The Volkswagen ID concept series is getting ready to make a big splash in price competition with the Tesla Model 3.
From advanced safety features to software Easter eggs, the Model S is full of surprises. Beyond the Insane mode go-fast button, we discovered 10 amazing facts about this extraordinary vehicle.
The next Jeep Wrangler will be offered as both a hybrid and a diesel. High-strength steel and alternative materials, active aerodynamic systems will be employed.
Maserati announced development a full range of plug-in hybrid cars in response to industry pressure.
A new lithium-ion battery self heats in below 32°F to relieve lots of “range anxiety” for electric- any hybrid-car owners.
Owners of popular hybrids who have seen reduced battery performance or warning lights on the vehicle’s dashboard have worthwhile alternatives that don’t involve sending the car to the junkyard. Replacing hybrid’s battery not as costly as you think. For Toyota Prius battery pack that fits 2001-2003 cars, Greentec Auto charges $850 and $950 for the second generation Prius (2004-2010).
Sacramento Police Department is warning Prius drivers to be aware of battery theft. Three Priuses had batteries stolen in downtown Sacramento over the past two weeks.
Eight of the new battery-electric cars that will hit the U.S. market in 2015/16. Our list just covers battery electrics rather than conventional hybrids or fuel-cell vehicles which aren’t exactly in the same league.
Looking for a new car that gets great MPG? See the top 10 best hybrids ranked by combined fuel economy when equipped with an automatic transmission.
How Long Will Hybrid Car Batteries Last? If you old an older Prius, you might be nearing the end of its battery’s useful life. Several factors influence when that happens—battery chemistry, the number of charge and discharge cycles, temperature extremes, even humidity.
Audi believes plug-ins are the best solution for low-emission vehicles because they don’t face the same range constraints as battery-powered vehicles. The development of a plug-in diesel hybrid gives Audi a technologically-advanced platform to counter its rivals.
Jump-starting or refueling a conventional car that’s out of gas or electric power is pretty straightforward. But what happens when you run out of fuel or have a dead battery in a Toyota Prius or other hybrid car?
GreenTec Auto is proudly announcing the opening of the 8th location in Tampa, Florida. GreenTec Auto will now offer mobile installation of hybrid batteries across the entire state of Florida. Call (800) 773-6614 today to get a quote for your replacement battery.
Hybrid vehicles are better, greener choice over passenger cars because of the smaller carbon footprint and greatly improved fuel efficiency.
Prius became the No.1 selling car or light truck in California last year, topping perennial winners like the Toyota Camry and Ford F-150 pickup. Toyota’s iconic gas-electric vehicle jumped to the top spot from No. 4 in 2011, a surge fueled in part by the introduction of three new Prius models.
Since 1999, Honda has sold a variety of other hybrid models, and currently offers four to U.S. consumers. We’ve compiled reviews for each Honda hybrid to bring you a full guide to the current range.
The bottom line is that the Honda CR-Z is fast and less costly than the Toyota Prius. If you are keen on economy and speed, the Honda CR-Z is the car for you. If you need to accommodate more than two people in your car, then the Toyota Prius would be the obvious choice. See all likes and dislikes.
Ferrari adapted a Formula 1 racing technology to produce a hybrid supercar that uses a bit less fuel, emits fewer grams of CO2 and accelerates to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds.LaFerrari’s HY-KERS (hybrid kinetic energy recovery system) system runs along with the engine. Ferrari’s new ‘mild hybrid’ LaFerrari supercar produces 963 hp.
Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid U.S. launch delayed until 2015. The company is ramping up battery supply, but it won’t be enough to start U.S. deliveries of the electrified crossover next year as planned.
History has proven that new technology thrives best in new companies. I figure that in 20 years’ time, electric cars will be in the mainstream, says Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google