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2 de outubro de 2014

Lamborghini shows its first plug-in hybrid, the Asterion LPI 910-4

What you have here is the Italian car manufacturer first ever plug-in hybrid that was revealed at the Paris Motor Show. This car is, at least for now, just a concept that serves a specific purpose, it was created as a "technology demonstrator", and show Lamborghini also thinks "green".

19 de setembro de 2013

Toyota shows a little more of the Yaris Hybrid-R

We already knew almost everything about this 400PS (395bhp or 294kW) pocket rocket. Now, we can get a better look of it. But first, i'll do a short summary of what we can expect from the 3-door Yaris. It comes with a 1.6-liter Global Race Engine (GRE) developed by Toyota Motorsport (TMG) and two electric motors.

10 de setembro de 2013

Official: BMW revealed the revolutionary i8 [Video]

BMW finally revealed this sports car for which we waited anxiously. It combines sports performance with a lightweight construction and high efficiency. This 2+2 vehicle is the first plug-in hybrid produced by the German car manufacturer and the second model from new brand BMW i.

29 de agosto de 2013

Peugeot 208 HYbrid FE Concept coming to Frankfurt

Peugeot is going to bring many new cars to Frankfurt. The latest new model is the 208 HYbrid FE, a concept car that wants to keep the performance of the regular 208, and improve the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions to never before seen values. This is a hard task, but Peugeot believes they managed to do it.

27 de agosto de 2013

Peugeot reveals the facelifted 3008 and 3008 HYbrid4

Some time ago, Peugeot revealed the facelift of the Chinese 3008, and at that time we thought this was coming to Europe, but it seems that isn't true. Peugeot made several changes that give it a unique appearance as compared to the Chinese model, at least in relation to the front, the rest is a different story.

22 de agosto de 2013

Toyota reveals a little more of the Yaris Hybrid-R concept

Toyota confirms what we already knew. The special hybrid car that is going to be shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show is based on the Yaris. I am almost certain this car won't be produced, but the technology used in it might find its way into a production model, possibly the new Supra, but that is unknown for now.

12 de agosto de 2013

Seems the Toyota Hybrid-R concept isn't the new Supra, but a special Yaris

This is a sad day. When half the world thought that Toyota was going to show the successor to the Supra, we find out that the Hybrid-R is just a special version of the Yaris. Well, "just" is a little unfair, because the hybrid powertrain, based on the TS030 Hybrid Le Mans race car, generates over 400PS (395bhp or 294kW).

5 de abril de 2013

Fisker Automotive fires 75% of its workforce. Does this mean bankruptcy?

This is sad. Several reports have been showing up saying Fisker Automotive, a company that made the innovative plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan called Karma, fired 75% of its workforce. Fisker had over 200 workers, meaning around 150 to 160 employees were terminated today. Even the company’s public relations team wasn't spared.

3 de abril de 2013

2014 Porsche Panamera gets a facelift - [Update]: Official!

While the 2014 Porsche Panamera wasn't officially revealed, several pictures of the new model showed up in the web ruining Porche's plans to reveal it possibly at the Shanghai Motor Show. Guess they will soon tell everything about the new Panamera that features several cosmetic changes.

20 de março de 2013

Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid coming to New York together with an undisclosed concept

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd., which is the parent company of Subaru, just announced they are bringing to the New York International Auto Show their first hybrid vehicle, the Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid. Nothing else is known except it will be introduced with the US specifications (with all-wheel drive), so the rest of the world will probably have different engine choices and some minor exterior changes.

8 de março de 2013

The Infiniti JX becomes the 2014 QX60, will come to New York

The 2014 Infiniti QX60 will be the second model from the Japanese company to use the new naming structure and will have for the first time a hybrid version. Since the Q50 had spotlight on the Geneva Motor Show, Infiniti wants the QX60 to have all the attention at the New York International Auto Show.

4 de fevereiro de 2013

Bristol luxury car maker will reveal an hybrid supercar

The British brand with almost 68 years of history will join forces with Frazer-Nash to create an hybrid supercar and will reveal it later this year. The new supercar will use a rotary engine as a generator to charge the lithium ion batteries, batteries that will power the four electric motors, each connected to a wheel.

23 de janeiro de 2013

Hybrid Air, a new type of an hybrid gasoline system [Video]

While most carmakers use hybrid systems with batteries, the PSA Peugeot Citroen Group intends to follow another path, using an all-new technology combining petrol internal combustion engine and compressed air storage, "Hybrid Air".

14 de janeiro de 2013

Volkswagen CrossBlue diesel plug-in hybrid SUV concept

Yesterday I showed you an image of a concept that Volkswagen would reveal at the Detroit Auto Show, and today the German brand revealed the name, in addition to more pictures and information about their future SUV.

4 de janeiro de 2013

Audi A6 e-tron Sportback Plug-in Hybrid Concept

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At the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show in September 2013, the Audi A6 e-tron Sportback will be revealed to the world, showing a new design that eliminates the use of the traditional single grille, used in all the current models of the German brand.

22 de dezembro de 2012

Lexus sells over 500.000 hybrid vehicles

More and more people buy hybrid cars because they think those are an environmentally better alternative to conventional vehicles that use less fuel and has lower emissions, which is true, they are, but not by much.

7 de dezembro de 2012

Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid, can now be ordered in Germany. And the rest of Europe?

Seems that Volkswagen has started to accept orders in Germany of the Jetta hybrid that is already sold in the U.S.A. for some time. Deliveries begin from mid April.

24 de novembro de 2012

Renault Premium HybrysTech will be the first hybrid garbage truck in Spain

The first garbage truck with hybrid technology was launched in Sweden over four years ago, it was a Volvo FEHybrid. Used by Renova and Ragn-Sells they operated in the Gothenburg and Stockholm regions. But now it is time for Spain to have it's own truck, this time it's a Renault with the body beeing supllied by Geesinknorba.