Automobiles

Mugen Electric Super Bike to Hit 2012 TT Zero Track

March 8, 2012 / No Comments

Honda-associate Mugen Motorsports has revealed its electric race bike, which will enter the 2012 TT Zero on the Isle of Man. As the most winning active rider in TT racing, John McGuinness is the obvious choice to give the Shinden its best chance for a maiden race victory. McGuinness is the famed English professional motorcycle racer who races for HM Plant ...

Lexus LFA-h Pumps Hydrogen for the Street [Video]

March 6, 2012 / No Comments

Hydrogen is difficult to store, and vehicles running on hydrogen are machines of the future. We have been seeing such a statement in automobile magazines over the past 5 years. But it looks like those statements now need to be re-written as Toyota’s luxury wing is ready to roll out their Lexus LFA-h. Yes, this beast runs on hydrogen and ...

Audi r18 e-tron Hybrid Quattro to Test its Might at 2012 Le Mans

March 5, 2012 / No Comments

Whether it is on the race track or on the street, every car company wants it to be greener these days. Audi is also in that league as it will be releasing its r18 e-tron Hybrid Quattro at the upcoming 2012Le Mans. Audi is expecting its warrior to conquer the winning title this year and it surely looks like the ...

Audi e-Tron Pilot Program Officially Debuts [Video]

February 28, 2012 / No Comments

Audi has announced their battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron pilot program in the US in a bid to define a progressive e-mobility driver experience for premium car buyers. Audi made the announcement of the engineering-based pilot program for the A3 e-tron at TED2012 in Long Beach, California, where it is presenting a vision for the role transportation will play in the ...

Toyota FT-Bh Teased Yet Again Ahead of Geneva Debut

February 23, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota continues to charm enthusiasts by spilling teaser shots of its much talked about FT-Bh Concept or more elaborated as ‘Future Toyota B-segment hybrid'.Toyota is the pioneer car company that has mass-produced the most, and this firm has helped very much in bringing hybrid adoption to the world. The new FT-Bh concept is an interesting hybrid car that will shake things ...

Honda Civic Tops Vehicles’ List with Least Toxic interiors [Video]

February 22, 2012 / No Comments

The Ecology Center based in Miami in the United States has released its fourth consumer guide to toxic chemicals in cars. The info reveals that the Honda Civic tops the list of vehicles providing the owners with least toxic interiors, while the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport finished at the bottom. Over 200 of the most popular 2011 and 2012 model vehicles were ...

VW Golf Plug-in Hybrid to Roll Out in 2015

February 20, 2012 / 1 Comment

VW has announced that its next generation Golf Plug-in Hybrid will get a release date for 2015. Though it would take 3 more years, the prototype plug-in hybrid will be based on the currently available Golf and not the next-generation vehicle. Combining a 1.4 liter twin-charger Stratification Injection (TSI) engine with an 80 kilowatt electric motor, the VW Golf Plug-in Hybrid ...

Toyota to Up Prius C Production to Meet Huge Demand

February 16, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota is getting ready to pump up the production units so as to meet the demand their Prius C has amassed in Japan during the past few weeks. Toyota has reported that they have received 120,000 orders in Japan for their new compact hybrid sedan - 10 times more than the 12,000 they were targeting per month. The smaller compact hybrid, ...

BRD RedShift MX Electric Motocrosser Gets Detailed [Video]

February 15, 2012 / No Comments

Following a series of innovations, BRD has finally announced that the 2013 RedShift MX electric motocrosser will be unveiled at the 2012 Powersports Dealer Expo inIndianapolis, February 17-19. The RedShift MX shares the 40hp, 5.2kWh drivetrain and monocoque aluminum chassis with the RedShift SM that was unveiled inSan Franciscoin August of 2011. At 250lbs in a full size race-ready chassis, the ...

Mitsubishi Outlander Battery-Electric Crossover to Roll Out in March 2013

February 14, 2012 / No Comments

The era of the EV is fast approaching and every car maker wants to enter the segment with all their might. With the news from Mitsubishi that their battery electric Outlander crossover will be released by March of 2013, it is sure that, they also want to participate in the competition. Details on specifications or price haven't been confirmed yet, but ...