Tag Archives: PHEVs

Peugeot to launch plug-in hybrids by 2020

Peugeot will launch more than one plug-in hybrid by 2020, according to Viknesh Vijayenthiran at Motor Authority. The automaker is in the midst of a transition to a greener vehicle lineup. Though no official tech specs have been announced, Peugeot may employ a dual motor turbocharged system capable of 500hp as it did in test models a few years ago.…

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Audi adding up to 12 new PHEVs in near future

Audi is set to unveil a deluge of plug-in hybrids over the next few years. The automaker announced at a conference that it intends on releasing up to twelve new plug-ins by 2025, according to a new article from Eric Evarts at Green Car Reports. The first new plug-in hybrid from Audi will likely be the Q5 e-tron plug-in. Evarts…

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BMW moving away from diesel

BMW has announced it will drop its diesel offerings stateside beginning with its 2019 model year and will shift its focus to plug-in hybrids. The automaker has five PHEVs on offer, and will augment its electrified lineup over the next few years. A BMW spokesman went as far as to say, “we’re putting all our eggs in the PHEV basket.”…

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Hybrids, PHEVs offer best cost to emissions avoidance ratio

A new study in Environmental Science & Technology found that of 2015 and 2025-2030 models, hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles provided the best cost to carbon emissions avoidance ratio, as compared to battery electric and other vehicles. The study, performed by the US DOE in conjunction with automakers and national laboratories, took a full life-cycle approach to the study, evaluating…

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