|Audi of America announces pricing for the electrified 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron|
|•The A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid is the first step towards an electrified future for Audi, combining a premium driving experience with the efficiency of an electric motor.
•The effective cost to buyers nationwide can be even lower with applicable federal and state incentive and tax credits.
•Vehicle is the first of many Audi e-tron models to come to the U.S.
Audi announced U.S. prices for the all-new 2016 A3 Sportback e-tron® will begin at $37,900, and purchasing customers may qualif...[Read more...]|
|CADILLAC CT6 TO OFFER PLUG-IN HYBRID ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGY|
| ||◾PHEV system expected to achieve fuel economy more than double that of conventional engine
◾Total system power estimated 335 hp and 432 lb-ft of torque
◾Includes Regen-on-Demand system
SHANGHAI - Cadillac announced today at the Shanghai Auto Show that it will add an available Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) propulsion system to its upcoming range-topping CT6 sedan. The new PHEV system is expected to more than double the fuel economy of the conventional powertrain offerings.
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|THE WAY TO THE FIRST VICTORY FOR THE PORSCHE 919 HYBRID|
|Stuttgart. First win for the Porsche 919 Hybrid: driving the innovative Le Mans prototype, works drivers Romain Dumas (France), Neel Jani (Switzerland) and Marc Lieb (Germany) won the São Paulo six-hour race on Sunday. It was the eighth and final round of the FIA 2014 World Endurance Championship (WEC). After being away for 16 years, it was only at the start of this season that Porsche returned to the top category of endurance racing.
- Developed in record time with race victory in de...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE 919 HYBRID FACTORY TEAM TRAVELS TO SPA FOR A DRESS REHEARSAL AHEAD OF LE MANS|
|◾Porsche factory race teams travel to the renowned Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the Spa 6 Hours, round 2 of the Sports Car World Endurance Championship (WEC) on 3 May
◾Following a third place finish at Silverstone with the new 919 Hybrid LMP1, Porsche arrives in Belgium ready to build on the experience and knowledge following that debut performance
◾Porsche Team Manthey 911 RSR arrives at Spa fresh from a 1-2 finish in the GT-Pro category at Silverstone
◾Race starts at 14:30 CET Saturday, fi...[Read more...]|
|Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid wins EBUS Award|
|• Award for the advanced hybrid technology from
• Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid impresses with synergies from the passenger car segment
• Judges praise the 'seriousness' of development efforts
In the fuel cell bus category, the Citaro FuelCELL Hybrid won the EBUS Award, the environmental award for public local transport. Roman Biondi, brand spokesman for Mercedes-Benz buses and EvoBus, and Ulrich Piotrowski, the Market Launch Manager for Mercedes-Benz hybrid and electric buses, a...[Read more...]|