Geneva Motor Show

BYD Motors e6-Eco & S6DM to Launch in Europe by 2012

March 10, 2011 / No Comments

Chinese automaker BYD Motors is all set to launch its two plug-in models namely the e6-Eco and the S6DM in Europe. Both the models were displayed at the Geneva Motor show. We expect both the vehicles to hit the showrooms by the end of 2012. e6-Eco is an all-electric model and an updated version of the five-seat electric crossover BYD ...

Artega SE Electric Vehicle Concept Charms With its Design

March 7, 2011 / No Comments

Artega SE, the exceptional electric variant of the mid-engined GT model from Artega, debuted at the Geneva Motor Show. The manufacturer claims it as an unmistakable design by renowned designer Henrik Fisker, the same person behind the BMW Z8 and the Aston Martin Vantage.

Citroen Shows SURVOLT EV Concept With Looks to Kill For

March 5, 2010 / No Comments

Citroen seems to be on a roll with creating cool looking concepts, and painting them green. The latest to come out from Citroen's stable is the SURVOLT EV concept that was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. While the automaker held back on much of the details, the Survolt has an all-electric drivetrain and the stance of a sportscar.

Audi Shows the A1 e-tron Concept at Geneva

March 3, 2010 / No Comments

Now that the Geneva Motor Show is in full swing, a number of interesting cars have made their debut. Amongst these is the Audi A1 e-tron concept. The e-tron functions somewhat like the Chevrolet Volt, that is, the concept makes use of a range extender engine to power the batteries. A1 e-tron uses the power dense Wankel rotary engine/generator for ...

Porsche 918 Spyder Gets Supercar Performance, 78mpg

March 2, 2010 / No Comments

Ready for a debut at the Geneva Motor Show, the Porsche 918 plug-in hybrid vehicle claims supercar performance, with a clean conscience. The concept car aims to put together fuel efficiency and performance in a single package. It has two electric motors, one for each axle, and with a total output of 218hp. A V8 engine with 500 hp is ...

I.DE.A Sofia Concept Headed to Geneva

March 1, 2010 / No Comments

The Geneva Motor Show will see the I.DE.A institute unveil a new concept car, the Sofia. The concept has been created as a nod to classic Italian design, but with modern sensibilities. Sofia concept is a premium four door sedan with sport looks and a low emission powertrain.

Lotus Evora Concept Evolves Hybrids

February 26, 2010 / No Comments

The Lotus Evora concept, scheduled for a debut at the Geneva Motor Show, could well be the next step for hybrid vehicles. The concept carries the sporty feel associated with Lotus, but in a much cleaner, environmentally friendly way. Evora uses a newly developed series hybrid system, with two electric motors supplying power to each rear wheel.

Honda to Unveil the 3R-C Concept at Geneva Motor Show

February 25, 2010 / No Comments

The Geneva Motor Show has a history of being the stage for some of the coolest automobile concepts, and this year is no different. Amongst the concepts that will be on show at Geneva, is Honda's tiny little three wheeler called 3R-C. The name is quite self explanatory, the concept is a three wheeled vehicle drawing juice from a battery.

Porsche Unveils 911 GT3 R Hybrid

February 15, 2010 / No Comments

Porsche has announced that it will unveil a 911 GT3 R hybrid at the Geneva Motor Show. The unveiling of the car happens to coincide with the world’s first car with hybrid drive that was developed by Ferdinand Porsche 110 years ago. Developed specially for racing, the new hybrid drive will be different than thos conventionally employed in cars.

Rinspeed May Unveil “Train Compatible” UC? Concept at Geneva

December 16, 2009 / No Comments

Rinspeed has a history of bringing oddly fantastic and interesting concepts to the Geneva Motors Show. The next year's show may see the unveiling of the strangely named UC? concept, is a small electric car that could hitch a ride in the train. Measuring just 2.5 meters in length, the electric car has about the same dimensions as the Smart ...