Peugeot Technological Tour de Force: The 208 Hybrid Air 2L Demonstrator

2015 Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator Front Angle

Continuing its proactive approach to lowering fuel consumption and emissions, PEUGEOT is showcasing its 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator at next month’s Paris Motor Show.  The 2L stands for two litres per 100km, equivalent to 141mpg, and is based on a production version of the Peugeot 208 1.2-litre PureTech 82hp 5-seater Hatchback.… Continue reading

All-New Lexus NX Compact Luxury-Utility Combines Breakthrough Design and Choice of Turbo or Hybrid Power

2015 Lexus 300h Front

Lexus created the luxury-utility crossover category with the original midsized RX model in 1998 and is now poised to disrupt the growing compact segment with the all-new 2015 NX. Inspired by performance vehicles, the 2015 NX unites the engineering input of racers with the impeccable touch of Lexus luxury in a design that steals the show.… Continue reading

All-New 2014 Toyota Highlander Rings


Dashing through the snow in a 270-horse all-new Highlander.  Active families will be able to add holiday cheer to their new year when the all-new 2014 Highlander sport utility vehicle (SUV) begins rolling into dealer showrooms later this month.  The all-new fuel-efficient Highlander Hybrid will arrive at Toyota dealers in mid-February 2014.… Continue reading

Tristar Worldwide Puts the Volvo V60 plug-in Hybrid on Trial


Chauffeur company Tristar Worldwide has taken delivery of three Volvo V60 plug-in hybrids to trial as part of the Energy Saving Trust’s Plugged-In Fleet Initiative (PIFI).

The vehicles will be with Tristar for six to eight months covering over 20,000 miles each. Initially placed with key decision makers at Tristar, the vehicles will then be rolled out to chauffeurs to fully assess the operational benefits of a Plug-in Hybrid.… Continue reading

New S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID: The S-Class as a “three litres per 100 kilometres” car

2014 Mrcedes S-Class 500 Hybrid

The third hybrid model of the new S-Class, the S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID, sets new benchmarks with regard to efficiency as well as drive-system and climate comfort. With 69 g CO2 per kilometre (3 litres/100 km) the S-Class sets a new benchmark for luxury saloons that just a few years ago was thought virtually impossible.

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