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Plug-in versions of Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima coming in 2015

Since they didn’t display any plug-in hybrid models like all of the other global carmakers at the 2014 Paris Auto Show, Hyundai Motor Group faced criticism that they are not coping with the changing face of the global auto market. It’s welcome news that, according to the KoreanCarBlog.com, Hyundai Motor Group will release plug-in hybrid […]

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  • BMW i3 is sells first time in Mexico, and is the first vehicle to be sold to a private individual in Brazil. #
  • Tesla announces dual motor option for the Model S - it increases efficiency, increases range, provides AWD, and gives the Model S P85D a 0-60mph time of 3.5 seconds!! #
  • Recently, analysts at Goldman Sachs were allowed inside Tesla's factory, and following the visit, the analyst's announced that "a prototype of Tesla Motors next model, the Model X, will likely be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show." The show kicks off in January 17, 2015. Can Tesla unveil the production model in January and still fulfill its promise to deliver the Model X in Spring 2015? #
  • According to Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdry, Tesla will be revealing an all-wheel-drive Model S AND the Tesla Model 3 on October 9th - can we believe it? #
  • At the Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini unveils the Asterion LPI 910-4, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with 3 electric motors, a 5.2 liter V10 engine with AWD and a 0-62 MPH time of 3.0 seconds. All electric range is somewhere around 31 miles, although that would likely be hard to achieve with so much power available. Top speed is 199MPH. #
  • Renovo Motors gets millions in funding for their Renovo Coupe electric supercar. Based on the  American CSX9000 rolling chassis, a 740 volt lithium ion battery pack accelerates the Coupe from 0-60 MPH in 3.4 seconds - making it the fastest rear-wheel drive production electric vehicle in the world. Prices are set at $529,000 and production is limited. Sales start in 2015. #
  • Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid is set to go on sale in the US on November 1st. It will be available nationwide, with an MSRP of $76,400. The 10.8 kWh battery pack is good for up to 22 miles. The plug-in hybrid SUV has a Porsche-worthy 0-60mph time of 5.4 seconds! Check out the Porsche Plug-in forum for details and discussions on both of Porsche's e-Hybrid models #
  • National Electric Vehicle Sweden has laid off 200 workers, putting the Saab 9-3 electric vehicle on hiatus. A meeting with creditors is planned for October 8th, which could mean NEVS will be heading into bankruptcy soon afterwards. #

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