Posts Tagged: "hybrid cars"

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Google’s Autonomous Cars Almost Ready for Commuting

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Google has really been pushing their self-driving car project, trying to get it up and running. Yesterday, they announced another milestone for the project: that it’s fleet of about a dozen autonomous rides has now driven 300,000 miles without getting into an accident while being under computer control. While Google...

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Porsche 918 Spyder Prototypes Begin Testing

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Porsche has announced that it’s currently testing its 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid prototypes. The car as certainly involved since we last seen it flex its 770 hp and has emerged as a head-turning high-performance vision of efficiency.  It’s designed as a plug-in hybrid vehicle combining a high-performance combustion engine with cutting-edge...

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The Fisker Atlantic Plug In Hybrid Concept

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Fisker Automotive unveiled its new younger sibling to its Karma EV with their Atlantic Concept model at the 2012 New York Auto Show. As the latest model in the company’s expanding lineup of Electric Vehicle (EV) extended range cars, it’s meant to be more affordable and mass-marketable than the Karma....

BMW i8 Spyder Concept

BMW i8 Spyder Concept

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With its eye toward the future of mobility, BMW i has unveiled its third concept with the i8 Spyder that builds upon the i8 coupe that debuted last year. While still a concept it does appear to have features that bring it closer to production models that will eventually go...

Volvo unveils XC60 plug-in hybrid concept

Volvo’s XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept

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Volvo decided against a svelte plug-in hybrid when coming up with its XC60 and opted for a more boxy SUV type as the base for its newest concept. It gutted its XC60 and used a turbocharged gas 4-cylinder engine that pushes out 280hp up-front, and also used a 70hp electric...