June 14, 2024
BMW Electric Cars Featured Hybrid

BMW Group Sold the Most EVs and Hybrid in Europe

The BMW Group sold the most electric and hybrid cars in Europe in 2018 being the lider in the segment. The increase is 38% compared to 2017, which is a significant increase for the BMW Group, becoming the strongest brand in this segment. Out of a total of 142,000 units, 75,000 were sold in Europe,

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US: Mercedes-Benz S560e Hybrid to Arrive in 2 Years` Time

The 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show recently closing down its doors, was the perfect opportunity for famous carmakers to display their latest prototypes, concepts and new plug-in hybrids. Such a company to unveil its latest hybrid model was Mercedes-Benz with the newest S560e, replacing the S550e. Compared to the late S550e, the new 560e plug in-hybrid

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Featured Skoda

2019 Skoda Kodiaq SUV Plug-in Hybrid Is just around the Corner

Skoda carmaker officially unveiled the all-new and exquisite Kodiaq high-end SUV at the 2016 Paris Motor Show and it seems that the tremendous success it already had on the market has encouraged CEOs to further develop a plug-in hybrid version. The good news is that the carmaker`s planning of a plug-in hybrid has been already

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US: Hyundai Ioniq Pure-Electric Comes with Impressive 124-Mile Range

The South Korean based carmaker Hyundai unveiled the all-new Ioniq at the beginning of the year, the model already standing out with impressive characteristics in terms of performance. But not an average performance, as the hybrid version recently managed to set a new hybrid land record. Now it is time to see the full-electric version

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Auto Shows Kia

Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Confirmed for 2016 Geneva Motor Show

The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is opening its gate on 1st of March and carmakers worldwide are already campaigning their future models ahead the event. It is also the case of the South Korean based Kia which announced today the availability of the European-only Optima plug-in hybrid at the show. The model will hit dealerships

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2016 BMW 3-Series 330e Will Be Launched Next Year

The BMW 3-Series is perhaps one of the most important segment from the German based carmaker, as for 40 years, the entire fleet has been a true example of technological achievement and impressive performance. And to make things complete for this year`s 40th anniversary, the 2016 BMW 3-Series has come along with significant changes. The

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BMW Videos

2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e Launched in New Video

The 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e launched a couple of weeks ago is popping up in our news again through a new video, which showcases the extraordinary features the X5 version is coming with. And it seems that the German based premium carmaker is preparing the plug-in hybrid SUV for a succeesful home run, starting with

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BMW i9 Coming in 2016

The BMW German based automaker is planning to expand the “i” brand, by launching the i9 version, somewhere in 2016. A recent report from Autocar stated that the BMW i9 would be even hotter, adopting an aggressive styling, as well as a more powerful electric motor. While the BMW i8 is packed by a 1.5-liter

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BMW i8 Runs Hockenheim in Impressive 1:15

In case you had any doubts about the performance of the most impressive hypercar from BMW, the i8, than you should know that the impressive plug-in hybrid managed to lap the Hockenheim track in just 1:15 minutes. The Hockenheim tack is one of the most difficult tracks in the world, with a lot of sports

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Auto Shows McLaren

McLaren P1 GTR Launched Ahead the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance

The McLaren P1 GTR supercar has already been launched ahead the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d`Elegance, with deliveries to start next year. The McLaren P1 GTR has been specially customized to honor 20 years of existence of the most powerful and iconic supercar ever built, which first set its foot in the auto industry, at

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Audi Videos

Audi A3 e-tron Sportsback Coming in New Video

The Audi A3 e-tron Sportsback is ending up in our news again, after the German based automaker has recently launched a new promotional video with the model. The Audi A3 e-tron Sportsback is highlighted in the video with its impressive technology, being fitted in the first plug-in hybrid model of the automaker. The Audi A3

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Luxury Cars Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce SUV Starts Production, Hits Market in Late 2017

The rumors of a Rolls Royce SUV mass-production have been long debated, but now it is more than sure that the British luxury automaker will start manufacturing the SUV, due to hit worldwide markets in late 2017. The Rolls-Royce SUV is in the spotlights again, this time with some announcements stating that the model has

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2015 Volkswagen Passat Rendered in Sketches

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat model was just rendered in some sketches over the web, which is a clear indication that the luxurious four-door sedan is coming this fall, according to some official reports. The 2015 Volkswagen Passat is no longer a stranger for us, as it is set to offer a much sportier and more

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Auto Shows Bentley Luxury Cars

Bentley Hybrid Concept Ahead Beijing 2014, Will Power 2017 SUV

With only just a week before the 2014 Beijing Motor Show, some pictures were rendered with the Bentley coming ahead the event riding on a sort of modified Mulsanne being refined in the shape of a Hybrid Concept. Reports stated some time ago that the Hybrid Concept that the Bentley will come with at Beijing

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Opel Comes with All-Electric Version by 2017

There is a report launched by the German publication Automobilwoche, stating that the Opel German based automaker is planning to roll-out an electric car by 2017. In Europe, Opel is already on the market with the Ampera plug-in hybrid, which is set to be eventually accompanied by an-ell electric model, coming cheaper than the hybrid.

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More than Half US Cadillac Dealers Disagree with the ELR Plug-in Hybrid

Cadillac US dealers seem to dislike the idea of carrying the premium plug-in hybrid into their showroom, as more than 54 percent have already signed against the car being sold. You can imagine the frustration felt by the US dealers when having to spend money – at least $15,000 – on different tools, equipment and

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Ford’s plans for hybrids and EVs

According to a recent statement by spokesmen from Ford Motor Company we could be expecting that by 2020 up to 25% of the company’s global sales to be hybrids, plug-in hybrids, electric vehicles, or any combination of these technologies. Nancy Gioia, Ford’s director of global electrification is the author of this statement but he also

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Fisker Karma will undergo testing this year

According to one of the major investors of the company, Fisker Automotive will be building anywhere between 70 and 100 Karma plug-in hybrid sedan this year for testing purposes. Most of these cars will be tested within the company but a few of them will actually make it out there, into the real world.

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Land Rover

A hybrid electric Range Rover Sport

Land Rover have announced they will be putting its first dedicated hybrid model into production in 2013 and the car will be based on the Range Rover Sport. The Range Rover Sport hybrid prototype (at the moment) in question is named Range_e and previews the diesel-electric hybrid power/drive train the rest of the world should be

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Porsche 918 is getting closer to production

Porsche have just announced that they are getting close to reaching their target of 1000 potential customers for the 918 Spyder Concept. According to Porsche’s development chief, Wolfgang Duerheimer, at the moment they have 900 potential customers and if they manage the magic 1000 number Porsche will probably decide to put it into production.

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