What does Audi’s upcoming E-Tron GT efficiency automobile sound like?

How does a German startup intend to move hydrogen?

That is our look again on the Week In Reverse—proper right here at Inexperienced Automotive Experiences—for the week ending October 9, 2020.

The Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid took lots of fine-tuning consideration to verify its advanced hybrid system was prepared for the nuances of zero-emissions off-roading. FCA’s propulsion chief walked us by its exhaustive growth.

Audi defined that it’s paid lots of consideration to how its upcoming E-Tron GT sounds—and that gained’t be like its cousin the Porsche Taycan. 

Toyota has added another model to its RAV4 Hybrid lineup for 2021—additional confirming that it’s repositioning hybrids as a modestly priced possibility throughout its mainstream lineup. Though availability stays restricted for the plug-in hybrid RAV4 Prime.

EPA vary rankings have been launched this week for 2 necessary and soon-arriving electrical autos fairly intently associated to every otherThe Polestar 2 hatchback will go 233 miles, whereas the Volvo XC40 Recharge SUV goes 208 miles, based on the federal fuel-economy protocol. 

2021 Polestar 2

2021 Polestar 2

And by the point U.S. deliveries begin for the Polestar 2—quickly—vehicles could have already been given a software upgrade preventing an issue seen in some models already delivered in Europe and China. 

Amazon supplied a primary have a look at the electric van designed and engineered by Rivian. The retail and supply large will take supply of 10,000 of them by 2022 and 100,000 by 2030.

The ownership-cost advantages of EVs strengthen as you progress to bigger autos like SUVs and pickups, or in the event you preserve autos longer, discovered Client Experiences, in a brand new research launched this week. And the market-research large Ipsos launched a research Wednesday discovering that interest in electric cars has increased over the course of the pandemic—not a shock with elevated consciousness of air high quality. 

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

In our monthly deals roundup on EVs, hybrids, and PHEVs, we homed in on a nationwide $199 lease deal on the Nissan Leaf, plus checked out different lease offers on the Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, Chevrolet Bolt EV, and Toyota Prius Prime and Camry Hybrid.

The Nissan Leaf is the top-selling used EV within the U.S. market, although there have been extra new Tesla Mannequin S fastbacks offered over its span of 8 years. We checked out why this is.

2020 Nissan Leaf

2020 Nissan Leaf

Mullen Applied sciences has launched a little bit extra data—and what seems like a unique plan—for bringing Chinese electric cars to the U.S., through a “pre-production” facility in California.

Honda has dropped out of Formula 1 racing, in favor of a push towards electrical autos and fuel-cell tech—and a transfer to provide hybrid powertrains to IndyCar racing, which is extra in step with its current U.S. technique.

Within the tech nook, we reported on how Hyundai is investing in a German startup that goals to benefit from present oil-industry storage and transportation strategies for hydrogen. And James Dyson Award winners within the UK have offered a tool that can help curb tire-dust emissions on the supply.

Tesla simply earlier than final weekend reported record deliveries for the third quarter of 2020—139,000 globally, for the quarter, which is far greater than the earlier two quarters. 

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

And final weekend, we regarded on the Mitsubishi i-MiEV was the first mass-produced electric car in lots of respects, and its lengthy manufacturing run is reportedly as a result of finish inside months.


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