Month: January 2016

Hyundai Unique Choices with Ioniq

Hyundai has announced a new family car to compete directly with the Toyota Prius. The Ioniq is to be powered by electricity alone, by petrol-powered hybrid technology, or via plug-in petrol powered hybrid technology. Details of the plug-in hybrid are yet to be revealed, but the hybrid will be fitted with a newly developed, 1.6 GDI four-cylinder Kappa engine that produces 77kW…

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Mercedes Links Hybridisation to Record Sales Growth

Mercedes-Benz’s worldwide sales rose to 1,871,511 vehicles for 2015, a 13.4% increase. The United Kingdom alone saw a 17.0% rise to 144,474. One of the strands associated to this growth was termed Consequent Hybridisation, which is a concrete component of the Mercedes-Benz drivetrain strategy. In 2015 four new Plug-In Hybrid models were introduced: the C350e in both saloon and estate…

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