As the calendar prepares to turn from one year into another, it’s time to look ahead to what hybrid vehicles will be the best choice (i.e. most fuel efficient) for consumers in 2014. In general, the fuel efficiency of cars gets better with each model year. That holds true for […]
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Thinking of buying an electric car to save either the planet, or some money, or both? According to the Mitsubishi Motors Australia online pricing calculator, the driveaway price of a new plug-in i-MiEV electric car is a staggering $53,230. That’s roughly the same as you’d pay for a high-performance Ralliart […]Read more ›
If 3D car printing sounds like sci-fi to you, it’s the here and now. Engineers have found ways to build not just cars, but auto parts and restoration models using CAD drawings, 3D printers and molten polymer. Will these 3D cars and parts change the auto industry as we know […]Read more ›
They’re not the M&M we’re used to hearing about in North America, but Mahindra & Mahindra, the largest utility vehicle maker in India, is developing hybrid technology that could be a global game-changer. The company is currently working on creating machinery that can be deployed in vehicles with manual transmissions, […]Read more ›
In a year when electric car sales have continued on an upward trajectory, Chevrolet and Nissan both reported having their “best November ever” with the hybrid versions of their Volt and Leaf respectively. Nissan sold 2,003 Leafs in November, which exceeds their October total by one car. Chevrolet reported 1,920 […]Read more ›
Buying a hybrid car is one of the best ways of reducing your environmental footprint, and can also dramatically reduce your ongoing costs of driving. However, hybrids do have a reputation of being staid family cars, without the get-up-and-go that you see in a traditional high-performance vehicle. Sure, sports cars […]Read more ›
More and more consumers are examining hybrid car technologies for their next vehicle choice because of their purported advantages for the environment. But Jigar Shah, an entrepreneur focused on the growth of energy initiatives, would like to issue a rebuttal to such claims, calling hybrids “overrated.” The former speaker for […]Read more ›