Automobiles

Mitsubishi to Introduce 8 New EVs/Plug-In Hybrids by 2015

January 24, 2011 / No Comments

Mitsubishi has plans to launch eight new electric / plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2015. The new plan of the Japanese giant is based on the growing markets of fuel-efficient products worldwide.

Audi Type C e-tron to Arrive for International Toy Fair

January 21, 2011 / No Comments

Audi, making its second appearance in Nuremberg at the 62nd International Toy Fair, brought the Auto Union Type C e-tron study along with a bunch of other innovations. Though the vehicle has a 1.5 hp electric motor that turns the rear wheels and is named e-tron, it is more of a toy than a car.

Fisker Karma Production to Begin from March 2011

January 20, 2011 / 1 Comment

Many of you have been eagerly waiting for the release of the Fisker Karma luxury plug-in hybrid car for a long time. The wait had begun ever since  it was originally scheduled for release in November 2009. The release was then postponed to September 2010, but now the company has come up with a more reasonable production start date - ...

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell to Go into Production (Video)

January 12, 2011 / No Comments

Mercedes SLS AMG E-Cell will be soon into production as the company has confirmed their official plans. The proposed model is said to mimic the leaked, teased and test-driven prototype model that was tested by David Coulthard.

Ford Vertrek Concept Shown at Detroit Auto Show; Soft on the Environment

January 11, 2011 / No Comments

Ford has unveiled its new Vertrek concept at the Detroit Auto Show. The new Ford Vertrek concept builds on the Escape and Euro-market Kuga to preview Ford's next-gen global offering. It appears to be a sporty and sleek replacement for the Escape and Kuga with much fuel efficiency.

Mitsubishi iMiEV to Drive into Central America’s Greenest Nation Costa Rica

January 3, 2011 / 1 Comment

Mitsubishi i MiEV, the Japanese electric vehicle, is likely to enter the Costa Rican market very soon. Well, this is one much anticipated news, and the hatchback was being awaited since quite a few years now. But the most significant aspect in this regard is that Costa Rica is supposed to the greenest country in Central America, perhaps in ...

BMW Lines Up New Green Car MegaCity for 2013 Release

December 23, 2010 / No Comments

BMW’s new green concept car Megacity is all set to be released by 2013 and we’re looking forward to it because it is said to be the most radical BMW in decades. It has been revealed that the BMW plans on naming the new range of energy efficient cars from the company under the “I” series.

Volkswagen Jetta Rated Excellent by Consumer Reports

December 9, 2010 / 1 Comment

Consumer Reports (CR), one among the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, has published their latest rating based on their Annual Auto Survey conducted on the four fuel efficient vehicles Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI, Honda CR-Z, Ford Fiesta and Mazda2.

General Motors to Hire 1,000 Engineers & Researchers to Expand Electric Project

December 2, 2010 / No Comments

General Motors will start hiring 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan to significantly expand its vehicle electrification expertise from today onwards as announced. It is hoping to lead in the development of electric vehicles from hybrids to electric vehicles with extended-range capability, like the Chevrolet Volt or the recently introduced eAssist technology that will debut on the 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

Toyota Plans More Green Vehicles for the Future

November 23, 2010 / No Comments

As a triggering move to their future plans to roll out more alternative-energy vehicles, Toyota recently announced that they have a very elaborate plan for their eco-car future. Well, they have around 11 conventional hybrids and battery powered automobiles waiting in queue to be launched.