Automobiles

Nissan to Build a Network of More than 100 Fast Charging Stations in the US Market

July 17, 2013 / 1 Comment

It looks like Nissan is looking to build a network of fast charging stations across the US. Reportedly, the company will soon deploy quick chargers at more than 100 dealerships across 21 US markets. The charging stations will use the CHAdeMO standard so that they can deliver up to 62.5 kW of high-voltage direct current. It is said that this voltage ...

Jaguar Video Featuring C-X75 Plug-in Hybrid Vehicle Out

June 28, 2013 / No Comments

Back in 2010, Jaguar first unveiled its C-X75 concept car and within two years, the design has evolved as a prototype. Jaguar has released a new video that shows their hybrid powered supercar with Jaguar’s first carbon composite monocoque chassis. Jaguar has teamed up with Williams Advanced Engineering to develop the C-X75, a plug-in parallel hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that can ...

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid to come on June 20

June 7, 2013 / 1 Comment

Honda will unveil a standard 2014 Accord Hybrid in Japan on June 20. The new proposed model will look to overcome all negatives that the Accord Plug-in Hybrid brought along. Though the earlier Accord Plug-in Hybrid was pushed out of the Honda stables promising much, it couldn’t charm customers much. The car, of course, is considered the most fuel-efficient sedan in ...

Toyota Next Gen Prius Spy Shots Revealed

May 27, 2013 / No Comments

Toyota has a reputation of being the automotive industry’s standard bearer when it comes to hybrid vehicles. A few spy shots were captured in California and they give out details on the next generation Prius, which would most probably a 2015 model. It seems Toyota has dumped its annual camouflage budget on this mule. The new car comes with the same ...

Zero Electric Motorcycle Fleet for Hong Kong Police Department

May 24, 2013 / No Comments

Bike maker Zero has made its largest fleet sale of electric motorcycles for the roads of Hong Kong. Zero Motorcycles, in association with Yuen Ho Trading Co, is also distributing the bikes in eastern Asia. It sold 59 Zero S e-motorcycles to Hong Kong, and a majority of them will be used by the police department. The launch event  took place ...

Aston Martin Rapide S Hydrogen Hybrid Completes First Zero-Emissions Lap

May 21, 2013 / No Comments

A new era has been ushered in with Aston Martin Rapide S Hydrogen Hybrid completing its first zero-emission lap in an international motor race at the Nurburgring. At the 41st ADAC Zurich Nurburgring 24 Hours race in Germany the Rapide S has achieved this success. The Aston Martin Rapide S is a large four-door saloon car powered by a twin turbocharged ...

Toyota Auris Hybrid New Variant Boasts Less CO2 Emissions

May 17, 2013 / No Comments

It has been only a few months since the Toyota Auris Hybrid hit the European roads. But the car maker is showing off some enthusiastic figures on its first quarter sales board for 2013. Sales were 27 percent up in the Americas and 31 percent in the UK region. In a short span of time, Toyota has done some face-lift on ...

Renault Closer Building High Performance Electric Hybrid Vehicle

May 14, 2013 / No Comments

Renault is reportedly considering the manufacture of a high-performance green vehicle. The Renault Group which develops, designs, manufactures and sells environment-friendly vehicles under three brands has been a die-hard supporter of electric vehicles. The new high performance green car is likely to take several years, though. As stated by Francis Champod, Renault Sport motorsport technical manager, the company will not be ...

Range Rover Hybrid Set for Frankfurt Debut

May 8, 2013 / No Comments

The Range Rover Hybrid will be making its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept of Range Rover hybrid drivetrain was previewed two years ago when the Range E made its run at the Geneva Motor Show. We also get to know that the Range Rover Sport will also be arriving by the year-end. Stuart Frith, chief program engineer for ...

BMW i8 Hybrid Supercar Not to Get an M Version

May 3, 2013 / No Comments

BMW enthusiasts are counting on their favorite automotive company to drive out the new i8 hybrid supercar next year. Many were pretty sure that the BMW i8 would be getting an M version as well. But the German automotive manufacturer has confirmed that there wouldn’t be an M version to come after the i8 hybrid. Early speculations led some to believe ...