Hybrid

2020 Toyota Yaris hybrid on sale in Australia in May, 3.3L/100km

Jan 23, 2020

Toyota Australia is announcing some initial details of the all-new 2020 Yaris, which will go on sale here in May. It claims the model, thanks to a new hybrid package, will become the brand’s most...

All Subaru models to feature “electrification” by mid-2030

Jan 21, 2020

Subaru has set out aggressive plans to electrify all of its range, with a target of at least 40 per cent of its global sales to comprise of electrified vehicles by 2030. A fully electric...

2021 Land Rover Discovery update to bring hybrid tech – report

Jan 20, 2020

The Land Rover Discovery will go through a mid-life update soon, and according to a European report there is going to be a big advancement in powertrain technology for the iconic, seven-seat off-roader. According to...

2021 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series to debut in August – report

Jan 17, 2020

Some more rumours are circulating regarding the all-new, 2021 Toyota LandCruiser 300 Series. And the latest of such is that Toyota is apparently planning to unveil the new model, or at least a concept version,...

2020 BMW X2 xDrive25e revealed as new plug-in hybrid option

Jan 10, 2020

BMW has unveiled a new plug-in hybrid version of its X2 small SUV, called the X2 xDrive25e. It follows the recent debut of the X1 xDrive25e. The new powertrain option offers an electric range of...

Hyundai confirms hybrid for Tucson, Santa Fe, Kia Sorento in 2020

Jan 07, 2020

Hyundai Motor Group has confirmed it will be launching hybrid and plug-in hybrid options for the Tucson and Santa Fe later this year, along with a similar setup to be offered for the new Kia...

2019 Toyota RAV4 Cruiser Hybrid AWD review (video)

Dec 30, 2019

Toyota is off to a cracking start with the new-generation RAV4, accumulating a tonne of sales in its first year on the market. In fact, it’s been such a success that it’s about to overtake...

McLaren Speedtail 403km/h top speed validated with final tests

Dec 27, 2019

McLaren’s latest Ultimate Series model, the Speedtail, has just completed its final top speed validation runs, hitting a maximum of 403km/h. This confirms its position as the fastest-ever McLaren road vehicle. The Speedtail is described...

BMW X5, X6, X7 receive Lane Change Assistant in Australia

Dec 19, 2019

BMW Australia has announced an enhanced driver assistant technology called Lane Change Assistant for its X5, X6 and X7 models. The technology helps to boost safety via automatically checking the blind-spot during lane changes. Lane...

2020 Subaru XV Hybrid, Forester Hybrid on sale in Australia in March

Dec 18, 2019

Following our previous report, Subaru Australia has now officially confirmed it will be launching two new hybrid SUVs, with the introduction of the 2020 Forester and XV Hybrid e-Boxer variants. These will go on sale...

Hybrid Suzuki Swift Sport, S-Cross, Vitara confirmed for UK

Dec 14, 2019

Suzuki in the UK has announced details of its upcoming hybrid powertrain, called a Self-Charging Hybrid, which will become available on the Swift Sport, Vitara and S-Cross models during the first half of 2020. The...

Ferrari SF90 debuts in Australia, priced from $846,888

Dec 12, 2019

The Ferrari SF90 Stradale made its Australian debut in Melbourne yesterday, coming in as the first plug-in hybrid electric Ferrari ever. It’s also the most powerful road-going Ferrari ever. It was initially revealed to the...