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He's doubling down on an even more energy-dense combustion engine

Doubling down on an even more energy-dense combustion engine.

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That's a year sooner than previously thought

Ford's rush to double down on crossovers and SUVs could be why.

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The eVito urban delivery van will go on sale this fall

Its eVito urban delivery van will go on sale this fall.

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Targeting 5 million rides in electric vehicles over the next 12 months

Targeting 5 million rides in electric vehicles over the next 12 months.

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There are subscription options through Care by Volvo

There are subscription options through Care by Volvo

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It'll help save weight and add stiffness to the hybrid grand tourer

It'll help save weight and add stiffness to the hybrid grand tourer.

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PHEV Panamera is an expert at pretty much everything

The PHEV Panamera is an expert at pretty much everything.

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Ferrari will supply all future powertrains; a new SUV is coming, too

Ferrari will supply all future powertrains, electrified and conventional.

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The Hybrid, Electric and Plug-In Hybrid models arrive this summer

The Hyundai Ioniq lineup of electrified vehicles is being updated for 2019 with new safety technologies, more voice-recognition features and standard remote charge management for electric and plug-in hybrid models.

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It’ll also offer two plug-in hybrid versions right off the bat

Volvo's 2019 S60 will be its first vehicle to be offered without a diesel engine when the sedan goes into production this summer at its new plant near Charleston, S.C. The Swedish automaker also confirmed it will offer the sedan in two plug-in hybrid variants when it goes on sale, with mild hybrid versions following in 2019.

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Looking beyond range and MPGe to the car itself

When evaluating electrified vehicles like the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, it's easy to become fixated on electric range. Oh, it's certainly one of the most important factors, but there are so many other things one must weigh when choosing one of these new-fangled eco-friendly cars. Things like comfort, quality, feature content, driving experience ... you know, the stuff we use to evaluate every other car out there.

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Meanwhile, confusion persists over subscription versus ownership

From the Beijing Motor Show comes word of pricing for the forthcoming Polestar 1 plug-in hybrid, but there's more confusion on the question of whether the high-end coupe can truly be purchased, as opposed to being obtained solely through a subscription model.

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The battery-electric version is set to launch at a later date

In addition to the all-electric Enspire crossover concept revealed this week ahead of the Beijing auto show, Buick is adding a new production variant to its Velite series of electrified vehicles for China. It's called the Velite 6, a plug-in hybrid that will launch this year in Buick's largest market, with a full-electric version, shown in the lead photo above at right, coming later.

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The third entrant in the EQ electric stable could launch in 2020

Mercedes-Benz is working on a full-size battery-electric sedan called the EQ S as part of plans to unveil 10 new electric vehicles by 2022. Bloomberg reports the sedan will be about the size of its flagship S-Class and compete with the Tesla Model S for buyers of luxury electric vehicles.

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This adds to the 20,000 that are already atop the factory

Bentley has started construction on what it says will be the U.K.'s largest solar-powered car port at its factory headquarters in Crewe, England. When completed, the array will have a capacity of 2.7 megawatts, enough to cover 24 percent of the company's energy requirements on the site.

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It promises electric-only range on par with the Panamera 4 E-Hybrid

Porsche has released a new video highlighting its work testing a new generation of plug-in hybrid Cayenne crossovers that it says is due on the market soon. While details about the new PHEV are scarce, Porsche says the Cayenne E-Hybrid will have more range than the preceding model and be comparable to the Panamera, its other line of plug-in hybrids.

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Designed for integration into PHEV and all-electric variants coming later

The 1.5-liter engine is designed for integration into PHEV and all-electric variants

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We liked the 2016 models, and we expect more of the same for the 2018s.

The visual improvements are welcome, and so are the interior upgrades. The powertrain is unchanged.

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Hyundai’s new Plug-in has a range of 590 miles Hyundai revealed the 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. The Plug-in Hybrid includes a 50 kW electric motor battery pack and has a combined range of 590 miles. The two Sonatas will be built in Asan, Korea. Transcript: Hyundai’s new Plug-in has a range of 590 miles Hyundai revealed its redesigned sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show. Blind-spot detection, rear cross-traffic alert,

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Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle

Fleet electrification company is now juicing up America's best-selling vehicle

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