Hybrids

A 5-Series option for every Ultimate Driving buyer

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:22+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Categories: BMW, Hybrids, Luxury vehicles, Plugin-electric vehicles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fast, efficient, technological sound the 2017 BMW 5-Series will be offered in a completely redesigned sedan with more versions of the Ultimate Driving Machine than ever offered before. The first lap in the BMW 530i took me to the BMW technology center in Palo Alto, CA. The newest technology originates in the tech center, goes [...]

2016 Toyota Prius models with Heather Willis vehicle specialist

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:42+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Toyota, Video|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heather Willis is the vehicle specialist for the 2016 Toyota Prius models. Willis wants to talk all about the double wishbone suspension that makes the Prius so much more fun to drive, but there is more than one Prius, and sometimes that can be confusing. There are six models - all models use [...]

2016 Toyota Prius unveil in Las Vegas, Nevada

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:52+00:00 September 10th, 2015|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Technology, Toyota|Tags: , , , |

Toyota's Press Release: Beyond Possible: The Sky's the Limit for the All-New 2016 Prius at Las Vegas World Premiere Event • Striking exterior design ushers in new hybrid era • New platform and rear double wishbone suspension dial up driving dynamics • Ten percent fuel economy improvement on core models; highest MPG without [...]

Chris Thomason, Cadillac ELR engineer, on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T08:00:32+00:00 January 2nd, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Cadillac, Electric - Range Extender Vehicle (E-REV), electricity, Hybrids, Plugin-electric vehicles, Video, youtube.com|

Cadillac unveiled the first rendition of the Cadillac ELR at the 2009 Detroit auto show, under the code name Converj concept. The Chief engineer for the Cadillac ELR, Chris Thomason, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the similarities between the two car. Why didn't Cadillac put the same Magnetic Ride Control [...]