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14.03.2019 - 13:12

Mercedes-AMG to offer all models as PHEV

Mercedes-AMG will optionally offer all future models as plug-in hybrids. This was explained by Frank Overmeyer, emissions strategist at Daimler. Mercedes-AMG currently offers a range of mild hybrid models, but will not continue on this path.

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13.03.2019 - 12:50

Infiniti plans 2020 withdrawal from Western Europe

Nissan’s luxury brand Infiniti will withdraw from Western Europe at the beginning of 2020. According to the manufacturer, it intends to focus instead on growth markets, particularly China and North America. Western Europe will therefore no longer play a role in the brand’s planned electrical offensive.

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05.03.2019 - 15:53

Europe: Honda to electrify all vehicles as of 2025

Honda is intensifying their electrification strategy in Europe: The Japanese manufacturer is now announcing that 100 percent of its new vehicles sold in Europe will be equipped with an electrified drive system by 2025. The strategy extends Honda’s “Electric Vision” announced in 2017.

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05.03.2019 - 15:33

New hybrid systems E-TECH & E-TECH Plug-in by Renault

At the Geneva Motor Show, Renault will present the E-TECH modular hybrid system in the new Clio, which combines an internal combustion engine with two electric motors and a small 1.2 kWh battery and was designed to cover up to 80% of urban traffic with electricity.

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28.02.2019 - 13:14

Kia introduces new Niro Hybrid and PHEV

Following the market launch of the e-Niro, Kia is also revising the two hybrid versions of the model for model year 2020. The new versions of the Niro Hybrid and the Niro Plug-in Hybrid will make their debut at the Geneva Motor Show.

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28.02.2019 - 12:53

2020: Hyundai plans new electric vehicle platform

The Hyundai Group has announced the introduction of a new model in 2020 based on a new stand-alone electric car platform. With the new architecture, Hyundai aims to further reduce the cost of electric cars and increase production efficiency.

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25.02.2019 - 14:34

Volvo goes for better PHEVs and mild hybrids

Volvo presents improved and newly developed plug-in hybrid drives that will be used in the entire model range. This means that Volvo has expanded its production capacities so that 25 % of total production will now be concerned with PHEVs. Mild hybrids will also be introduced in the coming months.

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14.02.2019 - 10:31

Corolla rags on plug-ins

In a new TV advert for the Corolla hybrid, Toyota dished out some dirt against their plug-in competitors and called on customers not to “get left behind” and invest in their self-charging hybrid.

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12.02.2019 - 14:55

Lyft aims for major expansion this year

The ride-hailing company Lyft plans to add 1,000 electric vehicles to its platform this year and will make it easier for riders to request them through Green Mode. Selecting that option, passengers will be able to choose between hybrid or electric vehicles.

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08.02.2019 - 14:08

Hyundai considers car sharing service

Hyundai is considering introducing its own car sharing business for its electric cars.  For the use of an EV in a Hyundai fleet, users would pay tariffs according to the distance travelled, time in use, or energy consumption. 

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07.02.2019 - 11:04

Mass marketing fail

Volkswagen was to make 3% of sales with EVs in 2018, estimated Martin Winterkorn in 2010 but now we know, they failed. According to VW, it delivered 6.24 million vehicles in 2018, of which only around 50,000 were electric cars and plug-in hybrids so they did not even manage to crack the 1% mark. Much […]

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30.01.2019 - 17:33

NEVS buys 20% of Koenigsegg to develop electric cars

Chinese-owned Saab successor NEVS (National Electric Vehicle Sweden) has invested 150 million dollars to acquire 20 per cent of the shares in the Swedish sports car manufacturer Koenigsegg. The deal is part of a strategic partnership between the two manufacturers.

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20.01.2019 - 18:10

Infiniti to sell only electrified vehicles as of 2025

Infiniti is accelerating their electrification plans. Nissan’s luxury brand will sell 100% electric and hybrid cars, starting in 2025 rather than going it halfway. Infiniti is previewing said electric future in Detroit, where the QX Inspiration Concept is currently in the limelight.

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18.01.2019 - 18:57

Ford debuts Mondeo hybrid as station wagon

Ford presented the new Mondeo at the Brussels Motor Show. One of the most important innovations is that the Mondeo series now also includes a hybrid station wagon. Plus, the Mondeo Hybrid as a four-door sedan remains on offer.

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17.01.2019 - 16:58

Hyundai revamping Ioniq hybrid and PHEV

The hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Hyundai Ioniq are being redesigned in regards to body and interior. Bluelink telematics services are also being introduced. The official presentation for the facelift for the all-electric Ioniq will follow at a later date.

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16.01.2019 - 13:27

Ford presents Explorer Hybrid in Detroit

At the Detroit Auto Show, Ford presented the next generation of the SUV Explorer. This time round they present a hybrid variant for the first time so that will add some electricity to the powertrain for a combined 318 horsepower.

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15.01.2019 - 17:44

Lexus presents convertible version of LC Coupé (Video)

Rumours about a convertible version of the Lexus LC sports car seem to be coming true. At the NAIAS in Detroit, Toyota’s luxury brand now presents the corresponding model called the LC Convertible Concept. The production version is expected before the year’s end.

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11.01.2019 - 16:30

Honda producing next BEV for China

Honda plans to develop more than 20 electrified vehicle models for the Chinese market by 2025. Following the previously introduced battery-electric VE-1, this year another BEV designed with car-sharing services in mind will follow. Further details have not been announced yet.

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11.01.2019 - 16:06

Ford to offer electrified options for every model

Ford is planning on restructuring their business in Europe, in order to improve their competitiveness as well as profitability. As part of this effort, Ford Europe has announced that beginning with the new Focus, each model series would receive an electric version in future.

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03.01.2019 - 14:53

GAC completes EV plant on new industrial park

Chinese vehicle manufacturer, Guangzhou Automobile Group, has completed construction on the EV plant at their new industrial park in their home city. In addition, the company’s subsidiary, GAC Motor, and Japanese supplier Aisin AW intend to establish a joint venture for drive modules at the park.

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02.01.2019 - 13:46

Italy to subsidise EVs and tax ICEs

The Italian government plans to launch a subsidy package for the purchase of electric and hybrid vehicles with up to €6,000. At the same time, taxes for the purchase of gasoline and diesel vehicles will increase.

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10.12.2018 - 15:51

Schaeffler quad with pedal-assist near production

Supplier Schaeffler increasingly feels at home as an e-mobility developer and announces that it will present three concept vehicles at the CES in Las Vegas in January 2019 – including a near-production version of a LEV by their so-called Bio-Hybrid unit.

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07.12.2018 - 16:13

ZF invests €3BN in hybrid production capacity

German transmissions supplier ZF launches an investment program of more than three billion euros to produce more future-safe products – above all hybrid transmissions. 800 million alone will flow into ZF’s transmission technology plant in Saarbrucken.

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06.12.2018 - 17:58

Researchers look at potential of hybrid aircraft

Researchers from the University of Illinois created a flight-performance simulator in order to model potential fuel savings for two  hybrid systems for airplanes. The simulations include take off, climb, cruise, descent, and landing.

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06.12.2018 - 00:17

EV sales on (a pretty) record high in Germany

This November the German authority KBA registered an exact 4,262 electric cars in the country. According to our eMobility Dashboard this means EV sales have reached a record high as this translates to plus 40.6 per cent compared to the same month last year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/21/ford-to-invest-900-million-in-electric-vehicle-production/
21.03.2019 12:45