Hybrids

 
Prototype Honda CR-Z with carbon-fiber reinforced plastic body, Honda Proving Ground, Tochigi, Japan

Lightweight Carbon Fiber Honda CR-Z Prototype: Driven

It looks roughly like a black Honda CR-Z with a mesh grille--at least until you get up close. Then you notice that the doors seem much shallower, and that it has strange little glass panels in the roof. But what you're looking at is no ordinary CR-Z hybrid two-seater. Instead, it's a one-of-a-kind... read more

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2014 Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Gets Saks Fifth Avenue Special Edition

While some are wondering what, exactly, the Cadillac ELR's competitive set might be, others are just wondering what colors they can get. For those wishing there were a "white... read more November 8, 2013 by


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

How The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Drives Without A Transmission

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid doesn't have a transmission, so how does it work? The Accord Hybrid eschews every form of conventional automatic transmission--from dual-clutch... read more October 8, 2013 by


 
Volvo Concept Coupe, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

Volvo Concept Coupe Could See Limited Production: Report

Easily one of the most classically beautiful cars on display at this year's Frankfurt auto show, the Volvo Concept Coupe may see a limited production run, according to a new... read more September 25, 2013 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder Capable Of Faster Nürburgring-Nordschleife Lap?

With a blistering 6:57 lap of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife already under its belt, Porsche's 918 Spyder may be capable of still faster laps, says the driver who clocked... read more September 17, 2013 by


 
2013 Toyota TS030 Hybrid Le Mans prototype

Toyota TS030 Hybrid To Make U.S. Debut At Circuit Of The Americas This Weekend

The American Le Mans Series will host the fifth round of the World Endurance Championship at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas this weekend, and among the... read more September 16, 2013 by


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

See & Hear The BMW i8 At Full Throttle: Video

The BMW i8 was finally revealed in full production guise at the 2013 Frankfurt auto show, but so far, video of the hybrid sports car in action has been relatively... read more September 16, 2013 by


 
2014 Porsche Panamera first drive

2014 Porsche Panamera S, 4S, & S E-Hybrid first drive review

Time travel is, perhaps unexpectedly, enlightening. Reading of the conditions and actors of the past provides only a dusty image, rendered in grayscale; dunking oneself fully... read more July 2, 2013 by


 
2014 Infiniti Q50

2014 Infiniti Q50 Priced From $37,605

Infiniti’s new Q50, the replacement for the G37 and the first of the Japanese automaker’s models to use its new naming strategy, will hit showrooms in July priced... read more June 26, 2013 by


 
2014 Porsche 918 Spyder production-spec prototype

Porsche 918 Spyder Hasn't Sold Out Yet

Many of the world's top boutique or extreme supercars are pre-sold for their entire run--sometimes even before they're announced to the public. But unlike the dozens or few... read more May 30, 2013 by


 
Volvo S60 KERS Engineering Prototype

Driving Volvo's KERS Flywheel Hybrid Prototype: What It's Like

Sure, hybrids don't have the greatest reputation for driving appeal. But would you feel better about saving gasoline if you knew that the hybrid system in your car used... read more May 17, 2013 by


 
Acura NSX II concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Acura NSX Chief Engineer Talks Performance, Ohio Production

Performance cars are about to enter a new era, one destined to be dominated by vehicle electrification, and in typical fashion it is the world of motorsport where the... read more May 14, 2013 by


 
Volvo flywheel Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS)

Volvo Completes Tests Of Flywheel KERS, Confirms Fuel Savings Of 25 Percent

About two years ago we told you that Volvo was about to commence testing of an innovative flywheel-based kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), not in motorsport but in the... read more April 25, 2013 by


 
Icona Vulcano concept

Vulcano V-12 Supercar May See Limited Production: Video

One of the standouts of last weekend’s 2013 Shanghai Auto Show was a stunning supercar concept from Italian-owned but Shanghai-based design firm Icona. The concept... read more April 22, 2013 by


 
Icona Vulcano concept

Icona Vulcano Supercar Concept Debuts At Shanghai Auto Show

Italian design firm Icona revealed its new Vulcano supercar concept today at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. The car was built to showcase Icona’s talents as well as... read more April 19, 2013 by


 
Acura NSX II concept - 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Acura NSX Pre-Orders Now Open In U.K.: £5,000 For Place In Line

While Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld may duke it out over who gets the first Acura NSX in the U.S., buyers in the U.K. need only fork over £5,000 to reserve their place in... read more April 18, 2013 by


 
 

 
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