kinetic energy recovery system (KERS)

Volvo S60 KERS Hybrid Prototype: Brief First Drive

Volvo S60 KERS Hybrid Prototype: Brief First Drive

Can you really improve fuel economy and performance just by taking a production car with a turbocharged 5-cylinder engine and adding Formula 1 race technology? To find out, we headed to Volvo headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden to test-drive a top-secret prototype Volvo has been testing for the past... read more

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Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Concept

A Formula 1 Nissan Leaf Electric Car? Well, Not Quite: Rumor

A little over two months ago Nissan made the announcement that its upmarket Infiniti division would become the title automotive sponsor of the championship-leading Formula 1... read more May 25, 2011 by 1

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



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