Hybrids – Vehicles, Battery & Hydraulic Technology

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January 14, 2016 - Industry News

Kia Shows Telluride PHEV SUV Concept

Photo of Telluride PHEV SUV concept courtesy of Kia.

Kia Motors America showed its full-size Telluride SUV concept with three rows, a seven-passenger capacity, and plug-in hybrid powertrain at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Tags: Kia, Large SUVs, Detroit Auto Show

January 14, 2016 - Industry News

Materials Provider Retrofits Step Vans as Hybrids

Photo courtesy of BMC

BMC, an Atlanta-based provider of building materials and construction services, has retrofitted its Ford E-350 step vans with XL Hybrids' XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive System, the vehicle modifier has announced.

Tags: XL Hybrids, Ford E-350, Step Vans, BMC, Construction Fleets, Hybrid Conversion

January 12, 2016 - Industry News

Ford Adds Two Fusion Sedans, Updates Hybrids

Photo of 2017 Fusion Platinum by Mike Antich.

Ford has added two models to its mid-size Fusion sedan lineup for 2017, including the V-6-powered Sport and top-line Premium models, adding twin-turbocharging and all-wheel drive as enhancements.

Tags: Ford Fusion, Ford Fusion Hybrid, Ford, Ford Fusion Energi, Mid-Size Sedans, 2017-MY, Detroit Auto Show

January 11, 2016 - Industry News

Volkswagen's Tiguan PHEV Concept Reaches 580 Miles

Photo of Tiguan GTE Active Concept courtesy of Volkswagen.

Volkswagen's Tiguan GTE Active Concept features a plug-in hybrid system that uses two electric motors and a gasoline engine, the automaker announced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Tiguan, Detroit Auto Show

January 11, 2016 - Industry News

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Reboots FCA Minivan Lineup

Photo by Mike Antich.

The Chrysler Pacifica will be powered by a 3.6L Pentastar V-6, while the Pacifica Hybrid will offer up to 80 miles per gallon equivalent in city driving and 30 miles of driving in EV mode.

Tags: Chrysler, Minivans, 2017-MY, Chrysler Pacifica, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Chrysler Town & Country, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

January 8, 2016 - Industry News

VW Shows EV Microbus Concept, Planning Tiguan PHEV

Photo of BUDD-e microbus concept courtesy of VW.

Volkswagen is moving toward electrification and away from diesel power in an aggressive way with its concept battery-electric microbus appearing at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and the expected showing of a plug-in hybrid Tiguan at the Detroit auto show.

Tags: Volkswagen, CES, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Concept Vehicles, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

January 6, 2016 - Executive Fleet News

BMW i8 Concept Replaces Mirrors with Camera System

Photo courtesy of BMW.

BMW is showing its i8 Mirrorless concept vehicle with a camera system that replaces conventional vehicle mirrors at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Tags: BMW i8, Concept Vehicles, Active Safety Systems, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

December 22, 2015 - Industry News

Nissan, BMW Ramping Up EV Fast Charging

Photo courtesy of Nissan

Nissan and BMW will offer public charging at 120 locations across 19 states in an partnership to support charging for Nissan LEAF and BMW i3 customers, and promote increased adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).

Tags: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, Fast Charging, EV Charging Stations, BMW, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

December 21, 2015 - Industry News

Alaskan Tour Company Adds Hybrid Shuttle Bus

Photo courtesy of Adomani, Inc.

The Alaskan tour company will be using the custom-built E-450 StarCraft bus to ferry passengers from the cruise ship docks in Juneau to their nearby whale watching, glacier hiking, and rainforest trail excursions in a more environmentally friendly manner.

Tags: Shuttle Bus, Tourism, Ford E-450, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

December 18, 2015 - Industry News

N.C. State's $4.4M Grant to Develop Fleet Management Training

NC Clean Energy Technology Center Transportation Team (l to r): Matt Abele, Anne Tazewell, Heather Brutz, Rick Sapienza, and Mike Terreri

The Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project aims in part to develop a professional Smart Fleet management training program that will provide tools and information to increase fleet efficiency through the use of low carbon fuels, technologies, practices, and policies.

Tags: North Carolina, State Grants, Colleges and Universities, Emissions Reduction, Staff Training, Alternative Fuels, E-85, Low Carbon Fuel Standard

December 16, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. and Pa. Offer Alternative-Fuel Grants

Photo via Wikimedia.

State regulators in Pennsylvania and California have introduced new assistance programs to create wider adoption of alternative fuel vehicles and technology, the states announced separately.

Tags: Rebate, California, Pennsylvania, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission, Propane Autogas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Federal Grants

December 11, 2015 - Industry News

Wards Auto Names Top 2016 Engines

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Wards Auto's annual list of the top engines includes three electrified powertrains and one diesel for the 2016 model year.

Tags: Diesel Engines, Ram 1500, Awards, Engines, 2016-MY, Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Wards Auto

December 10, 2015 - Industry News

Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid Starts at $28,645

Photo courtesy of Chevrolet.

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid LT will retail for at least $28,645 when it goes on sale this spring as the first green Malibu, General Motors has announced.

Tags: Chevrolet, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, 2016-MY, Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, General Motors

December 8, 2015 - Industry News

Hyundai's IONIQ to Come as EV, PHEV, Hybrid

Photo courtesy of Hyundai.

The Hyundai IONIQ will be offered with electric, hybrid, or plug-in hybrid options within a single body type.

Tags: Hyundai, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, 2016-MY, South Korea, Hyundai Ioniq

December 1, 2015 - Industry News

Conn. Offering Grants for Fleet ZEV Adoption

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Connecticut is providing $1 million in state grant funding to encourage government fleets to add zero-emission vehicles and EV charging infrastructure, and encourage consumers to purchase battery-electric vehicles with rebates.

Tags: Connecticut, EV Charging, EV Charging Stations, Zero-Emission Vehicles, State Grants

December 1, 2015 - Industry News

NHTSA Delays EV Warning Noise Requirements

Photo via Wikipedia.

The deadline for requiring hybrids and electric vehicles to produce pedestrian-alerting noises to warn sight-impaired pedestrians and bicyclists has been pushed back until March.

Tags: Accidents, Pedestrian Safety, Crash-Related Injuries, Bicycles, NHTSA

November 24, 2015 - Industry News

Honda Prepping PHEV for 2018

Photo courtesy of Honda

Honda is planning to launch a new generation of electrified vehicles after its fuel cell sedan, starting with a plug-in hybrid that provides 40 miles of all-electric range by 2018, a company executive announced at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Tags: Honda, Honda Civic, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, L.A. Auto Show, Battery-Electric Vehicles

November 24, 2015 - Industry News

Hyundai Sourcing Sonata PHEV Charger From AeroVironment

Photo courtesy of Hyundai.

Hyundai has chosen AeroVironment, Inc. as the provider for charging system installation for its 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid.

Tags: Hyundai, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, AeroVironment, Hyundai Sonata, EV Charging Stations

November 20, 2015 - Industry News

Group to Streamline Access to EV Charging

Photo courtesy of ROEV.

BMW and Nissan have formed a coalition with three EV charging network that would allow a driver to use a single EV charging network account to access CarCharging/Blink, ChargePoint, and NRG EVgo stations.

Tags: BMW, Nissan, Battery-Electric Vehicles, NRG Energy, EV Charging, EV Charging Stations

November 19, 2015 - Industry News

Ford Provides No-Cost Charging for C-MAX Energi

Photo courtesy of Ford.

In partnership with EVgo, Ford will offer three years of complimentary charging to California and Maryland customers who purchase or lease a 2016 Ford C-MAX Energi.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Ford, Ford C-MAX Energi, EVgo Network, EV Charging

November 18, 2015 - Industry News

BMW Announces Pricing, Availability for 2016 Models

2016 BMW 330e Hybrid Photo courtesy of BMW

BMW has announced the release dates and some prices of the vehicles they will be showing at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Tags: BMW, BMW 7 Series, L.A. Auto Show, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Pricing

November 16, 2015 - Industry News

Kia's Hybrid SUV Kicking off Slate of Green Models

Photo courtesy of Kia Motors.

Kia Motors plans to ramp up its green car lineup to 11 models by 2020, and will begin by offering a hybrid compact SUV now called the Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle.

Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Kia, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Compact SUVs, CAFE Standards

November 13, 2015 - Industry News

EPA Rates 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV

Photo courtesy of Hyundai.

The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) can travel 27 miles in battery-electric mode and can achieve 99 MPGe combined in that mode, according to EPA estimates.

Tags: Hyundai, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, PHEV, Hyundai Sonata

November 11, 2015 - Global News

Hyundai Prepping Lineup of PHEVs, EVs for Korea

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Photo courtesy of Hyundai

Hyundai plans to release a new line of plug-in gasoline-electric hybrids and battery-electric vehicles starting in January that's now known by its tentative name of "AE."

Tags: Hyundai, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Hatchbacks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, South Korea

November 6, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota's 2016 RAV4 Hybrid Gets MPG, Pricing

Photo of 2016 RAV4 Hybrid courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota's 2016 RAV4 Hybrid will cost $700 more than the comparable gasoline model and deliver significantly better fuel economy in city driving, according to a Toyota announcement.

Tags: Toyota, Toyota RAV4, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, 2016-MY

 

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