Hybrids

 
Polestar 1

Polestar 1 was originally a flagship Volvo coupe

Former Volvo tuner Polestar on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the aptly named Polestar 1, but if you’re thinking you've seen the design before, it’s because you have. Yes, the Polestar 1 is just a slightly massaged version of Volvo’s Concept Coupe which was presented at the 2013... read more

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2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

2018 Land Rover Range Rover Sport preview

Land Rover’s Range Rover Sport enters the 2018 model year with the most extensive updates since the current generation’s 2014 debut. The list includes subtle... read more October 4, 2017 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e

2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid first look

Land Rover’s Range Rover SUVs, for decades the image of inefficiency and excess, are being transformed into some of the cleanest vehicles on the road. Land Rover is... read more October 3, 2017 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

California could introduce its own ban on internal combustion engine cars

The state of California is, and has been, a staunch supporter of electric cars and tight regulations aimed at curbing car emissions in order to reduce pollution. Most of its... read more September 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Volvo S60 Polestar

Polestar marks end of Volvo era ahead of major October announcement

Volvo in-house tuner Polestar is about to be morphed into a standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars. Volvo announced the shakeup in June and at the time said... read more September 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi RS 7

Next Audi RS 7 to gain 700-horsepower hybrid variant

Hybrid technology hardly came from performance-oriented beginnings. After all, the first mass-market hybrids' sole goal was to improve fuel economy and curb emissions. While... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2018 Jaguar F-Type R

Next-gen Jaguar F-Type will be electrified

Jaguar Land Rover CEO Ralf Speth confirmed this month that every model from the automaker launched from 2020 will feature some form of electrification. That means even the... read more September 25, 2017 by


 
2020 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Next-gen Range Rover Evoque will offer plug-in hybrid option

Land Rover is working on a redesign for its Range Rover Evoque. The new compact SUV is expected in 2019 and should offer a plug-in hybrid option. The information was reported... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid (European spec)

Land Rover readying plug-in hybrid Range Rovers

Land Rover has already paired one of its diesel engines with an electric motor and battery pack to create a hybrid Range Rover. There's nothing too special about that model... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Toyota interested in building performance-oriented hybrids

Toyota wants to redefine how a hybrid can be perceived—well, maybe how its hybrids can be perceived. The Japanese automaker announced it will introduce a... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz S560e, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

2018 Mercedes-Benz S560e plug-in hybrid joins updated S-Class range

Mercedes-Benz has revealed its newest member of the 2018 S-Class family: the S560e plug-in hybrid. After revealing the updated S-Class range in April, Mercedes debuted the... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-AMG Project One concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

5 things you need to know about the Mercedes-AMG Project One

The closest thing to a homologation special we're likely to see out of Formula 1, the Mercedes-AMG Project One is one very special car. On the sidelines of the Frankfurt... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
BMW X7 iPerformance concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

BMW X7 concept previews new full-size, 3-row SUV

BMW’s a bit late to the full-size SUV party, but as they say, “better late than never.” The German automaker has used its home show, this week's 2017... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

China could be next to ban sale of cars powered solely by gas or diesel engines

China could soon join the United Kingdom and France in pledging to ban the sale of cars powered solely by an internal combustion engine. Unlike the U.K. and France which have... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Jaguar Land Rover the latest to commit to fully electrified lineup

Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to commit to a fully electrified lineup. CEO Ralf Speth made the announcement on Thursday at Jaguar Land Rover’s Tech Fest... read more September 7, 2017 by


 
Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept to bow at Frankfurt auto show

Toyota plans to occupy two ends of the SUV spectrum with its two global debuts at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker announced a new Land Cruiser for the European... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
 

 
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