Since its launch in 2010, the Range Rover Evoque has gone on to shift 770,000 units globally, making it one of JLR’s most important models, bringing Range Rover ownership to a younger demographic and lower entry price point. Jaguar LandRover (JLR), has packed the 2019 Evoque with new interior tech, and platform readiness for hybrid Read More..
BMW plans toÂ roll out plug-in hybrid versions of all BMW models in the long term. The premium car maker is unveiling a plug-in hybrid 3 Series prototype as well as a range of other concepts that use technology that’s already in place in its i-brand vehicles. â€œAll BMW Group models benefit from BMW i,” BMW Read More..
Volkswagen said it will build the 1 liter XL1 plug-in hybrid, a pet project of its chairman, Ferdinand Piech, The car, first shown at the Qatar auto show in January, 2011, is based on a 12-year-old concept that set out to prove that an ultra-fuel-efficient model could be built. The aerodynamically styled XL1, which will Read More..
Audi confirmed Wednesday that it will start selling a hybrid version of its flagship A8 sedan in 2012. The German premium car maker said the A8 hybrid will have a 2.0 TSFI gasoline engine coupled with an electric motor, providing a combined 245 bhp and average fuel consumption of less than 6.4 liters per 100 Read More..
Pope Benedict iwill take delivery of a new hybrid Mercedes “popemobile” when he visits Germany in late September, according to a report in Germany’s Wirtschaftswoche magazine. The new papal transportation is currently being manufactured at a Daimler plant in Sindelfingen, Germany. It will be based on the New Mercedes M-Class, will be white and will, Read More..
Cumulative sales of Toyota and Lexus hybrids topped 3 million in February, underscoring the Japanese carmakerâ€™s frontrunner position in the race to make new powertrains acceptable to a broader public. Toyota said that on Feb 28 it had sold 3.03 million hybrid vehicles, with sales totaling 690,000 in 2010 alone. Hybrid sales have continued to Read More..
BMW and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen have formed a 50-50 joint venture to develop hybrid technology. The move follows the signing of a memorandum of understanding signed in October to expand the existing hybrid cooperation between the two carmakers. BMW Peugeot Citroen Electrification will focus on developing standard hybrid components for the electrification ofÂ both companiesâ€™ vehicle ranges, Read More..
NICE – Volkswagen is getting ready to launch its next hybrid. In 2012, the German automaker will start selling a hybrid version of the new Jetta mid-size sedan. It will be the second VW model to combine a gasoline engine with an electric motor. Last year, the company unveiled a hybrid version of its Touareg Read More..