|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...]|
|HONDA ACCORD HYBRID WINS 2014 MOTORWEEK DRIVERS' CHOICE AWARD|
|The EPA-rated 50 mpg1 city Accord Hybrid (http://automobiles.honda.com/accord-hybrid) won a 2014 MotorWeek Drivers' Choice Award for Best Eco-Friendly vehicle. The award honors the 2014 Accord Hybrid for its class-leading combination of value, reliability and innovation.
Built at the Honda manufacturing facility in Marysville, Ohio2 alongside the gasoline-powered Accord, the model features a new two-motor hybrid system that seamlessly blends electric-only, hybrid and engine drive modes along ...[Read more...]|
|PORSCHE 918 SPYDER WOWS GOODWOOD|
|◾Innovative 887 hp plug-in hybrid super sports car makes public dynamic debut at Festival of Speed
◾Pedigree motorsport technology delivers maximum performance with minimum fuel consumption
◾Mid-mounted 4.6-litre V8 engine and two electric motors with lithium-ion batteries combine to deliver 0-62 mph in 2.8 secs, 211 mph top speed, plus approx. 85 mpg and 79 g/km CO2 (NEDC)
◾Independent all-wheel drive offers traction and driving dynamics benefits
◾Priced from 781,155 Euro – 'Weissach' packa...[Read more...]|
|Porsche Debuts Plug-In Panamera At Auto Shanghai|
|Today Porsche is celebrating the world premiere of the 2014 Panamera at Auto Shanghai, the Asian market's leading auto show. The centerpiece of the show for Porsche is the appearance of the new Panamera S E-Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid offering from the German automaker. Also making their debut are two luxurious Executive versions for the Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo, which feature an extended wheelbase and a completely new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine. With this launch, the Panamera l...[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...]|