Category: Hybrid Cars

2019 Mercedes-AMG Mission One Now Testing in England

As Mercedes-AMG prepares to hit the supply goal for the primary examples of the Mission One in 2019, the Affalterbach-based automaker checks the Components 1-inspired hypercar behind closed doorways. This pre-production prototype, for instance, has been put by its paces “on a secret take a look at floor in England.” Contemplating that the Components 1 workforce can be primarily based in the UK and the Mission One makes use of a modified hybrid… (proceed studying >>)




Porsche Taycan Appears Svelte in Site visitors, Will get Nearer to Manufacturing

Porsche is sort of able to introduce us to its electrical future, with the German carmaker’s first effort of the type, specifically the Taycan, presently being in its superior improvement stage. We have already noticed the manufacturing model of the Mission E idea on a number of events and we’re again with one more sighting. The Taycan will appear to be the four-door 911 we by no means obtained, regardless that one of many photos within the Instag… (proceed studying >>)




New Ferrari Hybrid Spied in Site visitors, On Monitor for 2019 Debut

Again in 2013, Ferrari shocked the world by introducing the gas-electric LaFerrari. And the Italian automotive producer is at present making ready to introduce its second hybrid mannequin. Earlier this yr, a check mule based mostly on a 488 was noticed performing silent electrical driving on Fer… (proceed studying >>)




2019 Subaru XV e-Boxer Debuts In Japan With Toyota Prius Hybrid Know-how

As you’re nicely conscious, Subaru will roll out the Crosstrek Hybrid for the 2019 mannequin yr in america. Regardless of the identify, it’s a plug-in hybrid with Toyota Prius Prime expertise. Transferring on to Japan, the Crosstrek is called the XV on this a part of the world, and the XV e-Boxer isn’t e… (proceed studying >>)




Mercedes EQC Noticed Uncamouflaged in German Visitors

Simply days after the official debut of the automotive, the primary totally electrical SUV in Mercedes-Benz historical past has been noticed in site visitors. We needed to share the video as a result of it reveals plug-ins have develop into a standard factor, particularly within the premium section. We have been following the EQC’s growth for about two years, beginning with a (proceed studying >>)




Drivers of “Clear” Vehicles to Obtain Precedence Routes within the UK

Drivers of “clear” automobiles, aka low-emissions automobiles, will obtain inexperienced plates and earn sure highway privileges, underneath a brand new proposition being thought of by the Division of Transport. As Britain continues to make efforts for a bigger adoption price for electrical and hybrid automobiles, a… (proceed studying >>)




2020 Kia Soul EV Spied at The Nurburgring With Full-LED Headlights

In case you thought the Soul is as boxy as Kia can get, wait till the third technology comes alongside. Codenamed SK3, the heir-apparent is anticipated to make its world debut in October 2018. Though gross sales of the electrical possibility are sluggish in america of America, Kia is assured to go forward with the third technology for a very good cause. Being (proceed studying >>)




MATE X, the Most Inexpensive Absolutely-Loaded Folding eBike, is Coming

Copenhagen siblings Christian and Julie got down to present the world that there was extra to biking than individuals assumed, and so they created the MATE foldable electrically-assisted bike a number of years in the past. Right this moment, the MATE is probably the most profitable crowfunded eBike on the planet and the 2 wish to financial institution on that t… (proceed studying >>)




Toyota Remembers One Million Hybrid Automobiles, Lexus LC 500h Referred to as Again As Properly

Constructed between June 2015 and Could 2018, at least 1.03 million hybrid autos are being recalled by Toyota. Fashions embrace the Prius, Prius PHV (plug-in hybrid), and C-HR. In keeping with the automaker, 217,000 of these autos have been offered in North America and 219,000 i… (proceed studying >>)




Porsche Taycan Laps Nurburgring in Electrical Silence, Prototype Goes All Out

Now that the premium German automotive producers have made their first step into the electrical realm (we’re referring to the Mercedes-Benz EQC, which debuted yesterday), we’ll get to see a plethora of electron juice sippers of the type hitting … (proceed studying >>)




2020 Tesla Roadster II Makes European Debut In Switzerland

Keep in mind that “shock” Tesla promised to disclose this week in Switzerland? Because it occurs, the electrical car producer introduced the Roadster II in idea taste on the 2018 Grand Basel Auto Present, not the production-ready model because it was anticipated. However versus the U.S. debut on November 16th, 2017,… (proceed studying >>)




2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 4Matic Goes Official, Comes With Two Electrical Motors

Arriving in the USA in 2020, the Mercedes-Benz EQC isn’t your common GLC with two electrical motors as an alternative of an inside combustion engine. The coupe-inspired styling, aerodynamic-focused design, and A-Class dashboard structure are sufficient to grasp how totally different the 2 compact crossover utility automobiles are. Mounted within the mid… (proceed studying >>)




2020 BMW iX3 Reservations Are Go In Norway

A minimum of 15,000 kroner. That’s how a lot it prices to get within the queue for an iX3 in Norway, translating to roughly €1,540. Audi did the identical with the e-tron quattro greater than a yr in the past, kicking off the reservations listing with a deposit of 20,000 kroner (€2,050). (proceed studying >>)




Tesla Prepares “Shock” World Premiere For 2018 Grand Basel Auto Present

Give it some thought for a second. When was the final time Tesla showcased an all-new mannequin painted in pink? Looking by means of the archive, the date was November 16th, 2017 when the Palo Alto-based producer introduced the Roadster II alongside the Semi class-Eight electrical truck. Each fashions… (proceed studying >>)




Volvo Deploys Autonomous Electrical Heavy Equipment at Vikan Kross Quarry 

The phrase “going electrical” obtained a brand new which means this week after Volvo’s Building Gear subsidiary unveiled a venture it calls the Electrical Web site, on the Vikan Kross quarry close to Gothenburg in Sweden. The location, which normally produces aggregates for development functions in addition to for asphalt and cement, makes use of for the day by day duties primarily gas-guzzling equipment. Beginning August 29, a part of that equipment has … (proceed studying >>)




McLaren Speedtail Confirmed to Develop Extra Than 986 Horsepower

As if it wasn’t apparent sufficient, McLaren confirmed to High Gear that the Speedtail would develop in extra of 986 horsepower. Or 1,000 PS in case you’re residing in a rustic the place the metric system is used. The extra stunning facet of this story, nonetheless, is how the BP23 Hyper-GT will develop that output. (proceed studying >>)




2020 BMW iX3 Electrical SUV Spied Flaunting Yellow Wiring, Obscured Digicam

Previewed in April 2018 on the Beijing Motor Present, the iX3 idea is certainly one of 12 electrical automobiles that BMW and MINI will introduce by way of 2025. Scheduled to enter manufacturing in China in 2020 on the similar facility the place the electrical MINI Hardtop will probably be constructed, the iX3 doesn’t look all that completely different from the inter… (proceed studying >>)




2020 Ford Mach 1 Electrical SUV Spied For The First Time

Keep in mind when Ford confirmed that Group Edison is engaged on an electrical SUV? Scheduled to reach no later than 2020, the newcomer will mix Mustang exterior design with the flexibility of a utility automobile, however received’t be known as Mach 1. The Ford Motor Firm examined the water with this Mustan… (proceed studying >>)




Tesla Mannequin X vs. Jaguar I-Tempo Drag Race Yields Predictable Consequence

Within the crimson nook, there’s the Jaguar I-Tempo. As for the blue and silver corners, Mat Watson of carwow determined to spice issues up with not one, however two Mannequin X utility autos. The one distinction between them, aside from the colour, is the P that stands for Efficiency. On paper, the Mannequin X P100D is essentially the most potent and quickest EV of this showdown, b… (proceed studying >>)




Volvo Presents V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Design Model

The Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid is one of the most successful hybrid vehicles in Europe and recorded great sales in the year 2013. Broadening the vehicle’s appeal, Volvo has unveiled the V60 plug-in hybrid in Volvo’s R-Design specification. The company has started taking bookings for the R-Design model with deliveries expected to begin from August this year. As far as the pricing goes, the Volvo V60 D6 AWD R-Design Lux Nav is available from £51,675, excluding the plug-in hybrid grant of £5000. The exterior as well as the interior of the vehicle is quite unique. The exterior features R-Design grille and front bumper, 18-inch Ixion wheels and a rear diffuser. The interior gets a full R-Design theme that includes standard sports seats with black nubuck textile and perforated leather, sports pedals,, charcoal headlining and sports floor mats. The standard list of features also adds Volvo On Call. Powering the car....




Bentley Unveils Its First Plug-In Hybrid Concept: To debut In Beijing

With most of the carmakers experimenting with their respective hybrid technologies, luxury car manufacturer Bentley has also come up with its first ever hybrid vehicle. The luxury market is one of the most demanding segments of the market and Bentley is soon going to introduce a hybrid luxury saloon for the same. For the time being, the British major has unveiled Bentley Hybrid Concept which happens to be its first plug-in hybrid so far. The hybrid model will be based on the flagship Bentley Mulsanne and will officially debut at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition which begins on 20th April. With the introduction of Bentley’s plug-in hybrid technology, customers will get more powertrain choices which will not only be powerful but efficient as well. As per the claims made by Bentley, its hybrid drivetrains will offers an up to 25 % increase in power while reducing CO2 emissions by....




Volkswagen Golf GTE Hybrid To Make UK Debut At Gadget Show Live

Volkswagen is going to debut the all new Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid hatchback in the UK. Coming week, the Golf GTE will be unveiled to the visitors at the 2014 Gadget Show Live that will be happening at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. Along with the new plug-in hybrid hatchback model, Volkswagen will also be showcasing the very best of its the lineup – the Volkswagen XL1 and e-UP. Not only that, Volkswagen will also be allowing interested visitors to take the fully electric e-UP for accompanied test drives. Talking about the GTE now, Volkswagen claims the new model is as efficient as an electric car and yet offers the dynamics of a Golf GTI. The GTE made its global debut at last month’s Geneva Motor Show and received an appreciable response at that time. Under the hood of the Golf GTE is a combined powertrain that uses....




Mitsubishi Launches All-New Outlander PHEV In UK

Mitsubishi has added a new member to the Outlander family in the UK and the its called the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Yes, it is the hybrid version of the Outlander which has finally arrived in the UK. The Outlander PHEV is one of the most special products for Mitsubishi as the same is the result of years of research and Mitsubishi is betting big on the SUV. The car is so clean that it has easily qualifies for the £5,000 Plug-in Car Grant that the government offers. Just to give you an idea of how environmentally friendly the car is, being a 5-seater and 4WD capable vehicle it only emits 44 g/km of CO2. Interested buyers can make a booking from this week while the car is expected to arrive in the UK dealerships in May. Powering the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is an interesting combination of technologies including a Mitsubishi....




Volkswagen XL1 Nominated For Designs Of The Year Award 2014

In the recent years a number of designs have been created by some of the leading car manufacturers and one of them is the XL1 from Volkswagen. The Volkswagen XL1 is world’s most fuel efficient car thanks to its unbeatable technology and brilliantly sleek design. Now, the latest and certainly a good news is that the world’s most fuel efficient car has been nominated for the Designs of the Year award and will be on display at London’s Design Museum until August 25. This is the seventh year for the Designs of the Year award that honors the very best in global Fashion, Architecture, Graphic, Furniture, Transport and Product design. Andrew Nahum, one of the known author and automotive design and technology expert, nominated the XL1 for the exhibition in the Transport category. Talking about the XL1 now, the idea behind it was to produce a ‘one liter’ car. Here,....




SsangYong Unveils XLV Hybrid Crossover Concept

At the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, SsangYong unveiled the XIV-1 which was the first of the series of multi-interface concepts the south Korean carmaker has planned for the masses. The latest addition to this multi-interface concept series is SsangYong XLV, a hybrid crossover aimed for the B-segment that will underpin many of the future SsangYong models. The design of the XLV concept is based on SsangYong’s new design philosophy – ‘Nature born – 3 Motion’. This is the same design language that was first adopted for the XIV concept series. The name XLV used for the latest concept stands eXciting smart Lifestyle Vehicle and as per SsangYong, the XLV concept is a multi purpose vehicle that also offers pleasurable driving. On the exterior, the XLV has a robust yet elegant feel to it thanks to the dynamic character lines that flow along the length, striking headlamps, a sleek grille, wider....




Volkswagen Unveils Golf GTE: A Hybrid Model With GTI-Like Performance

Volkswagen has unveiled the latest member of its Volkswagen Golf hatchback family and it is called the Volkswagen Golf GTE. The name sounds in line with the Golf GTI, but it is not just the name but the dynamics as well. The Golf GTE is a plug in hybrid version of the highly acclaimed Golf hatchback and clubs the benefits of an electric drivetrain and performance equivalent to the Golf GTI. The name Golf GTE follows the same nomenclature that Volkswagen has used for the rest of the Golf models in the UK. Here, GT stands from Gran Tourismo and E stands for electricity. The Golf GTE is powered by a set-up comprising of a 1.4-litre TSI direct-injection petrol engine and an electric motor. The internal combustion engine produces a nice 150 PS while the electric motor contributes 102 PS, putting out a combined 204 PS. The combined range of....




2014 Civic Hybrid and Natural Gas Models Launched By Honda

Honda’s Civic is one of most popular sedans in the US and this year the popularity is certainly going to rise even higher. For 2014 model year, Honda America has announced the 2014 Civic Hybrid and 2014 Civic Natural Gas models, of which the former goes on sale on Feb 5 while the latter on Feb 15. As per expectations, the 2014 Civic Hybrid is even more fuel efficient than its predecessor. In comparison to the previous model which had an EPA rating of 44 mpg city, highway and combined, the 2014 Civic Hybrid returns improved figures of 44 mpg in city, 47 mpg on highway and 45 mpg combined. For 2014, Honda is also going to offer a range of extra features as standard with the 2014 Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas. The list includes a new new Display Audio with 7-inch touchscreen featuring pinch, swipe and tap....




BMW i8 Hybrid Coupe: Details and US Price

The i8 from BMW is the German automaker’s first production plug-in hybrid and a part of its all electric sub-brand, BMW i. With an aerodynamically groundbreaking body design complemented by a luxurious and stylish interior, the BMW i8 immediately grabbed the attention it deserved when presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. Accentuating the design of the car is a layer over layer approach which gives a distinctive visual impression. Each section of the car has been designed with attitude and the clean lines impart lots of appeal to the i8. Dimension wise the i8 stands at 4,689 mm long, 1,942 mm wide and 1,293 mm tall, and features a 2,800 mm wheelbase. Being a hybrid car it has to be efficient in all aspects and this is reason behind the car’s low drag coefficient of 0.26. Other noticeable exterior highlights include air ducts along the upper surface, partially-blanked....




2014 Chevrolet Volt Will Offer More Value At Lesser Price

Chevrolet Volt has been one of the well accepted hybrid cars in the market for various reasons and the 2014 model will have one more, respectable reason added to the list. As per the latest information, the 2014 Chevrolet Volt will bear a lower price tag than the outgoing version and this is certainly a great bit of news for potential buyers. The 2014 Chevrolet Volt will be priced from $34,995, including an $810 destination fee (excluding tax, title, license and dealer fees). For customers getting federal tax credits ranging from $0-$7,500 (depending on individual tax liability), the pricing could go as low as $27,495. “The lower price and cost savings from driving on electricity provide Volt owners an unmatched balance of technology, capability and cost of ownership,” said Don Johnson, U.S. vice president, Chevrolet sales and service. “The 2014 Volt will offer the same impressive list of features, but....




Porsche 918 Spyder With Weissach package Reaches 100km/h In 2.6 Seconds

Porsche’s 918 Spyder is an amazingly potent car, so potent that, until recently, even Porsche did not know how capable the 918 Spyder is. A while back Porsche proudly presented the 918 Spyder with its astonishing performance figures, but little did they know the car could perform even better. As per what Porsche is saying now, after performing some final tuning the super sportscar now betters its already outstanding sprint capabilities. The weight optimized Weissach package has made the car even faster – accelerating from zero to 100 km/h in just 2.6 seconds, from zero to 200 km/h in 7.2 seconds, and  matching the 300 km/h mark in an astonishing 19.9 seconds, improving the performance by 0.2 seconds, 0.5 seconds and 2.1 seconds respectively. Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser, Senior Vice President 918 Spyder, highlights the significance of these results: “We have now used all options available to electrify the 918 Spyder,....




2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid US Pricing Announced

The 2014 Pathfinder from Nissan has finally reached the US dealerships and the manufacturer has also announced the pricing. With the new Pathfinder Hybrid, the car’s expanded 2014 line-up now offers 14 model configurations – allowing buyers to buy the model perfect for their requirements and therefore save money. Under the hood of the 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid is a supercharged 2.5 gasoline engine and an electric motor mated to a compact Lithium-ion battery. Offering the perfect hybrid solution without comprising on legroom space and cargo capacity, Nissan has installed the Lithium-ion battery under the 3rd row of seats. The power coming from both the supercharged engine and electric motor is efficiently managed by a Nissan Intelligent Dual Clutch System (one motor / two clutch parallel system). The 2.5 litre supercharged gas engine and the 15kW electric motor work in sync to offer performance matching to that delivered by the Pathfinder....




Volkswagen XL1 Debuts In US: World’s Most Fuel Efficient And Aerodynamic Car

Volkswagen has always been known for its developments in the automotive industry but one of its products that really catapulted its image in the recent past is Volkswagen XL1. You must have heard about the XL1, which is the most fuel efficient and aerodynamic production car in the world, and recently it made its official US debut at the 23rd Annual Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) Conference at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Being the world’s most fuel efficient production car it ought to have the best mileage figure, and yes it does. The XL1 offers a European combined fuel consumption stand at a staggering 261 mpg and can cover up to 32 miles with zero emissions on all-electric mode. “The XL1 offers a glimpse into Volkswagen’s present and future eco-mobility capabilities, and highlights the ultimate successes of ‘Thinking Blue’,” said Oliver Schmidt, General Manager of the Engineering and Environmental Office....




2014 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe Goes On Sale Tomorrow; Starts From $19,995 In US

For the model year 2013, Honda has thoroughly updated its CR-Z Hybrid coupe and without wasting anymore let us jump to the improvements made from Honda’s end. In the 2014 CR-Z Sport Hybrid coupe potential buyers will get a more powerful battery pack, increased power and styling improvements, alongside getting rated as one of the safest cars in its category by Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The CR-Z features Honda’s highly efficient, compact Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid system that returns an EPA rated mileage of 31/38/34 mpg (city/highway/combined) for the manual transmission model and 36/39/37 mpg (city/highway/combined) for the CVT model. The car is also rated as an Advanced Technology-Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV) in states that follow California Air Resource Board (CARB) ZEV standards. The 2014 CR-Z Sport hybrid is powered by a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder, 16-valve, single-overhead cam (SOHC) engine featuring “intelligent” Variable Valve Timing and Lift....




2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Crossover US Pricing Released

At the 2013 Ney York International Auto Show, Subaru introduced its first ever production hybrid model dubbed XV Crosstrek Hybrid. A lot of interesting facts were revealed about this crossover then, but when it came to pricing, Subaru kept its mouth closed. Finally, the wait is over as Subaru has announced the pricing on its first ever hybrid product. The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is based on the successful XV Crosstrek crossover and while retaining the latter’s all terrain capabilities, it provides better fuel efficiency and improved driving dynamics. ”The XV Crosstrek model has been an instant hit since going on sale in September 2012, selling approximately 45,000 units in its first year and showing there is a strong market for a compact CUV that provides strong looks, safety, AWD capability and good fuel economy.” said Thomas J. Doll, president, and chief operating officer, Subaru of America, Inc. “The XV Crosstrek....




Buick New Riviera Concept made its global debut at Shanghai Auto Show 2013

The new Buick Riviera concept vehicle made its global debut on last Friday evening in Shanghai. It is the fourth global Riviera concept developed jointly by GM’s Shanghai GM and Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) joint ventures in Shanghai. Combining the avant-garde aesthetics and advanced technology, the new Riviera’s elegant design is inspired by dynamic nature of water. Its athletic shape, distinct ambiance and deeply sculpted lines reflect the essence of the vibrant nature of a moving river. The exterior flaunts many of the original exterior lines of the 2007 Buick Riviera concept. The new grille design is said to be inspired by the feathers of a swan. Besides it, an updated waterfall grille, wing-shaped daytime running lights and gull-wing doors further complements its exterior aesthetics. One of the most notable features of Riviera is its dual-mode wireless plug-in hybrid electric vehicle propulsion system (PHEV). PHEV enables car to be charged....




Volkswagen bold hybrid SUV, CrossBlue Coupé Concept, premiered at Shanghai Motor Show

Volkswagen bold hybrid concept of SUV, the CrossBlue Coupé Concept, is premiered in the most prestigious auto exhibit in China – the Shanghai Motor Show 2013. In the showcase, Volkswagen also present its all-new Jetta, Volkswagen Gran Lavida and all-electric with the ground breaking fuel economy of 0.9 l/100 km[approx. 313 mpg], the Volkswagen XL1.  The new SUV concept in the shape of the CrossBlue Coupé is built on Volkswagen’s MQB architecture, the CrossBlue Coupé highlights the future drive train possibilities and is a short-wheelbase version of the previous CrossBlue concept. CrossBlue has a plug-in hybrid system consists of a transverse 3.6-liter turbocharged V-6 making 295 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque, a front electric motor making 54 hp, and a rear motor making 114 hp. It also generates  an impressive combined output of 415 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. Mated with six-speed dual-clutch gearbox and centre tunnel-mounted 9.8 kW-hr lithium-ion battery pack, this 4,889 mm-long....




Infiniti will premiere its premium crossover, the 2014 QX60 Hybrid at New York Auto Show

Infiniti is going to make the world premiere of its 2014 QX60, the hybrid luxury Crossover at the 113th anniversary of the New York International Auto Show starting from March, 29th – April 7th, 2013 at the Jacob Javits Center. The 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid  is a new gasoline electric hybrid vehicle which is going to boost the premium range of QX60 Crossover in United States this summer, featuring the all best capabillites of 7-seater luxury crossover. This launch will diversify the Infiniti’s existing Hybrid range of Q70 Hybrid and Q50 Hybrid for the 2014 model year. The special feature of the new QX60 hybrid is to deliver best efficiency without comprising the performance part and it also designed to offer more interior space as compared to the non-hybrid QX60 models. The new QX60 hybrid has an estimated fuel economy of 26 miles/gallon which is a 24% improvement and estimated price of $3000 more as compared....




McLaren P1 a hybrid supercar premiered at Geneva International Motor Show

McLaren at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show, has premiered the McLaren P1™, a hybrid supercar with incredible performance, produced by an engine system which is comprised of petrol engine and advanced electric motor technology. It is a limited-edition model, with only 375 units, available for standard road and track driving. In the engine configuration, the McLaren P1 is equipped with mid-mounted 3.8 Litre twin-turbo V8 petrol engine and a technically sound electric motor, compositely delivers an super output of 903 horsepower[916 PS] and top torque of 900 Newton Meter for quick throttle response. Mclaren P1 engine system consist of  a new engine variant of M838T unit, a twin-turbo V8 3.8 Litre petrol engine and is highly revised for best cooling and durability when tested under higher loads and generates an output of 727 horsepower[737 PS] and top torque of 720 Nm at 4000 rpm. The engine system has distinctively molded to embody the lightweight electric motor, manufactured by....




Kia Provo Concept of Hybird with dynamic looks and smart technology unveiled at 83rd Salon International De l’Auto in Geneva

Kia’s presents dynamic and smart Provo Hybrid concept, in which the advanced technology mated with the masculine design of a couple-like hatchback, prevailing in the Kia’s future B-segment cars, is finally going to unveil with its debut at the 83rd Salon International De l’Auto in Geneva 2013. The Kia’s stylish Provo hatchback concept has a smart hybrid system which combines, a 4-cylinder turbo-charged 1.6-Litre Gasoline Direct Injection[GDI] Engine which is capable of generating an output of 204 PS[201.2 horsepower or 150 kilowatt], with the smart regenerative electric motors which is alone capable of delivering an output of 45 PS[44.4 hp or 33.1 kilowatt] and has a technically smart 4WD-Hybrid system, designed to produce an extra power to the rear wheels when needed and also permit low-speed electric-alone motion. The power is transmitted via Kia’s first time introduced 7-speed DCT transmission, bringing a complete the technology package. KIA Provo Concept Of Hybird Car With Dynamic Looks And....




Audi A3 e-tron the green car display at 2013 Geneva Motor Show

Audi is working on its future auto mobility not only in terms of powerful drivetrain but greener drivetrain also, by creating the advanced technology in the segment of plug-in Hybrid Automobile. To justify it, Audi is all set to present its plug-in hybrid technology in the form of Audi A3 e-tron at the 83rd auto exhibit of Geneva Motor Show starting from March, 5th 2013. As a full Hybrid system, the 5-door Audi A3 e-tron powertrain system is capable of generating an output of 204 horsepower[150 kilo-watts] and best torque of 350 Nm[258.15 pound feet]. This power-packed Hybrid system,  is definitely going to give best figures in terms of both sporty performance and best efficiency. Like a true Audi, A3 e-tron can dash 0 to 100 km/hour[0-62.14 miles/hour] in just 7.6 seconds to reach a maximum speed of 222 km/hour[137.94 miles/hour].  While, in the efficiency figures as per ECE standard for plug-in hybrid automobiles,....




Kia displayed CUV luxury in hybrid concept of Cross GT at 2013 Chicago Auto Show

At the famous Chicago Auto Show, Kia on February, 7th 2013, at the press view, has unveiled an impressive full-sized Crossover Utility Vehicle[CUV] – the KIA Cross GT Concept – packed with luxury and efficient hybrid power, to strongly capture a segment greater than offered by today’s Kia Sorento. In the powertrain, the Cross GT  equipped with state-of-the-art 3.8 Liter V6 hybrid Engine with technology of 8-speed automatic and torque-vectoring All-Wheel drive,  the V6 based Kia’s parallel hybrid system, is an optimized system in which a nicely packed electric motor with pancake-shaped  is sandwiched between the V6 and transmission. The whole system comprised of V6 and electric motor is quite able to generate a big horsepower of 400 and best torque of 500 lb.-ft., giving best all-electric range of 20-miles, making the Cross GT a class-leader in fuel economy and fuel efficiency. The CUV Cross GT has elegance created by the very presence of advanced technology and equipment....




Infiniti of Canada confirms the 2014 Q50 debut at Canadian International Auto Show 2013

Infiniti of Canada, has just confirmed that it is setting a Canadian Debut of their luxury sports sedan – the 2014 Infinite Q50 – on February, 14th at the prestigious Canadian International Auto Show[CIAS] 2013, in Toronto. The CIAS is organize in the month of February starting from 14th to 24th. The central to the show in the Infiniti models, is the new 2014 Q50 luxury Sedan with its dynamic athletic design, enhanced interior, best performance and technology,  with the addition of Canada oriented driving dynamics for more comfortable and safe driving experience. Other models to light-up the show, are 2013 Infiniti cars and Crossovers, which will accompany 2014 Q50 sedan with their beautiful presence, includes the new Infiniti JX luxury SUV, and the championship-winning Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One racing car. Infiniti is introducing for Canada, the two variants in terms of powertrain – one is 3.7 Litre V6 and 3.5 Litre Hybrid. The Hybrid System....




2013 Ford Fusion Energi PHEV has best driving range as a Hybrid and EV-only

Ford has done wonderful work in the segment of Green Cars too, with its new 2013 Ford Fusion Energi sedan, which has latest plug-in hybrid, produces the most efficient EPA-rated driving range and claims to have the best fuel efficiency as compared to other competitor in the market in the same segment. If we look into the numbers, the 2013 Fusion Energi has an outstanding EPA-rated driving range that covers a distance travel of 620 miles[997.79 kilometers] with no refilling of gas or recharging of battery once its got fully charged with full gas fuel tank and has the best capability of electric-only mode to cover a distance of 21 miles[33.79 kilometers], which when compared to the Honda Accord Plug-In, it has combined gas-electric driving range EPA rating of 574 miles[923.76 kilometers] and  with the electric-only mode, it delivers the EPA-rated driving range of 13 miles[20.92 kilometers]. The new Fusion Energi has delivered much improved driving range than Honda....




Acura NSX Concept – a sexy hybrid supercar revealed at Detroit 2013

On the second press preview day, Acura has revealed their sexy hybrid supercar with next-generation design and premium style in exterior as well as in the interior with its hybrid – NSX Concept – in the Detroit Auto Show[NAIAS] 2013. The dynamic clean presence with new premium interiors, advance technology and class-leading performance is all will make the sexy sports car really competitive in the segment of supercars. On this successful premiere, the vice president of national marketing operations, Mike Accavitti has expressed his view by saying that – “We’re making great progress in delivering on the expectations we created a year ago, with advanced technology that will bring new levels of performance and a unique, dynamic experience to the exotic sports car market.” With the theme of ‘Human Support Cockpit‘, Acura claims to have delivered a super sense of friendly interaction between man and machine by its exclusive driving position, enhance visibility....




2014 Cadillac ELR – a new compact luxury hybrid coupe

One of the most awaited world premiere of the Cadillac ELR 2014 has welcomed by everyone in Detroit at NAIAS[North American International Auto Show] 2013. ELR is compact luxury hybrid coupe with electrifying performance of an Electric Vehicle[EV] and an optimal incorporation of small gas-powered electric generator,  efficiently complimenting each other by deriving maximum power with outstanding performance and the advanced driving dynamics calibrated specially for the new ELR. The vehicle chief engineer of Cadillac, Chris Thomason, has expressed his view on ELR by saying – “It is a communicative driving experience that rewards with a great feeling of control and reassures with excellent power on demand – all reinforced with exceptional refinement.” It has many features that makes your journey comfortable and safe, these feature includes the 4 driver selectable choices like sports mode, tour mode , mountain mode and hold mode which are representing different aspects of driving on different type of situation....




Nissan Resonance Crossover Concept debut at NAIAS [Teaser]

On January,15th 2013 at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Nissan is coming-up with its Crossover Concept – the Resonance Crossover Concept and will showcase it international debut on the Nissan stand. According to the Nissan, it has the advance series of Nissan Crossover design by incorporating the bold styling in a hybrid-electric crossover. The full details and photos will be released in the press conference of Nissan on January 15th, 2013 at 0810 hours. The North America’s biggest and most popular Automobile Show – the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) – will begin from the mid of January in DETROIT, which is a premium platform for the Automobile Companies everywhere from the world to showcase their debut of concept and production models. The press preview at the NAIAS 2013 is going to open from January, 14th to 15th. While the Industry Preview will open from January, 16th to 17th and the Charity Preview on January, 18th. Finally....




Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo concept -Designer Perspective[video]

Porsche has launched a designer Perspective video of their concept model – the Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept, where the design experience of PORSCHE Experts, are smartly implemented on the overall concept model of Porsche Panamera by making the perfect design which is more aerodynamic, realistic, sportier and matched with league of Porsche.  According to Mitja Borkert, General Manager of Porsche Advanced Design, “The Panamera has one body style today, the body style of a four-door coupe. We were intrigued by the idea of developing another version for Porsche – in other words to design a version of a sporty Panamera, a sports station wagon.”. Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Concept was showcased at the Paris Motor Show 2012, where its design and concept was liked by vast people around the world. The sports station wagon – Panamera Sport Turismo Concept, is a perfect  combination of functionality and exterior which is highly emotional and sporty. Its is like 911 which....




2013 Lincoln MKZ

The 2013 Lincoln MKZ has been revealed with comparatively less price among its premium segment cars, specially targeting the new Lexus 350 ES in this price segment, Lincoln is premium auto-brand of Ford Motor Company and always innovates in line of creating advanced technology for premium cars with best prices and more efficiency. The new 2013 Lincoln MKZ has equipped with power of all front wheel drive and the Eco-boost 2.0 Liter i.e. 2,000 CC engine is capable of generating horsepower of 240 i.e. 243.42 PS. With such power, the EPA figures of fuel mileage are still nice, for city, this is 22 miles per gallon and for highway, it is 33 miles per gallon. Lincoln is has announced 2013 MKZ with 10 superior features which are following: 10.1 inch Remote Start,SYNC with MyLincoln Touch driver connect technology, multicontour front seats with Active Motion, LCD instrument cluster, Intelligent Access with....




2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid with EPA 40-MPG

The 2013 Toyota Avalon will come with two variants one with a power-train V6 gasoline engine and other one is Toyota’s passed engine with Hybrid Synergy Drive. The new premium mid-size sedan with Toyota’s new enhancement in Hybrid Synergy Drive and reducing the car weight and enhancing the aerodynamics, to get best fuel mileage with an EPA-rating on combined(City+Highway), is of 40 miles/gallon. The Avalon full power-split hybrid system have capacity of 2.5-Liter with 4-cylinder engine is capable of generating a horsepower of 200. The hybrid engine has trans-axle with pair of electric motor/generators.The Avalon power with performance comes with 3 driving modes EV, ECO & Sports. The city mileage with EPA-rating 40 mpg and a mileage of 39 miles/gallon on the highway and the combined(City+Highway) EPA rating is 40 miles/gallon. The hybrid sedan engine with Atkinson-cycle has a 244.8V battery pack of nickel-metal hydride. Analyzing the history of Avalon.....




2013 Peugeot 508 HYbrid4

The french Auto-Maker, Peugeot has confirmed about the 508 new hybrid diesel model for the year 2013, the Peugeot 508 HYbrid4 with diesel hybrid technology for better efficiency and best performance in mileage and reduction of CO2 emission. The best technology of hybrid4 with third body style of Peugeot model has lifted the bar of high performance in this segment of diesel hybrid cars which is the third diesel hybrid model in series from Peugeot. The fully hybrid4 diesel engine has capacity of 2.0 liter capable of generating a horsepower of 163 i.e 120 kilo-Watt from front wheels and an extra horsepower 37 i.e 27 kilowatt from the electric motor originating from rear wheels, which giving an overall horsepower of 200 i.e 147 kilowatt. In the other hand, if we analyze the mileage of Peugeot 508 HYbrid4, the figures are really good for those who always want to save fuel....