Hybrid

Land Rover Diesel Hybrid Heading for the US Shores

September 18, 2013 / No Comments

Land Rover is looking to introduce the diesel-hybrid versions of its new Range Rover models in America.  This flagship diesel hybrid vehicle got its wraps fly at the Frankfurt Auto Show and it is Land Rover’s first hybrid vehicle. According to earlier reports, Land Rover had decided to make diesel-hybrid vehicles rather than gasoline-electric hybrids, due to their better fuel economy ...

Toyota 420 Horsepower Yaris Hybrid R Powertrain Details Out

September 5, 2013 / No Comments

Some time ago, we had stumbled upon information that spoke about the new Yaris Hybrdi R concept vehicle from Toyota. The company has now officially revealed the details of its forthcoming model. However, almost all enthusiasts out there have been nursing doubts on how the automobile giant will produce an engine that provides massive 420 horsepower. The hatchback which is going ...

Mercedes-Benz 2014 S500 Plug-in Hybrid Shown Ahead of Frankfurt Show

August 24, 2013 / No Comments

German automaker Mercedes-Benz has revealed its 2014 S500 Plug-In Hybrid, ahead of the vehicle’s public debut at Frankfurt Motor Show in September. This new Plug-in vehicle from Mercedes-Benz comes with a new turbocharged V6 3.0-liter gasoline engine that delivers 328 bhp (245 kW) and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque. The vehicle offers a fuel consumption of 3 liters/100 km and ...

Toyota 400 HP Hybrid-R Concept Ready for Frankfurt Show

August 16, 2013 / No Comments

Toyota’s new hybrid –R concept is ready to be unveiled at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The company, which already tried the hybrid concept in its earlier model Prius, is still working to develop new hybrid prototypes. The earlier attempt may not be a super hit, but it is going ahead with another try. The company expects the new model ...

Honda Next-gen Fit Hybrid Images Officially Out

July 22, 2013 / No Comments

Honda has just officially unveiled a handful of images of its new Fit Hybrid vehicle along with some information of this forthcoming gas-electric vehicle. According to the car maker, this third-generation Fit Hybrid has achieved fuel economy ratings of 36.4 kilometers per liter, which is equal to 86 miles per gallon. This marks a 30 percent improvement over the current hybrid ...

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 ...

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 ...