Is This Rotary Engine Hybrid Motorcycle the Future? Its superbike racing designers hope they’ve combined the best of both worlds.
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Despite their limited availability in key markets, as many as 1 in 5 new Volvo XC90 SUVs sold are going home with hybrid drivetrains.
After more than a year of seemingly endless complaining, threatened lawsuits, and a push from on high to bring new, less-expensive engines into the sport, Formula 1 seems set to stick with the current turbocharged V6 engine formula until at least 2020. Honda F1 Power Unit The main goal of the newest agreement- set […]
While the final shape that the next generation of Formula 1 engines remains to be seen, it seems like the hybrid component of the cars is here to stay. That could be a good thing for the fans as well as the activists- because some of the electric technology being developed in Formula E could […]
China’s government is getting serious about air quality these days. In addition to offering the death penalty for serious polluters, the country’s government is cracking down on vehicle emissions. In fact, China’s latest round of proposed vehicle emissions is so tough, Honda says they’ll have to go to an all-hybrid lineup in order to meet […]
The Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid is set to hit a new sales record in Japan from the looks of it — with 2016’s cumulative sales set to eclipse 2015’s.
The Hyundai Ioniq will debut in January and offer buyers a choice of hybrid, plug-in hybrid or battery electric powertrains, whichever suits their needs.
Mitsubishi is getting out of the sedan business in the US. That means its diminutive i-MiEV electric car will no longer be sold here. It will not be missed.
Chris Harris assembled a Porsche 918, a McLaren P1, and a Ferrari LaFerrari at the Portomao race track in Portugal to find out which one is best. Who won?
We’ve discussed VW’s plans to cut R&D funds, but now it’s confirmed. Investments into Volkswagen’s Automotive Division will be slashed by 1 billion Euro.
Hyundai plans to introduce a new AE brand in January, focused on selling hybrid, plug-in hybrid, electric and even fuel cell cars, beginning with a hybrid.
Is the fact that EV heavy Nissan-Renault is owned by the French gov’t the real reason they’re cutting back on incentives for hybrids and PHEVs?
I spent over a week driving in and around heavy Chicago traffic in the 2015 Toyota Prius V. Meanwhile, Volkswagen’s world was exploding into chaos and making diesel seem like a really terrible alternative to EVs and hybrids like this one. How did that impact my views on the Prius V? Let’s find out! […]
With a lot more interior space and cargo capacity than the standard Prius, the 2015 Toyota Prius V is the futuristic wagon for people who demand better MPG.
Is the 2015 Toyota Prius V a hyper-efficient minivan or a futuristic take on the traditional station wagon? Is it just a big Prius, after all? We find out.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced $55 million for fuel efficient vehicles, EV batteries and drivetrains, lightweight materials, and efficient engines.
Navigant Research predicts that by 2017, less than half of all cars sold will be conventional cars powered by a simple gasoline engine.
Quick Quiz: What Brand Offers the Most Plug-in Cars? Would you be surprised to find out the answer to that question is Porsche? Because it totally is.
Last month the average fuel economy of new light vehicle sales in the US hit an all-time record high of 25.8 MPG, which is about 1 MPG than last year.
Though the Jaguar Land Rover lineup isn’t totally lacking in hybrid vehicles, there’s plenty of room for expansion, and expansion is coming.