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Chevy Volt 2019 still the Plug-In Hybrid champion

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

Lamborghini sees its future in “Plug-In hybrid electric vehicles”

Lamborghini CEO not only admits PHEVs are the future, but confirms that the automaker is officially on board. According to The Drive, we should see a new Lamborghini plug-in hybrid in the form of the Aventador by 2021. After that, other Lambo’s will follow suit, beginning with the automaker’s Huracan. The best part about this announcement is that it’s

Porsche have no time for diesel, focus only on EVs

Porsche has announced that it has ditched diesel, with electrification the main focus of its R&D resources. No more new models with diesel engines, reflecting the trend from its buyers moving to the E options. The German manufacturer says that by 2022, more than six billion euros will have been invested in e-mobility. Combined with

Kia Sportage 48v mild-hybrid

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

Meet the new Toyota Corolla Touring Sports estate

The Toyota Corolla Touring Sports marks a return to an old name for what we thought would be called the new Auris. Toyota has elected to switch back to the big-selling global nameplate after failing to cut through with its Auris badge. And the Touring Sports is the estate version, unveiled in full at the Paris

Rolls-Royce sees Electric future but not Hybrid

Rolls-Royce will go electric in the next decade Rolls-Royce is currently busy with the market launch of its all-new product and first SUV – Cullinan. The famous luxury brand is willing to introduce  an SUV, then maybe it will be an electric model?! Torsten Müller-Otvös, Rolls-Royce CEO said that’s the case for the next decade. Rolls-Royce will

Here it comes: Mercedes-Benz S 560 e Plug-In Hybrid with 13.5 kWh battery

The new plug-in hybrid S-Class drives further in electric mode Mercedes-Benz is introducing the third generation of its S-Class hybrid, the Mercedes-Benz S 560 e, which is available for order from October 10, 2018 The new S 560 e is equipped with a higher capacity battery –13.5 kWh (up 55%) for up to 50 km (31 miles) of all-electric range – thanks

First hybrid Bentley – Bentayga

Bentley reckons that travelling on electric power can create “an oasis of calm and tranquillity” suitable to one of its cars. The Bentayga is a perfectly sensible car to put a hybrid drivetrain beneath. It weighs nearly as much as a small moon. First hybrid Bentley The Bentley Bentayga Hybrid is the fourth car in

Ariel is launching a 1,180-HP turbine-electric hybrid supercar

Located in Somerset, England, Ariel Motor Company is a tiny automaker known mostly for its lightweight track monster, the Ariel Atom. While technically street-legal, the Atom has barely any bodywork, giving it a supercar-like power-to-weight ratio. But according to the latest report, Ariel’s about to introduce a car that’s far, far more extreme. Autocar reports that later

Electric and hybrid models at Geneva international motor show

Porsche presented its luxury Panamera S aerodynamic, developing speed up to 167mph. Above all, model on display in Geneva is able to travel for about 20 miles only on battery power. It’s a fast, powerful and extremely economical hybrid. Electric motor is placed near to the 3-litre petrol engine, and according to the producer claims