Subaru and Toyota plan joint electric SUVs on flexible platform

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Potentially one for an electric SUV. The new joint project will develop a new electric mid-size SUV using electric-car technology from Toyota and all-wheel drive technology from Subaru What comes next after a partnership for sports cars?

2019 99

Volkswagen launches model offensive in China; 8 SUVs this year

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Volkswagen is planning an extensive model offensive in China; the brand will double its SUV range by 2020. During Auto Shanghai 2019, Volkswagen announced that the share of SUVs is expected to rise to up to 40%. The T-Cross was launched on 11 Apri as the fourth SUV of SAIC VOLKSWAGEN.

2019 96

More people in the vehicle means less fuel use per person: Comparing SUVs and cars

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Compared with cars, SUVs consume more energy per vehicle mile. Consequently, SUVs emit more carbon dioxide per vehicle mile than do cars. However, in the United States, the typical occupancy is higher for SUVs than for cars. For example, the average SUV consumes 42.9

2019 116

Toyota and Subaru jointly to develop BEV-dedicated platform and BEV SUV

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Subaru Corporation disclosed today that they have agreed jointly to develop a platform dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEVs) for midsize and large passenger vehicles and jointly to develop a C-segment-class BEV SUV model for sale under each company’s own brand.

2019 113

Hyundai unveils Kona Electric SUV

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Hyundai has unveiled the Kona Electric subcompact SUV prior to its official introduction at the Geneva Motor Show ( earlier post ). The fully-electric subcompact SUV also features an electronic parking brake (EPB).

2018 98

Hyundai delivers first 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV to US customer

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Hyundai delivered its first NEXO fuel cell SUV ( earlier post ) to Tom Hochrad of Ventura, California—the first US customer to drive off in the new NEXO, the only mass-produced fuel cell SUV for the US market, featuring a range up to 380 miles.

2018 161

Opel presents PHEV version of Grandland X SUV

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Topping Opel’s SUV offer (that also comprises the Crossland X and the Mokka X), the Grandland X Hybrid4 combines the power of a 1.6 Opel presented the new all-wheel drive PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) version of the Grandland X.

2019 96

New report finds global CO2 vehicle emission reduction measures falter; dropping diesels, increasing SUVs

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Another significant barrier to fuel economy improvements has been the growing market share of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and pick-ups, the market share of which increased by 11 percentage points over the last three years. SUVs now represent nearly 40% of the global LDV market.

2019 130

Mazda unveils CX-30 compact crossover SUV with mild hybrid technology

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Mazda Motor Corporation staged the world premiere of the second model in its new-generation lineup, the Mazda CX-30 compact crossover SUV, at the Geneva International Motor Show.

2019 96

Byton readies for China production of $45K US-bound electric SUV

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But it’s already outlasted its early hype bubble and is looking increasingly likely to deliver what could be a very enticing combination to three continents—a large, spacious, long-range all-electric SUV with a new kind of interface, at a starting.

2019 101

Electric-car startup Piëch sketches out future models, including SUV

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The company showed a sleek new electric concept coupe at the Geneva auto show in March called the Mark Zero, which it plans to put into production in 2022, and recently released sketches of two models expected to follow the Mark Zero: a four-seat GT coupe, and a five-passenger SUV.

2019 74

Hyundai presents Kona Electric crossover and NEXO fuel cell SUV

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Hyundai presented its new 2019 Kona Electric crossover (introduced in March at the New York Auto Show, earlier post ) and 2019 NEXO fuel cell SUV (showcased at CES in January, earlier post ) to US media at a driving introduction in Los Angeles. NEXO fuel-cell SUV.

2018 110

Next Generation Concept SUV

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Mercedes-Benz wants to push the envelope a bit and has been showcasing its Ener-G-Force concept SUV, a futuristic-looking vehicle that includes some technologies that it believes will be integrated into vehicles by 2025. Second, the concept SUV included very detailed exterior features.

Producing the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL fuel-cell SUV

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Daimler is currently systematically preparing for series production of the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL; the company had shown preproduction models of the hydrogen fuel cell SUV at the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt last September ( Earlier post.).

2018 130

Top five SUVs for less than £350 per month

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It’s a fact: Brits love SUVs

2018 58

Ford electric SUV could meet 300-mile target, and then some

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Ford has been teasing—even promising—a new Mustang inspired high-performance electric SUV, perhaps called Mach E or Mach 1, that it says will have a 300-mile range. Now the company has announced that the model has earned a 370-mile range rating in the generous European WLTP driving cycle. DON'T MISS: 2021 Ford Mach E: What we know

2019 83

Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are a good fit for these buyers, but often they come with poor gas mileage too. Using information from FuelEconomy.gov, we put together a list of the most fuel-efficient SUV models for 2013. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV. Small SUV.

2013 76

Audi Q4 e-tron previews brand's first affordable electric SUV

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Audi's plans to take on Tesla in the electric-car market aren't limited to the upcoming e-tron quattro electric SUV. Like Tesla, Audi has at least two electric SUVs in the works, and it previewed the second one at the Geneva auto show on Tuesday. The second model follows the established protocol of being smaller and likely more affordable than the. Geneva Auto Show

2019 78

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

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SUVs once again drove sales in the global market, proving that the boom in demand for the segment was not just a fad, but a long-lasting trend that continues to appeal to consumers around the world. million SUVs were sold in 2018, with volume up by 7% on 2017.

2019 118

Which electric SUV would you buy? Twitter poll results

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After Tesla introduced its more-affordable SUV, the Model Y, earlier this month, we revisited the question of which electric SUV on the market our readers would be most interested in buying. Our readers are nothing if not Tesla fans. It was one of the most popular polls we've posted in months, with over 2,700 responses, and the results were. Polls

2019 68

The Hybrid SUV Pipeline

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And SUVs can lap the Nurburgring, pulled along by 500-600 precisely applied horsepower. So what does the near future hold for hybrid SUVs? So, do any of these upcoming hybrid SUVs have you excited? ''The The Hybrid SUV Pipeline The post The Hybrid SUV Pipeline appeared first on.

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Hybrid SUV Resale Value

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Top Hybrid SUVs Retain Their Value. Many people can’t wait to get the latest model SUVs and cars. For those considering their first hybrid SUV or car, the high resale value of many hybrids might come as a surprise. The top hybrid SUVS include many driver favorites.

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The next generation of the Porsche Macan compact SUV will be fully electric

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This will be the first all-electric compact SUV from Porsche, and is due to roll off the assembly line in the Leipzig site at the start of the next decade. Like the Taycan, the Macan compact SUV features 800-volt technology and is based on the Porsche PPE architecture (Premium Platform Electric) developed in collaboration with Audi AG. Porsche Leipzig GmbH started series production of the Cayenne SUV in 2002, with 259 employees.

2019 95

Your Next Small SUV

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Apparently, since the Land of the Rising Sun is a rather small place, they don’t have as much room for an “American sized” SUV. So Toyota bolted a smaller SUV body to a Corolla chassis, and called it the RAV4. Today, it would be hard to imagine life without the compact SUV.

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French luxury brand DS previews electric DS 3 crossover SUV

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The DS 3 Crossback is a funky-looking small SUV, something along the lines of the Mini Countryman. The French luxury arm of Citroen, DS, released plans for its first electric car last Friday. It's set to debut at the Paris auto show early next month.

2018 104

Volkswagen Group expands production in China; four new factories opened; SUVs and electromobility

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At the recently opened FAW-Volkswagen factory in Tianjin alone, more than 300,000 SUVs will roll off the assembly line each year, thus forming the basis for Volkswagen Group China’s SUV campaign.

2018 126

2012 SUV Market Update

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SUV Market Remains Strong. In 2008, when gas prices first reached $4 a gallon in the United States, drivers unloaded their SUVs, flooding dealerships with used models that collected dust on dealer lots for several months. What does this have to do with an increased interest in SUVs?

2012 72

2018 Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid SUV: bigger battery, slight range boost

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It's a shock to realize that the Volvo XC90 large luxury SUV is now in its third model year. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Seven-seater SUV EPA Ratings three row battery capacityThe first new Volvo in more than five years when it debuted in 2016, the seven-seat XC90 was an entirely new design that redefined luxury in a Swedish vein and won numerous awards, including North American Utility Vehicle of the Year. It also came with a.

2017 60

Top five hybrid SUVs

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Hybrids are big business, and it’s a segment of the market that’s only going to get bigger as manufacturers move towards electrified, efficient drivetrains

2018 59

Honda unveils Urban SUV Concept

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Honda unveiled its “Urban SUV Concept” vehicle at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The concept hints at the styling direction of an all-new small SUV slated to launch in Japan by the end of 2013, followed by the US market in 2014. Urban SUV Concept.

2013 104

Smaller electric SUVs coming from Audi, Mercedes-Benz

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German luxury automakers Audi and Mercedes-Benz plan to be in the vanguard in launching new electric SUVs in 2019. For the U.S, the long-awaited Audi e-tron quattro is slated to roll out by June, while the Mercedes-Benz EQC is planned to go on sale in early 2020. Under intense sales pressure from Tesla, the stalwart German brands are not resting

2019 81

Tesla CEO Musk launches Model X electric SUV: “safest SUV ever”

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seconds; a “Ludicrous” P90 version of the SUV ( earlier post ) takes 3.2 Musk said that Tesla expects the Model X to receive 5 star safety rating from NHTSA in every area—the first SUV to do so. Ultrasonic sensors help steer the SUV away from side collisions.

2015 119

Jaguar J-Pace SUV: Everything we know so far

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Jaguar J-Pace SUV: Everything we know so far

2019 41

Mercedes-Benz showcases EQC, announces EQB electric SUVs at Shanghai show, new DENZA PHEV/EV

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Dieter Zetsche, CEO of Daimler AG and Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, also announced another all-electric compact SUV: the EQB, which will be available in China from 2021.

2019 96

Hyundai unveiling electric Kona SUV at Geneva show

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Hyundai will unveil the new battery-electric Kona compact SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. New model combines the two fastest growing automotive trends: SUVs and electrification.

2018 78

Volkswagen unveils ID. ROOMZZ electric SUV concept in Shanghai; series model in 2021

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ROOMZZ—a zero-emission SUV in the five meter category. Volkswagen is expanding its electric ID. product range with a multi-variable all-round model: the new ID.

2019 96

2018 Volkswagen Atlas 7-seat SUV unveiled; plug-in hybrid coming, but when?

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Plug-In Hybrids VW Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVAfter many teases and concept-car previews, Volkswagen finally unveiled its much-discussed 7-seat crossover utility vehicle last night in Santa Monica, California. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas targets the U.S. market like no other VW model since the current-generation Passat mid-size sedan. It will be assembled alongside the Passat in Chattanooga.

2016 75

BYD debuts E-SEED GT concept car, Song Pro SUV and e Series at 2019 Shanghai Auto Show

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BYD debuted its E-SEED GT concept car and Song Pro SUV alongside its all-new e-series models at the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. The s2 is an SUV, offering 305 km coverage fully charged, and taking just 15 minutes to provide charge for 100 km of coverage.

2019 88

Audi E-tron electric SUV gets discounts just as it goes on sale

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Just as the 2019 E-tron SUV starts arriving at dealerships, Audi is already offering big discounts on them. The biggest incentive so far is 1.9 percent financing on the E-tron for up to 66 months, which is significantly cheaper than most other models in Audi's lineup, according to our partners at CarsDirect.com. The similar-sized, gas-powered Q5

2019 83

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.

2018 136

Is the SUV killing off the family estate?

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Opinion General interest Editors Picks SUVThe UK car market is in robust health at the moment. Car manufacturing is up and new car sales are more than back to their pre-recession figures.

2016 57

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.

2015 84

Bollinger Motors announces B2 electric pickup alongside SUV

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Bollinger Motors has already generated a lot of interest in its B1 electric SUV. And on Wednesday it released images and some details of its long awaited second model, a pickup. The American startup electric truckmaker is one of several to announce an electric pickup. Tesla has said it is developing a pickup; the company asked its fans to submit. Bollinger

2018 87