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Aston Martin is pledging to electrify its fleet entirely in the near future with hybrid and electric variants up and down the upscale line. CEO Andy Palmer says all its vehicle offering will be hybridized by somewhere near 2025. By 2030, Palmer expects sales to be 25 percent battery electric vehicles and the remainder hybrid […]

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French carmaker PSA Groupe’s premium brand DS Automobiles has announced it will be releasing a new electrified model each year, starting with the DS 7 Crossback. The DS 7 Crossback E-Tense will have a plug-in hybrid powertrain capable of 300 horsepower and 60 kilometers (37.28 miles) of battery range. An SUV will arrive in spring […]

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Mercedes-AMG has shed more light on its future high-performance plug-in hybrid plans. In an interview with Automotive News, Tobias Moers, chairman of the Daimler division, said that the company plans to add plug-in hybrids to its lineup through the EQ Power+ subbrand launched in March at the Geneva auto show. The first plug-in hybrid vehicle […]

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Bentley Motors has revealed the electric convertible EXP 12 Speed 6e concept at the ongoing Geneva Motor Show – and would like to receive feedback on it. The British luxury automaker has little to say about the electric motor and its power, and the size and range capability of its battery pack. Most of the […]

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Bentley says plug-in hybrid drivetrains make the most sense for its elite-class customer base – enough to offer them as an option for all its ultra-luxury vehicles. Speaking last week at Automotive News World Congress, held in Detroit in conjunction with the auto show, Bentley CEO Wolfgang Durheimer said that all Bentley models will have […]

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The Lucid Air may be able to travel up to 400 miles per charge, but how long will it take to build and sell it? The startup electric carmaker, formerly Atieva, turned heads last week with claims made for the upcoming Air “executive class” sedan and its impressive photo gallery. Now Lucid Motors is setting […]

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Daimler is reportedly preparing six, and as many as nine, electric car models to directly compete with Tesla and Audi. That statement – made by a person familiar with the matter and published by Reuters – ties in with another recent report from Automobilwoche, a sister publication to Automotive News Europe. Automobilwoche said that company sources […]

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LeEco will be investing 12 billion yuan ($1.8 billion) to build a plant in China capable of producing 400,000 electric cars per year. Known for its LeSee electric concept car and alliance with Faraday Future, LeEco said that its first China factory will be built in two phases. The plant will be built in Deqing […]

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PSA Peugeot Citroen will be rolling out two platforms with vehicles in 2019 powered by gasoline, diesel, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric powertrains. Both of the two new global platforms will first appear in DS luxury models. PSA Group will at first be rolling out an all-electric luxury model that can drive 279 miles per charge […]

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