Category: Hybrid Car Previews

Chevrolet Harnesses Sun to Power Volts and Dealerships

Chevrolet is harnessing the power of the sun to install solar-powered electric charging stations for its Volts at dealerships in North America. The Green Zone initiative will generate electricity equivalent to 12 full vehicle charges per day and excess electricity created will help supplement the dealership’s power needs.

  Comments | By - August 3, 2011

2010 Honda Insight Preview

Overview Honda appears finally to have learned how to play in the hybrid game. Simply putting a hybrid powertrain in a regular car doesn’t cut it. If a carmaker wants to be taken seriously, it had better deliver a hybrid that looks like what the market has said it wants a hybrid to look like. […] More »

  Comments | By - April 30, 2009

The 2010 Prius Connection – Detroit

Since its inception, the Toyota Prius has developed a cult-like following and loyalty that few other cars have replicated.  Toyota built on this enthusiasm by organizing a special event in Detroit catering to influential Prius owners in the community for the debut of the 2010 Toyota Prius.  After an evening of meeting and greeting some […] More »

  Comments | By - February 4, 2009

BMW to Offer Green Rival to the Audi R8

BMW debuted their M1 Hommage Concept at the Concorso d’Eleganza at Villa d’Este earlier this year to celebrate the 13th birthday of the legendry M1.  This sleek mid-engine sports car had obvious styling cues from the original M1, with a modern touch of flare.Rumors have surfaced that BMW is now working on a production model […] More »

  Comments | By - October 29, 2008

Electric MINI E Officially Revealed, Bringing 204-HP Li-Ion Battery Pack To LA Auto Show

The BMW Group will be the world’s first manufacturer of premium automobiles to deploy a fleet of some 500 all-electric vehicles for private use in daily traffic. The MINI E will be powered by a 150 kW (204 hp) electric motor fed by a high-performance rechargeable lithium-ion battery, transferring its power to the front wheels […] More »

  Comments | By - October 20, 2008

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