Mitsubishi is going plug-crazy at Geneva, with the new Engelberg Tourer next-generation sport utility concept. The vehicle incorporates the Dendo Drive House System, which creates an energy ecosystem between a home and an electric vehicle. Read about this one at NewAtlas.com.
Kia put the Niro to market about a year ago, as the company’s first vehicle designed specifically to be electrified. The 2017 Kia Niro was a hybrid by default and very well done at that. For 2018, Kia introduced the Niro Plug-in Hybrid model, which takes that one step further. …
BMW unveiled the seventh generation of the 3 Series compact sedan at the Paris Motor Show earlier this year. Added to that series is a new plug-in hybrid 330e that the automaker announced this week. This PHEV includes BMW’s latest eDrive Technology to enhance both efficiency and performance. Read about …
Jeep is on track to produce a plug-in hybrid model of the legendary Wrangler and plans to have it in showrooms in 2020. The company has announced that key components for the PHEV Jeep will be produced at its Toledo Machining Plant in Ohio. Read more about this at NewAtlas.
BMW’s i division has launched a wireless charging system for plug-in hybrid vehicles. The factory-fitted, fully-integrated inductive charging system is a world-first. BMW says that production for BMW Wireless Charging will begin in July and is available for order now, for the 530e iPerformance model. Read about it at NewAtlas.
The BMW Concept iX3, unveiled in China, showcases the company’s fifth-generation eDrive system for electric vehicles. The iX3’s eDrive groups the transmission, electric motor, and power electronics in one unit, and is powered by more energy-dense batteries. Read about it at New Atlas.
Hyundai debuted redesigned Sonata Hybrid and Sonata Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. With a new look inside and out, upgraded infotainment, and re-engineered steering and chassis control, the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid are entering dealerships soon. Read about them at NewAtlas.com.