Plug-In Hybrids

 
2011 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac Working On SRX Plug-In Hybrid? Maybe

As far back as two years ago, Bob Lutz was dropping hints that Cadillac could get a plug-in hybrid or Volt-based crossover. Today, a new report brings those hints back to live, with the plug-in project getting the nod, using--surprise--some technology from the Volt. Cadillac isn't confirming or... read more

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BMW prototype based on Vision EfficientDynamics concept

Video: First Working Prototype Of BMW’s New Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car

Despite BMW not having built a true supercar for 30 years since its original, limited-edition M1 model, we have reported on a number of occasions that the automaker is trying... read more November 8, 2010 by


 
Fisker Karma configurator

Build Your Own Fisker Karma With New Online Configurator

Fisker has launched a dedicated website for its new Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan that includes a number of interesting features to keep potential customers and the... read more October 14, 2010 by


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Production 2012 Fisker Karma Unveiled at Paris Motor Show

Henrik Fisker’s promise to build the world’s first gasoline/electric hybrid luxury/performance car has been fulfilled. Fisker Automotive unveiled the first... read more October 4, 2010 by


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

2010 Paris Auto Show: First Factory-Built Fisker Karma Live Photos

First shown as a concept back in 2008, Fisker has finally rolled out the first factory-built version of its upcoming Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan at this week’s... read more October 1, 2010 by


 
2011 Fisker Karma

2010 Paris Auto Show Preview: First Factory-Built Fisker Karma

California’s Fisker Automotive has already unveiled the production version of its Karma plug-in hybrid but at the 2010 Paris Auto Show this month the niche automaker... read more September 16, 2010 by


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt MPV5 concept, Unveiled at 2010 Beijing Motor Show

2010 Beijing Auto Show: Chevrolet Volt MPV5 Concept

From the earliest days of development of the Voltec plug-in hybrid system underpinning the upcoming 2011 Chevrolet Volt, GM has been insistent that the fuel saving drivetrain... read more April 23, 2010 by


 
Cadillac Converj Concept

Cadillac Converj Well And Truly Dead

One of the most exciting cars from last 2009’s Detroit Auto Show was the Cadillac Converj Concept, which General Motors used to showcase its plug-in hybrid technology... read more March 15, 2010 by


 
Theta-based plug-in hybrid crossover prototype spy shots

Spy Shots: GM Testing Theta-Based Plug-In Hybrid Crossover Prototype

When General Motors shut down Saturn late last year, it lost more than a quarter of its sales of hybrid vehicles. Saturn, with no V-8 models, full-size SUVs or pickups, was... read more March 10, 2010 by


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz F800 Style

Mercedes-Benz Set For Electric Future, Doubles R&D Spending

Mercedes-Benz is keeping its bets open on what will be the dominant powertrain of the future by simultaneously developing competing technologies as the electrification of the... read more March 9, 2010 by


 
2010 Hyundai i-flow Concept

2010 Geneva Motor Show: Hyundai i-flow Concept

The Hyundai Genesis Sedan, the recently-unveiled all-new Sonata, and the upcoming executive-class Equus are reshaping Hyundai's lineup from budget South Korean automaker to... read more March 3, 2010 by


 
2010 Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

2010 Geneva Motor Show: Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept

Despite being one of the most performance-oriented auto brands in the business, Lotus also happens to be a leader when it comes to fuel-saving hybrid technology. Having... read more March 2, 2010 by


 
Fisker Karma aluminum spaceframe

Fisker Karma’s Advanced Aluminum Spaceframe Revealed In Geneva

Originally slated to go on sale last November, the all-new Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will now go on sale in the third quarter of this year and in the lead up... read more March 1, 2010 by


 
Opel Ampera Prototype

2010 Geneva Motor Show Preview: Opel Ampera Prototypes Start Testing

The first prototype of the upcoming Opel Ampera--Europe's version of the Chevrolet Volt--today received its initial charge of electricity from a newly installed recharging... read more February 25, 2010 by


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz F800 Style

Mercedes-Benz F800 Style Concept Previews Baby CLS

Mercedes-Benz is in a process of reinventing its design language, going from the sharp edged and relatively boxy designs at present to a much more fluid form for its... read more February 21, 2010 by


 
Second Kia Ray Concept plug-in hybrid teaser

2010 Chicago Auto Show Preview: Kia Ray Plug-In Hybrid Concept

With a stable full of fresh new production cars, Kia is planning a new design concept for the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off next week. The Kia Ray plug-in hybrid... read more February 3, 2010 by


 
 

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