Tag: PHEV

Is The Flagship V8 Defender Worth The Premium Over The Plug-In Hybrid?

If you’re a car enthusiast, off-road aficionado, or have any knowledge of British motoring, you probably have a good idea of how significant the new generation Defender is. The most powerful variant is the P525 with its massive 518 hp supercharged V8, while the more subtle P400e 2.0 plug-in hybrid makes do with 398 hp. […]

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Stellantis and LG To Build New Gigafactory In North America, Should Start Churning Out Batteries In Early 2024

Stellantis announced plans for a slew of new electric vehicles this summer, including an electric muscle car from Dodge and electric pickups from Ram. An assortment of other eco-friendly models are also planned as the company expects more than 40% of its U.S. sales will come from electrified vehicles by 2030. In order to meet […]

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2022 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Shows Its Design, Premieres On October 28

Following a series of teasers, Mitsubishi unveiled the exterior and interior design of the plug-in hybrid variant of the new-generation Outlander ahead of its official premiere that is scheduled for October 28. As we can see from the official pictures, the Outlander PHEV looks almost identical to the ICE-powered variant, with the exception of the special […]

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2022 Kia Sorento Plug-In Hybrid GT-Line Priced From AU$81,990 In Australia

Kia has launched the 2022 Sorento Plug-In Hybrid GT-Line in Australia. This new variant of the popular SUV is fitted with a 1.6-liter turbocharged Smartstream four-cylinder engine producing 177 hp (132 kW) and 195 lb-ft (265 Nm) of torque. Coupled to this engine is an electric motor producing 90 hp (67 kW) and 224 lb-ft […]

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Driven: The 2022 Lexus NX Embraces More Luxury, More Tech And Plug-In Hybrid Power

Lexus is renowned for comfort and reliability, but they have a bit of an image problem as they’re often viewed as a boring brand for old people. The company desperately wants to change that and they’ve been making progress by offering sportier models with more stylish designs. That trend continues with the 2022 NX, which features […]

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Kia To Enter A Pair Of Modified 2022 Sorento PHEVs In All-Women Rebelle Rally

Kia is entering two modified 2022 Sorento PHEVs in the 2021 Rebelle Rally. The all-women team will be going up against competition from the likes of Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Volkswagen. The pair of Sorentos will compete in the X-Cross class under the “Electrified”designation. Kia says that the rally will demonstrate how the PHEV SUV […]

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2022 BMW 2-Series Active Tourer Debuts With Massive Grille, New Tech And Plug-In Hybrid Power

Nearly half a million units of the 2 Series Active Tourer sold since it launched back in 2014 were more than enough to convince BMW to give the green light for a second generation of their small minivan, concisely called MPV for ‘Multi Purpose Vehicles’ across the pond. Set to be released in Europe next […]

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