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Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

Lamborghini Plug-In Supercar Nixed, But Plug-In Hybrid Urus SUV Is On

The Italian supercar maker Lamborghini has abandoned any plans to use a plug-in hybrid powertrain in its sports cars in the near future. But instead it’s doubling down on the technology, and looking to use it where it might be best appreciated by the market: in its upcoming Urus sport-utility... read more

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Nissan Gripz concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Nissan Gripz Concept Previews 'Pure Drive' Hybrid System

Nissan offered a hint at a new hybrid powertrain as part of a concept car it unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. The Nissan Gripz is a heavily-stylized crossover that... read more September 16, 2015 by 

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio: Soft-Top Minicar Returns To Range Next Year

The hardtop 2016 Smart ForTwo underwent a full redesign, but the convertible version will keep the old body style for another model year. Buyers wanting the updated Smart... read more September 16, 2015 by 

2016 Toyota Prius Unveiling

2016 Toyota Prius Preview Video

One of the most important new cars of the 2016 model year isn’t some 600-horsepower sports car, or a big crossover wagon. It’s the hybrid that started it all, or... read more September 15, 2015 by 

2017 Infiniti Q30

Infiniti Q30 Luxury Compact Hatchback: Frankfurt Auto Show Unveiling

Two years after unveiling a concept version of its first compact luxury car, Infiniti unveiled the real thing at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. The 2017 Infiniti Q30 takes... read more September 15, 2015 by 

New Volkswagen Tiguan (European-spec), 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Compact Crossover Revealed At Frankfurt Auto Show

The Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is about to be renewed, with a completely redesigned model debuting at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. And right alongside the... read more September 15, 2015 by 

Porsche Mission E Concept  -  2015 Frankfurt Auto Show live photos

2018 Porsche Mission E: 600-HP Electric Sport Sedan Concept Targets Tesla

Perhaps no German prestige carmaker was more rattled than Porsche by the sudden appearance of electric-car startup Tesla Motors. With the sports-car brand having just... read more September 14, 2015 by 

2015 Frankfurt Auto Show logo

Green Cars At Frankfurt Auto Show: Production, Concept Cars Previewed

It's September, which means a new auto-show season is getting underway once again. The annual parade of new concept and production models begins next week at the 2015... read more September 10, 2015 by 

2016 BMW 330e and 225xe plug-in hybrids

BMW's Next Two Plug-In Hybrids Officially Revealed, Only One For U.S.

BMW has released details on the pair of new plug-in hybrids it will launch at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, although only one will be offered for sale in the U.S. The first... read more September 4, 2015 by 

2015 Porsche Panamera

Porsche's All-Electric Tesla Competitor Coming To Frankfurt As Concept: Report

Among established luxury brands, Porsche may be among the best equipped to challenge Tesla Motors. The German automaker known for its sports cars has already built three... read more July 22, 2015 by 

Purported Audi Q6 electric crossover teaser image

Audi Q6 Concept For 'Tesla-Fighter' To Appear At Frankfurt Show: Report

The upcoming Audi Q6 e-tron could be the German luxury establishment's most direct answer yet to Tesla Motors. It's a mid-size SUV with an all-electric powertrain--a... read more June 9, 2015 by 

Chevrolet FNR concept, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show

Green Cars At Shanghai Motor Show: Plug-In Hybrids Aplenty

China's status as the largest new-car market in the world means the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show is now as important for car shoppers outside the country as it is for those... read more April 21, 2015 by 

Lexus LF-SA concept, 2015 Geneva Motor Show

Minicars And Microcars: How Small Could Lexus Go?

The Lexus LF-SA Concept that made a first appearance this past month at the Geneva Motor Show definitely pushes the brand into unexpected design territory—and down to... read more April 14, 2015 by 

2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI

VW Beetle Hybrid Prototype Previewed Outside New York Auto Show

At the 2015 New York Auto Show, Volkswagen introduced four Beetle Special Edition concepts as a way to rekindle interest in the rounded retro hatchback. Just outside the show... read more April 7, 2015 by 

Elio Motors founder Paul Elio at New York Auto Show press conference, Apr 2015

Elio Motors: First-Ever Auto-Show Press Event In NYC Touts '84-MPG' Three-Wheel Car

Startup automaker Elio Motors put on its first-ever car-show press conference last week, taking the last slot on Thursday's media schedule at the New York Auto Show. Founder... read more April 6, 2015 by 

2016 Lexus RX 450h

2016 Lexus RX 450h Hybrid Unveiled At New York Auto Show

When it first appeared back in 1998, the Lexus RX practically invented the luxury crossover-utility segment. In 2005, it also became the first vehicle of its type offered... read more April 6, 2015 by 


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