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Firefighters can’t put out electric cars
Firefighters can’t put out electric cars

Us firefighters admitted that they are not prepared to extinguish electric cars and hybrid cars. Almost a third of the American firefighters surveyed are not trained at all to extinguish” battery-powered ” cars; half of the firefighters did not receive instructions and protocols on how to act in cases of an accident/fire of electric vehicles…. More

Revealed the exterior of the revamped Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross
Revealed the exterior of the revamped Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross

The appearance of the updated Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross was revealed before the premiere, after an unknown person published screenshots of the Mitsubishi corporate booklet on the forum. The compact crossover is waiting for serious changes in the exterior and interior, and the engine range will be replenished with a chargeable hybrid version of the PHEV…. More

What engines will get a new Mercedes S-Class?
What engines will get a new Mercedes S-Class?

Journalists British magazine Car has tested pre-production S-Class series W223, talked to the head of the development Department of Mercedes-Benz Jurgen Weissinger and revealed the range of engines of the new flagship of Daimler. At first, the sedan will be offered with two diesel engines, two petrol “six” and V8. // According, the new generation… More

Ferrari is testing a new hybrid (video)
Ferrari is testing a new hybrid (video)

The Italian company began testing the sport model on the race track in Fiorano. 2014 F1 changed their rules to use a more compact hybrid powertrain V6 turbo. In addition to possible attempts to end the dominance of Red Bull, the sport wanted to produce a more environmentally friendly product, simultaneously developing road technology. //… More

Ford is preparing a hybrid Bronco?
Ford is preparing a hybrid Bronco?

Hybrid Ford Bronco will get the unit on the base 3.0-liter V6 engine. This was reported by the Agency TFL Car, based on its source. According to the information portal, based on a hybrid Bronco will be the EcoBoost engine volume 3.0 liters, which is used on such models as the Explorer, and Lincoln Aviator…. More

How much will cost new KIA Sorento?
How much will cost new KIA Sorento?

New Korean SUV can be ordered with a diesel engine or petrol-electric hybrid powertrain and in three trim levels priced from £ 38,845 ($50,810). In anticipation of the start of deliveries of the new Korean SUV KIA Sorento, the company published the prices on their novelty, which start at 845 38 pounds. Originally the crossover… More

BMW 545e: 4.7 to “hundreds” with the consumption of 2.1 l!
BMW 545e: 4.7 to “hundreds” with the consumption of 2.1 l!

BMW continues to expand its lineup of plug-in hybrids on the basis of the 5-Series presenting today, August 12, BMW xDrive 545e. The novelty is equipped with a hybrid unit consisting of a 6-cylinder petrol engine with BMW TwinPower Turbo Technology and performance 286 HP, and simultaneous 109-horsepower electric motor. Thus, the total capacity of… More

Hybrid Ford Kuga: caution possible fire hazards!
Hybrid Ford Kuga: caution possible fire hazards!

American brand Ford confirmed the temporary suspension of sales of its new Kuga PHEV due to concerns about overheating batteries. Plug-in hybrid SUV arrived in showrooms a couple of months ago and still was considered successful, as it accounts for half of the Kuga, registered in Europe in the second quarter of this year. However,… More

What will be the new Nissan Note?
What will be the new Nissan Note?

Nissan is preparing to debut the third generation Note. The prototype of the novelties caught photospin two months before the premiere. It is expected that the Note will be slightly wider and lower than its predecessor, will have a more youth appearance with a sloping roof and will retain the petrol-electric powertrain. The first two… More