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

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

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Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Before any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

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2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV: first drive of plug-in hybrid SUV

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Not too many people will ever drive the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, the plug-in hybrid version of the company's mid-size crossover utility vehicle. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVSo it was fitting that the company launched the vehicle on dusty roads in the back country of Catalina Island: roads that not many people are allowed to drive on. Located two dozen miles off the.

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Mitsubishi Mi-Tech PHEV concept teases 4-motor layout, downsized powertrain

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Mitsubishi will show a 4-motor PHEV concept at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, highlighting new electrification tech and unconventional gasoline power in a new downsized SUV package. Plug-In Hybrids

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. 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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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.

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2020 Volvo XC40 PHEV arrives in the UK, still no concrete US plans

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Volvo's plug-in hybrid variant of its XC40 compact crossover is hitting showrooms in the UK, offering a glimpse of what we can likely expect within the next model year. The XC40 PHEV is based on its T5 trim, which is the range-topper for the small Volvo crossover. Plug-In Hybrids

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

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l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 53 – 46 g/km) is the first of the new plug-in models from Audi. According to the standard for plug-in hybrid vehicles, fuel consumption ranges from 2.4 – 2.1 Hybrids Plug-ins

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

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XL unveiled its plug-in hybrid electric Ford Super Duty F-250 pickup truck ( earlier post ) at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. These numbers are consistent with what the PHEV F-150 has been proven to achieve at EPA-certified testing facilities.

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Report: Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic cells in Chinese PHEVs

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Toyota has reportedly started using Panasonic cylindrical lithium-ion cells in two of its new plug-in hybrid models for the China market. Plug-In Hybrids

2019 95

Honda pulls back Clarity PHEV outside California

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As East Coast states try to catch California in plug-in car sales, they've lost another arrow in their quiver. Honda switched from offering big incentives on Clarity Plug-In Hybrids in Northeastern States to shipping its entire U.S. California is the largest market for plug-in hybrid. Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybridallotment to California, according to a Honda spokeswoman.

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New Volkswagen Passat GTE PHEV boosts electric range

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The new Passat GTE plug-in hybrid features , under the new WLTP cycle, an electric range of up to 54 km (33.6 Using the standard solution, the Passat GTE’s battery is charged externally via an interface in the front end (plug-in). Hybrids Plug-ins

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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. The charging socket of the new plug-in hybrids is located in the rear section of the left sidewall, opposite the tank filler neck.

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2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

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Escape, which debuted the world’s first hybrid SUV in 2005, brings back two hybrid choices for 2020—a standard hybrid and a plug-in variant—and introduces technologies ranging from drive modes and driver-assist features to electric vehicle ingenuity and on-board connectivity.

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Mitsubishi unveils twin-motor 4WD PHEV Engelberg Tourer crossover concept in Geneva

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveiled a twin-motor, four-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid (PHEV) crossover concept—the Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer—at the Geneva International Motor Show. Global sales of the Outlander PHEV increased 64.3%

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Mitsubishi Engelberg SUV concept may preview Outlander PHEV replacement

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The Engelberg Tourer concept is a plug-in hybrid SUV similar in function if not in size to the Outlander PHEV, which was once the bestselling plug-in vehicle in Europe. Geneva Auto Show plug-in carsThe Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept unveiled at the Geneva auto show on Tuesday looks a lot like the preview of a replacement for Mitsubishi's bestselling model, the Outlander.

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Waterloo power management strategy greatly enhances durability of on-board fuel cells in FC-PHEV

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Researchers at the University of Waterloo (Canada), with a colleague in Sweden, have used a power management strategy greatly to extend the durability of onboard fuel cells in a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle: an increase of 1.8, Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi PHEV concept to be unveiled

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Mitsubishi plans to show a concept plug-in hybrid at the Tokyo Auto Show. Tags: phev mitsubishi plug-in hybrid Larger and more upmarket than the all-electric iMiev scheduled to be sold in Japan shortly, there no information yet on what flavor hybrid Mitsubishi will employ. Production is at least three years away. Source: autocar.co.uk].

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) unveils MI-TECH CONCEPT small SUV PHEV

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We are dedicated to electrification technology, particularly plug-in hybrids (PHEVs). The MI-TECH CONCEPT was built to be a “small plug-in hybrid electric SUV that delivers unparalleled driving pleasure and confidence over all terrain in light and wind.”

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Mercedes-Benz Cars starts production of PHEV batteries in Bangkok; 3rd plant in global battery production network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has opened a factory for plug-in hybrid (PHEV) batteries in the Bangkok region in Thailand. In doing so, the partners are responding to the high demand for electric mobility and, in particular, for plug-in hybrid vehicles in Thailand.

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Opel presents PHEV version of Grandland X SUV

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Opel presented the new all-wheel drive PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) version of the Grandland X. The plug socket for charging the battery via the 3.3 Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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PHEV Blowback

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Here is the headline and the lead: Plug-in cars could actually increase air pollution By James R. Healey , USA TODAY The expected introduction of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles could cut U.S. 26) could lead to misperceptions about the environmental benefits of plug-in hybrid vehicles.

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FCA Melfi plant preparing for production of Jeep Renegade PHEV for 2020

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The FCA Melfi, Italy plant is beginning preparations to produce the Jeep Renegade Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) scheduled for market launch in early 2020. The pre-production units of the new Jeep Renegade PHEV are scheduled in 2019. Hybrids Plug-ins

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London study suggests PHEV vans a practical, accessible solution for cleaner air in European cities

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The trial—supported by a £4.7-million (US$5.9-million) grant from the UK Government-funded Advanced Propulsion Centre—consisted of 20 Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid vans ( earlier post ) covering 240,000 km (150,000 miles) over a 12-month period.

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil small PHEV SUV concept with four motors and gas turbine range extender

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At the Tokyo Motor Show lather this month, Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) will unveil the MI-TECH CONCEPT—a small plug-in hybrid SUV featuring a 4-motor 4WD system called Quad Motor with Dual Motor AYC (active yaw control) with 2-motors for both front and rear axle. The light and compact PHEV drive system is optimized for the small SUV; a gas turbine engine-generator serves as a range-extender instead of the usual gasoline engine-generator. Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

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Hyundai launches Sonata PHEV; 22-mile electric range

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Hyundai lanched the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle—Hyundai’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle—along with the hybrid version of the seventh-generation Sonata, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The PHEV is fitted with a 9.8

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DOE: US plug-in vehicles consumed nearly 3 TWh of electricity in 2018

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The amount of electricity consumed by plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in the United States has nearly doubled in the last two years—from 1.44 In 2018, EV accounted for 61% of all PEV electricity consumption while PHEV accounted for the remaining 39%.

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UTokyo, Toyota, TRENDE to begin testing of blockchain-enabled P2P electricity system including PHEVs

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This is the world’s first test for electricity trading between individuals that incorporates PHEVs as a distributed power supply, in addition to solar panels and secondary batteries. Bidding information from each household, business, and PHEV is consolidated at the electricity exchange.

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Mitsubishi to introduce 2019 Outlander PHEV at Geneva; redesigned powertrain

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global premiere of the new 2019 model year Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV at the upcoming Geneva show. The new PHEV will be introduced to the European market towards the end of the year. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Ford of Europe piloting geofencing and blockchain technology to ensure PHEVs operate efficiently in city center low-emission zones

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Ford is extending its European plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) trial to Cologne. Each of the 10 PHEVs in the 12-month Cologne trial features the FordPass Connect on-board cellular modem, and a plug-in device which enables the geofencing and blockchain capabilities.

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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.)

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New Buick, BMW PHEVs for China

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Leveraging GM’s proven EREV technology as shown in the Chevy Volt and the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In, the Velite 5 also offers advanced connectivity and safety technologies. The all-new BMW X1 xDrive 25Le is the first plug-in hybrid car in the premium compact SUV segment in China.

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Ford reveals production version of Transit Custom PHEV at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Ford revealed the production version of the new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) at IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, Germany. Ford is the first volume manufacturer to offer PHEV technology in this segment of the van market.

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Tesla Model 3 set June sales records plug-in cars

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With low gas prices and consumers thinking about summer road trips, June was not a banner month for plug-in car sales. The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, had its best month yet, after seven months on the market, selling 390 cars. Two models stood out with dramatic increases from previous months, while others lagged. The increase comes in large part

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ŠKODA introduces PHEV version of flagship along with first battery-electric production model

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, has introduced the SUPERB iV—a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship SUPERB— and the CITIGOe iV, the company’s first production battery-electric vehicle. ŠKODA SUPERB iV PHEV. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins

2019 97

Buick announces VELITE 6 PHEV, BEV models for China

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Buick will add two new models to its China portfolio—the VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and VELITE 6 battery-electric vehicle (BEV)—to tap into the fast-growing domestic demand for new energy vehicles. China Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mitsubishi Motors to unveil new small crossover PHEV concept at Geneva; headed for production

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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will stage the global debut of the Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II at the 85 th Geneva International Motor Show. The Concept XR-PHEV II is a small crossover powered by a new plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system.

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Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept at Paris Motor Show

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Mitsubishi unveiled the latest in a series of plug-in electric SUV concepts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept is a large and fairly luxurious plug-in hybrid utility vehicle. Paris Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Paris Motor ShowAs with other recent concept from the Japanese automaker, though, it is unclear whether this one will translate into a future production model.

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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 new BMW 330e plug-in hybrid features the latest generation of BMW eDrive technology paired with a four-cylinder gasoline engine. Making its debut appearance in a BMW, the standard-fitted XtraBoost raises the system output of the plug-in hybrid to a maximum 215 kW/292 hp.

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Efficient Drivetrains introduces CNG PHEV for agriculture work truck applications

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The vehicle combines the benefits of a CNG Fuel system and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) technology and is geared to help agriculture fleets switch from petroleum-based liquid fuels to domestically available, cleaner burning natural gas and electricity. Hybrids Natural Gas Plug-ins

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Seat Tarraco PHEV: Spanish seven seater gets plug-in treatment

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Seat has announced its seven-seat Tarraco SUV will be available as a plug-in hybrid

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Volvo PHEV in 2012

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The web is filled with news of Volvo's partnership with Swedish energy company Vattenfall to bring a plug-in hybrid to market in 2012. Big news: it's a diesel plug-in hybrid. Tags: volvo vattenfall plug-in hybrid

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