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Hybrid Vehicles: a Short History of the Alternative Drive
Hybrid Vehicles: a Short History of the Alternative Drive

17 Apr 2020, 15:43 UTC / The hybrid car is over a hundred years old, with only the low price of gasoline and diesel having kept it from evolving sooner

 
GKN Introduces Smaller And Lighter eDRIVE System In Shanghai
GKN Introduces Smaller And Lighter eDRIVE System In Shanghai

19 Apr 2017, 16:18 UTC / The Shanghai Auto Show is not reserved just for new cars, as systems that will power them are also revealed. The Brits of GKN have unveiled a new eDRIVE system

 
Honda Wants to Make a Hybrid Truck, Standalone Hybrid Model Also Scheduled
Honda Wants to Make a Hybrid Truck, Standalone Hybrid Model Also Scheduled

10 Jan 2017, 12:44 UTC / Honda will build a new hybrid model in the USA in 2018. It will be a standalone model, and it will have a dual-motor setup

 
Michigan Increases Taxes To Fund Road Repairs, Hybrids And Electrics Affected
Michigan Increases Taxes To Fund Road Repairs, Hybrids And Electrics Affected

27 Dec 2016, 16:46 UTC / The state of Michigan will impose higher fees on car owners starting January 2017 to fund road repairs. Owners of hybrids and electrics are also affected

 
Mercedes-AMG Preparing Next-Generation SLS, It Could Get Hybrid Technology
Mercedes-AMG Preparing Next-Generation SLS, It Could Get Hybrid Technology

8 Dec 2016, 10:47 UTC / Mercedes-Benz's superb SLS AMG has concluded its production cycle. It was then followed by the Mercedes-AMG GT, but both of them will be replaced around 2020

 
Mercedes-Benz's Next A-Class Will Come With Plug-In Hybrid Versions
Mercedes-Benz's Next A-Class Will Come With Plug-In Hybrid Versions

6 Dec 2016, 09:34 UTC / The MFA 2 platform from Mercedes-Benz, which will notably underpin the next generation of the A-Class, will bring plug-in hybrid configurations to the lineup

 
BMW is Reportedly Planning Mild Hybrid Engines, They're Not For Current Lineup
BMW is Reportedly Planning Mild Hybrid Engines, They're Not For Current Lineup

22 Nov 2016, 10:33 UTC / BMW will not stray from the mild hybrid bandwagon, as the German brand is rumored to be planning a mild hybrid revolution. Expect the first units in five years

 
Mazda RX-9 Will Go Hybrid, Sources Say
Mazda RX-9 Will Go Hybrid, Sources Say

20 Oct 2016, 13:42 UTC / Mazda's RX-8 successor is expected and talked about for five years now. The project will keep its rotary heart, but sources say it will come as a hybrid

 
Porsche 911 Hybrid Development On Hold In Favor of Mission E
Porsche 911 Hybrid Development On Hold In Favor of Mission E

7 Oct 2016, 16:15 UTC / Porsche wants to make a hybrid 911, but it is not going to do it with the next generation of the model. Instead, all hands are on deck for the Mission E model

 
Battery Suppliers For Hyundai And Kia Fail To Receive Certification In China
Battery Suppliers For Hyundai And Kia Fail To Receive Certification In China

2 Sep 2016, 13:35 UTC / Hyundai Motor Company, the South Korean business that owns the Kia and Hyundai brands, might have to delay the launch of new hybrids in China

 
Ariel Atom to Receive Hybrid Technology From Honda
Ariel Atom to Receive Hybrid Technology From Honda

4 Jul 2016, 08:27 UTC / The Ariel Atom, one of the most enjoyable and simple cars on the market, will receive a hybrid system in the future. The technology will come from Honda

 
Ricardo Completes Development of 48V Hybrid System, Can Cut CO2 By 15%
Ricardo Completes Development of 48V Hybrid System, Can Cut CO2 By 15%

1 Jul 2016, 14:54 UTC / The Brits at Ricardo have developed a 48 Volt hybrid system which can be fitted to both diesel or gasoline engines, and provides a CO2 reduction of 15%

 
Honda Pulls The Plug On The CR-Z In The Name Of Clarity
Honda Pulls The Plug On The CR-Z In The Name Of Clarity

17 Jun 2016, 13:40 UTC / Honda will stop manufacturing the CR-Z soon, as the 2016 model year is coming to an end. The hybrid coupe with a manual gearbox will not be replaced

 
Mercedes-Benz Will Add 48V Mild-Hybrid System To Facelifted 2018 S-Class
Mercedes-Benz Will Add 48V Mild-Hybrid System To Facelifted 2018 S-Class

12 Jun 2016, 10:59 UTC / Mercedes-Benz's new inline-six cylinder engines will be mated to an advanced mild hybrid system. It will boost fuel economy and increase performance

 
Toyota Has Sold Nine Million Hybrid Vehicles Globally
Toyota Has Sold Nine Million Hybrid Vehicles Globally

20 May 2016, 17:10 UTC / Toyota has a new reason to celebrate. Its hybrid car range has surpassed another million in sales, bringing the total to nine million vehicles globally

 
Genesis Brand Seeks Expansion, Will Go the Plug-In Hybrid Way
Genesis Brand Seeks Expansion, Will Go the Plug-In Hybrid Way

9 May 2016, 12:28 UTC / The newly-founded Genesis brand wants to expand its lineup in the coming years. It will provide plug-in hybrid versions of ongoing models to achieve the goal

 
Toyota Takes Next Step in Environment Protection by Using Biosynthetic Rubber
Toyota Takes Next Step in Environment Protection by Using Biosynthetic Rubber

21 Apr 2016, 09:27 UTC / Toyota has become the first automaker in the world to use biosynthetic rubber for the hoses of its vehicles. The new material reduces oil dependence and waste

 
Two-Thirds of New Cars Sold in Norway Last Month Were Hybrid or Electric
Two-Thirds of New Cars Sold in Norway Last Month Were Hybrid or Electric

14 Apr 2016, 11:53 UTC / The Norwegian car market is fascinating. While not big in volume, it manages to surprise in terms of eco-vehicle sales. 2/3 cars sold last month were plug-ins

 
More Electric Axles on the Way - A Look at the Tech Your Next Car Might Have
More Electric Axles on the Way - A Look at the Tech Your Next Car Might Have

24 Mar 2016, 16:53 UTC / ZF has released images and specifications of a new electric axle system. It develops 204 HP and is considered a game changer

 
Jaguar XJ Replacement Confirmed, Will Be Available in Hybrid Versions
Jaguar XJ Replacement Confirmed, Will Be Available in Hybrid Versions

20 Mar 2016, 12:55 UTC / Jaguar will make a successor for the XJ flagship saloon. Expected in 2019, the new XJ will be offered in hybrid versions and will have autonomous driving tech