The All New Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Car

March 19, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Green Cars

Hybrid cars are becoming popular all over the world with rising fuel prices and issues with global warming. Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept Hybrid cars will use two or more distinct sources of power to power itself and there have been a lot of alternative ways being designed to power vehicles. Hybrid-electric vehicles are the most popular vehicles in the hybrid car segment and there are many manufacturers who have taken hybrid car production seriously lately. One of such car manufacturers is Volvo Car Corporation and they have taken the wraps off their latest offering the Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid car still in its concept stage though.
Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid Concept
The Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid is unique and is according to Volvo it provides the customer with possibilities that none of the other hybrid cars currently in existence has to offer.

On its own the XC60 Plug-in Hybrid’s all electric range is up to 35 miles.

The electric motor in the hybrid produces 70 horsepower

The four cylinder turbocharged engine produced 280 horsepower

When used together the electric motor and the gasoline engine can churn out 350 horsepower.Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid Concept2

This hybrid car is a super efficient hybrid and has a fuel economy of 100 miles to the gallon, as per the European driving cycle.

The power and the fuel economy that the hybrid is able to deliver is what makes this hybrid car something to watch out for.
Launch Of The Volvo XC60 Plug-In Hybrid
Volvo Car Corporation has now declared a date for the launch of the XC60 Plug-in Hybrid as of now, but has said that there will be a diesel electric V60 plug in hybrid which uses the same technology will be their first production model. The Volvo V60 Plug in Hybrid is expected to reach Europe showrooms be the end of this year.

New Infiniti Hybrid Model To Launch at New York Auto Show

March 15, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Green Cars

There are plenty of car manufacturers who are looking to go green with their new car models and with hordes of new hybrid and electric cars that are to release in the coming months, the auto industry will never be the same again. 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid
Why Hybrid Cars?
Gone are the days when there was a genuine demand for diesel and gasoline cars. Now, it is the time to go green and many people have started using hybrid cars in order to do their bit to protect the environment and to prevent air pollution to a greater extent. One such car maker who is trying to introduce its new hybrid version car is Infiniti in the form of all new 2014 Infiniti QX 60 Hybrid.
Infiniti’s New Hybrid Car
The brand new version of Infiniti QX 60 Hybrid car is all set to launch on the 27th of March at the New York International Auto Show. This new car is the hybrid version of Infiniti’s popular QX 60 and the CUV is slated to go for sale during the summer. A lot of Infiniti car fans are waiting for the arrival of this premium hybrid model and are expecting it to make good sales this summer. 11 The non hybrid model of Infiniti X 60 2013 version is priced at $41, 250. It is expected that the Infiniti QX 60 hybrid car will be carrying a price tag of about $45,000 or at least $3000 more than the 2013 version of Infiniti QX 60 non hybrid 2013 version. This new hybrid car from Infiniti will come with front wheel drive or an optional four wheel drive and the customer will have the option to choose from either of the two and the price for all wheel drive vehicle would be slightly higher when compared to front wheel drive hybrid QX 60 car. A car this unique and sophisticated deserves the very best, and only authentic Infiniti Accessories and Parts should ever be your choice when making aftermarket additions.
Car Features
Infiniti’s brand-new Direct Response Hybrid system will power the hybrid QX 60 car and give the vehicle the superpower of a V6 engine and fuel economy of a four-cylinder engine.
2014 QX60 Hybrid would have a 2.5-liter boosted four-cylinder engine and electric motor that are anticipated to bring forth a combined 250 H.P., Copulated to an unendingly variable transmission.
The fresh Infiniti QX60 Hybrid is fancied to bring in twenty-six miles per gallon fuel saving.
2013 Infiniti FXThis would be the first three-row hybrid CUV offered in the United States market.
An Around View Monitor equipped in the car employs 4 cameras for the driver to get a 360-degree view around the car.
The Backup Collision Intervention feature would cease the car while in reverse whenever it notices something behind it.
With loads of rich features and most modern engine, Infiniti QX 60 hybrid version is all set to rule the roost once it is up for grabs during the summer. There is no doubt that there would be a huge demand for this hybrid car given the different sophisticated features and the great looks that the car possesses.


The 2013 Toyota Prius C Offers Users With A True Sub Compact

March 06, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Green Cars

The Prius C Offers Great Features Despite Its Cheap Price

One thing that Prius has not compromised on are its features and high tech gadgets. The diminutive hybrid offers an Entune infotainment system which is capable of incorporating climate control and navigation settings, internet search capabilities, weather services, etc. other standard inclusions are a tilt steering wheel, steering mounted audio controls, Bluetooth, keyless entry and a multi information display. The Prius also comes with 9 air bags to enhance occupant safety in addition to numerous safety devices such as brake assist, stability control systems and an electronic brake force distribution system.

The Main Competitors In The Hybrid Market

The main competitor for the Prius C is expected to be the less efficient and more expensive Honda Insight. As a result, keeping in line with its earlier model, the Prius has been popularly touted as the best Hybrid car available in the markets today. While Ford has also launched its all new Hybrid to lay a challenge to this claim, it will still take Ford quite a lot of time to bring its model up to the standards that have been set by the Prius family.