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2020 Audi Q5 Hybrid Review – 55 TFSI e doesn’t compromise for electric

2020 Audi Q5 Hybrid Review – 55 TFSI e doesn’t compromise for electric

Audi's strategy with electrification has been "don't rock a smooth-sailing boat," and it's sticking with that recipe for the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e. If the e-tron SUV and e-tron Sportback feel much like regular Audi models that just so happen to be all-electric, the Q5 plug-in hybrid sticks even closer to that recipe.

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Porsche increases the electric driving range for Cayenne E-Hybrid range

Porsche increases the electric driving range for Cayenne E-Hybrid range

Porsche has announced that it has increased the high-voltage battery's gross capacity in its plug-in Cayenne hybrid models. The battery pack is now 17.9 kWh rather than 14.1 kWh, representing an increase in range of up to 30 percent. Using the WLTP EAER City cycle, the E-Hybrid can now cover up to 48 kilometers on electricity alone.

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Mercedes trades EV tech and more for a bigger chunk of Aston Martin

Mercedes trades EV tech and more for a bigger chunk of Aston Martin

Mercedes-Benz is taking a bigger stake in Aston Martin, as part of a new technology agreement that boosts the automakers' collaborations. The deal will see Mercedes eventually hold up to 20-percent of shares of the legendary British car company, which will get to dig through the Germans' hybrid, EV, and other tech for its own sports cars and SUVs.

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2021 Hyundai Elantra Pricing: Base SE trim starts at $19,650

2021 Hyundai Elantra Pricing: Base SE trim starts at $19,650

Hyundai has announced the pricing for its all-new 2021 Elantra sedan. And as expected, the new seventh-gen Elantra undercuts the Toyota Corolla and Honda Civic in the compact family sedan category. The base Elantra SE starts at $19,650 (before $995 destination fees) and includes a comprehensive range of standard equipment including 15-inch alloy wheels, projector headlights with LED DRL’s, an 8-inch infotainment display, and wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity.

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2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets fresh styling

2022 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross gets fresh styling

Mitsubishi has announced that it restyled the 2022 Eclipse Cross SUV with a sleeker and more sporty appearance. The SUV also has improved driving confidence and promises more comfort. The new Eclipse Cross will land in Australia and New Zealand in November.

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2021 Honda Accord bets on styling, tech and hybrid drive

2021 Honda Accord bets on styling, tech and hybrid drive

The 2021 Honda Accord has been revealed, complete with pricing, an updated hybrid version, and a tech and styling boost across the range. Up front, there's a broader, revamped grille to leave the Accord more eye-catching, while inside the dashboard infotainment gets a larger touchscreen across all trim levels.

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2021 Kia Stonic GT Line makes European debut with sportier styling and mild-hybrid powertrain

2021 Kia Stonic GT Line makes European debut with sportier styling and mild-hybrid powertrain

While we wait for Kia North America to bring in its newest Stonic mini crossover, the South Korean automaker is expanding its Stonic portfolio in Europe with the newest GT Line. It features a host of sportier visual upgrades along with a new 48-volt mild-hybrid system – the latter of which is offered for the first time in the new Stonic.

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2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets new XLE Premium trim

2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets new XLE Premium trim

The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is now available in a new XLE Premium grade to bridge the gap between the XLE and XSE trims. The new RAV4 Hybrid XLE Premium has base prices starting at $33,675 (including $1,175 destination charges) and is around $2,700 more than the Hybrid XLE, but you get a lot more features in exchange.

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McLaren hybrid teaser promises best of both worlds

McLaren hybrid teaser promises best of both worlds

McLaren's new hybrid supercar is fast approaching, and the British automaker has been dropping new details about its so-far-unnamed gas-electric model. Expected to launch in the first half of 2021, the new "High Performance Hybrid" (HPH) will combine speed with the potential for all-electric driving, McLaren promises.

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2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid First Drive – Electric Hero

2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid First Drive – Electric Hero

Not all hybrids are created equal, something the 2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-Hybrid makes abundantly clear. While this mid-cycle refresh of the second generation Panamera adds electric range and makes it easier to whir along in zero-emission harmony, the lure of 552 horsepower suggests Porsche isn't exactly expecting hypermiling to be high on the agenda for owners. Think of this as electrification by way of speed-obsessed Stuttgart.

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Jeep Grand Wagoneer concept teases three-row luxury hybrid SUV

Jeep Grand Wagoneer concept teases three-row luxury hybrid SUV

Jeep promised something dramatic for the return of the Grand Wagoneer, and sure enough it delivered, with a huge and striking new concept teasing what we can expect from the most luxurious model in the upcoming range. Aiming to do for the Wagoneer brand what Ford has just started with the reboot of Bronco, the Grand Wagoneer will be just one of a portfolio of vehicles that Jeep has in mind.

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2021 Porsche Panamera adds new Turbo S plus a potent plug-in hybrid

2021 Porsche Panamera adds new Turbo S plus a potent plug-in hybrid

Porsche's 2021 Panamera has been unveiled, and the new model year brings with it not only revamped styling but a number of new powertrains including a new plug-in hybrid. Initially the German automaker's take on the luxury sedan, the Panamera range subsequently expanded with the wagon-esque Sport Turismo.

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