Last 2008, green advocates were excited when Volkswagen unveiled the Golf diesel hybrid but it proved to be too expensive to be mass-produced. Supporters are still hoping that the time would come when a diesel engine can be combined with a plug-in hybrid drive.
Hybrid car is the future of the automotive industry. Car designers are looking for ways to improve the fuel efficiency of cars and they turn to hybrid technology for their answers.
A hybrid car is car that has two or more energy storage systems that are used to provide propulsion power. There are various types of hybrid cars available in the market today and this cause a lot of confusion.
The Chevy Volt has been named as the 2011 Motor Trend Car of the Year. This is one of the most prestigious rewards given in the auto industry. It goes to show that electric cars have become mainstream and widely accepted.
Toyota celebrated the sale of the one millionth Prius in the United States. Just last month, worldwide Prius sales hit the three million mark. Toyota’s “car of the future” has come a long way since it was first unveiled in Japan in 1997. More than 28 million vehicles are sold each year, and only a […]
Ford developed eco-friendly driving technologies to teach drivers how to maximize their vehicles’ fuel efficiency. These are helpful, especially now, when the fuel prices are on the rise. These eco-friendly tools are easy to use and save time help drivers save money. Since 2008, Ford has launched green driving technologies designed to inform the consumers […]
The BMW Hydrogen 7 is a luxury car powered by a 12 cylinder internal combustion engine instead of the fuel cells used in other hydrogen cars. It is a 4-seater automobile based primarily on the BMW 760i sporting a few additional features such as Park Distance Control, mirrors with automatic anti-dazzle and Soft Close Automatic […]
The REVAi is a micro electric car manufactured by REVA Electric Car Company, an Indian company. Since it was first manufactured in 2001, the REVAi has sold as many as 3,500 units worldwide and it may be considered the best selling electric car in the world – though it does not meet criteria to qualify […]