Posts Tagged suv

Pilot Assist II To Come Standard On 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV

Volvo announced a large range of updates for the 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV. The XC90 powertrain features a turbocharged/supercharged 320 hp four-cylinder 2.0-liter gas engine driving the front wheels and an 87 hp electric motor out back. In addition, there is 25 hp starter motor between the engine and the eight-speed automatic gearbox, smoothing…

1 year ago by Steven Loveday 4

Efficient Drivetrains Launches Asian Market PHEV SUV

Efficient Drivetrains (EDI), the company that earlier announced it will offer a Class 3 PHEV truck based on the Chevy Silverado 3500, aims to join the plug-in hybrid SUV segment too. The company developed a plug-in version of a Chinese SUV and intends to sell it in Asia as an…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 0

World Debut: BMW X5 xDrive40e Plug-In Hybrid

BMW’s first plug-in hybrid X5 makes its world debut yesterday. The new BMW X5 xDrive40e comes to market to compete in a fast growing segment and opens the doors for future BMW SUV hybrids. 313 horsepower and 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) of torque Permanent all-wheel drive and the BMW EfficientDynamics…

2 years ago by Inside EVs Staff 27

BYD Tang Sales Expected To Outpace Qin

The plug-in electric BYD Qin was an immediate sales success when it launched last year in China. Sales started out low, but rather quickly sales established at a level well over 1,000 units per month and even hit and held steady at 1,700 units per month late last year. According…

2 years ago by Eric Loveday 9