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

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 unique 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car retired less than two hours before the checkered flag during May's 24 Hours of Nurburgring... read more

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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


 
Porsche Panamera S

Porsche Panamera S Hybrid Coming Next Year

It's no secret that Porsche has a new found love affair with vehicle electrification, having recently unveiled its first hybrid model ever, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid... read more July 28, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Porsche Plans Electric Boxster, Testing Begins 2011

Porsche have already stunned their sports car fans during the past decade by offering diesel and hybrid versions of their Cayenne sports utility vehicle. More recently... read more July 27, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Official: Porsche Confirms Electric Sports Car Development

Electricity and high-performance cars may or may not mix, depending on your frame of reference, but whether you're a Tesla fan or a Formula 1 devotee, it's easy to agree that... read more July 26, 2010 by  1


 
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid in action

Testing World's Fastest Hybrid Racer: Long 'Still Charged Up'

What's it like driving the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid, the world's fastest hybrid vehicle? Ask driver Patrick Long, and he'll tell you he's "still pretty charged up (forgive... read more July 21, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Jaguar XK Coupe

New Jaguar F-Type Sports Car Is Imminent

Rumors and drawings have been swirling over a potential new sports car from Jaguar for over 10 years now. The first concept of a Jaguar sports car came in the form of the... read more May 31, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

First Drive: 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

Performance hybrid systems don't have a record for being strong sellers. There's the Lexus GS 450h, and of course the Honda Accord Hybrid, which rather than focusing on high... read more May 20, 2010 by  4


 
Teaser for Louisiana's new VVC plant

Exclusive: VVC Reveals Its White Plastic V-Car, But No Photos

Just a month after being turned down for low-interest loans by the U.S. Department of Energy, the reclusive V-Vehicle Co. has shown a drivable prototype of its affordable... read more April 23, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Volkswagen New Compact Coupe Concept (2011 Volkswagen Jetta Coupe)

Volkswagen Will Dominate the World of Electric Cars. Got That?

Maybe it's just the translation. But auto writers often chuckle at announcements from German manufacturers that come across as just a touch bombastic. Latest case in point... read more March 3, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Lexus CT 200h

2010 Geneva Motor Show: New Green Production Cars

No, sadly, we're not at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, underway this week in Switzerland. But we've been keeping close tabs on the introductions via our colleagues throughout... read more March 2, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Porsche Cayenne

2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid: First Details of 28-MPG Crossover

After more than three years, Porsche has taken the wraps off its first-ever hybrid-electric vehicle, the 2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid. It's one of several models in a... read more February 25, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Volkswagen Touareg

2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid: First Official Details

Last week, Volkswagen unveiled the all-new 2011 Touareg sport utility vehicle, including its first-ever hybrid-electric powertrain. It has new and crisper styling that... read more February 16, 2010 by  2


 
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid

Porsche 911 Hybrid Test Car Uses Flywheel To Store Energy

Pretty much every manufacturer is now at least experimenting with hybrid cars. The bulk of them use a high-voltage battery pack to store and deliver energy to supplement a... read more February 13, 2010 by  1


 

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