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Categories: Hybrid / Green

Lamborghini To Celebrate Founder's Birthday With Limited Production Supercar

On: Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:55AM | By: Carl Malek


Lamborghini To Celebrate Founder's Birthday With Limited Production Supercar test 1-1

Lamborghini has big plans for the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March, when, if a recent batch of new reports are to be believed, the Italian sportscar company will unveil an all-new limited-production supercar to help celebrate the birthday of company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini.


Mercedes-AMG To Launch SLR Succeeding Supercar?

On: Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 7:03AM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes-AMG To Launch SLR Succeeding Supercar? test 1-1

The saga of Mercedes-AMG's upcoming supercar entry has been long and murky with various reports claiming that the project is currently in a state of limbo with its future uncertain. However, if a new report is to believed, it appears that Mercedes-AMG has given the car the green light for production and development signaling a very strong future for the currently unnamed model.


U.S. Lawmakers Delay Work On Law That Mandates Noisemakers for EV's

On: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 10:36AM | By: Carl Malek


U.S. Lawmakers Delay Work On Law That Mandates Noisemakers for EV's test 1-1

Electric cars have always been known not only for their exceptional fuel economy figures, they are extremely quiet. This has helped reduce noise pollution, but unfortunately has created a new problem due to the cars wreaking havoc on pedestrians, especially the visually impaired. Many automakers are aware of the issue and some have developed tentative solutions, but mandatory regulation for all EVs and hybrids to have them has been slow in coming.


Hybrid Porsche 911 Coming In 2018???

On: Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 9:42AM | By: Carl Malek


Hybrid Porsche 911 Coming In 2018??? test 1-1

The Porsche 911 has always been known for being one of the most capable sportscars on the market; however, its extensive bag of tricks does not include a hybrid model. But if a new report is to be believed, that could very well change in the near future.


 

German Officials Declare VW Too Big To Fail

On: Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 2:11PM | By: Carl Malek


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With the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal now reaching a crescendo in terms of fines and legal penalties, German officials have been hesitant to issue any form of criticism against the automaker with some even showing their support by revealing that the company is too big to fail. This statement was a recurring theme during the Great Recession, and it appears that VW's current dilemma has obviously raised alarm among some members of Germany's government who do not want to see one of its biggest corporations buckle under the financial and legal pressures imposed by the emission debacle.


Toyota-BMW Supercar Project Could Take Compelling Twist According To New Report

On: Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 9:58AM | By: Carl Malek


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The rumored Toyota-BMW sports car project has taken many twists and turns during the past few months, but, if a new report out of Australia is to be believed, a new twist could be in store for the project that could very well elevate it to supercar levels of performance in what could be a bold offensive aimed at rivals such as the Audi R8 and the Acura NSX.


Feds Reveal Widespread Cheating By Volkswagen In Clean Air Tests; Fines Could Exceed Billions Of Dollars

On: Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 9:43AM | By: Carl Malek


Feds Reveal Widespread Cheating By Volkswagen In Clean Air Tests; Fines Could Exceed Billions Of Dollars test 1-1

In a stunning announcement released earlier this week, the federal government revealed that Volkswagen intentionally installed software in nearly half a million diesel-equipped vehicles to help them achieve higher emissions control efficiency numbers; it could result in what could be a landmark case for green vehicles, and perhaps a new hurdle for the recently resurgent diesel vehicle market.


Bugatti Rules Out Sedan Entry; Plans To Focus On High-End Segment

On: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 7:32AM | By: Carl Malek


Bugatti Rules Out Sedan Entry; Plans To Focus On High-End Segment test 1-1

Following conflicting rumors about the future of the company's plans to produce the 16C Galiber Concept, Bugatti has officially confirmed that it has killed the idea of a production version of the four door once and for all. Bugatti wants to sharpen its focus on the high-end limited-production luxury market, especially with regards to creating a successor for the Bugatti Veyron. 


smart Pulls The Plug On The fortwo Electric Drive

On: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 12:47PM | By: Carl Malek


smart Pulls The Plug On The fortwo Electric Drive test 1-1

In an announcement that received little fanfare, Smart has revealed that it has stopped production of the fortwo electric drive EV in a step to help prepare for full production of the next generation smart fortwo.


Tesla Upgrades Model S, Adds "Ludicrous Mode" to Options List

On: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 1:01PM | By: Carl Malek


Tesla Upgrades Model S, Adds "Ludicrous Mode" to Options List test 1-1

Tesla has unveiled several updates and revisions for the Model S electric sedan, however one particular update has been grabbing the world's attention—the formal unveiling of a new level of Tesla performance known appropriately enough as "Ludicrous Mode".


Ford Moves C-Max, Focus Production To Mexico

On: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 3:33PM | By: Carl Malek


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In a move that is sure to make the company's impending negotiations with the UAW more interesting, Ford has revealed that it will shift production of the Ford Focus and Ford C-Max from Michigan to a plant in Mexico