Next year, Kia plans to begin delivering the Kia Niro, an all-new hybrid SUV. Kia said it designed the Niro from “the ground up as a dedicated hybrid” to satisfy two growing markets: low emission vehicles and compact SUVs. The Niro is also one of the first vehicles to be launched under Kia’s new green […]

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In addition to state and federal tax credits, the Tesla Model X may be eligible for up to a $25,000 tax deduction known as the “Hummer Tax Loophole.” It falls under IRS Section 179, but was given its nickname after many companies used it to deduct the purchase of large SUVs – gas-guzzling SUVs, and so […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk posted a mysterious series of tweets last Friday, including one referencing a Tesla Model Y. Just as puzzling, he later deleted them. In the Twitter conversation, a Tesla fan asked if the Model 3 crossover will have falcon wing doors, similar to the configuration on the Model X. “There will be […]

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After a very long wait, the Tesla Model X has finally transitioned from rumors and spy shots into to a solid vehicle ready for delivery. CEO Elon Musk revealed the production version of the Model X in front of an exuberant crowd on Tuesday, delivering the first few at the end of his presentation. At […]

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Toyota is one of the global leaders for hybrid cars, and yet the automaker’s alternatively-fueled vehicles have been markedly absent from the crossover segment. But just as the RAV4 Hybrid is about to hit the market, talk of a second electrified CUV has started churning. On display at the Frankfurt auto show this month is […]

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On display alongside the new generation of Volkswagen Tiguan this week in Frankfurt is the company’s first plug-in hybrid SUV concept based on its new MQB modular architecture, dubbed the Tiguan GTE. Volkswagen’s new design for the second generation of this SUV isn’t one of the more dramatic facelifts seen recently. but perhaps it didn’t […]

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Jaguar Land Rover is working on plans to electrify its line of SUVs in one form or fashion, and is showing three new concepts this week. Dr. Wolfgang Epple, director of research and technology for Jaguar Land Rover, talked more about the company’s Concept-e project. “This is a long-term Jaguar Land Rover research project exploring […]

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The revamped Lexus RX 450h Hybrid gets more horsepower and more space for the 2016 model year, according to details released by Lexus yesterday. Now in the fourth generation for the series – and the sixth year for the hybrid version – the redesigned 2016 RX 450h gets a boost in power, better handling and […]

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As Chrysler celebrates its 90th anniversary, announced plans to rework its current fleet and add new models, which will include the brand’s first plug-in hybrid vehicles. The first to arrive will be a plug-in hybrid version of one of the brand’s most prominent models: the Town & Country minivan. Officially in its 25th model year, […]

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Europeans will get their first glimpse of the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid this month, with sales also set to begin in September. The Outlander PHEV has been completely revamped for 2016, with new styling, improved handling and a smoother ride among its changes. But this redesign didn’t come about because the model was lagging […]

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