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).

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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.).

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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.

Diesel new vehicle market share in Europe in February dropped to 39.5%; SUVs still driving growth

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SUVs were a key driver of growth in February, with the volume of vehicles registered up by 24.7% compared to the same month last year, meaning SUVs accounted for 33% of the total market in February. Demand for SUVs continued to rise, with the segment’s volume up by 24.7%

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All-electric Buick Enspire crossover SUV concept bows in China

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Buick unveiled Tuesday an electric crossover SUV concept bound for the 2018 Beijing auto show with promise. Its motors combine for 410 kilowatts (550 horsepower) of total output, and the SUV can sprint up to 60. In addition to 370 miles of range, the Buick Enspire concept can charge up to 80 percent in 40 minutes through fast and wireless charging. Beijing Auto Show concepts

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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 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid three-row SUV priced from $51,600

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Chicago Auto Show Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVLexus invented the idea of a luxury hybrid utility vehicle in a version of its RX crossover well over a decade ago, but sales haven't been strong of late. Cheap gasoline, better fuel efficiency from all types of vehicles due to rising CAFE rules, and a lack of interest in hybrids have all hurt the latest version of the RX Hybrid. Now it has.

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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. The Equinox global SUV achieved sales of nearly 6,000 units.

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Buick VELITE 6 PHEV and Enspire all-electric concept SUV make global debut in China; VELITE 6 EV coming

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The Buick VELITE 6 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle and the Buick Enspire all-electric concept SUV made their global debut at a launch event in Wuzhen, Zhejiang. Buick Enspire All-Electric Concept SUV. Buick Enspire all-electric Concept SUV.

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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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Mahindra and Ford agree to develop midsize and compact SUV, EV and connected car solutions

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Mahindra Group and Ford Motor Company will jointly develop new SUVs, and a small electric vehicle as part of several initiatives announced between the two companies. Under the initiatives, Mahindra and Ford will leverage their strengths in the utility vehicle space to co-develop a midsize sports utility vehicle (C-SUV). Built on the Mahindra platform, the new SUV will drive engineering and commercial efficiencies and will be sold independently by both companies as separate brands.

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Lincoln unveils Aviator three-row plug-in hybrid SUV production preview at New York show

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The “teaser” model serves to preview the direction Lincoln plans to take with its newest SUV when the production model goes on sale next year. At the New York International Auto Show, Lincoln unveiled Aviator, a three-row plug-in hybrid production preview.

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China Yuchai to supply 600 diesels to BAIC for SUVs

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BAIC) for 600 YC4Y20 engines that will be used to power BAIC Group’s Beiqi B40L SUVs that will be launched in China in January 2018. The Beiqi B40L SUV is a longer, four-door version of the BAIC BJ40 SUV.

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Alfa’s first SUV: the Stelvio

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Alfa Romeo is introducing its first SUV, the Stelvio. The new SUV delivers sports-car-handling, with balanced weight distribution, the most direct steering ratio in the segment and state-of-the-art suspension with the exclusive Alfalink technology.

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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.

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GKN Driveline begins testing All-Twinster plug-in hybrid AWD SUV research vehicle with eTwinsterX system

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GKN Driveline has begun testing an SUV technology research vehicle which showcases the company’s eDrive, All-Wheel Drive (AWD) and systems integration capabilities.

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Volvo Cars debuts its first 3-cylinder engine in new XC40 compact SUV; designed for PHEV applications

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Volvo Cars launched its new three-cylinder Drive-E powertrain in the XC40, the company’s first entry into the compact SUV segment. The new powertrain is the first three-cylinder engine in the company’s 91-year history.

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GAC Motor introduces its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8

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China-based GAC Motor introduced its first 7-seat SUV, the GS8, at Hangzhou International Expo Center, the main venue of the G20 summit. Self-developed by GAC Motor, the GS8 meets the North American SUV roof anti-force standard and redefines Chinese high-end SUV market.

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Honda CR-V Hybrid SUV debuts in Shanghai, U.S. sales all but confirmed: UPDATE

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hybrid SUV Shanghai Auto ShowIt's one of the more frequent questions on consumer car sites: why aren't there any hybrid crossover utility vehicles? The Ford Escape Hybrid reigned alone in the first segment from 2004 through 2012, and then Ford simply walked away from the segment. It took until last year for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid to arrive, quickly racking thousands of.

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.

Lamborghini confirms SUV, launch in 2018

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Lamborghini, a Volkswagen Group company, confirmed that a luxury SUV will join its product range as its third series model, with market introduction planned for 2018. This will be Lamborghini’s first SUV since the LM002, which was built between 1986 and 1993.

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JATO: European car registrations up 5.2% in November; SUVs post record market share

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Growth was driven by the ever-increasing demand for SUVs and registrations in the segment grew by 21.6% SUVs now make up 31.9% The SUV segment was bolstered by increased demand for small (B-SUV), compact (C-SUV) and midsize (D-SUV) SUVs, which increased volumes by 25.5%, 16.6% Latvia and Estonia held their positions as the European markets where SUVs are most popular, with market shares of 44.1% New car registrations in Europe climbed 5.2%

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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.

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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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Volkswagen teases new Beijiing concept PHEV SUV

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Volkswagen released a few teaser images for the Beijing Concept luxury SUV to be revealed at the Beijing auto show next week.

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Ford to electrify most SUVs, promises to pass Toyota in hybrids

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The company will build a hybrid version of five SUVs it sells by 2020, promised Jim Farley. Ford hasn’t given up on hybrids and electric cars, despite letting its existing models languish since 2013. That was the message conveyed by various executives at an event Thursday morning at the Ford Product Development Center in Dearborn, Michigan. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars

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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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Mitsubishi unveils new electric compact SUV concept; 400 km range

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MMNA) introduced the Mitsubishi eX Concept, a compact SUV with a next-generation EV system, at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show. The eX Concept redefines the future of the compact SUV and is representative of the company’s design direction, both inside and out.

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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.

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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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SUVs and electric vehicles

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Can SUVs (i.e. Mazda Tribute '06) be fitted with an electric motor and what would be the approximate cost of such an overhaul

Ford ups its electrified vehicle ante to $11B; 86% trucks and SUVs in the product mix by 2020

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years as it replaces three-quarters of its lineup and adds four new trucks and SUVs. Ford also plans strengthening its position in trucks, SUVs (including off-road and performance versions), and commercial vehicles. Ford also will grow its lineup of performance SUVs.

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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.

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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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JATO: new car CO2 emissions rise for the first time in a decade in Europe; diesel down, gasoline up, SUVs up

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This rise in average CO 2 emissions correlates with a decrease in demand for diesel cars across Europe—which produce lower CO 2 emissions than gasoline cars—and the rising popularity of SUVs, which emit higher average CO 2 emissions of 133.0

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Ford boosting production targets for full-size SUVs by about 25%; increasing line speed at Kentucky Truck Plant

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Ford is increasing production of two popular full-size SUVs to meet increasing retail demand for both models. The full-size SUV features a high-strength, aluminum-alloy body and redesigned high-strength steel frame. —of 1,288 SUVs.

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2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV deliveries start in Europe this fall

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The all-electric Audi e-tron SUV will have dimensions similar to the Audi Q5 SUV and should offer enough charge from its 95-kilowatt-hour battery pack to drive roughly 300 miles. The first member of Audi's forthcoming wave of electric cars is expected to start landing in European driveways this fall, possibly neck and neck with the Jaguar I-Pace.

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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?

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Volkswagen plans plug-in diesel electric SUVs

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Volkswagen is planning to release no less than four hybrid SUV models powered by the diesel electric drivetrains in the coming years. Volkswagen plug-in hybrid SUVs

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New 2.0L diesel for Nissan X-Trail SUV in Europe

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Added to the options of a six-speed manual and two-wheel drive, this will further broaden Nissan’s presence in the large SUV sector. Sales are expected to grow further with the arrival of this new model; industry data reveals high-powered models account for 46% of the medium SUV segment, and by launching the 2.0-liter diesel the X-Trail’s market coverage increases by 41%. In Europe, Nissan has introduced a new larger-capacity diesel engine for its flagship X-Trail crossover.

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