Hybrid

Outlander Plug-in hybrid to Roll Out in 2013-14

June 20, 2012 / No Comments

Mitsubishi will be marking the debut of its upcoming plug-in hybrid Outlander SUV at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. The SUV is headed to the auto show next season and it is confirmed that U.S. buyers will get the vehicle either in late 2013 or 2014. This vehicle was first suggested in 2009 Tokyo Motor Show. The company says that the ...

2014 BMW i8 to Feature Three-Cylinder Petrol Engine

June 19, 2012 / No Comments

The i8 concept 2014 of BMW will have its new production version soon. The most important aspect of this concept is its three-cylinder petrol engine. The company has not said anything regarding other features of the automobile. The engine would be a 220 hp (164 kW / 223) turbocharged three-cylinder machine coupled with a 170 hp (125 kW / 172 PS) ...

Hybrid Vehicle Sales to Zoom Fivefold in Five Years

May 30, 2012 / No Comments

Hybrid and plug in vehicles are all set for a giant leap in the coming few years. Our love for the vehicles will result in a fivefold sales jump, going by a new report. As per the research report Low (Zero) Emission Vehicle Market (2012 - 2017) - By Degree of Hybridization & Type of Traction Battery Used - Global Forecast, ...

Toyota Hybrid Sales Top 4 Million Units

May 25, 2012 / No Comments

Toyota has announced that worldwide sales of their hybrid vehicles have topped 4 million units. The company has released a detailed table of the chronology of their hybrid vehicles from the year 1997 to 2012, starting with the Prius. When Toyota ventured into hybrid production and business, sales were really slow. It picked up over these years. A few months ago, ...

Infiniti M LWB Showcased at Beijing; Sales to Start in June

May 4, 2012 / No Comments

 The new Infiniti M LWB has got a Beijing showcasing, and is now getting set for a June roll out in China.  The vehicle is designed specially to cater to the needs of the Chinese upper class. To get into the features of the automobile, it is a long wheelbase model and the chassis runs 5.9-inches (150mm) in dimensions. Two different ...

Ferrari Hybrid Enzo Next Year

April 30, 2012 / No Comments

Next year, the first Ferrari hybrid will come integrating the latest F1 derived technologies. Ferrari’s hybrid debut will have plug-in technologies incorporated to its flagship Enzo model. In case you don’t remember, the Ferrari Enzo revealed in 2002, is a gasoline powered automobile carrying the famed V12 mid-engine under its hood. The car also sported an electro hydraulic shift transmission and ...

Audi A6 L e-tron Hybrid Concept on Show at Beijing

April 24, 2012 / No Comments

Audi’s introduction of the A6 L e-tron concept at the Beijing Auto Show 2012 comes across as a big step in the hybrid car scenario. The new hybrid electronic technology that was revealed at the show caught everyone’s eye for more than just the extended wheelbase version of the car maker’s A6. The hydrid concept will sport a 2-litre four-cylinder engine ...

Hybrids Losing Sheen; Survey Reveals

April 12, 2012 / No Comments

If you though hybrid cars are on top of customer minds, think again! In what could be seen as proof of the fact that hybrid vehicles were just fashion statements when they first arrived, a new survey has made it clear that not many of the hybrid car owners opted for another hybrid when they wanted to buy a new ...

ACURA RL is Now RLX; Adds State-of-the-Art Technologies

March 30, 2012 / 1 Comment

For the past few months, people at Acura have been busy on what seems to be work related to building an automotive beast that is powerful as well as gorgeous at the same time. The result is a car named RLX, which of course incorporates an extra letter signifying the modifications they have undergone with the RL model. Acura’s next flagship ...

Fisker Nina Plug-in Hybrid Teased

March 23, 2012 / No Comments

Fisker is trying its best to supply consumers with what they need, rather than making random cars from which consumers can choose from. After the successful saga of their Karma, the company is now busy giving final touches to their new Nina. The Fisker Nina is expected to make its debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show. We now have ...