2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features upgraded powertrain, enlarged battery pack

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Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. MMNA) announced pricing and availability of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) crossover. liter inline-four cylinder engine and a higher-output rear electric motor.

New top model PHEV in the BMW 5 Series

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With an increase from two to five models featuring innovative plug-in hybrid drive by November 2020, the new BMW 5 Series offers the largest range of PHEVs within one BMW Group model series. In HYBRID mode, the electric motor is predominantly used.

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BMW launches Gen2 X5 PHEV in US: X5 xDrive45e

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liter 4-cylinder TwinPower turbocharged motor) BMW’s latest eDrive technology and a larger, more advanced high-voltage electric battery. The combined power of the new PHEV drivetrain is 389 hp, a bump of 81 hp over the previous generation. 0 to 60 mph acceleration time is 5.3

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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. The BMW 330e Sedan’s electrified drivetrain allows it to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.6

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Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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of torque, which combined with a rear-mounted electric motor and front-mounted starter motor, bumps power up to 400 horsepower and 472 lb.-ft. A plug-in hybrid vehicle is especially good for local electric motoring with the freedom to burn gas on a longer trip.

SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

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liter TSI 150PS (110kW) g asolineengine, 115PS (85kW) electric motor, 13 kWh lithium-ion battery pack and six-speed DSG transmission; the setup offers 245PS (180kW) of power and 400 N·m of torque.

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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). lb-ft) of torque and an electric motor. The permanently excited synchronous motor (PSM) has a peak output of 105 kW and peak torque of 350 NN·mm (258.1 The A7 PHEV accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.7 mph) in electric-only mode, making emissions-free highway driving easy.

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GAC Motor completes phase II factory, launches GA3S PHEV

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China-based GAC Motor recently held the completion ceremony of the company’s new phase II factory in Guangzhou in June, and launched the new GS8 SUV and GA3S PHEV plug-in hybrid sedan. Unveiled in November 2015, the GA3S PHEV is equipped with an efficient 1.5L The G-MC integrates the generator, traction motor, clutch, drivetrain and differential as a system. seconds; top speed is 180 km/h (112 mph).

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BMW introduces X1 xDrive25e PHEV subcompact crossover

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The electric motor generates an output of 70 kW/95 hp and delivers 165 N·m of torque to the rear wheels via a single-speed transmission. The highly responsive power delivery of the electric motor enables the driver to react extremely quickly to changing driving conditions. In addition the position of the electric motor above the rear axle contributes to the harmoniously balanced axle load distribution of the new BMW X1 xDrive25e.

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ORNL researcher explores impact of motor/generator and battery pack sizing on medium-duty PHEV; optimization framework

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GHG emissions in PHEV post-transmission configuration as an example of the optimization study output. Using a new optimization framework, Dr. Andreas Malikopoulos of the Energy & Transportation Science Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has explored the impact on fuel economy and GHG emissions of varying the size of the motor/generator and battery pack in pre- and post-transmission hybrid configurations of a medium-duty PHEV. motor/generator and battery size).

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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. The Golf GTE can be driven at speeds of up to 130 km/h (81 mph) in all-electric mode.

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Porsche increases electric range for all Cayenne E-Hybrid PHEVs by up to 30%

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The purely electric powertrain in all plug-in hybrid Cayenne models, including the even sportier coupé version, comprises an electric motor integrated into the eight-speed Tiptronic S automatic transmission. Porsche has increased the electric range of all its Cayenne plug-in hybrid models.

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Remy to supply HVH 250 motors to DMA in Turkey for PHEVs

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DMA will use Remy’s HVH 250 motor to power their plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sedan. DMA will install Remy’s HVH 250 machine as the traction motor in the 5-passenger plug-in hybrid sedan, which will be available during the third quarter of 2012. The PHEV will achieve a top speed of 100 mph (161 km/h). Remy International, Inc. signed a long-term supply agreement with DMA (Derindere) in Istanbul, Turkey.

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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. A permanently excited synchronous motor (PSM), which is characterized by a high power density and compact design, serves as the electric motor.

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First Drive: 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV and HEV

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Hyundai began the US rollout of the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) and its conventional hybrid sibling (HEV) with a series of media drives in California—one of the main markets for the PHEV, which offers some 24 miles (38.6 Sonata PHEV. The electric drive motor is smaller (-0.4L), lighter (-3.7 Torque output is the same for PHEV and HEV: 205 N·m (151 lb-ft) @ 0-1,1770 rpm. Charge by traction motor.

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Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e 4MATIC EQ Power Gen 3 PHEV offers increased range

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The redesigned Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e will celebrate its World Premiere at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and will go on sale in the US in the first half of 2020. The current electric motor has been redesigned for the 9G-TRONIC plug-in hybrid drives and is designed according to the principle of a permanently excited synchronous motor as an internal rotor. Electric motor rated output (hp). Electric motor rated torque (lb-ft). Acceleration 0-60 mph (s).

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Audi introduces Q5 TFSI e PHEV to US market; EPA-rated at 65 MPGe

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Audi of America is introducing its first plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variant of its bestselling SUV, the Audi Q5. The plug-in hybrid SUV performs nearly a second faster than the conventional Audi Q5 to sprint from 0-60 mph in 5.0

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New BMW 330e PHEV features 50% boost in all-electric range to 41 miles; XtraBoost debuts

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The plug-in hybrid system pools the abilities of a 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology and output of 135 kW/184 hp with an electric motor which generates peak output of 83 kW/113 hp. A vigorous stamp on the accelerator unleashes an additional 30 kW/40 hp on top of the combined 185 kW/252 hp already generated by the combination of electric motor and combustion engine; XtraBoost keeps it on tap for up to 10 seconds.

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

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lb-ft) of torque, and an electric motor (combined fuel consumption: 2.4 – 2.1 The permanently excited synchronous motor (PSM) has a peak output of 105 kW and peak torque of 350 N·m (258.1 mph) takes 5.3 For optimal temperature control, its cooling loop is connected to both the coolant loop for the climate control system and the low-temperature cooling loop into which the electric motor and power electronics are also integrated.

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New BMW 530e PHEV offers more range, optional intelligent all-wheel drive

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liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology generating an output of 135 kW/184 hp as well as an 83 kW/113 hp electric motor, which is integrated into the 8-speed Steptronic transmission. The top speed of both models is 235 km/h (146 mph). After switching to the MAX eDRIVE mode, the BMW 530e Sedan and the BMW 530e xDrive Sedan can travel at speeds of up to 140 km/h (87 mph) with zero local emissions.

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New BMW 3 Series Touring to offer PHEV version; XtraBoost mode

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The BMW eDrive technology in the BMW 330e Touring comprises a four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor integrated into the eight-speed Steptronic transmission. The new BMW 330e Touring’s intelligent hybrid control combines the drive torque from the 135 kW/184 hp combustion engine with the power from the electric motor with peak output of 80 kW/109 hp. This enables the BMW 330e Touring to reach 100 km/h (62 mph) from rest in 6.1

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GM’s new RWD PHEV system for Cadillac CT6 designed for fun-to-drive high performance as well as efficiency; Volt on steroids

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In a preview of three detailed papers to be presented at the SAE World Congress in April, Tim Grewe, GM’s General Director of electrification, and Pete Savagian, GM General Director of electric drives and systems engineering, provided a technical overview of the new rear-wheel drive PHEV propulsion system for the Cadillac CT6 ( earlier post ) at the recent SAE 2016 Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium in Anaheim. The CT6 PHEV powertrain combines a 198 kW (266 hp) 2.0L

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Fisker Automotive to Debut First Factory-Built Karma PHEV at Paris Motor Show

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Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma plug-in hybrid (PHEV) at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. seconds and a top speed of 200 km/h (124 mph), yet can achieve an annual average economy of 2.4L/100 km (100 mpg) and emissions of 83 g/km, according to the company. Fisker Automotive introduced the Karma as a concept in January 2008. The 300 kW (403 hp/408 PS) Karma reaches 100 km/h in 5.9

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MINI Cooper SE EV making show debut at IAA; MINI boosts electric range of Countryman PHEV up to 35 miles

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The 135 kW/184 hp electric motor drives the front wheels and accelerates the car from 0 to 60 km/h (37 mph) in 3.9 seconds for the sprint to 100 km/h (62 mph) from rest. The hybrid system aboard the new MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 comprises a three-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor, generating combined system output of 165 kW/224 hp. The new MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 powers from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 6.8

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Johnson Controls modifies automotive PHEV Li-ion batteries for marine application; Torqeedo Deep Blue

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is slated to begin production this spring of Li-ion battery packs for Germany-based electric outboard motor manufacturer Torqeedo to power its electric boat motor, Deep Blue. The Deep Blue motor delivers propulsive power of 29.7 Johnson Controls modified its Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) battery technology, making the product waterproof and resistant to salt water (IP67), for Torqeedo’s marine application. mph); 2 hours of running time at half speed (12.4

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Volkswagen unveils Golf GTE Sport PHEV concept: 0-100 km/h in 4.3s and 118 mpg

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Golf GTE Sport PHEV concept. seconds, has a top speed of up to 280 km/h (174 mph), yet offers fuel consumption of just 2.0 In the Golf GTE Sport, the four-cylinder unit is assisted by two electric motors, each producing 85 kW. The front electric motor is integrated in the housing of the 6-speed DSG (DQ400E). The second electric motor is located at the rear where it delivers 270 Nm (199 lb-ft). The Golf GTE Sport sprints to 50 km/h (31 mph) in 1.8

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BMW brand’s first production PHEV: the BMW X5 xDrive40e

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With a total system output of 230 kW/313 hp generated by a four-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo technology, a synchronous electric motor integrated in the 8-speed Steptronic transmission, and a 9.0 The electric motor puts an output of 83 kW/113 hp on tap, with maximum torque of 250 N·m (184 lb-ft). Right: electric motor. The BMW X5 xDrive40e completes the 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) sprint in just 6.8

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

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Its digital interior architecture opens up a new dimension of intuitive operation, assisted driving is possible up to 210 km/h (130 mph) and it is the first Volkswagen to use traffic’s collective intelligence with Car2X to warn of hazards predictively. The plug-in hybrid drive consists of elements including a 1.4-liter TSI engine, the electric drive motor and 6-speed DSG as well as a lithium-ion battery.

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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.

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GKN expands electric all-wheel drive program with BMW; eAxle for PHEV X1 in China

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1, reducing the electric motor speed in two stages. The system generates up to 2,000 N·m (1475 lb-ft) and 70 kW of additional torque and power—enough for a vehicle’s pure electric mode to achieve speeds of up to 125 km/h (78 mph) and for an all-wheel drive (AWD) mode that accelerates faster than conventional mechanical AWD systems.

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Jaguar to display XJ_e PHEV at Goodwood

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The XJ_e combines the lightweight aluminium vehicle structure from the Jaguar XJ with a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) system, featuring the 2.0-liter turbocharged direct-injection gasoline engine which powers the Range Rover Evoque and a hybridized 8-speed automatic transmission. The hybrid system uses a 69 kW motor/generator from EVO Electric and a Li-ion battery pack from Axeon. seconds and a limited top speed of 250 km/h (150 mph). The XJ_e plug-in hybrid.

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Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV, led by PHEV model, at Geneva

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Volvo Cars revealed the much-anticipated new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. The new XC60 offers Volvo’s award-winning T8 Twin Engine gasoline plug-in hybrid (PHEV) system ( earlier post ) at the top of the powertrain range, delivering 407 hp and acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 5.3

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BMW wins overall International Engine of Year 2015 for hybrid drive system in i8 PHEV

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The combination of electric motor and gasoline engine also earned it overall victory. The plug-in hybrid system, developed and produced by the BMW Group, enables a range of up to 37 kilometers (23 miles) in the EU test cycle and a top speed of 120 km/h (75 mph) on electric power alone, coupled with a “glued-to-the-road” all-wheel driving experience headlined by powerful acceleration and a dynamically-biased distribution of power through corners.

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Kia outlines 5-year plan for more green vehicles; Optima PHEV, Niro hybrid, FCV; $10.2B investment

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Kia Motors outlined its mid- to long-term plans for the development of a greatly increased range of environmentally friendly vehicles, with the goal of becoming a leader in the low-emissions car market by 2020. The new investment by Hyundai Motor Group, Kia’s parent company, totals 11.3 —Ki-Sang Lee, Senior Vice President, Eco Friendly Vehicle R&D Center, Kia Motors Corporation. Optima PHEV and Niro hybrid.

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Audi introducing 2nd-gen Q7 SUV at NAIAS; e-tron quattro diesel PHEV model; 2nd gen MLB

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The electric motor, which is integrated into the eight-speed tiptronic, has an output of 94 kW. mph) in 6.0 mph) in 6.1 The Q7 PHEV is also the world’s first PHEV with a heat pump, which minimizes the energy requirement for heating and air conditioning without compromising customer comfort. mph) takes 6.3 mph) in 6.1 The new Q7. Click to enlarge.

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Prius Prime PHEV pricing to start at $27,100; on sale later this year

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kWh battery pack for twice the electric range of its predecessor, as well as some enhancements to its powertrain, including a Toyota-first dual motor generator drive system. This uses both the electric motor and the generator for drive force, helping to boost acceleration performance. The EPA-estimated all-electric range is up to 25 miles at up to 84 mph. For the first time in a Toyota hybrid, the system uses a “dual motor drive.”

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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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mph) in 6.0 The electric motor produces 94 kW of power and 350 N·m (258.1 During everyday driving, most braking operations use the electric motor, which then works as a generator. mph) as long as traffic is slow-moving. 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. mph) in 4.6 mph) in 7.9 Each of the two electric motors drive the wheels of one axle.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid PHEV debuts; third new Porsche hybrid powertrain since 2017

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The Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid uses the same three-liter mono-turbo V6 as the Cayenne, but significantly increases total horsepower and torque by integrating an electric motor. By leveraging the instantaneous torque of the electric motor and the power of a turbocharged V6 gasoline engine, the Cayenne E-Hybrid has an especially broad power band that improves its acceleration capability. Acceleration from zero to 60 mph happens in 4.7

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BYD Tang SUV PHEV available for pre-orders starting at $48.3K before incentives; twice that for performance model

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PHEV platform, and the first of its much-touted 5-4-2 platform models: 5: standing for 0-100km/h (0-60 mph) in less than 5 seconds; 4: standing for 4-wheel drive; 2: standing for less than 2 liters average consumed over 100 km (117.5 BYD said that China has waited a long time for a PHEV Sport Utility Vehicle. For the performance model, the rear motor is rated at 300 N·m (221 lb-ft) instead. These will also have Dual-Mode PHEV powertrains.

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2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron PHEV starting at $37,900 in US

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The Audi PHEV will come in 3 packages: Premium for $37,900; Premium Plus for $42,000; and Prestige for $46,800. Audi expects the PHEV to qualify for a federal tax credit of $4,168. Combined with a liquid-cooled, permanent magnet-driven electric motor, the A3 e-tron produces 204 hp (152 kW) and 258 lb-ft (350 N·m) of torque. The electric motor can also supplement the gas engine to provide an extra boost of power when desired.

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New Turbo S E-Hybrid PHEV to be the flagship model in the Panamera line

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The four-liter V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo is combined with an electric motor, resulting in 500 kW/680 hp of system power and outstanding power delivery—even when just above idle speed, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid—the second hybrid variant in the Panamera lineup—offers an 850 N·m (627 lb-ft) of torque. The new PHEV accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 310 km/h (193 mph).

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BMW unveils i3 BEV and i8 PHEV Concepts

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The rear-wheel drive battery-electric (BEV) i3 Concept has been specifically developed for use in an urban environment and features a 125 kW electric motor with torque of 250 N·m (184 lb-ft) and a range of approximately 150 kilometers (93 miles). (An The i8 Concept features a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) drive with a system output of 260 kW and a range of up to 35 km (22 miles)in all-electric mode. BMW developed the motor and power electronics for the i3 Concept entirely in-house.

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Volvo pricing the XC90 T8 Twin Engine PHEV for the US starting at $68,100

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liter supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine and a rear axle electric motor. The T8 can achieve 394 hp and 0-60 mph in 5.7 liter supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine and the electric motor to deliver the optimum overall fuel economy. When the high-voltage battery is fully charged, it serves as the car’s sole energy source, powering the electric motor over the rear axle.

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