Hybrids

 
Acura NSX Sport Hybrid powertrain shown at global Honda Meeting event, Nov 2013

2016 Acura NSX To Feature Longitudinal, Twin-Turbo V-6

Up until now, Acura has said its second-generation NSX sports car will feature a sophisticated through-the-road hybrid all-wheel-drive system consisting of a trio of electric motors and a 3.5-liter V-6 paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. At an event preceding the 2013 Tokyo Motor... read more

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2014 Lexus CT 200h

2014 Lexus CT 200h Gets The Spindle Grille

Coinciding with auto shows taking place in Los Angeles and Tokyo next week will be yet another event, China’s Guangzhou Auto Show, whose doors open on November 21. One... read more November 11, 2013 by


 
2014 Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Gets Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition

While some are wondering what, exactly, the Cadillac ELR's competitive set might be, others are just wondering what colors they can get. For those wishing there were a "white... read more November 8, 2013 by


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

How The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Drives Without A Transmission

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid doesn't have a transmission, so how does it work? The Accord Hybrid eschews every form of conventional automatic transmission--from dual-clutch... read more October 8, 2013 by


 
Volvo Concept Coupe, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volvo Concept Coupe Could See Limited Production: Report

Easily one of the most classically beautiful cars on display at this year's Frankfurt auto show, the Volvo Concept Coupe may see a limited production run, according to a new... read more September 25, 2013 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Capable Of Faster Nürburgring-Nordschleife Lap?

With a blistering 6:57 lap of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife already under its belt, Porsche's 918 Spyder may be capable of still faster laps, says the driver who clocked... read more September 17, 2013 by


 
2013 Toyota TS030 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

Toyota TS030 Hybrid To Make U.S. Debut At Circuit Of The Americas This Weekend

The American Le Mans Series will host the fifth round of the World Endurance Championship at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend, and among the... read more September 16, 2013 by


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

See & Hear The BMW i8 At Full Throttle: Video

The BMW i8 was finally revealed in full production guise at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show, but so far, video of the hybrid sports car in action has been relatively... read more September 16, 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


 
2014 Porsche Panamera first drive

2014 Porsche Panamera S, 4S, & S E-Hybrid: First Drive

Time travel is, perhaps unexpectedly, enlightening. Reading of the conditions and actors of the past provides only a dusty image, rendered in grayscale; dunking oneself fully... read more July 2, 2013 by


 
2014 Infiniti Q50

2014 Infiniti Q50 Priced From $37,605

Infiniti’s new Q50, the replacement for the G37 and the first of the Japanese automaker’s models to use its new naming strategy, will hit showrooms in July priced... read more June 26, 2013 by


 
2013 Land Rover Range Rover

U.S. To Receive Diesel-Electric Land Rover Hybrids: Report

Land Rover will unveil diesel-electric hybrid versions of its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show in September, and while it was previously... read more June 11, 2013 by


 
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder production-spec prototype

Porsche 918 Spyder Hasn't Sold Out Yet

Many of the world's top boutique or extreme supercars are pre-sold for their entire run--sometimes even before they're announced to the public. But unlike the dozens or few... read more May 30, 2013 by


 
Volvo S60 KERS Engineering Prototype

Driving Volvo's KERS Flywheel Hybrid Prototype: What It's Like

Sure, hybrids don't have the greatest reputation for driving appeal. But would you feel better about saving gasoline if you knew that the hybrid system in your car used... read more May 17, 2013 by


 
Acura NSX II concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Acura NSX Chief Engineer Talks Performance, Ohio Production

Performance cars are about to enter a new era, one destined to be dominated by vehicle electrification, and in typical fashion it is the world of motorsport where the... read more May 14, 2013 by


 
Volvo flywheel Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS)

Volvo Completes Tests Of Flywheel KERS, Confirms Fuel Savings Of 25 Percent

About two years ago we told you that Volvo was about to commence testing of an innovative flywheel-based kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), not in motorsport but in the... read more April 25, 2013 by


 
 

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