Automobiles

Nissan Invitation Concept Heads for Geneva Show

February 9, 2012 / No Comments

It looks like Nissan wants to change customers’ perspective regarding small cars.  They are planning to do that with their newest B segment car that they call Invitation. The Invitation is a concept set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. The show will preview the upcoming subcompact from the automaker packed with cutting edge technology to assist ...

80th Le Mans will see Hybrid Drives from Audi

February 8, 2012 / No Comments

A look at racing history would reveal that Audi has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans a total of ten times since 2000 and is, as a result, the most successful brand in the recent history of the race. Audi competes in the 80th running of the 24 Hours ofLe Manson June 16 and 17, 2012 with a total ...

Pininfarina P4/5 Competizione All Set for the Coming Season

February 2, 2012 / No Comments

Sports cars, including F1 machines, are going hybrid these days as if there was a condition prevailing which enables the hybrid cars to win every competition. Statistically this may sound true, but nevertheless, the Pininfarina P4/5 Competizione is getting a hybrid power-train soon enough. The Ferrari P4/5 is officially known as the Ferrari P4/5 by Pininfarina and is a one-off sports ...

Toyota NS4 Plug-In Hybrid is Truly Magnificent [Video]

February 1, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota has been rolling out mean machines for the last 80 years and there hasn’t been any single failure yet for this automotive giant. The latest car from the dream company is the NS4 plug-in hybrid, which is an outcome of many years of work. And, believe it or not, it is a class above all the cars of the ...

Ford Hybrid Electric Version of Lincoln MKZ in 2013

January 27, 2012 / No Comments

Year 2013 could dawn with the news that the Lincoln MKZ is selling at unbelievable rates and roads are filled with them. Of course we are talking of the hybrid electric version of the Lincoln MKZ from Ford, which they are working on right now. Ford guarantees that if the model clicks among the public, they will mass produce the vehicle ...

Hybrid and Plug-In Truck Sales to Double This Year

January 23, 2012 / No Comments

Sales of hybrid and plug-in trucks are expected to double this year. A Pike research report evaluates the current scenario and suggests that with the prediction turning real,  C02 emissions can be controlled. As tentative steps are beginning to be taken by the global economy in its march toward recovery, truck manufacturers are looking at technologies that can help mitigate the ...

LMP Segment to Get Pumped Up with Toyota Cars Rolling In

January 20, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota seems to be desperate over many things at times and this is evident from the fact that they are entering every segment of the automotive business in a sense of urgency. The latest is that Toyota is testing their newly designed LMP1. A Le Mans Prototype (commonly abbreviated as LMP) is a type of sports prototype race car most notably ...

Fisker Karma on Show at Harrods in London

January 18, 2012 / No Comments

Dazzling is just an after effect if you have walked into Harrods and now to brighten up the situation, Fisker Karma is being exhibited there in its full pride. Harrods is an up-market department store located inBrompton Roadin Brompton, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London. The Harrods brand also applies to other enterprises undertaken by the Harrods group of ...

Mercedes Extended Version of B-class EV Lined Up for US Roll Out

January 17, 2012 / No Comments

Termed the E-Cell Plus, the compact model from Mercedes made on B-Class platform is a range extender version of the EV that meets all the needs of daily motoring with a total range of up to 600 kilometers. As such, this electric vehicle is also ideally suited for long journeys and offers its driver unrestricted mobility. The operating parameters of this ...

2013 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid Concept Shown

January 11, 2012 / No Comments

Honda is planning to launch its Plug-In Hybrid sequel to the Accord family by 2013. The auto maker unveiled the Accord Coupe Concept, a two-door version of a car , which the company feels will help the company bounce back from problems of 2011, when the earthquake in Japan and the floods in Thailand disrupted production. The hybrid model will be ...