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2021 Audi A7 55 TFSIe is a high tech plug-in hybrid

2021 Audi A7 55 TFSIe is a high tech plug-in hybrid

Audi's latest plug-in hybrid has broken cover, with the 2021 A7 55 TFSIe promising the style we've come to associate with the A7-series, but the efficiency of a PHEV. Headed to the US this fall, the newest addition to the four-door coupe line-up pairs a 2.0-liter gas engine with a single electric motor.

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Lamborghini Sián Roadster is a rare and epic V12 hybrid hypercar

Lamborghini Sián Roadster is a rare and epic V12 hybrid hypercar

Lamborghini has sliced the roof off its hybrid V12 hypercar, with the Sián Roadster offering another supercapacitor-powered option. Based on the striking Sián coupe unveiled last year, this open-top version sticks offers 819 horsepower and promises 0-62 mph in under 2.9 seconds.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid EPA electric range comes as a surprise

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid EPA electric range comes as a surprise

We were expecting good things from the 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid, but new official economy figures released confirmed by the EPA suggest there's another surprise in store. Announced back in November 2019, the new RAV4 PHEV was billed not only as Toyota's most fuel-efficient version of its compact crossover SUV, but its most powerful too.

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2021 Mercedes S-Class teases AR windshield and hybrid range boost

2021 Mercedes S-Class teases AR windshield and hybrid range boost

Mercedes-Benz has teased what's possibly the most important car interior it has developed in years, with the new S-Class' tech promising a big upgrade over what you'll find in dealerships today. The new luxury sedan will feature a big new touchscreen display to dominate the dashboard, while the driver will get an augmented reality head-up display.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime combines sporty performance with sterling fuel economy

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime combines sporty performance with sterling fuel economy

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime is different from a conventional plug-in hybrid (PHEV). It also trumps a standard RAV4 Hybrid in terms of performance. According to Toyota, the new RAV4 Prime is the quickest four-door vehicle in its portfolio behind the Toyota Supra. We never thought this day would come, but it seems the new RAV4 Prime is moving the goalposts for future PHEVs.

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Chrysler recalls 27,000 Pacifica Hybrid minivans to address fire risks

Chrysler recalls 27,000 Pacifica Hybrid minivans to address fire risks

The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid was a first for minivans. It’s the first minivan to offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain that allows up to 32 miles of all-electric, emissions-free driving. However, Chrysler is recalling approximately 27,634 units of the Pacifica Hybrid to address a faulty electrical connection. Apparently, the fault can ignite a fire due to corroded electrical connections of the 12-volt battery system.

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2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e hybrid SUV gets torque, range and tech bumps

2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e hybrid SUV gets torque, range and tech bumps

BMW has revealed its latest plug-in hybrid, with the 2021 X5 xDrive45e promising more all-electric range than the previous SUV. Under the hood there's a new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbocharged engine, larger and with more cylinders than the old X5 xDrive40e could boast.

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2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid beats RAV4 PHEV to 100 MPGe

2020 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid beats RAV4 PHEV to 100 MPGe

Ford has whipped the covers off a new PHEV, with the 2020 Escape Plug-In Hybrid promising to best its RAV4 PHEV nemesis on economy - and on price. Headed to dealerships with a 100 MPGe fuel economy rating, the newest Escape variant packages the automaker's gas-electric drivetrain in an SUV body.

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This hybrid Jeep auto-enables EV mode in the city – then reports you if you use gas

This hybrid Jeep auto-enables EV mode in the city – then reports you if you use gas

Fiat Chrysler is testing new hybrid Jeep prototypes that can automatically switch into electric-only mode within urban areas, aiming to reduce pollution in cities. The system, installed on new Jeep Renegade 4xe SUVs, not only relies on vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology to intelligently change drive modes, but can also notify the city if the driver overrides that change.

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The new 2021 Ford F-150 will be revealed June 25: Here’s what to expect

The new 2021 Ford F-150 will be revealed June 25: Here’s what to expect

Ford will officially reveal the all-new 2021 F-150 truck on June 25, the automaker has confirmed, the hotly-anticipated update to the best-selling pickup. With physical events off the calendar, Ford will be unveiling the new F-150 via webcast, with the presentation expected to kick off at 8pm ET (5pm PT).

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2021 BMW X2 xDrive25e crossover is a small PHEV with big ambitions

2021 BMW X2 xDrive25e crossover is a small PHEV with big ambitions

BMW has added another plug-in hybrid to its range, with the new 2021 BMW X2 xDrive25e promising crossover style with electric all-wheel drive. It's not BMW's first attempt at an X Series plug-in hybrid: the automaker already has larger SUVs with battery-electric drive on the market, four of them in fact. However this is the smallest of the range, and its first in the premium compact segment.

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2021 MINI Countryman revealed with ALL4 hybrid and JCW options

2021 MINI Countryman revealed with ALL4 hybrid and JCW options

The new 2021 MINI Countryman has broken cover, the biggest of the automaker's cars, and unsurprisingly its most practical. As before there'll be everything from a plug-in hybrid MINI Countryman through to the most sporty model, the MINI John Cooper Works Countryman ALL4.

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