GM adding Plug and Charge

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GM is expanding its existing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. Plug and Charge streamlines the EV charging process for customers.

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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).

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Plug Power to supply green hydrogen to Amazon

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Plug Power signed a hydrogen supply deal with Amazon to provide liquid green hydrogen starting in 2025 to help decarbonize Amazon’s operations as part of its commitment to be net-zero carbon by 2040. Specifically, Amazon and Plug have signed a deal for Plug to supply 10,950 tons per year of liquid green hydrogen to fuel Amazon operations. Using Plug’s electrolyzers, liquefaction capabilities and cryogenic tankers, Plug will deliver hydrogen to Amazon beginning Jan.

BMW adding two plug-in hybrid variants to 7 Series range; first use of pre-gearing stage

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BMW is adding two plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variants to the new BMW 7 Series range, including the first BMW M model in the range. The electric motor fitted in the two models features the latest generation of BMW eDrive technology for plug-in hybrid models.

BMW introduces 683 hp XM Plug-in Hybrid SUV

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A plug-in hybrid system comprising a V8 petrol engine and an exceptionally powerful electric motor endows the BMW XM with captivating dynamic prowess. Electric Car News Plug-in Hybrids bmw BMW M BMW XM BMW XM PHEV BMW XM Plug-in Hybrid XM XM PHEV XM Plug-in Hybrid

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Hyundai adds 2022 Tucson Plug-In Hybrid and N Line models

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Hyundai is adding Plug-in Hybrid and N Line models to its 2022 Tucson line-up. Tucson N Line and Plug-in Hybrid SUV models will be produced in Ulsan, Korea and be available spring and summer, respectively. 2022 Tucson Plug-in Hybrid. Shared plug-in hybrid and hybrid technologies.

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Jeep adds plug-in hybrid value with Wrangler Willys 4xe, Grand Cherokee 4xe special edition

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At the 2022 Detroit auto show on Wednesday, Jeep introduced two additions to its 4xe plug-in hybrid family. While they don’t shake up the efficiency, plug-in range, or performance significantly, if at all, they both provide a little more value. Plug-In Hybrids

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Mercedes launches new plug-in hybrid S 580 e; Gen4 hybrid system, 100 km electric range

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Mercedes-Benz is launching the new S 580 e plug-in hybrid, with which the fourth generation of the hybrid drive system is celebrating its premiere in the S-Class. The plug-in hybrid is available to order, in both short and long wheelbase versions, with price starting at €123,736 (US$146,000).

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans deploys 6 plug-in hybrid pickups from XL Fleet

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In order to advance its fleet electrification and emissions reduction goals, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has deployed six new XL plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks to its fleet. Fleets Hybrids Plug-ins

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Plug Power & Gaussin collaborate on hydrogen-powered logistics vehicles

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Plug Power Inc., Integrated solutions, ranging from ProGen-powered Gaussin terminal tractors to automated guided vehicles, will use green hydrogen produced by Plug Power’s PEM electrolyzer solution.

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2023 Kia Sportage Plug-In Hybrid priced just under $40,000, goes 34 electric miles

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Pricing for the Kia Sportage Plug-in Hybrid has been released—just in the nick of time for buyers of this model to no longer qualify for the federal EV tax credit. Plug-In Hybrids

Road Test: 2022 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid

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But with the 2022 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) we obliterated the “official” number in our real world driving. 2 of 3 Niros can plug in. Small badges identify the Niro PHEV as a plug-in hybrid. The EPA 46 MPG Is Only the Start.

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Plug selected by NFE for 120 MW green hydrogen plant on Gulf Coast

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Plug Power, a leading provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, has entered an agreement with New Fortress Energy Inc. Expected to be one of the largest of its kind in North America, the facility will leverage Plug’s proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolysis technology and enable the production of more than 50 tons per day (TPD) of green hydrogen. In May 2022, Plug secured the world’s largest electrolyzer order to date with H2 Energy Europe.

Preview: Dodge Hornet R/T plug-in hybrid stings with 30-mile electric range, muscle-car cues

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The Hornet will be offered as an R/T plug-in hybrid or GT model with a more powerful gasoline engine, and according to the company, it’s. Plug-In Hybrids

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Mitsubishi unveils ASX Plug-in Hybrid SUV for European Market

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Based on the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance CMF-B platform, the new ASX is a compact SUV supplied […] The post Mitsubishi unveils ASX Plug-in Hybrid SUV for European Market appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

XL Fleet partnering with Curbtender to develop all-electric and plug-in hybrid refuse trucks

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Under the terms of the agreement, XL Fleet and Curbtender will jointly develop a series of battery electric (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) commercial trucks for use in waste management applications. Electric (Battery) Fleets Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-insXL Fleet Corp.

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Mopar introduces new at-home plug-in wall chargers for Jeep 4xe models and Chrysler Pacifica

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Mopar has introduced new, Wi-Fi-capable, Level 2 (240-volt) charging units for at-home charging for Jeep 4xe and Chrysler plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. The all-new 2022 Grand Cherokee 4xe is the first Grand Cherokee to offer plug-in hybrid capability.

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Plug-in hybrid sales stumble in Europe: Do they have a better chance in the US?

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Plug-in hybrid sales are stumbling in Europe, once an important market, as demand for all-electric vehicles rises, according to a recent Automotive News Europe report. But plug-in hybrids seem to be faring better in the United States. Plug-In Hybrids

Plug & Charge now also available for Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids

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The electric luxury model EQS and the business saloon EQE kicked things off – now Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids of the current generation are also being equipped with Plug & Charge in combination with the Mercedes me connect service, Mercedes me Charge.

Plug-in hybrid sales surprise: Jeep Wrangler 4xe outsells RAV4 Prime

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The Jeep Wrangler 4xe outsold all other plug-in hybrids in the United States in the first quarter of 2022. Jeep sold 8,346 Wrangler plug-in hybrids in Q1 2022, accounting for 18% of Wrangler sales, parent Stellantis said in a press release announcing its sales results. Plug-In Hybrids

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High-mpg Hyundai Ioniq plug-in and hybrid versions are going away, as Ioniq goes all-EV

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With production due to end in South Korea in July, hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Hyundai Ioniq hatchback will soon be discontinued, Hyundai Motor Company confirmed on Monday. While the hybrid and plug-in hybrid remained available for the 2022 model.

BMW Group introduces Plug & Charge function

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From mid-2023, a Plug&Charge function will be available in the first BMW models, enabling customers to charge electricity at public charging points without having to use a charging card or […] The post BMW Group introduces Plug & Charge function appeared first on Electric Cars Report.

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EV tax credit consequence: Plug-in vehicle lease prices are soaring

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Some shoppers for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are encountering severe sticker shock this weekend in monthly lease numbers. Plug-In Hybrids incentives

Review: 2022 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid lacks Lightning allure

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Ford knows plug-in hybrids well. Nearly a decade ago it offered a smart set of Energi models proving that drivers were eager to plug in. Plug-In Hybrids

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With bigger battery, Volvo plug-in hybrids may soon go up to 41 electric miles

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Volvo is giving its plug-in hybrids a powertrain overhaul for the 2022 model year, yielding more electric range. Plug-In Hybrids

Plug In America Unplugs

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Dealers Pressure Plug In America to Back Away From Direct Sales Plug In America (PIA) has up until now played an important advocacy role in the effort to pass SB 127 in Connecticut and similar.

Plug-in hybrids top 20% of Volvo's US sales

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Volvo's plug-in hybrids are steadily gaining market share. As part of its monthly sales recap, the automaker announced Monday that plug-in hybrids accounted for 20.8% The number was even higher in California, where plug-in hybrids accounted for 47.7% Plug-In Hybrids

Volkswagen to introduce Touareg R plug-in hybrid at Geneva

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Volkswagen will introduce the new Touareg R with a plug-in hybrid drive at the Geneva Motor Show (5 to 15 March 2020). This Volkswagen model is also the first plug-in hybrid SUV available with Trailer Assist—an assistance system for automated maneuvering with a trailer.

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75% of plug-in vehicles sold in the US in 2018 were made in the US

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For every year except 2011, the United States has produced the majority of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) sold in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). Source: Argonne National Laboratory, Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010–2018, ANL/ESD-19/2, March 2019. PEVs include both all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Sales

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DOE: Plug-in vehicles’ share of new LDV sales in Europe more than tripled in 2020 to hit 10.5%

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Although overall light-duty vehicle sales were down in 2020 due to the pandemic, plug-in vehicle sales bucked that trend and saw growth in many markets. This was especially evident in Europe where the share of plug-in vehicle sales more than tripled, reaching 10.5%

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Backseat fires prompt recall replay for Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid

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Back seat of your 2017 or 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid or Plug-In Hybrid warming passengers’ buns? Plug-In HybridsNo, they haven’t discovered a hidden feature. You’ll want to get that looked at right away—and it’s part of a new recall announced Friday.

Mercedes-Benz adding three plug-in hybrid variants to GLC range

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Mercedes-Benz is adding two plug-in hybrid models complete the range of the brand’s successful SUV family: the GLC 300 e 4MATIC priced from 71,471.40

Toyota's Powerwall alternative is designed to work with solar, plug-in hybrids

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Plug-In Hybrids charging solarToyota on Thursday unveiled a home battery energy storage system similar in concept to Tesla's Powerwall.

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Review: 2023 Lexus RX 450h+ plug-in hybrid falls short of prime mover

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Plug-In HybridsThe Lexus RX mid-size crossover is the mainstay of Toyota’s luxury brand in the U.S. and the brand’s longtime bestseller.

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SK E&S, SK Plug Hyverse partner with Korea South-East Power for green hydrogen & green ammonia production

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SK E&S and SK Plug Hyverse—a joint venture (JV) formed in January of this year by SK E&S and Plug Power—will work with Korea Southeast Power Generation (KOEN) to cooperate with green hydrogen and green ammonia projects based on renewable energy resources in Korea and abroad. Based on 40 years of experience in PEM electrolyzer technologies and track records of supplying to NASA and US Navy, Plug is the leader in the global PEM electrolyzer markets.

Plug to build large-scale green hydrogen generation plant at port of Antwerp-Bruges

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Plug Power Inc. Plug signed a 30-year concession agreement to build the plant at the Belgian port, the second-largest in Europe. Plug will produce up to 12,500 tons per year of liquid and gaseous green hydrogen for the European market.

Toyota Chief Scientist Pratt makes the case for hybrids and plug-ins

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Batteries Electric (Battery) Emissions Hybrids Lifecycle analysis Market Background Plug-insIn a post published on Medium, Gill Pratt, Toyota Motor Corporation’s Chief Scientist and the CEO of Toyota Research Institute, explains why he is not a proponent of ditching ICE and switching to only BEVs as soon as possible.

Volvo Cars global sales up by 43% in May; plug-ins accounted for 23.7% globally

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Sales of the Recharge line-up of chargeable models, with a fully electric or plug-in hybrid powertrain, remained strong in Europe during the month of May, and represented 40% of the company’s overall sales in the region. Electric (Battery) Market Background Plug-ins SalesVolvo Cars achieved its eleventh consecutive month of sales growth as the company’s global sales increased by 43% in May, compared with the same month last year.

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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 The share of electricity consumption from all-electric vehicles (EV) increased compared to the electricity consumption from plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). Electricity consumption of US plug-in EVs, 2010-2018. Electric (Battery) Market Background Plug-ins

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Tesla Model Y leads Europe EV sales, plug-ins reach one in five cars sold

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Latest data from Europe shows plug-in electric vehicles make up 20% of all new car sales, despite continued struggles across all segments. The post Tesla Model Y leads Europe EV sales, plug-ins reach one in five cars sold appeared first on The Driven.

Audi offering plug-in hybrid version of A6 Avant wagon

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Audi is offering its successful full-size station wagon A6 Avant as a plug-in hybrid: The new A6 Avant 55 TFSI e quattro has a system output of 270 kW (367 PS) (combined fuel consumption 2.1–1.9 In electric-only mode, the plug-in hybrid can reach a speed of up to 135 km/h (83.9

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Report: Plug-in hybrids are polluting more than claimed

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Real-world emissions of plug-in hybrids on European roads are significantly higher than automakers claim, according to a report released earlier this month by the environmental group Transport & Environment. Plug-In Hybrids

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Market share of plug-in vehicles in China has more than quadrupled from 2015 to 2019

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From 2015 to 2019, the market share of plug-in vehicles in China more than quadrupled, reaching 5.1% During that same period, Europe saw its plug-in vehicle sales share reach 3.0%. In the US, plug-in vehicle market share in the United States rose from 0.7%

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