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

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 your car to a stop, and the engine will shut down. Press the gas again, and it re-ignites. It mirrors a technique used by... read more

June 29, 2011 by  - 1
 
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


 
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


 

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