Nissan Sold More Leaves Than Chevrolet Sold Volts in First Half of 2011

Although I don't quite see how one can truly compare any gasoline or hybrid car with a pure electric one in terms of market and customer targeting, it looks like the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt have something in common. Nissan's recent sales reports nevertheless say that the Leaf has outperformed the Volt in the first half of 2011.

Crazy: 644 Horsepower Hybrid MiniCooper

A UK-based company, PML, has modified the famous Mini so it goes from 0-60 in about 4 seconds, overpassing the Porsche Carrera 911, having...

Honda CR-Z Hybrid Getting Second Place of 25-Hour Endurance Race

It's a known fact that endurance tests are the ones that made a difference in the engine history, because those who did it at LeMans did it on the streets, in terms of reliability and life time. Honda CR-Z hybrid has competed in one such endurance racing, and even got a prize.

V2G (vehicle-to-grid): an Electric Car Payback System

The scientists from the University of Delaware created an electric car prototype that runs on electricity alone. The great fact is that it also can, theoretically, earn money for its owner by storing electricity and providing it for utilities when needed.

Mercedes Benz BlueZERO – A Trio of Green Concepts

Mercedes-Benz announced the BlueZERO concept which will be presented at the Detroit Auto Show, in January. Three different models will be available, all based on the Class B model, including the fully electric BlueZERO E-Cell featuring a lithium-ion battery that offers it an autonomy of up to 200 km, a 100 kW electric engine (equivalent to 136 horsepower) and a maximum torque of 320 Nm.
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is only given away by the "Hybrid" tag.

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid “One of Everything, Please”

The new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is a beautiful example of a hybrid electric vehicle that doesn't seem to look the part. What I’m trying...
Peugeot 208 Air, a Hybrid Vehicle with No Battery

Peugeot 208 Air Hybrid Vehicle Goes Nearly One Hundred Miles Per Gallon

Mention “hybrid vehicle,” and most people probably assume you mean hybrid “electric” vehicle, but in the case of the upcoming Peugeot 208 Air-Hybrid, you...
Next-Generation Toyota Prius Plug-In to Feature Inductive Charging

Next-Generation Toyota Prius Plug-In Without the Plug, Inductive Charging, That Is

Toyota was the first to introduce the hybrid electric vehicle as a mass-production model, the Toyota Prius, but Toyota didn't stop there . Kaizen, a...