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2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition

New Nissan GT-R To Feature Williams Hybrid Tech: Report

Last month reports emerged claiming Nissan’s next GT-R, the R36, would be introduced as early as the 2016 model year and that it would likely come with some form of vehicle electrification in order to boost its performance while also cutting back on emissions and fuel consumption. In fact, a... read more

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2014 BMW i3, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW i3 Begins Production, Carbon Process Plays Key Role

Carbon fiber is nothing new to the upper end of the high-performance car world, whether from OEMs or from the aftermarket. It's old hat in racing. But in mass-market... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S on the dyno with Autocar

Tesla Model S Cranks Out 428 Horses At The Wheels: Video

The Tesla Model S is an undeniably quick car, especially considering its considerable weight. But just how much power does the world's only real electric car produce? A lot... read more September 17, 2013 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder online configurator

Build Your Dream Porsche 918 Spyder With Official Configurator

The dust hasn’t even settled on the floors of the Frankfurt Auto Show where the Porsche 918 Spyder just made its world debut, but already a configurator for the car has... read more September 16, 2013 by 


 
2014 Scion FR-S

Development Of Hybrid Scion FR-S Reaches ‘Advanced’ Stage: Report

About a year ago we first heard that Toyota was seriously considering installing some type of hybrid technology in its Scion FR-S, a GT 86 for those readers outside the U.S... read more September 16, 2013 by 


 
Lord Drayson and the B12 69/EV Le Mans prototype

Drayson Racing Aims To Beat Own Electric Car Record: Video

Back in June, Drayson Racing, led by former British science minister and avid racer Lord Paul Drayson, set a new record using an electric version of a race car originally... read more September 16, 2013 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 Mercedes-Benz S500 Plug-In Hybrid Live Photos And Video From Frankfurt

A full-sized luxury sedan capable of sub-6.0 second runs to 60 mph and fuel economy of 70 mpg or better may seem a little farfetched but it’s a promise Mercedes-Benz... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i3, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 BMW i3 Live Photos: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

The BMW i3 has made its official debut at the Frankfurt Auto Show and is due in showrooms early next year, priced from $42,275 including destination. As expected, it closely... read more September 13, 2013 by 


 
Toyota Yaris Hybrid-R concept, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Yaris Hybrid-R Live Photos And Video From The 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

At the Frankfurt Auto Show this week, Toyota presented a new concept based on its Yaris hatchback that leverages the automaker’s hybrid technology developed for its... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

First Formal Offer For Fisker Submitted To DOE: Report

A few weeks ago it was revealed that an investor group in Germany was interested in acquiring Fisker for the lowly sum of $25 million, with the intention to start limited... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Hybrid Range Rover And Range Rover Sport: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Land Rover unveiled new diesel-electric hybrid versions of its latest Range Rover and Range Rover Sport SUVs at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show this week. Unfortunately, neither... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
Ted Klaus

2015 Acura NSX Chief Engineer Answers Fan Questions: Video

Acura’s latest concept previewing its new NSX sports car made its European debut this week at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, and on hand to present the concept and talk... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E Electric Racer At Frankfurt

The world’s first sanctioned electric car race is now just one year away and at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week we got our first look at the car that will be... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
Porsche 918 Spyder

Watch The Porsche 918 Spyder’s Record Nürburgring Run: Video

The Porsche 918 Spyder deserves the credit for forging the hybrid supercar territory trodden by the likes of Ferrari and McLaren, even if the car's venture to market has been... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
BMW Concept X5 eDrive, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

BMW Concept X5 eDrive Live Photos: 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Crossovers and sport utilities are now an established part of luxury-car lineups--even Jaguar showed a crossover concept--and hybrids are all the range these days. So why not... read more September 10, 2013 by 


 
2014 Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car

Formula E’s New Electric Race Car Is The Spark-Renault SRT_01E

The new, all-electric race car that will compete in the first season of the Formula E Championship has been revealed today at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The car’s... read more September 10, 2013 by 


 
 

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