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Citroën strengthens plug-in hybrid offering

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Citroën is offering a new, more accessible plug-in hybrid with a new version on the C5 Aircross that combines the 150 hp (110 kW) PureTech gasoline engine with an 81 kW electric engine for a combined power of 180 hp. The C5 Aircross Plug-in Hybrid 180 e-EAT8 complements the 225 e-EAT8 Plug-in Hybrid version, which has been upgraded.

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DOE: light-duty plug-in electrified vehicle sales in US nearly doubled from 2020 to 2021

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Sales of new light-duty plug-in electric vehicles, including all-electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), nearly doubled from 308,000 in 2020 to 608,000 in 2021, according to data gathered by the US Department of Energy (DOE). EV sales accounted for 73% of all plug-in electric vehicle sales in 2021.

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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Available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions, the new Toyota C-HR will also be the first plug-in hybrid passenger car to be produced in Turkey. In addition, TMMT will be Toyota’s first European plant to start producing plug-in hybrid vehicles, and the first to be equipped with a battery production line. market share.

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US plug-in hybrid sales hit a record high in 2023

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Plug-in hybrids reached record sales in 2023, with more than 250,000 vehicles sold, or about 20% of total plug-in vehicle sales, according to the Department of Energy. The combined market share of hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and EVs rose to 16.3%

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Alfa Romeo starts production of its first plug-in hybrid; Tonale offers 30 miles electric range

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Alfa Romeo’s first plug-in hybrid is built at the Giambattista Vico Stellantis plant in Pomigliano d’Arco, Naples, Italy, one of the company’s most advanced production sites. The plug-in hybrid powertrain features a 15.5-kWh Alfa Romeo started retail production for the all-new 2024 Tonale PHEV. Earlier post.) The additional 1.3-liter

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California led nation in plug-in registrations per 1K people in 2022: 27.55

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California led the nation in plug-in vehicle (PEV)— both all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles—registrations in 2022 with 27.55 per thousand people, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). The average for the US was 8.66 registrations per thousand people in 2022. PEV registrations per thousand people.

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2025 Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrids mix in more EV miles

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Porsche hasn’t forgotten about plug-in hybrids. Although the sports-car brand just earlier this month revealed a revamped 2025 Taycan EV that offers more range, better efficiency, and stronger acceleration, and it’s soon rolling out its fully electric Macan SUV, it has a whole suite of other plug-ins on the way.

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