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Tag : PHEV

BMW 5 Series gets new straight-six powered plug-in option

7 months ago / 0 comments

With an increase from two to five models featuring innovative plug-in hybrid drive by November 2020, the new BMW 5 Series offers the largest range of … Read More »

New Tiguan brings latest Volkswagen technology and new eHybrid plug-in

8 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen has revised the Tiguan SUV with sharp new looks, the latest technology and a new plug-in “eHybrid” model.

6% BiK plug-in Mercedes-Benz B 250 e now on sale

9 months ago / 0 comments

The Mercedes-Benz B 250 e plug-in hybrid is now on sale, with prices starting from £35,280.

Curtis Hutchinson: Why PHEVs still plug a gap

1 year ago / 0 comments

Demand for new PHEVs tumbled 18% in 2019 but this is not necessarily the end of the road for this transitionary technology.

Prices revealed for Škoda’s first-ever plug-in hybrid

1 year ago / 0 comments

Škoda has revealed pricing for its Superb iV plug-in hybrid, which goes on sale in January, marking the first-ever plug-in hybrid for the brand and priced … Read More »

BMW 225xe Active Tourer treated to 25% more electric range

2 years ago / 0 comments

BMW has launched the new and improved BMW 225xe Active Tourer plug-in hybrid (PHEV), featuring 25% more electric range and 15% lower CO2 emissions, taking it … Read More »

Vauxhall’s first ever plug-in hybrid gets a price tag

2 years ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall’s first-ever plug-in hybrid (ignoring the extended-range electric Ampera), the Grandland X Hybrid4, will arrive in showrooms in January 2020, priced from £35,590 OTR.

Are recent BiK changes enough to encourage PHEV uptake?

2 years ago / 0 comments

Last year’s cull of the plug-in hybrid car grant has dented the incentive and attraction for businesses to buy into plug-in hybrids, and despite the recently … Read More »

Kia instigates Niro Hybrid and PHEV safety recall

2 years ago / 0 comments

Kia has instigated a voluntary recall of 5,020 Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models due to possible overheating in an electrical relay.

BMW plug-in hybrid portfolio gets new models and added electric range

2 years ago / 0 comments

BMW has taken the wraps off its latest range of plug-in hybrids to join its ranks, including the world premiere of the new BMW X3 xDrive30e, … Read More »

Kia adds a touch of luxury to 2019 Optima Sportswagen PHEV

2 years ago / 0 comments

Kia has updated the Optima Sportswagen plug-in hybrid for 2019 adding a new premium grade.

2019 BMW 3 Series Plug-in Hybrid specs revealed

2 years ago / 0 comments

Following the global reveal of the new generation BMW 3 Series, the forthcoming plug-in hybrid is shown as offering a 45-mile electric range, low CO2 and … Read More »

Hyundai confirms hybrid and PHEV for new Santa Fe

3 years ago / 0 comments

Hyundai has confirmed hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains will be added to the Santa Fe SUV.

Fiat Chrysler to phase out diesel by 2021

3 years ago / 0 comments

Fiat Chrysler has become the latest carmaker to call time on diesels in Europe with plans to ditch diesels across its car line-up by 2021, citing … Read More »

Porsche adds plug-in power to new Cayenne

3 years ago / 0 comments

Porsche has added plug-in hybrid power to the Cayenne SUV model range.

Volvo reveals new XC40 T5 plug-in hybrid

3 years ago / 0 comments

Volvo Cars has revealed the new XC40 T5 Twin Engine amidst plans for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025.

Battery-powered cars observe sales slump

3 years ago / 0 comments

In the first two months of 2018, fewer than 1,000 battery electric vehicles were sold in the UK – 34% less than in the same period … Read More »

ALD proves PHEVs work for fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

Almost three quarters of ultra-low emission vehicle registrations last year were plug-in hybrids (PHEVs), according to SMMT data, and awareness and interest among businesses and drivers … Read More »

PSA to electrify across all brands and reenter US market

3 years ago / 0 comments

PSA Group CEO Carlos Tavares has confirmed that every model of PSA vehicle will be offered with electrification as an option, at the Automotive News World … Read More »

ICFM warns not to adopt “loophole” PHEVs

3 years ago / 0 comments

Sensible deployment of plug-in hybrid cars to ensure they’re fit for purpose is a must for fleets looking to transition to ULEVs.

Volvo confirms plug-in hybrid XC40 for Q4 2018

3 years ago / 0 comments

Volvo UK has confirmed the plug-in hybrid version of its new XC40 crossover will be gradually rolled out Q4 2018.

50% Toyota global sales to be electrified by 2030

3 years ago / 0 comments

Toyota estimates half of the company’s global sales will be electrified by 2030.

Don’t be too quick to ditch diesel, fleets warned

3 years ago / 0 comments

Diesel is still likely to be the most environmentally responsible solution for fleets, FleetCheck has warned, adding that plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) require ‘significant policy changes’ before … Read More »

PHEVs now “over 25%” of 3 Series Fleet volume

3 years ago / 0 comments

BMW is aiming to double sales of the 530e plug-in hybrid in 2018, following a year where the 330e will have taken “well over a quarter” … Read More »

Jeep confirms plug-in hybrid power for new Wrangler

3 years ago / 0 comments

Jeep‘s new Wrangler will include plug-in hybrid power, the American company has confirmed.

More electric range for BMW i8 Coupé and Roadster introduced

3 years ago / 0 comments

BMW has revealed the production version of the new i8 Roadster and new Coupé at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Electric Corsa to debut in 2020 under Vauxhall turnaround plans

3 years ago / 0 comments

Vauxhall, and sibling Opel, is to debut a next-generation electric Corsa and a plug-in hybrid version of its Grandland X crossover by 2020 under post-takeover plans … Read More »

Honda enhances its future of EVs and plug-in hybrids

3 years ago / 0 comments

Honda has confirmed its future line up will include more hybrid vehicles and, for the first time, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle (EV) models from here … Read More »

Fleet misuse of PHEVs revealed in TMC analysis

3 years ago / 0 comments

Businesses deploying plug-in hybrids without assessing their suitability for fleet operation could be in for a nasty surprise on running costs.

Today in Fleet – Wednesday 16 August

4 years ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… Thrifty signs up to ICFM’s Corporate Investment Programme Thrifty Car & Van Rental has become the latest company to sign … Read More »