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VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a sporty off-road hybrid

Published: January 10, 2016

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Filed under: Design/Style , Green , 2016 Detroit Auto Show , Volkswagen , Technology , Crossover , Concept Cars , Electric , Hybrid The Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a unique plug-in hybrid crossover with sporty on-road and rugged off-road credentials. It will debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Continue reading VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a sporty off-road hybrid VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept is a sporty off-road hybrid originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 10 Jan 2016 16:00:00 EST.


2016 BMW 7 Series slims down, techs up

Published: June 10, 2015

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Filed under: Green , BMW , Sedan , Electric , Hybrid , Luxury The BMW 7 Series loses 200 pounds for its 2016 makeover. It’s also got tons of advanced technology and potent gasoline engines


Refreshed Peugeot 208 revealed

Published: February 23, 2015

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Filed under: Design/Style , Green , 2015 Geneva Motor Show , Peugeot , Europe , Hatchback Peugeot is updating the 208 with a new front end that makes the little French hatchback look wider. There’s also some new tech and a GT Line trim level that borrows some of the GTi’s styling but with less potent engines


Report: BMW crushing ActiveE EVs, saving all batteries

Published: May 23, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Green Culture , BMW It’s unlikely to spark a movement and a movie, the way a certain EV1 did a decade ago, but anyone who’s seen Who Killed The Electric Car? will likely cringe at this bit of news.


Exclusive: BMW confirms limited i3 Electronaut Edition, says i5* is in development

Published: January 15, 2014

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , BMW , AutoblogGreen Exclusive Jacob Harb, head of electric vehicle operations and strategy for BMW , is excited these days.


Detroit: 2014 Infiniti Q50 debuts G-replacing design, new hybrid model

Published: January 14, 2013

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Filed under: Detroit Auto Show , Hybrid , Sedan , Infiniti , Luxury Feast your eyes upon the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 . Say what you will about Infiniti’s new Q and QX naming system , but after looking at the new Q50 unveiled today at the Detroit Auto Show and checking out its feature list, we’re having a hard time coming up with any additional criticisms


Detroit: 2014 Infiniti Q50 debuts G-replacing design, new hybrid model

Published: January 14, 2013

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Filed under: Detroit Auto Show , Hybrid , Sedan , Infiniti , Luxury Feast your eyes upon the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 . Say what you will about Infiniti’s new Q and QX naming system , but after looking at the new Q50 unveiled today at the Detroit Auto Show and checking out its feature list, we’re having a hard time coming up with any additional criticisms.


Detroit: 2014 Infiniti Q50 debuts G-replacing design, new hybrid model

Published: January 14, 2013

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Filed under: Detroit Auto Show , Hybrid , Sedan , Infiniti , Luxury Feast your eyes upon the all-new 2014 Infiniti Q50 . Say what you will about Infiniti’s new Q and QX naming system , but after looking at the new Q50 unveiled today at the Detroit Auto Show and checking out its feature list, we’re having a hard time coming up with any additional criticisms


BMW’s 2013 ActiveHybrid 7 improves fuel economy by some mysterious amount

Published: May 26, 2012

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Filed under: Hybrid , BMW Anybody out there who knows how to multiply 114 percent by “impressive improvement” gets a prize. In the meantime, we’re just going to have to accept the fact that the 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 7 will get better fuel economy than its predecessor


After 36,000 solar-powered miles, MiniE driver ready to make the switch to BMW ActiveE (and an SUV)

Published: December 28, 2011

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , BMW , MINI The name Peder Norby should be familiar to anyone who’s been involved with BMW’s all-electric MiniE program. The driver of MiniE #183 has put 36,000 sun-powered miles on his EV and has long been a strong proponent of getting more people to make the shift to electric vehicles.


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