Category: Hybrid/Electric

2015 VW e-Golf Gallery Shows More Of The Electric Car

We recently brought you information on the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf. At the time of publication, no images other than the title image was available. However, that has changed. VW has released an array of pictures that shows the new e-Golf in-action as well as out-of-action. To read more about the e-Golf, click here.

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Subaru Legacy Concept Revealed Prior To The LA Auto Show

Subaru is going to use the LA Auto Show to show off the next-generation Legacy in real-life. Well, in concept form. The Legacy is a mid-sized four-door with coupe-styling that is based on the Viziv concept. It has futuristic headlights, a hexagonal front grille and some chrome finishing. On the sides, Subaru has added muscular wheel arches, new mirrors, and […]

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VW Shows Its 2015 e-Golf Prior To The LA Auto Show

Prior to next week’s LA Auto Show, Volkswagen has uncovered information pertaining to its brand new electric-powered Golf. The vehicle that boasts zero-emissions is expected to show its face in North America during 2015. Dubbed the e-Golf, the new car will get an electric motor with 86-kW (115-hp) of power and 270-Nm (199-lb.ft) of torque. This motor will receive energy […]

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First Look At The Facelifted Lexus CT 200h For 2014

Prior to its launch on the 21st of November at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show in China, Lexus has revealed pictures of what the new 2014 CT 200h will look like. The CT 200h has been updated with a new grille, thanks to a new bumper with wider and lower openings. Following that, there is a restyled rear bumper as […]

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BMW And PSA Peugeot-Citroen Reach A Hybrid Agreement

PSA Peugeot Citroen and BMW have signed a document which shares hybrid powertrains for front-wheel-drive vehicles. At the moment, details on this agreement are limited however BMW said that the partnership will create a more standardized range of equipment for electric vehicles. Furthermore, the agreement will offer both parties extended growth in their range in other markets. There is no […]

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Porsche Looking To Hybridize Their Range

Due to tougher emission laws, reports have said that Porsche will use hybrid technology to stay inline with the requirements. Wolfgang Duerheimer, Porsche’s development chief, has said that “In the future, we will have hybrid drive in every model line.” There was no word on what system will be used, however Porsche’s Heinz-Jakob Neusser said that the Panamera Hybrid will […]

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Toyota Teases The Prius MPV

Toyota has used a billboard to reveal what could be the new Prius MPV. The Japanese automaker only teased the idea of the MPV on the billboard, as it’s only expected that the final model will show its face around the time of the Detroit Auto Show in January. According to the image, the back is slightly larger and this […]

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Opel Meriva Electric Vehicle — More Than Just A Battery

Opel has released details on their new electric Meriva which is expected to use ‘intelligent charging technologies’. The Opel Meriva EV will boast a 60kW battery with 215Nm of torque and this will receive power from a 16kWh battery which allows for a driving range of 64km. The top speed from the 60kW motor amounts to 130km/h. Opel said that […]

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Paris 2010: Honda Jazz Hybrid

This is the Honda Jazz Hybrid which has been revealed at the Paris Motor Show. The Jazzy Hybrid offers a new grille, revised headlights and new taillights to allow onlookers to distinguish between this and the standard model. There’s a cabin which includes 831-litres of load space, leather upholstery as an option, GPS navigation, Bluetooth connectivity and a rear-entertainment system. […]

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Paris 2010: Renault DeZir Concept

Renault’s all-electric concept known as the DeZir has been revealed at the Paris Motor Show. The model pronounced “desire” boasts gullwing doors, a curvaceous interior, a mid-mounted electric motor and 110kW of power with 226Nm of torque. There is a 24kWh lithium-ion battery which allows for a range of 160km. There is a 0-100km/h time of 5 seconds with a […]

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Paris 2010: Renault ZOE Concept

Renault has released their ZOE vehicle at the Paris Motor Show where it is a similar size to the Clio. In fact, the Renault Zoe here might become the replacement model for the Clio. The concept features a new front end with integrated lighting, a new grille, and trapezoidal lights. There are 19-inch wheels which offer in- and out-of-town driving. […]

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Paris 2010: The Peugeot 508

This is Peugeot’s new 508 which has been unveiled at the Paris Motor Show. The 508 is a mix between the 407 and 607 as it will replace both of these. Essentially, the 508 here is a mid-size sedan which is aimed at increasing sales as it will be large and affordable for those indecisive on what they want. Furthermore, […]

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Paris 2010: Nissan Townpod Concept

Nissan has revealed their Townpod, a small vehicle which uses the same engine system as the LEAF. The Townpod was revealed at the Paris Motor Show where it boasts a “Stratosphere White” paint-job and “Electric Blue” accents to attract attention. The Townpod will create no emissions and it will offer recharging for maximum efficiency. The exterior hosts split rear doors, […]

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Paris 2010: Kia POP Concept

Kia has used the Paris Motor Show to reveal their POP Electric Concept Car which uses a 18kWh lithium polymer gel battery for a total travel range of 160-kilometers on a full charge. The battery will power an electric motor with 50kW of power and 190Nm of torque and this setup will allow for 140km/h. The Kia POP offers a […]

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Paris 2010: Lotus Eterne Four-Door Sedan

Lotus has used this years Paris Motor Show to reveal their very own four-door coupe known as the Eterne. The Lotus Eterne will boast a 5.0-litre V8 engine with 456kW of power and 720Nm of torque. Alongside this model will be a hybrid variant which uses a KERS system for better CO2 emissions and low fuel consumption. The Lotus Eterne […]

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