The electric Porsche Taycan is just right around the corner... Porsche’s new 911 sports car stunned the crowd at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show and that’s hardly a surprise. Every new generation of the iconic model causes a stir with its premiere, but the 992 generation is even more special as it could become the very first hybridized 911
Despite newer options from Toyota and Honda, CNET says the Chevy Volt is still the PHEV champ Earlier this year, Chevrolet announced several major improvements to the Chevy Volt for its 2019 mid-cycle update. Owners had been clamoring for many of these changes since the Gen 1 Volt launched in 2010. Now that the new model year has
48v mild-hybrid crossover - Kia Sportage 2.0-litre diesel power engine with 48-volt battery addition and starter-generator which “extends engine-off time”, improves acceleration and reduces CO2 emissions by up to four per cent. Autoevolution Kia says it will launch more “advanced powertrain vehicles” till 2025. They were precise about it: five hybrids, five PHEVs, five pure-EVs and
Land Rover SUV - the P400e is a plug-in hybrid with a good electric range which totally changed impression of "less green model" The Range Rover petrol-electric powertrain that produces a combined 404hp. That's produced from a 2.0 litre four-cylinder Ingenium petrol engine, which works alongside an 85 kW electric motor. Power from either powertrain or both
For the first time, an electric hatchback is the fastest-selling used car in UK. The 2016 Renault Zoe electric hatchback was the fastest-selling used car in Britain during July – the first time an electric car has topped the charts. According to used car marketplace Auto Trader, the little battery-powered Renault took an average of just 18
Hackney and Islington have announced that from 3rd September this year, only electric and plug-in hybrid cars will be permitted to uses some roads in the two London boroughs during peak-times. In a new measure, nine roads will be effectively closed to petrol and diesel cars between 7am-10am and 4pm-7pm on weekdays. The affected roads
Plug-in electric car sales in Spain hit a new all-time record in June In total, 1,284 new registrations translated to 0.9% of the market at a very fast pace of growth – 86% year-over-year. One of the stars of the month was the Kia Niro PHEV, which with 382 sales became the best-selling plug-in model for the first half of the year (662),
An innovative charging service for plug-in and electric vehicles: With the “Porsche Charging Service”, the sports car manufacturer is now offering a digital platform to encompass all aspects of the charging process. The service searches for suitable charging stations and uses centrally stored data to handle the payment process – across multiple countries and currencies.
Mercedes-Benz is developing a (PHEV) plug-in hybrid version of 4th generation A-Class, so we are expecting it till 2019 According to Autocar’s sources, the A-Class PHEV will be a direct competitor to Audi A3 e-tron. The A-Class with EQ Power treatment’s provisional specs include an all-wheel drive powertrain with a 1.3-liter gasoline engine for the front axle
DragTimes recently tested the Porsche Panamera plug-in hybrid in its top of the line version, Turbo S E-Hybrid, on a drag strip. After Porsche race then Vanilla Ice takes his Ford Dually Truck down the drag strip while rolling coal.