As you might have already gathered, the Volkswagen empire is rather big. Owning Volkswagen (obviously) and Audi and having a large stake in Porsche, they're one of the biggest and most profitable car companies on the planet. Two marques you don't see Stateside though that also play a big part in the Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG) are Skoda and SEAT. The Czech and Spanish companies handle the budget and youth-orientated sports models respectively in Europe, allowing VAG to fill virtually every market niche its possible to fill. So with Audi showing us e-Tron concepts and Volkswagen planning...
Paris Motor Show: Ford Confirms C-Max Hybrid And Plug-In Minivans
Since launching the Ford Escape Hybrid in 2004, Ford has confined sales of its hybrid-electric vehicles to North America. But that's about to change. In European markets, where up to 50 percent of new cars are fitted with high-efficiency diesel engines, Ford has focused its efforts over the last...John Voelcker
Paris Motor Show: Jaguar C-X75 Turbine-Electric Supercar Concept!
We don't use exclamation points all that often, but once in a while it's justified. In this case, the Jaguar C-X75 Concept supercar just unveiled at the 2010 Paris Motor Show deserves one. If not several: !!! Not only is it sleek, sexy, and stunningly beautiful (to our eyes, anyhow). It returns...John Voelcker
2015 Lotus Elite Coupe To Offer Flywheel Hybrid Option For V8
Add Lotus to the list of luxury and sports car makers offering hybrid models to raise fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. It won't be on the market until the "spring of 2014," says Lotus, but 10 days from now at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, it will introduce a concept for its...John Voelcker