Plug-In Hybrids

 
Fisker Karma

2012 Fisker Karma Gets 3,000 Orders, DiCaprio First

Following up the royal treatment Fisker has given the Karma throughout its development period, the plug-in hybrid sports/luxury car will see its first examples delivered to high-profile celebrities and political figures, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Al Gore, and Colin Powell. So far Fisker says it... read more

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Rolls Royce Phantom Experimental Electric 102EX

Rolls-Royce Owners Feeling Range Anxiety Over Electrics?

Rolls-Royce owners are not exactly jumping at the idea of electric versions of their super-luxury rides, despite the popular appeal of the Phantom 102EX concept. The issue?... read more June 6, 2011 by


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2011 Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid U.S. Delivery Pushed Back To July

The arrival of the 2011 Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan in U.S. showrooms is starting to become a bit of a running joke, with the company announcing tentative... read more June 3, 2011 by


 
2011 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid Cancelled Due To Inefficiency?

Nearly a year ago, buzz about a plug-in hybrid Cadillac SRX stirred the automotive Web, and early this year GM CEO Dan Akerson said a plug-in SRX was "likely." Then this week... read more June 2, 2011 by


 
Prince Albert of Monaco and Henrik Fisker drive Fisker Karma on Monaco Grand Prix circuit, May 2011

Fisker Karma Hits The Track At Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix

Though the car is officially in production, there’s still no sign that deliveries of the Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan in the U.S. are about to start despite... read more May 31, 2011 by


 
2010 Cadillac SRX Turbo

GM Cancels Plans For Cadillac SRX Plug-In Hybrid: Report

As recently as late January GM CEO Dan Akerson hinted that a plug-in hybrid version of the Cadillac SRX was “likely”, with most reports suggesting the... read more May 31, 2011 by


 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept live photos

Jaguar Details Design Of C-X75 Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Concept

The C-X75: It was one of the most amazing concepts of 2010, easily argued as the greatest of all. Jaguar managed to effectively sneak-attack an industrious automotive media... read more May 25, 2011 by


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Fisker Raises Another $100 Million, Karma Deliveries To Start This Month

First shown at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show, the Fisker Karma has led a typical life for a performance plug-in hybrid concept: delays followed by reassurances, followed by more... read more May 16, 2011 by


 
Cloud-based energy optimization

Cloud-Controlled Energy Saving From Google And Ford

It's 7am, and your alarm is blaring to raise you bleary-eyed from your slumber. You grab breakfast, chuck some clothes on and get ready to head to work. As you step into your... read more May 12, 2011 by


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots

Electric Mercedes-Benz S-Class Possible: Report

Mercedes-Benz already has a number of electric prototypes out and about including the Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, which is already available for lease and soon sale, as well... read more May 3, 2011 by


 
2011 Audi A3 Sedan e-tron Concept

Audi A3 Sedan e-tron Concept: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show

Audi has already given us a preview of its next-generation 2013 A3, as well as a future electrified e-tron variant using the shell of the current model. Now the automaker has... read more April 19, 2011 by


 
BMW and Brilliance 5-Series plug-in hybrid prototype

BMW And Brilliance 5-Series Plug-In Hybrid: 2011 Shanghai Auto Show Preview

As we first reported several months ago, BMW and its Chinese partner Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd. has developed a new plug-in hybrid version of its 5-Series... read more April 7, 2011 by


 
Opel Ampera

Report: Buick To Get Own Version Of Opel Ampera

Buick is reportedly the next recipient of Chevrolet’s ‘Voltec’ range-extended electric car platform, with news surfacing this week that GM’s mid-level... read more March 31, 2011 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid supercar

Porsche 918 Spyder Plug-In Hybrid Supercar Goes On Sale, Priced From $845,000

It’s official. The Porsche 918 Spyder, a plug-in hybrid supercar that so far has only been shown in concept form, is available for order and has been priced at $845,000... read more March 21, 2011 by


 
VW Italdesign Giugiaro Tex Concept

VW Italdesign Giugiaro Tex Concept Preview: 2011 Geneva Motor Show

The second of Italdesign Giugiaro's two Volkswagen A-segment preview concepts is the Tex, which puts a sportier, more near-term spin on the future of the compact car. Using a... read more February 28, 2011 by


 
Audi A2 rendering

Audi A2 Launch Pushed Back To Early 2015

The last we heard about development of a second-generation Audi A2 model was that the project was on hold due to the lack of a suitable platform. Now it’s been reported... read more February 28, 2011 by


 
 

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