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Lamborghini Hybrid Coming to Paris Motor Show?


Mere weeks ahead of the Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini officials have not yet revealed details about the concept car they plan to display. The elite automaker will only say that the new model is something they have not built in the past, which has industry experts guessing that the concept might be a small SUV, [...]

Peugeot Reveals ’208 HYbrid Air 2L’, Set for Paris


French automaker Peugeot will unveil its 208 HYbrid Air 2L at the Paris Motor Show in early October. The concept weighs 220 pounds less than its production cousin, the 208 hatchback. Peugeot used carbon composite materials as well as copious amounts of aluminum in the concept‘s frame, and tacked on a gasoline-air hybrid drivetrain to [...]

Peugeot Exalt Concept: Ready for Paris Show


French automaker Peugeot will bring an updated version of its Exalt concept hybrid car to the Paris Motor Show in October. Having already appeared last April in Beijing for its official world debut, the car will arrive in Paris featuring different materials, a new color, and a fully functional electric scooter in its trunk. The [...]

Mitsubishi Reveals Outlander Plug-In Concept


Mitsubishi Motors will unveil a concept version of its popular Outlander Plug-In Hybrid at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in October. The SUV sells briskly in markets where it is available, and it set to come to the U.S. in late 2015. Mitsubishi released a pair of artist sketches of the concept this week, a [...]

141 MPG Renault Ready for Paris Show


Europe’s third-largest carmaker, Renault, will unveil an ultra-efficient car at the upcoming Paris Motor Show in October. The concept boasts fuel economy of 141 mpg, but officials declined to provide other details, apparently hoping to build anticipation ahead of the model’s official debut in Paris on Oct. 4. Renault’s design chief is Laurens van den [...]

Is Renovo the Next Tesla?


Renovo Motors will soon offer an electric supercar that employs a Shelby Daytona chassis and a pair of massively powerful electric motors. The startup is hoping to succeed where almost two dozen electric carmakers have not, and many industry analysts think Renovo Motors has what it takes to accomplish its mission and become the second [...]

Hyundai and Ford: ‘Top Secret’ Hybrid Plans?


Korea’s Hyundai is secretly developing a hybrid model that it hopes will be able to compete directly against the Toyota Prius. Various sources have reported seeing prototypes of the planned car on test runs at secret tracks. For its part, Japan’s Toyota will begin selling the fourth-generation of the venerable Prius hybrid by late 2015. [...]

A Bugatti Hybrid Could Succeed Veyron


International media sources are reporting that Bugatti is considering a hybrid supercar as follow up to the Veyron. According to the reports, the company’s first-ever hybrid vehicle is merely at the “blueprint” stage now, but is expected to feature a 16-cylinder, 1,500 horsepower engine in a very limited production run. Since 1998, Volkswagen AG has [...]

‘Mystery Car’ of the Decade: Plug-in Hyundai Sonata


The much talked about Hyundai Sonata plug-in hybrid will not debut in 2015, as many had speculated. At the recent announcement ceremony for the company’s 2015 Sonata lineup, executives noted that hybrid drive is still very much in play, but pointed out that a plug-in is not a subject they wish to discuss at the [...]

Breaking News: Audi Considering Multiple EVs


According to industry sources, Audi is planning to produce several all-electric vehicles in the near future. Industry insiders say Audi is currently working on several all-electric sedans and SUVs, at least one of which will be a high-performance model. By 2015, the German carmaker will also be selling its supercar, the R8, which will feature [...]

EV Sales Growing Exponentially


According to the latest data, global sales of electric cars have doubled each of the last three years, with more than 400,000 of the vehicles on roadways around the world. Scholars at a German think tank predict that the total could surpass the 1 million mark within two years. The Center for Solar Energy and [...]

Here Comes the Peugeot Exalt Hybrid


Peugeot will be taking the wraps off its latest hybrid concept car at this month’s Beijing Auto Show. Called the Exalt, the French carmaker’s fresh creation is obviously based upon its 2012 Onyx concept. Peugeot previewed the sleek hybrid this week, just ahead of China’s biggest auto show. Radical styling and non-traditional materials give the [...]

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