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

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 pantheon as well, at least for the time being. Porsche agrees--at least in the case of the Cayenne. The diesel version may be... read more

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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  0

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  0

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

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


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