Audi will be unveiling at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week what it says could be the legitimate successor to its popular Sport quattro, which itself was first unveiled in Frankfurt in 1983. The new Sport quattro concept, in keeping with the times of more and more vehicles adding green technology, will have under the hood a plug-in hybrid drivetrain.
Does the idea of a supercharged Yaris hybrid concept excite you? Toyota seems to think it should, recently teasing out an image that many speculated was something based upon the “existing Yaris Hybrid sold in Europe.” Now the truth has come out – it is indeed Toyota’s little sub-compact in a zippy package, known as the Yaris Hybrid-R concept.
As the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show inches closer, the number of green vehicle previews which will be showcased at this event goes up. The latest comes fromMercedes-Benz, which has announced plans to unveil next month the new S 500 Plug-In Hybrid, which is the third hybrid model of the S-Class.
BMW, hot on the heels of the formal unveiling of its i3 electric car, is now focusing on the other major green vehicle in its “i” stable of low carbon personal transportation.
Honda, busy preparing its pricey Acura NSX supercar hybrid for sale sometime in 2015, trotted out over the weekend at the Indy 200 IndyCar Series race held in Lexington, Ohio a working prototype of its much hyped vehicle.
Honda, already on American roads with one of the most fuel efficient electric vehicles out there, is now aiming to up its game in the hybrid space as it tries to take back market share from Toyota.
Ford is seeing good movement in the U.S. electrified car market, particularly in the performance of its more hybrid focused vehicles.
The world of electric airplanes continues to expand as more and more well known companies get in on the act of developing aircraft for this sector of the aerospace industry.
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How does this sound to you? A V-12 hybrid powertrain which the gas engine pumps out 790 ponies while the electric motor blasts 160 for a total of 950 horsepower. Torque’s a near mind-numbing 627 lb.-ft. of low end acceleration. Zero to sixty?
While electric cars continue to, well, electrify the media and even charge up EV sales among the public, hybrids continue their relentless march across all auto makes, including luxury brands.
In 2011, we reported that the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) would be coming to the U.S. We posted a follow-up that the information was inaccurate … at the time.
The only surprise, now that Subaru has introduced its first production hybrid model, is that it took so long.
Infiniti, as previously discussed, introduced the hybrid trim of its QX crossover at this year’s New York Auto Show.
Up to this point Nissan’s strategy in green car deployment in the United States has focused mostly on the all-electric Leaf.
As we previously discussed, the Toyota Camry Hybrid was slapped with a slight price hike for model year 2013 along with the Prius c hatchback and mid-size Highlander Hybrid SUV. So what, exactly, do we get for the extra $130?
Ferrari is an automotive brand that is legendary not only for its racing prowess, but for designing incredibly high-performing, road-worthy sports cars.
Korean automaker Hyundai, even as it becomes the first to begin assembly-line production of zero-emissions, hydrogen-powered vehicles, continues to focus on other types of green vehicle technology.
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Kia Motors, besides showing off the unique Superman themed Optima Hybrid at the ongoing 2013 Chicago Auto Show, also unveiled a hybrid crossover concept meant to hint at a new push the brand is trying to go in automotive design and luxury looks.