Hybrid Kinetic Teases Another Turbine-powered Concept Car

Hybrid Kinetic
Hybrid Kinetic GT

Hybrid Kinetic is teasing a new concept car that will debut on the Geneva Motor Show on March 5. The car is called ‘GT’ and will feature a sleek coupe-like profile with gull-wing doors.

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The New 500 HP BYD Tang Hybrid SUV In The Wild

BYD Tang

BYD Tang is a 500 hp hybrid SUV

For the first time in the wild; the brand new BYD Tang, looking super sharp in black, and check out those weapon-like mirrors. The new Tang will hit the Chinese car market in April next year.

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The New Hawtai Shengdafei 5 PHEV Has An 800 Kilometer Range

Hawtai Shengdafei 5 PHEV

This white wonder is the new Hawtai Shengdafei 5 PHEV, a plug-in electric SUV that will be launched on the Chinese car market next March. The PHEV is based on the petrol-powered Shengdafei. Last year Hawtai launched a full electric version of the Shenngdafei.

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The Technology That Powers Volvo’s Polestar 1

Polestar 1

Yesterday we saw the launch of the new Polestar 1, a concept previewing a new hybrid coupe of Volvo’s new electric performance brand (yes I know…), and today we have more about the underlying technology. Let’s start with the powertrain:

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Volvo Launches New Polestar Brand With Concept Coupe

Volvo Launches New Polestar Brand With Concept Coupe

Volvo has launched a new brand. It is called Polestar and it will build sporty high-end electric cars. Their first car will be the Polestar 1, the production version of the 2013 Volvo Concept Coupe. Production will start in 2019 in a new factory in Chengdu, China. Next up is the Polestar 2 which will be aimed at the Tesla Model 3, and then it is time for the Polestar 3 which will do battle with the Tesla Model X.

The Polestar 1 is a brilliant looking car with an empty grille and beautiful wheels. So far so good. There is however a big question:

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Chery Exeed TX debuts on the Frankfurt Motor Show

Chery Exeed TX debuts on the Frankfurt Motor Show

Exeed is a new premium brand under Chery Auto. In China it will compete with WEY and Lynk&Co. The TX is their first car. It will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2018, and Chery has plans to bring the Exeed brand to the rest of the world as well, although they didn’t show any timetable yet.

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WEY P8 Hybrid Launched On The Frankfurt Auto Show

WEY P8 Hybrid Launched On The Frankfurt Auto Show

The WEY P8 is a plug-in hybrid SUV based on the WEY VV7. It is the production version of the Pi4 VV7c concept that debuted last April in Shanghai.

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Spy Shots: New BYD Tang Testing In China

BYD Tang

BYD is testing the new Tang SUV. It will debut in early 2018, likely on the Beijing Auto Show in April. Design wise it is largely based on the beautiful Dynasty concept car, featuring a giant grille and sharply cut lines. The days of the ’round’ BYDs are over, it seems.

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The New BYD Song Max Hybrid Will Get 446 HP!

BYD Song Max

These are the first photos of the plug-in hybrid version of the BYD Song Max MPV. It is going to be a spectacular car. It will combine a 156hp petrol engine with two electric motors, one on each axle. Combined output is a massive 446hp and 740nm. Yes, that is four-hundred forty-six. In a mid-sized MPV!

Name talk: the Song Max is the final and official name for the car formerly known as the Song 7 and the Song MPV.

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