Green Vehicles

The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron Land Rover Unveils New Electric Defender Research Vehicle The Audi A3 e-tron Heavy goods transport Audi e-gas project Fiat 500e offers industry-best 108 MPGe highway rating The eco up! CO2-neutral mobility of the present and future All-new 2013 Fiat 500e Recharges the EV Segment Italian Style Frank and Ramona Zauft in Think Blue World Championship BLOODHOUND attemts world’s first carbon neutral land speed record CPT says 48V technology will facilitate super fuel efficient cars
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
The new Audi A3 Sportback g-tron
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is taking a large step towards sustainable mobility with the A3 Sportback g-tron. The compact five-door car, due to make its debut at the end of the year, is powered by the CO2-neutral fuel Audi e-gas. ...

Land Rover Unveils New Electric Defender Research Vehicle
Land Rover Unveils New Electric Defender Research Vehicle
Written By: Land Rover

Land Rover is continuing to champion British innovation and cutting-edge automotive engineering by unveiling seven new Electric Defender models at the Geneva Motor Show. ...

The Audi A3 e-tron
The Audi A3 e-tron
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is working intently to electrify the drivetrain using plug-in hybrid technology. The brand with the four rings is showing the Audi A3 e-tron at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show...

Heavy goods transport Audi e-gas project
Heavy goods transport Audi e-gas project
Written By: AUDI AG

Complete Commitment to Renewable-Energy Revolution in Cars...

Fiat 500e offers industry-best 108 MPGe highway rating
Fiat 500e offers industry-best 108 MPGe highway rating
Written By: Fiat Brand North America

2013 Fiat 500e Offers Unsurpassed 108 Highway MPGe Rating and Class-Leading 87 Miles of Driving Range ...

The eco up! CO2-neutral mobility of the present and future
The eco up! CO2-neutral mobility of the present and future
Written By: Volkswagen AG

The new eco up! is currently the world’s most fuel-efficient natural gas passenger car...

All-new 2013 Fiat 500e Recharges the EV Segment Italian Style
All-new 2013 Fiat 500e Recharges the EV Segment Italian Style
Written By: Fiat Brand North America

Designing city-friendly, environmentally responsible and fun-to-drive small cars is what the FIAT brand and its “Simply More” belief stand for...

Frank and Ramona Zauft in Think Blue World Championship
Frank and Ramona Zauft in Think Blue World Championship
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The winner of the first Volkswagen “Think Blue. World Championship.” on U.S. soil crossed the finish line in Los Angeles...

BLOODHOUND attemts world’s first carbon neutral land speed record
BLOODHOUND attemts world’s first carbon neutral land speed record
Written By: CNI

Carbon Neutral Investments sign exclusive partnership with BLOODHOUND, rendering it the world’s first carbon neutral land speed record attempt...

CPT says 48V technology will facilitate super fuel efficient cars
CPT says 48V technology will facilitate super fuel efficient cars
Written By: Controlled Power Technologies

The UK-based low carbon engine technology specialist, Controlled Power Technologies (CPT), says that the new 48 volt standard proposed by leading automakers ...

Volkswagen announces 2013 Jetta Hybrid Pricing
Volkswagen announces 2013 Jetta Hybrid Pricing
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The latest member of the Jetta family offers competitive pricing, excellent fuel economy, and the fun-to-drive nature expected of a Volkswagen ...

Mercede SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive
Mercede SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive
Written By: Mercedes-Benz AG

Electrifying - the world's most powerful electric super sports car...

Golf BlueMotion concept car – initial facts
Golf BlueMotion concept car – initial facts
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, Volkswagen is revealing one of the world’s most fuel-efficient cars: a concept of the new Golf BlueMotion...

Combines comfort and functionality with dynamic performance and style: the BMW Concept Active Tourer
Combines comfort and functionality with dynamic performance and style: the BMW Concept Active Tourer
Written By: BMW Group

With the new BMW Concept Active Tourer, BMW presents a vehicle at the 2012 Paris Motor Show which is the first in the premium compact segment to combine comfort and space ...

BMW and Green Mountain Energy Company Partner to Support Renewable Energy for DriveNow Program
BMW and Green Mountain Energy Company Partner to Support Renewable Energy for DriveNow Program
Written By: BMW Group USA

New car sharing program available to San Francisco residents...

Iconic British sports car maker Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé
Iconic British sports car maker Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé
Written By: Salon Privé

Iconic British sports car maker, Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé 2012, held at West London’s Syon Park from the 5th to 7th September....

BMW Launchs ParkNow Mobile Parking Service and Details DriveNow Car-Sharing Service
BMW Launchs ParkNow Mobile Parking Service and Details DriveNow Car-Sharing Service
Written By: BMW Group USA

BMW Group Announces Launch of ParkNow Mobile Parking Service and Details DriveNow Car-Sharing Service, Featuring 70 All-Electric BMW ActiveE Vehicles, in San Francisco...

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid hits 185 mph at Bonneville
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid hits 185 mph at Bonneville
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Carlos Lago runs 185 mph (298 kph) in turbocharged Jetta Hybrid to set Hybrid Speed Record at the Bonneville Salt Flats...

918 Spyder prototype in attractive Martini Racing design
918 Spyder prototype in attractive Martini Racing design
Written By: Porsche AG

New edition of a successful partnership – 918 Spyder prototype in attractive Martini Racing design...

Video - The All-New 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
Video - The All-New 2013 BMW ActiveHybrid 3
Written By: BMW Group

The quintessential sport sedan combines with cutting-edge hybrid technology for a new dimension to The Ultimate Driving Machine...

Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid – it's now a runner
Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid – it's now a runner
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

Ahead of schedule, Lotus’ new Evora 414E Range Extender Hybrid Electric Vehicle (REEV) has started its dynamic and durability testing at the Lotus HQ in Hethel, Norfolk....

World record for the Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 minutes at the Nürburgring
World record for the Audi R8 e-tron with 8:09.099 minutes at the Nürburgring
Written By: AUDI AG

R8 e-tron has set a world record for a production vehicle with an electric drive system on the Nürburgring Nordschleife ...

BMW i Born Electric Tour makes first stop in Rome
BMW i Born Electric Tour makes first stop in Rome
Written By: BMW Group USA

The Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome marked the starting point for the worldwide tour of BMW i ...

Volkswagen Beetle TDI is the third model in the Beetle lineup
Volkswagen Beetle TDI is the third model in the Beetle lineup
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The only Clean Diesel offering in the compact coupe category goes on sale in August...

VW Passat TDI sets record for the longest distance on one tank of clean diesel fuel
VW Passat TDI sets record for the longest distance on one tank of clean diesel fuel
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Mileage experts John and Helen Taylor complete 1626-mile drive in Chattanooga-built Volkswagen Passat TDI®—without stopping for fuel!...

Asian premiere of the E-Bugster – an electrified Beetle!
Asian premiere of the E-Bugster – an electrified Beetle!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Now Volkswagen is showing, in an Asian premiere at Auto China in Beijing, how this sportiness can also be transferred to a Beetle with pure electric ...

Porsche 918 Spyder evolution meets emotion
Porsche 918 Spyder evolution meets emotion
Written By: Porsche AG

The future is taking shape: with more than half of its development time completed, the Porsche 918 Spyder is firmly on course to become the super sports car of tomorrow...

BMW i8 Concept Spyder with eDrive
BMW i8 Concept Spyder with eDrive
Written By: BMW Group

Under the banner of its sub-brand BMW i, the BMW Group is developing a range of purpose-built vehicle concepts and complementary mobility services which meet the changing needs ...

Volkswagen E-Golf test fleet starts US testing
Volkswagen E-Golf test fleet starts US testing
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Nine-month pilot scheme evaluates prototype electric Golf models in three key markets as part of BEV research program...

Video - Goodyear self-inflating tire system helps reduce fuel consumption
Video - Goodyear self-inflating tire system helps reduce fuel consumption
Written By: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co

The days of checking tire pressure could be a thing of the past thanks to an innovation from Goodyear, which will be publicly demonstrated for the first time at the 2012 Geneva International Motor Show...

Volkswagen Cross Coupé with TDI plug-in hybrid Technology
Volkswagen Cross Coupé with TDI plug-in hybrid Technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Research – regardless of the area of research – always aims to identify solutions that point the way to the future. In December 2011, it was the Cross Coupé – a concept vehicle from Volkswagen ...

Audi Announces U.S. Introduction of A3 e-tron Electric Vehicle Pilot Program
Audi Announces U.S. Introduction of A3 e-tron Electric Vehicle Pilot Program
Written By: Audi of America

Audi today announced the battery-electric Audi A3 e-tron pilot program in the U.S. to define a progressive e-mobility driver experience for premium car buyers...

Volvo Car Corporation partner in development of smart charging concept for electric cars
Volvo Car Corporation partner in development of smart charging concept for electric cars
Written By: Volvo of North America

Volvo Car Corporation's focus on connectivity technology also includes smart features for charging of electric vehicles....

 Recruitment process for BMW’s First All-Electric, High-Performance Vehicle
Recruitment process for BMW’s First All-Electric, High-Performance Vehicle
Written By: BMW Group USA

Recruitment efforts officially get underway in seven U.S. markets to find 700 BMW “Electronauts” to join the 2012 ActiveE Field Trial, a collective mission to help define the future of mobility...

BMW Delivers First All-Electric ActiveE in the US
BMW Delivers First All-Electric ActiveE in the US
Written By: BMW Group USA

BMW today delivered the first all-electric ActiveE in the US and began the next chapter in its electromobility strategy. Ludwig Willisch, President and CEO of BMW of North America presented the keys to a BMW ActiveE ...

Stefan Jacoby at 2012 NAIAS:
Stefan Jacoby at 2012 NAIAS: "Our new, innovative gasoline plug-in hybrid paves the way for future"
Written By: Volvo of North America

Stefan Jacoby, President and CEO of Volvo Car Corporation, displayed an electrifying presence at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit when he drove the new XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept onto the stage at Monday's press conference....

Volkswagen unveils the 2013 Jetta Hybrid
Volkswagen unveils the 2013 Jetta Hybrid
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The new Jetta Hybrid offers the best of all worlds, marrying performance and engaging handling with miserly combined fuel economy...

Video - World premiere of the Volkswagen E-Bugster at Detriot – an electrified Beetle!
Video - World premiere of the Volkswagen E-Bugster at Detriot – an electrified Beetle!
Written By: Volkswagen AG

For many people, it is the most congenial car of a new era: The Beetle! The successor to an automotive icon. Its world premiere took place in April 2011 in New York, and it was launched on the market in October...

Video - Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept a unique blend of gasoline and electric power
Video - Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept a unique blend of gasoline and electric power
Written By: Volvo of North America

At the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Volvo Car Corporation will unveil an innovative gasoline plug-in hybrid....

Audi researching production of electrical energy storage devices
Audi researching production of electrical energy storage devices
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is continuing to step up its activities in the field of electric mobility. Today the car manufacturer is launching the eProduction research project together with selected partners...

Volvo at LA Auto Show 2011
Volvo at LA Auto Show 2011
Written By: Volvo of North America

Volvo Car Corporation claims green leadership through focus on four-cylinder engines and smart electrification...

SEAT unveils its first all-electric car
SEAT unveils its first all-electric car
Written By: SEAT S.A.

SEAT is working on its first electric car designed, developed and manufactured in Spain. The firm is unveiling the prototype Altea XL Electric Ecomotive...

Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel to drive 2800 miles through Eleven States
Jaguar XF 2.2 Diesel to drive 2800 miles through Eleven States
Written By: Jaguar USA

At 8:15 EST on November 7, 2011 a British-registered, right-hand drive Jaguar XF 2.2-liter diesel departed New York City with the aim of arriving in Los Angeles, California ...

Slaby-Beringer electric car innovative and revolutionary in its day
Slaby-Beringer electric car innovative and revolutionary in its day
Written By: AUDI AG

The Slaby-Beringer electric car, which appeared in 1919, was both innovative and revolutionary. This also applies to the new Audi urban concept, which interprets “electric mobility” ...

Pilot project kicks off with Audi A1 e-tron in Munich
Pilot project kicks off with Audi A1 e-tron in Munich
Written By: AUDI AG

20 units of the Audi A1 e-tron are on the roads of the Munich pilot region. Some trial participants even got the keys to their electric cars weeks ago...

Dynamic, efficient and innovative: the new BMW ActiveHybrid 3
Dynamic, efficient and innovative: the new BMW ActiveHybrid 3
Written By: BMW Group

In autumn 2012 a sensational new model will join the BMW 3 Series. In the new ActiveHybrid 3 – the world’s first hybrid at the premium end of the sports sedan class – the innovative BMW ActiveHybrid powertrain technology ...

The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Full Hybrid Power comes to the 5 Series Sedan
The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 Full Hybrid Power comes to the 5 Series Sedan
Written By: BMW Group USA

BMW today announced the introduction of its newest hybrid, the BMW ActiveHybrid 5. Based on the BMW 535i Sedan, the ActiveHybrid 5 brings together BMW’s 3.0-liter TwinPower Turbo inline six-cylinder engine...

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca
Written By: Porsche AG

It beat them all – on the track and at the gas pump. At its first outing on the West Coast of the USA, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid beat all other GT vehicles in Laguna Seca. ...

Video - The Audi urban concept
Video - The Audi urban concept
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is breaking new ground: The Audi urban concept technology study is a 1+1 vehicle for urban and metropolitan areas. The electric powered show car has four wheels, but does not fit into any current automobile category...

Video - New Volkswagen 1.4 TSI Engine with cylinder shut-off technology
Video - New Volkswagen 1.4 TSI Engine with cylinder shut-off technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen continues to make great strides in improving the fuel economy of its vehicle models. The latest efficiency technology is cylinder shut-off – it will debut in the new 1.4 TSI in early 2012....

Volkswagen NILS - single-seat electric concept vehicle
Volkswagen NILS - single-seat electric concept vehicle
Written By: Volkswagen AG

NILS, a single-seat electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse of a new form of minimalist mobility, has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month...

Premium class space concept the Audi A2 concept
Premium class space concept the Audi A2 concept
Written By: AUDI AG

With the electric-only powertrain of the A2 concept, Audi is offering another peek into the future of electric mobility at the 64th International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The technical study features a classic, premium-standard space concept that offers plenty of room for four people...

BMW EfficientDynamics looking for the next gram
BMW EfficientDynamics looking for the next gram
Written By: BMW Group USA

Even the most efficient internal combustion engine can only convert about one-third of the energy derived from fossil fuels into the mechanical kinetic energy needed to power a motor vehicle. ...

The new up! a small Volkswagen with great potential
The new up! a small Volkswagen with great potential
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Volkswagen has redrawn the map of the small car world. The goal: to develop a small car with charisma, a small car with maximum space on a minimal footprint, a small car with the most fuel-efficient engines or an electric drive...

Video - The Audi urban concept – a completely new kind of concept car
Video - The Audi urban concept – a completely new kind of concept car
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is once again opening up new horizons: the Audi urban concept is a 1+1-seat, ultra-light car for congested urban spaces. The technical study, which will be shown at the Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) 2011...

Video - BMW Group Presents Mobility of the Future with the i3 and i8
Video - BMW Group Presents Mobility of the Future with the i3 and i8
Written By: BMW Group USA

BMW i is about the development of visionary vehicles and mobility services, inspiring design and a new understanding of premium that is strongly defined by sustainability. With BMW i the BMW Group is adopting an all-embracing approach...

Aston Martin Cygnet enters the ECO-Rally
Aston Martin Cygnet enters the ECO-Rally
Written By: Aston Martin

Bridgestone Eco-Rally this weekend. In the marquee's debut appearance at the event, the Cygnets will cement their place as the ultimate city cars, a tailor-fit solution for urban driving. ...

The Audi e-tron Spyder at Le Mans 2011
The Audi e-tron Spyder at Le Mans 2011
Written By: AUDI AG

At the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi demonstrates just how dynamic the future of electric mobility will be. Audi is presenting the Audi e-tron Spyder concept car against the backdrop of Le Mans vers le futur...

Video - Audi Q5 hybrid quattro the perfect combination of power and efficiency
Video - Audi Q5 hybrid quattro the perfect combination of power and efficiency
Written By: AUDI AG

The Audi Q5 hybrid quattro combines the performance of a six-cylinder with the fuel economy of a four-cylinder. The highly variable interior offers plenty of room for recreation and family. The vehicle is powered by a 2.0 TFSI producing ...

Video - Volvo Car Corporation tests flywheel technology cuts fuel consumption with up to 20 percent
Video - Volvo Car Corporation tests flywheel technology cuts fuel consumption with up to 20 percent
Written By: Volvo Car Corporation

A light, cheap and very eco-efficient solution that makes a four-cylinder engine feel like a six at the same time as fuel consumption drops with up to 20 percent. This autumn, Volvo Car Corporation will be one of the world's first car makers to test the potential of flywheel technology ...

Design award and top positions for Volvo Car Corporation at Michelin Challenge Bibendum
Design award and top positions for Volvo Car Corporation at Michelin Challenge Bibendum
Written By: Volvo Car Corporation

All of Volvo Car Corporation's three cars the 11th Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin achieved top results in the international sustainability event....

Audi wins honors at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum
Audi wins honors at the 2011 Michelin Challenge Bibendum
Written By: AUDI AG

“Clean, safe, connected” was the motto for the eleventh Michelin Challenge Bibendum held in Berlin from May 18 – 22. Audi was there with technologies and products in keeping with this motto. Exciting exhibits at the trade show booth presented Audi balanced mobility...

Boxster E prototypes attract many prospective customers
Boxster E prototypes attract many prospective customers
Written By: Porsche AG

The two Boxster E prototypes which Porsche showed off at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin last week have proved to be a real attraction to the public. At this forum for sustainable mobility...

Panamera S Hybrid and 911 Carrera sweep environment rally honors
Panamera S Hybrid and 911 Carrera sweep environment rally honors
Written By: Porsche AG

Shortly before its launch, the new Porsche Panamera S Hybrid has already scored a sensational success. With its parallel full hybrid drive it has won the Intercity Rally at the eleventh Michelin Challenge Bibendum ...

Panamera Diesel long distance champion with range in excess of 1,200 kilometers
Panamera Diesel long distance champion with range in excess of 1,200 kilometers
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s sporty Gran Turismos are receiving reinforcements in the guise of a long range cruiser with an impressive turn of speed. With a range in excess of 1,200 kilometers (745.6 miles) on an 80 liter (21.13 gallons) tank...

Skoda Fabia GreenLine II achieves 1,246 miles on a single tank of fuel
Skoda Fabia GreenLine II achieves 1,246 miles on a single tank of fuel
Written By: Skoda

Austrian economy driving specialist Gerhard Plattner has achieved 1,246 miles (2,006 km) on a single 45 liter tank of fuel in a Skoda Fabia GreenLine. ...

Volkswagen steps up its use of plug-in hybrid technology
Volkswagen steps up its use of plug-in hybrid technology
Written By: Volkswagen AG

At the Vienna Motor Symposium, the Chairman of the Volkswagen Group, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, announced that the Volkswagen Group will be going into production with a range of important models with plug-in hybrid technology ...

Video - Jaguar to build C-X75 Hybrid Supercar
Video - Jaguar to build C-X75 Hybrid Supercar
Written By: Jaguar USA

Jaguar C-X75 will become the British marquee's most advanced model to date. It will offer performance on a par with the fastest production cars on the market, while adopting cutting-edge technology that offers remarkably economical running. ...

Video - Concentrated technical expertise the Audi A3 e-tron concept
Video - Concentrated technical expertise the Audi A3 e-tron concept
Written By: AUDI AG

Audi is set to unveil an attractive technical study – the A3 e-tron concept – in Shanghai. The four-seat notchback sedan integrates the full breadth of the brand’s technological expertise – from the enhanced MMI operating system, ...

BMW Furthers Commitment to Mobility in Urban Environments
BMW Furthers Commitment to Mobility in Urban Environments
Written By: BMW Group USA

Today BMW North America made three announcements in New York City to contribute to furthering sustainable mobility and recognizing the important role New York City plays as a proving ground in this area. ...

Auto Shanghai 2011: BMW Brilliance Automotive presents prototype of a plug-in hybrid sedan
Auto Shanghai 2011: BMW Brilliance Automotive presents prototype of a plug-in hybrid sedan
Written By: BMW Group USA

In the run-up to the international automobile trade show Auto Shanghai 2011, BMW Brilliance Automotive presents the concept of a premium-segment plug-in hybrid sedan. ...

Video - The Volvo C30 Electric tested in rough winter conditions
Video - The Volvo C30 Electric tested in rough winter conditions
Written By: Volvo of North America

The Volvo C30 Electric has been exposed to rough winter conditions in order to ensure that the battery-powered car runs smoothly in temperatures as low as -20° Celsius....

Porsche's Plug-in Hybrid 918 Spyder Goes From Dream to Reality
Porsche's Plug-in Hybrid 918 Spyder Goes From Dream to Reality
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Now available for ordering, the 918 Spyder will feature cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology and stunning performance, forever changing the future of the super sports car...

Porsche Takes on Nurburgring 24 with An Even More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Porsche Takes on Nurburgring 24 with An Even More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche AG will enter the Nürburgring 24 hour race on June 25, 2011, with a more advanced version of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid. The priority for this latest edition was improvement of efficiency through the targeted optimization of hybrid components, which also resulted in a 20 percent weight red...

Lotus Engineering Unveils Supercharged Production Range Extender
Lotus Engineering Unveils Supercharged Production Range Extender
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The production Lotus Range Extender is an extremely compact, lightweight, low-cost engine and generator, designed specifically for hybrid electric vehicles. The initial concept engine was fitted to the Jaguar Limo Green research vehicle and this new version has been redesigned by Lotus Engineering a...

World debut of New Bulli by Volkswagen in Geneva
World debut of New Bulli by Volkswagen in Geneva
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

The Volkswagen bus, like no other car, stands for the spirit of freedom. It debuted over 60 years ago in 1950 with a contagiously simple design. Its internal Volkswagen code name was T1 for Transporter 1. The Germans called it the Bulli, and to Americans it was the Microbus. ...

Porsche Announces It Is Stepping Up its Research on Electric Sports Cars
Porsche Announces It Is Stepping Up its Research on Electric Sports Cars
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

On-Road Tests Are Being Conducted With Three Electric-Powered Boxsters...

Video - Green Light for Series Development of The 918 Spyder
Video - Green Light for Series Development of The 918 Spyder
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Decision Made Today by the Porsche Supervisory Board...

BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Qualifies for $900 Tax Credit
BMW ActiveHybrid 7 Qualifies for $900 Tax Credit
Written By: BMW Group USA

The Internal Revenue Service today certified that the BMW ActiveHybrid 7 qualifies for up to a $900 tax credit ...

Video - Audi A1 e-tron
Video - Audi A1 e-tron
Written By: Audi of America

The Audi A1 e-tron is a Mega City Vehicle (MCV) with an innovative drive technology. It comes equipped with a powerful electric motor for zero-emission ...

BMW Avanced Diesel Sedan Wins Green Cars Award
BMW Avanced Diesel Sedan Wins Green Cars Award
Written By: Jason

For the second year in a row, BMW is honored to be named as one of the Top 10 Green Cars for 2010 by Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com...

Volkswagen presents Milano Taxi concept that is driven emissions-free
Volkswagen presents Milano Taxi concept that is driven emissions-free
Written By: Volkswagen AG

Electric cars that are driven emissions-free will revolutionize mobility over the mid-term, especially in urban areas....

Video - MINI E Racei Green power through the Green Hell
Video - MINI E Racei Green power through the Green Hell
Written By: BMW Group

Taking on the infamous Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit at race speed with an electrically powered car is an ambitious project...

Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car
Volkswagen BlueMotion Models Honored as 2010 World Green Car
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen AG and Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today the BlueMotion product brand consisting of the Golf, Passat, and Polo, was declared the 2010 ...

Video - Mercedes-Benz S400 HYBRID joins the 2010 S-Class Family
Video - Mercedes-Benz S400 HYBRID joins the 2010 S-Class Family
Written By: Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz is launching an innovative S400 HYBRID model for the 2010 model year. Featuring V8-like power, the S400 HYBRID comes with the world's first lithium-ion battery...

The efficiency standard - the Audi A8 hybrid
The efficiency standard - the Audi A8 hybrid
Written By: AUDI AG

Power like a big V6, fuel economy like a modest four-cylinder unit – Audi presents the A8 hybrid as a technology concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Its two propulsion units – a 2.0 TFSI and an electric motor – develop a total output of 180 kW (245 hp)...

Video - Porsche Reveals High-Performance 918 Spyder Concept
Video - Porsche Reveals High-Performance 918 Spyder Concept
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The 918 Spyder concept combines high-tech racing features with electric-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities. For example, it is planned to provide an emission level of just 70 grams of CO2 per kilometer on fuel consumption of only three liters/100 kilometers (equal to approximately 78...

Audi A1 e-tron – Electric Driving in the City
Audi A1 e-tron – Electric Driving in the City
Written By: Audi of America

The new e-tron model series from Audi will gain another new member at the Geneva Motor Show: The Audi A1 e-tron is a Mega City Vehicle (MCV) with an innovative drive technology. It comes equipped with a powerful electric motor for zero-emission driving in the city....

Video - Next-Generation Porsche Cayenne Led by Intelligent, Powerful Hybrid
Video - Next-Generation Porsche Cayenne Led by Intelligent, Powerful Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Led by a technologically advanced full hybrid model, the all-new, next-generation Porsche Cayenne sport-utility vehicle will debut at the Geneva motor show in early March. In line with the Porsche Intelligent Performance philosophy, the entire range, from the entry level Cayenne with a V6 engine to ...

Lotus Engineering unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept
Lotus Engineering unveil the Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Concept
Written By: Lotus Cars Limited

The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid, so-named because this latest environmentally-focused technology demonstrator from Lotus Engineering produces 414 PS (306 kW) of power, promises breathtaking performance from a highly efficient propulsion system. ...

Video - Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
Video - Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche AG, the Stuttgart, Germany-based high-performance car and SUV manufacturer, shared more information about its Cayenne S Hybrid, which will debut next year. Using a parallel full hybrid design with the electric motor between the combustion engine and the transmission, Porsche engineers have b...

Video - The New Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible
Video - The New Bentley Continental Supersports Convertible
Written By: Bentley Motors Limited

The Continental Supersports Convertible further strengthens Bentley’s supercar range, following the introduction of the Continental Supersports Coupé in 2009. The new Supersports Convertible, with the same 630PS (621bhp/463kW) twin-turbocharged W12 engine, is the fastest, most potent drop top Bentle...

Volkswagen Up! Lite – This car is the world’s most fuel-efficient four-seater
Volkswagen Up! Lite – This car is the world’s most fuel-efficient four-seater
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

Volkswagen – Europe’s strongest automotive brand – is setting standards worldwide when it comes to efficiency with its clean high-tech TDI and TSI engines. Now this is being followed up by latest coup at the Los Angeles Auto Show (December 4 to 13): the world premiere of the Up! Lite A progressive, ...

Volkswagen's World Premiere of the New Compact Coupe Hybrid Concept Car at the 2010 NAIAS
Volkswagen's World Premiere of the New Compact Coupe Hybrid Concept Car at the 2010 NAIAS
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

For Volkswagen, this marks the beginning of an action-packed year, in which more new models will be introduced than ever before in the company’s history. First on the spectacular list of new products for the 2010 calendar year is a car based on entirely new concepts and technology,...

THE 2010 BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 7
THE 2010 BMW ACTIVEHYBRID 7
Written By: BMW Group USA

Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, 13 August 2009, 6pm Eastern... On the heels of the ActiveHybrid X6, today BMW announced the production version of the all-new BMW ActiveHybrid 7, which will also premiere at the Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA) in September. The BMW ActiveHybrid 7 will reach America shores in Sp...

Jetta TDI Cup 'Street' Edition Racing Into Dealer Showrooms Soon
Jetta TDI Cup 'Street' Edition Racing Into Dealer Showrooms Soon
Written By: Volkswagen of America, Inc

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 4 /Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the Jetta TDI Cup "Street" Edition will be available in dealer showrooms January 2010. The concept debuted in Las Vegas during the 2008 SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) show. Following the SEMA show the concept was displa...

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