Hybrids

 
2012 Infiniti M35h Is The World's Quickest Full Hybrid

2012 Infiniti M35h Is The World's Quickest Full Hybrid

Automaker Infiniti has always been associated with both luxury and performance, so it chose a novel approach to launch its M35h hybrid in the European market. Rather than emphasize the car’s amenities or fuel economy, Infiniti invited representatives of Guinness World Records to... read more

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2011 Volvo Concept You teaser

2011 Volvo Concept You Will Debut At Frankfurt Auto Show

We've got used to carmakers using the letter "i" to describe their products, but isn't that a little selfish? Volvo clearly thinks so which is why its latest design study... read more September 8, 2011 by 0


 
NASCAR champs and Volt drivers Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon

NASCAR Stars Go Green In Chevy Volts... Off Track, At Least

Four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon and five-time champ Jimmie Johnson might earn their living in gas-guzzling V8 Chevy Impalas, but on the roads it's a... read more August 29, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Kia Optima Hybrid on economy challenge

2011 Kia Optima Hybrid On Economy Drive, 69 MPG So Far...

We've learned to take official EPA gas-mileage ratings with a pinch of salt in the past. They're useful for comparing model to model, but not always representative of the... read more August 29, 2011 by 9


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

China's Electric Car Plans Unrealistic, Focus Now On Hybrids

China appears to have abandoned its plans to gain an early advantage on Western carmakers by beating them to the market with mass-produced electric vehicles. As China... read more August 22, 2011 by 3


 
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2013 Lincoln MKZ Concept Coming To 2012 Detroit Auto Show

An all-new Lincoln MKZ, with refined (but not radical) styling changes and a new platform, will debut in concept form at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. That’s good news... read more August 12, 2011 by 0


 
Bernie Ecclestone

Formula One Boss Ecclestone: "Electric F1 Could Kill People"

F1 television rights boss Bernie Ecclestone has never been one to mince his words, and now his ire has turned towards the 2014 Formula One rules that will require pitlane... read more August 8, 2011 by 6


 
Ford Escape Hybrid Taxi

Ford Hybrids Prove Durability By Racking Up Most Taxi Miles

If you want to wring out your new car and test exactly how durable it is, never mind taking it to Death Valley or testing above the Arctic Circle. Just put it in service as a... read more July 25, 2011 by 8


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Drive  -  March 2011

2012 Plug-in Toyota Prius: What Do You Want To Know?

Toyota may have started the hybrid revolution with its original Prius, the first mass-produced gasoline-electric hybrid car and the vehicle which quickly became the eco badge... read more July 20, 2011 by 4


 
2009 Ferrari California

Is A Ferrari California Hybrid Model In The Works?

When you think of automakers building or researching hybrid vehicles, Ferrari probably isn’t the first manufacturer to come to mind. Many people don’t even... read more July 19, 2011 by 0


 
Advanced Battery Pack

Are There Too Many Battery Packs Being Made for Electric Cars?

According to a report from gigaom earlier this week, the electric auto industry will soon be producing battery packs at a rate far greater than the number of electric cars... read more July 14, 2011 by 12


 
2012 Toyota Prius V station wagon, Half Moon Bay, CA, May 2011

Prius Shortages Will End For 2012, Sales Will Rock, Toyota Says

It's been a tough couple of years for Toyota. First was the entire sudden-acceleration mess, along with multiple recalls covering almost 10 million cars. Then came the March... read more July 11, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Toyota Prius

After 11 Years, Two-Millionth Hybrid Car Sold In United States

Sometime early last week, someone somewhere in the U.S. bought a hybrid car. And while we may never know exactly who that person was, the car was the 2-millionth... read more June 17, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

BREAKING: Chevrolet 2012 Volt $1,005 Cheaper, More Options

Want to buy a Chevrolet Volt but missed out on getting a 2011 model? Don’t worry. Next year’s car will offer more options and a lower sticker price, Chevrolet... read more June 10, 2011 by 11


 
2011 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid Concept live photos. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Ford Takes on Volt, Plug-in Prius With 2013 C-Max Energi

If you wanted a plug-in hybrid electric car a few years ago the only choices available were a handful of expensive third-party plug-in hybrid conversions or to build your... read more June 10, 2011 by 4


 
Ford Start Concept

Ford's Gas Mileage Goals Spawn 3-Cylinder Engine, New Hybrids

Smaller, more efficient engines that equal the power of larger, lazier ones are how automakers all over the world plan to raise fuel economy. Today Ford [NYSE:F] doubled down... read more June 2, 2011 by 9


 

 
 

 
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