Showing posts in the category of Hybrids

2016 Lexus CT 200h Gets New Chrome Grille, Optional Moonroof


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Lexus has given the CT 200h hybrid some subtle upgrades for the 2016 model year, including a new chrome surround grille and an optional moonroof, among other things.

VW Passat GTE Sedan And Estate Get New Photo Gallery


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Volkswagen has released new photos of the Passat GTE plug-in hybrid, which will arrive this autumn in European dealerships and later on this year in Asian markets.

U Spy Hyundai's Gasoline-Electric Hybrid Answer To The Prius


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While driving in Southern California last week, Carscoops reader Amar came across this camouflaged prototype.

Austrian Taxi Driver Covers 1 Million Kilometers In Toyota Prius Without Replacing The Batteries


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If you want to know how reliable a car model is, go ask a taxi driver who uses it to cover greater distances in much harsher conditions than the average private passenger car.

Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine Qualified For UK Plug-In Car Grant


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Volvo announced that the XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid model is now eligible for the UK’s Plug-In Car Grant scheme, thus making it more affordable to the interested buyers.

Mercedes-Benz Details All-New GLC Crossover In 88 Photos


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The Mercedes-Benz GLC is not just less rough around the edges than its predecessor, it’s also roomier.

Nissan Reportedly Bringing Qashqai, Rogue Hybrid To The US


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Nissan’s recent announcement about building 100,000 more Rogues a year in Japan starting in 2016 is now followed by a report that says significant changes are planned for the Rogue lineup in North America.

Giving A Toyota Prius Super-Stiff Suspension Is A Bad Idea


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You don’t really see many mildly modified Toyota Prius hybrids, because their standard drivetrain is very tricky to work on.

There is the option to throw it all away and just use conventional power, but can you go faster without doing that?

Shanghai Hotel Adds BMW i8 To Its Service Fleet


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The Peninsula Shanghai has become the world’s first five-star hotel to feature a BMW i8 in its fleet.

Here's Your 2016 Lexus ES Facelift, North America [49 Photos]


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You may have seen the updated 2016 Lexus ES at its world premiere in China this past April, but this is the North American-spec version for the USA and Canada.

360 Degree Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Track Video Right Here


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Watching a 360 degree video is still a novel experience but they ought to become more popular, particularly in motorsport. I mean, for getting a sense of actually being there, having the freedom to actually look around a video is adding a new twist on moving pictures.

All-New Toyota Sienta Compact Minivan Unveiled In Japan


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Toyota’s Japan-exclusive all-new Sienta minivan ditches the box-like shape of its predecessor for a sporty exterior design inspired by the shape of a trekking shoe.

Half Of New McLarens Will Go Hybrid By 2025


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McLaren CEO Mike Flewitt says he thinks half of the manufacturer’s range will be made up of hybrids within the next ten years, although the shift could come around even sooner than that.

All-New Toyota Prius: Alleged Official Pics And Information Leaked


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It’s not a great time to launch a hybrid vehicle given the current low fuel prices, but Toyota can’t postpone the all-new Prius any longer.

Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid No Longer Offered For 2016MY


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Nissan has quietly axed the Pathfinder Hybrid for the 2016 model year, only a year and a half after its market launch.

BMW Will Build This 2-Series Active Tourer PHEV [36 Photos]


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BMW has shown some of the drive technologies it’s working on during a driving event at the Miramas proving grounds in southern France. Besides the 5-Series GT and i8 prototypes fitted with hydrogen fuel cell powertrains, the automaker presented the prototype of a 2-Series Active Tourer with plug-in hybrid drive.

All-New Acura NSX Dresses As Pace Car For 2015 Pikes Peak


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It hasn’t arrived in dealerships yet but you can admire it at this weekend’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

The all-new Acura NSX will serve as the official pace car of the famous Race to the Clouds on June 28. Sporting a custom racing-inspired livery, the Acura NSX pace car will lead the field of 140 entrants to the top of the 14,110-foot (4,300-meter) Colorado mountain.

All-New Honda Civic Arriving Later This Year, Current Civic Hybrid & Natural Gas To Be Axed


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Honda will launch the 10th generation Civic later this year, according to the executive vice president of the company’s US division, John Mendel.

In order to prepare for the launch of the all-new model and to respond to consumer preferences, Honda will discontinue the current Civic Hybrid and Civic Natural Gas at the end of the 2015 model year, the executive added.

Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid Launched in Japan [38 Photos]


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The Subaru Impreza Sport Hybrid is the brand’s latest hybrid model, but it’s only available in Japan for the moment.

Facelifted Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Is More Efficient, Gets Increased Driving Range


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Mitsubishi has unveiled the facelifted Outlander in Japan in both regular and PHEV versions.