ŠKODA unveiling plug-in hybrid RS concept at Paris

Green Car Congress

ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is unveiling the VISION RS plug-in hybrid concept at the Paris Motor Show. The ŠKODA VISION RS plug-in hybrid drive combines the 1.5-liter TSI engine with an output of 110 kW (150 hp) and an electric motor providing 75 kW (102 hp).

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BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

BMW is the latest automaker to eliminate diesels from its lineup and focus on plug-in hybrids and electric cars. BMW currently sells five plug-in hybrid models. Plug-In HybridsA BMW spokesman told Green Car Reports on Tuesday that it will drop diesels from its lineup for 2019. We're putting all our eggs in the PHEV basket," said BMW spokesman Alexander Schmuck.

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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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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

Green Car Reports

Mercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more electric driving range than previous efforts. Plug-In HybridsIt will arrive late next year and will be based on a redesigned version of the mid-size GLE SUV arriving with gas power next spring. The company didn't release.

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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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FCA announces production Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid in Italy

Green Car Reports

Jeep said Monday that it laid the groundwork to begin production of a plug-in hybrid version of its small Renegade at the factory in southern Italy where it's produced alongside the Fiat 500X. Plug-In HybridsThe model is expected to go on sale in early 2020, though it's not clear whether it is intended for the U.S. Jeep did not immediately respond for comment on.

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Plug in Prius

Electric Cars are for Girls

Waiting for Toyota to build you a plug in Prius? You don't have to wait! Canadian Andrew Bell had his Prius converted for about 4K, including all parts and labor

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Mercedes-Benz plans to expand lineup of more capable plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz announced plans Wednesday improve the range and capability of its plug-in hybrids and to bring the flexible powertrain to more models. It also introduced a new brand name to designate its plug-in hybrid models: EQ Power. Plug-In HybridsThe EQ Power designation will appear alongside the company's new EQ line of all-electric cars in Mercedes.

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Cummins debuts PowerDrive plug-in-hybrid system; both series and parallel capabilities

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unveiled PowerDrive, a suite of plug-in hybrid electric powertrain solutions spanning light-, medium- and heavy-duty applications, at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show. Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-insCummins Inc.

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Mercedes-Benz bringing series of 3rd-generation plug-in hybrids to market; EQ Power, gasoline or diesel; C-, E- and S-Class

Green Car Congress

Mercedes-Benz is delivering the first new third-generation plug-in hybrids—labelled EQ Power—to customers now and over the coming months. kWh/100 km) is an example of third-generation plug-in-hybrid technology from Mercedes-Benz. Diesel Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

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Peugeot presents its plug-in hybrid gasoline systems for 3008 and 508

Green Car Congress

Peugeot is introducing gasoline plug-in hybrid systems for the Peugeot 3008 and 508 and 508 SW engines. The PureTech engine is combined with the new e-EAT8 8-speed automatic transmission (Electric Efficient Automatic Transmission - 8 speeds), specific to Peugeot PLUG-IN HYBRID engines.

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New 7th Gen of BMW 3 Series also to have plug-in hybrid option

Green Car Congress

Over the course of the year, an ultra-sporty BMW M Performance version and an extremely efficient model with plug-in hybrid drive system will be added to the range. The current 3 Series also offers a plug-in hybrid, the 330e. Hybrids Plug-ins

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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. Their own customer polling a long time ago showed a plug was at the top of Prius drivers' wish lists.

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Plug Power develops new hydrogen filling robot

Green Car Reports

Filling up with hydrogen is not as easy as filling up with gas or plugging in an electric car—at least it's not yet. To make it easier—and importantly, cheaper for businesses—Plug Power, a New York fuel-cell company, has developed a new robotic hydrogen filling station. The system is designed to work in warehouses where

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BMW introducing new X5 plug-in hybrid in Europe in 2019, US in 2020

Green Car Congress

The BMW X5 xDrive40e, introduced in 2015, was the first plug-in hybrid production car from the BMW core brand. BMW will introduce a new X5 plug-in hybrid, the BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance, in Europe in 2019, to be followed by a US model in 2020. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-ins

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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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@LATimes This Is A Declaration Of Independence #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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BMW recalls chargers for 2018, 2019 plug-in models

Green Car Reports

BMW issued a recall for the charge cords of virtually all the 2018 and 2019 plug-in vehicles it has built for sale in the U.S. According to the recall notice on the NHTSA's website, capacitors in the charge cords could fail, resulting in a shock hazard or a fire. DON'T MISS: Ford recalls Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi charge cords

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid price drops by $1,350

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid may cost car shoppers less, the company announced last week. The Sonata Plug-in. Plug-In Hybrids PricingThe price drop on base models will save buyers $1,350 on 2018 models, which should help the car attract more customers. It comes in the same two trim levels as before. Base models will start at $33,350, including destination.

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Top five plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

Green Cars News

Plug-in hybrid’s rode the crest of a wave of popularity last year, but with the government announcing plug-in hybrid vehicles will no longer be eligible for its grant of £2,500, they may cost a little more soon

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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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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.

2017 68

Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

Green Car Reports

Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were the Chevrolet Bolt EV, with 3,949 sales from July to September, and the Nissan Leaf just behind with 3,767 for the quarter. By comparison, Tesla announced it sold 55,843. sales

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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 carsAbout 25,000 second-generation Volts were sold last year, and this year's number will be about 20,000. On a media drive last.

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

Green Car Reports

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 iAlmost 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. DON'T MISS: New 2017.

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2019 Lincoln Aviator crossover to include plug-in hybrid version

Green Car Reports

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. 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.

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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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FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to build power electronics module for first plug-in hybrid Jeep

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FCA US has awarded the production of the power electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to its Toledo Machining Plant. Manufacturing Plug-ins Power Electronics

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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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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 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. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsIt 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.

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How Much Do Plug-In Hybrids Plug In? Volt Has Most Electric Miles, Data Shows

Green Car Reports

It's one of the big unknowns about plug-in hybrids: How much do they actually get plugged in? Battery-electric cars have to plug in to remain usable, but plug-in hybrids and range-extended electric vehicles don't. And while some makers--most notably Chevrolet and Ford--happily release data showing that their drivers plug in more than expected. Plug-In Hybrids Department of Energy U.S. DOE plug-in cars Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

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Plug-in hybrid next-generation Mini Countryman teased before launch

Green Car Reports

The next generation Mini Countryman crossover utility vehicle will be the brand's first model to offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain. Its parent company BMW has released teaser images confirming an upcoming production plug-in hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars MINI Countryman plug-in carsWhile it did not specifically say the model was a Countryman, the camouflaged prototype being driven by Mini.

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

Green Car Congress

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). By the end of 2012 there were 11 different plug-in models available, and by September of 2016 there were 27 different models.

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Toyota Plug In

Plug In Partners

Here's the story from the LA Times: Toyota promises plug-in hybrid vehicle in U.S., Japan and Europe by 2010 By Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press June 11, 2008 TOKYO -- Toyota is introducing a plug-in hybrid with next-generation lithium-ion batteries in the U.S.,

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BMW 530e next-generation plug-in hybrid sedan: photos, details

Green Car Reports

But while BMW currently offers plug-in hybrid versions of those two sedans, it doesn't yet do so with the 5-Series (although it did show one several years ago as part of a Chinese joint venture). Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsThe BMW 5-Series has always slotted between the Bavarian maker's high-volume 3-Series and full-size 7-Series in size and price.

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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. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Honda Clarity Plug-In HybridHonda says it will go on sale December 1, and it will be offered at all Honda dealers in the U.S. That means that for the first time, U.S. buyers can choose between two.

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California removes limit on carpool access for plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

Of California's many incentives for green cars, one of the most popular is solo access to the state's carpool lanes for drivers of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and certain other vehicles. carpool Plug-In Hybrids California incentives plug-in cars transportation policyBut while California will distribute an unlimited number of "white stickers" for electric cars—as well as vehicles using hydrogen fuel cells and.

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Plug-in Manufacturers Grow

Plug In Partners

more A nd here is the announcement from Hyundai as reported in Wired : Hyundai Going Electric With Hybrids and Plug-Ins By Keith Barry September 01, 2008 Hyundai's been making so many announcements about electric vehicles and hybrids lately you'd think it was ZAP.

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover plug-in hybrid pricing starts at $96,145

Green Car Reports

As we learned yesterday, that lineup will include plug-in hybrid and electric versions of its small Evoque crossover SUV. Now the company has released pricing for its largest, most luxurious plug-in hybrid, the Range Rover P400e. Plug-In HybridsBy 2024, Land Rover will have a whole new lineup of hybrid and electric luxury SUVs. Both will join the Range Rover.

Plug in Prius 2

Electric Cars are for Girls

Waiting for Toyota to build you a plug in Prius? Canadian Andrew Bell had his Prius converted for about 4K, including all parts and labor. Part 2 of interview

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How many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid? Readers respond

Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports readers and Twitter followers are clearly fired up when it comes to plug-in hybrids. When we asked in last week's Twitter poll how many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid, we got two to three times our usual responses. We asked the question because plug-in hybrids come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and capabilities. plug-in cars Polls

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