BMW M presents Concept XM PHEV

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The BMW XM will be available only as a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and exclusively as an M model. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi unveils redesigned Outlander PHEV

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) revealed online the fully redesigned plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) model of the Outlander crossover SUV. PHEV system. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Lexus to debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV Concept at Tokyo Auto Salon

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Lexus will debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV (Recreational Off highway Vehicle) Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 held at Makuhari Messe (Chiba City) this weekend. Engines Hybrids Hydrogen Plug-ins

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Kia unveils next-generation Niro; hybrid first, PHEV and BEV to follow

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The all-new Niro features a trio of state-of-the-art electrified powertrains, including hybrid electric (HEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and battery electric (BEV) options. PHEV and BEV models will be revealed at a later date, closer to market launch.

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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. Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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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. Diesel Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

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News: 2023 BMW XM PHEV Revealed

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Mating High-Performance Luxury SUV and a Plug. BMW “M” performance with a plug. BMW’s current lineup is sprinkled with plug-in hybrids that don’t compromise on luxury or performance. Road Test: 2021 BMW 330e PHEV. Road Test: 2020 BMW X3 xDrive30e PHEV.

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BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV

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BMW revealed 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV. BMW has revealed an all-new 2 Series Active Tourer, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) the most popular second generation of a model in Europe. BMW 2 Series Active Tourer PHEV specifications .

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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. Hybrids Plug-ins

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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

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. China Hybrids Plug-ins

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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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Jeep introduces first PHEV Grand Cherokee: 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe with 25 miles AER

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The Jeep brand has introduced the fifth-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee, including the first available plug-in hybrid powertrain, the Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe. Hybrids Plug-ins

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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. It has become the world best-selling plug-in hybrid vehicle as at the end of December 2018. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi Motors to launch new Outlander PHEV with new-generation PHEV system in US in 2H 2022

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will launch a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover SUV with a new-generation PHEV system. With improved motor output and increased battery capacity over the current model, the all-new Outlander PHEV model delivers more powerful road performance and greater driving range. The Outlander PHEV debuted globally in 2013. Outlander PHEV launched in the US in 2016 as a 2017 model-year vehicle.

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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 currently has more than 40% share of the total alternative fuel vehicle market, which includes a 75% share of the fuel cell market and a 64% share of hybrids and plug-ins. Toyota shared highlights of new internal research evaluating the environmental impact and cost of ownership between a PHEV and a BEV. The PHEV is much less expensive to buy and own, compared to the BEV. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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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. Hybrids Plug-ins

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

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Fast forward over a decade since it launched, swap the model name for the make, and Karma’s latest iteration, the GS-6, is one of the best implementations of a plug-in hybrid we’ve seen. And dare I say one of the best-looking cars with a plug attached?

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New top model PHEV in the BMW 5 Series

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With almost 50,000 units, BMW 5 Series plug-in hybrid models were the most successful electrified models in the BMW Group’s portfolio worldwide in 2019. Thus, the BMW 545e xDrive clearly excels as the most dynamic of all BMW six-cylinder plug-in hybrids.

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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.

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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. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insearlier post )—is now available to configure and order in Europe; the starting price in Germany is €42,413.11 (US$51,500).

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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. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to adopt an evolved all-wheel control technology

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will use an evolved version of the Super-All Wheel Control (S-AWC) system in its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover SUV, which is scheduled for launch in Japan in the second half of this fiscal year and in the US in the second half of calendar-year 2022. The all-new Outlander PHEV model features twin-motor AWD that consists of one motor at the front and another one at the rear of the vehicle.

2022 KIA Sorento PHEV joins hybrid, gasoline models

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The 2022 Sorento Turbo Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) SUV is the latest addition to Kia’s ambitious ‘Plan S’ electrification strategy and the fourth-generation Sorento model range, which was introduced last year in both gasoline-powered and turbo hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) forms.

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Tech: Don’t Believe These 5 Plug-In Hybrid Myths!

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Diffusing Disinformation on PHEVs. The rise of battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) have fans professing its technological wonders, while looking down at plug-in hybrid EVs (PHEVs). With that said, this has led to the debate of which ones are better: BEVs or PHEVs.

DOE tool allows consumers to estimate localized upstream greenhouse gas emissions for EVs and PHEVs

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For PHEVs, results include both upstream and tailpipe emissions. A Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV racks up 270 g/mi in Marin County, against 320 g/mi with the average US electricity mix, 280 g/mi in Casper and 330 g/mi in Phoenix. Electric (Battery) Emissions Lifecycle analysis Plug-ins

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2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid gets 32 electric miles—more than other three-row PHEV SUVs

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The 2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid will join hybrid and gasoline versions of the three-row crossover SUV in showrooms later this year, Kia confirmed Wednesday in a press release. Plug-In Hybrids

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

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In August 2020, cumulative US plug-in vehicle sales reached 1.6 Plug-in vehicles consist of both battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). Cumulatively, 164,672 PHEVs and BEVs have been sold in 2020.

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SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

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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. The SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID’s plug-in hybrid system mates a 1.4 Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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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. This makes it the first model of the brand to be offered with both a conventional combustion engine and a plug-in hybrid system—with the addition of a purely electrically powered version in 2020. 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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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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New Mercedes-Benz S-Class PHEV produces 14.1-36.2% lower CO2 emissions that predecessor

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Over the entire lifecycle (with use over 300,000 kilometers and recycling), the new plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz S 580 e ( earlier post ) produces around 14.1 Hybrids Lifecycle analysis Plug-ins

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

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A new study by Scott Hardman and Gil Tal at the University of California, Davis has found that discontinuance occurs at a rate of 21% for California plug-in hybrid adopters and 19% for California battery electric vehicle adopters. Hardman and Tal surveyed 4167 plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) owners in California. For respondents that discontinued PHEV ownership 19% are unlikely to purchase one, 12.4% Behavior Electric (Battery) Market Background Plug-ins

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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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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. plug-in hybrid engine is specifically built for the DM-i hybrid technology. Among these, the path for PHEVs shows immense potential. China Engines Fuel Efficiency Hybrids Plug-ins

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BMW eDrive Zones for PHEVs now available in 138 European cities

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In an eDrive Zone, BMW plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) automatically switch to all-electric driving mode upon entering inner city areas. The automated eDrive feature is available as standard in many existing and all future BMW plug-in hybrids. An overview of the usage data shows: The eDrive Zones ensure higher electric driving shares by putting a BMW Plug-In Hybrid vehicle into electric driving mode around 30,000 times per day in Europe.

BMW launches Gen2 X5 PHEV in US: X5 xDrive45e

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

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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. Hybrids Manufacturing Plug-ins Vehicle Systems

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Europe considers ending the plug-in hybrid era early: Are PHEVs already obsolete?

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Some automakers aim to use plug-in hybrids as a bridge to all-electric cars, but tougher European regulations might put an end to that sooner than expected, according to a Reuters report. Plug-In Hybrids

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). A further compact plug-in model is the MINI Cooper SE Countryman ALL4 (combined fuel consumption: 2.1 – 1.9

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