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

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 pair of 1.7-liter single-cylinder engines powers a generator that flows electric power to a pair of front wheel motors, each... read more

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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


 
Bosch EV powertrain

Bosch Commits To EV Powertrain Development

Following the successful launch of Bosch’s parallel full-hybrid technology (in models such as the Volkswagen Touareg and Porsche Cayenne S), the key international... read more August 4, 2010 by  1


 
Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

Porsche 918 Spyder, World's Fastest, Priciest Hybrid, OKed For Production

Toss everything you thought you knew about hybrid-electric vehicles out the window. Porsche has just green-lighted production of a car that will shake preconceptions about... read more July 28, 2010 by  1


 
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