How will VW price its next-generation electric vehicles? Think TDI

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Pricing MEB architectureVolkswagen says that it aims to make “electric vehicles for millions, not millionaires” with its next-generation EVs. While that’s a clever tagline, what ultimately will matter to many households who want a new electric vehicle in the driveway is whether they can afford one of those models. Speaking at an event last month.

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Lexus lowers hybrid prices to reduce premium over gasoline substantially

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DON'T MISS: 2018 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid three-row SUV priced from $51,600 At their peak about five years ago, hybrids. Pricing Fuel Economy PricesGas is cheap in the U.S. and has been for years. Hybrids are no longer a cutting-edge or cool technology; they're just another powertrain. The result is that hybrids have been quietly ebbing as a proportion of total vehicle sales.

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How crude-oil prices influence gasoline prices

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Thus, the price of crude oil should have a strong influence on the price of gasoline. However, the retail price of gasoline includes other costs as well. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that in the United States from 2008 to 2017, crude oil represented only 61% of the retail price of gasoline. Gasoline prices are also influenced by gasoline demand relative to gasoline supply. by Michael Sivak.

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

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

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2017 Chevy Bolt EV price: electric car starts at $37,495 before incentives (as promised)

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will carry a price of $37,495 for the base LT trim level, including the mandatory destination charge, before incentives. Pricing plug-in cars Prices EPA RatingsThe Bolt EV Premier model, which will include standard DC fast charging, starts at $40,905 before incentives. The Premier trim includes front and rear heated and leather-appointed seats, a.

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2017 Honda Fit priced, unchanged

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Pricing starts at $16,825 (including destination) for a base LX model with a six-speed manual transmission. Pricing subcompactThe 2017 Honda Fit hatchback went on sale in the U.S. last week with only minor changes. In addition to the manual transmission, a CVT automatic is optional on the LX and mid-level EX model, and mandatory on the top EX-L trim level. DON'T.

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Tesla Model 3 prices: reader makes his guesses, via spreadsheet

Green Car Reports

Pricing Tesla Motors plug-in cars Prices Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3Since more than 350,000 people around the world put down $1,000 deposits to reserve a place in line, the Tesla Model 3 electric car has assumed larger-than-life status. Its maker, Silicon Valley-based Tesla Motors, recently reaffirmed that series production will start in July and that Model 3 deliveries will begin in the second half of the year.

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How low do prices for 200-mile electric cars have to go for success? Poll results

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And despite some makers' absorbing losses on the earliest cars, that means they sell for prices higher than those of similarly sized vehicles with combustion engines. incentives Pricing tax credit plug-in cars Prices PollsOne of the challenges of making and selling electric cars is that their batteries are still expensive.

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$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

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Now Cadillac's head marketer has admitted that pricing the compact-sized coupe at $75,000 was. Pricing plug-in cars Prices Range-Extended Electric VehicleThe Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the car, which went on sale in December 2013 as the 2014 Cadillac ELR.

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2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced From $33,995, Or $1,195 Lower Than 2015 Volt

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will be priced from $33,995 when it goes on sale sometime this fall, a GM executive said this morning. The price, which includes delivery, is $1,175 lower than that of the outgoing 2015 Volt. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars PricesThe old Volt lacks the 50-mile range, 41-mpg fuel efficiency, and fifth "seating position" of the 2016 version. DON'T.

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Lucid Air priced slightly below Tesla Model S at $60,000

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The Lucid Air electric car will be available in a base model with less power and a lower range than the high-end model unveiled last year, but at a much lower price. That means the true base price will. Pricing plug-in cars Lucid MotorsA Lucid Motors press release confirmed the Air base model will start at $52,500, after the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars is applied.

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2015 Chevrolet Spark EV Price Cut To $25,995; $139 Lease, No Money Down

Green Car Reports

The suggested retail price of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car will be cut by $1,650, to $25,995, GM announced today. Chevrolet''s chief global marketing officer, Tim Mahoney, announced the price cut today in a luncheon speech at the Washington Automotive Press Association. California incentives Pricing plug-in cars Prices Maryland Chevy Spark Spark EV compliance car Oregon

2015 83

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

Green Car Reports

Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVBefore any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at.

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Jeep Wrangler pricing and specs announced

Green Cars News

Full details and pricing of the new Jeep Wrangler have been revealed ahead of its launch on 13 October

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What is the maximum electric-car price for mass-market success? Poll results

Green Car Reports

A few weeks ago, we asked our Twitter followers how low electric-car prices would have to go for them to succeed in the market. The answers were revealing, because the sweet spot seemed to be around $25,000, the price chosen by half the respondents. Pricing plug-in cars PollsAnother quarter of the survey participants chose $30,000 (not so coincidentally, the effective.

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2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Price To Start At $29,270

Green Car Reports

That base price--which includes a $900 destination charge--buys a RAV4 Hybrid XLE, one step up from the base LE trim level offered on gasoline models. Green PricingThe 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will start at $29,270, and will be offered in only two of the four trim levels available for its gasoline counterpart. Toyota also skipped the SE trim level for the.

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2019 Chevy Volt gets higher prices with more equipment

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Now, CarsDirect has learned how much those features will add to the price. The price of the base Volt LT model will go up $300 to $34,395, including destination and before any applicable federal or state tax breaks. In June, we heard that the 2019 Chevrolet Volt will come with a faster charger and more luxury features. The top-level Volt Premier. Plug-In Hybrids

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2016 Mazda CX-3 Small Crossover Price Starts At $20,000

Green Car Reports

That price (which includes the $880 destination charge) buys a base Sport model with front-wheel drive. Pricing subcompact SKYACTIVThe 2016 Mazda CX-3 small crossover will start at $20,840 when it goes on sale in the U.S. this fall. All-wheel drive is available on all models for an additional $1,250. DON'T MISS: 2016 Mazda CX-3 Details, Live Photos, Video: Small Crossover.

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VW electric car pricing, Tesla software update, and electric motor recycling: Today's Car News

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Volkswagen's upcoming electric cars won't feature big price tags. When it comes to pricing, Volkswagen Magnets from hard drives could end up in electric vehicles' motors. Tesla rolls out its Version 9 software. And we ask where readers would like to see more public charging options in a new Twitter poll. All of this and more on Green Car Reports.

2018 63

2016 Chevy Volt In Pre-Production; Prices To Come Next Month

Green Car Reports

Plug-In Hybrids Pricing Chevy Volt plug-in cars Prices The 2016 Chevrolet Volt was officially unveiled at January''s Detroit Auto Show, so there won''t be a lot of focus on the new plug-in hybrid with the 50-mile range at this week''s New York Auto Show. Instead, it''ll be all about the new 2016 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedan, including the new Malibu Hybrid model that uses an adapted version of the Voltec.

2015 73

The Fed Is Driving Down Oil Prices

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dollar to go up, which is putting downward pressure on prices,” Phil Flynn, analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago, told Reuters. dollar is one important variable influencing oil prices. Some governments are desperate to shield their economies from higher prices.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

Green Car Reports

showrooms, and we now have pricing information for two of them. car buying Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in carsThe 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric. Those models are just now beginning to hit U.S. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats.

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VW intends to price its ID electric car five-door hatchback aggressively

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Future Cars Pricing VW Group plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Volkswagen intends to take on the growing global electric-car market in an aggressive way, given the automaker's range of I.D. electric-vehicle concepts over the last couple of years. While a complete portfolio of electric cars will eventually find their way into production, the first high-volume electric Volkswagen will be a production version of.

2017 62

Half of car buyers hate haggling, but Lexus dealers resist fixed prices

Green Car Reports

Lexus is about one month away from launching a test of no-haggle pricing at dealerships, which it hopes will entice more buyers. car buying dealers Pricing no-haggle pricingIt's a move that may be viewed favorably by consumers, but it's already meeting resistance from Lexus dealers. A recent survey by car-buying website Autotrader found that as many as 44 percent of consumers don't want to.

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Hyundai cuts $500 off Sonata Hybrid price

Green Car Reports

Hyundai has reduced prices on the 2018 Sonata Hybrid, in an effort to sell more of them. The $500 price cut makes the car one of the most affordable midsized hybrids on the market, according to an analysis by Green Car Reports sister site CarsDirect.com. Only the Ford Fusion Hybrid and the Honda Accord Hybrid cost less. CHECK OUT: 2018 hyundai

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Oil prices could double by 2020, boosting electric car sales

Green Car Reports

Despite short term peaks and valleys, and a recent agreement by OPEC to ease production restrictions, the overall trend in oil prices is on the rise. That's the conclusion of Bernstein research, an investment research company, which forecast last week that oil could hit $150 a barrel by 2020, just a couple of years from now, according to an.

2018 63

Gasoline Prices: Pinned to the Pump!

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Gasoline prices affect EV drivers, too. A bit about oil addiction and how driving electric cars can free us from dependency

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Strong Dollar Could Cap Oil Prices

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dollar poses an obstacle to further gains in oil prices. As Reuters points out , in dollar terms the price of Brent oil has climbed 9 percent this year, but in yuan terms oil is now nearly 14 percent more expensive. The problem for many emerging markets is that oil prices have been going up at the same time. Typically, oil prices trade inversely to the U.S. Painful price increases threatens oil demand. By Irina Slav for Oilprice.com. The strength of the U.S.

2018 64

2016 Nissan Leaf: How Does It Compare To 2012 Model On Price, Equipment, Range?

Green Car Reports

Buying plug-in cars PricesThe 2016 Nissan Leaf gets a few updates, most notably an optional 30-kilowatt-hour battery pack that allows for a 107-mile range. That's a substantial increase over the 84 miles of the existing 24-kWh pack, which is still available in the base Leaf S. But how does this latest update compare to past updates for the Leaf, such as the one that.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid Priced At Entry Level

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With more than a handful of plug-in hybrid models scheduled to hit dealers over the next three years, buyers are curious to find out how those cars will be priced. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in carsOne maker, Volvo, is positioning the plug-in hybrid version of its 2016 XC90 seven-seat SUV at the top of the range. But it appears Mercedes-Benz is taking a different tack, with the.

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2019 Toyota Prius C preview: $900 price increase, fewer options

Green Car Reports

The 2019 Toyota Prius C will cost $900 more, with a sticker of $22,450, including destination, based on a recent official price list released by Toyota and shared by our partners at CarsDirect. The most affordable hybrid on the market just got a little less so. Toyota has replaced its traditional Prius trim lines—One, Two, Three, and

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Diesel Priced Almost As Low As Gasoline, As Gas Demand Surges

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The price of diesel fuel in the U.S. The difference in price between gasoline and diesel is now the smallest that it's been in six years. Green Diesel cars Fuel prices diesel fuelhas fallen more than 25 cents per gallon this year. And thanks to high demand for gasoline, the two fuels now cost nearly the same in many states. DON'T MISS: U.S. Drivers Covered Record High Number Of Miles So.

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New 2016 Scion Models Priced: Compact iM Hatchback $19,255, Smaller iA Sedan $16,495

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We now have pricing information for both models, which go on sale September 1. PricingToyota's Scion "youth" division has been somewhat neglected lately, but a pair of new models will arrive later this year to help reinvigorate the brand. The 2016 Scion iA sedan and iM hatchback were both unveiled back in April at the 2015 New York Auto Show. DON'T MISS.

2015 70

All-wheel-drive Tesla Model 3 price hiked by $1,000

Green Car Reports

As Tesla continues to scramble to make the Model 3 profitable in time to begin making big debt payments in November, the company hiked the price of the all-wheel drive option on the car. According to Tesla's online configurator, the price has increased from $5,000 to $6,000. The change was first reported by Electrek on Monday. Buyers interested in

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Sexy BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Falls To Sticker Price As Dealer Markups Wane

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Ask any potential buyer of a new Chevy Corvette or Dodge Hellcat model how much their dealership added to the sticker price for the first ones on the lot. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Prices Through-the-road hybridsAny insanely alluring, attractive, enticing car will likely see dealer markups when it first goes on sale. And the same applied as well to the sexy, startling, technically advanced BMW i8.

2015 73

Assembling a Price List

Open Source Civic EV Kit

I always wondered how much this kit really cost me, aside from tools, so I assembled a total parts price list and uploaded it to the Civic-EV Google Group here: [link] I'm a bit surprised I came out below $10K (barely). For those of you who have done conversions, please check my spreadsheet and let me know what I missed. One of the high-wants for the kit was that it would cost Cheers, Tim

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2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Plug-In Hybrid Priced At $69,100; Sportier R-Design Is $71,000

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We'd missed it until now, but pricing for the 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 'Twin Engine' plug-in hybrid SUV was released earlier this month. The base XC90 T8 Momentum trim level carries a sticker price of $69,095, which includes a mandatory $995 delivery fee. Green Future Cars Plug-In Hybrids Prices plug-in carsThe sportier XC90 T8 R-Design starts at $70,995, meaning a heavily optioned version of the Swedish.

2015 68

Toyota Prius Deals In Southern California Cut Lease To Electric-Car Prices

Green Car Reports

With gas prices still low and the increasingly aged Prius Liftback model still in showrooms, Toyota continues to offer generous incentives for its signature hybrid. Plug-In Hybrids California incentives deals lease price Toyota Prius Plug-In HybridAs in the previous two months, there are some good deals to be had in June on the Toyota Prius hybrid lineup. However, these deals apply only to southern California--where a great many.

2015 69

2019 Jeep Renegade priced from £19,200

Green Cars News

Ahead of its arrival in September, Jeep has revealed the pricing and specs for the new Renegade small SUV

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WA State Group Deal On 2015 Nissan Leaf Electric Cars Cuts $9,000 From Price

Green Car Reports

Through December 31, the dealership Tynan's Nissan is offering $9,007 off the retail price of a 2015 Nissan Leaf with an 84-mile range rating. incentives Pricing plug-in cars discounts state lawsFor the rest of the year, consumers in the northern part of Colorado state can take advantage of a remarkable discount on the world's best-selling electric car.

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English Petrol Prices

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I don't mean to sound rude, but English petrol prices are far far worse than American prices at the moment, we are currently paying 1.20 per litre

2008 89

Gas Prices To Plunge More After Oil Price Falls To 4-Year Low?

Green Car Reports

Oil prices are at their lowest levels in four years, and retail gasoline prices are likely to follow--more or less. celebrated its Thanksgiving holiday, oil prices fell 7 percent after OPEC announced it would leave production levels unchanged, according to CNN. The price of WTI crude oil in the U.S. Thursday, while the U.S. closed that day at $69

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Oil Prices Ravaged By Financial Turmoil

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Oil prices fell back suddenly over the last few trading sessions, dragged down by some forces beyond the oil market. dollar has helped drive up crude prices for weeks , but that came to an abrupt halt last week. A rebound for the greenback led to a steep decline in oil prices on Friday. The problem for oil is that both oil prices and broader stock indices are seen as overvalued by some analysts. The price slide is due to a general worsening of sentiment.

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