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Volkswagen is trying hard to put the diesel cheating scandal behind them, and one of the ways to shift consumer focus is by revealing design sketches of its battery electric car a week before the Paris Motor Show. The illustrations show a five-door hatchback with a low, ground hugging stance and a rear roofline that […]

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More details are beginning to surface about Volkswagen’s battery electric concept car that will debut at the Paris Auto Show on October 1. As Hybrid Cars noted earlier, the concept hatchback, a prototype or thinly veiled production model, will be about the size of the VW Golf, but with the interior space of the larger […]

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Comedian and car guy Jay Leno continued his fascination with electric cars while taking the Toyota i-Road electric concept car for a racetrack spin. Leno drove the three-wheel vehicle on a recent episode of the second season of “Jay Leno’s Garage.” The all-electric concept car can travel about 31 miles on a charge, when speeds […]

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An inside source has revealed that Infiniti is developing a plug-in hybrid, which will possibly be based on its Q80 Inspiration Concept. Unveiled in 2014 at the Paris Auto Show, the Q80 Inspiration Concept is a full-sized four door that rejects the conventional sedan profile in exchange for a fastback rear end. Hinges on the […]

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Hydrogen is an efficient energy source that can be used for both homes and cars, according to Toyota. “Clean generation of hydrogen from a wide range of primary energy sources will make local, self-sufficient power generation a global reality,” said the carmaker this week. “Fuel cell vehicles will take on a new role as power […]

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Toyota is getting ready to unveil next week the RND Concept, a production ready concept car that, in the company’s words, “will make a valuable contribution to the world we live in.” In doing so, Toyota is breaking with automotive industry convention by revealing a new product outside the familiar surroundings of an international auto […]

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A PHEV concept based on Volvo’s S60, named Volvo S60L PPHEV (Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) Concept Car, is slated for the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show. The gasoline plug-in hybrid – an electric car, hybrid car and high-performance car all rolled into one – offers the driver an outstanding combination of dynamic driving pleasure […]

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Known for its air and hydraulic suspensions, French carmaker Citroën will apply its expertise with pressurized air to power its vehicles. On the Citroën stand at the Geneva Motor Show, the brand will showcase a C3 VTi 82 prototype fitted with this new technology it calls Hybrid Air. According to Citroën, the C3 Hybrid Air […]

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