Mercedes launches new plug-in hybrid S 580 e; Gen4 hybrid system, 100 km electric range

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Mercedes-Benz is launching the new S 580 e plug-in hybrid, with which the fourth generation of the hybrid drive system is celebrating its premiere in the S-Class. Mercedes has also added the mild hybrid S 580 4MATIC. Hybrids Plug-ins

Hyundai adds 2022 Tucson Plug-In Hybrid and N Line models

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Hyundai is adding Plug-in Hybrid and N Line models to its 2022 Tucson line-up. Tucson N Line and Plug-in Hybrid SUV models will be produced in Ulsan, Korea and be available spring and summer, respectively. Hyundai had already announced a hybrid version of the 2022 Tucson.

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Plug-in hybrid sales surprise: Jeep Wrangler 4xe outsells RAV4 Prime

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The Jeep Wrangler 4xe outsold all other plug-in hybrids in the United States in the first quarter of 2022. Jeep sold 8,346 Wrangler plug-in hybrids in Q1 2022, accounting for 18% of Wrangler sales, parent Stellantis said in a press release announcing its sales results.

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Review: 2022 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid lacks Lightning allure

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Ford knows plug-in hybrids well. Nearly a decade ago it offered a smart set of Energi models proving that drivers were eager to plug in. Plug-In Hybrids

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Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans deploys 6 plug-in hybrid pickups from XL Fleet

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In order to advance its fleet electrification and emissions reduction goals, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has deployed six new XL plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks to its fleet. Fleets Hybrids Plug-ins

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Kia reveals redesigned 2023 Niro EV, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid

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Kia on Wednesday, at the New York auto show, revealed a completely redesigned lineup of 2023 Niro models—including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and EV versions. Plug-In Hybrids

Entire US Volvo lineup for 2023 is mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or EV

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The entire 2023 Volvo lineup in the United States will be mild hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or all-electric, the automaker confirmed Wednesday in a press release. Plug-In Hybrids

With bigger battery, Volvo plug-in hybrids may soon go up to 41 electric miles

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Volvo is giving its plug-in hybrids a powertrain overhaul for the 2022 model year, yielding more electric range. Plug-In Hybrids

Flemish public transport operator orders 44 new articulated plug-in e-hybrid buses, upgrades 280 hybrids into e-hybrids

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De Lijn, the public transport operator (PTO) in the Flemish part of Belgium, is ordering 44 new articulated plug-in e-hybrid buses; further, the operator confirmed the upgrade of 280 if its current hybrid buses into e-hybrids. Bus Conversions Hybrids Plug-ins

Plug-in hybrids top 20% of Volvo's US sales

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Volvo's plug-in hybrids are steadily gaining market share. As part of its monthly sales recap, the automaker announced Monday that plug-in hybrids accounted for 20.8% The number was even higher in California, where plug-in hybrids accounted for 47.7%

Volkswagen to introduce Touareg R plug-in hybrid at Geneva

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Volkswagen will introduce the new Touareg R with a plug-in hybrid drive at the Geneva Motor Show (5 to 15 March 2020). With all-wheel drive and the powerful hybrid system (700 N·m torque), the Touareg R is designed for a superior maximum trailer weight of up to 3.5

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2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid will cost less than Hybrid after EV tax credit

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Pricing for the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe Plug-In Hybrid will start at $40,535 (including destination) for the base SEL Convenience trim level, according to CarsDirect, which pulled the information from a recent order guide. Plug-In Hybrids

DOE: light-duty plug-in electrified vehicle sales in US nearly doubled from 2020 to 2021

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Sales of new light-duty plug-in electric vehicles, including all-electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), nearly doubled from 308,000 in 2020 to 608,000 in 2021, according to data gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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Toyota Chief Scientist Pratt makes the case for hybrids and plug-ins

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Batteries Electric (Battery) Emissions Hybrids Lifecycle analysis Market Background Plug-insIn a post published on Medium, Gill Pratt, Toyota Motor Corporation’s Chief Scientist and the CEO of Toyota Research Institute, explains why he is not a proponent of ditching ICE and switching to only BEVs as soon as possible.

Volvo Car USA announces new extended range Recharge Plug-In Hybrid models with up to 41 miles of electric range in Pure Mode

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Volvo Car USA is bringing a new, improved Recharge plug-in hybrid powertrain is coming to the US in its 90 and 60 Series models, significantly extending electric range while lowering carbon dioxide emissions, increasing performance, and improving drivability.

2023 Kia Niro: EV, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid versions return in redesigned model

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Kia has provided a first look at a redesigned, second-generation Niro, plus a nod that this sustainability-focused crossover will again be offered in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and fully electric versions starting next year. Plug-In Hybrids

Mazda CX-60 plug-in hybrid SUV will debut new platform, interior theme

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Mazda will unveil a plug-in hybrid SUV based on a new platform March 8. Plug-In Hybrids youtubeThe Mazda CX-60 will be the first model to use a new rear-wheel drive platform, according to a UK press release from the company.

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2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US. Joining the flagship sedan model line, the Audi A8 TFSI e serves as the first plug-in hybrid variant of the A8. Hybrids Plug-ins

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

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It offers roominess, state-of-the-art digital experiences and an array of powertrains, including internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. The 1.6-liter hybrid powertrain produces an estimated 180 PS, with a combined powertrain output of 230 PS. Hybrids Plug-ins

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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 In electric-only mode, the plug-in hybrid can reach a speed of up to 135 km/h (83.9

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Volkswagen introduces Touareg R plug-in hybrid model

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Volkswagen’s top-of-the-range model Touareg now also features a plug-in hybrid drive. The Touareg R is the third plug-in hybrid model in Volkswagen’s European product line, following the Golf and Passat. This hybrid strategy also provides the greatest savings potential.

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2022 Lexus NX: 36-mile plug-in hybrid, 36-MPG hybrid help normalize electrified luxury

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In the not-too-distant past, Lexus has leaned on marketing to portray hybrid models that plug in as second-class. As Lexus’ Plug-In Hybrids

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T&E study finds plug-in hybrids show higher CO2 emissions than claimed

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Three of the most popular plug-in hybrids in 2020 all emitted more CO 2 than advertised when tested in the real world, according to tests commissioned by European environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E). Climate Change Emissions Hybrids Plug-ins

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Lexus plans US-market plug-in hybrid in 2021, battery electric in 2022

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Lexus will begin launching its first mass-market plug-in hybrid later this year, followed by a dedicated battery-electric model in 2022, the automaker said last week in a press release announcing two million global electrified-vehicle sales. Plug-In Hybrids

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid goes 26 miles on a charge, gets 23 mpg on gasoline

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Official EPA electric range and efficiency ratings for the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid are in, and they come close to Jeep's estimates. Plug-In Hybrids

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Ford delays Escape Plug-In Hybrid deliveries to 2021

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deliveries of the 2021 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid have been delayed to 2021, due partly to the European recall of the Ford plug-in hybrid over fire concerns, according to a Bloomberg report. Plug-In HybridsFirst U.S.

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2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale plug-in hybrid: 30 electric miles, and an Alfa driving experience

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The 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale crossover was revealed Tuesday with an available plug-in hybrid powertrain, making it the first production Alfa hybrid of any kind. Plug-In Hybrids

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New Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid with Gen 4 hybrid technology delivers EPA-estimated 100 MPGe combined, 37 miles AER

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The new Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid, with a fourth-generation technology system, offers a best-in-class EPA-estimated economy rating of 100 MPGe combined and an EPA-estimated 37 miles of all-electric driving range. The Escape Plug-In Hybrid starts under $35,000 MSRP.

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Subaru introducing its first plug-in hybrid in US; Crosstrek Hybrid

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Subaru Corporation is introducing its first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, in the US. Offering real all-wheel capability in a hybrid package, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid Hybrid features the new Subaru StarDrive Technology that uniquely integrates electric motors, a 2.0-liter direct-injection SUBARU BOXER engine, Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, and a new Lineartronic (Continuously Variable Transmission). Hybrids Plug-ins

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2023 Kia Sportage Plug-In Hybrid: 32-mile electric range chases RAV4 Prime, Escape PHEV

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details for a compact SUV that could serve as a gateway to going electric: the 2023 Kia Sportage Plug-In Hybrid. Like the Sorento Plug-In Hybrid and the Sportage Hybrid, the Sportage Plug-In Hybrid has a 177-hp, 1.6-liter turbo-4 engine as.

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Market launch of BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid

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With the market launch of the new BMW X5 xDrive45e ( earlier post ), the drive portfolio of the Sporty Activity Vehicle (SAV) is now being expanded to include a plug-hybrid system. Consistent progress in the area of plug-hybrid drive has produced a system output now increased to 290 kW/394 hp, a tangible enhancement in terms of electrically powered range and a significant reduction in fuel consumption and CO 2 levels as compared to the predecessor model.

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First drive review: 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge plug-in hybrid delivers more range and power

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So what’s in store for its plug-in hybrids in the interim? While in Brussels, Belgium to drive the 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge I was given a first look—and some first drive time—at the 2022 Volvo XC60 Recharge T8 plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids

Second-generation Kia Niro debuts in hybrid, PHEV and EV variants

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The 2023 Niro will launch in the United States with three electrified powertrains: hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and all-electric (EV). Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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BMW X3 plug-in hybrid dropped, leaves no entry for brand in fast-growing EV SUV segment

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The BMW X3 xDrive30e plug-in hybrid has been dropped for the 2022 model year, the automaker confirmed in a press release of its updates for the new model year. Plug-In Hybrids

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

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The new-generation compact car benefits from gasoline (TSI); diesel (TDI); compressed natural gas (TGI); mild-hybrid (eTSI) and plug-in hybrid (eHybrid) units. Plug-in hybrids. The fourth-generation Leon also includes an advanced plug-in hybrid variant.

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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. In October 2019, Volkswagen added a plug-in hybrid drivetrain for the Chinese model.

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Report: Plug-in hybrids are polluting more than claimed

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Real-world emissions of plug-in hybrids on European roads are significantly higher than automakers claim, according to a report released earlier this month by the environmental group Transport & Environment. Plug-In Hybrids

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Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid on track for 2021 release

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The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid is an intriguing product that ties one of Ford’s best-selling models to the future of the brand, which is best represented by the electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. Plug-In Hybrids

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2023 Range Rover P440e: 48 electric miles expected for plug-in hybrid, $106,250 starting price

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Land Rover on Thursday confirmed pricing and range estimates for the 2023 Range Rover P440e plug-in hybrid. Plug-In HybridsThe automaker estimates 48 miles of electric range, but noted that is pending final EPA certification.

Volkswagen offering first plug-in hybrid drive for the Arteon product line

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Volkswagen will offer a plug-in hybrid drive generating 160 kW (218 PS) for the updated Arteon product line for the first time, in addition to offering TSI (gasoline) and (in some markets) TDI (diesel) options. Autonomous driving Driver Assistance Systems Hybrids Plug-ins

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Volkswagen begins presales of Touareg eHybrid and Touareg R plug-in hybrids

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Volkswagen is ramping up its hybrid offensive. The Touareg is now available to order in two different plug-in hybrid versions: the Touareg eHybrid and the Touareg R. Plug-in hybrid models are suited for the typical usage patterns of car drivers. Hybrids Plug-ins

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid pricing undercuts Toyota RAV4 Prime

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The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid doesn't match up to the Toyota RAV4 Prime in electric range or gas mileage, but it does undercut the Toyota in price. Plug-In Hybrids

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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid: 25 electric miles, will tow 6,000 pounds

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After teasing the 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe in July, Jeep has released more details on its second plug-in hybrid SUV, including electric range and towing figures. Plug-In Hybrids

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