Vitesco Technologies presents cost-effective dedicated hybrid transmission for PHEVs

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So far it has not been possible to tap the full potential of plug-in hybrids and full hybrids for reducing CO 2 emissions because the expensive powertrain of these vehicles puts them out of reach for many customers. Hybrids Plug-ins Transmissions

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV hits 200,000 global sales

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced that the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, has achieved sales of 200,000 units worldwide since its launch in 2013. It has become the world best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle as at the end of December 2018.

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Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid lease deal is the best now on any PHEV

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The Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) is being discontinued, but Hyundai is offering a good lease deal on any of the sedans still left on dealership lots. Plug-In Hybrids

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

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Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Before any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

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Escape, which debuted the world’s first hybrid SUV in 2005, brings back two hybrid choices for 2020—a standard hybrid and a plug-in variant—and introduces technologies ranging from drive modes and driver-assist features to electric vehicle ingenuity and on-board connectivity.

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: first drive of plug-in hybrid SUV

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Not too many people will ever drive the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid version of the company's mid-size crossover utility vehicle. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVSo it was fitting that the company launched the vehicle on dusty roads in the back country of Catalina Island: roads that not many people are allowed to drive on. Located two dozen miles off the.

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Audi introduces A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro PHEV

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Audi is systematically pursuing its electrification strategy and is now offering its large four-door A7 Sportback coupe as a powerful, efficient plug-in hybrid (PHEV). The A7 PHEV accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 The A7 PHEV starts by default in EV mode.

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2021 BMW 330e and 330e xDrive PHEV sedans priced in US starting at $44,550 and $46,550

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BMW is introducing the BMW 330e and 330e xDrive PHEV sedans ( earlier post ) in the US with an MSRP of $44,550 for 330e and $46,550 for 330e xDrive sedan plus $995 Dest. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mercedes-Benz pushes plug-in hybrid tech, will have 20 PHEVs by end of 2020

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Mercedes-Benz is betting big on plug-in hybrids. In a press release, Mercedes said plug-in hybrids will be a "key bridging technology" to all-electric cars. 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. The plug-in hybrid system in the BMW X3 xDrive30e consists of a 4-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and an electric motor.

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BMW introduces X1 xDrive25e PHEV subcompact crossover

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The BMW Group is introducing a further plug-in hybrid model—the new BMW X1 xDrive25e—a subcompact crossover. The plug-in hybrid system of the new BMW X1 xDrive 25e consists of a 1.5 The top speed of the plug-in hybrid model is 192 km/h (119 mph). Hybrids Plug-ins

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XL launches PHEV Ford F-250; 50% improvement in fuel economy

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XL unveiled its plug-in hybrid electric Ford Super Duty F-250 pickup truck ( earlier post ) at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. These numbers are consistent with what the PHEV F-150 has been proven to achieve at EPA-certified testing facilities.

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US plug-in electric vehicle sales decline in 2019 due to softer PHEV sales; ~2% of market

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Following a year of rapid growth in 2018, in which sales nearly doubled from the previous year, sales of plug-in electric vehicles in the US declined in 2019, due to lower sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Sales

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

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Volkswagen unveiled the new eight-generation Golf GTI, the Golf GTD and the Golf GTE plug-in hybrid via a live stream event, in place of the cancelled Geneva International Motor Show. Diesel Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi unveils twin-motor 4WD PHEV Engelberg Tourer crossover concept in Geneva

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled a twin-motor, four-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid (PHEV) crossover concept—the Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer—at the Geneva International Motor Show. Global sales of the Outlander PHEV increased 64.3%

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BMW presenting three new PHEV 3-Series models, two new 48V MHEV M diesels at Geneva show

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At the upcoming 2020 Geneva International Motor Show, BMW will present three new plug-in hybrid models for the premium mid-range—all in the 3 Series. The electric range of the plug-in hybrid models in the BMW 3 Series reaches a maximum of between 55 and 68 kilometers.

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Mitsubishi PHEV concept to be unveiled

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Mitsubishi plans to show a concept plug-in hybrid at the Tokyo Auto Show. Larger and more upmarket than the all-electric iMiev scheduled to be sold in Japan shortly, there no information yet on what flavor hybrid Mitsubishi will employ. Tags: phev mitsubishi plug-in hybrid Production is at least three years away. Source: autocar.co.uk].

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New Volkswagen Passat GTE PHEV boosts electric range

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The new Passat GTE plug-in hybrid features , under the new WLTP cycle, an electric range of up to 54 km (33.6 To charge the battery during the journey, the driver simply activates “Hybrid” mode in the Infotainment system. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi Mi-Tech PHEV concept teases 4-motor layout, downsized powertrain

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Mitsubishi will show a 4-motor PHEV concept at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, highlighting new electrification tech and unconventional gasoline power in a new downsized SUV package. Plug-In Hybrids

New Gen 8 Volkswagen Golf offers five hybrid versions from 48V MHEV to PHEV

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The newest Golf is digitalized, networked, predictive, intuitively operated and electrified, with five hybrid versions from mild to plug-in. The powertrain range of the new Golf features gasoline (TSI); diesel (TDI); natural gas (TGI); mild hybrid (eTSI); and plug-in hybrid drives (eHybrid).

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Kia announces new platform and powertrain details for next-generation Sorento; hybrid, GDI and diesel; PHEV to come

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For Korea, Europe and North America, the structure and layout of the platform accommodates the Sorento’s new Smartstream turbo hybrid powertrain. Turbo Hybrid engine. Additional powertrains will be announced in future, including gasoline engines and a new plug-in hybrid variant.

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Mercedes-Benz begins production of two A-class PHEV models at Rastatt plant

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has begun production of the first Mercedes-Benz compact vehicles with plug-in hybrid drive ( earlier post ) at the Mercedes-Benz Rastatt plant in southern Germany. Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins

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Audi introduces Q5 55 TFSI e quattro plug-in hybrid; first of new PHEVs

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The hybrid SUV delivers a system output of 270 kW (367 hp) and total torque of 500 N·m (368.8 According to the standard for plug-in hybrid vehicles, fuel consumption ranges from 2.4 – 2.1 Hybrids Plug-ins

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Geely Auto’s flagship Bo Rui GE hybrid selected as part of China’s diplomatic fleet; 48V MHEV or PHEV

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Geely Auto’s flagship B-segment hybrid sedan Bo Rui GE has been selected as an official diplomatic concierge vehicle by the Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions. The Bo Rui GE comes in either a MHEV 48V mild hybrid or full PHEV plug-in hybrid version.

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Healey , USA TODAY The expected introduction of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles could cut U.S. 26) could lead to misperceptions about the environmental benefits of plug-in hybrid vehicles. A curious story ran in USA Today last week.

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FCA Melfi plant preparing for production of Jeep Renegade PHEV for 2020

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The FCA Melfi, Italy plant is beginning preparations to produce the Jeep Renegade Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) scheduled for market launch in early 2020. The pre-production units of the new Jeep Renegade PHEV are scheduled in 2019. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Waterloo power management strategy greatly enhances durability of on-board fuel cells in FC-PHEV

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo (Canada), with a colleague in Sweden, have used a power management strategy greatly to extend the durability of onboard fuel cells in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle: an increase of 1.8, Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen Plug-ins

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Peugeot L500 R Hybrid PHEV racing concept

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Peugeot has designed a new gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid racing concept: the L500 R Hybrid. With Peugeot L500 R HYbrid we’re paying tribute to Peugeot racing exploits dating to the early 20 th century.

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Opel presents PHEV version of Grandland X SUV

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Opel presented the new all-wheel drive PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) version of the Grandland X. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insTopping Opel’s SUV offer (that also comprises the Crossland X and the Mokka X), the Grandland X Hybrid4 combines the power of a 1.6

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Hyundai launches Sonata PHEV; 22-mile electric range

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Hyundai lanched the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle—Hyundai’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle—along with the hybrid version of the seventh-generation Sonata, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The PHEV is fitted with a 9.8

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Mitsubishi to introduce 2019 Outlander PHEV at Geneva; redesigned powertrain

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global premiere of the new 2019 model year Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV at the upcoming Geneva show. The new PHEV will be introduced to the European market towards the end of the year. Hybrids Plug-ins

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2020 Volvo XC40 PHEV arrives in the UK, still no concrete US plans

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Volvo's plug-in hybrid variant of its XC40 compact crossover is hitting showrooms in the UK, offering a glimpse of what we can likely expect within the next model year. The XC40 PHEV is based on its T5 trim, which is the range-topper for the small Volvo crossover. Plug-In Hybrids

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New SEAT Leon first model of the brand to offer five different powertrain technologies: gasoline, diesel, MHEV, PHEV and CNG

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The all-new SEAT Leon offers five different powertrain technologies: gasoline (TSI); diesel (TDI); mild-hybrid (eTSI); plug-in hybrid (eHybrid); and compressed natural gas (TGI). Two different hybrid options. The mild hybrid version (eTSI) system, which is available with the 1.0

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London study suggests PHEV vans a practical, accessible solution for cleaner air in European cities

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The trial—supported by a £4.7-million (US$5.9-million) grant from the UK Government-funded Advanced Propulsion Centre—consisted of 20 Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid vans ( earlier post ) covering 240,000 km (150,000 miles) over a 12-month period.

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveils MI-TECH CONCEPT small SUV PHEV

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We are dedicated to electrification technology, particularly plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). The MI-TECH CONCEPT was built to be a “small plug-in hybrid electric SUV that delivers unparalleled driving pleasure and confidence over all terrain in light and wind.”

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BMW eDrive Zone function now available in several PHEV models in Europe

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BMW eDrive Zones are now available in various BMW plug-in hybrid models. In addition, the BMW Points loyalty program will be introduced later in the year, with which drivers of BMW plug-in hybrid models will be rewarded with attractive premiums via a point system.

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New Buick, BMW PHEVs for China

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This supports its hybrid-exclusive 1.5L Last year, Buick launched the all-new LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Vehicle and hosted the world premiere of the Velite Concept, which served as the template for future new energy vehicles under Buick’s strategy in China.

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Buick announces VELITE 6 PHEV, BEV models for China

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Buick will add two new models to its China portfolio—the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and VELITE 6 battery-electric vehicle (BEV)—to tap into the fast-growing domestic demand for new energy vehicles. China Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil new small crossover PHEV concept at Geneva; headed for production

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global debut of the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II at the 85 th Geneva International Motor Show. The Concept XR-PHEV II is a small crossover powered by a new plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system.

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Ford reveals production version of Transit Custom PHEV at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Ford revealed the production version of the new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany. Ford is the first volume manufacturer to offer PHEV technology in this segment of the van market.

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Honda pulls back Clarity PHEV outside California

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Honda switched from offering big incentives on Clarity Plug-In Hybrids in Northeastern States to shipping its entire U.S. California is the largest market for plug-in hybrid. Honda Clarity Plug-In HybridAs East Coast states try to catch California in plug-in car sales, they've lost another arrow in their quiver. allotment to California, according to a Honda spokeswoman.

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil small PHEV SUV concept with four motors and gas turbine range extender

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At the Tokyo Motor Show lather this month, Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) will unveil the MI-TECH CONCEPT—a small plug-in hybrid SUV featuring a 4-motor 4WD system called Quad Motor with Dual Motor AYC (active yaw control) with 2-motors for both front and rear axle. The light and compact PHEV drive system is optimized for the small SUV; a gas turbine engine-generator serves as a range-extender instead of the usual gasoline engine-generator. Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

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Volvo PHEV in 2012

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The web is filled with news of Volvo's partnership with Swedish energy company Vattenfall to bring a plug-in hybrid to market in 2012. Big news: it's a diesel plug-in hybrid. Tags: volvo vattenfall plug-in hybrid

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