Hybrid Automaker News

2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid’s fuel economy rated at 24 MPG

The Ford F-150 Hybrid posted a fuel economy rating of 24mpg combined, making it one of the most fuel-efficient pickup trucks on the market. The F-150 Hybrid’s 24MPG bests the Ram 1500’s 21mpg, the Chevy Silverado’s 20mpg, and the GMC Sierra’s 19mpg. The diesel F-150 still boasts the best fuel economy with a rating of 25mpg combined.Read more

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The 2022 Hyundai Tuscon SUV

Earlier this week, Hyundai revealed the 2022 Tuscon, highlighting updates to the SUV’s powertrain and the interior. The hybrid and plug-in hybrid models of the Tuscon will now have all-wheel-drive capabilities. The Tuscon’s interior features a large 10.25-inch all-touchscreen panel, and a floating digital gauge system, amongst other new additions. Read more

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Honda moving to only plug-in hybrids in Europe by 2022

Honda initially planned to phase out diesel cars and move to a fully electrified vehicle fleet by 2025; the carmaker is fast-forwarding that timeline by three years as emissions standards continue to tighten in Europe. The company shut down its remaining plant in the UK earlier this year and will now import cars for the European market from Asia. Read…

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Mitsubishi to start selling Eclipse Cross in 2021

Mitsubishi will begin selling the Eclipse Cross plug-in hybrid in 2021, albeit not in the U.S. The Eclipse Cross PHEV will be available in specified markets in Asia, Europe, and Australia. Mitsubishi has yet to release specifications for the Eclipse Cross PHEV, but it mentioned that the vehicle borrows the Outlander PHEV’s drive system.Read more

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Ford releases video showing testing of F-150 hybrid

Earlier this month, Ford released a video detailing the grueling testing its new F-150 hybrid underwent. In addition to running the vehicle through the same tests as the gas-powered F-150, Ford developed a new battery test — a custom-built hydraulic rig that violently shakes the battery — for the F-150 hybrid.Read more

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Geely’s Lynk & Co. finally launches in Europe

Lynk & Co., the automobile brand founded by Geely and Volvo in 2016, has launched in Europe. The automobile brand is bringing a unique business model to the European market. Green Car Reports details that “there‚Äôs no plan for dealerships, showrooms, studios, or any kind of retail space, and a 500-euro ($590) monthly membership gets you a car full-time and…

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Land Rover updates 2021 Defender and brings two-door version to the U.S.

Land Rover announced that the 2021 Defender 110 has two new additions to its line: a plug-in hybrid, and a diesel six-cylinder, both of which won’t be available in the U.S. The carmaker is finally bringing the two-door version of the Defender, the Defender 90, to the U.S. The two-door Defender 90 will start at a base price of $47,450.…

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