plug-in hybrid

I just said “no one gets my motor running”, which made me realize something:

Asexual:  Electric Car.  No one will ever get their motor running.

Demisexual:  Plug-in Hybrid.  They’re electric most of the time, but drive them long enough and the motor will start running.

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Working together with MINI, Channel Islands Surfboards proudly offers one of the first Gold Level certified eco-friendly surfboards design in collaboration with professional surfer Kalani Robb. Available in surf shops today. 

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First Look: The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Show Car

The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE will celebrate its world premiere at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The two-seater supersports show car brings the very latest and efficient, fully-fledged Formula 1 hybrid technology from the race track to the road almost par for par to represent the highlight of AMG’s 50th anniversary. This high-performance hybrid is said to produce over 1,000 hp and reach top speeds beyond 350 km/h. The show car combines outstanding race track performance and day-to-day suitable Formula 1 hybrid technology with exemplary efficiency. 

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Join Kalani Robb as he tests out the sustainable MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid and the all-new MINI ECO-HYBRID - a surfboard from Channel Islands Surfboards focused on reducing environmental impact without compromising on performance.

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First Look: The New Mercedes-Benz S-Class

The new S-Class celebrates its world premiere with extensive innovations at the Auto Shanghai. Among the highlights is an all-new and highly efficient engine range with a series of new technologies for electrification of the powertrain. Intelligent Drive takes another step towards autonomous driving. And the undisputed leader in the premium segment with regard to comfort and wellness sets new standards in the interior. The market launch of the new S-Class starts in the European markets in July of 2017.

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First Look: The Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

The new Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid sees the sportscar manufacturer launch a plug-in hybrid model as the flagship of a model line for the first time. The V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo is combined with an electric motor, resulting in 500 kW/680 hp of system power and outstanding power delivery: Even when just above idle speed, the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid offers an 850 Nm of torque. That means it accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 310 km/h. The boost strategy of the all-wheel drive Panamera comes from the 918 Spyder super sportscar. The new Panamera can drive on fully electric power for up to 50km. 

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First Look: The New Volvo XC60

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, today revealed the long-awaited new XC60 premium SUV at the Geneva Motor Show.

The new car replaces Volvo’s highly-successful original XC60, which in the nine years since its launch became the bestselling premium mid-sized SUV in Europe with nearly a million units sold globally. The XC60 today represents around 30 per cent of Volvo’s total global sales.

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