All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hybrids’

Walmart Truck Prototype Is Eco-Friendly And Badass

Have you seen Walmart’s new prototype for their trucks? You should definitely take a look because the design is very impressive. The prototype was unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Walmart wanted to show off the truck as proof that the company is making sincere steps to be more eco-friendly. It remains uncertain if the Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience or …

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Even More Hybrid Tablets Are on the Way

The PC market is still in decline, though the bottom of the market may now be in sight. At the same time, the tablet market is still going strong, growing nearly every quarter at a rapid pace. Given these realities, it isn’t surprising that PC manufacturers are now turning to hybrid PC/tablet devices to boost their notebook segments. The only …

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Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year

Motorists in the U.S. may have noticed the trend in the past few years of more Toyota Prius vehicles on the road. There’s good reason for this trend above the environmental concerns that so often surround conversations about hybrid vehicles: the Prius simply give customers great value for its price. Consumer Reports this week announced that the Toyota Prius has …

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Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption

Though electric vehicles are slowly becoming more popular in western markets, car manufacturers are still being conservative with the technology. This may change rapidly in the coming years, however, as emissions mandates begin to put pressure on manufacturers. Market research firm Strategy Analytics this week predicted that emissions and fuel economy laws will force car manufacturers to move more of …

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Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020

With electric car sales now rising and charging station infrastructure for the vehicles now rolling out, it seems that electric vehicles are finally starting to become mainstream. With major car manufacturers now debuting fully-electric plug-in models, the number of electric vehicles on U.S. and European roads is set to rise steadily for years to come. Market research firm Navigant Research …

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Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans

For the first time in history, a hybrid vehicle has won at Le Mans 24 Hours. Audi fielded a team of four of its Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid vehicles, and the cars have taken first, second, third, and fifth place. “By achieving this further success at the world’s most important endurance race our engineers demonstrated their high technological expertise …

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