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.
The Mercedes EQA - The Drive
The EQA starts as the EQA 250 (combined power consumption: 15.7 kWh / 100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 0 g / km) with 140 kW and a range according to NEDC of over 480 kilometers. The double-deck lithium-ion battery is a structural element in the underbody of the vehicle and has a usable energy content of 66.5 kWh. Further variants for special customer requirements will follow. On the one hand all-wheel drive models with an additional electric drive train (eATS) and on the other hand a version with a range of over 500 kilometers (WLTP). An asynchronous machine is used on the front axle. The electric motor, a gearbox with a fixed ratio including differential, the cooling system and the power electronics form a highly integrated, compact unit - the electric drive train (eATS). Gear ratio and gears were designed for the requirements of front-wheel drive
A few days before the official start of Season 10 of the FIA World Endurance Championship, the two-day prologue at the Sebring track concluded after four valuable sessions to test the cars ahead of Friday’s race. Two 488 GTEs competed in the LMGTE Pro class and five in the LMGTE Am on the 6,019-metre Florida circuit.
The fourth-generation FABIA continues ŠKODA’s extraordinary success story of offering all you need and a little more. Twenty-two years after its debut, the popular small car is more emotive and dynamic than ever before. This is the first FABIA to be based on Volkswagen Group’s modular MQB-A0 platform. It is the most spacious car within its segment and boasts further enhanced comfort features as well as a plethora of new safety and assistance systems. Classic brand qualities, such as excellent value for money, high functionality and a host of Simply Clever features, make this car the perfect entry-level model to the ŠKODA range.