BMW M presents Concept XM PHEV

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The series-production model—the BMW XM—will begin production at the end of 2022 at BMW Group Plant Spartanburg in South Carolina; the US is the most important sales market for the new high-performance vehicle.

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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.

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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.

BYD NEV sales up 262.9% YOY in October

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BYD sold 88,898 passenger vehicles in October, increasing 90.9% In particular, the New Energy Vehicle (NEV) sales reached 80,003 units, soaring 262.9% By the end of October, the cumulative annual sales of BYD passenger vehicles topped 200,000 units.

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California PHEV Owners Return to Gas Power

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Electric vehicles are one way to carbon neutrality. 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.

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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.

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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). from the sales in August 2019.

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News: 2023 BMW XM PHEV Revealed

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What we did get in Los Angeles was a guided walk-around by BMW executives, and plenty of time to ask questions about this important vehicle for BMW. The 2023 BMW XM will be the most powerful production vehicle to come from its high-performance M division, where the M stands for Motorsports.

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Biden issues executive order targeting 50% combined BEV, PHEV, FCEV sales share in 2030

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President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) that sets a goal that 50% of all new vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emissions vehicles, including battery electric, plug-in hybrid electric, or fuel-cell-electric vehicles. EPA is also to begin work on a rulemaking under the Clean Air Act to establish new NO x standards for heavy-duty engines and vehicles beginning with model year 2027 and extending through and including at least model year 2030.

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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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Lexus passes cumulative global sales of 2M electrified vehicles; HEVs and BEV

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Lexus announced that the luxury brand eclipsed the milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles—hybrids and battery-electric—at the end of April 2021. its lineup of electrified vehicles to provide a wide range of options. Hybrids Market Background Sales

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Pure EVs sales overtake plug-in hybrids in UK

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Pure EVs sales overtake plug-in hybrids in UK . A new milestone has been reached in the electric vehicles car industry as for the first time the number of electric vehicles on UK roads has overtaken plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs).

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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. All three vehicles come with a 14.1

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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. By 2025, Toyota’s goal is to have 40% of new vehicle sales be electrified models, and by 2030 expects that to increase to nearly 70%. Toyota shared highlights of new internal research evaluating the environmental impact and cost of ownership between a PHEV and a BEV.

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Total BEV sales in California at 8.9% of 2030 goal

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The California Center for Jobs & The Economy has released an updated report ( earlier post ) on the progress of ZEV sales in the state during the first half of 2020, drawing on sales data from the California New Car Dealers Association (CNCDA). Sales nationally were down 23.5%.

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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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Volkswagen Group doubles deliveries of battery-electric vehicles in Q3 to 122,100

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Despite a shortage of semiconductors, the Volkswagen Group delivered 122,100 BEVs (battery-electric vehicles) to customers in the third quarter (July to September), an increase of 109% compared with the prior-year quarter. —Christian Dahlheim, Head of Group Sales.

Sales of chargeable vehicles more than triple in EU in Q3 to take 9.9% new market share

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of passenger cars sold in the EU were electrically-chargeable vehicles, compared to 3.0% The support measures introduced by various countries to stimulate car demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic disadvantaged conventionally-powered vehicles. of total passenger car sales in the European Union, with registrations falling by 13.7% Gasoline car sales posted an even stronger drop (-24.3%), going from more than 1.7 In the third quarter of 2020, 9.9%

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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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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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Volkswagen Passenger Cars lifts global deliveries of BEV vehicles by 197% and of electric vehicles overall by 158% in 2020

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In 2020, Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered more than 212,000 electric cars in total (+158 percent versus 2019), including nearly 134,000 battery electric vehicles (+197 percent versus 2019). This brought the share of BEV and hybrid vehicles in Europe up to 12.4%

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PHEVs led August US sales of plug-in vehicles; Volt and Prius PHV dominate

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In August, the US sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) from the major OEMs (Chevy Volt and Prius PHV) totalled 3,336 units, while battery-electric vehicles (Nissan LEAF, Honda Fit EV, and Ford Focus Electric) sold a combined 728 units. Year-to-date, plug-in hybrid sales from these majors have totalled 19,579 units, while their battery-electric vehicle sales reached 4,406 units. Year-to-date Volt sales reached 13,497 units, up 325.5%

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Sales of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV top 25K in UK, accounting for ~50% of all PHEVs there since 2010

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Sales of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV have topped the 25,000 mark in the UK, accounting for approximately half of the total number of plug-in hybrids registered in the UK since the very first of such vehicles were registered in 2010. By the end of 2015 a total of 13 plug-in hybrid models had entered the market, bringing total segment registrations to 19,000 vehicles, yet despite the increased competition the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV continued to resonate with customers.

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Sales of BMW Group electrified vehicles up 10.1% in September, down 1% year-to-date

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Global sales of BMW Group electrified models (fully-electric and plug-in hybrid) increased by 10.1% Sales of electrified vehicles for the first nine months have dropped by 1% at 96,570 units, compared to the same period last year. BEV+PHEV combined share in new electromobility registrations by brand. Source: BMW, IHS Markit New Registrations BEV+PHEV combined 01/2019 - 08/2019. Vehicle Type: Passenger Cars. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Sales

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JATO: global vehicle sales fall by 39% in March; electrified vehicles up to 17.4% new registration market share in Europe

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Global vehicle sales totalled 5.55 This represents the largest year-on-year monthly decrease since 1980, when JATO Dynamics started to collect data—even surpassing the global financial crisis in November 2008, which saw a 25% decline in sales. With the pandemic spreading across the globe, strict lockdowns in key markets, combined with consumer panic and economic uncertainty, have all contributed to the huge decrease in sales last month.

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California auto sales: EVs and hybrids surged in 2020 as PHEVs plunged

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California is the trend-setter for green vehicles in the U.S. It’s also far and wide the nation’s largest market for electric vehicles—and for plug-in hybrids. Despite the state’s efforts, PHEVs haven’t been gaining market ground in recent years.

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GM delivered 2.9M vehicles in China in 2020 for third straight annual drop; NEV sales up 4x from 2019

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million vehicles in China in 2020. Sales were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic in the first quarter and started to recover in the second quarter. Deliveries posted a strong rebound in the second half, led by SUVs, MPVs and luxury vehicles, with fourth quarter sales increasing 14.1% million vehicles in 2020 followed on 3.09 million vehicles in 2019, 3.65 million vehicles in 2018, and 4.04 Its NEV sales in 2020 grew four-fold from a year earlier.

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2019 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV with redesigned powertrain goes on sale in Japan

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Mitsubishi Motors’ 2019 Outlander PHEV, featuring a redesigned powertrain, is now on sale in Japan. The 2019 model, unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva show ( earlier post ), features a more advanced PHEV system that gives this SUV a stronger EV flavor. Mitsubishi made improvements to 90% of the major components of the PHEV system. The 2019 PHEV features a newly developed drive battery and engine as well as increased rear motor and generator outputs.

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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. In the Chinese government’s recent New Energy Vehicle Industry Development Plan (2021-2035), NEVs are expected to account for 20% of the total sales of new vehicles in China by 2025.

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BNEF forecasts EVs to hit 54% of new car sales by 2040; decreasing importance of PHEVs

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Electric vehicles will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 33% of all the light-duty vehicles on the road, according to a new forecast published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). The forecasters said that while plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sales will play a role in EV adoption from now to 2025, puer battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) will subsequently take over and account for the vast majority of EV sales.

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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.

Audi targeting sales of 800,000 BEVs and PHEVs in 2025

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—Bram Schot, Board Member for Sales and Marketing at Audi AG. For the first time, the production version of the e-tron prototype offers Audi customers the possibility to flexibly book functions such as driver assistance systems or infotainment features also after the vehicle is bought. Audi aims to sell approximately 800,000 fully electric cars and plug-in hybrids in the year 2025.

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Volvo Car Group exceeds 600,000 vehicles sold on the CMA platform

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Volvo Car Group, including its strategic affiliates Lynk & Co and Polestar, produce vehicles based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform, introduced in 2017. To the end of July more than 600,000 group vehicles based on the platform have been sold.

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New battery-electric vehicles take 5.7% share in Europe in Q1; hybrids 18.4%, gasoline 42.2% , diesel 23.2%

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In the first quarter of 2021, hybrid electric vehicles made up 18.4% of total passenger car sales in the EU, almost doubling their market share in a year, according to data from the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (ACEA). Alternatively-powered vehicles (APV).

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DOE: 58% of BEV sales in US in 2016 were large cars and standard SUVs; PHEVS mainly compact and midsize

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The largest share of all-electric vehicle (EV) sales in calendar year 2016 in the US were large cars (35%) and standard sport utility vehicles (SUV)(23%), according to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) sales were mainly compact and midsize cars, with 42% and 40% of the market share, respectively. Light Duty Electric Drive Vehicles Monthly Sales Updates at Argonne National Laboratory.

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What types of electric vehicles were purchased in the U.S. in 2020?

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This brief post presents the results of an analysis concerning the types of electric light-duty vehicles sold in the United States in 2020. The raw monthly sales data came from Wards Auto via Argonne National Laboratory. The analysis examined three mutually exclusive types of electric vehicles: hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs). battery electric vehicles (BEVs). For example, in 2020, the sales of BEVs were 3.7

US Electric Vehicle Sales Report: 1H 2021 — Now Available

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Despite the continued global chip shortage and lingering concerns and uncertainty about the Coronavirus pandemic, the first half of 2021 saw record sales of electric vehicles, according to the just released EVAdoption report, US Electric Vehicle Sales Report: 1H 2021.

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Daimler targeting carbon-neutral new passenger car fleet by 2039; PHEVs and EVs > 50% of sales by 2030

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As part of the sustainability targets for the car division—labeled “Ambition2039”, said Källenius, the company aims by 2030 to have electric models—including all-electric cars and plug-in hybrids—make up more than half of its car sales. At the same time we want to significantly reduce CO2 emissions per vehicle. They are sending an undeniable signal that the future of transport is electric - and it’s time vehicle supply started to match their demand.

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California cumulative PEV sales at 13.4% of 2030 goal; true ZEVs at 7.6%

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As part of California’s AB 32 climate change program, Executive Order B-48-18 administratively created a goal of 5 million zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) on California roads by 2030. True ZEV sales, however, account for only 7.6%. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins Policy Sales

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Next Gen Outlander PHEV teased

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The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV was Britain’s best-selling plug-in hybrid SUV yet again in 2020, despite the Japanese manufacturer’s decision to pull out of the UK market. At the end of 2019, there were 34 plug-in hybrid vehicles on sale in the UK, with sales of around 35,000.

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UK market sees first decline in alternatively fueled vehicle sales in 27 months in June

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as ongoing confusion over low emission zones and diesel, the removal of key ultra low emission vehicle incentives and an overall decline in buyer confidence affected the market. Declines were also seen across every vehicle segment, except Dual Purpose which grew 9.1% AFV registrations (BEV, PHEV, HEV) declined 11.8% Another month of decline is worrying but the fact that sales of alternatively fueled cars are going into reverse is a grave concern.

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Stellantis to invest $229M in Kokomo operations to produce 4th-gen 8-speed transmission; ICE, MHEV and PHEV

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Stellantis will invest a total of $229 million in three of its Kokomo, Indiana, plants to help the company reach its goal of achieving 40% low-emission vehicle sales in the US by 2030. This new transmission will have the flexibility to be paired with internal combustion engines (ICE), as well as mild hybrid (MHEV) and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) propulsion systems, for vehicles across the Jeep, Ram, Chrysler and Dodge brands.

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DOE: China alone accounted for 42% of global plug-in vehicle sales in 2016

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About 756,000 plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) were sold in the world in 2016, with 95% of those sales in China, Europe, the United States, Japan, and Canada, according to figures compiled by the US Department of Energy (DOE). China alone accounted for 42% of sales (316,800 units). China’s 2016 PEV sales grew by 53% from 2015’s 207,000 units—most of which were all-electric vehicles (EV) (244,400 units, or 77%). China Electric (Battery) Sales

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