Tag: hybrids

Chrysler Dramatically Cuts Down 2022 Pacifica Hybrid Configurations, Increases Prices

Chrysler has introduced a host of changes to the Pacifica Hybrid for the 2022 model year while also announcing a new pricing structure. The most significant change made to the hybrid minivan for 2022 is a dramatic reduction in the number of available configurations. According to Mopar Insiders, the number of possible combinations has been […]

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Engineer’s Linkedin Profile Suggests Next-Gen Mustang Getting Two Hybrid Powertrains

Ford has dropped a few hints about the next-generation Mustang as the automaker has already confirmed plans to electrify the legendary pony car. While the company has been tight-lipped about specifics, an engineer’s Linkedin profile might have provided a handful of important clues. The information should be taken with a grain of salt, but their […]

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Is The Flagship V8 Defender Worth The Premium Over The Plug-In Hybrid?

If you’re a car enthusiast, off-road aficionado, or have any knowledge of British motoring, you probably have a good idea of how significant the new generation Defender is. The most powerful variant is the P525 with its massive 518 hp supercharged V8, while the more subtle P400e 2.0 plug-in hybrid makes do with 398 hp. […]

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Toyota Is Investing $3.4 Billion In U.S. Battery Production

Toyota announced today that it will invest $3.4 billion (¥380 billion) in automotive battery advancement in the U.S. through 2030. The money will go towards developing and building batteries for electric vehicles, though the initial focus will be on batteries for hybrids. “This investment will help usher in more affordable electrified vehicles for U.S. consumers, […]

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2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Limited Review – Comfort Cruising

2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Limited Fast Facts 3.6-liter V6 combined with dual electric motors (260 total system horsepower; torque N/A) Electrically-variable automatic transmission, front-wheel drive 30 combined (EPA Rating, MPG); 82 combined (MPGe) 8.0 city, 7.9 highway, 8.0 combined. (NRCan Rating, L/100km); 2.9 Le/100km Base Price: $45,845 (U.S) / $53,571 (Canada) As Tested: $49,835 (U.S.) […]

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Shows Its Design, Premieres On October 28

Following a series of teasers, Mitsubishi unveiled the exterior and interior design of the plug-in hybrid variant of the new-generation Outlander ahead of its official premiere that is scheduled for October 28. As we can see from the official pictures, the Outlander PHEV looks almost identical to the ICE-powered variant, with the exception of the special […]

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Honda Drops New Images Of 2021 Honda HR-V e:HEV Ahead Of European Launch

The all-new 2021 Honda HR-V e:HEV will begin arriving in mainland European showrooms later this year, with the U.K.following in early 2022 with prices starting from £26,960 OTR. To build up anticipation, Honda has released a selection of new interior and exterior photos of the new crossover. The e:HEV badge stands for “hybrid electric vehicle,” […]

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2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid GT-Line Priced From AU$81,990 In Australia

Kia has launched the 2022 Sorento Plug-In Hybrid GT-Line in Australia. This new variant of the popular SUV is fitted with a 1.6-liter turbocharged Smartstream four-cylinder engine producing 177 hp (132 kW) and 195 lb-ft (265 Nm) of torque. Coupled to this engine is an electric motor producing 90 hp (67 kW) and 224 lb-ft […]

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Could This Be The Hybrid Chevrolet Corvette E-Ray Testing Near The Nürburgring?

With a lot of automakers embracing some form of electrification for their performance cars, earlier reports that Chevrolet was going to launch a hybrid version of the mid-engined C8 Corvette weren’t that surprising – and now our spy photographers have snapped it while testing. Caught near the Nurburgring, but never actually on it, the Corvette […]

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Stellantis Teases Five Concepts Ahead Of SEMA 2021

The SEMA show is right around the corner as it is set to hit the Las Vegas Convention Center next month. Stellantis has published five images that tease their upcoming concepts ahead of the show. The vehicles are officially being shown by Mopar, which has historically made aftermarket parts from Stellantis’ American brands. The brand […]

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What Does Chris Harris Think Of The Lamborghini Sian?

The Lamborghini Sian FKP 37 is the Italian automaker’s most powerful production model and during Top Gear’s 30th season that aired earlier this year, Chris Harris had the opportunity to test it out. Harris has been critical of certain Lamborghini models in the past, expressing a particular dislike for the Lamborghini Huracan because of the […]

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Driven: The 2022 Lexus NX Embraces More Luxury, More Tech And Plug-In Hybrid Power

Lexus is renowned for comfort and reliability, but they have a bit of an image problem as they’re often viewed as a boring brand for old people. The company desperately wants to change that and they’ve been making progress by offering sportier models with more stylish designs. That trend continues with the 2022 NX, which features […]

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Subaru’s Next-Gen Forester Reportedly Coming In 2023 With Toyota Hybrid Tech

The Subaru Forester might have just received a facelift,  the all-new next-generation model is already under development. The next iteration of Subaru’s SUV model will be allegedly fitted with hybrid technology from Toyota and is rumored to debut after 2023. Unlike the Toyota GR86 / Subaru BRZ sportscars and the Toyota bZ4x / Subaru Solterra electric […]

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Kia To Enter A Pair Of Modified 2022 Sorento PHEVs In All-Women Rebelle Rally

Kia is entering two modified 2022 Sorento PHEVs in the 2021 Rebelle Rally. The all-women team will be going up against competition from the likes of Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Volkswagen. The pair of Sorentos will compete in the X-Cross class under the “Electrified”designation. Kia says that the rally will demonstrate how the PHEV SUV […]

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2022 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Debuts With Massive Grille, New Tech And Plug-In Hybrid Power

Nearly half a million units of the 2 Series Active Tourer sold since it launched back in 2014 were more than enough to convince BMW to give the green light for a second generation of their small minivan, concisely called MPV for ‘Multi Purpose Vehicles’ across the pond. Set to be released in Europe next […]

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Ferrari Launches ‘LaFerrari Power’ Warranty Program For Owners Of Its Hybrid Hypercar

Ferrari has announced an expansion of the warranty and after-sales services programs it offers for the LaFerrari and LaFerrari Aperta. While it has been almost nine years since the LaFerrari was unveiled, it remains an important model for the automaker since it debuted electrification in Maranello’s cars. The new after-sales service program is dubbed LaFerrari […]

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EV And PHEVs Outsold Diesels In Europe In August For The First Time Ever

Sales of fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles in Europe, overtook diesel-powered vehicles for the first time ever in the month of August (2021), according to data provided by JATO Europe. EVs and plug-in hybrids managed to take a 21 percent market share with 151,737 deliveries, leaving behind diesels with 20 percent and 141,635 units […]

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