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Porsche 718 hybrid sees another EV flavor join Taycan

Porsche 718 hybrid sees another EV flavor join Taycan

Porsche may be readying the all-electric Taycan sports sedan and an electric Macan crossover too, but its core sports car range won't be forgotten when it comes to electrification. Having already experimented with a prototype electric Porsche Cayman coupe, the automaker has confirmed another experiment is in the pipeline.

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You can’t have BMW’s great new crossover plug-in hybrid

You can’t have BMW’s great new crossover plug-in hybrid

BMW has a punchy new compact SUV plug-in hybrid, but the bad news is that the X1 xDrive25Le is out of reach for the US market. Headed to China, the new plug-in - which BMW bills as a "Sports Activity Vehicle" or SAV, rather than an SUV - increases all-electric range by a whopping 83-percent.

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Tesla delays its March price increase

Tesla delays its March price increase

Tesla has delayed its price increase this week, with the electric car company confirming that would-be buyers have a few more days than initially expected to get their order in. The automaker confirmed earlier this month that, having lowered prices just a week beforehand, it would be nudging them back up again in mid-March.

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Tesla Model 3 mid range battery pack option axed

Tesla Model 3 mid range battery pack option axed

Tesla frequently makes changes to its line of EVs, and the most recent change sees a version of the Model 3 EV being discontinued. The mid-range battery pack has been discontinued after only being around since October 2018. That battery pack was launched as a way to offer cheaper versions of the Model 3, but with the long-anticipated $35,000 Model 3 now here, the mid-range option is no more.

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Fisker electric SUV to take on Model Y with sub-$40k price

Fisker electric SUV to take on Model Y with sub-$40k price

Electric car company Fisker has revealed its newest model, an EV SUV the automaker promises will start under $40,000. Taking on the Tesla Model Y, when it goes on sale in a few years time, the as-yet-unnamed SUV promises cutting-edge technology along with around 300 miles of zero-emissions range, though we still have plenty of questions.

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Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

Tesla Model Y: 5 things to know as the unveil dust settles

Excited fans, disappointed investors, and big promises by Elon Musk: the Tesla Model Y unveil had it all. Set to be the fourth car in the California automaker's current line-up, the new electric crossover could well be the most successful. Indeed, Musk predicted Tesla would end up selling more Model Y than it has sold Model 3, S, and X combined. Read on for five things you need to know as the dust settles on the Model Y reveal.

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Is the Tesla Model Y an SUV – and does it matter?

Is the Tesla Model Y an SUV – and does it matter?

Nobody can quite agree on what the Tesla Model Y is. Last night, at the grand unveiling of what's set to be the fourth car in the automaker's electric line-up, Tesla CEO Elon Musk referred to the Model Y as a "midsize SUV"; others, meanwhile, have argued that it's actually a compact SUV.

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Elon Musk made a risky Tesla Model Y prediction

Elon Musk made a risky Tesla Model Y prediction

The dust hadn't even settled on the Model Y unveil before Tesla CEO Elon Musk was making a bold prediction about just how many of the new electric crossovers he believes the company will sell. Expected to arrive in late 2020, with up to 300 miles of range and seating for up to seven inside, the Model Y may be the fourth of the modern Tesla range, but Musk is confident it will take pole position.

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Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

I just climbed out of the Tesla Model Y, and if first-impressions are anything to go by, Elon Musk's newest EV hasn't strayed far from its predecessors. The all-electric crossover isn't going to arrive with buyers until Fall 2020 at the earliest, but when it does I suspect they'll be struck more by how familiar it is, rather than how new.

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Tesla Model Y revealed: All the ranges, prices and speeds

Tesla Model Y revealed: All the ranges, prices and speeds

Say hello to the Tesla Model Y, the most important car Elon Musk and his EV company have created so far. Taking the current Tesla line-up to four when it launches in 2020, it’s the automaker’s first entry into the fiercely competitive compact SUV segment.

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Tesla Model Y livestream: How to watch Elon Musk’s big EV reveal

Tesla Model Y livestream: How to watch Elon Musk’s big EV reveal

Tesla is about to take the wraps off the Model Y, and the electric car company has shared another teaser image to fully whet appetites ahead of today's big reveal. The fourth car in Tesla's current line-up will arguably be its most important: a compact SUV to target one of the most popular segments in the automotive market today.

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Cadillac readies EV future with car name shake-up

Cadillac readies EV future with car name shake-up

Cadillac will change the way its cars are badged, shifting away from a focus on engine size and instead focusing on torque as GM positions the brand at the forefront of electrification. The move comes as Cadillac prepares to leave its New York offices and move closer to the rest of its General Motors family in Detroit.

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