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 →
Demonstrating Land Rover’s legendary capability, its latest model, the Range Rover Hybrid is being put through its final engineering sign-off drive on a gruelling 9,950 mile endurance expedition.… Continue reading →
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.
Hybrid-R is based on a current Toyota production model and is equipped with a powertrain that features similar technology to that used by Toyota Racing’s TS030 Hybrid race car in the FIA World Endurance Championship.… Continue reading →
With the introduction of an all-new fourth-generation Pathfinder for the 2013 model year, Nissan‘s legendary adventure-ready Next Gen SUV took a major step forward in refinement, enhanced fuel economy, cutting-edge technology and family utility – including its industry first EZ Flex™ Seating System with innovative LATCH AND GLIDE™ technology. Now, for the 2014 model year, the evolution of the Pathfinder continues with the introduction of a new affordable hybrid powertrain system designed to enhance fuel economy and reduce CO2 emissions with no reduction of driving performance, passenger roominess or cargo capacity.… Continue reading →
The new Lexus IS 300h, making its European debut today at the Geneva motor show, is set to deliver unprecedented efficiency when it reaches Britain’s roads this summer, its 2.5-litre full hybrid powertrain posting CO2 emissions from 99g/km.… Continue reading →
Pricing and specification details have been announced for the British-built Auris Touring Sports. This is the first time the Toyota Auris has been introduced to a wagon car body style. It’s also the first model in its class to offer the choice of a full hybrid powertrain, marking further diversification of Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive technology.… Continue reading →