Tagged With hybrid vehicles


Volkswagen wanted to build a car that could go 100km on a litre of fuel. Now, 15 years after setting that challenge for itself, it has exceeded its goals in almost every way. The VW XL1 is built like a supercar, looks like a spacepod, feels like a production model and crosses the Autobahn while using barely 0.009 litres of fuel every kilometre. This is what it's like to drive the future.


Toyota is offering an optional $US148 speaker system for your Prius when it's on battery mode that lets pedestrians - especially blind pedestrians - know that you're coming. Great idea, but it's strange that it's optional.


The transforming Ville concept folding bicycle is no mere bike - it is a bike-slash-shopping trolley hybrid vehicle for the 21st century eco-friendly consumer. It is bicycle and grocery containment in one convenient form factor.