Volkswagen unveiling CrossBlue Coupé concept plug-in hybrid in Shanghai

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At the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen will introduce the “CrossBlue Coupé” concept plug-in hybrid SUV. The automaker introduced the “CrossBlue SUV” concept—developed specifically for the US and Canada—at the North American International Auto Show earlier this year. In hybrid mode fuel consumption (sub-cycle of the European ECE-R101 standard with discharged battery powered by just the TSI drive), the SUV consumes 6.9 CrossBlue Coupé. Click to enlarge.

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Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

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sales of hybrid SUVs and other fuel efficient vehicles will prove interesting to watch this year, especially if fuel prices remain relatively low. A litre of petrol in many European countries is currently the equivalent of $7 per gallon gas (U.S). World Gas Prices By Country (converted to U.S. how much do you pay for gas/petrol?

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Infiniti Introducing New Renault-Nissan Alliance 3.0L V6 Diesel in Europe

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We have established Infiniti as the luxury performance brand thanks in part to the remarkable multi-award winning VQ petrol engine that powers most of the models in the range. We were aware from the outset, however, that for Infiniti to offer a complete range a powerful diesel engine was a must, especially in the European premium SUV market where diesel represents the bulk of sector sales. The new 3.0L V9X diesel engine. Click to enlarge.

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Audi to debut three vehicles at Frankfurt

Green Cars News

TFSI: Part of Audi’s philosophy in addressing efficiency is downsizing and so it’s no surprise to see a new turbocharged petrol direct injection 1.2 TDI clean diesel Quattro: The vehicle will use the same engine that made its debut in the Q7 SUV. It injects AdBlue upstream of a DeNOx converter with NOx catalytically reduced. Three strikes and Audi is definitely IN at the Frankfurt International Motor Show.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

BYD BYD Automobile Company, Shenzhen, China (partially owned by Warren Buffets Mid-America Holdings) Plan F6DM $22,000 PHEV with 60-mile range for sale, starting in China in 2009, in the US around 2011 Chrysler ENVI division developing Town & Country minivan, 200C EV concept and Jeep Patriot and Jeep Wrangler Unlimited SUVs, EREVs (series hybrids) with 40-mile range One PHEV planned for sale in US by end of 2010, others by 2013.

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Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

↓ ↑ report 10 Pixls 11:45PM (4/09/2009) well i think, in a perfect world there would be some level of uniformity to the batteries per car of course not all cars would have the same pack, that would be impossible, but perhaps, an SUV pack, a sport pack, minivan pack, and like regular car or something. No single vehicle does it all even in todays petrol world. Line breaks and paragraphs are automatically converted — no need to use or tags.

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