Who doesn't know the Bugatti? French car manufacturer, famous above all for its sports cars with extreme characteristics, fast, aerodynamic, aggressive and… luxurious! In 1920, riding the wave of success was the Bugatti Type 35, the car that managed to collect more than 1,000 victories.
The Imperia is a Belgian car manufacturer, where the first cars were powered by a 3, 4.9 and 9.9 liter four-cylinder petrol engine. After a long period of inactivity, the company has reborn with an ecological philosophy and thanks to the designer Denis Steven, Imperia has created a luxurious car ready to go into production.
Until recently, racing fans mocked electrified racing cars and frowned upon electric cars like the Nissan Leaf or hybrids like the Toyota Prius either. The automotive landscape has changed and today, electrifying a racing car has become quite a popular procedure among manufacturers.
Some define it as a sexy car and some as a "monster of power", it is the latest jewel presented by the Roadster car manufacturer. The electric super sports car is called TORQ EV, has a particular design and three wheels, is able to offer a range of 160 km per charge and has a starting price of 65.
The electric Chevrolet Spark is expected on the European market since 2014, the manufacturer has not given details about the "chosen markets" for the launch in the old continent, therefore we do not know if with the new year, the electric spark will also arrive in Italy. On the occasion of the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, the Casa del Cravattino confirmed the definitive performance that will characterize the Chevrolet Spark EV: 100 kW electric motor (equivalent to 136 hp) and 543 Nm torque that allows acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 8.5 seconds.
If you've never fallen in love in your life, just take a ride on the Porsche Panamera S Plug-in Hybrid, the luxury jewel of sustainable mobility that will hit the market in the second half of 2013. Just like the Porsche Panamera with heat engine, the hybrid variant maintains its forms and its four doors but in addition, it adds reduced consumption and more power with a higher speed!
While BMW and Toyota work to build a battery capable of delivering a range of at least 500 kilometers, carmaker Liberty Electric Cars Ltd. has announced that it will soon launch an electric car with a range of over 1,600 km. The news appeared in the British magazine MotorTrades Insight and reports that the car is expected to hit the market by 2014.
How do you imagine a car manufacturing plant? Maybe you have in mind a long assembly line made up of robotic arms that emit sparks to weld heavy steel components ... I imagine it like this too, but if I think of Jim Kor's work the scenario changes drastically. Jim Kor is a mechanical engineer and is harnessing the huge potential of 3D printers to produce lightweight, low-cost, energy-efficient cars.
The Fiat 500E is described as the "youngest" and "most fashionable" electric car currently on the market. The electric vehicle from Fiat could bring new life to the panorama of electric mobility, it has an excellent range and guarantees considerable fuel savings. The prices of the Fiat 500E have just been announced.
At the Detroit Motor Show, the car manufacturer Honda debuts with its Urban Suv, a small crossover with a gritty appearance and an eco-friendly heart. The compact Honda Urban Suv crossover is expected on the market between the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014. The technical basis is that of the new generation of the Honda Jazz, the Honda Urban Suv has a dynamic and sporty body, 4 long, 29 meters, the dimensions, together with the shapes, make the Urban Suv a compact crossover: it is about 23 centimeters less than the Honda CR-V model.
Free Duck is the name of the quadricycle proposed by “Ducati Energia” available in both electric and hybrid versions. The electric version of the Ducati quadricycle has a range of 60 km, in the hybrid version the Free Duck incorporates a small petrol engine that is able to recharge the battery thus increasing the range by pushing it beyond 200 km.
Next May, at the ADAC 24 Hours of the Nürburgring, Aston Martin will unveil its first hydrogen hybrid car, the Rapide S, a revamped version of the four-door, four-seater Aston Martin supercar. The automotive landscape will mark a new milestone, Aston Martin's hydrogen hybrid will be the first CO2-neutral sports car to complete an endurance race like the Nürburgring 24 Hours and is the first ever hydrogen-powered car to compete in an international event.
An & 39; X-ray & 39; of the Peugeot 3008 with the world's first hybrid diesel If you think that the ecological car is a niche thing or an eco-chic quirk, take a trip to the EOS - Exposition of Sustainanility fair, scheduled in Udine from 17 to 19 May. You realize that sustainable mobility is a lively market in which innovation pushes an offer that is ever wider and closer to the needs of customers-consumers.
The Renault Twizy has few competitors and its characteristics have made it the best-selling electric vehicle in Europe. The Twizy is an agile and dynamic vehicle like a scooter but safe and comfortable like a car. Renault Twizy, features There are two different versions of Twizy, the Twizy Urban and the Twizy 45.
We have already talked about the Renault Twizy, today we will see in detail all the features of its electric motor. The electric motor, in fact, dictates the substantial difference between the two Renault Twizy models, the classic Twizy Urban and the less powerful Twizy 45.The differences begin when it comes to power, torque and top speed and so we have an electric motor from 7kW / 9cv with 33 Nm of torque for the Twizy 45 which has a maximum speed limited to 45 km / h while the electric motor of the most performing Twizy version is 13 kW / 17cv with a torque of 57 Nm and a maximum speed of 80 km / h.
Today's concepts represent the cars of the future. The near future of the transport sector sees hybrid and electric cars as protagonists. Today we focus on what will be the hybrids of the future.In the future, hybrid technology will not see electric and thermal traction as the only combination.
What was supposed to be the 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Phev vehicle will turn into the 2014 Outlander phev vehicle. . The vehicle, initially, was to be equipped with lithium-ion batteries produced by the company "Lithium Energy Japan", after the first tests, the Japanese car manufacturer found production defects in the batteries.
The Renault electric are those of the Z.E. Range, a line of electric-powered vehicles for all needs. Those who move purely in an urban environment can choose the extremely compact Twizy, those who need more space and autonomy can opt for the ZOE sedan while for those who aim for elegance can choose the Fluence and again, those who want a commercial vehicle or for transport of bulky material, it does not have to give up the electric motor because there is the very spacious Kangoo.
The methane-powered Opel Zafira is an excellent car for those who want low fuel consumption and low emissions. In our in-depth study "better methane or LPG?" we have underlined the lower environmental impact of methane compared to LPG. Today we continue to talk about methane but we do so in relation to the performance of the Opel Zafira ecoM Turbo, the German MPV with methane propulsion.
The new Ford Mondeo Energi will debut on the market next 2014. It is a plug-in hybrid capable of combining the power of the electric motor with the thermal one, guaranteeing excellent fuel economy. The Mondeo Energi hybrid guarantees consumption of 42.5 km with each liter. The Ford Mondeo hybrid is proposed as a direct competitor to the Toyota hybrids and with the new on-board software offers an extra gear: the SYNC system developed by Microsoft than with MyFord Touch allows you to implement an 8 ″ touch screen display in the vehicle.
Thanks to the electric retrofit kits, it is no wonder that we see an electric-powered vintage Fiat 500 running around on the street. The Italian car manufacturer, just a few months ago launched its Fiat 500E, the small electric car available only on the Californian market.