Hybrid

Ford Fusion Wins Green Car of Year 2013 Award

November 30, 2012 / No Comments

Ford Motor Co, which has always expressed their interest in boosting the fuel economy of its lineup to attract car buyers, has won the "Green Car of the Year" title for its Fusion at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2013 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan is the least expensive car to earn the title. The Fusion offers in a wide range ...

Qatar Gets First Hybrid Electric Car

November 29, 2012 / No Comments

The electric car revolution has kicked off in Qatar with a research center named Gulf Organization for Research and Development launching a low-emission and low-fuel-consumption hybrid car. The engine utilizes thermal waste energy to produce electric energy to run hydrogen fuel cells using the potable water as a source for the gas. The fuel cell is powered by a thermoelectric generator that uses a ...

Ford 2013 Fusion Energi Plug-In Hybrid Unveiled

November 27, 2012 / No Comments

Ford has pulled the cover off its new plug-in hybrid 2013 Fusion, also known as Fusion Energi. The vehicle is said to be the most fuel efficient midsize car in the world. Though much details are not available, it is expected to deliver more than 100 MPGe, a mile per gallon equivalency metric for electrified vehicles. As per Ford, this is ...

Audi R10 Diesel Hybrid Supercar in the Works

November 26, 2012 / No Comments

German carmaker Audi is considering a diesel hybrid supercar that would be slotted above the R8 in the line-up. The company believes there is definitely room for a super sports car, and if it could be a diesel hybrid, it will be a hot-seller. The new diesel car will try to grab a place among giants such as Porsche 918 Spyder, ...

Volvo to Up Production of V60 Plug-In Hybrid

November 22, 2012 / No Comments

Volvo has unveiled its plans to increase production of the V60 Plug-In Hybrid following increased demand. The company produced an initial 1000-unit batch for the 2013 model year. But they all sold out just before the plug-in hybrid reached European dealerships. In this context, the automaker is planning to meet demand by increasing the supply in the 2014 model year. Volvo will ...

Porsche 918 Spyder Details Leaked

November 8, 2012 / No Comments

The 918 Spyder has been in the headlines as a truly desirable sports car from the Porsche stables. The details of the car which were kept under cover have now been revealed. A leaked report suggests that, akin to the Porsche Carrera GT, the upcoming 918 Spyder will be offered only as a left hand drive model. Porsche had initially announced its ...

Honda Hybrid Vehicle Sales Touches 1 Million Mark

October 25, 2012 / No Comments

When Honda introduced its hybrid vehicle in Japan in 1999, it never thought that it will become a roaring tsunami across the globe. Now the Honda hybrid vehicle sales have surpassed one million worldwide at the end of September. It took 12 years and 11 months, to achieve this milestone. The Honda Insight has become the most fuel-efficient production car with ...

Toyota to Sell 10,000 Yaris Hybrid Cars in France

October 19, 2012 / No Comments

France has been witnessing a hike in hybrid sales for the past few months. In fact, hybrid sales in the country have seen an increase of 46 percent. Taking advantage of the situation, Toyota has announced that it will sell 10,000 Yaris Hybrids in the French marketplace in the coming days. The projected sale of Toyota Yaris Hybrid in the country ...

Fisker Atlantic Plans to Arrive Only by 2015

October 18, 2012 / No Comments

Fisker Automotive, as we all know, had been delaying the production of its hybrid sedan for almost two years now. The Fisker Atlantic, which was announced in April at a private event in New York, will be available only in 2015. According to Fisker Automotive CEO Tony Posawatz, details of the new Atlantic sedan will be revealed by the end of ...

Land Rover Hybrid Range Rover to Debut this Year End

October 12, 2012 / No Comments

Jaguar Land Rover is all ready to take the plunge into the plug-in hybrid technology terrain, with their brand new hybrid Range Rover based on the updated 2013 model. With the guarantee of an emission free rating below 150g/km, this Range Rover model is expected to make an impact in the luxury car market. The details of the hybrid Range Rover ...