Hybrid

2022 Lexus NX unveiled; new 2.4 turbo, TNGA platform, bigger inside

Jun 14, 2021

Lexus has unveiled the all-new, second-generation 2022 NX mid-size SUV. It gets the latest TNGA platform, debuts some brand new powertrains including a 2.4 turbo, and brings in a fresh interior with added technology. Let’s...

2022 Ford Maverick pickup revealed, not for Australia

Jun 11, 2021

Ford is making headlines this week after unveiling a new dual-cab hybrid ute/pickup, called the Maverick, promising exceptional fuel economy and an extremely affordable sticker price. Unfortunately, it is not for Australia at this point....

2022 BMW X3 / X4 update debuts, on sale in Australia Q4

Jun 10, 2021

BMW has revealed a mild facelift for the 2022 X3 and X4 mid-size SUVs, with the local arm confirming it will include a plug-in hybrid variant for the first time in Australia, called the xDrive30e....

More powerful Aston Martin ‘DBX S’ coming, plug-in hybrid confirmed

Jun 05, 2021

Aston Martin is set to launch a more powerful version of its first-ever SUV, the DBX, with scope for more power and torque from the Mercedes-AMG-sourced V8 engine. A hybrid version is also on the...

All-new 2021 Toyota Kluger arrives in Australia, with hybrid option

Jun 03, 2021

Toyota Australia has announced the arrival of the all-new fourth-generation 2021 Kluger, which brings in new looks, improved safety and for the first time in Australia, a hybrid powertrain option. The popular model also switches...

Czinger unveils AI-developed, 3D-printed 21C hypercar

Jun 03, 2021

Aspiring Californian supercar manufacturer, Czinger, has taken the wraps off an incredibly interesting production-spec model called the 21C that the company hopes will revolutionise how supercars are produced. It’s called the 21C and it is...

2022 Lexus NX official debut confirmed for June 12

Jun 02, 2021

Lexus has sent out a teaser image previewing the all-new 2022 Lexus NX mid-size premium SUV, ahead of its official debut next week. Unlike the current model, the next-gen version will switch to Toyota’s latest...

All-new 2022 Kia Sportage ‘NQ5’ officially previewed

Jun 01, 2021

Kia has sent out some teaser images of its all-new ‘NQ5’ 2022 Sportage, giving us a glimpse of the side profile and some interior details ahead of its debut next month. The 2022 Sportage is...

Next-gen 2023 Audi A4 to include EV, hybrid RS 4 – report

May 25, 2021

Audi is reportedly planning both hybrid and pure electric RS flagships for its next-gen 2023 A4 range, with two platforms set to be implemented, for each electric and internal combustion variants. According to an Autocar...

Kia Niro now on sale in Australia: EV, PHEV and hybrid

May 21, 2021

After a lengthy delay, Kia has confirmed hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric variants of its Niro small SUV are now on sale in Australia. Overseas, the Niro has been available for quite some time....

Lexus celebrates 2 million sales of electrified models, EV coming in 2022

May 20, 2021

Lexus is celebrating a major milestone, shipping its two-millionth electrified vehicle at the end of last month. The Japanese company has also confirmed it will be introducing “more than” 10 battery-electric, plug-in hybrid, and hybrid...

Lamborghini confirms hybrid in 2023, full electric model after 2025

May 18, 2021

Yes, even Lamborghini has succumbed to electrification and has just revealed plans for a transition to hybrid technology by 2024, and to cut its emissions by 50 per cent from 2025. Four new models will...