug vehicle, most efficient EV in US; powertrain discussion

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market share for all electrified vehicles (hybrid, PHEV and BEV). We are the highest fuel economy of any hybrid, of any gasoline car without a plug sold in the US. The hybrid power control unit integrates two motor control units (traction motor and hybrid starter generator) and DC converter are all in the same package. Hyundai will later (Q4 2017) introduce a plug-in hybrid version of the Ioniq (and Kia a PHEV version of Niro).

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Analysis: What’s the Best Way to Market EVs?

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Battery-gasoline hybrids go back more than 20 years to the first Toyota Prius, but real mainstream battery-only electric EVs are only in their second decade. The Toyota Prius, a battery-gasoline hybrid, is a very famous and recognizable example of this approach.

Main Page - EAA-PHEV

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See also our EAA-PHEV:General disclaimer talk : Disclaimer edit Please visit the Conversion Interest page to help us gauge DIYers interest! Recharge a Car, Recharge the Grid, Recharge the Planet Google.org supports PHEV & V2G with [link] project. 2008.03.20 - New rechargeit.blogspot.com about PHEVs. edit ] Basics Here on the main page we should address some of the basics, such as: What is an Electric Vehicle (EV), Hybrid EV (HEV), and Plug-In Hybrid EV (PHEV)?

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CalCars and PHEVs Frequently Asked Questions

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About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us CalCars Frequently Asked Questions Jump to: Environmental Effects and Benefits Alternative Fuels Batteries PHEV Conversions Other Questions Note: This page is overdue for a major overhaul. What Are Plug-In Hybrids (PHEVs)? What do car companies say about PHEVs?

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New powertrain line-up for Hyundai 2022 Tucson

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Hyundai’s 2022 Tucson, with its all-new design, will begin arriving in the US market this spring (gasoline and hybrid models), with plug-in models available in summer 2021. PHEV level-2 charging capability takes less than two hours to recharge the system, using a 7.2kW on-board charger.

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