Plug-In Hybrids

 
Via Motors XTRUX 800-hp electric pickup live photos, 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Via Motors Shows Its 800 Horsepower, 100 MPGe XTRUX Pickup: Live Photos

When it comes to range-extended electric vehicles, the concept of delivering fuel economy up to 100 miles per gallon equivalent isn’t all that foreign; after all, the 2013 Chevrolet Volt delivers 98 MPGe. What the Volt and other range-extended electric vehicles fail to deliver is 800-plus... read more

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2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2015 Mercedes S Class Cabrio, Abarth In L.A., 2014 Corvette Teased: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz's next take on the S Class is shaping up to include a cabriolet, or convertible, which could launch sometime in the summer or fall of 2015. In camouflage, the... read more October 23, 2012 by


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz Vision S500 Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Mercedes To Rely On Plug-In Tech For Future Large Cars

While mainstream cars downsize to four and even three-cylinder engines, there will always be demand for large and luxurious cars like the Mercedes-Benz S Class. Buyers have... read more October 22, 2012 by


 
2010 Land Rover Range_e Hybrid Concept

Range Rover Plug-In Hybrid Said To Be Production Bound

Rumors of a plug-in hybrid Range Rover are nothing new, and we’ve even seen images of a Range_e hybrid being recharged at a U.K. shopping mall. While it’s no... read more October 4, 2012 by


 
BMW Concept Active Tourer, 2012 Paris Auto Show

BMW Concept Active Tourer Live Photos: 2012 Paris Auto Show

One of the more overlooked concepts at this week’s 2012 Paris Auto Show, the Concept Active Tourer from BMW, is perhaps one of the most groundbreaking, at least for the... read more September 27, 2012 by


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Audi Promises e-tron Version Of Every Model By 2020

Toyota was the first major automaker to commit to electrified vehicles, announcing as far back as 2007 that it will have a hybrid version of each of its models by the year... read more September 20, 2012 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder leaked in brochure

Porsche 918 Spyder Specs And Interior Revealed In Leaked Brochure

Following yesterday’s announcement from Porsche of a 7:14 Nürburgring lap time for its upcoming 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar, we now have the first details... read more September 20, 2012 by


 
Audi A1 e-tron Dual-Mode Hybrid

Audi Updates A1 e-tron With New Dual-Mode Hybrid System

Following a successful trial of A1 e-tron prototypes on the streets of Munich, Germany, Audi is now moving onto the next stage of its electrified vehicle research with the... read more September 19, 2012 by


 
BMW Concept Active Tourer, 2012 Paris Auto Show

BMW Concept Active Tourer: 2012 Paris Auto Show

In just two weeks, the full onslaught of the automotive glory that is the Paris Auto Show will be upon us, but already we're seeing previews of the cars that will be on... read more September 13, 2012 by


 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept

Jaguar Building Five C-X75 Prototypes To Validate Performance

As anyone who’s ever participated in bench racing will tell you, it’s easy to throw down numbers and brag about specs from a sheet of paper. Backing numbers up... read more September 6, 2012 by


 
2014 Volkswagen XL1 spy shots

2014 Volkswagen XL1 Spy Shots

Back in 2007, on the eve of his 70th birthday, Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piëch made the bold promise his company would launch within the next few years a vehicle... read more September 5, 2012 by


 
2012 Bentley Mulsanne

Bentley To Offer Diesels, Replace Mulsanne V-8 With W-12

Former Bentley CEO Franz-Josef Paefgen was never a fan of diesel, and it appears Rolls-Royce isn’t either, however, Volkswagen Group dynamo Wolfgang Dürheimer, who... read more August 17, 2012 by


 
2013 Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 Nürburgring lap time

Verano Turbo, Project 370Z, Audi Digital Rear-view: Car News Headlines

Buick priced the 2013 Verano Turbo from just a tick under $30,000. At 250 horsepower, 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds, and 31 mpg highway, is that a bargain, or a bad bet? Nissan's... read more August 9, 2012 by


 
2013 Honda Accord sedan

2013 Honda Accord Preview

Honda has released the first images of its all-new 2013 Accord sedan and Accord Coupe, which go on sale nationwide this fall. As the images reveal, Honda has only slightly... read more August 8, 2012 by


 
2013 SSC Ultimate Aero XT

SSC Aero XT, Tramontana XTR, 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV: Today's Car News

It's weird word Friday, apparently, but the the SSC Aero gets an upgrade for a send-off edition: the XT, powered by the 1,300-horsepower engine of the Tuatara. Spain's... read more August 3, 2012 by


 
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder in vintage Martini Racing livery

Porsche Targets Sub-7:22 Nürburgring Lap Time For 918 Spyder

Development of Porsche’s upcoming supercar, the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid, is progressing nicely, with the company moving from concept to test mule to final prototype... read more July 31, 2012 by


 
 

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