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Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Prototype: Factory Testing Update

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Prototype: Factory Testing Update

Back in the late 1990s, Volkswagen embarked upon the development of its first "three liter" car. That number didn't refer to engine capacity, but a European fuel measurement of three liters per 100 kilometers--or 78 miles per gallon. That car was the Volkswagen Lupo 3L, a high-tech, lightweight... read more

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2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid live photos

52 MPG At 70 MPH? No, Not In A Prius--In A Porsche Panamera

Steady-speed highway cruising doesn't actually take that much energy compared to accelerating up to, say, 70 mph in the first place. The really hard part is getting... read more March 29, 2012 by  66


 
2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid live photos

Plug-In Hybrid Porsche Panamera To Appear In 2014?

The past decade or so has been a tough one for Porsche purists to take. From a range that comprised just the enduring 911 and the Boxster, we've since seen dubiously-styled... read more March 19, 2012 by  4


 
diesel badge on 2011 Porsche Cayenne (euro spec)

Porsche Cayenne Diesel To Arrive In U.S. Second Half Of 2012

Hybrids, electrics, and various permutations in between get a lot of the attention when it comes to greener driving, but the dino-burning diesel deserves its place in the... read more December 5, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid road test, Catskill Mountains, NY, August 2011

2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid: Drive Review

Very few people think of Porsches and trailer hitches in the same sentence. We didn't, until a recent weekend, but our Porsche had one. It also had all-wheel-drive and ground... read more September 7, 2011 by  1


 
Toyota electric race car prototype live photos - Copyright High Gear Media

Toyota Sets New Electric Car Lap Record At Nürburgring Nordschleife

Toyota has just announced that it has just set a new electric car lap record on the 12.93 mile Nürburgring Nodschleife race track in Germany, beating the previous record... read more August 30, 2011 by  5


 
2012 Mazda3 SkyActiv 2.0

Fuel-Saving Mazda i-Stop Stalled In U.S. Because Of EPA Tests

Over several years, Mazda's i-Stop engine start-stop feature has helped owners in other markets to save on their fuel budget—and it's helped commuters in some of the... read more August 5, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Honda Insight

Half Of 2016 Cars To Have Gas-Saving Start-Stop Systems, Supplier Says

Chances are, you don't own a car with start-stop technology. But you will. For the uninitiated, start-stop is a simple concept: lift your foot from the accelerator and roll... read more June 29, 2011 by  1


 
Porsche Boxster E electric car prototype

Porsche Boxster E Electric Sports Car A Hit At 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum

The Michelin Challenge Bibendum is an annual event run by the French tire company aimed at promoting the development of sustainable mobility. At this year’s event in... read more May 24, 2011 by  3


 
Porsche Boxster E electric prototype

Porsche Wants High-Performance Electric Cars, Testing Plug-In Panamera

Porsche recently took the wraps off its second hybrid model, the new 2012 Panamera S Hybrid, as well as confirming development of an electric sports car and the announcement... read more May 23, 2011 by  10


 
Porsche Boxster E electric prototype

Porsche Boxster E: Dipping a Toe In the Electric Sports Car Arena

When we look towards the future what do we see? Well, it might not be the flying cars of the “Jetson’s” or “Back to the Future II,” but it... read more May 10, 2011 by 


 
Porsche Panamera Diesel

Porsche Panamera Diesel: The High-MPG Porsche You Can't Have

Introduced for 2010, the Porsche Panamera horrified purists but lured buyers all over the world. It was Porsche's first-ever four-door sedan, built in part for the burgeoning... read more May 2, 2011 by  2


 
Experimental Lucas hybrid-electric car, developed in the 1980s

eBay Find: 1982 Lucas-Reliant Hybrid British Concept Car

The history of the auto industry is littered with the carcasses of the cars and companies that didn't make it. Modern hybrid-electric vehicles were first commercialized by... read more April 27, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid launch, New York Auto Show, April 2011

2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid: 2011 New York Auto Show Live Photos

We first saw it at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show but this time it’s making its North American debut, where else but at this week’s 2011 New York Auto Show... read more April 21, 2011 by  2


 
Porsche's re-created 1900 Semper Vivus hybrid drives across the floor at media event, April 2011

2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid With 111-Year-Old Ancestor (VIDEO)

Did you hear? Last night, Porsche showed a series hybrid vehicle (analagous to the Chevy Volt) with a radically different design from any of its latest line of hybrids. Its... read more April 20, 2011 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar

Winner: $845K Porsche 918 Spyder Is Now World's Priciest Hybrid Car

We’ve known for some time that Porsche’s 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid concept from the 2010 Geneva Motor Show would eventually enter production but today, more than... read more March 21, 2011 by  1


 
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