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 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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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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Plug-in models nearing 1 of 10 new-vehicle sales in California

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Plug-in vehicles—including battery-electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and hydrogen fuel-cell cars—are nearing one in 10 new-car sales in California, according to a periodic update from industry group Veloz, referring to the latest data from the state. Plug-In Hybrids

Plug Power and BAE Systems enter strategic partnership on hydrogen fuel cell buses

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Plug Power Inc. Under the framework, Plug Power and BAE Systems will collaborate to supply zero-emissions powertrains to heavy-duty transit bus OEMs in North America integrating Plug Power’s ProGen fuel cell engines into BAE Systems’ smart electric drive systems, as well as provide hydrogen and refueling infrastructure to end-customers use points. —Plug Power CEO Andy Marsh.

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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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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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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Plug Power invited to submit Part II Application for proposed $520M DOE loan guarantee for green hydrogen production network

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Plug Power Inc. Plug Power says it will work closely with the DOE to fulfill the requirements of Part II of the application process. Plug Power is building a 500-ton green hydrogen network by 2025 and the DOE loan guarantee supports the first phase of the company’s buildout.

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Best plug-in vehicle deals: Toyota Prius Prime, Hyundai Kona Electric, Nissan Leaf, and more

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April is shaping up to be a good month to buy an electric car or plug-in hybrid, with several good deals spotted by CarsDirect. Plug-In Hybrids

Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is still flying off dealer lots—faster than Mach-E

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The Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is doing quite well in that area. Plug-In HybridsAn important metric for car sales is the average time a given model spends on dealer lots.

Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid on track for 2021 release

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The Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid is an intriguing product that ties one of Ford’s best-selling models to the future of the brand, which is best represented by the electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. Plug-In Hybrids

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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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Europe considers ending the plug-in hybrid era early: Are PHEVs already obsolete?

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Some automakers aim to use plug-in hybrids as a bridge to all-electric cars, but tougher European regulations might put an end to that sooner than expected, according to a Reuters report. Plug-In Hybrids

T&E study finds plug-in hybrids show higher CO2 emissions than claimed

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Three of the most popular plug-in hybrids in 2020 all emitted more CO 2 than advertised when tested in the real world, according to tests commissioned by European environmental NGO Transport & Environment (T&E). Climate Change Emissions Hybrids Plug-ins

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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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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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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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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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2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US. Joining the flagship sedan model line, the Audi A8 TFSI e serves as the first plug-in hybrid variant of the A8. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Volkswagen introduces Touareg R plug-in hybrid model

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Volkswagen’s top-of-the-range model Touareg now also features a plug-in hybrid drive. The Touareg R is the third plug-in hybrid model in Volkswagen’s European product line, following the Golf and Passat. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Off-road lift kit for Jeep Wrangler 4xe is a plug-in hybrid first

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Designed to raise the height of the body to increase clearance for off-roading, this is the first lift kit offered for a plug-in hybrid and, to the best of our knowledge—not. Plug-In Hybrids

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VW Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake available with plug-in hybrid drive

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Volkswagen’s new Arteon and Arteon Shooting Brake are available in Europe as plug-in hybrid models. Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle Manufacturers

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Volkswagen to offer refreshed Tiguan with new plug-in hybrid powertrain in Europe

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Volkswagen will unveil a refreshed Tiguan SUV later in 2020, featuring new front and rear styling, a redesigned interior and new powertrains, including a plug-in hybrid version for the European market. In October 2019, Volkswagen added a plug-in hybrid drivetrain for the Chinese model.

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Volkswagen begins presales of Touareg eHybrid and Touareg R plug-in hybrids

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The Touareg is now available to order in two different plug-in hybrid versions: the Touareg eHybrid and the Touareg R. Plug-in hybrid models are suited for the typical usage patterns of car drivers. Hybrids Plug-insVolkswagen is ramping up its hybrid offensive.

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Market launch of BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid

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With the market launch of the new BMW X5 xDrive45e ( earlier post ), the drive portfolio of the Sporty Activity Vehicle (SAV) is now being expanded to include a plug-hybrid system. Consistent progress in the area of plug-hybrid drive has produced a system output now increased to 290 kW/394 hp, a tangible enhancement in terms of electrically powered range and a significant reduction in fuel consumption and CO 2 levels as compared to the predecessor model. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Volkswagen offering first plug-in hybrid drive for the Arteon product line

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Volkswagen will offer a plug-in hybrid drive generating 160 kW (218 PS) for the updated Arteon product line for the first time, in addition to offering TSI (gasoline) and (in some markets) TDI (diesel) options. Autonomous driving Driver Assistance Systems Hybrids Plug-ins

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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. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins Sales

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Plug Power introduces new fuel-cell system for heavy-duty on-road applications

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Plug Power Inc. The new ProGen product expands Plug Power’s market reach into heavy-duty on and off-road applications that include Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks, transit buses and various port applications. Plug Power ProGen units are designed to be plug-and-play complete fuel cell systems.

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2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid rated for 22 electric miles

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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe may have unprecedented off-road capability for a plug-in hybrid, but it falls short on electric range. That's 3 miles short of what Jeep estimated when the plug-in hybrid SUV was unveiled last year. Plug-In Hybrids

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Hyundai launches new Tucson with short & long wheelbases, ICE, hybrid & plug-in hybrid powertrains

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It offers roominess, state-of-the-art digital experiences and an array of powertrains, including internal combustion, hybrid and plug-in hybrid. Hybrids Plug-insHyundai Motor Company launched the all-new Hyundai Tucson.

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Volvo Quadrupled Plug-In Electric Car Sales In April 2021

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Every fourth new Volvo is a plug-in

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Ford delays Escape Plug-In Hybrid deliveries to 2021

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deliveries of the 2021 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid have been delayed to 2021, due partly to the European recall of the Ford plug-in hybrid over fire concerns, according to a Bloomberg report. Plug-In HybridsFirst U.S.

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Half of plug-in vehicles in the US in 2019 were mid-size cars

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Half of all plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on the road in the US in 2019 were mid-size cars. Source: Argonne National Laboratory, Assessment of Light-Duty Plug-In Electric Vehicles in the United States, 2010 – 2019 , June 2020. Electric (Battery) Market Background Plug-ins SalesHowever, PEVs are available in size classes ranging from two-seaters to minivans. Together, compact cars and large cars accounted for nearly 30% of the PEV population.

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DOE: plug-in vehicles in US displaced 323M gallons of gasoline in 2018; ~0.25%

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In 2018, plug-in light-duty vehicles on the road displaced 323 million gallons of gasoline—about one quarter of a percent of all gasoline used in the United States, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). Gasoline displacement from plug-in vehicles is about 42% more than it was in. Market Background Plug-ins

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Stellantis Reveals Plug-In Hydrogen Fuel Cell Van

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The company intends to offer plug-in FCVs

New Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid with Gen 4 hybrid technology delivers EPA-estimated 100 MPGe combined, 37 miles AER

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The new Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid, with a fourth-generation technology system, offers a best-in-class EPA-estimated economy rating of 100 MPGe combined and an EPA-estimated 37 miles of all-electric driving range. The Escape Plug-In Hybrid starts under $35,000 MSRP.

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Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

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Benz Cars is introducing plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label in the A- and B-Class. The company aims to extend its plug-in offering to more than 20 model variants by 2020. This means that the compact plug-in hybrids can be charged at a 7.4 Because the compact vehicles use third-generation plug-in technology, all of their functions are also available. A-Class plug-in hybrid. Hybrids Plug-insMercedes?Benz

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Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. Combining zero-emission driving capability and no range anxiety, the first-in-class Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van can be charged with grid electricity for a pure electric NEDC driving range of up to 56 km (35 miles). The Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid’s front wheels are driven exclusively by a 92.9 Tourneo Custom Plug-In Hybrid.

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2021 Volvo plug-in hybrid models get a big price reduction

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Prices for 2021 Volvo plug-in hybrid models—nearly rebadged Recharge T8, or Recharge Plug-In Hybrid—are substantially lower than 2020 models, according to an early order guide obtained by CarsDirect. Plug-In Hybrids

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2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid goes 32 miles on a charge

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The 2022 Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid will have 32 miles of electric range when it goes on sale later this year, Hyundai confirmed Tuesday in a press release. Plug-In Hybrids

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BMW launches plug-in hybrid variant of X3; updates to other PHEVs

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At the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, BMW announced the market launch of a plug-in hybrid variant of the globally popular BMW X3. This makes it the first model of the brand to be offered with both a conventional combustion engine and a plug-in hybrid system—with the addition of a purely electrically powered version in 2020. The plug-in hybrid system in the BMW X3 xDrive30e consists of a 4-cylinder gasoline engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and an electric motor.

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Plug-in hybrid model now tops the Porsche Cayenne range

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Porsche’s Cayenne range follows the Panamera series ( earlier post ) in now featuring a plug-in hybrid as its new flagship model. Hybrids Plug-insCayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupé, Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid, 2019. The Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid and the Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupé draw their system output of 500 kW from the intelligent interaction of a four-liter V8 engine (404 kW/550 PS) and an electric motor integrated into the eight-speed Tiptronic S transmission (100 kW/136 PS).