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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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.

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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.

Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV being built now; Europe launch this year, U.S. in 2018

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The British brand Jaguar won praise for the design of its I-Pace electric SUV on its debut at last November's Los Angeles auto show. While Audi and Mercedes-Benz have trumpeted the electric crossover utility vehicles they will offer in 2018 and 2019, a smaller competitor is keeping pace with the German giants. Now, that vehicle is already in pilot. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Tesla Model X: The New Safest SUV?

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The Tesla Motors [NSDQ: TSLA] Model X SUV has been revealed in production form; and while the packaging and performance of this new electric SUV are mostly as expected, there were plenty of surprises. One of the surprises was how well the trick double-hinged falcon doors are designed—with a very narrow spread as they open, plus sensors that. Tesla Motors

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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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Volvo Cars reveals new XC60 premium SUV, led by PHEV model, at Geneva

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Volvo Cars revealed the much-anticipated new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. The new car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally.

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Hyundai previews near-production-ready next-gen fuel cell SUV; new eco-vehicle development roadmap

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The new fuel cell SUV will spearhead Hyundai Motor’s plans to accelerate development of low emission vehicles, in line with Hyundai Motor Group’s renewed goal of introducing 31 eco-friendly models (Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors combined) to global markets by 2020.

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Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang, more U.S. production: BREAKING

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Ford released plans today for its future portfolio of electified vehicles, including an all-electric SUV with 300 miles of range Perhaps more remarkable, it will offer hybrid versions of both the F-150 pickup truck—previously discussed for 2019 or so—and the Mustang sport coupe.

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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.

Hyundai to launch all-electric SUV in 2018 with 200-mile range

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And small to mid-size SUVs are the fastest-growing segment in auto markets around the world. Now we learn that Hyundai is planning to launch a dedicated all-electric SUV with 200 miles of range within two years. Carmakers need to launch more plug-in electric vehicles to meet global regulations on emission reduction and energy efficiency. DON'T. Future Cars plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

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Pathfinder Hybrid SUV Preview

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When compared with other SUV hybrids on the market, the extra cost is relatively low and could make the Pathfinder Hybrid one of the more affordable hybrid sport utilities. The SUV may be one of the most fuel-efficient models ever produced by Nissan.

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Bentley Bentayga SUV to be luxury brand's first plug-in hybrid

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Unlike rival Rolls-Royce, which may go directly to an all-electric model in future, Bentley has set its sights on plug-in hybrids first—and the Bentayga luxury SUV will be the first one from the brand. The plug-in versions of the Bentley Bentayga is expected to arrive next year, and will be capable of running solely on battery power and. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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GAC Motor officially releases all-electric SUV GE3 into the Chinese market

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China-based GAC Motor has introduced its all-electric GE3 SUV into the Chinese market; the GE3 made its international debut at the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January. The GE3 is based on a new EV platform and positioned as a medium- to high-end electric SUV.

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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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Jaguar Electric SUV As Soon As 2017? 'Radical' Styling Planned

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A variety of sources have reported that Jaguar will launch an all-electric SUV, and now a new. Since a concept version was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, all eyes have been on Audi's electric crossover to be the auto-industry establishment's first true rival to the Tesla Model X. But another luxury brand could beat Audi to the punch. plug-in cars

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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.

Mercedes-Benz’ GLC F-CELL fuel-cell plug-in hybrid SUV coming in 2017

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The 9 kWh battery pack is housed at the rear of the SUV to save space. The SUV is produced at the Mercedes-Benz Bremen plant, which acts as the competence center for the model series.

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97 SUVs For 2012

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Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage. For model year 2012, those of you in the market for a new SUV have roughly 100 vehicles to choose from.

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.

Tesla Model X trailer towing: how much range impact on electric SUV?

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As with other crossover SUVs, it's expected that at least some Model X owners will use their vehicles to tow things like boats, jet skis, and other recreational toys. The Tesla Model X boasts towing capability beyond that of any other electric car.

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BMW i5 electric crossover SUV in 2019: latest rumor-mill roundup

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The BMW i5 electric crossover SUV (with optional range extender) will likely be unveiled at an auto show sometime next year, and go into. The next electric BMW has been the subject of intense interest and discussion for many months. Now, we think we've pieced together a rough idea of the car, its timing, its configuration, and its technology. plug-in cars BMW i5

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So what happened to Tesla Model X electric SUV sales, anyway?

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A few years ago, before the Tesla Model X electric SUV went into production, company CEO Elon Musk said he thought it could outsell the older Model S hatchback luxury sedan. That hasn't happened. In the first three months of this year, Tesla said it delivered 11,550 Model Xes—but 13,450 Model Ses. DON'T MISS: 2016 Tesla Model X first drive. sales Tesla Motors plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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Model 3 mania, Porsche fast charging, electric Buick SUV, gas-mileage rollback? Today's Car News

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Today, it's mostly about the Tesla Model 3, but we also have a future electric SUV closely related to the Bolt EV, some startling and dire news for fuel-economy rules, and a change of heart from Fiat Chrysler. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The big news over the weekend and again today was the Tesla Model 3, officially launched into. Today in Car News

Hyundai Kona small SUV revealed, with electric version to come

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The 2018 Kona marks the brand's first foray into the subcompact SUV segment and will likely arrive in the United States next year or for 2019. Hyundai has finally shown the world its subcompact crossover utility vehicle, the 2018 Hyundai Kona. The Kona name comes from the tourist spot in Hawaii and is meant to signify the vehicle's adventurous. plug-in cars

JATO Dynamics: growth slowdown in Euro auto sales in March; SUVs still lead

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The SUV segment was the biggest growth driver, with its registrations counting for 25% of sales in March Q1 2016, an improvement on the 21.7% The Tucson was the third best-selling compact SUV, outselling other important players such as the Volkswagen Tiguan and Ford Kuga.

Outlander SUV: First 4WD EV

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Teased as a concept SUV last year, Mitsubishi has unveiled its plans for a production model Outlander four-wheel-drive (4WD) plug-in hybrid electric sport utility vehicle (PHESUV). The SUV will be sold in the U.S. The European market will get the SUV in late 2013.

Outlander SUV: First 4WD EV

Hybrid SUV Blog

Teased as a concept SUV last year, Mitsubishi has unveiled its plans for a production model Outlander four-wheel-drive (4WD) plug-in hybrid electric sport utility vehicle (PHESUV). The SUV will be sold in the U.S. The European market will get the SUV in late 2013.

SUVs became the largest and fastest-growing automotive segment in 2015; up 22% from 2014

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Global sales of SUVs surged 22% in 2015, supporting an overall increase in global sales of light vehicles of 1.7% SUVs overtook lower medium cars to become the largest automotive segment in 2015, accounting for 22.9% Sales of SUVs grew from 5 million units in 2000 to 20 million in 2015 and are forecast to hit 42 million units by 2031. An increasing number of consumers in key emerging markets will be in a position to trade up from smaller cars to SUVs. for SUVs.

Nissan to increase SUV production

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It may be leading the electric car push, but Nissan has not turned its back on larger vehicles including sport utility vehicles (SUVs). According to a report in the Nikkei, the Nissan Motor Company will add a third shift to its UK production line for SUVs in a bid to raise output by around 30 per [.]. Tags: Cars Green cars Latest news Nissan Nissan Europe Nissan Qashqai SUV Nissan Sunderland Nissan SUVs sports utility vehicles

Tesla Model X SUV Qualifies For $25K 'HUMMER Tax Break'

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Remember the gas-guzzler tax allowance, nicknamed the "HUMMER deduction" because it allowed small-business owners to buy massive, heavy, fuel-sucking SUVs and deduct a large piece of the cost from their taxes? The HUMMER brand went away as a result of the 2009 GM bankruptcy and government-backed restructuring. But the Section 179 tax credit has. tax incentives Tesla Motors plug-in cars

Audi introduces Q7 e-tron quattro diesel PHEV SUV at Geneva; 138 mpg US

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kWh, liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack, the large SUV covers up to 56 kilometers (34.8 Even the basic version of the large SUV rolls along gently and smoothly, while comfort is further enhanced by the optional adaptive air suspension with controlled damping.

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2011-2015 VW Touareg Hybrid SUVs Recalled For Battery Tray Fix

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The recently-discontinued Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid SUV is being recalled to address an issue with the tray that holds its battery pack. VW needs to fit a drain to the battery trays of just 825 2011 through 2015 models in order to ensure the trays drain water sufficiently. If water collects in the tray, it could cause an electrical short in the

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Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

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The Urus, a mid-size luxury SUV. The Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has abandoned any plans to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain in its sports cars in the near future. But instead it’s doubling down on the technology, and looking to use it where it might be best appreciated by the market: in its upcoming Urus sport-utility vehicle. Plug-In Hybrids

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Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept previews hydrogen-powered SUV coming in 2018

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The 2016 Toyota Mirai that followed it has now outsold Hyundai's hydrogen-powered SUV, but it's been known for a couple of years that the Korean maker will replace that model. The Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was actually the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle offered to U.S. drivers in recent years. At this week's Geneva auto show, the company unveiled. Geneva Motor Show hydrogen Future Cars Geneva Auto Show hydrogen fuel cell

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Most powerful Volvo ever is a plug-in hybrid SUV. Really.

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The Volvo XC90 T8 "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid SUV is now the most powerful production Volvo ever, thanks to tweaks from in-house tuner Polestar. Polestar started out as an independent race team and Volvo tuner, and was bought outright by the Swedish carmaker last year. Over the years, it's offered everything from parts to dedicated performance. Tuning Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Polestar

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Audi unveils h-tron quattro fuel cell SUV concept at Detroit; MLB evo platform

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The Hyundai iX (Tucson) Fuel Cell Vehicle SUV, with a 100 kW stack and 100 kW motor, has an NEDC fuel consumption of 0.95 The stainless steel hydrogen tank cap is located on the front right wing of the sporty SUV; its flap opens electrically.

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Audi Electric SUV To Target Tesla With LG Chem, Samsung Cells

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This much we know: a concept for the future Audi Q6 "coupe" SUV will be shown at next month's Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany. We also know an all-electric Q6 e-tron version will target the Tesla Model X, though more conventional Q6 versions with gasoline, diesel, and possibly plug-in hybrid powertrains will be sold as well. DON'T MISS: Audi Q6. lithium-ion battery pack plug-in cars lg-chem Samsung Audi Q6

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Model 3 MPGe, Prime vs Bolt EV vs Volt, electric SUV, Mirai for Hawaii: Today's Car News

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Today, a Tesla Model 3 EPA rating, a future electric SUV from Nissan, who loves tiny crossovers and who doesn't, and hydrogen fuel for Maui. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, we covered last week's most popular green-car news. One reviewer called the Chevy Bolt EV user interface "the best of any electric car" on the market. Today in Car News

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