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  1. 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid

    Competition News
    2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid The new 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid has a 9.8-kWh lithium-ion polymer battery that gets an EPA 27 miles of electric-only driving before the gas engine is needed. Other efficiency numbers are: 57 city, 60 highway and 59 combined. Which beats the 2015...
  2. Ford F-750 Plug-In Hybrid

    Ford Truck Discussion
    Ford F-750 Plug-In Hybrid Ford DUECO inc. is delivering 22 F-750 chassis cabs outfitted as Terex® T55 bucket trucks to PECO, an electric and natural gas utility based in Philadelphia. The 22 bucket trucks feature an Odyne plug-in hybrid system. Power System The Odyne hybrid power system...
  3. Mercedes-Benz Now Accepting Orders For C350 Plug-In Hybrid

    Competition News
    Mercedes-Benz Now Accepting Orders For C350 Plug-In Hybrid Insideevs The new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate, C 350 Plug-In Hybrid, described earlier here and presented at the 2015 NAIAS, is now available for order. In Germany, the price was set at €50,961.75 (over $57,700) for the Saloon...
  4. Audi to add a new plug-in hybrid every year, launch multiple EVs

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    Audi to add a new plug-in hybrid every year, launch multiple EVs Audi has announced plans to "swiftly" expand the number of plug-in hybrids in their lineup. Citing the successful launch of the A3 Sportback e?tron, Audi says a new e?tron model will be introduced every year. The company declined...
  5. BMW details 3-Series plug-in hybrid

    Competition News
    BMW details experimental 3-Series plug-in hybrid Leftlane BMW has introduced an experimental 3-Series powered by a gasoline-electric plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Based on the facelifted 3-Series that will be introduced next year, the plug-in hybrid model is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter...
  6. Cadillac CT6 Is A Plug-In Hybrid With Streaming Video Interior Mirror

    Competition News
    Cadillac CT6 Forum Cadillac CT6 Is A Plug-In Hybrid With Streaming Video Interior Mirror GM president Mark Reuss is showing off a host of new products to investors today, including the long-awaited Cadillac flagship. Details of the CT6 are beginning to trickle out and that includes a 0-60...
  7. Mercedes-Benz confirms plans for 10 new plug-in hybrids by 2017

    Competition News
    Mercedes-Benz confirms plans for 10 new plug-in hybrids by 2017 Mercedes-Benz executives have confirmed plans to launch 10 new hybrid plug-in models by 2017. Following the launch event for the S500 plug-in hybrid, Mercedes-Benz development chief Dr. Thomas Weber promised the company is set to...
  8. Ford Plug-in Models Maintain Sales Momentum in July

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford Plug-in Models Maintain Sales Momentum in July July was another big sales month for Ford Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles. - Ford Fusion Energi PHEV was up 201.23%, with sales of 1,226 vs 407 for July 2013. YTD sales are up 274.74% at 7,461 vs 1,991. - Ford C-Max Energi PHEV was up...
  9. Ford #1 Plug-In Manufacturer for June

    Ford Corporate News
    Ford #1 Plug-In Manufacturer for June Conventional hybrid vehicles continue to take a sales decline for June, with Fusion Hybrid down to 3016 vs 3057 for 2013, C-MAX Hybrid down to 1952 vs 2889 for 2013, with MKZ Hybrid up just 19 units to 787 vs 768 for June 2013. Comparing the...
  10. VW/Audi plans plug-in hybrid offensive

    Competition News
    Audi plans plug-in hybrid offensive Automotive News June 27, 2014 - 4:46 am ET -- UPDATED: 6/27/14 5:40 am ET - adds U.S./China sales start VIENNA, Austria -- Audi plans to launch at least four plug-in hybrid cars as it bets on the technology to counter rival BMW's electric car offensive. Audi...
  11. Canada Dealer Offering 2014 MKZ Plug-In Hybrid?

    Lincoln Discussion
    Canada Dealer Offering 2014 MKZ Plug-In Hybrid? Vancouver Ford Lincoln It looks like a Lincoln dealer in Canada is offering a 2014 Lincoln MKZ Plug-In Hybrid that does not exist. "The 2014 Lincoln MKZ Plug in Hybrid is the perfect blend of size, refinement, power and efficiency. It also comes...
  12. Chrysler 100, midsize CUV and plug-in hybrid minivan launch bid to go mainstream

    Chrysler Group Discussion
    Chrysler 100, midsize CUV and plug-in hybrid minivan launch bid to go mainstream Gardner set a sales target of 800,000 units by 2018, which marks an increase of 350,000 units compared to its 2013 sales results. That's a pretty big ask for a brand that's struggled to define itself over the past...
  13. VW to offer 15 Plug-In Vehicles by 2017.....What about Ford?

    Competition News
    VW to offer 15 Plug-In Vehicles by 2017.....What about Ford? InsideEVs recently reported that VW plans to launch 15 plug-in vehicles by 2017. Which includes Porsche, VW, Audi and Skoda models. But VW is offering even more electrified vehicles when adding in the 7 hybrids already available...
  14. Audi may add plug-in hybrid A6, A8 and Q7 to range [w/poll]

    European Competition
    Audi may add plug-in hybrid A6, A8 and Q7 to range [w/poll] Audi could be getting even more diverse with its powertrains for the A6, A8 and Q7, moving beyond offering just gas- and diesel-powered models and adding plug-in hybrid variants of the three luxury vehicles. The report comes from...
  15. Ford Plug-In Sales 2013 - Canada

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Ford Plug-In Sales 2013 - Canada We don't hear much about Ford Canada sales as it relates to plug-in and hybrid vehicles. This is because Ford does not offer monthly Canada plug-in sales numbers. Thanks to Insideevs, the 2013 YTD sales data finally available. 1. Chevy Volt – 931 2. Tesla...
  16. Rolls-Royce planning plug-in hybrid

    European Competition
    Rolls-Royce planning plug-in hybrid Autoblog March 10, 2014 by Noah Joseph Rolls-Royce is not the first marque you'd think of when it comes to environmentally friendly transportation. Its cars are big – often the size of SUVs – and pack ginormous twelve-cylinder engines displacing over six and...
  17. Spied: BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid ahead of 2014 launch

    Competition News
    BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid spied once again ahead of this year's launch Worldcarfans A prototype of the BMW 3-Series Plug-in Hybrid was caught on camera conducting winter testing ahead of a full reveal scheduled for later this year. It was only several days ago when our spies sent us a...
  18. Porsche developing Macan plug-in hybrid

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    Porsche developing Macan plug-in hybrid Porsche kicks off production of the new Macan SUV at its freshly-expanded Leipzig facility, the company has slowly disclosed more details about its future plans for the platform. Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller suggests the company is currently developing a...
  19. Almost Half of US Cadillac Dealers Say No to ELR Plug-In Hybrid

    General Motors Discussion
    Almost half of US Cadillac dealers say no to ELR plug-in hybrid - green.Autoblog By Domenick Yoney Posted Feb 18th 2014 As much as we'd like to see the more affluent among us driving on electricity, we can certainly understand the dealers' apparent lack of enthusiasm. The article cites costs...
  20. 2015 Focus - Gas, Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid or Electric?

    Ford Brand News - Global
    2015 Focus - Gas, Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid or Electric? With the reports already surfacing that the 2015 refreshed Focus will also bring a plug-in hybrid Energi model, a hybrid is all but certain. And this makes a whole to of sense for Ford. Toyota who has owned the hybrid market in the US has...
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