Plug-in-hybrids — "enabling technology" for the transition to electric vehicles
Many consider plug-in hybrids to be a transitional stage between cars with internal combustion engines and fully electric cars, but automakers are bringing new plug-in hybrid models to the market,…

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Volkswagen's radical strategy: put everything on electricity
Volkswagen has set itself the goal of a possible profitable mass production of electric vehicles in the amount of 80 billion euros (91 billion us dollars) — a feat that…

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Six reasons why you should rent an electric car
Electric cars are rapidly and successfully becoming part of the automotive industry — in 2018, almost 400,000 electrified cars (clean electric cars and plug-in hybrids) were registered in Europe, and…

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Which is better: a fully electric car or a plug-in hybrid?

The rivalry between clean electric cars and plug-in hybrids is now reaching its highest peak of confrontation. Many agree that clean electric vehicles are the future, but also pay tribute to plug-in hybrids as a transitional stage to the further development of the all-electric era.
To finally understand the issue you need to analyze how long the plug-in hybrids (PHEV) will be relevant, having considered several interesting questions.

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What electric vehicles will debut in the coming years?

Automakers and startups are preparing a fleet of new electric vehicles, crossovers, SUVs and even pickups for the coming model years. For example, new electric cars that will go to showrooms in 2020 include the Bollinger B1 SUV, Mercedes-Benz EQC, the new Mini Electric, Polestar 2, Porsche Taycan, the Rivian R1T pickup, and Tesla Roadster and Model Y.

Audi
Only recently introduced its crossover e-tron quattro and its cheaper version, Audi plans to release 20 new electric vehicles by 2025. The automaker has already announced that a TT sports coupe/convertible will be released in the electric version in the coming years. Reports suggest the company will also electrify its flagship A8 sedan, as well as offer a version of the Q4 e-tron crossover. Continue reading

The debate over electric cars is raging among the world's largest automakers
Among the largest automakers in the world are raging debate about electric vehicles. Some believe that electric cars produced by companies other than Tesla have a chance of becoming a…

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Electric cars are a triple win for climate, clean air and the economy
The production of electric vehicles is still more expensive than the production of their gasoline competitors, but policy changes and market expansion can quickly change in favor of electric vehicles.…

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Mortality from air pollution in Europe is twice as high as previous estimates
Scientists insist: air pollution kills 800,000 people a year in Europe, it's time to stop burning fossil fuels. According to a study published in the European Heart Journal, twice as…

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