Tag: PHEV

2021 Skoda Octavia Joins The SportLine Range With Racier Looks But No Extra Go

Skoda has introduced the SportLine version of the Octavia, which brings visual updates inside and out, and can be ordered with various petrol, diesel, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid and CNG powertrains. Available in the liftback and estate body styles, it joins other SportLine models in the brand’s lineup and has a glossy black grille, apron and […]

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Alfa Romeo CEO Unhappy With Tonale’s PHEV Powertrain Performance, SUV Delayed By 3 Months

The production-ready Alfa Romeo Tonale was supposed to be shown this fall, yet the unveiling was reportedly pushed back by three months. That’s how much time the team behind the project needs to improve the performance of the powertrain, at the request of CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato. Peugeot’s former head honcho, who now leads Alfa Romeo […]

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2021 Volvo XC60 Launched In The UK With New Android-Based Infotainment System

Volvo is accepting orders for the 2021 XC60 in the United Kingdom, which is offered in seven trim levels, priced from £41,745 (equal to $57,899) OTR. The entry-level Momentum has a 9-inch infotainment system with Google services, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, DAB radio, wireless charging pad, and Volvo’s On Call with App that brings […]

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Europe’s 2021 Jeep Compass Is Here With Level 2 Semi-Autonomous Driving

Stellantis has introduced its first new SUV in Europe, the 2021 Jeep Compass. Although technically a facelift, the compact high-rider is the brand’s first model to offer Level 2 semi-autonomous driving in the Old Continent, and it boasts visual updates inside and out, and a revised powertrain family. Starting with the design, Europe’s refreshed Compass […]

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New 308 Electric Planned, Hot Hatch Unlikely Says Peugeot Product Chief

The new generation 308 will be offered initially with two plug-in hybrid powertrains, besides the usual petrol and diesel engines, but Peugeot won’t stop there. In fact, the French brand, which is now part of the Stellantis group, is planning the launch of mild-hybrids (MHEV) and a battery-electric powertrain for their new compact car. “We […]

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2021 Range Rover SVAutobiography Editions Are All About Ultimate Luxury

Land Rover has presented the Ultimate Edition versions of the Range Rover SVAutobiography. Available in the Dynamic and long wheelbase specs, they are hand-finished by the company’s SV Bespoke division at the Special Vehicle Operations Technical Center in the United Kingdom. Deemed as the most driver-focused variant, the Dynamic features tuned suspension and steering, 8 […]

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Lincoln Corsair PHEV Overachieves In EPA Testing, Gets 28 Miles Of Electric Range

The EPA has finally revealed its estimates for the much-delayed 2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid. First noticed by Ford Authority, the government agency predicts that the Corsair will be able to go 28 miles on electric power alone. That’s more than the 25 miles Lincoln was shooting for from the crossover’s 14.4 kWh […]

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