Red Bull May Have Invented A Secret New Hybrid Technology

At the Singapore Grand Prix two weekends ago, Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won by an unbelievable 32 second margin over his closest rival. Seriously, it's unbelievable. Now F1 experts believe that Red Bull Racing's F1 engineers may have invented a new kind of traction control that links the car's hybrid engine to… » 10/08/13 3:43pm 10/08/13 3:43pm

BMW Is Going to Use Gorilla Glass in the BMW i8

After leaving most car enthusiasts wondering what's next when it introduced the all electric BMW i3, BMW released some details about the upcoming plug-in hybrid i8. At a test track showing off the sports car, BMW revealed that the i8 will be the first car to use Gorilla Glass for its windows. » 8/08/13 2:58pm 8/08/13 2:58pm

Does This Century-Old Prototype Hold The Answer To Electric Car Range…

The Woods Motor Vehicle Company was dead and gone by the end of WWI, but they were oddly prescient with many of their ideas. For example, they had a gasoline/electric hybrid vehicle way back in 1914, the Dual Power Model 44. This wasn't the first hybrid ever, but it does show that they were seriously experimenting with … » 1/28/13 3:20pm 1/28/13 3:20pm

What It's Like To Race In Porsche's $845,000 Hybrid Hypercar

(The Porsche 918 is still a prototype, but now some outsiders are getting rides. Bob Rouleau from Rennlist got a chance to ride in the car earlier in December. We're not jealous. At all. - Ed.) » 12/28/12 3:30pm 12/28/12 3:30pm

Founder Of Popular Chevy Volt Website Trades His Volt For A Ford

Chevy Volt owners are a fanatical, interesting bunch. Just watch the commercials. But one major gripe has always been that the car can only fit the driver and three passengers. So what is the Founder of GM-Volt.com supposed to do when his family grows? Get a Ford, of course. » 10/09/12 4:30pm 10/09/12 4:30pm

Audi E-Tron Becomes First Hybrid Car To Win Le Mans

Every win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans is historic, but the Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro's 1-2 victory was especially noteworthy as the vehicles were the first hybrids to win the prestigious auto racing marathon. Let's just not confuse these with your grandma's Prius. » 6/17/12 12:00pm 6/17/12 12:00pm

Miami Wasted $4 Million On Hundreds Of Cars That Sat In A Parking…

For six years, about 300 hybrid vehicles slated for Miami-Dade municipal service sat unused in a Miami parking garage. The $4 million fleet of low-emission cars, trucks and vans produced absolutely no emissions as they sat unused, although more than 125 cars have entered service since South Florida's el Nuevo Herald » 4/23/12 3:00pm 4/23/12 3:00pm

Neil Young's company being sued for damages from electric Lincoln fire

The company Neil Young founded to create his hybrid electric 1959 Lincoln Continental is being sued for property damage that occurred when the car set itself on fire in 2010. Unigard Insurance Co. is suing Lincvolt LLC. because they believe the company's conversion of the vintage Lincoln into a Hybrid was a negligent… » 1/22/12 9:00am 1/22/12 9:00am

2013 Ford Fusion Energi: The World's Most Efficient Car*

Amongst Ford's numerous powertrain choices for the 2013 Ford Fusion is the the 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid, a vehicle that may actually be the world's most fuel efficient car. WIth an anticipated EPA mileage of more than 100 MPGe it will be more efficient than the Volt and potentially even the Prius plug-in… » 1/08/12 10:37pm 1/08/12 10:37pm