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Ford reveals ambitious EV transition plan for Europe

Ford reveals ambitious EV transition plan for Europe

Ford plans to make all of its passenger vehicles in Europe all-electric by 2030, the automaker has announced today, the latest in a series of high-profile commitments to squeezing internal combustion engines from the mainstream. The transition will include a considerable push into electrification for Ford Europe, including a greater focus - albeit temporary - on hybrid cars.

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The McLaren Artura is a 671hp hybrid supercar for a new era

The McLaren Artura is a 671hp hybrid supercar for a new era

McLaren promised something extravagantly impressive for its first series-production High-Performance Hybrid supercar, and the new 2022 McLaren Artura certainly fits that description. A long list of "firsts" for the British automaker, the Artura combines a plug-in hybrid drivetrain with lashings of superlight materials and an unexpected strength in fuel economy, for what's shaping up to be a thoroughly modern interpretation of the supercar.

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The Polestar 1 order books are opening one last time

The Polestar 1 order books are opening one last time

Polestar's electric vehicles may still be a rare sight on roads, but the Polestar 1 luxury hybrid coupe looks likely to remain that way for good as the automaker announces it's headed into its final year of production. Deliveries of the two-door only began in 2020, though the hybrid EV's days were already numbered - quite literally - even before it started rolling off the production line.

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McLaren to reveal Artura plug-in hybrid supercar on February 17

McLaren to reveal Artura plug-in hybrid supercar on February 17

McLaren is all set to reveal its next-generation Artura hybrid supercar in a virtual event on February 17, 2021, 00:01 GMT. The British supercar maker gave the entire world an early glimpse of Artura in October last year, then known as the HPH or High-Performance Hybrid.

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Fully electric Jeep Wrangler concept teased

Fully electric Jeep Wrangler concept teased

Automakers all around the world are rushing to electrify their vehicle lineups. Some of the vehicles are fully electric, and some are hybrids. Jeep has already announced that plug-in hybrid versions of some of its most iconic vehicles, including the Wrangler and Grand Cherokee, are coming under the 4xe model designation.

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Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review: The solar roof is really good for one thing

Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Review: The solar roof is really good for one thing

Hyundai offers a solar roof on the Sonata Hybrid sedan, though the promise of free driving courtesy of the sun isn't really where the technology shines. The frugal family car eschews plug-in hybrid technology in favor of the altogether simpler pairing of a decent-sized gas engine and an electric motor that play together, though the solar cells embedded in the glass roof do step away from the norm.

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Jeeps electrified 4xe platform will come to other models

Jeeps electrified 4xe platform will come to other models

One of the most interesting things that Jeep has done in the last year is rollout its new electrified plug-in hybrid Wrangler. Jeep has also confirmed that the Renegade 4xe will be deployed in some markets as well. Those aren't the only two models the Jeep is looking at electrifying with its global head confident that plug-in hybrid vehicles can replace diesel engines in the lineup.

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Rumor claims upcoming Toyota GR Corolla won’t use hybrid power

Rumor claims upcoming Toyota GR Corolla won’t use hybrid power

Rumors have been swelling that Toyota is looking to add another hopped up compact car to its GR line of sports cars. Americans can't get the cool GR Yaris, which we are rather bummed about. Rumor has suggested that Toyota will launch a GR Corolla sometime in 2023. Toyota has filed a trademark for the GR Corolla name, and insiders claim the car is definitely coming.

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Toyota GR010 Hybrid racer rumored to spawn a street version

Toyota GR010 Hybrid racer rumored to spawn a street version

Toyota has a new racing car for the 2021 FIA World Endurance Championship. The vehicle is called the GR010 Hybrid and what's more exciting than a new racing car is that reports claim a street-legal version will launch in the near future. The vehicle seen below is the 2021 GR010 Hybrid racing car, but it's unclear what exactly the street-legal version might look like.

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2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid sees luxe automaker start its huge EV shakeup

2021 Bentley Bentayga Hybrid sees luxe automaker start its huge EV shakeup

Bentley's path to a fully-electric future continues, with the new Bentayga Hybrid SUV bringing a gas-electric drivetrain to the automaker's luxury best-seller. Joining the 2021 Bentayga V8 and the Bentayga Speed, this third iteration is arguably the most appealing, given just how much sense hybrids make in the high-end luxe segments.

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2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe pricing confirmed for hybrid SUV

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe pricing confirmed for hybrid SUV

Pricing for the new Jeep hybrids has been confirmed, with the 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sahara 4xe and Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe Launch Editions slotting in at the top end of the SUV-maker's range. Announced earlier this year, the first electrified Wrangler models combine a four-cylinder gas engine with two electric motors, for what the automaker claims is a bump both in economy and performance.

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2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid economy revealed

2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid economy revealed

Ford promised flexibility and better economy from the 2021 F-150 PowerBoost hybrid, and now it's spilling the details on its EPA estimates. The 4x2 version of the V6 gas-electric hybrid has a combined estimated fuel economy rating of 25 mpg, Ford said today. In the city you can expect 25 mpg, and 26 mpg on the highway.

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