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Will plug-in hybrids be plugged in, or will they add oil demand?

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Plug-in hybrids might add to oil consumption estimates, says BNEF New EPA guidelines might give plug-in hybrids a pass, if drivers don't plug them in Meanwhile, automakers have softened their battery-electric sales targets The global fleet of internal-combustion vehicles will peak in 2025, but plug-in hybrids may determine whether this leads to.

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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. GM is the first OEM to introduce a Plug and Charge feature to the company’s existing and future EVs that is designed to work on multiple, public networks in North America.

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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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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.

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Plug and Nikola partner; hydrogen supply, liquefaction and up to 75 Nikola Tre fuel cell trucks

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Plug Power, a provider of turnkey hydrogen solutions for the global green hydrogen economy, and Nikola Corporation, a developer of zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, have entered a strategic relationship focused on moving the hydrogen economy forward. Availability is expected to be 2H 2023.

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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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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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