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USA Today: Scads of new electric, hybrid offerings on the way

Noting that “gas prices are low, but interest in alternate energy and fuel efficient vehicles remains high,” USA Today recently showcased nearly a dozen new electric and hybrid vehicles on the market. The featured cars include the Acura NSX, Chevrolet Bolt, Chevrolet Cruze and Equinox, Hyundai Ioniq, Kia Niro, Porsche Panamera, Tesla Model 3, Toyota Prius Prime, 2017 Toyota Highlander, and 2016 Volvo S90. The article notes that interest…

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Champion driver takes Porsche 919 Hybrid on a spin through London

A world champion race car driver took Porsche’s new Panamera 4 E-Hybrid on a spin through the streets of London to showcase how the company is translating its race-winning hybrid technology from the track to the roads. The Panamera E-Hybrid combines a twin-turbocharged, 326bhp V6 with a 134bhp electric motor and is capable of going from 0 to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds. It…

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Porsche unveils new Panamera plug-in hybrid at Paris Auto Show

Green Car Congress reports that Porsche will unveil the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. The plug-in hybrid, which features an electric range of 31 miles, is the fourth model in the Panamera line. The Porsche plug-in hybrid always starts in purely electric mode and has a maximum speed of 87 mph while in electric mode. The all-wheel Porsche hybrid sports car accelerates…

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Plug-in hybrids with the best electric range

CheatSheet.com says car buyers looking for an plug-in hybrid don’t need to worry about the range anxiety that scares drivers away from pure electric vehicles. It spotlights seven plug-in hybrids with the most electric range, including the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid (16 miles in EV mode, 560 miles of total range); Audi A3 Sportback e-tron (17 miles EV, 430 miles total range); Ford C-MAX…

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Porsche to build a hybrid version of every model

Porsche plans to include a hybrid version of every model it sells, according to web2carz.com. “Porsche just hit the Twitter airwaves with a 30-second video that reveals their intentions to go full-on hybrid, and that will absolutely include the 911. It’s now anyone’s guess as to whether or not the 911 hybrid variant or the Mission E electric sedan will be…

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Porsche bullish on plug-in hybrids

Porsche sales boss Bernhard Maier is a big fan of plug-in hybrids. He typically drives a Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid more than 25 miles to work each day and tries to make the trip without any emissions free. That’s a big mindset shift for the sports car maker, Automotive News Reports. “People are beginning to understand that with a plug-in…

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