02 Oct 2019

Toyota C-HR Hybrid arriving this year

Toyota expands its popular hybrid powertrain offering in Australia.

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07 Dec 2018

2019 Hyundai Ioniq Review

Dan DeGasperi’s 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Review With Pricing, Specs, Performance, Ride And Handling, Safety, Verdict And Score. In A Nutshell Like three bolts from the blue, Hyundai Australia lands the Ioniq electric vehicle (EV) complete with a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and regular hybrid by its side, all ready

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27 Nov 2018

2019 Hyundai Ioniq hybrid, plug-in and electric priced for Australia

The 2019 Hyundai Ioniq will launch in Australia this month, complete with a full range of Prius-style petrol-electric hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) and electric vehicle (EV) model grades. Priced from $33,990 plus on-road costs for the Ioniq Elite, and $38,990+ORC for the Ioniq Premium, the hybrid teams a

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20 Nov 2018

2019 Subaru XV plug-in hybrid unveiled

Subaru has unveiled its first-ever plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) in the form of the XV small SUV, but this may not be the petrol-electric model confirmed for Australia in late 2019… Officially known as the Crosstrek Hybrid in the US, which will be possibly the only market for the

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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Premium Review 85%
21 Mar 2018

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Premium Review

Isaac Bober’s 2018 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Premium Review with performance, ride and handling, safety, verdict and score.

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08 Mar 2017

Mercedes-AMG GT Concept revealed… and hybrid is performance future

The Mercedes-AMG GT Concept car is the beginning of a new era of hybrid performance cars from the German manufacturer.

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20 Jul 2016

Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids start to make financial sense

Hybrid technology is not new, yet it’s not always been practical. But now there’s three new Mercedes-Benz plug-in hybrids. WE HAVE run the numbers many a time, and the average hybrid doesn’t make financial sense. In short, the extra premium you pay isn’t recovered until after many, many years of use

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Kia Niro
12 Feb 2016

2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle revealed

The 2017 Kia Niro Hybrid Utility Vehicle has been revealed at the Chicago Auto Show overnight; the Niro is the first Kia to get an all-new, dedicated eco car platform.

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2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed
18 Jun 2015

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV revealed

The 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been revealed although local pricing and specifications haven’t been announced.

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Audi upgrades part of its vehicle electrical system from 12V to 48V
10 Sep 2014

Audi announces electrical system upgrade

Audi has announced it will be upgrading part of the electrical system in its cars from 12V to 48V to improve performance and fuel efficiency.

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Ford planning Toyota Prius fighter
24 Aug 2014

Ford planning Toyota Prius fighter

A recent report, by Reuters, claims Ford is working on a dedicated Toyota Prius fighter to be released in 2018. A variety of spin-offs are planned, including a plug-in hybrid.

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11 Jul 2014

Bugatti considering hybrid successor to Veyron Super Sport

According to international news agency, Reuters, Bugatti is rumoured to be building a hybrid successor to the Veyron Super Sport.

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Hybrid sales flopped in 2013
21 Jan 2014

Hybrid sales flopped in 2013

Hybrids and alternative fuel vehicles posted dismal sales results in 2013, proving once again that they won’t succeed without some form of support.

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New Lexus CT 200h to be revealed at Chinese motor show
14 Nov 2013

Wraps taken off refreshed Lexus CT 200h in China

Lexus will unveil the new CT 200h at the 2013 Guangzhou Motor Show next week, on November 21. Teaser images show a slightly breathed on exterior design which includes the new Lexus signature spindle grille, and new design alloy wheels and changes to the rear of the car have also been unveiled.

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Good looks, great price and efficient motoring make the Prius c a standout.
11 Nov 2013

Toyota Prius c First Drive

It’s the cheapest Toyota hybrid and the best to drive, and that makes the Toyota Prius c the first Toyota hybrid you’d actually want to buy. Green really is good, says Isaac Bober.

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