Increased power and reduced fuel consumption – Toyota’s advances in hybrid power technology are looking good.
Hybrid Cars Have a Noise Problem …
How do you make quiet cars more noisy so that pedestrians can hear them? It’s one of the problems facing car makers today
How Electric Hybrid Cars Work
Ever wondered how an electric hybrid car works? Here’s a video from Chevy Volt that explains it quite clearly
China’s First Hybrid Car
China’s first mass-produced hybrid car was launched today by BYD Auto. Based on their F3 model … a modest four-door sedan – this hybrid can even be charged from a power point in the owners home.
Holden’s Hybrid Car
If there is one thing that both Ford and Holden are lacking in Australia it’s a hybrid car to attract buyers who want to be environmentally friendly. Sadly neither of the big two seem interested in filling that gap anytime soon. Holden may have unveiled the Chevy Volt at the Sydney Motor Show last week […]
Toyota is Building a Bigger Hybrid
Newspapers in Japan are reporting that Toyota will have a new hybrid on the market by 2009. The new vehicle won’t be a replacement for the very successful Prius but will target the next level of engine capacity. It could even appear with a 3 litre motor.
Sales of Hybrid Cars Set to Boom
While the Honda Civic hybrid (pictured) and the Toyota Prius – perhaps the best known hybrid in Australia – did not seem to attract much attention at the Brisbane Motor Show that could all change in the next few years. A recent survey by KPMG of 140 automotive executives from around the world found that […]