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Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R concept, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Toyota Gives Details On Yaris Hybrid-R Concept’s Powertrain

At the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show on September 10, Toyota will present a new concept car based on its Yaris hatchback that leverages the automaker’s hybrid technology developed for its TS030 Hybrid Le Mans prototype. We’ve already had our first look at the concept, dubbed the Toyota Yaris... read more

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R-Hybrid logo from Nissan trademark application

Nissan Applies For ‘R-Hybrid’ Trademark

Car and Driver has managed to get its hands on a trademark application for a new logo from Nissan, which contains “Pure Drive” and “R-Hybrid” labels... read more August 27, 2013 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Isn't A Luxury Car, So Stop Comparing It To Them

We love it, and we love to hate its marketing almost as much as we despise the overzealous, often ignorant coverage in the press. First, Tesla insists on listing prices with... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Eying Asian Production On Back Of Strong Expected Demand For Gen 3 Sedan

Tesla Motors has made no secret of its plans to move into the Asian market, and the company now says manufacturing plants in both Europe and Asia are on the cards. It's part... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma Sunset convertible concept

German Group Offers $25 Million For Fisker: Report

Despite it being close to a year since Fisker last made a car, the company is yet to announce bankruptcy and remains confident a new investor or even a potential buyer can be... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin range

NEVS Close To Restarting Saab Production

With NEVS’ acquisition of Saab and some of the bankrupt automaker’s remaining assets complete, the consortium, made up of Chinese and Japanese interests, is now... read more August 22, 2013 by 


 
BMW Concept X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid

BMW Concept X5 eDrive Tries To Put The SAV On The Plug-In Hybrid Map

Hybrids, even plug-ins, can be fun these days. But can they also be useful for more than ripping off righteous 'Ring laps and waddling back and forth from the grocery store?... read more August 21, 2013 by 


 
LaFerrari supercar

Ferrari Chairman Says More Hybrids Coming, But Never Electric Cars

Hybrids, for a long time, were synonymous with everything that isn't fun about driving--commutes, traffic, gas mileage, and penny pinching. Lately, they've taken on a new... read more August 21, 2013 by 


 
Opel Monza concept

Opel Monza Concept Revealed Ahead Of Frankfurt Debut: Video

Opel’s new Monza concept, set for a debut at next month’s 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, looks more like a shooting brake than a traditional coupe. The concept... read more August 21, 2013 by 


 
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid (European spec)

Range Rover Hybrid And Range Rover Sport Hybrid Revealed

Land Rover is launching its first-ever hybrid models in the form of the new Range Rover Hybrid and Range Rover Sport Hybrid, which make their world debut next month at the... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

Tesla Model S Rated As Safest Car On Sale By NHTSA

The Tesla Model S electric sedan isn't just receiving awards from all quarters--it's also incredibly safe should the worst occur. Just how safe has come to light in extra... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid: 0-60 In 5.5 Seconds And 78 MPG

Mercedes-Benz first hinted at the launch of an S-Class with plug-in hybrid capability as far back as 2009 when it unveiled the Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid concept. Here was a... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R concept, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R Concept Revealed, Comes With TMG-Tuned Engine

Toyota’s new Yaris Hybrid-R concept car has been revealed ahead of its debut next month at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The concept was developed to showcase... read more August 19, 2013 by 


 
2012 Renault Fluence ZE electric car, powered by Better Place in Israel [photo: Brian of London]

U.K. Political Party Wants Ban On Non-Hybrid Gas And Diesel Cars By 2040

One of Great Britain's major political parties says it wants to see diesel-powered and non-hybrid gasoline-powered passenger cars banned from British roads by 2040. The... read more August 12, 2013 by 


 
Formula E electric race car

Fox Sports Acquires Broadcast Rights For Formula E

Fox Sports has signed a multi-year deal with organizers of the Formula E Championship for broadcast rights of the new electric car racing series. The deal includes broadcast... read more August 12, 2013 by 


 
2015 BMW i8 prototype

BMW Sees U.S. As Top Market For 2015 i8

It was four years ago at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show that we first saw BMW roll out its Vision EfficientDynamics concept and announce its commitment to launching an advanced... read more August 11, 2013 by 


 
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