Tag: Hybrids

Mercedes-AMG’s Hybrid System Recharges Its Batteries While You Drift

Mercedes-AMG has been working hard to convince us that its new plug-in hybrid drivetrain is cool and sporty and its latest revelation may convince even the most skeptical of drivers, as the powertrain will recharge its batteries while you drift. That’s according to Jochen Schmitz, a hybrid operation strategy developer interviewed in a Mercedes-AMG-produced YouTube […]

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2021 Skoda Octavia Joins The SportLine Range With Racier Looks But No Extra Go

Skoda has introduced the SportLine version of the Octavia, which brings visual updates inside and out, and can be ordered with various petrol, diesel, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid and CNG powertrains. Available in the liftback and estate body styles, it joins other SportLine models in the brand’s lineup and has a glossy black grille, apron and […]

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New 308 Electric Planned, Hot Hatch Unlikely Says Peugeot Product Chief

The new generation 308 will be offered initially with two plug-in hybrid powertrains, besides the usual petrol and diesel engines, but Peugeot won’t stop there. In fact, the French brand, which is now part of the Stellantis group, is planning the launch of mild-hybrids (MHEV) and a battery-electric powertrain for their new compact car. “We […]

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Bentley Mulliner’s Latest One-Off Bentayga Hybrid Revealed Ahead Of Shanghai Motor Show

Bentley Mulliner is showing off their latest bespoke creation, a tailor-made, green-themed Bentayga Hybrid commissioned for a customer in China that will go on display at the Shanghai Motor Show this April. The exterior of this Bentayga Hybrid is finished in a dark emerald hue called Viridian that was originally created for the EXP 10 […]

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Hyundai, Toyota And Ford Commit To WRC’s Hybrid Future

Toyota, Hyundai, and M-Sport Ford have all committed to new World Rally Championship regulations in 2022 that will see the introduction of new hybrid powertrains. This new era of WRC will pair the current 1.6-liter direct-injection turbocharged four-cylinder engines to an electric motor with 100 kW (134 hp) and 132 lb-ft (180 Nm) of torque. […]

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Mercedes-AMG Hybrids To Have Up To 804 HP, Next C63 Confirmed With 640HP+ 2.0-Liter

In addition to announcing new all-electric models, Mercedes-AMG has provided details about the high-performance hybrid powertrains it is developing. The German automaker is developing hybrid powertrains that use four- and eight-cylinder engines, pairing them with a synchronous electric motor, a high-performance battery, and fully variable AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive. The electric motor has been […]

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