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eBay Find: 1982 Lucas-Reliant Hybrid British Concept Car

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 Toyota, with its 1997 Prius (sold in the U.S. starting in 2000). But many concepts, development vehicles, one-offs, and other... read more

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Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0

Porsche Launches Version 2.0 Of Amazing 911 GT3 R Hybrid Racer

If at first you don't succeed ... make your race car better. That's the principle behind yesterday's launch of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0. It's the second iteration of... read more March 17, 2011 by  0


 
BYD e6 electric crossover, Electric Avenue, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

BYD Lines up Electric Car Dealers for Late 2011 U.S. Launch

Chinese battery firm turned automaker hit the news a couple of times last week for all the wrong reasons. But less than a week after the firm was the center of a major auto... read more March 17, 2011 by  4


 
Veritas RSIII Roadster plug-in hybrid. Photo by Translogic.

Green-Car Faceoff: Who's The World's Fastest Plug-In Hybrid?

We don't spend much time covering single-seat speed machines like the Veritas RSIII Roadster here on Green Car Reports. But the previously gasoline-centric performance car... read more March 9, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Porsche Cayman R

2011 Porsche Cayman R: Bringing Some Competition to the 911 Neighborhood

Diehard Porsche fans will never sway from the 911, it is the model to own if you were just going to buy one and one Porsche only. However, since the introduction of the... read more February 26, 2011 by  0


 
1900 Porsche Semper Vivus full hybrid recreated

Porsche Recreates The Original Hybrid Car, 111 Years Later

The name Porsche has traditionally been associated with fast, rear-engine sports cars, and more recently with fast heavy SUVs and fast heavy four-door luxury sedans. But it... read more February 24, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid

2012 Porsche Panamera S Hybrid Revealed Ahead Of Geneva Debut

It's no secret that Porsche has a new found love affair with vehicle electrification, having unveiled its first hybrid model ever last year, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne S... read more February 16, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Goes Electric with e-Boxster Test Mini Fleet

Ask most consumers to describe a Porsche and they’ll describe the classic Porsche Boxster: a rear-wheel drive, mid or rear-engined car designed for the driving... read more February 11, 2011 by  4


 
2011 Porsche 918 RSR Concept. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

World's Fastest (Or 2nd-Fastest?) Hybrid: Porsche 918 RSR

Possibly the most rapturously received vehicle at last week's Detroit Auto Show was the Porsche 918 RSR coupe, a hybrid race car that isn't even street-legal. And it's about... read more January 19, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid Gets...A Tax Break

All kinds of green cars are eligible for tax breaks, but the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid could be one of the most expensive vehicles ever to get the IRS' nod of approval. The... read more December 6, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder Los Angeles 2009

Porsche Looks At Hybrids For All Model Lines

Sports cars have always been a lifestyle vehicle; they are cars for people who like speed, agility and, in some cases, enough power to make even the most talented driver be... read more October 19, 2010 by  0


 
Audi R15 TDI, Peugeot 908 HDI, Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid at Petit Le Mans

Peugeot, Audi Diesels Lead Petit Le Mans, Porsche Hybrid Finishes Race

Endurance racing has more than its share of heartbreak. For Porsche Motorsport, this weekend's Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta provided sweet relief to a galling memory: Its... read more October 2, 2010 by  0


 
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Tuning Porsche's 911 GT3 R Hybrid Race Car: It's All Software

Road Atlanta -- Two days before the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid competes for the first time on U.S. soil, the head of its development team said the company plans further... read more October 1, 2010 by  0


 
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid in action

Why Are Luxury and Sports Brands Going Green? To Survive

It was so much easier just a few short years ago. Luxury cars wafted and sports machines roared, with nary a thought to gasoline consumed. Hybrids were for weenies, and... read more August 25, 2010 by  0


 
Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

Report: Production Porsche 918 Spyder Will Be More Powerful Than Concept

Who ever said green cars can’t be fun? You only have to look at the Tesla Roadster and upcoming hybrid and electric sports cars from Audi, Mercedes-Benz and BMW to see that... read more August 19, 2010 by  0


 
mercedes benz bicycle 007

Bicycles, Not Sports Cars: The New, Greener Mid-Life Crisis?

Could the high-end bicycle replace the sports-car as a green symbol of the mid-life crisis? It's possible. Ask any demographer about what's going on with 20- and... read more August 18, 2010 by  1


 

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