Tag: PHEV

Sep 21, 2020 - 06:53 pm

Belgium aims for all-electric company cars by 2026

The emerging Vivaldi coalition in Belgium is planning a ban on new company cars with combustion engines from 2026. The seven parties are still in negotiations to form the government. But should they succeed, this would be a big step.

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Sep 20, 2020 - 02:07 pm

Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions is operational

Punch Powertrain PSA e-transmissions, the joint venture between the French PSA Group and the Belgian transmission manufacturer Punch Powertrain, has now been established following official approvals. The company started operations on 17 September.

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Sep 19, 2020 - 09:58 am

Ford lays founding stone to produce the F-150

Ford has now officially laid the foundation stone for a new facility next to its truck plant in Dearborn, Michigan, to produce the electric version of the F-150 pickup truck from mid-2022. A hybrid version of the pickup truck will also be produced there.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 12:57 pm

Evergrande earns half a billion dollars via shares

Evergrande New Energy Vehicle, the NEV offshoot of the Chinese Evergrande Group, has raised around half a billion US dollars in fresh capital by selling treasury shares to a number of external investors. Among the investors are prominent names like Tencent and Didi Chuxing.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 04:48 pm

Scania launches sales of BEV & PHEV trucks

Scania has announced the official market launch of its all-battery electric truck and plug-in hybrid truck. With these two models, the VW subsidiary brand initially intends to focus primarily on urban applications.

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Sep 15, 2020 - 01:19 pm

Jaguar F-Pace now available as plug-in hybrid

Jaguar has reworked their F-Pace and for the new model year is giving the SUV a plug-in hybrid version and mild hybrid technology for the first time. The PHEV variant is designated F-Pace P400e and should offer a standard electric range of up to 33 miles (53km).

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Sep 14, 2020 - 05:54 pm

Used EVs to qualify for Scottish Transport Loan

Starting on 28 September, the Scottish Low Carbon Transport Loan will be extended to include coverage for used electric vehicles. So far, the programme has provided over £85 million in funding to to help locals switch to ultra-low emission and electric vehicles.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 05:53 pm

Highways England funds business EV trials

The British government-owned company Highways England is handing £9.3 million to local authorities to encourage businesses with diesel van fleets to convert to electric. The scheme works by offering the businesses a free trial of electric vehicles for two months.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 01:57 pm

Land Rover Defender comes as plug-in hybrid in 2021

Land Rover has announced a new model year of the Defender, which JLR will offer as a plug-in hybrid for the first time. The 297 kW motor for the PHEV that sells under the name Defender P400e (for 400 hp) is already familiar from other models of the manufacturer.

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Sep 8, 2020 - 01:53 pm

BYD slightly boosts EV sales in August

BYD sold more New Energy Vehicles in August than in July. If the sales figures of the country’s largest NEV manufacturer are taken as an indicator, the situation on the Chinese market for New Energy Vehicles could calm down a bit. For the year as a whole, however, the number of EV sales remains in […]

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Sep 8, 2020 - 01:46 pm

Hyundai & SK Innovation cooperate on battery eco-system

Hyundai Motor Group and SK Innovation have agreed to work together to develop a sustainable ecosystem for electric vehicle batteries. The cooperation of the South Korean companies will include various business areas not directly related to cell manufacturing.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 02:50 pm

KIT & Skeleton developing graphene batteries

The ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies has announced a cooperation with the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The partners are working together on the development of a graphene battery with a charging time of only 15 seconds.

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Sep 4, 2020 - 03:30 pm

Plug-in hybrid Jeep Wrangler coming in 2021

Jeep is expanding its range of electrified models with the Wrangler 4xe with plug-in hybrid drive, which will be available in Europe, China and the US in early 2021. The Wrangler 4xe follows the Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe partly electric vehicles that are already available for order.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 04:44 pm

Plug-in hybrid S-Class coming in 2021

Mercedes has just presented the new generation of the S-Class in Sindelfingen, Germany. The luxury sedan will be launched with a 48-volt hybrid, with the plug-in hybrid with an electric range of up to 100 kilometres to follow in 2021.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 04:01 pm

NewMotion & Char.gy announce roaming deal

NewMotion has announced a new roaming partnership with on-street charge point operator Char.gy. This will add a significant number new electric vehicle charge points to their UK roaming network.

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Sep 2, 2020 - 12:42 pm

Norway records 5,704 new electric cars in August

In Norway, 5,704 new electric cars were registered in July. Electric cars accounted for 52.8 per cent of new passenger car registrations. With 755 units, the Audi e-tron was the most popular model across all drive types.

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Aug 27, 2020 - 02:01 pm

Kia reveals Sorento PHEV set to launch in 2021

Kia presents the Sorento plug-in hybrid set for launch in select European markets in early 2021. The Sorento is the brand’s first SUV riding on the platform, that forms the new technical basis for the firm’s electrification strategy.

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Aug 26, 2020 - 04:54 pm

Porsche reveals revamped Panamera

Porsche presents the extensively revised Panamera, for which a further plug-in hybrid version is also available: The Panamera 4S E-Hybrid supplements the PHEV range with a completely new drive system with 412 kW (560 hp) system power.

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Aug 21, 2020 - 02:13 pm

UK: Volvo XC40 in three new hybrid variants for 2021

Volvo has introduced a new entry-level version of its XC40 Recharge Plug-in Hybrid that will cost British buyers less than 40,000 pounds when it arrives in 2021. Also new on the line-up are two mild-hybrid petrol variants of the Recharge T4.

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Aug 17, 2020 - 03:29 pm

Peugeot is planning electric GTi models as PSE

Peugeot intends to replace its discontinued GTi performance line with a whole family of sporty models with electric and hybrid drives, then designated PSE (Peugeot Sport Engineered). The first PSE model will be the Peugeot 508 plug-in hybrid PSE.

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Aug 13, 2020 - 10:33 am

Ford pulls out PHEV after battery issues

Ford has stopped sales of its Kuga PHEV (named Escape in the USA) due to concerns about overheating of the batteries, the company has now confirmed. Estimates indicate that up to 27,000 cars worldwide are affected.

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Aug 12, 2020 - 01:43 pm

LEVC developing conversion for VN5 utility van

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is developing a conversion programme for its VN5 van. This involves various superstructures with which the plug-in hybrid electric van with a range extender can be adapted for different industries.

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Aug 10, 2020 - 05:19 pm

BMW sets up eDrive zones in the UK

BMW’s eDrive zone technology is being introduced in the UK to ensure that their plug-in hybrid cars stay clean in London’s Ultra Low Emissions Zones. The zones have been launched in Birmingham and London so far, and can be downloaded via an over-the-air software update.

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Aug 7, 2020 - 01:28 pm

China’s NEV sales are picking up again

In China, the decline in sales figures for new energy vehicles appears to be levelling off as some manufacturers’ sales figures for July seem to indicate. The Xpeng P7 market launch also apparently went well.

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Aug 7, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Germany marks almost 17,000 new BEVs in July

According to the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA), exactly 16,798 electric cars were newly registered in Germany in July – a new record. This was 8,679 more than in June (8,119). Compared to the same month last year, this segment recorded an increase of 181.7 per cent!

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/09/21/belgium-aims-for-all-electric-company-cars/
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