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2012 Honda Fit EV electric car concept, launched at 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show

Honda Shows Off Fit EV Concept And Plug-in Hybrid Platform In LA

Honda has been slow to the game when it comes to plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles but today at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show the automaker proved that it was not completely in the dark in this area. Honda unveiled a new version of its Fit compact car powered by an electric drivetrain, as... read more

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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 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype, January 2010

Driven: 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Fans of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt have followed its development closely, and now that the car is in its final year of development the first near-complete prototypes are doing... read more January 15, 2010 by 


 
Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept

2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2012 Cadillac XTS Plugs Into A Hybrid Future

Despite some models costing upwards of $100,000, the luxury flagship sedan segment is one of the most hotly contested in the industry and is currently dominated by five main... read more January 11, 2010 by 


 
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