Tucson’s new Plug-in Hybrid model features an estimated 261 horsepower, 1.6-liter turbocharged, direct-injected hybrid powertrain coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Plug-in Hybrid battery is larger than the hybrid battery, with 13.8 kWh of power, yielding an estimated all-electric range (AER) of 32 miles and estimated fuel economy of 70 MPGe. Plug-in Hybrid Level-II charging capability is well under two hours to recharge the system using a 7.2kW on-board charger. The Plug-in Hybrid powerplant delivers power through a PHEV-tuned six-speed automatic transmission for smoothness and efficiency, with an estimated combined fuel economy rating of 30 mpg with all-wheel drive. The Plug-in Hybrid even offers an impressive tow rating of 2,000 lbs.
New electrically powered Fiat 500 wins prestigious design award
"The new, purely electrically powered Fiat 500 starts with an award in Germany. The readers of the specialist magazine“ auto, motor und sport ”named the latest generation of the Italian cult car the class winner in terms of design -Competition "Autonis". With a share of the vote of 28.8 percent, the emission-free Fiat 500 also won the category minicars against conventionally powered competitors. This victory gives the Fiat 500 tailwind for the imminent market launch in Germany. Current is from sedan and convertible -Version the particularly richly equipped special model "La Prima" can be ordered. The new Fiat 500, whose innovative electric drive has an output of 87 kW (comparable to 118 hp), has lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 42 kWh on board an emission-free F thanks to the Sherpa driving mode, which is optimized for extended range lasts up to 320 kilometers. The CCS2 connection (Combo 2) enables the batteries to be charged with both direct and alternating current. With fast charging with up to 85 kW, enough energy is available after only five minutes of charging to cover a distance of around 50 kilometers. In this mode, the battery is also 80 percent charged in just 35 minutes. For optimal use in everyday life, the new Fiat 500 also comes with a mode 3 cable as standard, which enables charging at public stations with up to 11 kW. "
Mercedes-Benz eActros - Start of series production - Karin Rådström, CEO Mercedes-Benz Trucks
Animated by a 580 horsepower V8 engine, they will speed along on 21-inch wheels, the largest sizes within this range. The hood of the Ghibli, already considered one of the most beautiful sedans ever, will boast two supplementary air vents, which relieve the heat whilst bustling a gritty roar. The lateral air vents, on the other hand, are bordered in red and wield the Trofeo name. The interiors are to be wrapped in full-grain Pieno Fiore natural leather and, just like the exteriors, they will boast 100% carbon-fibre inserts: Ghibli and Quattroporte in their Sunday best. Even the infotainment is new: a processor that’s four times as powerful, screen resolution that’s ten times better and a memory with twice the capacity of the previous version. This new system, featuring a high-resolution screen similar to a tablet, will render the user experience much more enjoyable, complete and customisable. The Italian flag will embellish the central pillar and, for their official launch, the Quattroporte model will be green, white Levante and red Ghibli. Because these superheroes are Made in Italy. Furthermore, Levante Trofeo, has been restyled with new rear lights, a new infotainment system and new design features. The Trofeo collection is not just about innovation for Maserati; it is about surpassing preconceptions and expectations. Superlative in every way, Trofeo redefines what a sedan and a SUV can be.