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Categories: Hybrid / Green

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


Ford Moves C-Max, Focus Production To Mexico test 1-1

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


 

Infiniti Pulls The Plug On The QX60 Hybrid

On: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 2:58PM | By: Carl Malek


Infiniti Pulls The Plug On The QX60 Hybrid test 1-1

With the recent death of the Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, Infiniti has discreetly pulled the plug on the Pathfinder's luxury-oriented sibling the QX60 Hybrid for 2015, ending its brief but unsuccessful run in the U.S. marketplace.


Dodge Unveils SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo Concept

On: Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 10:21AM | By: Carl Malek


Dodge Unveils SRT Tomahawk Vision Gran Turismo Concept test 1-1

With multiple brands creating futuritstic Gran Turismo Vision concept cars in recent years, Dodge is the latest brand to formally enter this growing trend with the teasing of a special concept vehicle that aims to push the boundaries of eco-friendly performance and exterior design.


Audi Introduces R8 e-tron Piloted Driving Concept, Heralds Upcoming Automation Technology

On: Wed, May 27, 2015 at 10:35AM | By: Carl Malek


Audi Introduces R8 e-tron Piloted Driving Concept, Heralds Upcoming Automation Technology test 1-1

Audi has provided the world a compelling glimpse of its automated self driving technology at the 2015 CES Asia Convention in Shanghai, China, with the unveiling of the Audi R8 e-tron piloted driving concept which serves not only as a technological showcase, it also previews Audi's plans to eventually offer automated driving technology in much of its vehicle lineup over the next several years.


Cadillac Reveals More Details On CT6's Plug-in Hybrid Technology, Features New Electric Variable Transmission

On: Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 2:16PM | By: Carl Malek


Cadillac Reveals More Details On CT6's Plug-in Hybrid Technology, Features New Electric Variable Transmission test 1-1

With the launch of the CT6 flagship sedan drawing ever closer, Cadillac has shed some new light on the revolutionary PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) technology that will make its debut on the CT6, and how it aims to rewrite the way PHEV varaints are built.


Aston Martin Ponders All Electric Rapide Variant

On: Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 2:54PM | By: Carl Malek


Aston Martin Ponders All Electric Rapide Variant test 1-1

Following the recent unveiling of the updated Aston Martin Rapide S sedan, Aston Martin has revealed that the bespoke Porsche Panamera fighter could serve as the basis for the firm's first-ever fully electric offering, which would be the most significant development in the company's long and illustrious history.


Hybrid or Hellraiser? 2015 Lexus CT200h vs. 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3

On: Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:14PM | By: Teddy Field


Hybrid or Hellraiser? 2015 Lexus CT200h vs. 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 test 1-1

In most Hybrid or Hellraiser columns, I start by making a tasteless poop joke about hybrid drivers, then end by trying to convince you that driving a gas-guzzling muscle car will somehow make you a better person. But I'm not going to do that this time. Because small hatchbacks like the 2015 Lexus CT200h and 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3, actually offer everything that you need to live a rewarding life. Sort of like Metamucil for the Soul! (oh crap, I just made a poop joke) Anyway, it’s time to figure out if you should drive the pricey hybrid, or the insane used alternative...


Volkswagen Broadens e-Golf Availability, Unveils Bargain Friendly Limited Trim

On: Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 7:14AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen Broadens e-Golf Availability, Unveils Bargain Friendly Limited Trim test 1-1

With the successful launch of the revamped Volkswagen Golf, the company has decided to build on the popularity of its versatile hatchback by announcing a new trim level for its most eco-friendly Golf variant, the e-Golf. Buyers interested in owning an e-Golf but were turned off by its high price tag will greatly benefit from this move, which in turn will help increase e-Golf sales.