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Green light for Bosch and Samsung’s joint venture for battery development

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid In a brief press release (which you can find pasted after the jump) Bosch and Samsung have confirmed they have received the green light from German authorities to work on their project to produce lithium-ion batteries. The joint venture, called SB LiMotive Co. Ltd., will start work next month. Their plan is […] […]

VIDEO: Charlie Rose talks to Wagoner, Volt price in the mid to upper 30s

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Chevrolet, GM Veteran interviewer Charlie Rose has done a two-part look at General Motors in the wake of the company’s recent losses and its pending centennial celebration. In the first part, Rose sits down with Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner to discuss all manner of issues surrounding the ailing automaker, including the […] […]

Ex-Tesla employee electric motorcycle prototype gets driven

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, On Two Wheels, USA So you’re enjoying a lovely day, driving the twisty Skyline Blvd. in California on your Ducati Multistrada when, through a series of fortunate events, you find yourself trying out the saddle of a different bike that just happens to be a top secret electric prototype using a chassis from […] […]

Trident diesel sports car not vaporware, still sounds too good to be true

Filed under: Hybrids/Alternative, Green, Supercars, UK Click above for more images of the Trident Iceni If the name ‘Trident’ has visions of Maseratis and vintage Triumphs dancing through your head, you are in for a big surprise. When we first looked at the Trident Iceni, it was powered by a 375-hp GM turbo diesel V8 mounted up […] […]

Hyundai to sell 50,000 Genesis per year, Sonata hybrid coming in 2010

Filed under: Coupes, Hybrids/Alternative, Sedans/Saloons, Hyundai Click above for a high-res gallery of the Hyundai Genesis sedan. Hyundai’s first foray into the world of rear-wheel-drive needs to be a success in order to justify the development, manufacturing and launching costs. Hyundai’s vice president for product development, John Krafcik, told reports that the automaker expects to sell 50,000 […] […]

Fiat 500 hybrid to debut at 2009 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Filed under: Hybrids/Alternative, Green, Misc. Auto Shows, FIAT Click above to view the Fiat 500 Aria concept in hi-res Having already had to increase production several times over, the Fiat 500 continues to win the hearts and minds of consumers around the world… tree-huggers included. But that isn’t about to stop Fiat from seeking out even more […] […]

Paris ’08 Preview: Peugeot teases with RC… hybrid concept

Filed under: Concept Cars, Hybrids/Alternative, Sedans/Saloons, Euro, Peugeot Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Peugeot RC… With the semi-annual auto salon returning to Paris this fall, you can expect France’s major automakers to make a big splash this year. Peugeot is preparing to unveil a new concept car, and has given us a bit of […] […]

AutoblogGreen for 08.20.08

Filed under: Hybrids/Alternative, Green click to visit AutoblogGreen AutoblogGreen got a chance to take the new Honda Fit Sport out for a few miles recents, and we like what we saw and felt. There will be a full-on review of this stylish, high-mileage vehicle coming soon, but for now we understand what all the fuss is […] […]