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2020 Lincoln Aviator Plug-In Hybrid

By Blagojce Krivevski The all-new 2020 Lincoln Aviator defines effortless luxury performance among mid-size premium SUVs, offering impressive power and capability combined with sleek elegance and intuitive technology. Delivering Quiet Flight, Aviator offers two powertrains – a standard twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 gas engine and the Grand Touring’s plug-in hybrid powertrain. This marks the first time…

Order books now open for all-new PEUGEOT e-208

By Blagojce Krivevski Order books for the all-new PEUGEOT e-208 and e-208 are now opem, with deliveries starting in early 2020. Since April, buyers have been able to place a refundable £500 reservation on limited 208 and e-208 models; the GT Line 1.2L PureTech 100 S&S 8-speed automatic (EAT8), 1.5L BlueHDi 100 S&S 6-speed manual…

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV earns overall 5-star safety rating from NHTSA

By Blagojce Krivevski Mitsubishi Motors North America (MMNA), the fastest-growing Asian brand in the U.S. for the second consecutive year, today announced the 2020 Outlander PHEV has received a 5-Star Overall Safety Rating, the highest rating possible, from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) through its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The 2020 Outlander…

Porsche Taycan covers 3,425km in 24 hr endurance test

By Blagojce Krivevski In 24 hours a pre-production Taycan covered a distance of exactly 3,425 kilometres (2,128 miles) right before the world premiere on September 4 as part of a test at the Nardò high-speed track in Italy. This roughly corresponds to the distance from Nardò to Trondheim in Norway. In sizzling temperatures at the…

Electrify America unveils humorous brand-neutral marketing campaign to help normalize EV ownership

By Blagojce Krivevski Electrify America today launched its newest brand-neutral marketing campaign titled “Normal Now.” The multifaceted digital campaign will kick off nationwide with a new informational website – NormalNow.com – as well as online videos, streaming TV ads, digital banner ads, social media ads, paid search, and streaming audio and podcast. The “Normal Now”…

SDG&E to build 3000 EV chargers for medium-duty and heavy-duty electric vehicles

By Blagojce Krivevski To support regional and statewide goals to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from tailpipes, San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will launch a major effort to help electrify large vehicles and industrial equipment, revving up zero-emission transportation beyond passenger vehicles. Today, SDG&E received approval from the California Public Utilities…

2020 Karma Revero GT priced at $135,000

By Blagojce Krivevski Southern California-based electric vehicle maker Karma Automotive set the MSRP of its 2020 Revero GT at $135,000 with retail deliveries starting in the fourth quarter. A growing list of more than 20 retail partners in the U.S., Canada and select export markets are accepting pre-orders of the new vehicle, one which differentiates…

2019 Audi e-tron earns highest award from IIHS

By Blagojce Krivevski The 2019 Audi e-tron SUV, the first fully electric Audi model, has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s 2019 “Top Safety Pick+” award, the nonprofit’s highest designation. The 2019 Audi e-tron is the first battery-electric vehicle to earn a 2019 Top Safety Pick+ award. In developing the e-tron, engineers designed a…

New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid launched

By Blagojce Krivevski A combination of peerless dynamics and exemplary efficiency defines the character of the new BMW 3 Series Sedan. And now the addition to the range of drive solutions of a plug-in hybrid system brings an extra, particularly future-focused angle to the new sports sedan’s core attributes. The latest generation of BMW eDrive…

UK grants additional £2.5M for chargepoints on residential streets

By Blagojce Krivevski Owning and charging an electric vehicle is set to become more convenient than ever thanks to an additional £2.5 million to fund the installation of over 1,000 new chargepoints, Britain’s Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, announced on Monday. The funding will support the on-street residential chargepoint scheme, launched in 2017, which helps people…

Volkswagen ID.R gets new livery for Chinese record attempt

By Blagojce Krivevski It was already eye-catching enough. Now, a powerful shade of red is taking e-mobility to the top from a visual perspective too – the Volkswagen ID.R will sport a special livery for its record attempt on Tianmen Mountain in China. The red stands for the fully-electric, 500-kW (680-PS) prototype’s fifth record attempt,…

Karma SC1 Vision Concept Makes North American Debut at Pebble Beach

By Blagojce Krivevski Southern California-based luxury electric automaker Karma Automotive announced the North American debut of its SC1 Vision Concept car will occur at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Featuring the best of tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies and design, the SC1 Vision Concept’s next-generation technology, artful aesthetics, customized elements and a pure electric platform reveal bold…

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