Archive for the ‘Hybrid Vehicles’ Category

The World’s First Hybrid is a Century Old and it’s a Porsche

Monday, April 25, 2011 1:32 No Comments

We’re not sure what prompted Porsche to dig into its past and find the first hybrid car ever built, but that’s what they did and this is what they’ve come up with: Semper Vivus. Unveiled at the New Your Auto Show, the model is a faithful replica of the 1900 model that costs $750,000, almost [...]

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HHO Generator Converts Water into Fuel

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 12:36 1 Comment

Glenn Old, an Australian inventor, has recently developed a new interesting device that is able to convert water into fuel. He has been working with a group of American engineers to design the device that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save fuel. Called the HHO generator, the device generates enough hydrogen reduce carbon emissions [...]

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Mercedes-Benz S-class Hybrid to be Launched in 2010

Monday, January 4, 2010 13:44 1 Comment

Mercedes-Benz is planning to launch this year plug-in hybrid variant of S-Class, having great aerodynamic properties and improvements in its weight, which coupled with the hybrid drivetrain, allow the car to emit less than 100g/km of CO2 and boast a fuel efficiency of 80mpg.

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Eko Vehicles Claims to have Developed World’s First Production Hybrid Motorcycle

Sunday, December 27, 2009 1:06 No Comments

Eko Vehicles is an Indian manufacturer which recently has announced the development of the world’s first production hybrid motorcycle called ET-120. In short time this motorcycle will run on the Indian streets, offering about 280 miles per gallon with a top speed of 40 miles per hour.

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A New Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Car

Friday, June 12, 2009 1:49 No Comments

A team of students from Oxford and Cranfield Universities in England have designed a new hydrogen fuel cell-powered car, being to be unveiled next week. Autocar can reveal that the Riversimple Urban Car will have a far smaller fuel cell than in current industry prototypes and thus needs less hydrogen to be stored on board [...]

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India Plans to Generate 200GW of Solar Electricity by 2050

Tuesday, June 2, 2009 2:02 2 Comments

The Indian newsletter “The Hindu” announced that there is a project of the government from New Delhi for a massive expansion of solar energy systems. These will generate 200,000 megawatts by 2050.

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A New Prius will be Tested in Europe

Saturday, May 16, 2009 5:14 No Comments

About 150 Prius vehicles belonging to a new generation will be tested in Europe by the Japanese producer  to see how these cars behave in real life. The models can be loaded from any outlet and are equipped with a new lithium-ion battery.

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Peugeot and Citroen to launch another hybrid

Monday, May 4, 2009 11:49 No Comments

PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced plans to launch a new hybrid vehicle that will conveniently do away with the need for a complex system of driveshafts and transaxles. The system is called HYbrid4 and has an electric motor on the back side.  In front, the car is propelled by a diesel engine, to load the [...]

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Hummer H3 Hybrid gets 100 miles per gallon

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 2:34 No Comments

The hybrid engine developer Raser Technologies has presented at the the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit, the new electric hybrid plug-in Hummer H3 that has a 40 mile all-electric range, 268 hp and a fuel efficiency of over 100 mpg being much more greener than a Prius ( it gets about 55 [...]

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In Norway gasoline cars could be banned from 2015

Monday, April 27, 2009 7:53 No Comments

A proposal to ban sales of new gasoline-powered cars in Norway from 2015 could stimulate the “eco” cars market. “This is much more realistic than people think when they first hear about this proposal. The financial crisis also means that a lot of those car producers that now have big problems … know that they [...]

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