Hybrid

 
Can Electric Cars & Hybrids Interfere With Pacemakers?

Can Electric Cars & Hybrids Interfere With Pacemakers?

The first internal pacemakers were developed in the 1950s. Heart patients were naturally skeptical: How does it run? Will the battery die? Can I be electrocuted? Just two decades later, the devices had become commonplace. The Six-Million Dollar Man went prime time, and humanity was making its first... read more

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Acura NSX Concept, 2012 Detroit Auto Show

2014 Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar: Will Debut January In Detroit

At the start of this year, at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Honda’s luxury arm Acura wooed the crowds with the world premiere of its NSX hybrid supercar concept. At the... read more October 25, 2012 by 0


 
Kepler Motion Hybrid Supercar

Kepler Hybrid Supercar Does 0-60 MPH in 2.5 Secs (Video)

What does a hybrid car need to be sexy? Speed? Good looks? Impressive gas mileage? Kepler Motors thinks its first supercar, the Motion Hybrid, has it all. Announced back in... read more October 23, 2012 by 3


 
Stanford Ovshinsky.

Hybrid Battery Inventor Stanford Ovshinsky Dies At 89

Unless you’re deeply into the history of electric and hybrid electric vehicle technology, the chances are you might not recognize the name of Stanford Ovshinsky. But if... read more October 19, 2012 by 4


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Have Hybrid Cars Finally Moved Beyond Stereotypes?

There was a time when anyone who drove a hybrid car--especially a Toyota Prius--was viewed with distain by the majority of other road users. They were seen as aloof... read more October 18, 2012 by 7


 
2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2013 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Gets EPA Rated At 45 MPG All-Round

At one time, if you wanted a green, luxury sedan with great gas mileage, you only had a handful of cars to choose from from automakers like Lexus, Infiniti, BMW, and... read more October 16, 2012 by 3


 
The carbon fiber tub of the upcoming Ferrari F70

Ferrari Shares Chassis Secrets Of New Hybrid Supercar

In the world of high gas prices and tough gas mileage standards, even exotic supercar manufacturers are having to think about ways to make their cars leaner, meaner, and... read more October 8, 2012 by 1


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Hybrid Ad Wars: Ford C-Max Vs. Toyota Prius V

For the past decade, Toyota has unquestionably been the champion of the hybrid electric car, thanks to its Prius family of hybrids. But with a tough new ad campaign about to... read more October 4, 2012 by 6


 
2013 Honda CR-Z (European spec)

2013 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Gets Better Acceleration, Boost Mode

The Honda CR-Z mild-hybrid sports coupe will get some evolutionary, not revolutionary, changes for the 2013 model year, the automaker has announced at the 2012 Paris Auto... read more September 28, 2012 by 10


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Gets EPA-Approved 47MPG All-Round

After taking part in a rather unusual fuel-economy test for its non-hybrid 2013 Fusion EcoBoost, Ford has announced its 2013 Fusion Hybrid has just been awarded its official... read more September 18, 2012 by 19


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Making The Transition To A Hybrid Car? Here’s What To Expect

Over the past decade, hybrid electric cars have gone from being niche market vehicles for movie stars and green thinkers to everyday vehicles that can save you big money on... read more September 18, 2012 by 2


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)

Will 2014 VW Golf Electric, Hybrid, Share Carbon GTi's Lightweight Construction?

Thanks to several hundred pounds of additional weight from a battery pack, pure electric and plug-in hybrids often weigh more than their gasoline counterparts. But according... read more September 12, 2012 by 3


 
Montgomery County Community College: Green Parking Lot

Pennsylvania Parking Lot Opens For Green Cars, Carpoolers Only

If you drive a plug-in electric or hybrid car, you may have encountered the reserved ‘green car only’ parking spaces that some towns, cities and businesses put in... read more August 27, 2012 by 4


 
2012 Toyota Prius C

Graduating From College? Get $1,000 Off A 2012 Toyota Prius C

As any graduate will tell you, the first few years out of college can be exciting, but financially tough. So for any recently-matriculated graduate, owning a car that gets... read more August 27, 2012 by 0


 
Nissan Serena

Nissan’s New Japanese Minivan Uses Brakes To Power Electronics

In hybrid and electric cars, regenerative braking systems are used to convert kinetic energy into electrical energy under braking, slowing the car down and improving gas... read more August 20, 2012 by 1


 
2013 Land Rover Range Rover spy shots

2013 Range Rover Spy Shots, Will Have Hybrid, Plug-in Version

Jaguar Land Rover like every other automaker in the world, is working hard to make its range of luxury cars greener and more economical to drive. We've already seen some... read more August 13, 2012 by 1


 

 
 

 
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