In the past year we have seen major automakers start to shy away from mass-market, affordable electric vehicles in an effort to cater to a wealthier kind of customer. Exagon Motors is a much smaller outfit, with ambitions of building a powerful electric supercar, and they’ve actually gone and produced a production model that debuted at the Geneva Motor Show this week.
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Remember when Kia sucked? It wasn’t so long ago that the Korean car maker was synonymous with cheap, unimpressive cars. These days though, Kia is riding a wave of enthusiasm for their distinct and well-made products, and this has given the brand the confidence to stick its neck out with some eye-catching concepts. The Kia Provo Hybrid could point the way towards a sporty application of fuel-saving technology in Kia’s first sports car.
We don’t often think of diesel engines as being performance powerhouses, but Volkswagen has always been an exception to this rule. Continuing a tradition that goes back over 30 years, the new Volkswagen Golf GTD is a diesel version of the hot hatchback known as the GTI.
Two weeks from now, the latest Audi A3 e-tron PHEV (Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle) will make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.
As of right now, the most fuel efficient pickup in America is the V6-powered Ram 1500, and the only hybrid pickup is the 2013 Chevy Silverado, which has a $40,000 price tag. So it’s safe to say the market for fuel efficient trucks is definitely wide open. So why Mitsubishi chose Geneva as the place to debut a hybrid-diesel pickup concept, we don’t know, but it sounds like the truck that America desperately needs.
Ferrari has impressed over and over again with their emissions-reducing technology advancements and news of their hybrid drivetrain development. More recently, Ferrari has been in the news with buzz surrounding its upcoming Ferrari hybrid supercar, which was dubbed the F150 and teased via Ferrari’s official Instagram feed shown here. The Ferrari F150 (yes, I realize […]
On paper, electric cars sound like a great solution to humanity’s mobility woes. But their high cost means that most people these days just can’t afford to own an EV. Toyota’s solution is a new concept called the i-Road, which promises to offer emissions free, low-cost transportation for up to two people.
The German engineering group EDAG (Engineering & Design AG) showed up in Geneva with a fun concept this year – the Light Car Sharing and Light Car Open Source project. The third in EDAG’s Light Car series, the Light Car Sharing project is aimed at providing rental cars on the go in urban areas, powered […]
Switzerland’s purebred electric sports car, the Protoscar Lampo 3, has shown up at a number of electromobility events over the past year or so. It always meets with the same question: When can I have one?
Nissan is looking to broaden its product range with a new hybrid prototype, named the Hi-Cross. The study was unveiled in Geneva, with future production versions meant to reach dealerships under the Juke, Qashqai, and Murano names. Modify, Modify, Modify The Hi-Cross based off a highly modified C-Platform (think the X-Trail). The study is 183” […]
Mia, known for its tiny and adorable electric vans, has presented a new electric van at the Geneva Motor Show with a convertible body. The Mia Rox is based on the super cute Mia Electric, but it’s still managed to miss the cuteness mark. Convertible People-Carrier? A convertible van is a tricky undertaking at best […]
Toyota is a bit of a tease; they’ll be showing off their ultra-light hybrid concept car in Geneva, but they keep letting just a little bit more information slip. The name of the car – the FT-Bh – stands for “Future Toyota B-segment hybrid.” Super, Super Light Body One of the awesome points Toyota has […]
Pushing forward with its newly minted e-tron platform, Audi is planning on introducing a slew of new hybrids and electric vehicles over the next several years. This development is especially interesting in light of the fact that last year, Audi’s US chief, Johan DeNysschen, called electric cars playthings for the elite and said that anyone […]
[social_buttons] Well, it’s finally happening. Ferrari is officially making a hybrid…or at least officially showcasing one. At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Ferrari will display a hybrid variant of their 599 GTB Fiorano. Details on the car are still a mystery but it will likely utilize the all-wheel drive hybrid system that Ferrari patented […]
I wasn’t expecting to be impressed with the new Opel Ampera (the Chevy Volt’s European cousin). In fact, I was convinced I would find something dull, unimaginative and lacking in technical innovation. [social_buttons] But instead, I believe that I’ve actually found the only serious contender to replace the Audi A3 TDI that’s sitting on my driveway […]