This month Nissan released its all-new Murano Hybrid in China, but the company’s plans for the hybrid model in the U.S. remains unclear. “As a key market in Nissan’s global business, China is the first market to introduce the hybrid version of Murano,” Nissan said. Nissan is looking to tap into “young urbanites” in the […]

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The complexity of Tesla Motor’s yet-to-be-released battery electric SUV, the Model X, is leading to challenges at the factory and is slowing down production of the Model S sedan. After already undergoing a series of delays, the highly anticipated Model X is set to be released in September or October. Though Tesla CEO Elon Musk […]

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The Tesla Model X has been spied out in public once again, but this time the battery electric SUV had a cargo trailer in tow. Public sightings of the Model X are becoming more and more prevalent. And, with the official release date in as little as three months, the fervor over this zero-emission SUV […]

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Audi said that a new, all-electric SUV will be one of the key vehicles to help Audi grow, along with integrating more self-driving features into its vehicles. Rupert Stadler, CEO of Audi, discussed the carmaker’s strategy for the SUV segment at the company’s annual general meeting in Germany last week. “We intend to continue growing […]

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Following a complete teardown and analysis of a BMW i3, Detroit-based Munro & Associates says it uncovered numerous unique assembly techniques and innovative systems inspiring the firm’s head to praise its sophistication as unrivaled. “This is, without a question of a doubt, the most advanced vehicle on the planet,” said Munro, CEO of Munro & […]

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Honda’s base 2016 HR-V will start at $19,115 in the U.S. for the LX 2wd with the six speed transmission. This base price includes as standard equipment 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button electric parking brake, rearview camera with guidelines, Pandora radio and Bluetooth. The HR-V is available in LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims, and in […]

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This week at the Shanghai Motor Show, the Chinese-Israeli automotive manufacturer Qoros revealed its adventurous new 2 PHEV concept. Drawing on a mix of Chinese and German design features, the 2 PHEV is looking to appeal to “young, open-minded and efficiency-conscious consumers” according to Carscoops. The 2 PHEV’s design includes pushing its wheels out to each […]

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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. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., 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 […]

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Nissan will be selling a fuel efficient new hybrid SUV in Japan next month, releasing the X-Trail Hybrid at dealers throughout the country. It’s a variation of the company’s already-established X-Trail, a compact crossover that was first launched in Japan 15 years ago. Last year the company revamped the model with a sleek new look […]

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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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