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Diesel BMW 3 series and the X3 crossovers have become mild hybrids
Diesel BMW 3 series and the X3 crossovers have become mild hybrids

In the spring of this year, the diesel BMW 3 series and the X3 and X4 crossovers will by default be equipped with a moderate hybrid system. Its composition will include a 48-volt starter-generator, which will help the engine during acceleration, as well as replace a system “start-stop”. Mild hybrids will be a sedan and… More

“Charged” Skoda Octavia vRS will get a hybrid version
“Charged” Skoda Octavia vRS will get a hybrid version

The first hybrid vRS will produce about 250 HP of power and torque to 300 Nm. The Czech automaker is planning to complement the range Octavia vRS. The standard version of the new Octavia generation was introduced at the end of last year, but new models under the brand vRS to debut at the Geneva… More

Van Lexus: only black or white, there is a separate office
Van Lexus: only black or white, there is a separate office

The Japanese premium brand has opened applications for luxury monocab with index LM. A choice of two versions, but both only with a hybrid setup. Van Lexus LM debuted in April last year at the Shanghai motor show. China will become a major market for innovations, because there expensive MPVs are quite popular – these… More

KIA announced prices for the hybrid KIA Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed
KIA announced prices for the hybrid KIA Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed

KIA has introduced in the UK their first plug-in hybrid model based on Ceed Sportswagon and XCeed. Currently open pre-orders for the model, and the first deliveries are expected in April. The report said that the cost Sportswagon hybrid PHEV is £ 29,995 or about 39 $ 100 at the current exchange rate, while XCeed… More

BMW to stop production hybrid sports car i8 in April
BMW to stop production hybrid sports car i8 in April

In the Network appeared information about the intention of BMW to cease production of the hybrid sports car i8. But now the group has decided on the date and final decision. The press service of the company BMW has officially confirmed that the latest hybrid i8 will descend from the conveyor in April 2020. The… More

Emissions, large fines, and… diesel is back in business
Emissions, large fines, and… diesel is back in business

Very little time has passed since the start of 2020, and global change in the Ukrainian car market is not expected. But the market of the European Union — quite the contrary. 2020 is the year of the introduction of new emissions standards for internal combustion engines. What’s up with the 95 g/km of CO2… More

Crossover BMW X2 have learned to spend less than 2 l/100 km
Crossover BMW X2 have learned to spend less than 2 l/100 km

Niche plug-in hybrid crossover was added to the new model. This time tried the BMW company, which electrified crossover X2. New rechargeable hybrid, BMW has given the name X2 xDrive25e, while technically it is similar to a cross xDrive25e X1, which debuted last fall. Thus, the novelty is equipped with a 1.5-liter gasoline turbomotoren 125… More

Fiat introduced the first electrified models
Fiat introduced the first electrified models

Company Fiat has presented updated Panda and 500, with the console Hybrid. On one electricity, these vehicles are not able to ride, but working on the principle of “soft” hybrid. Fiat Panda and Fiat 500 are built on the same platform and equipped with identical 70-strong installation. It includes liter engine and starter-generator that assists… More

Renault Clio and Captur hybrid version
Renault Clio and Captur hybrid version

Renault always disliked hybrids and would prefer to release a model of the internal combustion engine, or “clean” electric. But not so long ago, the French changed their point of view, and are willing to put on the market a few gasoline-electric cars. Here, for example, replacing Clio and Captur with hybrid plants. Promise still… More