The Hyundai Ioniq, which made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015, is a historic vehicle – the first from a major automaker to be offered in three versions, all of them electrified: the Ioniq Hybrid, Ioniq Plug-In and Ioniq Electric.The first to hit showrooms will be the Ioniq Hybrid, featuring a 1.6-litre petrol engine […]


Volvo has acquired Polestar, a Swedish company with which it has been working in motor sports since 1996. Polestar will now be used as the model name for special high-performance Volvos across the Volvo range including their advanced Hybrid models like the all new XC90 and V wagon models . In 2015, Volvo expects to sell 750 […]

Volkswagen demonstrates e-golf that can park and charge itself

Volkswagen featured a fleet of their vehicles at this years Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas which showcases the triple trends of electrification, autonomy and connectivity. VW notes that its plug-in models, the e-Golf and Golf GTE would be inconceivable without computers that control such functions as battery charging and switching between gas and electric drive sources. “The two inventions […]

Ford Plug-ins May Be Released In Europe

Ford may start selling PHEVs in Europe, following the lead of rival Volkswagen Group. Ford’s Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi PHEVs have been popular in the US market to date, but the company hasn’t launched plug-ins in Europe because of what it sees as low demand. However, this week, Uli Koesters, Ford’s Vehicle Line Director for […]