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With medium SUVs now an entrenched part of Australia’s staple automotive diet – and premium-badged, premium-priced models making up 16 percent of that considerable wedge – the GV70 was always going to be a crucial model for the burgeoning Genesis brand. Favouring a fastback, coupe-like shape over a more traditional box-style wagon, the GV70 is
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The Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV is one of the latest plug-in hybrid models that soon will enter the U.S. market (initially only in some of the states – CA, CO, CT, ME, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OR, RI, & VT). According to CarsDirect’s data, derived from a recent ordering guide, the base SEL trim will start
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Electric taxi maker Dynamo has confirmed plans to hire another 275 people as it continues to build vehicles here in the UK. The little-known company was founded in 2019 and converts Nissan e-NV200 Evalia electric MPVs into black cabs by adding more than 1,000 modifications. So far, the company has delivered more than 170 Dynamo
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OBJECTIVELY, and in comparison tests, the old – in every sense of the word – Isuzu MU-X came bottom of the ute-based large SUV pack, but in the sales charts it was by far the winner, even outselling popular urban-oriented options such as the Hyundai Santa Fe. Those who parked one in their garage were
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Our spies just sent us a batch of photos featuring the next generation Range Rover spotted conducting hot weather testing. The camouflaged prototype was the plug-in hybrid model that will surely improve upon the current P400e model’s 19 miles (30 km) of pure-electric driving range. We know it’s the PHEV because it has a fuel
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Hyundai Motor Group has maximized fast charging capability of the E-GMP platform to achieve the best results in terms of the range replenishing ratio in its class. In an interesting Automotive News‘ article, Ryan Miller, manager of electrified powertrain development at the Hyundai Kia America Technical Center in Chino, California, explains that the company intends
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In its latest financial report, for the second quarter of 2021, Tesla has included an interesting chart about its market share in three major markets: U.S./Canada, Europe and China. As it turns out, the company’s position improved significantly after the Model 3 was launched and since then the market share has been gradually improving (with
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BASED on the Rio, the Stonic is Kia’s take on a jacked-up city car designed to make the most of the ongoing SUV craze sweeping not only across Australia, but the rest of the world too. Slotting in below the Seltos, the Stonic shares its underpinnings and drivetrains with the Rio but throws in a
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BYD celebrates the production of the 100,000th Han model, which has been offered in China since Summer 2020 in two versions – all-electric and plug-in hybrid. So far this year, the company sold some 52,231 units (38,679 BEV and 13,552 PHEV), while cumulatively it’s 92,787 (67,452 BEV and 25,335 PHEV). Both types are powered by
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Today, we’re opening up a bit of discussion and would love for you to drop us a line below in the comments. With the race for bigger batteries and longer-range cars raging on, we want to stop for a moment and conside ’how much range do I need?’  What do we mean by range?  So let’s just make sure we’re all on the
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Today’s detailed video presentation of Mercedes-Benz’s electrification strategy included details about two of the automaker’s sub-brands going electric. We’re talking about Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes-Benz G-Class—yes, the G-Wagen has been promoted to a sub-brand recently. Taking them one at a time, we now know that the coveted Maybach badge will be applied to the EQS SUV, making
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The Volkswagen Group (which includes Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Skoda, SEAT and more) reports accelerating sales of plug-in electric cars in the second quarter of 2021. In Q2 2021, the total global plug-in deliveries exceeded 342,000, split 50/50 between all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles: BEVs: about 110,991 (up 259.7% year-over-year from 30,857) PHEVs: about 97,926 (up
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