Posts Tagged: hybrid

Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid will be unveiled at Geneva
By January 27, 2011 Read More →

Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid will be unveiled at Geneva

At the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, Volvo Cars will be unveiling the V60 Plug-in Hybrid – a virtually production-ready car with carbon dioxide emissions below 50 g/km, which translates into fuel consumption at 1.9 l/100 km. The V60 Plug-in Hybrid features the very best properties from three different car types in one, single attractive sports […]

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Lexus started production of CT 200h
By December 30, 2010 Read More →

Lexus started production of CT 200h

Bringing Lexus and its hybrid technology to a wider, younger audience, the CT 200h marks the introduction of the first, and only, full hybrid vehicle at the heart of the premium compact segment. Created with the European market in mind, its size, packaging, full hybrid technology and ultra-low CO2 emissions of 87g/km perfectly meet the […]

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Road Test: 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid X6
By November 30, 2010 Read More →

Road Test: 2011 BMW ActiveHybrid X6

There are few exterior details, where BMW ActiveHybrid X6 differs from the standard X6. One and probably most noticeable is the Powerdome on the engine lid, which is required to make room for the hybrid technology in the engine bay. Of course there are also “ActiveHybrid” model designations on the tailgate and on the front doors. ActiveHybrid has 19-inch light-alloy wheels or, as an option, 20-inch light-alloy wheels in aerodynamically optimised Streamline design.

Road Test: 2011 Honda CR-Z
By October 4, 2010 Read More →

Road Test: 2011 Honda CR-Z

Honda’s new two-door, the CR-Z is based on the Insight hybrid, but has sportier tune. CR-Z’s wheelbase is 115 mm shorter than the Insight, but has a wider track width for better driving dynamics. The total length of the CR-Z is 310 mm shorter than the Insight.

New steering and braking technologies for Infiniti hybrid
By August 18, 2010 Read More →

New steering and braking technologies for Infiniti hybrid

The “driver’s hybrid” from Infiniti, the M35h, will introduce world-first steering and braking technologies when it goes on sale in the USA and Europe in 2011. The debut systems have been designed to deliver both environmental benefits and enhanced driving feel, reinforcing strengths already central to the Infiniti M35h with its innovative one motor/two clutch […]

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Parallel full hybrid technology from Bosch goes into series production
By June 23, 2010 Read More →

Parallel full hybrid technology from Bosch goes into series production

The hybrid variants of the Volkswagen Touareg and Porsche Cayenne S, which recently went into production, feature hybrid technology supplied by Bosch. This is the first time that either of these models has been available as a parallel full hybrid. As well as key components such as the power electronics and electric motor, Bosch is […]

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 2011
By June 17, 2010 Read More →

Lincoln MKZ Hybrid 2011

Lincoln’s first-ever hybrid – the 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid – is now officially the most fuel-efficient luxury sedan in America with an EPA-certified 41 mpg rating in city driving and 36 mpg on the highway. The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid’s final fuel economy certification was completed this week, and the vehicle will carry an EPA […]

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Infiniti M35 Hybrid
By March 3, 2010 Read More →

Infiniti M35 Hybrid

Innovative electric technology and an undiluted driving experience come together in Infiniti’s first hybrid, making its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show. The low CO2 champion of the all-new M Line sedan range, the Infiniti M35 HYBRID steers the hybrid advantage from the city to the open road – and into the arms of […]

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Lexus CT 200h
By March 2, 2010 Read More →

Lexus CT 200h

Entering production at the end of 2010 for sale throughout the world, the CT 200h is Lexus’ first ever compact, five-door car. It marks the introduction of the first, and only, full hybrid vehicle to the European premium compact segment. Retaining strong visual links to the LF-Ch concept, the CT 200h has a highly distinctive, […]

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MB F 800 Style concept
By February 23, 2010 Read More →

MB F 800 Style concept

Mercedes-Benz’ F 800 Style research vehicle is showing the future of premium automobiles from a new perspective, as the five-seat upper-range sedan combines highly efficient drive technologies with unparalleled safety and convenience features and an emotive design idiom, which interprets current Mercedes-Benz styling in line with the brand’s hallmark attribute of cultivated sportiness. The F […]