Hyundai exec: Fuel-cell tech might be smarter than big batteries in electric pickups and SUVs

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A top Hyundai executive hinted Tuesday that the company is considering fully electric pickups and SUVs. Although when they arrive, they might not take the same form with the plus-size battery packs used in rival efforts.

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Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell system might power French-made Grenadier off-road SUV

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The Ineos Grenadier is a throwback to a previous era of SUVs, when off-road capability was a given—along with poor fuel economy. But the Grenadier could soon get a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain from Hyundai.

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Hyundai expands NEXO fuel cell SUV availability in Northern California

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Hyundai’s NEXO fuel cell SUV is now available at Roseville Hyundai near Sacramento. Based on a dedicated vehicle platform, NEXO is the cleanest, longest-range (380 mile) zero-emissions SUV on the road.

2020 121

SEAT large SUV Tarraco e-HYBRID PHEV enters production

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The introduction of the SEAT Tarraco e-HYBRID brings the benefits of electrification —performance and efficiency—to the SUV segment for SEAT, while adding a third pillar to the brand’s electrified range.

2020 92

2022 BMW iX revealed: 300-mile electric SUV is a family-size tech flagship

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The BMW iNext electric SUV has been teased numerous times, but on Wednesday we finally got the first details of the production version, along with confirmation that the name will be shortened to BMW iX for the SUV's launch in late 2021, likely as a 2022 model.

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Honda electric SUV coupe for China previewed with concept

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Honda on Saturday revealed a concept car previewing its first mass-market electric SUV. Unveiled at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show, the Honda SUV e:concept indicates the styling direction for the first Honda-branded mass-produced EV for the Chinese market.

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Fisker maps out reservations for Ocean electric SUV, sets sights on Europe

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Fisker on Monday announced a spike in reservations for its Ocean electric SUV, and began sketching out plans for a European launch.

2020 101

Hyundai to offer 10 electrified models by end of 2022; 7 SUV, 3 car models; new Ioniq 5 and 6

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Hyundai committed to offer ten electrified vehicles by the end of 2022, including seven SUVs and three car models. Hyundai recently a sustained product blitz of 12 new and enhanced SUVs continuing through the 2021 calendar year.

2020 122

2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid: brief drive of updated three-row SUV

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hybrid SUV Test drive Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVThe 2017 Toyota Highlander Hybrid remains the only three-row hybrid crossover utility vehicle sold in the U.S. today. And for the 2017 model year, it's gotten some mild updates. a power increase, and a critical feature for family vehicles: a total of five USB ports. We had a chance to spend half an hour in a new 2017 Highlander Hybrid during last.

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Report: Magna might build Fisker Ocean electric SUV in Austria

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entered a memorandum of understanding with Canada-based Magna International to build its Ocean electric SUV—in Graz, Austria. On Friday, Fisker Inc.

Ownership-cost advantages of EVs even stronger for SUVs and pickups, study finds

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The ownership-cost advantage is particularly strong against the SUVs and pickup trucks American buyers are increasingly flocking to over traditional sedans.

2020 101

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV production begins, US deliveries by January

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The electric SUV is bound for the U.S. Volvo announced Thursday that production of its first fully electric vehicle, the XC40 T8 Recharge, has started in Ghent, Belgium.

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Volkswagen of America unveils the 2021 ID.4 electric SUV

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This compact SUV, which will be available in rear-wheel drive 201-hp 82 kWh (launching first) and all-wheel-drive 302-hp 82 kWh configurations, offers three years of fast charging with Electrify America for no additional cost. sits squarely in the middle of the compact SUV segment.

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Rivian might build upcoming Ford electric SUV

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Rivian will likely be entrusted to build an upcoming Ford electric SUV, due early within the next few years, at the startup’s former Mitsubishi assembly plant in Normal, Illinois. "It It would be counterproductive for us to try and make what they have capacity to do in the beginning here, because they've got a factory in Illinois that meets a. Rivian

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EPA confirms 250-mile range for Volkswagen ID.4 Pro and 1st Edition electric SUV

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electric SUV 1st Edition and Pro models officially have an EPA-estimated 250 miles of range on a single charge. The Volkswagen 2021 ID.4 The EPA-estimated fuel economy for city driving is 104 MPGe; highway driving is rated at 89 MPGe, and combined city/highway at 97 MPGe.

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New Volkswagen ID.4: VW’s first fully electric SUV

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Introducing Volkswagen’s first fully electric driven SUV

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Hyundai plans 12 new SUV models through 2021; ICE, hybrid, PHEV, BEV; 2022 Tucson

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Hyundai announced a sustained product blitz of 12 new and enhanced SUVs continuing through the 2021 calendar year. The fresh pipeline of new SUV products will include new and refined internal combustion, hybrid, plug-in, BEV and N performance models.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV prices have been cut by up to $3,000 before arrival

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV will arrive as a rival for the Tesla Model Y on the performance side and the Volkswagen ID.4 on the price-conscious side.

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2021 Audi E-Tron SUV gets $8,800 lower base price, plus more range

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The 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV gets an $8,800 lower base price and an 18-mile range increase for the new model year. The $66,995 base price (including a mandatory $1,095 destination charge) isn't a price cut.

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2021 VW ID.4 revealed: 250-mile electric SUV starts at $41,490

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Volkswagen has been teasing its mass-market electric vehicles as being “for the millions, not millionaires.” ” And as it’s shaping up, the VW ID.4

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Buick introducing its first electric SUV in China this year

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Buick will introduce its first electric SUV, the VELITE 7, in China this year. Developed on GM’s global electric vehicle platform, the VELITE 7 compact SUV will offer an electric range of up to 500 kilometers (311 miles) under New European Driving Cycle (NEDC) conditions on a full charge.

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Preview drive: 2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge electric SUV doesn’t complicate the future

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Simplicity is bliss. After a very short drive of the Swedish automaker’s first fully electric production model earlier this month, I found it’s a lasting impression that rings true in the driving experience and the overall ambience of the vehicle.

2020 108

Volkswagen Group Components delivering essential components for Volkswagen’s ID.4 electric SUV

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Volkswagen Group Components contributes around 40% of the overall added value of the first fully electric SUV by the Volkswagen brand, the world e-car ID.4. Volkswagen Group Components is the central supplier for the first models of the new Volkswagen ID.

2020 85

Lucid Project Gravity teases future electric SUV

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With the development of its own battery pack and core propulsion components, the establishment of new retail and service channels, and its own factory, Lucid Motors is focused not just on the 2021 Air electric luxury sedan, revealed Wednesday, but on what comes next.

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Hyundai reveals teaser of all-new Bayon SUV

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Hyundai has revealed a single teaser image of an upcoming SUV

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Arizona plant for Lucid Air electric sedan is complete, as company plans expansion for 2023 SUV

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Lucid Motors on Tuesday announced completion of construction on its factory in Casa Grande, Arizona. Pending further equipment installations, the factory is scheduled to start building the Lucid Air electric car in spring 2021.

2020 89

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.

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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.

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Report: Jaguar Land Rover working on hydrogen fuel-cell SUV

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Jaguar Land Rover may shift its zero-emission vehicle strategy somewhat if a hydrogen fuel-cell SUV reportedly under development has any chance of making it to production. The automaker will receive UK government funding to develop a prototype called "ZEUS," for "zero and low-emissions vehicles in urban society," as part of a stimulus program for

Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV pulled forward for early 2022 US arrival

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General Motors plans to phase internal combustion engines out of its Cadillac lineup by the end of the decade. Although the luxury brand doesn’t have a single plug-in model at the moment, that’s set to change with the introduction of the battery-electric Lyriq in 2022.

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IIHS study suggests late-model SUVs are still more lethal to pedestrians than cars

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Though their designs have changed considerably over the past two decades, late-model SUVs still appear to be more likely to kill pedestrians than cars, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found. The proportion of SUVs in the US fleet has grown dramatically, so it’s discouraging that they still seem to be more deadly to pedestrians than cars are. Since then, SUV manufacturers have made substantial design changes.

2020 91

Fisker enters strategic cooperation with Magna for electric Ocean SUV; Fisker to leverage Magna’s EV architecture

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that provide the framework for strategic platform sharing and manufacturing cooperation for the Fisker Ocean SUV. Fisker Inc. is entering into agreements with Magna International Inc.

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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? That's the latest plan from Toyota and Subaru, according to a joint statement from the automakers on Thursday.

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BYD unveils Song PLUS mid-size SUV with new, more efficient 1.5L gasoline engine

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BYD has introduced the Song PLUS mid-size SUV at a launch event in Chengdu. The announced ICE versions of the SUV comes in four configurations, ranging from 115,800 to 143,800 CNY (US$17,133 to 21,263).

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Volkswagen Taos SUV to use new version of the turbocharged EA211 engine that powers Jetta

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Volkswagen announced that the Taos compact SUV, which slots into the lineup below the Tiguan, will feature a new version of the EA211 turbocharged four-cylinder engine that currently powers the Jetta sedan.

2020 90

2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e Plug-In Hybrid SUV To Debut In Shanghai Next Month

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We now have details on the production version of the X5 plug-in hybrid SUV that BMW has shown numerous times in prototype form. Auto Show Green Plug-In Hybrids SUVs Sport-Utility Vehicles plug-in cars The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e will debut at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show next month, and is expected to go on sale in the U.S. before the end of the year. DON''T MISS: BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: We Drive Future Electric.

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Fisker establishing European HQ in Munich; Ocean SUV program advancing towards first gateway

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Fisker recently announced a strategic cooperation with Magna International supporting the co-development and manufacture of the Fisker Ocean SUV, projected to launch in Q4 2022. Fisker also announced progress on the overall Fisker Ocean SUV program. Fisker Inc.

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2020 Audi E-tron Sportback electric SUV carries over top-tier US safety ratings

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The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback electric SUV gets the same top-tier United States safety ratings as the standard E-Tron.

2020 86

BMW introduces iX3 electric SUV; destined for China and Europe

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BMW unveiled the iX3 electric SUV ( earlier post ), offering full electric mobility in a BMW X model. Electric power consumption combined in the WLTP test cycle is 19.5 – 18.5 kWh/100 km. The operating range is up to 460 kilometers (285 miles) in the statutory new WLTP test cycle (up to 520 kilometers [323 miles] in the NEDC test cycle). The new BMW iX3 will be the brand’s first model to also be produced for export at the Shenyang manufacturing facility in China.

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2016 Volvo XC90: Gas Mileage Review Of Luxury Seven-Seat SUV

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Fuel Economy Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVFor green-car fans, the all-new Volvo XC90 seven-seat luxury crossover is most notable for its upcoming plug-in hybrid model. But that version will be just a small part of its sales, of which a majority in North America will have the company's supercharged and turbocharged Drive-E engine. The plug-in will arrive later this fall, but we drove the.

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Ford unveils all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

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In Los Angeles, Ford unveiled the all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV. Using Ford’s new all-electric architecture that places batteries inside the underbody, Ford engineers and designers were able to create a vehicle that’s not only true to Mustang but also maximizes SUV space for five passengers and cargo. Designed with SUV-size proportions to seat five adults comfortably, the Mach-E leaves plenty of room for friends, kids and cargo.

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Venti Technologies deploys two autonomous low-speed SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling

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Venti Technologies has successfully deployed two autonomous SUVs built by SAIC-GM-Wuling Automobile (SGMW), the joint venture formed by Chinese automakers SAIC and Wuling, along with GM, achieving another milestone in its path to commercialization. The two autonomous SUVs were deployed at a school at Nanning City, the capital of Guangxi Province, China. The Venti-enabled SUVs are also able to overtake lower speed vehicles while navigating incoming vehicles from the other direction.

2020 92

Report: Boxy VW electric SUV coming in 2025

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The Volkswagen ID.4 crossover will lead the automaker's electric-car push in the United States, but VW may have a second, more rugged-looking electric utility vehicle about the same size also in the works. In 2025, VW is aiming to launch a very boxy EV called the ID Ruggedzz, according to CAR.

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