Hybrid Vehicle


Bentley Hybrid tech to be used in SUV first landing in 2017

Bentley Hybrid tech to be used in SUV first landing in 2017

Bentley to show off plug-in hybrid concept car this month...

Apr 10 2014, 3:02pm CDT

Formula 1 Feels The Need For ... Fuel Efficiency

Formula 1 Feels The Need For ... Fuel Efficiency

The 2014 Formula 1 series is going to be a radical departure from last year’s championship. Sure, the globe-trotting motor-raci...

Mar 13 2014, 9:36am CDT

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Alternative energy powered cars on a roll at CES

Futuristic cars shown off at gadget show in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — While autonomous driving is a major theme...

Jan 9 2014, 6:36pm CST

Ford Fusion Energi with Coca-Cola's PlantBottle Technology Interior Unveiled

Ford Fusion Energi with Coca-Cola's PlantBottle Technology Interior Unveiled

Ford Motors is going green. That is why it has employed the Coca Cola Company’s PlantBottle Technology for its Ford Fusion Ener...

Nov 15 2013, 8:27am CST

Toyota Recalls Record Number of Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota Recalls Record Number of Vehicles Worldwide

Staying true to its strong image of honesty and integrity, Toyota Motors has recalled 369,000 of its vehicles worldwide in orde...

Sep 4 2013, 7:53am CDT

BYD Pure-Electric Taxis Revolutionize Hong Kong Traffic

BYD Pure-Electric Taxis Revolutionize Hong Kong Traffic

A fleet of BYD e6 electric taxis are being brought into operation in Hong Kong. These totally emission-free public transport ve...

May 16 2013, 8:16am CDT

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Is the Company's First Plug-In Hybrid

Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Is the Company's First Plug-In Hybrid

Porsche offers a plug-in hybrid...

Apr 3 2013, 1:13pm CDT

Volkswagen Debuts CrossBlue SUV Concept in Detroit

Volkswagen Debuts CrossBlue SUV Concept in Detroit

SUV concept uses diesel hybrid power...

Jan 15 2013, 12:11pm CST

Finger Pointed at Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid in Houston Blaze

Finger Pointed at Fisker Karma Plug-In Hybrid in Houston Blaze

Investigators believe the hybrid vehicle caused the fire in Houston....

May 9 2012, 12:00pm CDT

Ford is Moving Slowly on Electric Trucks

Ford is Moving Slowly on Electric Trucks

No rush on electric trucks in Detroit...

Apr 18 2012, 1:07pm CDT

Google Adds a New SUV to Autonomous Fleet

Google Adds a New SUV to Autonomous Fleet

Google gets more luxurious autonomous SUV...

Apr 16 2012, 1:27pm CDT

2013 Ford Fusion to Have Optional Start-Stop Tech

2013 Ford Fusion to Have Optional Start-Stop Tech

First non-hybrid mid-size sedan to offer start-stop...

Apr 2 2012, 2:00pm CDT

Efficient Gas Engines Pushing Hybrids Aside?

Efficient Gas Engines Pushing Hybrids Aside?

Hybrid sales are declining...

Jan 27 2012, 1:23pm CST

BMW to Make Diesel Engines for Toyota Models in Europe

BMW to Make Diesel Engines for Toyota Models in Europe

Toyota diesels to run BMW engines...

Dec 1 2011, 3:15pm CST

IAA 2011: Smart eBike comes 2012

IAA 2011: Smart eBike comes 2012

The ebike will be launched in the first half of 2012 and will initially be marketed by dealers in Europe and North America....

Sep 13 2011, 9:15am CDT

Ford Granted Two Patents on SmartGuage with EcoGuide

Ford Granted Two Patents on SmartGuage with EcoGuide

System helps hybrid drivers be green...

Mar 17 2011, 8:22am CDT

A Gadget-Lover Buys a Prius

A Gadget-Lover Buys a Prius

It really is the perfect car for a nerd....

Mar 7 2011, 1:44pm CST

Gas prices Go Up, Is a Hybrid the Solution for You?

Gas prices Go Up, Is a Hybrid the Solution for You?

Hybrid may not be the right thing...

Mar 7 2011, 9:15am CST

Toyota Developing New Electric Motor to Ease Dependence on Chinese Rare Earth

Toyota Developing New Electric Motor to Ease Dependence on Chinese Rare Earth

Toyota looks to break free from China's rare earth grip...

Jan 17 2011, 12:18pm CST

Porsche 918 RSR Makes World Premier in Detroit

Porsche 918 RSR Makes World Premier in Detroit

Hybrid tech boost HP when drivers need it...

Jan 11 2011, 9:08am CST

Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV Review

Toyota Highlander Hybrid SUV Review

Mid-size 3-row seat SUV with the fuel economy of a compact car...

Sep 24 2010, 1:57pm CDT

ABS blaimed for Toyota Prius Brake Issues

As reportedA the Toyota Prius has issues with the brakes. Today in the news is also Ford that also offers now to check and fix...

Feb 5 2010, 3:39am CST

GM to be First to Make Electric Motors

GM to be First to Make Electric Motors

There are two key components in an electric vehicle that automakers have to source. The key components are the electric motors...

Jan 27 2010, 8:00am CST

Toyota FT-CH Hybrid Concept Unveiled At NAIAS 2010

Toyota FT-CH Hybrid Concept Unveiled At NAIAS 2010

Toyota today unveiled the FT-CH dedicated hybrid concept at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2010 in Detroit....

Jan 11 2010, 10:42am CST

LoJack Unveils Self Powered Vehicle Recovery Solution

LoJack Unveils Self Powered Vehicle Recovery Solution

If you have ever seen the show Jacked, you know how LoJack works. A transponder is hidden on a vehicle to give the cars locatio...

Oct 27 2009, 10:00am CDT

Ford Unveils Intelligent Charge System for Plug-in Hybrids

Ford Unveils Intelligent Charge System for Plug-in Hybrids

The major automakers are all focusing on alternative fuel sources in the economic recession with the consumers demand for low c...

Aug 19 2009, 10:00am CDT

Toyota Introduces Plug-in Hybrid in UK

Toyota Introduces Plug-in Hybrid in UK

Toyota has introduced the first plug-in hybrid in the UK. The car has batteries, a small petrol engine and can be plugged into...

Sep 11 2008, 7:24am CDT

Lotus Technology Makes Hybrid Cars Noisy

Lotus Technology Makes Hybrid Cars Noisy

Drivers that are into the green movement and those who want to save on gas are embracing the hybrid vehicle. The problem with h...

Aug 7 2008, 1:21pm CDT

Dodge Ram HEMI Hybrid

Dodge Ram HEMI Hybrid

To read hybrid and HEMI together in a headline is strange, but Chrysler makes it possible announcing the Dodge Ram HEMI Hybrid...

Jan 14 2008, 1:45am CST

Chevy Volt Concept Car at LA Auto Show 2007

Chevy Volt Concept Car at LA Auto Show 2007

Press days for the 2007 LA Auto show wrapped up yesterday. GM Invited I4U to the show this year and their only stipulation to t...

Nov 16 2007, 8:12am CST

Honda FCX Hydrongen Fuel Cell Car to get $12,000 IRS Tax Credit

Honda FCX Hydrongen Fuel Cell Car to get $12,000 IRS Tax Credit

The IRS has a history of giving tax breaks to buyers of hybrid vehicles that help reduce pollution. For example the Toyota Priu...

Aug 9 2007, 2:07pm CDT

New York Yellow Cabs go Green with Hybrids

New York Yellow Cabs go Green with Hybrids

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced to have all cabs in New York would be hybrid cars by 2012. There are 13,000 licens...

May 23 2007, 11:00am CDT

State of Hybrid Car Development at Korean Hyundai

State of Hybrid Car Development at Korean Hyundai

Korean car makers are also playing catch-up like the German and American car makers to the Japanese Hybrid leaders. Hyundai exp...

Mar 25 2007, 9:00am CDT