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  • Brabus B50 Hybrid:  The Future-Proof Car?

    Brabus B50 Hybrid: The Future-Proof Car?

    Brabus, the well known Mercedes modifier, has added more power to the car some call “the world’s best car,” the Mercedes S-500 Plug-in Hybrid. Their version, which they call the B50 Hybid, has modified the […]

  • Toyota Readies AWD V8 Hybrid Racer for 2014

    Toyota Readies AWD V8 Hybrid Racer for 2014

    Toyota has confirmed that its TS040 LMP1 car should be ready to race this year. The all-wheel-drive V8 hybrid will compete in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship, which is considered by many to be […]

  • The Greens Say, ‘Yay Honda, Nay Ford’

    The Greens Say, ‘Yay Honda, Nay Ford’

    Honda has taken the most-fuel-efficient, midsized-sedan crown with the release of its 2014 Accord Hybrid, which rates an EPA-certified 50 miles to the gallon in the city. Combined, it rates 47 mpg due to its […]

  • Porsche Announces Plug-in Hybrids For Its Full Line-Up

    Porsche Announces Plug-in Hybrids For Its Full Line-Up

    Porsche has announced their intentions to add plug-in hybrid versions of their entire line-up of vehicles, ranging from the Cayenne up to the 911. The German performance automaker announced they would use technology based on […]

  • 2014 Porsche Panamera Goes Green

    2014 Porsche Panamera Goes Green

    Sad, sad, sad is the news out of the Rhineland. Porsche is replacing the rumbling 4.8-liter V-8 in its Panamera with a 3.0-liter twin turbo V-6 or hybrid engine. The latter will go in the […]

  • Hybrid-Killer?

    Is the Death of the Hybrid Nigh?

    Watch out hybrids for two things wicked your way comes. On the bottom end, hybrids are increasingly threatened by gas-driven cars that just keep on growing more and more fuel efficient; while from the top, […]

  • Is The Electric Car Party Over?

    Is The Electric Car Party Over?

    Plug-in electric cars can’t get enough attention these days. Whether it’s the buzz surrounding the Tesla Model S, proud announcements from auto manufacturers about upcoming plug-in electric vehicles, or constant bragging from your local neighborhood […]