Hybrids

 
Toyota tests new semiconductor technology

Toyota Refines Semiconductor Tech For Higher-MPG Hybrids

The greatest fuel efficiency gains can be made on the least efficient vehicles. Improve a 15 mpg car by 5 mpg, and you've raised its gas mileage a third—find a similar 5 mpg improvement on a 50 mpg Toyota Prius and you've dragged it up by a scant ten percent. Despite those odds, Toyota says... read more

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2009 Honda S2000

Honda S2000 Successor To Be A Mid-Engine, Hybrid Coupe?

With key rivals Nissan and Toyota working on a trio of sports cars for their respective lineups, not wanting to be left out Honda is said to also be in the race to develop a... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
Mercedes AMG's W05 Hybrid 2014 Formula One car

Mercedes Expresses Its Love Of Electrified Cars, Sticks A Hybrid Badge On F1 Racer

The engine is dead, long live the power unit. Well, that’s the assertion of Mercedes-Benz which came up with it when crafting the new power unit for its 2014 Formula... read more May 9, 2014 by


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid spy shots

2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid Spy Shots

We’ve known for some time that a C-Class hybrid was coming, and now we have new spy shots of a prototype. The prototype is for Mercedes-Benz’s new C-Class Plug-In... read more May 8, 2014 by


 
2015 Ferrari LaFerrari XX spy shots

Ferrari LaFerrari XX Spy Video

The experimental XX version of Ferrari’s LaFerrari flagship has been spotted once again at the Nürburgring, and this time our spy photographers have managed to... read more May 7, 2014 by


 
2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant

2015 BMW i8 Production Mega Gallery

The striking styling of BMW's i8 plug-in hybrid sports car has captivated us for quite some time, but the technology sitting under its skin is if anything even more... read more May 5, 2014 by


 
2015 BMW i8, test drive in greater Los Angeles area, Apr 2014

Chris Harris Takes A Spin In The 2015 BMW i8: Video

We’ve just driven the 2015 BMW i8 and found it to be quite impressive, although we have to concede that it doesn’t feel like a finely-tuned sports car but rather... read more May 1, 2014 by


 
Mark Webber and Maria Sharapova in a Porsche 918 Spyder, screencap

Mark Webber Takes Maria Sharapova For A Spin In A Porsche 918 Spyder: Video

Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova recently signed on as a Porsche brand ambassador, and it turns out that job comes with a few perks. The tennis star got a ride in a Porsche... read more April 29, 2014 by


 
2015 Land Rover Range Rover Hybrid Long-Wheelbase

Range Rover Long-Wheelbase Gets Hybrid Option, But Not In U.S.

Land Rover has unveiled a new variant of its popular Range Rover SUV, the Range Rover Hybrid Long-Wheelbase. The new model made its debut at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show this... read more April 23, 2014 by


 
Audi TT Offroad concept, 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Audi TT Offroad Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Audi has revealed a new concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The concept is based on the recently revealed 2016 TT sports car but features four doors, a raised ride... read more April 20, 2014 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (S500)

Mercedes Exploits F1 Know-How For New Intelligent Hybrid System

The push for more efficient vehicles is leading automakers to develop new and ingenious ways to save fuel--without detracting from the driving experience of their vehicles... read more April 18, 2014 by


 
LaFerrari supercar

Track-Only LaFerrari XX Confirmed

The head of Ferrari’s newly-established Sporting Activity Department, Antonello Coletta, has confirmed that a track-only XX version of the LaFerrari supercar is already... read more April 15, 2014 by


 
2015 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

2015 Lexus NX compact crossover revealed

Lexus’s first compact crossover, the 2015 NX, has finally been revealed. First previewed in concept form a year ago, the production version of the NX will make its... read more April 10, 2014 by


 
Bentley Mulsanne Hybrid Concept, 2014 Beijing Auto Show

Bentley Previews Hybrid Tech In Mulsanne, Confirms It For New SUV

Bentley has hinted at the launch of a hybrid for the past couple of years and confirmed at the reveal of its EXP 9 F in 2012 that an electrified option was being considered... read more April 9, 2014 by


 
Bentley's EXP 9 F SUV concept

Bentley SUV: Third Row, Plug-In Hybrid, W-12 Engine Part Of Plan

At this point, it's no secret: The British luxury automaker Bentley has confirmed that it's developing a plush luxury sport-utility vehicle, based on the 2012 EXP 9 F SUV... read more January 19, 2014 by


 
Ferrari LaFerrari up for sale - Image via SEMCO

Ferrari LaFerrari Already Hits The Used Car Market

Despite Ferrari’s best attempts to screen buyers of its LaFerrari, with chairman Luca di Montezemolo himself determining the final cut, an example has already hit the... read more January 2, 2014 by


 
 

 
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