California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power

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Yet 20 percent of California PHEV owners have gone back to gas-powered vehicles. The post California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power appeared first on The Truth About Cars. Electric vehicles are one way to carbon neutrality.

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Kia introduces 5th-generation Sportage SUV; gasoline, diesel, HEV, PHEV

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Developed on a new architecture, the all-new Sportage will offer gasoline and diesel powertrains at market launch later this year, followed by hybrid-electric (HEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) models. Kia has presented the fifth-generation Kia Sportage SUV.

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2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV features upgraded powertrain, enlarged battery pack

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MMNA) announced pricing and availability of the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) crossover. The 2021 Outlander PHEV is available at Mitsubishi dealers now. The 2021 Outlander PHEV is equipped with a more powerful and efficient 2.4L

Lexus introduces its first PHEV with new 2nd-generation NX

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Under the “Lexus Electrified” initiative, the new NX accelerates the proliferation of electrified models by being Lexus’ first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV); the NX is also offered as a Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV). Lexus NX 450h+ PHEV. PHEV and HEV. PHEV system.

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Mitsubishi introducing PHEV version of redesigned Eclipse Cross; 2nd MMC PHEV on market

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The new Eclipse Cross will offer a plug-in hybrid drivetrain (PHEV) in select global markets. The Eclipse Cross will be the second Mitsubishi PHEV on the market.

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Toyota launches new RAV4 PHEV in Japan

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Toyota has launched the new model RAV4 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) ( earlier post ) through dealerships in Japan. The new RAV4 PHEV aims to boost the fun-to-drive appeal of RAV4, adopting the newly developed Toyota Hybrid System (THS II).

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Buick to introduce VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick is adding the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) to its new energy vehicle (NEV) portfolio in China. The VELITE 6 PHEV will be powered by Buick eMotion electric drive technology that leverages GM’s global electrification expertise.

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Magna unveils new PHEV and BEV drive systems

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Magna unveiled its all-new connected plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) drivetrain and next-gen battery electric (BEV) drive systems. Magna EtelligentEco PHEV.

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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. Since making its debut in Japan, the Outlander PHEV has been rolled out to more than 50 countries across the world. Developed from a fully electric vehicle, the Outlander PHEV has an architecture consisting of a front electric motor, a rear electric motor and no gearbox.

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PHEVs & the Car CO2 Review: Europe’s Chance to Tackle Fake Electrics

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By Eoin Bannon Sales of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) cars have soared following the entry into force of the 2020/21 EU car fleet CO2 target of 95g CO2/km, with over half a million units sold in 2020.

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Road Test: 2021 Kia Niro PHEV EX Premium

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The 2021 Kia Niro PHEV is one of three electrified Niro models to choose from, alongside a hybrid and a pure battery electric version. Clean Fleet Report drove the Niro PHEV EX Premium, and came away with a good feeling about this compact crossover that can deliver a 560-mile driving range.

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New Volkswagen Tiguan with PHEV option

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Volkswagen has premiered the new Tiguan, now available with a plug-in hybrid drive option for select markets (not including the US), the Tiguan eHybrid. Earlier post.). Tiguan eHybrid.

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Buick launches VELITE 7 EV and VELITE 6 PHEV in China

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Buick has strengthened its commitment to electrification in China with the launch of the VELITE 7 electric vehicle and VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV). The VELITE 6 PHEV adopts Buick’s latest eMotion electric propulsion technology. Buick VELITE 6 PHEV.

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Toyota to debut 2 BEVs, 1 PHEV for US this year; says research shows BEVs & PHEVs have similar environmental benefits

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Toyota shared highlights of new internal research evaluating the environmental impact and cost of ownership between a PHEV and a BEV. The source code for this tool is publicly available at carghg.org for others to experiment with the various input parameters and see the movement of BEVs and PHEVs on the GHG and cost plot. The PHEV is much less expensive to buy and own, compared to the BEV.

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Pre-sales begin for Volkswagen Tiguan PHEV SUV in Europe

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Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid version of its Tiguan SUV—the Tiguan eHybrid. earlier post )—is now available to configure and order in Europe; the starting price in Germany is €42,413.11 (US$51,500). The Tiguan eHybrid has an all-electric range (WLTP) of up to 50 km (31 miles).

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Vitesco Technologies presents cost-effective dedicated hybrid transmission for PHEVs

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We have identified further potential here which our DHT [Dedicated Hybrid Transmission] technology for cost-effective PHEVs is designed to leverage. With a view to cutting CO 2 emissions, PHEVs are a form of electric mobility which deserves to become much more successful in the future.

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Audi upgrades battery capacity in Q5, A6 and A7 Sportback PHEVs

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Audi has upgraded the battery capacity for the Q5, A6, and A7 Sportback PHEVs. This allows the Audi PHEV models to be fully charged in around two-and-a-half hours when connected to a sufficiently powerful power connection.

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Argonne: Cumulative PEV sales in the US reach 1.6 million units; BEVs outpace PHEVs

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Plug-in vehicles consist of both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). A total of 25,269 plug-in vehicles (19,164 BEVs and 6,105 PHEVs) were sold during August 2020 in the US, down 11.2%

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Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV

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News: Mazda Intros the MX-30 EV & Promises PHEV Variants. Road Testing: Comparing EVs, PHEVs and HEVs. Road Test: 2020 Kia Niro PHEV. The post Road Test: 2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 PHEV first appeared on Clean Fleet Report. Local Electric Driving, No Range Anxiety.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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We review the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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2022 Mazda MX-30 EV Arrives in California This Fall, Rotary PHEV to Follow

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The post 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV Arrives in California This Fall, Rotary PHEV to Follow appeared first on The Truth About Cars. Electric Vehicles Mazda News Blog crossover Electric Vehicle Electric vehicles EV Mazda MX-30 MX-30 EV PHEV Rotary SKYACTIV SkyActiv-R small EVs

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UC Davis study finds discontinuance rate of 21% for California PHEV adopters, 19% for BEV adopters

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For respondents that discontinued PHEV ownership 19% are unlikely to purchase one, 12.4% PHEV discontinuance is related to being female; living in a multi-unit dwelling; having fewer household vehicles; dissatisfaction with the convenience of charging; purchase price and vehicle running costs; and undertaking more long-distance trips. Discontinuance is the term applied to the abandoning of a new technology by someone who was once an adopter or user.

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New Vauxhall Astra will come with two PHEV options

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All-new Vauxhall Astra joins the mid-sized PHEV hatchback battle

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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.

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BMW launches Gen2 X5 PHEV in US: X5 xDrive45e

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The combined power of the new PHEV drivetrain is 389 hp, a bump of 81 hp over the previous generation. BMW has launched the second-generation plug-in hybrid X5 Sports Activity Vehicle, the X5 xDrive45e, in the US. Earlier post.)

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Rheinmetall logs €250M order for electric vacuum pumps for PHEVs

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The pumps will be installed in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) in the Chinese plants of the customer. Rheinmetall Automotive AG, part of technology group Rheinmetall AG, has received a major order from an international OEM for electrical vacuum pumps.

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BMW X2 xDrive25e SAC PHEV to be launched July 2020

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BMW will launch the new X2 xDrive25e SAC (“Sport Activity Coupé”) PHEV, announced in January ( earlier post ), in Europe in July 2020 with pricing from €47,250 (US$51,800).

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SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

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SEAT continues to expand its range of electrified vehicles, as the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID enters production this week. The plug-in hybrid version of the brand’s flagship delivers a maximum power of 245PS (180kW), making it the most powerful Tarraco produced to date.

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Volkswagen Multivan PHEV revealed

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Caravelle replacement, the Multivan, heralds a new era for Volkswagen’s MPV

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2021 Audi Q5, A7 and A8 TFSI e PHEVS now on sale in US

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Now on sale nationwide in the US, the 2021 Audi Q5 TFSI e, A7 TFSI e and A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) combine Audi’s premium appointments and driving dynamics with integrated hybrid technology and smartphone app functionality.

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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. The new Audi A7 Sportback 55 TFSI e quattro delivers a system output of 270 kW (367 PS) (combined fuel consumption of 2.1 – 1.9 l/100 km (112.0 – 123.8 US mpg); combined electrical consumption of 18.1 – 17.5

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Karma GS-6 PHEV review: Most striking vehicle with a plug?

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An iconic sedan gets electrified: the BMW 330e PHEV offers 22 e-miles

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If you’re searching for a BMW PHEV, chances are you’ll find a vehicle to fit your needs. By John Coulter, CURRENT EV CMO BMW is in the process of building its cars on “integrated” platforms that allow all its gas, EV and PHEV models to be fabricated on the same assembly lines.

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Lincoln Prices Corsair Grand Touring PHEV At $50,390

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kWh battery with the Ford Escape PHEV It shares its 14.4

BMW’s 2021 luxury sedan, the 745e PHEV, comes with 16 pure-electric miles

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The PHEV’s exterior retains the regular 745’s Adaptive LED headlights with Adaptive LED brake lights, enormous front grilles and massive dual-exit exhaust outlets, a panoramic sunroof, fender vents and standard 18” wheels.

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EU Wants To Phase Out PHEVs Sooner To Accelerate EV Transition

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It seems PHEVs aren't that green anymore in the EU

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Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport now available as PHEVs: P300e

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The new Range Rover Evoque and Land Rover Discovery Sport premium compact SUVs are now available with plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology, with an electric-only range of up to 66 km (41 miles) and CO 2 emissions as low as 32 g/km. Range Rover Evoque PHEV. PHEV technology.

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.

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Suzuki Across PHEV launched

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Suzuki is slowly adding electrified powertrains to its range with one of the first to hit showrooms in the UK being the new Across PHEV SUV

BYD debuts DM-i PHEV technology and 1.5L Xiaoyun Engine; 43% BTE

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Xiaoyun engine, which is dedicated for plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs). After defining new performance standards for PHEVs with its DM-p technology, BYD is prioritizing ultra-efficient fuel consumption with the DM-i technology. Among these, the path for PHEVs shows immense potential. This is positioned to be a significant shift in the competition between PHEVs and fuel vehicles, impacting consumer and market perceptions of NEVs.

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

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As the company first revealed in February, XL’s newest product expands its successful plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) product family, which also includes the XLP Ford F-150 that the company began shipping in 2018 to municipal, utility and commercial fleets throughout the United States. These numbers are consistent with what the PHEV F-150 has been proven to achieve at EPA-certified testing facilities.

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BMW introduces the X3 30e PHEV with 18 miles of electric range

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Assuming you’ve charged the 12kWh battery, your 2021 X3 PHEV will start in Max eDrive (all-electric mode) and will stay there for an EPA-rated 18 miles of electric range. BMW claims this PHEV will reach a speed of 60mph in 5.9 Interesting to note: the PHEV loses just 1.5

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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. An electric drive and a latest-generation lithium-ion battery enable an electrically powered range of up to 57 kilometers (35 miles). With an average fuel consumption from 2.0 liters per 100 kilometers (117.6 mpg US) and CO 2 emissions from 43 grams per kilometer, the new BMW X1 xDrive25e sets a benchmark within its competitive field. Its combined power consumption is from 13.5

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