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Porsche Plans Electric Boxster, Testing Begins 2011

Porsche Plans Electric Boxster, Testing Begins 2011

Porsche have already stunned their sports car fans during the past decade by offering diesel and hybrid versions of their Cayenne sports utility vehicle. More recently, they've had success in racing with their 911 GT3 R Hybrid, which provides up to 160 extra horsepower via a Kinetic Energy Recovery... read more

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2009 MINI E

Electric Mini E Launched In UK--With Steering Wheel on Wrong Side

Mini has been on a roll this year, with a new Coupe concept to celebrate its 50th birthday and the much-publicized U.S. release of 200 Mini E electric conversions. Now, 40... read more October 14, 2009 by 0


 
2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid

Green Car of the Year Finalists: Three Hybrids, Two Diesels

The five finalists for the 2010 Green Car of the Year Award include three hybrid models--two Japanese hatchbacks and one U.S. sedan--and a pair of German clean-diesel cars... read more October 7, 2009 by 0


 
Controlled Power Technologies electric supercharger

Electric Supercharger Gives Gas Engines Diesel Efficiency

If you frequent this site, you've read all about electric vehicles and gas-electric hybrids. In those applications, electricity is stored in a battery, which powers an... read more September 23, 2009 by 3


 
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Porsche Boss Expects EV Model Within The Decade

Nearly a week ago, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Porsche CEO, Michael Macht, announced plans to produce an all-electric sports car. He recently reiterated that sentiment in... read more September 21, 2009 by 1


 
MINI E

Infrastructure Hurdles Hinder Mini E Trial

Being a pioneer isn't easy. Just ask BMW North America CEO, Jim O'Donnell. As the German automaker continues to test 450 electric Minis (aptly called Mini Es) in New York... read more September 21, 2009 by 4


 
2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic

Porsche Planning All-Electric Sports Car (Cautiously)

The German automaker whose name is synonomous with "sports car" is planning an all-electric vehicle. This is no third party hack of an existing car either. While speaking... read more September 16, 2009 by 1


 
Mercedes-Benz E-Cell Plus extended-range electric car, Frankfurt Motor Show, 2009

GreenCarReports: 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show Coverage

It's time: the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show is upon us, and High Gear Media is live at the biggest, hottest Messe in the world to bring you the latest on green cars, diesels... read more September 14, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Frankfurt Auto Show: Plug-In Hybrid Mercedes S-Class Concept

Every other year, Mercedes-Benz unveils a "Vision" concept car at the Frankfurt Motor Show that points the way to cars it will launch in future years. This year's concept car... read more September 10, 2009 by 0


 
Lexus LF-Ch Compact Hybrid Concept

Toyota To Showcase Three New Hybrids at Frankfurt

Toyota is planning to unveil three new hybrid concepts at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show including an intriguing 5-door hatch for their upscale Lexus brand. The LF-Ch... read more September 1, 2009 by 0


 
BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

VIDEO: BMW Unwraps The Vision EfficientDynamics Concept, Turbodiesel Plug-in Hybrid

In recent weeks, BMW has set the blogosphere alight with a trickle of information regarding a concept that would be on display for the upcoming Frankfurt auto show. If you... read more August 31, 2009 by 0


 
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Trabant nT at the Frankfurt Auto Show

The car known as Trabant was a symbol of the former East Germany. Many German people have expressed their desire to see a new Trabant, and it seems that their wish might come... read more August 27, 2009 by 1


 
2011 Volkswagen Polo Three-door

Preview: 2011 Volkswagen Polo

Back in March, VW confirmed it would sell the Polo in the US in 2011. The five-door hatchback model was unveiled earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show, and now... read more August 26, 2009 by 13


 
Smart EV

Germany Aims For A Million EVs By 2020

Electric vehicles may be a common sight on the autobahns in the next decade. German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, is intent on putting more EVs on the roads and her Cabinet is... read more August 19, 2009 by 1


 
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Lamborghini Hybrid Coming In 2015

In May, Italian supercar maker, Ferrari, entered the hybrid fray with a patent application for four-wheel drive systems utilizing electric motors. Today, Lamborghini has... read more August 5, 2009 by 0


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Supercar?

Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Supercar Going Electric (Without Tesla)

The Mercedes-Benz AMG division has historically been about ungodly power and torque, space shuttle-like acceleration and street legal race car performance. Each AMG engine is... read more July 12, 2009 by 3


 

 
 

 
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