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2021 Audi Q5 PHEV Gets Power Upgrade

Audi will launch its 2021 Q5 models this fall in the US. Details of the models are beginning to emerge, with Car and Driver reporting the Q5 plug-in hybrid variant will feature 362 horsepower powered by a 14.1-kWh battery and an electric motor. Both the PHEV and the standard version of the Q5 feature updated tech and exterior offerings. Read…

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2020 Land Rover Defender offered as mild hybrid

Land Rover is relaunching its Defender model, this time with an optional mild hybrid powertrain. The P400 engine option includes a “turbocharged-and-supercharged 395-hp inline-six with 48-volt hybrid assistance” that is optimal for “serious off-road trails” according to Car and Driver. EPA fuel-ratings for the vehicle are not available at present, but are expected to be announced soon. Read more.

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Honda to expand hybrid manufacturing in Ohio

Honda will temporarily stop a shift at its plant in Marysville, Ohio, in order to reconfigure the facility for expanded hybrid and full electric car production. The new lines will be ready by August, and in the next few months, Honda will not be laying off affected workers. Instead, the company will find them alternate duties for the interim, according…

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