Aston Martin lineup to be electrified by 2030; hybrid arriving in 2024, EV in 2025

Aston Martin’s full lineup will be electrified by 2030 with a mix of plug-in hybrid and all-electric powertrains, the automaker announced on Friday. Aston previously confirmed that its first plug-in hybrid—a rebooted version of the Valhalla supercar—will arrive in 2024, with the first electric vehicle, a sports car, following in 2025. By 2026, all new …

BMW Concept XM: 750-hp hybrid SUV portends most powerful M car ever

BMW is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the M1 mid-engine sports car, but it’s going to do it with a crossover SUV. On Monday, at Art Basel’s 2021 Miami Beach show, the BMW Concept XM was unveiled with a plug-in hybrid powertrain and eye-grabbing design. It’s a preview of the production XM planned …

Mazda’s next-generation vehicle platform to be used with gas, diesel, EVs, and front- and rear-wheel drive

Mazda last week announced an ambitious electrification strategy, including a dedicated EV platform scheduled for introduction by 2025, as well as new hybrids and plug-in hybrids. A new Skyactiv Multi-Solution Scalable Architecture platform will underpin a host of new models launching between 2022 and 2025, including five hybrids, five plug-in hybrids, and three all-electric cars, …