Tag : plug-in hybrids
Peugeot is to launch high-performance plug-in hybrid versions of the 3008 SUV, and the new 508 and 508 SW this autumn, offering CO2 emissions of 49g/km and up to 30 miles of electric range.
The Volkswagen Group has notified Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) of a potential recall of its plug-in vehicles, having discovered poisonous cadmium in part of the charging system.
Ford is adding a second city to its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid trial, with a fleet set to roll out in the Spanish city of Valencia, near the carmaker’s factory.
Volkswagen’s premium-class Touareg SUV will be replaced at the end of this year, with the new model including a plug-in hybrid for the first time.
Chinese carmaker Chery has revealed the first of its European-market products, a crossover with hybrid and electric powertrains which will target fleet and retail customers across the region.
Opel will offer a plug-in hybrid drivetrain in the Grandland X crossover, utilising PSA Group technology and suggesting sister brands Peugeot, Citroen and DS could offer similar products in the near future.