Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

Porsche 918 Spyder Gets Official Production Greenlight

After re-drawing the landscape of what a hybrid performance car can be at this year's Geneva Motor Show, the Porsche 918 Spyder Concept was already under consideration for production by the Beijing Auto Show. Today, it officially got the nod from Porsche's board. It will be built. Porsche had put a... read more

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MINI Clubman S Hybrid spy shots

Spy Shots: MINI Clubman S Hybrid

MINI must have some moderately evil geniuses in their skunkworks, as this MINI Clubman S Hybrid is the second prototype spotted since April. The last one was a... read more July 8, 2010 by 

Green BMW sports car based on Vision EfficientDynamics Concept rendering

Report: BMW Working On M8 Hybrid Supercar Inspired By Vision Concept

There's an arms race afoot among the major luxury carmakers, and it's all about power--electric power. Audi is prepping the e-tron, Mercedes-Benz has OK'd the SLS AMG... read more June 29, 2010 by 

2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

2011 Porsche Cayenne Going To China With Supercharged V-6

Porsche is planning to sell its redesigned 2011 Cayenne SUV in China with an entirely different, more modern base V-6 engine than the Cayenne gets in the U.S. and elsewhere... read more June 29, 2010 by 

2010 Lexus HS 250h

Lexus Planning Recall Of 2010 HS 250h For Potential Post-Crash Fuel Leak

Gasoline. Even for hybrids, it's the nectar of life. But in a crash, it can become your worst enemy--which is why the Department of Transportation has standards for how much... read more June 28, 2010 by 

2009 Mazda MX-5 Superlight Concept

Next Mazda MX-5 To Go Rotary Hybrid? Maybe. But Probably Not.

There are often reports and rumors that circle the web, feeding off hopes, dreams, and the endless Ouroboros cycle of news, fan forums, and enthusiast sites. Some make the... read more June 16, 2010 by 

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Hits 41 MPG, Claims Greenest Luxury Sedan Title

While Lincoln's MKZ Hybrid may not peg all the gauges when it comes to luxury and styling, it does max out the mpg needle, hitting 41 mpg city/36 mpg highway in EPA testing... read more June 16, 2010 by 

2010 Ferrari 599 HY-KERS Concept

Ferrari V-12s Are Safe From Eco Wars, Thanks To...Hybrids?

It's weird to think of hybrids as advancing, rather than putting an end to, high cylinder-count, big power engines. But that's exactly what's happening at Ferrari according... read more May 21, 2010 by 

BMW Planning Z Spyder Stradale As Successor To Z8?

BMW Planning Z Spyder Stradale As Successor To Z8?

The "halo car." It's a term that gets thrown around almost as much as "supercar"--to the point that it has lost a lot of its meaning. But BMW may be looking to breathe some... read more May 20, 2010 by 

2011 Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid

2011 Porsche Cayenne Priced From $46,700

Love it or hate it, the Cayenne is here to stay. The latest iteration of the shared VW Group SUV platform to wear Porsche badges is lighter, sleeker, and a bit less expensive... read more May 19, 2010 by 

2010 Lexus LS 600h L

Lexus LS Recall: This Time It's The Steering

It's no fun to kick someone while they're down, but the hits just keep coming for Toyota/Lexus. The latest round of vehicle defects that could have a serious impact on your... read more May 19, 2010 by 

2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

BMW CEO Reithofer Confirms 3-Series Hybrid In The Works

Luxury and hybrid is a common combination these days, and it's soon to become much more common. While the likes of the BMW X6 ActiveHybrid, ActiveHybrid 7, Mercedes-Benz S400... read more May 18, 2010 by 

2009 Jaguar XJ Limo-Green Concept leak

More Details On Jaguar's Hybrid Moves--Could Be As Early As 2013

The luxury green legion is soon to grow one larger, as the culmination Jaguar's efforts to develop hybrid drive systems is nearing fruition. Having worked on projects like... read more May 17, 2010 by 

2011 Lexus CT200h

Interactive 2011 Lexus CT200h 'Dark Ride' Movie Launched

We've been perplexed by Lexus' "dark side of green" motif for the 2011 CT 200h ever since it was unveiled at the New York Auto Show this year, and even after getting a look... read more May 14, 2010 by 

2010 Lexus HS 250h

Surprise, Surprise: 2010 Lexus HS 250h Not Selling So Well

We've been curious as to what exactly Lexus was thinking ever since we first saw the 2010 Lexus HS 250h, and drive reports, like those from our own John Voelcker at... read more May 5, 2010 by 

Automotive X PRIZE Aptera 2e

Video: Track Testing Reveals Weaknesses In Automotive X PRIZE Cars

Super-streamlined, often three-wheeled and impeccably green, the cars battling it out at Michigan International Speedway for the Automotive X PRIZE win are chock full of... read more May 4, 2010 by 


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