This Copper Steampunk Supercar Is As Efficient As A Prius But Oh So…

Europe's car industry is at the start of a massive nosedive right now. Maybe that's why Peugeot's 680 horsepower diesel Onyx concept is as fuel efficient as a Prius. » 9/27/12 12:51pm 9/27/12 12:51pm

New Socialist French President's Limo Is A Hybrid Hatchback

This weekend's election of Socialist candidate Francois Hollande to the presidency of France will have major impacts on the Eurozone, austerity policy, and the country's foreign relationships. More importantly, he gets to pick a car for his handover. » 5/09/12 9:30am 5/09/12 9:30am

World's first plug-in diesel hybrid is a Volvo wagon

The Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid combines too many things I like to be ignored (Volvo, diesel, wagon, AWD). This is Blue Bell Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream served by Allison Brie on the hood of... a Volvo wagon. » 2/21/11 4:00pm 2/21/11 4:00pm

FEV Shows Off Mahindra Scorpio Diesel Electric Hybrid Battery Pack,…

Well, there you have it folks, batteries in the boot, basically all the proof you get this is a hybrid SUV because everything else hybridy is in the transmission. We also gathered the Scorpio diesel hybrid is intended for production, but dates and the possibility of US import were left up to the Mahindra folks. Aside… » 4/14/08 1:00pm 4/14/08 1:00pm

Indian Mahindra Scorpio Diesel-Electric Hybrid SUV: First Pictures Of…

We just snapped off a couple of shots of the Mahindra Scorpio, the diesel-electric hybrid SUV we told you would be unveiled here at the 2008 SAE World Congress. Yes, it's before everything has opened to the engineering public. Yes, we may not have been officially allowed out on the floor. Yes, we probably broke a city… » 4/14/08 8:22am 4/14/08 8:22am

Indian Mahindra Scorpio Diesel-Electric Hybrid SUV To Be Revealed At SAE

Mahindra has just jointly announced with FEV that they'll be displaying their sub-continent-styled Mahindra Scorpio with a diesel-electric hybrid powertrain at the SAE World Congress this weekend here in Detroit. The system includes a 40 HP E-motor that works in stop/start, electric acceleration, and regenerative… » 4/10/08 1:39pm 4/10/08 1:39pm

BMW Diesel Mild Hybrid X5 Concept Officially Revealed, Officially Has A…

We've been saying for years the only efficient hybrid with current technology is one mated to a diesel engine, and now it looks like another automaker is jumping into the conceptual fray. Our little news yesterday on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics X5 — translated from Bruce, that appears to be an X5 outfitted with a… » 2/22/08 9:00am 2/22/08 9:00am

BMW X5 Twin Turbo Diesel Hybrid Concept Coming To Geneva, It's…

It seems that the cat is out of the bag and we now think we know what BMW will be highlighting, eco-wise, at this year's Geneva Motor Show. You know all that pleading for more diesel hybrids? According to CarScoop, the boys and girls form Bavaria will be showing off the "Vision EfficeintDynamics" which will be better… » 2/21/08 2:00pm 2/21/08 2:00pm