electric SUV Stories June 7, 2016

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While Mercedes has introduced several plug-in hybrid powertrains in its lineup, the German automaker has not been pushing very hard on the all-electric front. The company never built an electric car from the ground up and its only battery-powered vehicles were built on existing model platforms (A Class and B Class) with drivetrains developed in partnership with Tesla.

But earlier this year, the company announced a change in direction and greenlighted 4 new all-electric cars for production. Now we learn that the company is set to unveil the first of 4 models later this year at the Paris Motor Show. expand full story

electric SUV Stories April 25, 2016


At the Beijing Auto Show today, Volkswagen unveiled the new electric SUV it was teasing in a press release last week. The new plug-in hybrid SUV is called the T-Prime concept and it appears to be VW’s answer to the success of Mitsubishi’s Outlander PHEV. expand full story

electric SUV Stories September 14, 2015

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Last month we reported on Audi planning to unveil the quattro, a new SUV-crossover equipped with Audi’s all-electric e-tron drivetrain, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which runs from the 17th to 27th of September. Today the company released more advanced renderings of the concept ahead of the media launch expected tomorrow. expand full story

electric SUV Stories August 21, 2015


Over the past few months, we have seen our fair share of spy-shots of Model X test vehicles, like the one above. These vehicles were always black or white and heavily camouflaged, but in the past few days, 3 Model X pictures published on Instagram show the Model X in blue and in red – with only little camouflage. expand full story

electric SUV Stories August 19, 2015


Audi issued a press release today to announce that it will unveil the all-electric e-tron quatro concept at the Frankfurt Auto Show next month (IAA 2015 will run from September 17 to 27, 2015). Audi released some new information about the concept, which they expect to go on sale in 2018.

The company also released several new drawings of the quattro – see below. expand full story

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