Tag: Hybrids

Lotus Engineering develops a racing Honda Civic Hybrid

If you follow the history of Lotus Engineering, you'll find them involved in a number of interesting projects over the years. Here's another: development...

Toyota reports lithium-ion production in 2009… is this the key to...

Toyota announced this week that litium-ion battery production would begin in 2009, and that 2 brand new hybrids (all-new cars, additions to the line)...

Is this the new Supra?

Speculation by a Japanese enthusiast car magazine. Still, it's known that Toyota wants to compete in this arena again. And that they have been...

Lexus GS450H hybrid goes racing in Japan

WorldCarFans.com has the inside scoop on Lexus testing it's hybrid GS450H in Japan by taking it 24-hr endurance racing. A very smart move by Lexus......

Ford’s Hybrid Promises Fail

Autos Insider (The Detroit News) is reporting that Ford is backpedaling on it's promise to build 250k hybrids per year by the end of...

Poor Economics of Hybrids

Newsweek - via MSNBC - reports on lack of economic benefits of buying a Hybrid and owning it over a 5-year timeframe. Hybrids are...

AutoProphet: Ford & GM drinking the hybrid kool-aid?

The Auto Prophet wonders if Ford & GM are "drinking the kool-aid" over hybrids. Excellent point, and one to closely examine. Of course, GM doesn't...

c|net 2006 Ford Escape Hybrid

c|net reviews the Ford Escape Hybrid. The engine is "commendably advanced"... the rest of the vehicle is poor. Editors rating: 6.4 out of 10....