Ferrari 599 HY-KERS Concept
There was a time when hybrid drivetrains were only used in ultra-green cars like the venerable Toyota Prius. In recent years however, even automakers like Ferrari have embraced the concept of hybrid drivetrains in an attempt to build cars that satisfy ever-tougher emissions and gas-mileage regulations without sacrificing performance. Last week, Ferrari’s latest two-motor hybrid patents were revealed online. Now the automaker has officially unveiled its V12 HY-KERS system to the world at the 2012 Beijing Auto Show, which it hopes will power the 2013 successor to the Enzo. Based on a...
2010 Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Concepts Roundup
Yesterday we covered the new green production cars at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, now underway in snowy Switzerland. Today, we get to cover the cooler, sexier side of the show: concept cars! So, here's our roundup of notable green and advanced-technology concept cars at Geneva. Audi A1 e-tron...John Voelcker