At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Land Rover unveiled its first ever plug-in hybrid concept vehicle, the Land Rover Range_e Diesel Plug-in Hybrid. Then in October last year -- purely by chance -- we bumped into one of Land Rover’s five engineering test Range_e prototypes in a shopping mall parking lot the weekend before it was due to take part in the annual RAC Green Car Challenge from Brighton to London, U.K. Like the rest of the automotive press however, we had to wait until last Friday to get behind the wheel at a special Land Rover Jaguar joint press day. Regular Range Rover Sport --...
Range Rover Plug-In Diesel Hybrid Prototype: Exclusive Photos!
Sometimes, the staff of Green Car Reports has to travel hundreds, even thousands, of miles to bring you first drive reports, auto show highlights and exclusive green-car coverage. Other times, we just have to visit the local shopping mall. That's where we took these exclusive photographs of a...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Land Rover’s First Hybrid Coming In 2013, Plug-In Hybrid One Year Later
Land Rover’s ongoing pledge to become more environmentally friendly is starting to result in some interesting developments, with the automaker’s brand director recently confirming the launch of the first Land Rover hybrid in 2013. Speaking with Inside Line, Land Rover’s John...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Green Car Roundup: 2011 Geneva Motor Show - Concept Cars
If you're in the States, you may be just starting your day. But in Switzerland, the flurry of activity during the first media day at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show is at its peak. With record numbers of concept and production-car launches, our team is shooting photos and posting details as fast as they...John Voelcker
Hybrid Range Rover Sport Coming In 2013, Previewed By New Range_e
Land Rovers have long been the definition of gas-guzzling SUVs that environmentalists love to hate--that may all be about to change, however. With the development of a hybrid vehicle, the automaker stands a good chance of becoming one of the greenest companies around. Land Rover’s pledge to...Viknesh Vijayenthiran