Volkswagen Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept Shown In Detroit

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When the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show last fall, a plug-in hybrid concept was among the featured variants. But now Volkswagen is showing a second Tiguan plug-in hybrid concept at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, hinting that the production Tiguan may in. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

BMW to introduce BMW 530e iPerformance plug-in hybrid at Detroit show

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BMW will stage the world premiere of the new BMW 5 Series Sedan and the US premiere of the BMW Concept X2 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January in Detroit. Globally, there are six, with two additional models in China). Hybrids Plug-ins

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Plug-In Minivan Offers 30 Miles Of Electric Range

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Chrysler’s Town & Country was one of the first minivan on the market when it arrived in 1989 as a spinoff of the original Dodge Caravan, and its mix of practicality and near-premium status did a lot to boost the segment. For 2017, Chrysler is putting the Town & Country name out to pasture--but it's still making waves in the segment. Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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China's GAC shows electric car, plug-in hybrid concept, crossover at Detroit Auto Show

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China is now the world's largest new-car market, but no native Chinese manufacturers sell passenger cars in the U.S. GAC appeared this week at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show with three vehicles, including an electric car and a concept plug-in hybrid. China Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars GACAt least one of those manufacturers is at least considering having a go at the U.S. market.

Ford Energi Plug-In Hybrids: Electric Miles Are Half Of Total

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Media days at the Detroit Auto Show two weeks ago contained relatively little new from Ford Motor Company. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars chargingA lightly updated 2017 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan emerged, as did an F-150 Raptor SuperCrew performance pickup truck. And that was it for product news. Media reports that Ford and Google would jointly announce a major self-driving car.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid: First Details From Detroit Auto Show

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Mercedes-Benz already plans to sell its S550 Plug-In Hybrid in the U.S., but at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show it unveiled a plug-in luxury sedan of somewhat more compact size. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350 Plug-In Hybrid sedan (a wagon will also be offered in Europe) is one of three Mercedes plug-in hybrids--along with the S550 and an ML-Class plug-in

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Cadillac ELR A 'Disappointment,' Plug-In Hybrids For Most Models: Marketing Chief

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When it was unveiled at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, the Cadillac Converj concept was widely lauded for its looks. sales Voltec Chevy Volt plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric VehicleThat was likely the last time the car that became the Cadillac ELR range-extended electric luxury coupe won any praise. After an on-again, off-again, on-again history and a launch at the breathtaking price of $75,000, the ELR.

Audi brings new plug-in hybrid car to Detroit

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As the North American International Auto Show finally gets under way, Audi is emphasising that its future is green with an all-road shooting brake plug-in hybrid concept. Latest News Green cars Hybrid cars Audi

Kia Niro 'Hybrid Utility Vehicle' First Photos Revealed At Detroit Auto Show

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As part of its parent company's push into hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric vehicles, Kia will introduce what it calls a 'hybrid utility vehicle' at next month's Chicago Auto Show. Today, at the more influential Detroit Auto Show, the Korean company released the images of that vehicle, to be known as two Kia Niro. Its hybrid powertrain. Detroit Auto Show Kia Niro

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid & Plug-In Hybrid Debut At 2015 Detroit Auto Show

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Unveiled in Korea last month, the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid made its North American debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show this week. The hybrid gets the same body that debuted with the rest of the Sonata lineup for 2015, and is joined by a new Sonata Plug-In Hybrid. ALSO SEE: 2015 Hyundai Sonata: Gas Mileage Review Of New Mid-Size Sedan The

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Volkswagen Cross Coupe Plug-In Hybrid Concept: Mid-Size SUV Previewed For 2016

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Earlier this week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, it introduced yet another concept, this one pointing toward an updated design for the future crossover. The Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept features a plug-in hybrid powertrain and styling Volkswagen continues to move steadily toward the launch of its long-anticipated mid-size SUV for the U.S.

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Honda reveals details of Accord Plug-in Hybrid engine

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Earlier this year, Honda released the Accord Plug-in Hybrid (pictured) on limited sale: and now the company has revealed details about its engine as part of the SAE World Congress in Detroit.

Volvo XC 60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept Heads To 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Volvo might have already started production on its first plug-in hybrid wagon -- the 2012 V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid -- but as we’ve told you before, the Swedish automaker doesn’t think the U.S. is ready for a diesel plug-in hybrid yet. But at next week’s 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Volvo will unveil the XC60 Crossover Plug-in Hybrid

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: lifetime carbon emissions 24 percent lower vs standard minivan

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Carbon Footprint Detroit Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids global warming greenhouse gas climate change plug-in carsCars that run entirely or partly on electricity from a battery pack have no tailpipe emissions, but to judge their overall impact, you have to look at lifetime wells-to-wheels emissions. That includes emissions associated with extracting, refining, and burning the fuel used to make the electricity that recharges them, as well as the same for any.

Toyota NS4 Plug-In Hybrid Due At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Even the most ardent hybrid car fan would struggle to say they're the sort of vehicle to get your pulse racing. Now, French website Caradisiac (via Motor Authority) has previewed Toyota's next concept, the NS4 plug-in hybrid. Due at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in January, could it be about to change the hybrid's staid image? From the single teaser

2016 Chevy Volt In Pre-Production; Prices To Come Next Month

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt was officially unveiled at January''s Detroit Auto Show, so there won''t be a lot of focus on the new plug-in hybrid with the 50-mile range at this week''s New York Auto Show. Instead, it''ll be all about the new 2016 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedan, including the new Malibu Hybrid model that uses an adapted version of the Voltec. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing Chevy Volt plug-in cars Prices

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Energi: Software Tweaks For Drivability Improvements

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The 2017 Ford Fusion, unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, enters its fifth model year with what the industry calls a mid-cycle refresh: a few styling updates, some new standard equipment, and changes to trim levels. The mid-size sedan's hybrid and plug-in hybrid models too benefit from those changes, but electric-car buyers have wondered if the. Green Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids

Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Chevy Bolt EV

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The announcement of the Chevrolet Bolt concept car came like a thunderclap at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. After unveiling the 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, General Motors CEO Mary Barra rolled out a bright orange five-door hatchback electric car. Chevy plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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Detroit Auto Show Preview: New Green Production Cars

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The 2015 Detroit Auto Show opens next week and so far it''s not looking like an especially noteworthy show for green cars. While Detroit is one of the biggest stops on the global auto-show circuit, there don''t seem to be many plug-in electric, hybrid, or other efficient-car debuts lined up. That doesn''t mean there won''t be any important green-car

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Honda To Offer New Electric Car, Plug-In Hybrid Model By 2018

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Honda had no new products to unveil at this year''s Detroit Auto Show, although it did show its hydrogen fuel-cell powered Honda FCV Concept car for the first time in North America. The company announced, however, that it would produce two all-new plug-in vehicles by 2018: one battery-electric car and one plug-in hybrid.

Nissan's Greener Non-Electric Cars: Hybrids, Diesels, But No Plug-In Hybrids?

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In the world of green cars, Nissan is best known for its Leaf electric car--which is the world''s best-selling electric vehicle ever, with more than 100,000 delivered. At last month''s Detroit Auto Show, Green But like any global automaker, Nissan is pursuing a variety of powertrain and other technologies to boost the efficiency of all its vehicles.

Volvo to unveil XC60 gasoline-electric Plug-in Hybrid Concept at Detroit show; system targeted for US and China markets

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XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept. At the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will unveil the Volvo XC60 gasoline-electric Plug-in Hybrid Concept. seconds (0-100 km/h in 6.1 Hybrids Plug-ins

Hyundai launches all-new Sonata Hybrid with GDI engine; plug-in hybrid variant coming next year

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Hyundai Motor Company unveiled the all-new Sonata Hybrid in Seoul, Korea. The new Sonata Hybrid features an upgraded powertrain incorporating a new hybrid system with a new gasoline direct injection engine that delivers fuel economy of 18.2 New Sonata Hybrid.

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2016 Audi Q7 Plug-In Hybrid, BMW Charging Blitz, 2015 Chevy Trax First Drive: Today's Car News

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Wrapping up the week, we''ve got details on the 2016 Audi Q7 e-tron diesel plug-in hybrid, a report on BMW''s upcoming charging infrastructure plans, and a first drive of the 2015 Chevrolet Trax. BMW promises a DC fast-charging station construction blitz, with details coming at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show in

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. Hybrids Plug-ins

Audi unveils h-tron quattro fuel cell SUV concept at Detroit; MLB evo platform

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In a demonstration of its ongoing development of advanced alternative powertrains, Audi unveiled the new h-tron quattro fuel cell concept vehicle at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). kWh pack), which Audi presented in November 2014. The hydrogen tanks differ in size.

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2014 Detroit Auto Show: Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Full Details

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Audi has a plug-in hybrid concept vehicle for most months of the year, and January''s, on show at the Detroit Auto Show, is the Audi Allroad Shooting Brake concept. From the car''s moniker alone you can deduce most of it''s key attributes. Allroad" means it has pseudo-off road crossover styling cues, including a subtly raised ride height and plastic

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FEV showcasing plug-in hybrid transmission at SAE World Congress

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is showcasing its most recent transmission design at the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Mich. The plug?in in hybrid transmission’s capabilities include a 2?speed The TCU software was developed in?house; FEV North America, Inc.

GM CEO: Cadillac To Take On Tesla, One Day--With Plug-In Hybrid Sedan, Perhaps?

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CEO Dan Akerson told the Detroit News that General Motors will compete with Tesla Motors--"ultimately"--through its Cadillac luxury brand. It looks like the success of the Tesla Model S all-electric luxury sedan may be starting to get under GM''s skin. But, Akerson said, he remained unconvinced that battery-electric vehicles were "the panacea that

VW unveils Cross Coupe GTE plug-in hybrid concept SUV at Detroit show; 70 mpge; previewing 7-seater SUV in 2016

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Volkswagen is unveiling a five-seater Cross Coupe GTE plug-in hybrid at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit as a preview to its new seven-seater mid-size SUV due to enter production at the end of 2016. Hybrid. Hybrids Plug-ins

GM develops prototype two-mode hybrid transmission with enhanced EV capability for plug-in hybrids

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Plug-in hybrid operating modes with the 2MH4EV architecture. GM has developed a prototype of its two-mode front-wheel drive (FWD) hybrid transmission ( earlier post ) with enhanced electric vehicle capability (2MH4EV) for application in a plug-in hybrid; GM presented a paper detailing the work at the SAE 2011 World Congress in Detroit. Hybrids Plug-ins Transmissions

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica, Chevy Bolt Specs, VW Tiguan Plug-In Hybrid Concept: Today's Car News

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We're on the ground at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, and there are several notable debuts, including the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active concept. Catch up on last week's biggest stories with our Week in Reverse feature and video. Today in Car NewsWe also have specs for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Honda hybrid minivan, SUV, or pickup coming; dedicated hybrid in 2018 too

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In recent years, Honda has announced that it planned to release advanced-technology green cars in the future—without mentioning even their names, let alone any details or specifications. That's what happened two years ago with a pair of unnamed battery-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles that later proved to be two new variants of the Honda. Detroit Auto Show Future Cars Full hybrid

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Ford reveals plug-in hybrid car details

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Not content with unveiling the Focus Electric (see article), Ford appears to have caught the green car bug after it revealed two next-generation hybrids at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid and the C-MAX Hybrid are based on the C-MAX five-passenger multi-activity vehicle and will use Ford’s [.].

Toyota Central R&D developing free-piston engine linear generator; envisioning multi-FPEG units for electric drive vehicles

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The team presented two papers on the state of their work at the recent SAE 2014 World Congress in Detroit. In the latter approach, the gas spring chamber is responsible for returning the piston for the subsequent combustion event.

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2019 Ford 'Model E' hybrid, electric car coming from Mexico plant?

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Now it appears that the Detroit automaker may plan to use that name itself on a dedicated vehicle coming in 2019 that will be offered as a hybrid, a battery-electric car, and. Future Cars mexico plug-in cars Ford Model ETwo years ago, Ford successfully fought efforts by Tesla Motors to register the name "Model E" for what we now know as the Tesla Model 3, unveiled last week to great fanfare.

CA Hydrogen Stations, Tesla Model S Repair Costs, VW Cross Coupe Plug-In Hybrid: Today's Car News

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We''ve got a good variety of stories today, covering the growth of hydrogen fueling stations in California, repair costs for the Tesla Model S electric car, and the 2015 Detroit Auto Show debut of the Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE plug-in hybrid concept.

Chevy Bolt EV electric car to be GM-Lyft self-driving car testbed

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This week Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles announced that the Silicon Valley giant would use the Detroit automaker's 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for its self-driving car research. Now, General Motors has said that the Lyft ride-sharing service, in which it invested half a. Tesla Motors Autonomous cars plug-in cars self-driving cars ridesharing Tesla Autopilot LyftIt's the season of autonomous-car announcements, apparently.

Green Car Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show Concepts & Production Models

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The important global auto shows tend to go in waves, and this year''s Detroit Auto Show isn''t looking particularly notable for its green cars. Barring surprises, there will be no global debuts of new plug-in electric cars, hybrids, or even new diesel vehicles. Instead, the most popular introductions are likely to be the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup

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2014 Cadillac ELR Live Images: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

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Looking considerably more futuristic than the Chevrolet Volt on which its based, Cadillac unveiled its 2014 ELR plug-in hybrid at this week’s Detroit Auto Show. Borrowing heavily from Cadillac’s “French curve be damned” school of design. the ELR manages to progress angular design to the next level. It may be styled like the

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