Alfa Romeo is breaking into the electric car world at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show with the new Tonale mid-size SUV concept – the first plug-in hybrid and the first mid-size utility vehicle from the Italian marque.
After a year when Jeep sales set new global records for the company, there are some exciting new plug-in hybrid versions on the horizon.
The nascent range of fully electric Audi e-tron models is to be complemented by a series of plug-in hybrids that will consolidate existing model lines, and the first of these will make their debuts next week at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Appearing for the first time on the Audi stand on Tuesday March 5 will be new hybrid variants of the A6, A7 Sportback, A8 and Q5, the majority of which will be available in a choice of two configurations with either a comfort or performance orientation and corresponding outputs and equipment packages. The new plug-in hybrid models will be available for order during the course of 201
A new plug-in hybrid line-up for BMW’s flagship 7-Series has been revealed. The plug-in hybrids go on sale this spring. There is a choice of two model variants: the BMW 745e and the BMW 745Le xDrive, the latter of which gets intelligent all-wheel drive
2019 Diesel Car & Eco Car Used Car Top 50 – Volkswagen’s Golf is in 19th place and is our Best Plug-In Hybrid Car
The Golf’s reputation makes it one of the most sought after used cars, and with suitably high residual values. Despite being around since 2012, the Mk7 still looks fresh, a fact aided by the subtle updates in 2017 that require a spot-the-difference comparison.
2019 Diesel Car & Eco Car Used Car Top 50 – Volvo’s XC90 is our Best Used Luxury SUV and in 32nd place
The XC90 was the first model launched as part of Volvo’s transformation under Geely’s ownership, and what a cracking start. This luxury SUV is a triumph of subtle design, that manages to appear stately without being ostentatious.
The BMW Group sold more than 140,000 electrified (battery-electric and plug-in hybrid) vehicles in 2018. In total, 142,617 (+38.4 per cent) electrified BMW and MINI vehicles were delivered to customers around the world last year
SEAT says its biggest product offensive reaches its climax with the introduction of the brand’s new flagship model, the Tarraco. The company says the new vehicle will bring higher margins to the company, growing its portfolio and increasing its competitiveness, allowing it to cover 80 per cent of vehicle segments in the European market
The new BMW 330e plug-in hybrid saloon is due to be launched in summer 2019. It delivers a 50 per cent increase in electric-only range to go with a reduction in CO2 emissions of more than 10 per cent.
The new E 300 de Saloon and Estate are available to order, with prices starting at £47,700 for the Saloon and £49,700 for the Estate. The E 300 de Saloon and Estate are powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine which produces 191 bhp and 295 ft lb of torque and a hybrid module with 120 bhp of electric power and 325 ft lb of torque (combined system output is 516 ft lb). It can achieve 166.2 mpg on the combined cycle and emits 41 g/km of CO2 (44 g/km for the Estate). It can travel from 0 to 62 mph in 5.9 seconds (6.0 seconds for the Estate) and has a top speed of 155 mph.