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.

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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

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

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.

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

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

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Top five SUVs for less than £350 per month

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It’s a fact: Brits love SUVs

2018 58

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.

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

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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Jaguar J-Pace SUV: Everything we know so far

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Jaguar J-Pace SUV: Everything we know so far

2019 41

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 105

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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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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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.

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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

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

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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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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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

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

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS: Flagship SUV gets a refresh

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The all-new Mercedes GLS SUV has been revealed at the New York Motor Show

2019 32

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

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

2019 is the year of the electric SUV

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In car terms, we're already getting rolling on model year 2019, and it's shaping up to be the year of the electric SUV. Until now, pure electric cars have consisted mostly of small hatchbacks or expensive luxury cars, with one ultra-expensive SUV, the Tesla Model X. With the rollout of the Jaguar I-Pace, consumers who want an electric car but need

2018 79

Mitsubishi Engelberg SUV concept may preview Outlander PHEV replacement

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The Engelberg Tourer concept is a plug-in hybrid SUV similar in function if not in size to the Outlander PHEV, which was once the bestselling plug-in vehicle in Europe. The Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept unveiled at the Geneva auto show on Tuesday looks a lot like the preview of a replacement for Mitsubishi's bestselling model, the Outlander.

2019 63

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.

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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

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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Infiniti QX60 Hybrid SUV Preview

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Infiniti recently announced plans to go global and their first vehicle to be released with this vision in mind will be the 2014 QX60 Hybrid SUV. In December 0f 2012, Infiniti decided to rename all its models, opting to go with ‘QX’ for its SUVs.

Top five SUVs for less than £250 per month

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Top five SUVs for less than £250 per month

2018 51

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

Volkswagen ID Roomzz full-size electric SUV to bow in Shanghai

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On Tuesday, the brand revealed the sixth new member of its upcoming ID electric family: The VW ID Roomzz, a full-sized SUV will make its debut in. Last month, Volkswagen announced that it will expand its upcoming electric-car lineup from 50 new models by 2023 to 70 new models by 2028. But it gave no indication what many of those new models will be.

2019 76

2020 Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

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Tesla’s Thursday night reveal event for the 2020 Tesla Model Y electric crossover SUV, just as previous events from the automaker, was raucous and packed with enthusiastic fans, including many who appeared to relish everything uttered by CEO Elon Musk.

2019 85

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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BMW X5 eDrive Concept SUV

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Learn more about this plug-in hybrid SUV concept vehicle at BMW.com. ''BMW BMW X5 eDrive Concept SUV The post BMW X5 eDrive Concept SUV appeared first on. . In order to meet future fuel MPG standards, automakers are starting to adopt electricity en-mass.

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

Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Some people just want to know which SUVs are available as hybrids, how much they cost, what they get for gas mileage, and maybe a few other basic items. A full-size SUV that you can afford to drive. Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs The post Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs appeared first on.

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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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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

Nissan IMQ small SUV skips electric for hybrid power

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After revealing a planned all-electric SUV last year in Tokyo and an electric sedan in Detroit this year, Nissan's debut at the Geneva auto show was a surprise: It's latest IM concept car, the IMQ small SUV isn't an electric car or even a plug-in hybrid. Nissan has been promising a small electric SUV for years now, but this isn't the further step.

2019 46

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.

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