Just days ago, we felt pretty confident that the Bugatti Chiron or production Koenigsegg Regera would be the most crazy-powerful car at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. That's now looking very unlikely, as those two will probably come up several hundred horsepower short of the new AF10 from the UK's Arash Motor Company. This wild hybrid hypercar relies on a five-motor "warp drive" to put out 2,080 bhp. If it isn't the most over-the-top, ultra-powerful car in Geneva, we really look forward to seeing what is.
There are long, drawn-out car teasers, and then there are super-quick campaigns that are there and gone in a flash. Lexus goes the latter route with the all-new LC 500h. Just days after announcing the new hybrid and showing the first photos, it has revealed the details on the car's all-new hybrid powertrain and design ... plus more photos of the sexy blue coupe. Read More
In a world filled with chunky SUVs and four-door coupes, it was high time for a hero to come along and resuscitate the classic wagon. Thankfully, Volvo has stepped up to the plate with its stylish new V90. It mightn't be as boxy as the Swedish wagon driven by your high school geography professor, but don't worry, this is an estate car with pedigree.Read More
SsangYong, a longstanding Korean manufacturer of SUVs, will unveil two different vehicles at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show. The Tivoli XLV is an extended version of its popular Tivoli model, and the SIV-2 is a concept crossover the company is calling a "mild hybrid."Read More
Lexus finally made the 2012 LF-LC a reality by revealing the production LC 500 at last month's Detroit auto show. Not a full two months later, the smooth, curvy V8-powered 2+2 will get a sibling. Lexus will introduce the LC 500h, a hybrid version of the sporty two-door, at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show.
At the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, Kia is focusing on its "Green Car Roadmap" by showing hybrid and plug-in vehicles. One that's been anticipated for some time is the Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle (HUV), which has finally debuted as a production model for the 2017 model year.Read More
EasyJet has announced plans to test a hybrid hydrogen fuel system. The concept was conceived by students at Cranfield University and could save around 50,000 tonnes (55,115 tons) of fuel a year, as well as the associated CO2 emissions. It would recover energy from braking when a plane lands.Read More
Morgan, the family-owned British car manufacturer that still uses wood in the frames of its hand-assembled cars, has announced hybrid powertrains will be offered across its entire range by the end of the decade.Read More
Volkswagen has introduced its version of a plug-in hybrid SUV at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The VW Tiguan GTE Active Concept combines a gasoline engine with two electric motors and all-wheel drive to create an SUV with a claimed fuel economy of 75 mpg (3 l/100 km) and a range of 580 miles (933 km).
Ford has unveiled a new Fusion at the Detroit Auto Show. Known as the Mondeo in some markets, the Fusion receives a new twin-turbocharged V6, a pedestrian detection system for North America, and updates to the hybrid and plug-in hybrid models to go along with two new trim levels.Read More
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