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.

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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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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Top five SUVs for less than £250 per month

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Top five SUVs for less than £250 per month

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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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Audi e-tron electric SUV orders to open Sept. 17

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After having the car's formal debut interrupted by an arrest, Audi announced that it will begin taking orders for its all-electric e-tron SUV on September 17, the company said last week. The car's formal debut August 30 in Brussels was postponed after Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested by authorities in Germany for his role in a widespread

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New Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV for China features GM Tripower propulsion system

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The all-new Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV that is coming to China later this month features the all-new General Motors TriPower propulsion system that incorporates multiple innovative technologies, and that is also deployed on the Silverado with a 2.7-liter engine.

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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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China EV company Nio files for $1.8B IPO; targeting China’s premium BEV SUV market

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The company is initially targeting China’s premium battery-electric SUV market. The ES8 is a 7-seater electric SUV with an all-aluminum alloy body. The ES6 is a 5-seater, high-performance premium electric SUV, set at a lower price point than the ES8 to target a broader customer base.

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BMW debuts iX3 SUV electric car

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The iX3 SUV, revealed in Beijing today, brings BMW into the mainstream when it comes to electric cars. No longer will BMW electrics be specialized models that look like science experiments, made of space-age carbon fiber or riding on skinny tires for the ultimate efficiency. Instead, the company will revert to building electric versions of its

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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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Ford introducing new midsize SUV in China; Territory will offer 48V mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants

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Ford has released the first images of the new Territory, a mid-size SUV targeted at new buyers in emerging cities in China. The all-new SUV will be manufactured at JMC’s Xiao Lan plant, which meets Ford’s global manufacturing standards.

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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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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.

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Nissan’s global sales driven by strong momentum in crossover and SUV models

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Nissan’s global crossover and SUV models increased nearly 13%, while INFINITI luxury crossovers and SUVs were up almost 9% in 2017. In total, Nissan increased global crossover and SUV volume by nearly 230,000 vehicles last year.

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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.

Camera mirrors could add range to Audi e-tron electric SUV

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Audi is pulling out all the efficiency stops on its upcoming electric e-tron SUV. In an electric SUV, that's It's currently slated to be the first production car to offer cameras in place of exterior rearview mirrors. Exterior mirrors have always been a bane to automotive engineers trying to improve efficiency (not to mention reduce wind noise.)

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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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Audi details battery for 2019 e-tron electric SUV

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When the Audi e-tron battery-electric SUV goes on sale next year, its 432 battery cells will drink from a 150-kw charging firehose–a rate quicker than the Jaguar I-Pace or a Tesla Model S. The high-energy battery pack, detailed by Audi in Berlin on Wednesday, has an apt, caffeinated analogy built right into its sandwich layer of lithium-ion

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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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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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Volkswagen unveils third-generation Touareg SUV in China; plug-in hybrid drive this year

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Volkswagen held the world premiere of its new, third-generation Touareg SUV in China—its largest market. Volkswagen SUV campaign. The brand’s range of SUVs is also being expanded comprehensively. The first all-electric SUV from Volkswagen—the I.D.

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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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2016 Honda Pilot Seven-Seat SUV Rated At 22 Or 23 MPG Combined

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Fuel Economy Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUVThe 2016 Honda Pilot gets a slight bump in fuel efficiency as part of a ground-up redesign. The new Pilot was unveiled back in February at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and we now know that it will achieve an EPA-rated 23 mpg combined (20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway) with front-wheel drive and the optional nine-speed automatic transmission. That's an.

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Some crossover SUVs get easier fuel-economy rules, others don't

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It's an SUV," you'll likely hear, or perhaps, "it's called a crossover"—short for crossover utility vehicle, or a car-based SUV. DON'T MISS: Are you driving a car, a crossover, an SUV, or a. What's a truck? If you tell your average suburban family that they're hauling their kids to school and sports practices in a truck, many will push back.

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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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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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

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Audi e-tron electric SUV debut delayed in latest diesel backlash

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Now that effort has been delayed by the arrest of Audi's CEO, Rupert Stadler, who was scheduled to introduce the brand's first electric car, the 2019 Audi e-tron SUV, at an event in Brussels on August 30. In the wake of its massive diesel emissions scandal, VW and its luxury brand Audi apologized by promising to deliver electric cars.

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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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