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To help explain the driving force behind a spate of new EV announcements, one need only look towards the world’s largest car market – China. With passenger car sales somewhere north of 22 million units, the Chinese market is truly gigantic. To put it in perspective, the sum of last year’s growth nearly outstripped the Australian […]

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Sergio Marchionne, the gregarious sweater-clad leader of FCA, spoke to CNBC on Monday morning about the fortunes of electrification at his speediest marque, Ferrari. Ferrari reportedly has no plans to introduce an EV to its portfolio of offerings. Executives at Maranello have repeatedly indicated that electric cars would simply not fit in with the brand image […]

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The Range Rover Sport is now available as a plug-in hybrid, which happens to be the company’s first car capable of zero-emissions driving. The British automaker has updated the entire 2018 Range Rover Sport lineup, giving the SUV a facelift featuring a new front bumper, an updated grille, and LED headlights. Inside the cabin, the […]

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Ford is setting up a new team to study and develop more electric vehicles. Ford told Automotive News yesterday that the automaker is setting up a new internal team to develop full EVs. It will operate separately from Ford’s hybrid and plug-in hybrid teams. “We see an inflection point in the major markets toward battery […]

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Porsche’s latest sports car is actually a plug-in hybrid wagon. That’s the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo. It’s a mouthful of a name for an exciting hybrid. One that offers huge power, exceptional handling, and a 30 mile electric range. The Turbo S E-Hybrid uses a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 and an electric motor. […]

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BMW has officially debuted its new X7 iPerformance Concept at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, previewing the production version of the upcoming full-size SUV. BMW says the X7 design study is exemplified by its vertical proportions, which are most apparent up front where the tall, redesigned BMW kidney grilles reside. The rear also appears very […]

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There’s a new plug-in hybrid electric range champion and it’s Honda’s latest, the Clarity plug-in has the highest range in its class. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has an EPA rated range of 47 miles on a single charge. That makes it tops in class amongst mid-size plug-in hybrids. It has a big lead […]

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Mercedes-Benz has rolled out the latest plug-in hybrid version of the S-Class full-size sedan at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show – the S 560e. The S 560e combines Mercedes’ 3.0-liter, 367 horsepower V6 engine with a 90 kW (about 120 hp) electric motor housed within the 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission. The lithium ion battery pack […]

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How does BMW M Hybrid sound to you? Along with confirming an all-electric, four-door sedan concept will debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW announced it aims to have 25 electrified models available by 2025 and one of them will be an M model. Of those 25 electrified vehicles, at least 12 will be […]

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The Mercedes Concept EQ A debuts next week. Although most of the excitement from Mercedes at Frankfurt Motor Show will involve AMG’s Project One hypercar, the Concept EQ A will be more attainable by general consumers. Little is still known about the Concept EQ A, but it will preview the German automaker’s entry-level electric offering […]

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