Ambitious electrification plans for Maserati

All new Maserati models will be 100 per cent developed, engineered and built in Italy, and will adopt hybrid and battery electric propulsion systems “delivering all the innovation and outstanding performance typical of the Brand’s DNA”. Following on from the announcement of testing of the new full electric powerplants to be installed on future Maserati models, the development and production plans for the Trident Brand’s electrified range are now presented.

Hybrid options for the new SEAT Leon

SEAT has unveiled the all-new Leon, adding connectivity, electrified powertrains, automated safety systems in a car designed, developed and built at its facilities in Martorell, Barcelona.

More hybrids join the Suzuki line-up

In line with continued plans to further reduce CO2 emissions and improve fuel economy across its range of vehicles, Suzuki GB PLC is introducing three 48-Volt hybrid equipped derivatives to its range in Spring 2020 which will also include the launch of the new K14D Boosterjet petrol engine.

All-hybrid line-up for the updated Toyota C-HR crossover range

Toyota’s C-HR crossover has undergone its first important updates since its launch in 2016. Well-established as one of the brand’s best-selling models in the UK, it now boasts an all-hybrid line-up and benefits from new equipment features and dynamic improvements.

Crash damaged electric vehicles

We tend not to think too much about car crashes until we’re unlucky enough to be involved in one. If it’s serious, a panoply of public and private services swing into action, particularly the fire and ambulance services if anyone needs rescuing or treatment. The police will take statements and collect evidence, recovery specialists will […]

A question of size

Hi Doc. My question is very simple. Why do most of the latest hybrid cars have such large engines? Surely this defeats the objective? I am pleased to see Mercedes-Benz has just brought out a diesel hybrid though ñ I know that they havenít taken off, but surely they would be better than petrol ones? […]

Toyota Camry hybrid available this summer from £29,995

The Toyota Camry hybrid saloon is set to return to the UK this summer. The new car uses Toyota’s New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform. In anticipation of the Camry’s arrival, Toyota has announced prices and outline equipment specifications for the new line-up. The eighth generation of the world’s best-selling upper medium saloon will be exclusively a hybrid model in the UK.

Toyota Prius gains intelligent all-wheel drive

The Toyota Prius is the world’s original and best-selling self-charging hybrid car, with a heritage of technical innovation and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Since the introduction of the first model in 1997, it has taken self-charging hybrid power from the margins of the automotive world to the forefront of exceptionally efficient and cleaner mobility for the mass market.