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BMW Says It Will Cut Emissions In Europe By 20 Percent, Gives No Indication How

BMW was once known for its diminutive fuel-sipping neue-klasse cars in early 1970s America. In the fifty years since, the company’s offerings have grown in every dimension. With the big-power M division getting headlines, and sales success of ever-larger luxury SUVs, BMW’s corporate average fuel economy has seen…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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BMW Says It Will Cut Emissions In Europe By 20 Percent, Gives No Indication How

BMW was once known for its diminutive fuel-sipping neue-klasse cars in early 1970s America. In the fifty years since, the company’s offerings have grown in every dimension. With the big-power M division getting headlines, and sales success of ever-larger luxury SUVs, BMW’s corporate average fuel economy has seen…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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BMW Says It Will Cut Emissions In Europe By 20 Percent, Gives No Indication How

BMW was once known for its diminutive fuel-sipping neue-klasse cars in early 1970s America. In the fifty years since, the company’s offerings have grown in every dimension. With the big-power M division getting headlines, and sales success of ever-larger luxury SUVs, BMW’s corporate average fuel economy has seen…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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RVs Would Make The Best Hybrids

I’ve never been a big fan of hybrid cars, even though I built one that one time. They’re supposed to be the best of both worlds, but you often end up getting drawbacks from both sides. I’m generally a fan of electric vehicles but I do think there is one place where hybrids would work […]

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Dead: BMW i8, Reportedly

Ah, the BMW i8. Every time we write about this car, the comments are filled with people who either hate it or love it. It’s great, some say (see also: me). It’s overpriced garbage, grouse others. Well, the debates could very well be coming to an end, as the i8's production reportedly will cease in […]

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Jeep Will Show Off Three Plug-In Hybrid Models At CES With A New 4xe Badge

Jeep has already made a commitment to offer electrification options for all of its models, including a series of on-road focused models. The brand has not exactly been on the electrification end of the spectrum lately, but FCA is in serious trouble if it can’t bring down its corporate emissions numbers, so it is going…Read […]

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Jeep Will Show Off Three Plug-In Hybrid Models At CES With A New 4xe Badge

Jeep has already made a commitment to offer electrification options for all of its models, including a series of on-road focused models. The brand has not exactly been on the electrification end of the spectrum lately, but FCA is in serious trouble if it can’t bring down its corporate emissions numbers, so it is going…Read […]

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Jeep Will Show Off Three Plug-In Hybrid Models At CES With A New 4xe Badge

Jeep has already made a commitment to offer electrification options for all of its models, including a series of on-road focused models. The brand has not exactly been on the electrification end of the spectrum lately, but FCA is in serious trouble if it can’t bring down its corporate emissions numbers, so it is going…Read […]

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Jeep Will Show Off Three Plug-In Hybrid Models At CES With A New 4xe Badge

Jeep has already made a commitment to offer electrification options for all of its models, including a series of on-road focused models. The brand has not exactly been on the electrification end of the spectrum lately, but FCA is in serious trouble if it can’t bring down its corporate emissions numbers, so it is going…Read […]

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Don Panoz Predicted The Future Of Endurance Racing With A V8 Esperante Hybrid He Called “Sparky”

1998 was before endurance racing turned into a mileage game. This was before Audi’s diesel-powered assault in the 2000s. Back then, Mercedes, Mclaren, and Porsche were dueling with wide, low mid-engined machines. But Dr. Don Panoz wasn’t known for following the pack. He tried something new, and while it didn’t work…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Jeep Will Electrify Its Entire Lineup By 2022, Make ‘On-Road’ Vehicles: Report

Speaking to a bunch of Aussie reporters, Jeep global president Christian Meunier reportedly claimed the entire lineup, including the Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Gladiator, will get either plug-in hybrid or battery-electric drivetrains in the next couple of years. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Japan’s Best-Selling Minivan Is Smarter Than It Looks

Remember Nissan? Yeah it’s still around, but you don’t hear much from it lately. That might have something to do with recent, erm, developments within its management. Nissan’s flagship sports cars have been around for almost a decade, god knows what it’s doing with Infiniti, and while Nissan is committed to the EV…Read more… Continue […]

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Japan’s Best-Selling Minivan Is Smarter Than It Looks

Remember Nissan? Yeah it’s still around, but you don’t hear much from it lately. That might have something to do with recent, erm, developments within its management. Nissan’s flagship sports cars have been around for almost a decade, god knows what it’s doing with Infiniti, and while Nissan is committed to the EV…Read more… Continue […]

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The 2021 Toyota RAV4 Plug-In Hybrid Might Become The Most Popular Plug-In Ever

What do you get when you combine Toyota’s best-selling car with the most efficient powertrain setup it offers? Money, my friends. You get the recipe for something that’ll probably print a lot of money. This is the upcoming, 2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid, and it might very well become the most popular plug-in ever.Read more… […]

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I Love The Range Rover Hybrid But It Just Can’t Get Over Itself

My relationship with the 2019 Range Rover HSE P400e plug-in hybrid was a brief and tumultuous affair. At first, this SUV was everything. I was completely enamored with its ergonomics and smooth acceleration. But over a few days and some miles, we had our tiffs. There were tantrums. I finally realized that the vehicle…Read more… […]

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