2011 Honda CR-Z

Video: 2011 Honda CR-Z Engineer Talks Handling And Performance

With the 2011 CR-Z, Honda is aiming to inject some real handling and sportiness into the hybrid marketplace--an element it's definitely lacking. In this video the CR-Z's chief chassis dynamics engineer, Terukazu Torikai, talks about how Honda developed the car's handling and performance. Using... read more

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Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept

2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2012 Cadillac XTS Live Gallery

The studio shots and core information on the 2012 Cadillac XTS have been out since midnight, but there's only so much one can glean about the presence of a car from the... read more January 12, 2010 by 

Detroit Auto Show: Volkswagen New Compact Coupe (NCC) concept

Volkswagen: No Plans To Build Jetta Coupe

Contrary to what we’ve heard recently from other sources—which might, admittedly, have been building on rumor—Volkswagen currently has no plans to build a Jetta... read more January 11, 2010 by 

2011 Honda CR-Z

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Sporty 2011 Honda CR-Z Hybrid

With internals borrowed largely from the Honda Insight, the 2011 Honda CR-Z is one of the first takes on a sporty hybrid, and one Honda hopes will bring an element of fun and... read more January 11, 2010 by 

Toyota FT-CH hybrid concept car, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Toyota FT-CH Compact Hybrid Concept

The new Prius has only been out for a few months, but already Toyota is previewing concepts of what looks like another body style for the Prius platform. That could make the... read more January 11, 2010 by 

Cadillac Converj Concept

Cadillac Converj Cleared For Production, Says Lutz

One of the most exciting cars from last year’s Detroit Auto Show was the Cadillac Converj concept, which General Motors used to showcase its plug-in hybrid technology... read more January 10, 2010 by 

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

Report: Porsche CEO Says No Hybrid Sports Cars

It's no secret that hybrids are a snooze-fest for the curve junkie, and accordingly Porsche CEO Michael Macht has no need for them, according to the latest report. The news... read more January 7, 2010 by 

Johan de Nysschen

Audi U.S. CEO De Nysschen: U.S. Government 'In Love' With EVs

Audi of America's CEO Johan de Nysschen is not known for mincing words, infamously calling the 2011 Chevrolet Volt "a car for idiots" just a few months ago. It seems the... read more December 14, 2009 by 

2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

BMW Announces Price Rise For 2010 Lineup

Another year, another price rise, this time, for BMW's 2010 range of vehicles. The price rise is tiny, however, at just 0.4% per vehicle, plus a $50 addition to the... read more December 14, 2009 by 

Denmark Crown Prince Frederik and Fisker Karma

Danish Prince Drives 2010 Fisker Karma At Copenhagen Greenhouse Summit

In a move that'd make the Volt's first-drive team proud, Denmark's Crown Prince HRH Fredrik is the first outsider to drive the 2010 Fisker Karma series plug-in hybrid. The... read more December 14, 2009 by 

Denmark Crown Prince Frederik and Fisker Karma

Copenhagen Summit Turns Us Green With Envy Over Fisker Karma

Virtually the whole auto-journalist demimonde is waiting for a chance to drive the 2010 Fisker Karma. And ultimately, we knew we'd be second or third down the VIP... read more December 14, 2009 by 

2011 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid

2010 BMW ActiveHybrid X6 Preview

Unlike the mainstream market where hybrid technology is used to maximize fuel efficiency, luxury automakers have employed hybrid systems as a way to maintain or improve... read more November 18, 2009 by 

toyota hybrid x concept 003

New Details On Hybrid Prius Wagon/SUV, Prius Family

We've been covering the development of a new family of hybrids under the Prius umbrella at Toyota for several years now, and while it's still not official, a new report out... read more November 13, 2009 by 

2009 Fisker Karma

Santa Monica Fisker Dealer Opening A Hit

Fisker's Karma plug-in hybrid has already won flocks of followers thanks to its stunning looks and powerful stat sheet, so it should be no surprise that the opening of the... read more November 6, 2009 by 

2010 Lexus ES 350

NHTSA: Toyota Floor Mat Statement 'Inaccurate And Misleading'

This past Monday Toyota released a statement denying any finding of fault on Toyota's part or any defect in its cars in relation to the deadly floor mat safety advisory... read more November 5, 2009 by 

2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz Planning New R&D Center: U.S.-Built Diesel Hybrids On The Way?

With the U.S. sales debut of the 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid just behind it, Mercedes is now looking to the future of its American alternative powertrain vehicles, and one... read more October 28, 2009 by 


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