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Categories: Hybrid / Green

Porsche Puts Hybrid 911 On Hold

On: Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 9:42AM | By: Carl Malek


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Porsche's ongoing 911 Hybrid project has had a long and winding road to production feasibility. The project has been delayed multiple times, and a new report suggests that the project has been put on hold once again, with the future shrouded in secrecy and doubt.


Honda Patent Shows New Robotic Arm That Charges EV Battery While Driving

On: Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 5:35PM | By: Carl Malek


Honda Patent Shows New Robotic Arm That Charges EV Battery While Driving test 1-1

The technology for electric vehicles has seen several prominent leaps in battery and charging technology over the past few years. Despite these innovations, EV vehicles are still not at the point of being just as convenient as gas-powered cars. However, a new patent from Honda proposes a unique, albeit questionable, solution to the challenge of charging while driving.


Chevrolet Announces Bolt Pricing

On: Fri, Sep 23, 2016 at 10:01AM | By: Carl Malek


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With the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt primed to take on its rivals in the electric vehicle segment, the Bowtie brand has announced the official pricing for its all-new green offering, which aims to bring the fight to rivals while attracting more customers at the same time.


GM Previews Hydrogen-Powered Chevrolet Colorado

On: Wed, Aug 31, 2016 at 3:52PM | By: Carl Malek


GM Previews Hydrogen-Powered Chevrolet Colorado test 1-1

Following a teaser from GM, the company has released another teaser image for its hydrogen-powered Chevrolet Colorado concept. The vehicle was developed with assistance from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) as a compelling glimpse into the future of U.S. military vehicles and their potential use of zero-emissions technology on the battlefield.


 

Apple Possibly Exploring Hollow-Type Batteries

On: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:18PM | By: Carl Malek


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Apple's rumored Project Titan autonomous car has existed under a tightly guarded veil of secrecy ever since it was first mentioned in a report several years ago. However, a new report reveals that the tech giant is exploring a new type of battery technology to help provide juice to its long rumored vehicle project.


Porsche Planning BMW X6-Fighting EV Entry

On: Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:17PM | By: Carl Malek


Porsche Planning BMW X6-Fighting EV Entry test 1-1

Porsche's plans for an electrically powered future could take an interesting turn; according to a new speculative article, a sleek SUV could be the second cog in Porsche's plan to aggressively attack the ever-evolving EV segment.


Maximum Monterey Part 2: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from... everywhere else!

On: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 4:53PM | By: Andrew W Davis


Maximum Monterey Part 2: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from... everywhere else! test 1-1

Now, don't panic. I know the list of Mecum's Ferrari/Maserati apex predators alone won't spend all of your quarter-billion-dollar inheritance from your granduncle Archibald, but I promise you will be able to spend it all in one place, between August 18th and 20th, to assemble the greatest collection of modern mega-dollar performance cars as his will requires.


Mercedes Prepares New EV Offensive To Target BMW, Tesla

On: Thu, Aug 11, 2016 at 2:32PM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes Prepares New EV Offensive To Target BMW, Tesla test 1-1

The formidable challenge brought about by the rise of Tesla, as well as changing environmental laws, has forced many automakers to change the way that they approach green vehicles. Mercedes Benz is one of these companies. A new report from Bloomberg suggests that the company is creating an all-new electric vehicle sub-brand to give it a fighting chance against the California-based EV company and BMW's i brand.


Maximum Monterey Part 1: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from Italy!

On: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 3:28PM | By: Andrew W Davis


Maximum Monterey Part 1: Mecum markets a multitude of mega-exotics from Italy! test 1-1

My condolences. I heard about your granduncle Archibald's passing. Not to be rude, but wasn't it odd that a recluse who lived in a decommissioned missile silo in the middle of Nowheresville had a quarter-billion-dollars' worth of gold bullion stockpiled? I mean, it's good for you, as you're his sole heir. What? You get the money only if you spend it all in one place, between August 18th and 20th, to assemble one of the greatest collections of mega-dollar performance cars?


Tesla Blasts California Air Resources Board, Other Automakers

On: Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 1:51PM | By: Carl Malek


Tesla Blasts California Air Resources Board, Other Automakers test 1-1

In a heated statement aimed at members of the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Tesla CEO Elon Musk pulled no punches in his critique of the board's weak mandates while also directing his frustrations at rival automakers during a key conference for the company.


Aston Martin Plans New Mid-Engine Offering

On: Tue, Aug 9, 2016 at 10:02AM | By: Carl Malek


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Aston Martin has big plans for its future model lineup over the next several years, and has already unveiled a key cog in this long-term offensive:  The DB11 coupe.