Pre-sales begin for Volkswagen Tiguan PHEV SUV in Europe

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Volkswagen’s plug-in hybrid version of its Tiguan SUV—the Tiguan eHybrid. earlier post )—is now available to configure and order in Europe; the starting price in Germany is €42,413.11 (US$51,500). The Tiguan eHybrid has an all-electric range (WLTP) of up to 50 km (31 miles).

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Honda targeting annual sales of 70,000 for electric Prologue SUV in 2024

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Honda announced an initial annual sales target of 70,000 units for the Prologue SUV, Honda’s first new volume battery-electric vehicle (BEV), when it goes on sale in 2024. Following the launch of Prologue, Honda-brand electrified vehicle sales will be boosted by the introduction of additional vehicles based on a new e-Architecture now being developed. Led by CR-V Hybrid and Accord Hybrid, Honda just recorded its best-ever first-half year of electrified vehicle sales.

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Kia unveils new Niro compact electric SUV

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Kia unveils new Niro compact electric SUV. Kia a South Korean automaker has unveiled its next-generation Niro compact fully-electric SUV. A few days ago the carmaker had taken its Kia EV9 concept (an all-electric SUV) to the Los Angeles auto show to display.

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Mercedes EQB electric SUV 

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Mercedes EQB electric SUV . Mercedes Benz has recently released the complete details of its EQB a fully-electric compact SUV which comes with an option of seven seats. The new electric SUV follows the nomenclature under Mercedes’ EQ sub-brand.

Polestar hits 2021 sales target of 29,000 vehicles, up 185% y-o-y

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Polestar, the Swedish premium electric car company founded by Volvo Cars and Geely Holding, delivered on its global sales target of 29,000 vehicles in 2021, representing year-on-year growth exceeding 185%. Electric (Battery) Market Background Sales

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Volkswagen introduces ID.5 electric SUV coupé in Europe

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electric SUV coupé and the sporty ID.5 The e-SUV coupé is equipped with the new ID. models, Volkswagen’s first e-SUV coupé is based on the Volkswagen modular electric drive matrix (MEB). GTX: 4582 mm), the e-SUV coupé from Volkswagen will launch in 2022 with three power options.

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GAC Aion begins sales of LX Plus SUV with 1,008 km (626 miles) NEDC range for just over $72,000


Chinese EV automaker GAC Aion announced the start of sales for its anticipated SUV, the LX Plus. more… The post GAC Aion begins sales of LX Plus SUV with 1,008 km (626 miles) NEDC range for just over $72,000 appeared first on Electrek.

Honda revealed its first electric SUV ‘Prologue’

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Honda revealed its first electric SUV ‘Prologue’ Honda has announced its first electric SUV ‘Prologue.’ ” The Honda’s first electric SUV Prologue will arrive in 2024 and is being developed in partnership with General Motors.

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Mahindra XUV700 electric SUV prototype

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Mahindra XUV700 electric SUV prototype. Read further to know more about Mahindra XUV700 electric SUV. . Mahindra will launch nine new SUVs in the market by 2026 including electric and standard versions. Mahindra Treo Zor cargo E3W crossed sales of 1,000 units in 6 months.

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Volvo Starts Online Sales & Subscriptions for Extended XC40 Recharge Pure Electric SUV range

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Subaru introduces Solterra electric SUV at LA Auto Show

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Subaru of America revealed its first all-electric SUV, the 2023 Subaru Solterra, at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Like other Subaru SUVs, Solterra is equipped with X-MODE offering increased performance in low-friction and off-road conditions. The all-new Solterra will go on sale mid-2022.

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Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Nissan’s global crossover and SUV sales increased more than 12% in 2017 to more than 2 million vehicles (more than 34% of total Nissan sales for the year), driven by the all-new Nissan Kicks small crossover, the Rogue, X-Trail and Qashqai compact models, a refreshed Armada full-size SUV and the INFINITI QX30 compact luxury crossover. Nissan’s global crossover and SUV models increased nearly 13%, while INFINITI luxury crossovers and SUVs were up almost 9% in 2017.

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JATO: 2018 record year for EVs; sales up 74% to 1.26M units; overall market stable, as SUVs rule

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2018 marked a record year for the sale of battery-powered electric vehicles, according to data from JATO Dynamics. million sales throughout the year, up by 74% (about 1.5% of total global sales). The Model 3 became the world’s best-selling EV, as it was boosted by sales in North America, where it first became available. Overall, 2018 marked a somewhat challenging year for the global car market, as sales fell for the first time since 2009, logging 86.01

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Ford sets electrified vehicle sales record in May with 10,364 units

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Ford electrified vehicle sales grew 184% in May, achieving a new electrified vehicles sales record of 10,364 vehicles. Growth came from Mustang Mach-E (BEV), which totaled 1,945 vehicle sales, while F-150 PowerBoost (hybrid) totaled 2,852 for the month, Escape electrified (hybrid and plug-in hybrid) sales totaled 3,617—up 125% over last year. Explorer Hybrid sales also had a big increase of 132% over a year ago on sales of 1,156 SUVs.

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Report: Honda Prologue electric SUV planned for 70,000 annual US sales

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Honda on Monday announced United States sales targets for the Prologue, an upcoming electric SUV that will use General Motors' Ultium hardware. The automaker said in a press release that it will initially target 70,000 annual sales for the Prologue when it launches in 2024.

Kia introduces 5th-generation Sportage SUV; gasoline, diesel, HEV, PHEV

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Kia has presented the fifth-generation Kia Sportage SUV. More information about the high-tech electrified all-new Sportage models, along with other gasoline and diesel variants, will be made available near start of sales.

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Mercedes-Benz launches EQB electric SUV for ~$50,000


Mercedes-Benz announced the start of sales for its new EQB compact electric SUV today and priced the new vehicle at around $50,000. more… The post Mercedes-Benz launches EQB electric SUV for ~$50,000 appeared first on Electrek.

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Volkswagen to introduce the electric SUV coupé ID.5 GTX at the IAA

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GTX SUV coupé will make its international exhibition debut on 07 September as a disguised concept at the IAA Munich Motor Show. The first SUV coupé based on the Modular Electric Drive Matrix (MEB) features dual motor four-wheel drive. Volkwagen’s electric ID.5

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JATO: April saw Volkswagen ID.4 become first SUV to top European BEV rankings

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This is the first time since the introduction of pure electric vehicles that an SUV has led the BEV rankings. As anticipated, the next phase of growth for EVs is going to come from SUVs. Electric (Battery) Europe Sales

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2023 Vantas VX SUV and T-Go Coming to the U.S.

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The Vantas VX SUV will go on sale in the U.S. The post 2023 Vantas VX SUV and T-Go Coming to the U.S. in late 2022. HAAH Automotive Holdings and Sicar announced yesterday that they will import Vantas and T-Go vehicles.

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World premiere of BMW iX electric SUV in Shanghai

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The BMW iX electric SUV ( earlier post ) has its world premiere at the Auto Shanghai 2021 show. Developed around the BMW Group’s new, modular scalable toolkit as a modern Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV), the new model will be offered in two model variants when it goes on sale in late 2021.

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Tesla Model Y tops China’s premium SUV segment in 2021 with nearly 170k units sold


The Tesla Model Y topped China’s premium SUV segment in 2021 with approximately 169,853 units sold from January to December last year, reported the China Passenger Car Association ( CPCA ). Tesla sold 40,500 Model Y units in December 2021, earning second place in general SUV retail sales.

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Mustang Mach-E EV sales total 3,739 units in first full month

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Sales of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E totaled 3,739 vehicles in its first full month on the market. With the fully electric Mustang Mach-E, Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid and Escape and Explorer hybrids, overall electrified vehicle sales rose 56.1% Despite winter weather that impacted much of the nation’s central region, F-Series gained both retail sales and share. Retail sales were up 7.9%. In February 2021, total Ford Motor vehicle sales (163,520 units) were down 14.1%

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Ford Mustang Mach-E July sales up 15.8% from June; F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid up 23.4%; total sales down 31.8% y-o-y

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Ford’s electrified vehicle portfolio achieved a new July sales record, while expanding Ford’s electrified presence in California. Ford’s electrified vehicle sales were up 57.5% on sales of 9,103 vehicles, with Mustang Mach-E and F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid leading the way with sales of 2,854 and 4,498, respectively. Sales of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E in July grew 15.8% F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid had its best sales performance since launch, with sales up 23.4%

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Global debut of Buick Enspire electric concept SUV in China; GM China sales up 2% in February, Buick up 4%

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GM’s Buick brand will stage the global debut of the Enspire, its new all-electric concept SUV, at Buick Brand Night on 17 April in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV teaser. GM China sales in February. Sales were up 2% from a year earlier. Sales in the first three months of 2018 increased 8% on an annual basis to 986,052 units. Sales of the Excelle GT sedan, the most popular Buick model, reached nearly 24,000 units.

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SUBARU Names New All-Electric SUV “SOLTERRA”

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The post SUBARU Names New All-Electric SUV “SOLTERRA” appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric SUVs Electric Vehicles “SOLTERRA” nature Subaru

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NIO ES8 electric 3-row SUV obtains European whole vehicle type approval

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China-based NIO received European Whole Vehicle Type Approval (EWVTA) for the NIO ES8, its smart electric flagship 3-row SUV. The EWVTA certification marks an essential foundation for NIO’s entry into Norway and the European market at large.

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VinFast Electric SUVs To Debut At LA Auto Show, US Sales In H1 2022


Vietnamese carmaker expects to start US deliveries of the e35 and e36 electric SUVs before the end of 2022

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EPA Confirms 249-mile Range for Volkswagen ID.4 AWD Pro Electric SUV

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JATO Dynamics: US new vehicle sales down 1.9% in Q1; SUVs, pickups increase market share

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New vehicle sales for the first quarter of 2017 in US fell 1.9% Analysts had predicted a small increase for March sales but saw a decline despite reported high incentives spending. SUVs and pickup trucks continue to gain market share, with Honda’s 4.3% increase in share driven by sales from the CR-V and returning Ridgeline, which as re-entered the market after a two model year hiatus. The segment decline in sales by 2.5 Market Background Sales

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GM China sales top 4M vehicles for the first time in 2017; SUV sales up 37%

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Retail sales totaled 4,040,789 units, which was up 4.4% The company benefited from record domestic sales by the Cadillac, Buick and Baojun brands. The improved product mix contributed to robust performance across segments—especially SUVs and luxury vehicles. GM’s SUV sales in China surged 37% last year. Cadillac, which has had 22 months in a row of double-digit sales growth, posted a sales increase of 51% to 175,489 units in 2017.

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Diesel car registrations in Europe in 2017 down 7.9%; SUV sales up 19.5%; AFVs up 46% but share still low

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Gasoline car registrations benefited from the decline of diesel, growing by 10.9% (+760,000 units) to a 50% market share; SUVs led growth with a record 4.56 The vast majority of market growth in 2017 was driven by SUVs, which posted a record 4.56 Comparatively, SUV registrations in 2016 were just 3.81 As a result, market share for SUVs has jumped from 25.2% A sharp contrast to 2007, when SUVs represented just 8.5% Diesel Electric (Battery) Europe Hybrids Sales

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Ford survey in Europe finds SUVs highly desired by Millenials; projected acceleration of SUV boom

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A new survey sponsored by Ford Motor Company in Europe found that SUVs are highly desired by Millennials (ages 17-34), suggesting that Europe’s SUV boom is poised to accelerate as the generation reaches prime new-car-buying age. Ford is showing the European-specification Ford Edge large SUV for the first time at Frankfurt Motor Show next week. In addition Ford will introduce updated versions of the EcoSport small SUV and Kuga mid-sized SUV this year.

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Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric SUV now EPA-rated for more than 300 miles of driving range

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IONIQ 5 goes on sale by the end of the year. HMA will provide more details about the charging plan when the IONIQ 5 goes on sale. inches wide and 63.0-inches tall on a 118.1-inch wheelbase, IONIQ 5 offers large-car-like interior space in a compact SUV.

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Volvo Cars global sales grew 30.2% in January; PHEVs and EVs account for 23% of all sales globally, 41% in Europe

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Starting 2021 on a strong note, Volvo Cars reported the best January in its history as Europe, China and the US all reported increasing sales. Global sales rose by 30.2% Demand for Volvo Cars’ SUV line-up remained strong and represented 71% of overall volumes, while the popularity of its Recharge line-up of chargeable cars—plug-in hybrids and battery-electric vehicles—continued to grow. In China, sales grew by 91.3%

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Mercedes begins sales of new 6-cylinder GLE diesel; first SUV in its class to meet Euro 6d

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Mercedes-Benz has begun sales of two diesel models of the new GLE SUV which already comply with the coming Euro 6d emissions standard. The GLE 400 d is the most powerful series-production diesel SUV ever offered by Mercedes-Benz. Delivery of the first vehicles begins in spring of 2019. The OM 656 six-cylinder diesel engine comes with 243 kW (330 hp) and 700 N·m of torque in the GLE 400 d 4MATIC (combined fuel consumption: 7.5-7.0

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Mercedes-Benz delivers its four-millionth SUV; SUV sales up 40% in August

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The main contribution towards this increase came from the strong rise in unit sales of SUVs of approximately 40% during the month, which also saw the company deliver its four-millionth SUV since market launch. Sales of the SUVs from Mercedes-Benz reached a new high of 56,286 units in August (+39.3%)—the GLA and GLC were especially popular. Since 2011, unit sales of SUVs have more than doubled.

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Mazda expanding SUV lineup from 2022 on; electrification of all models by 2030; rotary engine as generator

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In Hiroshima, Mazda Motor Corporation announced plans to expand its SUV lineup globally starting from 2022. The Mazda CX-50 is a crossover SUV that will be added as a new core model to the lineup and be introduced in the US market, where a strong SUV presence as well as off-road performance are in high demand. These models will expand Mazda’s mid-size crossover SUV lineup. Crossover SUVs to be introduced from 2022 onwards.

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Kia EV6 Leads to Kia Success, Tesla, Hyundai SEVEN All Electric SUV, Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery-Electric Locomotive

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The post Kia EV6 Leads to Kia Success, Tesla, Hyundai SEVEN All Electric SUV, Wabtec’s FLXdrive Battery-Electric Locomotive appeared first on EV Obsession. 100% Electric Vehicles Batteries Concept Cars Electric SUVs Electric Vehicles Specific Technologies Trains

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Audi sells 856 e-tron EVs in US in May; 4.5% of total sales

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In the US, Audi sold 856 e-tron mid-size electric SUVs in May, the first full month of sales for the brand’s first battery-electric vehicle. of the total 18,892 new vehicle sales in the month. Overall, Audi sales in the US were down 2.2% The Q5 SUV was Audi’s top-seller, with a 16% increase in sales to 5,721 units for the month. The Q7 SUV gained incrementally, with sale up 0.7% Electric (Battery) Sales

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Ford US sales up 5% in April; SUVs post an April record, hybrid sales down 31%

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Ford Motor Company sales rose 5% in total US sales in April with 222,498 vehicles sold. Retail sales grew 7%, while fleet sales were up 1%—the company’s best April retail sales in nine years. Ford brand SUVs had a record-setting month—the company’s best April ever—with sales of 62,730 vehicles. This included record sales of the all-new Edge, up 78%, and Escape up 5%. Mustang sales increased 81%, with 13,144 vehicles sold.

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Ford sold 14,062 electrified vehicles in October, up 195% year-on-year; F-150 Lightning reservations pass 160,000

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Ford set an internal electrified vehicle sales record in October, with 14,062 electrified vehicles sold—up 195% over last year. Mustang Mach-E retail sales jumped 76.9% To date, Mustang Mach-E ranks second in sales in the full-electric SUV segment, behind Tesla’s Model Y. Overall, Ford brand SUVs posted their best October retail sales in 21 years. Retail sales were up 17.4% Ford total pickup truck retail sales jumped 25.0%

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Volkswagen nearly doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in 2021 to 263K; all electrified vehicle sales at 369K

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The lagging supply of semiconductors caused limitations in production throughout the course of the year, which ultimately had a major impact on the unit sales figures, the company said. compact electric SUV is Volkswagen’s most popular BEV worldwide, accounting for 45.5%