Showing posts in the category of Hybrids

Toyota Aims To Become Biggest Hybrid Brand In Europe


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With sales of petrol-electric models accounting for as much as 30% of the company's total sales in western Europe, Toyota is looking to build on that momentum and secure their position as the continent's no1 petrol-electric hybrid brand.

Lexus Could Kill The CT200h, Replace It With New Hybrid Crossover


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Lexus' compact hybrid never really took off, ever since it was introduced in 2010, and with sales sitting at around 10,000 units per year, the compact hybrid is close to ending its life cycle - and might not get a successor.

At Last, BMW Offers Individual Colors For The i8...In The UK


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When BMW launched the i8 in 2014, they excluded the sports car from their Individual paint program, but now, they're making it possible to order the hybrid model with a number of special colors, at least in the UK. The German carmaker didn't say if and when they're going to offer these special color options in other markets.

This Custom Lava Red BMW i8 Is Dripping Hot


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If you're wondering why you've never heard about this color, it's probably because 'Lava Red' only happens to be available through BMW's Abu Dhabi dealership - or at least that's what they claim. Earlier this year, BMW itself had released a similar color for the i8 called "Proton Red" for a special limited edition.

Acura RLX Hybrid Picked As Their Second-Gen Autonomous Test Car


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Waving goodbye to the large spinning Lidar sensor, Acura's latest automated development vehicle has been introduced in California.

Toyota Hybrid Sales Surpassed 9 Million Mark


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Ever since the Coaster Hybrid EV was launched in August 1997 and the first-gen Prius debuted in December of the same year, Toyota managed to sell 9,014 million hybrid vehicles, worldwide.

This Is Uber's First Self-Driving Car, Which, You Know, Eliminates The Need For Drivers..


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A hybrid Ford Fusion, equipped with self-driving technology, is paving the road for Uber's future fleet of autonomous vehicles.

Facelifted BMW i8 Coming In 2017 With More Power, Increased Range


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Upgrades performed to the "i" family will continue beyond the revised i3, as BMW plans to introduce a facelifted version of the i8 late next year.

2017 BMW i3 Offers Nearly 50 Percent Longer Range


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BMW has introduced a series of upgrades for the i3, including a more powerful battery and cosmetic revisions.

Range Rover Convertible At Her Majesty's Birthday Service [w/Video]


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Credited for being the only modern Range Rover to go topless, the Evoque isn’t part of Her Majesty's fleet

VW T-Prime Concept GTE Previews New Full-Size SUV


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Volkswagen is going full speed ahead with plans to grow its SUV and crossover portfolio presenting a new concept in China named the T-Prime GTE, which will inspire a full-size model sitting atop the Touareg.

Mercedes Close To Greenlighting New Mid-Engined Supercar


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Mercedes is considering the addition of a second stand-alone AMG model to sit above the GT coupe in their range.

New Toyota Prius Tech Adds Towing Capacity


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With a maximum towing capacity of 725 kg (1,598 lbs), the new-gen Prius has been engineered to tow a trailer or light caravan, for the first time in its 19-year history.

First Drive: The Audi A3 e-tron And The Double-Edged Sword Of Normalcy


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There must be something wrong with being different, otherwise the Audi A3 e-tron would have “electric” written all over it.

2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Is More Powerful, Has More Tech


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Honda has announced a series of upgrades for the 2017 Accord Hybrid, which will go on sale across the US this spring.

Wald’s 2016 Toyota Prius Is A Sheep In Wolf’s Clothing


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Development of Wald International’s ‘Sports Line’ tuning package for the fourth-gen Toyota Prius that we first heard back in February this year continues with the Japanese tuner releasing a new render and photos from the building stage.

Buick LaCrosse Hybrid Electric Posts 50 MPG Figure


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The Buick LaCrosse family has welcomed a new member that, like the Avista Concept before it, was revealed in China.

New Toyota Prius Awarded 5 Stars From Euro NCAP


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The fourth generation of Toyota's pioneering "green" family car has been awarded with a 5-star safety rating by Euro NCAP, following a Top Safety Pick Plus received from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

Siemens And Valeo Launch New Venture To Produce Electric Motors


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The two companies are teaming up to start manufacturing high-voltage electric motors for both purely electric and hybrids cars.

Volvo's XC90 T8 Takes Advantage Of Other Cars In New Highway Robbery Spot


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In Volvo's new 'Highway Robbery' campaign, the XC90 T8 hybrid SUV is out to prove that as the company's most powerful ever model, it's not afraid to get its charge on wherever and however it can.