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“Floodgates opening…” with a dozen new plug-in hybrids arriving in 2016

HybridCars.com reports that a dozen new plug-in hybrids will be introduced this year, doubling the number of PHEVs currently for sale in the United States. The article describes the wave of new plug-in hybrids as “tantamount to a floodgate opening…” The new plug-in hybrids include: Audi A3 e-tron Sportback BMW 330e, BMW 740e Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Mercedes-Benz C350e, E350e, GLC 350e 4MATIC, GLE…

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The World’s 10-Best Selling Plug-in Cars

More than 600,000 plug-in electric vehicles have been sold around the world. HybridCars.com provided a rundown of the 10 best-selling plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles. Here is the list: #10: Renault Zoe (15,063 sold) #9: Renault Kangoo (15,369 sold) #8: Ford Fusion Energi (15,611 sold) #7: Ford C-Max Energi (16,377 sold) #6: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Family (30,501 sold) #5: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV…

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More plug-in hybrids planned and promised

Major automakers are ramping up their development of plug-in hybrids. Green Car Congress reports that there are currently 20 plug-in and fuel cell vehicle models currently on the US market alone and another 20 additional models scheduled to arrive by 2016. The list of plug-in hybrids that have been promised or planned includes vehicles from Audi, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Daimler, Mitsubishi, Porsche, and Volkswagen.…

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Mitsubishi Plans To Introduce More Plug-In Hybrids

AutoGuide.com reports that Mitsubishi plans to introduce more plug-in hybrid vehicles. While launching the Outlander, the automaker’s plug-in hybrid SUV, it noted that this was “the beginning of a new era,” as the company will focus and invest more in hybrid technologies. Previously, Mitsubishi President Osamu Masuko said he expects electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles to make up 20 percent of the…

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Hybrid Cars: US Introduction of Mitsubishi Outlander SUV delayed

HybridCars.com reports that the U.S. introduction of Mitsubishi’s Outlander Plug-In Hybrid continues to be delayed by battery supply limitations. Mitsubishi introduced the gasoline version of the Outlander in the U.S. in July. Mitsubishi has said that 20% of its portfolio will consist of plug-in cars by 2020, and the Outlander PHEV is considered pivotal to the company’s plans. The company has already sold 11,300 Outlander Plug-In…

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Acura, Mitsubishi prepare to introduce new hybrids

More new hybrids are on the way. Acura will introduce a new high-performance hybrid system in the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD at the L.A. Auto Show this month. Acura says the car will deliver a blend of “V-8-like performance with 4-cylinder fuel economy.” Read more. Mitsubishi will unveil three new hybrid concept cars at the Tokyo Motor Show this month, including two…

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