Reviews of the new 2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid are starting to hit, and it seems like all reviewers are giving it very positive reviews – while not getting as great gas mileage as the Prius, it sounds like its a lot more fun to drive. The New York Times is … Continue reading
Ford has just come out with their C=Max hybrid line of cars, and they’ve now introduced the latest addition – a plug-in hybrid version, called the C-Max Energi. The new Energi can go about 21 miles on electric power alone, and you can recharge it in about 2 1/2 hours … Continue reading
Researchers at UCLA, while trying to figure out a way to mass produce graphene, an extremely thin pure form of carbon, have created a supercapacitor that can be charged quickly and can hold much more electricity than standard batteries. And the same research team now feels that they’ve found a … Continue reading
Green Car Reports just posted their latest list of the top 10 hybrids giving great gas mileage. The list has all the usual suspects (Prius, Honda Insight) along with a couple of new entries, like the 2013 Volkwsagen Jetta Hybrid.
2013 ford fusion hybrid It looks like there’s been substantial changes to the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid. A smaller gas engine coupled with a bigger electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack replacing the nickel-metal hydride battery pack used in the 2012 model leads to an overall increase of … Continue reading
Students at the University of Middle Tennessee have been working towards developing a hybrid kit that enables you to change your car into a hybrid. It’s taken them five years of research, but they’re now talking with potential investors to put their hybrid kit into production. The cost? They’re … Continue reading
2013 Ford C-Max Although its not on sale yet, we’re starting to see reviews of the new Ford C-Max Hybrid. Ford has designed it’s C-Max to go head to head against the Prius, especially the larger version of the Prius – the Prius v.
Chrysler Town & Country PHEV Chrysler has been moving ahead with plans to release a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) version of its popular Town & Country minivan. They now have 25 Town & Country minivans driving around the roads of Arizona, North Carolina, and Michigan as part of the data-collection phase … Continue reading