Hybrids

 
2019 Nissan 370Z

The GT-R and Z remain on Nissan's radar, electrification possible

Nissan's Z and GT-R sports cars are apparently alive and well inside the Japanese automaker, despite rumors of the former's demise. Top Gear magazine reported Tuesday that both cars appear to have a bright and possibly electrifying future. The latest report puts Jean-Pierre Diernaz, vice president... read more

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2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e

Mercedes-Benz S560e's plug-in hybrid system to filter across to C- and E-Class

The new S560e variant in Mercedes-Benz's S-Class lineup is the first to feature the automaker's third-generation plug-in hybrid system, which has not only been tuned for... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid confirmed

A Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid will join the brand's portfolio in early 2020, parent automaker Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles confirmed on Monday. The Melfi manufacturing plant in... read more October 8, 2018 by


 
Vonnen Performance Porsche Hybrid system

A $75,000 kit will turn a Porsche 911, Cayman, or Boxster into a hybrid

Porsche doesn't build a 911, Cayman, or Boxster with hybrid power, but a company by the name of Vonnen Performance will change that. Vonnen is an offshoot of Porsche... read more October 7, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i8

BMW wants a hybrid supercar, and a redesigned i8 might be the ticket

BMW is keen to bring a new supercar into the fold to serve as the brand's halo model. It's something we've been hearing for a while but know the automaker's R&D chief... read more October 3, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi Q5

Audi's next-gen plug-in hybrid powertrain to debut in Q5

The Audi Q5 received a major redesign for the 2018 model year, but next year the vehicle will introduce the brand's next-generation plug-in hybrid system. Audi's newest... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
Ferrari 488 Pista Spider

Ferrari plans 15 cars by 2022, including Purosangue SUV and V-6 models

Ferrari's new CEO Louis Camilleri has given his first major product update since taking over the reins of the fabled Italian marque following the death of his predecessor... read more September 18, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance

BMW is "putting all our eggs in PHEV basket," diesels dead in US after 2018

UPDATE: BMW has clarified its statement to Motor Authority in an email. "The final decision as to whether or not the BMW X5 diesel variant will come to the U.S. market has... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ

First details on Lamborghini Aventador successor

Lamborghini has just introduced the 759-horsepower Aventador SVJ but information on the new supercar to replace the whole Aventador line is starting to surface. Automobile... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota Prius

Geely and Toyota in talks over hybrid tech

Toyota and Geely are in talks over possible cooperation in the area of hybrid technology, the automakers confirmed Thursday to Reuters. The confirmation comes after media... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance plug-in hybrid promises more electric range

BMW was one of the first in the luxury segment with a plug-in hybrid when it launched the X5 xDrive40e for 2016 based on the third-generation X5. However, the vehicle's lowly... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
Lamborghini Terzo Millennio concept

Hybrid supercar in the works at Lamborghini could pack 838 horsepower

Lamborghini is working on a new limited-edition supercar along the lines of the Veneno and Centenario, cars that are referred to by the automaker as "one-offs" even though in... read more September 4, 2018 by


 
2020 Hyundai Ioniq facelift spy shots - Image via Andreas Wiegant/SB-Medien

2020 Hyundai Ioniq spy shots

Hyundai looks to be preparing an update for its Ioniq family of hybrid and electric cars. A prototype for the updated version was recently spotted undergoing hot-weather... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e

2019 Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e priced from $79,295, Range Rover P400e from $96,145

Land Rover Range Rover fans can now ease their guilt of driving big SUVs around town thanks to the addition of a plug-in hybrid option, badged P400e, for both the Range Rover... read more August 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Infiniti Q70

Q70 Hybrid dropped from 2019 Infiniti Q70 lineup

The Infiniti Q70 has been with us since the 2011 model year, originally arriving as an M. A successor is planned based on a front-wheel-drive platform with electrification... read more July 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Lexus RC F

Lexus F performance cars may gain hybrid power

Thus far, Lexus' F performance division has stuck to throaty V-8 engines, but the future may hold hybrid power. The F brand could very well include electrified cars in the... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
 

 
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