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Porsche’s hybrid Panamera links high-tech to thrilling driving

July 26, 2017 |

Vancouver Island, CANADA. – Not too long ago, “hybrid” was synonymous with efficiency and fuel saving. These days, however, thanks to hypercars like Porsche’s 918 Spyder, the technology has become better known for its performance benefits – benefits that Porsche, … Read More

No more Mr Nice Guy as Audi unleashes gargantuan Q8

January 11, 2017 |

It may officially be a concept only, but there is no doubt that next year’s Q8 will look very much like the big, muscular machine that Audi unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show. And yes, it proves that Audi has … Read More

Hybrid Volvo XC90 finally makes its local bow

May 18, 2016 |

Volvo has launched its XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid in South Africa. The model now occupies the flagship position within the range, and at the same time, brings the local market a step closer to an electric future.

Visually, … Read More

VW previews luxury SUV in Beijing

April 19, 2016 |

Volkswagen has chosen the upcoming Beijing Motor Show as the forum for the unveiling of a concept car that’s said to preview the German marque’s upcoming premium SUV: the new VW Touareg.

The all-new vehicle, due to be unveiled in … Read More

Audi hedges lower emissions on sophisticated hybrid technology

November 26, 2015 |

We are sure that there are plenty of high-level executive meetings happening across the entire Volkswagen Group as the individual companies scramble to distance themselves from what is turning out to be a multi-billion Euro scandal.

But it seems that … Read More

RenaultSport eyeing hybrid powertrains

August 5, 2015 |

French auto maker Renault’s performance arm, RenaultSport, could be exploring ways to include electric motors into its next generation of cars.

This comes after RenaultSport managing director Patrice Ratti told journalists that he would like to see a full-electric sports … Read More

Mini Superleggera takes aim at Mazda MX-5

July 16, 2015 |

Mini will apparently tackle the Mazda MX-5 head-on with their exotic looking Superleggera, but only in 2019.

The Superleggera was first revealed in 2014 at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este in Italy, and showed off a radical new look for … Read More

Peugeot 308 R Hybrid edges towards production

July 2, 2015 |

Peugeot’s manic 308 R Hybrid concept might be shedding its concept name if the French manufacturer has anything to do with it. Reports suggest the car is in the process of being tested for viability, to point that PSA boss … Read More

Facelift Outlander leaked online

June 23, 2015 |

Even though online leaks are becoming less and less creditable as we often think that it is just the manufacturer using another media avenue, an earlier than expected look at the new Mitsubishi Outlander is certainly a welcomed surprise.

We … Read More

Hydrogen fuel cells power makes a come back

May 6, 2015 | | One Comment

Before electric and hybrid electric vehicles became an every day part of life, there was another power source that promised to power our cars guilt free till the end of time: The hydrogen fuel cell.

That was of course the … Read More