Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

Green Car Reports

As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stationsWell, that's. interesting. The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging.

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: video road test

Green Car Reports

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a new plug-in version of the fourth-generation Prius hybrid launched last year. It succeeds the previous Prius Plug-In Hybrid, but it's a much better—and considerably more electric—vehicle than that discontinued model.

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Hitachi, Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE testing plug-in vehicles as renewable energy storage for office buildings

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Mitsubishi Motors and ENGIE are partnered in a project to explore the potential for electric vehicles to act as a means of energy storage for an office building. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Smart charging V2XHitachi Europe Ltd.,

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Volkswagen unveils third-generation Touareg SUV in China; plug-in hybrid drive this year

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Volkswagen held the world premiere of its new, third-generation Touareg SUV in China—its largest market. Volkswagen will be offering the Touareg with a new plug-in hybrid drive (270 kW/367 PS system power) in China initially. Volkswagen in China: SUVs.

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Volvo reveals new V60 wagon with two plug-in hybrid variants: 340 hp or 390 hp

Green Car Congress

The V60 comes with two plug-in hybrid powertrain options: the new T6 Twin Engine AWD gasoline plug-in hybrid that generates a combined 340 hp or the T8 Twin Engine AWD gasoline plug-in hybrid that delivers 390 hp. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mercedes-Benz unveiling diesel plug-in hybrid preproduction models at Geneva show

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l/100 km (112 mpg US), combined CO 2 emissions 49 g/km) ( earlier post ), the C- and E-Class plug-in diesel hybrids will use third-generation hybrid technology. This is made possible in the third hybrid generation also by the new lithium-ion battery, which can store 13.5

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

Green Car Reports

For several years, the Chevrolet Volt was the sole plug-in hybrid with electric range notably above 20 miles—though it became clear Chevy never figured out how to market its virtues to the public at large. Now it has a strong competitor in the form of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, a mid-size sedan with five seats and a rated 48. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Cumulative plug-in vehicle sales topped 500K units in US in September

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Cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles in the US topped 500,000 units in September, according to figures gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). Electric vehicle sales have been accelerating in 2016. Monthly and cumulative PEV sales in the US.

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GKN Driveline begins testing All-Twinster plug-in hybrid AWD SUV research vehicle with eTwinsterX system

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Based on a Mercedes-AMG GLA 45, the one-off GKN Technology Demonstrator 2018 vehicle (GTD18), features mechanical and electric Twinster torque vectoring, a plug-in hybrid system, and completely re-engineered control systems. seconds in the rain.

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NREL study finds that uncoordinated plug-in vehicle charging could prove challenging to the grid

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An influx of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) charging without coordination could prove challenging to the nation’s electric grid, according to research conducted by the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Dr. Matteo Muratori, a transportation and energy systems engineer at NREL, developed highly resolved models of residential power demand and PEV use to assess the impact of uncoordinated in-home PEV charging on residential power demand.

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National Plug In Day(s), Sept 28-29

Electric Cars are for Girls

National Plug In Day is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today''s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.

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2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid first drive review

Green Car Reports

Some plug-in hybrid models are easily distinguishable from the rest of the cars their maker sells. Others, like the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, are all but invisible. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt takes a sharp eye to see the charging port door on the left-front fender or the trim and badging differences that distinguish it from a garden-variety Niro Hybrid. We spent 500.

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FIRST-EVER plug-in prius! Really?

Plugs and Cars

A story on Toyota's announcement that an ordering system for the plug-in prius will be coming later this year prompted me to check out the site. THE FIRST-EVER prius plug-in hybrid," it says. Ask any of the hundreds of individuals and fleets driving around in prius converted to have plug-in capability. It's not even Toyota's first plug-in prius. Surely there's a market for their plug-in hybrid.

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2019 Lincoln Aviator crossover to include plug-in hybrid version

Green Car Reports

On Wednesday, it will draw back the veil from one of the several new SUVs that it hopes will power its growth not only in North America but more. New York Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in carsFord's premium brand, Lincoln, has started to take on a new confidence, with far more luxurious vehicles and high-end trim levels and vehicles that are more than just restyled mass-market products.

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Kia introduces Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid at Geneva

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Advanced powertrain technology features in two other new Kia models on show for the first time—Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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New Subaru Crosstrek plug-in hybrid coming for 2019

Green Car Reports

Subaru announced Friday that its long-awaited Crosstrek plug-in hybrid will go on sale as a 2019 model. Patent and Trademark office, leading to speculation that the name could be applied to the expected plug-in hybrid version of the Crosstrek. California CARB plug-in carsLast month, Car and Driver reported that Subaru filed the trademark name Evoltis with the U.S.

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Lincoln unveils Aviator three-row plug-in hybrid SUV production preview at New York show

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At the New York International Auto Show, Lincoln unveiled Aviator, a three-row plug-in hybrid production preview. For example, drivers can activate a locator chirp to find Aviator in a crowded parking lot, or recall their personal profile. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Volkswagen unveils 5-seat Atlas Cross Sport Concept plug-in hybrid with 26-mile AER; mild hybrid option

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After recently showing the new Touareg in Europe and China, Volkswagen is now debuting a new version of its Atlas midsize SUV at the New York International Auto Show: the Atlas Cross Sport concept. In the Cross Sport concept, this engine is boosted by two electric motors.

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Workhorse expands $1,000 preorders for plug-in hybrid pickup from fleets to public for $1,000

Green Car Reports

After $300 million in claimed fleet preorders for its plug-in hybrid pickup truck, Workhorse will open its order books for everyone to claim a spot in the production schedule. Trucks Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle Workhorse TrucksThe Workhorse W-15 will be the first publicly available vehicle from a company that began its electrification journey more than 10 years ago. It features 80 miles of.

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid starts at $34,290 with 47-mile range

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will start at a recommended price of $34,290 including delivery, making it the least expensive plug-in hybrid sedan on the market this year. Honda says it will go on sale December 1, and it will be offered at all Honda dealers in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid first drive

Green Car Reports

There's a new plug-in hybrid in town, and it could expand the audience for cars that provide useful electric range for daily driving while retaining an efficient gasoline engine for longer trips. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is the third and most important model in the Clarity lineup, which already includes the hydrogen Fuel Cell model as. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Follow-up: In the end, I bought a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

Green Car Reports

In an article last fall, I reached out the GCR readers for a suggestion for what plug-in vehicle I should buy to complement my 84-mile range 2015 Nissan LEAF. Buying plug-in carsThe new vehicle, my wife’s car, had to handle a 16 mile daily commute, occasional 300 mile trips to Vermont (a place of few DC fast chargers), and be less than $40,000. Readers.

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MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4 plug-in hybrid on sale in June 2017

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MINI has officially unveiled the MINI Cooper S E Countryman ALL4, the brand’s first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, as one of the three variants of the new MINI Countryman. This is unique in the segment. Fuel Efficiency Hybrids Plug-ins

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Mercedes-Benz unveiling facelited C-Class at Geneva with new engines, plug-in hybrid versions

Green Car Congress

Alongside the A-Class, the G-Class and the new four-door Mercedes-AMG GT Coupé, Mercedes-Benz will hold the world premiere of the new facelifted C-Class Saloon and Estate models featuring new gasoline and diesel engines, and plug-in hybrid versions.

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Can Honda break through buyer confusion about plug-in hybrids?

Green Car Reports

With the launch of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid sedan, the Chevrolet Volt now has its first serious competition among long-range plug-in hybrids. Honda says it may sell about the same number of plug-in Claritys. Advertising Marketing Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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2018 Mercedes-Benz C350e: plug-in hybrid luxury sedan driven

Green Car Reports

It's been two and a half years since we drove the plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan at its San Francisco launch event. It took a while for the car to go on sale in the U.S., which it did in January 2017. Now we've had a chance to spend a weekend with the Mercedes-Benz C350e and get a sense of what it's like to live with in. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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Ford unveils its first plug-in hybrid vehicle for police and government customers

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Now, the company is introducing a plug-in hybrid vehicle with an all-electric range of 21 miles for police and government customers. kWh battery in 2.5 Customers will be able to order the Special Service Plug-In Hybrid Sedan in December with sales starting next summer.

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BMW will have 25 electric cars, plug-in hybrid models by 2025

Green Car Reports

The last 12 to 18 months have seen a slew of global automakers promising rafts of new plug-in electric vehicles on sale by deadlines set several years into the future. Working to move past its worldwide diesel-emission scandal, for instance, VW Group has promised 30 battery-electric models on sale by 2025—the majority of them likely in. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars plug-in cars Platform Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime vs 2017 Chevrolet Volt: plug-in hybrid video test

Green Car Reports

They're two high-volume plug-in hybrids, but they take different approaches to energy efficiency. The Toyota Prius Prime, new for 2017, is the plug-in version of the world's best-known, and best-selling, hybrid car. Videos Plug-In Hybrids Chevy Volt plug-in cars

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BMW introduces its trio of 7 Series plug-in hybrids

Green Car Congress

BMW has introduced its three 7 Series plug-in hybrid luxury sedans: the 740e iPerformance, 740Le iPerformance, and the 740Le xDrive iPerformance. The electric power consumption of the plug-in hybrid luxury sedans, as calculated in the EU test cycle, stands at 13.3-12.5

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UPS says 50 Workhorse plug-in hybrid trucks cost no more than regular delivery vans

Green Car Reports

Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Commercial vehicle fleet Workhorse Trucks UPSFor almost a decade, commercial-fleet managers have acknowledged that electric truck are much cheaper to run per mile than the diesel equivalents they now use. But justifying the purchase of electric trucks has been a challenge because their upfront costs have been considerably higher. That may now have changed, according to no less a fleet.

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BMW crosses sales of 100,000 plug-in electric cars

Green Car Reports

Almost exactly three years after the European launch of the i3 electric car in November 2013, BMW has reached a notable milestone in its electrification efforts. The German automaker says it has delivered 100,000 plug-in cars over the past three years. That figure encompasses both battery-electric cars and plug-in hybrids. sales Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars BMW i

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Corn Belt Mayor Plugs In

Plugs and Cars

GreenOptions blog reports that Mayor RT Rybak of Minneapolis is now driving a plug-in hybrid. He recognizes that plug-in cars, already cleaner than hybrids or ethanol vehicles and cheaper to fuel, can get even cleaner as the electricity gets greener.

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Plug-in electric car sales for Mar: Leaf beats Bolt EV, plug-in hybrids beat electrics

Green Car Reports

The Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid again took the crown among plug-in electric cars whose makers report monthly sales. A total of 2,132 Volts were sold in March, bringing its three-month sales to 5,563 units, higher than any other car with a plug over the same period. sales Plug-In Hybrids New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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2019 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid gets 25 miles from revised battery

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carmaker to sell a hybrid-electric vehicle, as well as the second to offer a plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsFord was the first U.S. But since 2013, the carmaker hasn't released a single new electrified vehicle—including battery-electric cars as well as the two types of hybrids. Now, Ford has released details of its slightly updated 2019 Ford Fusion.

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Geely/Volvo awards Maxwell Technologies with ultracapacitor subsystem design win for 2020 model year platforms; mild- and plug-in hybrids

Green Car Congress

The partnership focuses on the integration of state-of-the-art ultracapacitors and advanced power conversion electronics into Geely’s global automotive vehicle lineup in support of their fleet electrification strategy. The collaboration kicks off with the inclusion of Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-based peak power subsystem in five mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles which will initially be available in North America and Europe. 48V Batteries Hybrids Plug-ins

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Conference confirms plug-in fever

Plugs and Cars

Once again, a conference on plug-in cars. Coming on the heels of the Google/Brookings event in Washington, D.C., Plug-in 2008 in San Jose, California witnessed a noon-time address by new heavy-weight convert, Andy Grove, former CEO of Intel. One week earlier, former Vice President Al Gore issued his well-received challenge to make the American grid 100% renewable in ten years. No plug?

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Which Honda Clarity would you buy: electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell? Take our poll

Green Car Reports

While the Accord is available as a conventional hybrid, the Clarity sedan will encompass three models: a battery electric with 89-mile range, a 48-mile plug-in hybrid, and a fuel-cell. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) PollsHonda has adopted an unusual strategy with its Clarity, creating a whole new model for its green car, separate from its mainstream midsized sedan, the Accord.

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Electric-car pioneer Paul Scott looks back on 15 years of plugging in

Green Car Reports

was unaware that modern electric cars got their start in California between 1996 and 2002. History EV1 plug-in cars Who Killed the Electric Car? Plug-in AmericaMost of the U.S. Many of the earliest owners and EV advocates from those days remain involved 20 years later, though their names may be familiar only to a small group of activists. One of those people is Paul Scott, who's been part of several important.

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BMW, Mercedes to offer wireless-charging options for plug-in hybrids next year

Green Car Reports

Every one of the modern electric cars on the market for almost seven years requires plugging in a cord to recharge the battery using grid electricity. But soon there will be another option: wireless charging, in which the car is positioned over.

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