Showing posts in the category of Hybrids

RRS Hybrid Tows Airstream 2,500 Miles In Artic Weather Test [w/Video]


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After teaming up with Airstream, Land Rover had themselves a small yet productive Arctic Circle adventure, demonstrating the capabilities of the new Range Rover Sport Hybrid.

Magna Steyr to Unveil MILA Plus Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car Concept in Geneva


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Contract manufacturer Magna Steyr will unveil a plug-in hybrid sports car concept at the Geneva Motor Show called MILA Plus.

Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II Brings Design Changes, Updated Powertrain


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This year in Geneva Mitsubishi is offering a sequel to the Concept XR-PHEV unveiled at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. Unsurprisingly called Concept XR-PHEV II, the study is a small SUV powered by a new plug-in hybrid EV (PHEV) system.

Toyota Auris Gets a Fresh Face, New Engine Lineup for Geneva


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The Toyota Avensis is not the brand’s only model that gets a facelift for the Geneva Motor Show, with the automaker announcing a similar makeover for the Auris C-segment vehicle.

Chevrolet Says It Listened To Volt Owners When Designing New Model


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Chevrolet says the new 2016 Volt incorporates many improvements that were suggested by owners of the current generation model.

Man Fixes Camry's Hybrid Battery Pack Himself for $10; Toyota Wanted $4,456!


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Buying a second hand hybrid seems like a risky thing to do, with all those batteries just waiting to go bad… This is the story of imgur user scoodidabop who recently purchased a Toyota Camry Hybrid, without warranty.

BMW i8 Wears a Yellow Suit with Red Accents


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BMW's decision to restrict the i8 hybrid's color palette to just four options (white, silver, blue and grey), isn't really sitting well with their Abu Dhabi-based distributor.

Koenigsegg’s Regera Will Be a Hybrid Monster


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Koenigsegg kindly let us know that will launch a new model called the Regera in Geneva Motor Show a few days ago. Now the Swedish company released some more info on what to expect.

DS 5 Gets Mild Facelift, Ditches Citroën Name and Chevron


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Citroën’s luxury brand DS has updated its flagship model, the DS 5, which loses any reference to its parent company. The chevron that used to adorn the front end has been replaced by the DS logo placed on a redesigned grille, but that’s not the only change the DS 5 gets.

BMW Allegedly Looking To Target Tesla Model S With i5/i7 Saloon


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It's rumor mill time! And this time, it's about BMW expanding its 'i' range with 2018-bound Tesla Model S rivaling Plug-in Hybrid saloon - with a potential Frankfurt concept coming in September.

Ever Seen a Lime Green BMW i8 Before?


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We haven't seen one, which is why this new lime green-colored i8 parked on the dealership floor of BMW Abu Dhabi immediately caught our eye.

BMW M Division Not Quite Ready To Take Electric Path


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If you're going for building a hypercar nowadays, you better make sure it's a hybrid, just like the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari or the Porsche 918 Spyder. As for sports cars, it's a whole different story.

Mercedes-Benz Prices C350 e PHEV from €50,962 in Germany


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Mercedes-Benz has begun taking orders for the C350 e plug-in hybrid in Germany, with prices starting from €50,961.75 ($58,028) for the Saloon and €52,627.75 ($60,243) for the Estate (including VAT).

MINI Scooped Testing New Countryman Hybrid, Possibly a Plug-in Model


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Besides being Mini's first crossover and all-wheel drive model, the Countryman looks like it will also be the brand's first hybrid car.

Hot Blue MSO McLaren P1 is Dressed to Impress


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Let's go out on a limb and say that the McLaren P1 is the hottest car you can take on a date (photo shoot) in 2015. This is already our 3rd one this month and it also comes via MSO (McLaren Special Operations) - it's where the 'Hot Blue' paint job came from.

Chris Harris’ Full Take on the McLaren P1


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There’s not much left unsaid about the McLaren P1. If it’s not the most sophisticated car ever made, it surely is in the top five.

Chris Harris has recently uploaded a very detailed 28-minute video review of the McLaren P1, which also benefits from the presence of McLaren Automotive’s chief test driver Chris Goodwin.

Next Audi A4 Could Get Electrified e-Quattro AWD System


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According to a recent report, the next generation of Audi’s A4 sedan may feature a hybrid-integrated Quattro system. It will use two electric motors, one in the transmission case and one on the rear axle – the rear wheels will no longer be connected via prop shaft to the engine; they will be fully electrically-driven.

Volvo's Short Term Plan Features Plug-in Hybrids, EVs Also Possible


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After launching their XC90 T8 Plug-in Hybrid SUV, Volvo has definitely taken the fight to the likes of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi - while Lexus sits in the back of the class, nodding in disagreement.

BMW Warns That Cheap Gas Makes EVs Harder To Sell


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Evolution (regardless of field) is always a step by step process. A long process. The fact that Electric Vehicles could become harder to sell in markets where the price of gas is very low, should come as no surprise.

Future BMW 3-Series Could Help Start EV Revolution


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BMW is getting ready to re-engineer the way they build cars, focusing on developing all-wheel drive plug-in hybrids and possibly electric vehicles for their entire range in the future.