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A study released March 13 revealed new diesel cars sold in the UK are 21 percent less polluting and 27 percent more economical than they were in 2003. The study also stated in the past decade, the increasing number of diesel cars fitted with advanced components, such as common-rail diesel and Start-Stop, have benefited from […]

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SsangYong is the latest company to reveal information about hybrid and green vehicles showcased at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show 2014. SsangYong announced it will unveil its new diesel-hybrid XLV concept (eXciting smart Lifestyle Vehicle) at this year’s Geneva International Motor Show in March. The company explained the XLV is a multi-role B-segment SUV […]

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Five World Champions and Le Mans winners plus a former Formula One driver will be at the wheel of Audi’s diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro race cars. As announced by Audi, this driver line-up will be competing in the 2014 FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and at Le Mans at the wheel of the German manufacturer’s […]

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Audi revealed a few more technical details about its 2014 Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid racecar. Announced earlier this week, the 2014-generation Audi R18 e-tron quattro is described by Audi as the most complex race car ever built by the company; at first glance, the new hybrid sports car appears like a continuous further development […]

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Volkswagen offered New Yorkers a glimpse of the future this week, bringing the Volkswagen XL1 in the city as part of a month-long American tour that took in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and now the Big Apple. The XL1 is the most fuel-efficient production car in the world, with a European combined fuel consumption rating […]

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Audi’s Allan McNish aims to consolidate his FIA World Endurance Championship lead at the Circuit Of The Americas in Texas on Sunday, at the wheel of his diesel-hybrid racecar. Dumfries-born McNish and co-drivers Tom Kristensen (Denmark) and Loïc Duval (France) are heading to the 3.427-mile circuit in Austin with a 22-point lead having scored two […]

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Less fuel consumption combined with higher speed – that’s how Audi won las weekend the 2013 Le Mans 24 Hours with its diesel-hybrid R18 e-tron quattro and its drivers Loïc Duval (F), Tom Kristensen (DK) and Allan McNish (GB). Following during the 81st running of the race, Audi published the following key facts: Faster and […]

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For the second time in a row, Audi has won the Le Mans 24 Hours with a diesel-hybrid race car and quattro drive. Victory was claimed by Loïc Duval (F), Tom Kristensen (DK) and Allan McNish (GB). The race podium was a full-hybrid affair, with Audi’s diesel-hybrid taking first and third, while Toyota’s gasoline-hybrid took […]

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