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Audi A3 Sportback E-Tron Hybrid Arrives

March 8, 2013 / No Comments

Audi launched its A3 Sportback E-Tron  at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. The German automaker has come up with several stunning features in this plug-in hybrid. Not fully electric in nature, the plug–in hybrid offers a speed of 0 to 100 km/h in 7.6 seconds, with a top speed of 222 km/h. It is a five-door model with highly efficient ...

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 ...

2013 Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid Concept Shown

January 11, 2012 / No Comments

Honda is planning to launch its Plug-In Hybrid sequel to the Accord family by 2013. The auto maker unveiled the Accord Coupe Concept, a two-door version of a car , which the company feels will help the company bounce back from problems of 2011, when the earthquake in Japan and the floods in Thailand disrupted production. The hybrid model will be ...

Toyota Prius Plug–in Hybrid to Start Sale in Japan by Jan-End

November 30, 2011 / No Comments

The first orders for the third generation Toyota Prius Plug–in Hybrid will start retailing in Japan by the end of January next year. The US markets, meanwhile, would get to drive the car by coming spring. However, the initial availability would be in 14 states, and a nationwide rollout would happen by 2013. We hear sales in the European region ...

Honda Acura NSX Successor Could be a Plug-in Hybrid

October 12, 2011 / No Comments

Seems like Honda is putting all their efforts to impress the auto world with a new hybrid vehicle! As you already know, earlier hybrid vehicles from the company stables - like Insight and the CR-Z - have failed to reach up to expected levels. The next version of the stylish car Acura NSX might be the new hybrid automobile from ...

Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid Jumps into Production

March 23, 2011 / 1 Comment

It's been a long time since Fisker presented for the first time its Karma plug-in hybrid when its manufacturing partner, Valmet Automotive, kicked off the production of the model. Fisker has now announced that it has commenced production of the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid sports sedan in Finland.

Toyota’s Affordable Plug-In Hybrids Scheduled for 2011

December 14, 2009 / No Comments

Toyota Motor are planning to start selling plug-in hybrid cars at affordable prices somewhere during 2011. This will give Toyota an edge over General Motors and Nissan Motor, at least if they manage to fulfill their plans. If they do, they can easily become the leaders in the rechargeable cars market.

General Motors geared up to play a big role in meeting US goal of hybrid vehicles

June 24, 2009 / 1 Comment

General Motors Corporation says it will do the “heavy lifting” to help achieve the grand goal set by United States President Barack Obama of having 1 million plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles on the US roads by 2015.  Major US-based makers of automobiles, including General Motors, have been planning an array of electric-drive vehicles aimed at meeting higher fuel-economy standards ...

Volvo’s new plug-in hybrid by 2012

June 3, 2009 / No Comments

Automobile manufacturer Volvo is joining forces with Sweden-based Vattenfall, one of the world’s leading energy companies, to make a new plug-in hybrid diesel/electric vehicle. [caption id="attachment_5428" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Volvo V70 Plug-in hybrid demonstration car"][/caption] Volvo says the new hybrid that will come out of the partnership is to hit the market in 2012.