Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' updated business plan has revealed some new details about the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' updated business plan has revealed some new details about the next-generation Jeep Wrangler. According to the automaker, the 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be offered with "next gen" powertrains. The company declined to go into specifics but promised to introduce new "global small and medium engine architectures" later this year.While FCA was quite about the Wrangler's petrol engine, the company confirms plans for an assortment of eco-friendly variants including a mild hybrid and a hybrid electric vehicle. There will also be a diesel-powered variant and it could be offered in the United States for the first time. 2018 Wrangler News: 2018 Jeep Wrangler's Interior Fully Revealed In New Spy Photos Camouflaged 2018 Jeep Wrangler Not Invisible To Traffic Lights 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Images … [Read more...] about 2018 Jeep Wrangler to have mild hybrid & hybrid electric variants
Nov 15, 2019 by Megan Hennessey Leave a Comment The 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show is just around the corner. It promises dozens of debuts, many of which are electric vehicles. With more EVs available to consumers, we wanted to see how they feel about purchasing and owning one. We queried 1,702 vehicle owners and compared the results to our 2018 survey. Interest in EV Ownership Increases, But Price Still Proves an Obstacle In 2018 when we asked respondents how likely they were to own an EV, just 15% said they would probably or definitely own one in the next five years. For 2019, that number jumped to 26%. While respondents were not asked why they are more likely to consider an EV, it’s likely that this increase may be in part due to the larger number of EVs available. Since last year’s survey, Audi, Mercedes, and Jaguar have all introduced new EVs. And there’s no sign of automakers slowing down. Hyundai, Volkswagen, and Toyota have all announced plans to introduce … [Read more...] about More Shoppers Consider Owning EVs, CarGurus Survey Finds
The trio is expected to reach production phase in the next three years. As promised last week, Detroit Electric has released the first teaser sketch of some of its future models. A sports car, a sedan, and a crossover were previewed through this digital drawing, released during the Cenex’s Low Carbon Vehicles (LCV) 2017 at Millbrook in Bedfordshire, the United Kingdom. The electric vehicle manufacturer explains it will work on all three models in the next couple of years, and will introduce final production versions in about three years. The Leamington Spa-based automaker has recently received a financial injection of $1.8 billion from a joint venture agreement. Read also: Detroit Electric Still Alive, Will Announce Future EV Plans Next Week Detroit Electric planning luxury sedan and SUV for 2019 Does Detroit Electric Have Any Real Chance of Success? In order to deliver its business plan, Detroit Electric will put a major part of the investment into … [Read more...] about Detroit Electric Teases Future Sports Car, Crossover, And Sedan
MG Motor India is all set to reveal its second product for the Indian market and surprisingly, it's an all-electric car. MG has been talking about the ZS EV for a long time now and come December 2019, the company will reveal the car in the country. Bookings for the electric vehicle will start on December 5 itself, when it's unveiled, and the launch of the car has been scheduled for January 2020. MG Motor India will launch the ZS EV only 5 cities in the country to begin with; these include, Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Also Read: MG Motor India To Unveil ZS EV In December The dimensions and the specifications of the car will be the same as the one sold in the UK. So, the compact electric SUV is powered by a synchronous motor that churns out 141 bhp and 353 Nm of peak torque. The model comes with a 44.5 kWh battery pack that promises a range of 300 km on a single charge. The lithium-ion unit can be charged up to 80 per cent in 40 minutes with a 50 kW DC charger, or … [Read more...] about MG ZS EV India Launch Details And Specifications Revealed
Report says an electric GMC Sierra along with an unknown van would be assembled at the same factory. The initial plan General Motors had for the Detroit-Hamtramck was to stop production of the Cadillac CT6 and Chevrolet Impala earlier this year in June, but the company had a change of heart and decided to extend production of both sedans until January 2020. Having faced the 40-day UAW strike, GM is changing the agenda once more as production will be extended until late February. What happens after that? Cited by The Detroit News, auto industry forecast company LMC Automotive appears to be in the know. It seems those rumors about Hummer’s revival might actually come true as LMC has it on good authority an electric pickup truck and an SUV bearing the moniker phased out a decade ago will be built at the Detroit-Hamtramck factory from late 2021. The same year, a mysterious van is apparently set to hit the assembly line. Not only that, but a zero-emissions … [Read more...] about Electric Hummer, Escalade To Be Built At Detroit-Hamtramck?