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The maker of the BMW i8 two-speed e-axle has been recognized once again for its work. GKN Automotive has been honored with a coveted Automotive News PACE award for its two-speed eAxle technology, found on the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid. The Automotive News PACE award is known around the world as the industry benchmark for […]

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At the Geneva car show, Swedish carmaker Koenigsegg is giving the world a look at is new supercar: the 2016 Regera. The Regera is the latest addition to the current hypercar trend: insanely potent exotics driven by a hybrid powertrain. It’s a class that caters to the fortunate and affluent few that want unrestrained muscle […]

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GKN has produced for BMW’s i8 hybrid sports car the industry’s first two-speed eAxle. “GKN’s customers aren’t just looking to make their next car more efficient; they want to create new driving experiences,” said GKN Automotive CEO Andrew Reynolds-Smith. “Our expertise in driveline efficiency, torque vectoring and electric drive systems is enabling automakers to connect […]

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The McLaren P1 GTR hybrid race car will be the most powerful track-only model ever produced by McLaren Automotive. McLaren said this new lap-time-minded hybrid model will offer an on- and off-track driving experience like no other, with unique access to the technologies and expertise within the McLaren Technology Centre. Dynamic testing is well underway […]

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Bugatti is considering a hybrid powertrain in the neighborhood of 1,500-horsepower for its pending V16 Veyron. The company’s new CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer, a former R&D head at Audi and Porsche – according to anonymous sources speaking with Reuters – prefers a hybrid version of Bugatti’s next car. Blueprints for the next iteration are reportedly already […]

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Ferrari’s first hybrid supercar, the LaFerrari, has taken the prize in the Best Sports Car category during the Best Cars 2014 awards celebrated in Madrid. The award ceremony held at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium was organized by the Spanish motoring magazines Autopista, Automóvil, Coche Actual and Autovía. Ferrari’s LaFerrari is a limited-edition special vehicle of which […]

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The hybrid supercar McLaren P1 has achieved a sub-seven minute lap time of the Nürburgring circuit. From the start, the McLaren P1 has been developed with one clear goal: to be the best driver’s car on both road and track. Now realized, McLaren brought the P1 to the legendary Nürburgring to push this supercar to […]

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Who needs a seven-figure hybrid? Apparently a fair number of people who’ve spoken for every McLaren P1 to be produced for market in the U.S., Asia Pacific, Middle East, and now Europe. This news follows the last few orders of unsold cars in Europe this week, and other markets mentioned were already tapped. It did […]

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Toyota has become adept at hybridizing its mainstream offerings and now with BMW, it aims to apply the formula to a co-developed supercar that will need no excuses among the world’s elites. Presently Toyota’s top sports car is the gas-guzzling V10-powered Lexus LFA, and the collaboration to create a $300,000 or more hybrid sports car […]

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Mercedes-Benz is already developing plug-in hybrid and fuel-cell electric powertrains for production and experimental cars meant for more everyday driving, and in time even its no-holds-barred AMG performance division will go hybrid as well. This was revealed by Mercedes-AMG CEO and Chairman Tobias Moers in an interview with Australian publication Motoring in which he said […]

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