The Audi Prologue Allroad concept was unveiled this week earlier than expected, it was initially due for release and showcase at the upcoming 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. There were whispers in regards to a third member of the prologue fleet for Audi, ultimately proven true with the news of this next iteration A6 Allroad. Under […]

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Sales of battery electric vehicles increased by 73 percent in European markets last year, though analysts are predicting that they will be overtaken by plug-in hybrid sales very soon. As a whole, sales of electrified vehicles rose by 50 percent in 2014, with 97,791 vehicles purchased throughout the region. More than half (58,244) of these […]

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Volvo Cars has revealed its XC90 PHEV will start at $68,100 before any tax incentives. Considered the world’s first seven passenger plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, Volvo will bring its XC90 T8 Twin Engine to the United States this summer. This PHEV version of the new XC90 is powered by Volvo’s 2.0 liter supercharged and turbocharged […]

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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), announced earlier this week the upcoming availability of its new plug-in hybrid electric SUV for the Asian marketplace, to be named Energy. EDI describes itself as a global leader in advanced zero emissions, high-efficiency hybrid and electric drivetrain solutions provider. The vehicle is a full-size Chinese SUV with a 2.4 Liter […]

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General Motors has wowed electrified vehicle enthusiasts by announcing the most effective plug-in hybrid – the 2016 Volt – and one of the highest-mpg midsized sedans – the 2016 Malibu Hybrid – but a mystery surrounds these cars’ comparative efficiency. The issue is this: The 1.5-liter-based Volt’s drive unit – its electrified transmission – and […]

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During the Geneva Motor Show last month, Porsche President and CEO Matthias Müller said it is planning release of a Macan plug-in hybrid in the next year or two.  “We’re working on it. We’ll have it in one or two years,” Müller stated frankly to IndianAutosBlog.  After denial of the possibility of a Macan hybrid last October by a Porsche […]

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On April 2, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced that the state will be adding $2 million into Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) program. Unlike Georgia, which is in the process of trying to get its EV incentives program revoked, or Illinois, which has already halted its Alternative Fuel Rebate Program, Massachusetts has chosen to […]

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The BMW i8 won the title of 2015 World Green Car during the New York International Auto Show. This is the second year in a row the BMW i brand wins this award, having won it last year with the BMW i3. BMW’s BlueMotion technology won the very same award in 2010. For 2015, the […]

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Mercedes-Benz revealed a sketch of its Concept GLC Coupé today, announcing that a full release will come later this month. The Concept GLC Coupé will debut at the Shanghai Auto Show at the end of April as a near-production-standard study. The concept “transforms the successful GLE Coupé formula into a more compact segment. The dynamically […]

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As promised last week, Mercedes-Benz is introducing a plug-in version of its SUV GLE. Billed as the GLE550e 4MATIC, this marks the first hybrid SUV from the German car company. It will be on display at the New York International Auto Show next month alongside its siblings, the diesel GLE300d and the high-performance AMG GLE63 […]

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