Latest news about: hybrids

Renault’s hybrid has become even bigger
Renault’s hybrid has become even bigger

Renault has announced the launch of three new hybrids in Europe. We have already talked about two of them. This is a Renault Arkana SUV with an E-Tech system in a non-rechargeable version (E-Tech Hybrid, 140 hp) and a rechargeable Renault Megane E-Tech Plug-in Hybrid hatchback (160 hp, 50 km without starting the internal combustion… More

The new Multivan will turn into a hybrid
The new Multivan will turn into a hybrid

The Volkswagen T7 Multivan teaser campaign continues as the automaker revealed new details about the upcoming plug-in hybrid variant. Called the Multivan eHybrid, it features a lithium-ion battery, electric motor, turbocharged petrol engine and dual-clutch transmission. Volkswagen did not go into details, but said the battery is installed under the floor. This helps maximize interior… More

Hybrid BMW X5 will be equipped with eco-friendly tires
Hybrid BMW X5 will be equipped with eco-friendly tires

BMW was the first to switch to tires using FSC certified natural rubber and rayon fiber. They will be used in plug-in hybrids BMW X5 xDrive45e produced by the American BMW Group Plant Spartanburg. The Forest Stewardship Council is an international non-profit organization that sets standards for responsible forest management to combat climate change. BMW… More

Lamborghini electrifies
Lamborghini electrifies

During the live broadcast of the electrification program, the brand revealed a teaser for an all-electric Lamborghini. Vague silhouettes have also emerged for what might be the replacement for the Huracan and Aventador. Lamborghini announces plans to halve CO.2 emissions by early 2025 by hybridizing three of its models: the Huracan, Aventador and the Urus… More

Hybrids in WRC: Hyundai tests new combat model
Hybrids in WRC: Hyundai tests new combat model

During the first tests, the developers wanted to understand its behavior and its strengths and weaknesses. Current plans suggest that the vehicle will be tested at a number of different locations across Europe to assess its performance in all conditions and terrain. The Hyundai Motorsport team did an amazing job and worked so hard to… More

Will the new GAC Trumpchi GS8 get the most reliable hybrid installation?

In China, where it is known as the GAC Trumpchi GS8, the car was introduced back in 2016. Therefore, the Chinese company is preparing a second generation model, as evidenced by the official photos of the prototype of the future novelty. So, the updated GAC Trumpchi GS8 will retain the same proportions and two-story head… More

Renault launches sales of hybrid Megane
Renault launches sales of hybrid Megane

Renault Megane hatchback has got an E-Tech hybrid power plant. The Megane station wagon had this one a year ago, but now the choice of bodies with it has doubled (alas, the sedan is deprived of attention). Under the hood is an aspirated 1.6 and two electric motors connected by an unusual multimodal transmission without… More

Large KIA K8 sedan with a consumption of 5.6 litres
Large KIA K8 sedan with a consumption of 5.6 litres

KIA’s global lineup has expanded to include the highly fuel efficient K8 Hybrid, a five-meter sedan. The electrified version of the model has a fuel consumption of only 5.6 liters per 100 kilometers in mixed mode. Note that ordinary K8s with internal combustion engines are at least one and a half times more gluttonous. It… More

First details about the brand-new Toyota Prius
First details about the brand-new Toyota Prius

The first details about the next generation Toyota Prius hybrid model have appeared on the web. They were obtained by Japanese colleagues from BestCarWeb through insiders close to the concern. The highlight of 2023 will be a complete change to the Japanese Toyota Prius model. The foreign car was redesigned using the TNGA platform. The… More

“Wolf in sheep’s clothing”: Toyota Prius turned into a hunting machine
“Wolf in sheep’s clothing”: Toyota Prius turned into a hunting machine

Dallas-based Starwood Customs has posted photos of its new project. The Toyota Prius hybrid car has been fitted with a heavily redesigned body and an upgraded chassis, making it the perfect hunting car. The main difference between the new project Starwood Customs, which was named Predator Prius, from the production hybrid model, is the modified… More