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 car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally. We also have the petrol-powered T5 delivering 254 hp and the T6, which with both turbo and superchargers attached, delivers 320 hp and 400 N·mn of torque.

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Review: 2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

Green Cars News

Who’d have thought that the best-selling plug-in hybrid car would be a sizeable SUV? Mitsubishi understood the market when the Outlander first appeared in 2014, combining a 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor and a decent battery pack, creating something that was big and green

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Volvo Cars reveals new V90 wagon; PHEV model with ~31-mile electric range

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The V90 is the latest in the premium car maker’s top-of-the-line 90 series sitting alongside the award winning XC90 SUV ( earlier post ) and the recently-launched S90 premium sedan. Our PowerPulse technology is designed to deliver a distinct performance boost to our diesel engine, while the T8 Twin Engine petrol plug-in hybrid will deliver around 410 hp and a pure electric range of around 50 km. Volvo unveiled its new Volvo V90 wagon in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Over 200,000 Pure Electric Vehicles to hit UK roads in 2021

Drive Electric

The figure does not include plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). Nissan may continue to underperform relative to the head start it had with the LEAF, as it faces increased competition from manufacturers with newer EV models, and the forthcoming Ariya SUV won’t be available until late in 2021.

Norway December 2020

EV Sales

Looking at the fuels breakdown, if plugins were up in December, the rest is falling quickly: HEVs had just 6% share of the market, petrol vehicles were down to just 3% share (it had 15% a year ago), while diesel had only 5%, while in the same month last year, the black fuel had 22% share.At

France December 2020

EV Sales

At the bottom of this Top 20, a reference to the record 511 deliveries of the SEAT Leon PHEV, with the spicy Spaniard beating its more corporate minded cousin, the VW Golf PHEV, that ended in #21, with 501 units, that nevertheless is a new record for the German model.

Norway leads the world in moving to EVs

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Norway also lets EV use bus lanes and special parking bays making ownership more beneficial than ICE in the city, Norway plans to outlaw pure Petrol or Diesel vehicles in 2025 – the country with the earliest ICE free deadline and 5 years before the UK’s deadline.

Ford Europe EV Plans, Virginia Now a ZEV State – EV Week In Review: Feb. 15-22, 2021

EV Adoption

VW’s next electric SUV, the ID.5 compact SUV, which went on sale in Europe and China in late 2020. Karma also teased a GX-1 Series, an SUV to be built on a new global platform, in both battery electric and extended-range EV versions and with deliveries expected in 2022. –

Global Gas Prices | Hybrid Sales

Hybrid SUV Blog

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). If gas ever reaches those levels here, you can bet that hybrid cars, phevs and electric vehicles will be hard to find. how much do you pay for gas/petrol?

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US consumers interested in plug-ins

Green Cars News

A new survey by Pike Research has revealed that 48 per cent of prospective US consumers would be “extremely” or “very” interested in purchasing a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) with a 40mile range on a single charge. The survey looked at the interest in purchasing a PHEV with an electricity cost equivalent of $0.75

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", In late 2008, BYD started selling the first production PHEV in China. Daimler/Mercedes Took over Daimler/Chrysler Sprinter PHEV program.

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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.

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