Tag: PLUG-IN HYBRIDS

Porsche 918 Spyder prototype revealed

The Porsche 918 Spyder is aim to put the car into production by the end of September 2013 with deliveries scheduled towards the end of next-year. Recently, Porsche dropped some nice photos of the 918 Spyder prototype along with some interesting details. “What we are doing with the 918 Spyder is redefining driving fun, efficiency and performance,” said …

George H.W. Bush buys a Volt for his son’s birthday

In US the 2012 elections coming up, the Chevrolet Volt has become a target of criticism for Republicans – but recently, it seems like that conservatives are finally rethinking their opinion on the car. The Chevrolet Volt recently received some favorable coverage from Fox News and now former president George H.W. Bush has purchased one as well. According …

BMW Group and Toyota Motor sign lithium-ion battery collaborative

BMW and Toyota announced today that they have signed an agreement on collaborative research in the field of next-generation lithium-ion battery cells and have already begun the research. The agreement follows the memorandum of understanding concerning a mid-to-long-term collaboration on next-generation environment-friendly vehicles and technologies announced on Dec. 1, 2011. “The research project being undertaken under the agreement …

Jaguar confirms C-X75 hybrid supercar production

Of the 250 units of the Jaguar C-X75 supercars to be made, only a handful will get turbine engines. Tata Motors, Jaguar’s parent company, has opened a factory that will build those gas turbine engines for the C-X75 in Coventry. Known as the Bladon Jets Engineering Center, the facility will employ 15 people and will house equipment used …