Close to two decades ago, Toyota launched what was largely considered at the time as an geeky experiment for a hybrid model using both an internal combustion engine and an electric motor for its motivation, the Prius. The Prius was so eco-friendly that the government offered incentives to Prius owners at tax time. Open up [...]
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August 30th, 2013 · No Comments
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August 20th, 2012 · No Comments
Look at the first official photos of the all-new 2013 Toyota Auris and its hybrid variation. This model will be sold in Europe and Japan as the Corolla. The new Auris will make its world premiere at the upcoming Paris Motor Show at the end of September. The new Auris rides on a modified version [...]
December 29th, 2011 · No Comments
A report on the seven worst product flops in the U.S. from 24/7 Wall Street two vehicle introductions, the Chevrolet Volt and the Fiat 500. Chevrolet’s extended range electric vehicle made it on the list because it underperformed in sales while the fact that it is under investigation by the NHTSA for fires related to [...]
November 15th, 2011 · No Comments
Toyota unveiled its new Prius, called “C”. The new five-door hatchback model will be based model in the Prius family. At 3,995mm long, 1,695mm wide, and 1,445mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,550mm, the Prius C is bigger than the latest Yaris (153.5″ long, 66.7″ wide, and 59.4″ tall with a 98.8″ wheelbase).
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August 1st, 2011 · No Comments
Great news for green Audi’s fans in U.S. Officially, Audi still refuses to confirm that the A6 hybrid will be offered in the U.S., but we have confirmation from several reliable sources within Audi that the new A6 Hybrid will be sold in the USA starting from next year with a price starts from $55,000. [...]
February 21st, 2011 · No Comments
Today, Volvo released a full set of photos and additional specs on its Plug-in Hybrid, which will be launched in 2012. The new model is a world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid, the result of close co-operation between Volvo and Swedish energy supplier Vattenfall. The Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid’s powertrain consists of a five-cylinder 2.4-litre D5 [...]
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January 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments
Toyota has presented today its all-new Prius V minivan that will join the current, third-generation Prius, starting from late summer 2011. The Prius V Hybrid shares the same platform and drivetrain as the regular, five-door model.
December 2nd, 2010 · No Comments
Audi released the first videos of the 2012 Audi A6 sedan. The new 2012 A6 model is definitely an evolution and not a revolution, sharing many design cues with the Audi A4, A7 Sportback and the flagship A8.
November 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment
GM announced today that the Euro version of its Chevrolet Volt electric car, the Ampera, will go on sale in the last quarter of 2011 as an Opel in Europe and as a Vauxhall in the UK. The prices starting from €42,900 (US$59,100), which is significantly higher than the base price of the Volt in [...]
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April 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments
GM has unveiled the first photos of its pre-production 2012 Opel Ampera. Its a European version of the American Chevrolet Volt, which will be assembled at the plant in Warren, Michigan. As General Motors said, the pre-production cars will not be sold at dealerships, but will be used for testing and validating the production intent [...]