We reveal the ten battery and plug-in hybrid models with the slowest depreciation over three years



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With electric car demand booming in 2020, more drivers than ever before are contemplating making the switch to vehicles that need to be plugged into the grid.

However, with the price of battery electric vehicle and plug-in hybrids still at a premium over a petrol or diesel alternative, motorists will want to make sure the models they invest in will keep hold of their value for the foreseeable future.

With the help of car valuations experts cap hpi, we have revealed the list of the slowest depreciating electric and plug-in hybrid models to help drivers make an informed choice when switching to greener vehicles.  



Value-retaining EVs: This is Money has teamed up with cap hpi to tell buyers which cars are likely to see them hold onto more of their initial investment


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Value-retaining EVs: This is Money has teamed up with cap hpi to tell buyers which cars are likely to see them hold onto more of their initial investment

Using cap hpi’s data,

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Germany Mounts Car-Sales Comeback Powered by Electric Models

(Bloomberg) — Germany’s car market expanded for the first time this year, as sweeter incentives for battery-powered vehicles led Europe’s biggest auto market out of a deep slump.

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Almost a sixth of cars registered last month were plug-in hybrids or battery-electric models, Germany’s trade group VDA said Friday. Demand for those vehicles more than quadrupled from a year ago, supporting an 8.4% gain in total sales.

Germany boosted subsidies this summer to as much as 9,000 euros ($10,600) for electric vehicles and 6,750 euros for plug-in hybrids to help an industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic get back on its feet. The nation’s auto sector was already reeling from the effects of trade wars prior to the pandemic, with car production slipping to a 23-year low last year.

Read more: Electric-Car Subsidies Render Renaults Free in Germany

While total sales advanced in September, registrations in the first nine

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Mercedes details upcoming EV models in S-Class, Maybach, AMG ranges

  • In a global strategy presentation on Tuesday, Mercedes-Benz detailed its electric future. 
  • Mercedes’ all-new big-car platform, the Electric Vehicle Architecture, will debut with the EQS in 2021.
  • The EQS will be an all-electric, S-Class-like luxury sedan.
  • Following that will be electrified versions of other Mercedes cars, including AMG, Maybach, and G models.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Get ready for a whole slew of all-electric Mercedes-Benz cars starting next year.

As part of a global strategy presentation on Tuesday, the automaker announced its electrification plans for well into this decade: It’ll start producing bigger all-electric models first, eventually moving into its special divisions — the AMG performance arm, Maybach ultra-luxury arm, and the G models. In 2025, the company will begin adding smaller EVs to its lineup.

The moves will start soon. Mercedes announced four all-new EVs that will be built on its upcoming big-car Electric Vehicle Architecture,

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Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield Details Specials on New VW Models

Virginia dealership describes special offers on three new Volkswagen vehicles

SPRINGFIELD, Va. (PRWEB) September 11, 2020

Car shoppers interested in purchasing or leasing a new vehicle are encouraged to check out various specials offered at Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield. For the rest of September, customers can save on three new Volkswagen models: the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T S, 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S and 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T S 4MOTION.

The specials being offered at Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield are as follows:

  • Lease the 2020 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T S at $159 per month for 39 months with $1,995 due at signing or finance for 0% APR for 72 months
  • Lease the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S at $199 per month for 39 months with $1,995 due at signing or finance for 0% APR for 72 months
  • Lease the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T S 4MOTION at $299
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GWM Set to Debut New Models at Auto China 2020

This exhibition ushers in a new era for GWM as a global travel technology company. New vehicle concepts and technological innovations signal a shift from product value to consumer value, as products are defined and marketed from the customer’s perspective.

In addition to the exhibition, GWM will host a global live stream on September 26. The live stream will be available on GWM’s official social media accounts (Facebook: @GreatWallMotorsGlobal and Twitter:@GWMGlobal), as well as on its official website (https://www.gwm-global.com/).

“Auto China 2020 is a crucial industry event to bolster the recovery of the region’s economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. During this exhibition, we hope to showcase how we are listening and adapting in this unique period by taking greater strides to understand customer’s needs and working diligently to overcome challenges. GWM has integrated the latest digital and production technology in the rollout of core products to provide customers

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Auto makers launch models to spur demand

The Sonet by Kia Motors has received 25,000 bookings and is being produced at the company’s manufacturing unit at Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh



Auto makers are launching models to build excitement and ramp up demand in a moribund market.

Buyers have been buffeted with four models last week — Korea’s Kia is offering the Sonet its first compact SUV, while Skoda has rolled out compact sedan Rapid TSI. In bikes, BMW has vroomed out with Motorad, while Ashok Leyland has hit the roads with a light commercial vehicle.

Kia Motors has launched the Sonet at an introductory price of Rs 6.71 lakh, ex showroom, pan India. The compact SUV will directly compete with sister company Hyundai’s Venue in a similar price range. The Sonet is being offered across 17 variants, including two petrol engines, two diesel engines (WGT & VGT configurations), five transmissions and two trim levels — Tech Line and

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Kelley Blue Book Names Discontinued 2020 Models and 12 Best Cars Worth Waiting For in 2021

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The fall season brings new beginnings and opportunities, even for car shoppers. Now is a great time for potential buyers to decide if they want to jump on a 2020 vehicle purchase that they have had their eye on for a while or wait for a highly anticipated brand-new model. To help shoppers make that decision, Kelley Blue Book studied the marketplace and unearthed which 2020 models will be heading into retirement, and which all-new vehicles are worth waiting for in 2021.

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“For car buyers looking for a bargain, shopping for vehicles that will no longer be available after this year is the way to go,” said Matt DeLorenzo, senior managing editor for Kelley Blue Book. “The list runs the gamut from an efficient hatchback in the Honda Fit up through a luxury

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