The British luxury and sports car maker Jaguar Land Rover revealed the plug-in hybrid version of its widely famous XJ sedan at the 2012 CENEX Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Event held at the Millbrook Proving Ground in the UK. The two-day exhibition showcased the latest low carbon vehicles and technology, and other alternative powertrains, demonstrating the innovation of the UK's leading automotive companies and universities. The hybrid version of Jaguar's XJ called as the 'XJ_e Plug-in Hybrid' was an engineering research vehicle demonstrated at the CENEX event and there's still a long way to go until it will be available in the market for people.
Green cars are environment- friendly vehicles which save the unnecessary burning of fuel and cause less harm to the environment. These vehicles are needed to save the earth considering global warming. In order to do so, there are number of green vehicles launched every year and they get considerable publicity. Many people who have love for environment and want to save it, opt for such vehicles, though they are bit expensive than the ordinary ones.
Nowadays hybrid cars are getting more popularity on the roads because of their gas-saving powertrains. In hybrids like Ford Escape and Toyota Prius, the car starts in a electric mode to save gas, then kickoffs the engine and switches to gasoline mode when car reaches a particular speed. The electrical motor can also work in tandem with the gasoline engine to provide a boost when passing.
The word hybrid means some thing that's mixed together from two things. Generally it refers to plants or animals, which are bred from distinct genetically dissimilar parents. An example would be a mule, which is a hybrid of the horse along with a donkey. A new sort of vehicle that's on our roads are hybrid vehicles.
Hybrid vehicles have become a more popular as we moved to a greener future. A hybrid electric vehicle unites a regular ignition engine with electrical energy. The hybrid gets better fuel saving than the usual conventional gas-powered vehicle and it is greater for that environment. Nonetheless, hybrid vehicles have exclusive hazards.
Recently it heard that the a United Nations committee on noise levels in plug-in vehicles involved to mandate that plug-in cars be crafted for emit bionic noises when moving at low speed. But as illustrated in the past, it not entirely believing that forcing electric cars to make a noise at low speed is truly that a lot of a assist to pedestrians in the real world.
The 2011 Geneva Motor Show was the major attraction for the dreamers at Rinspeed vehicles. Their latest concept car BamBoo2011 was revealed in Switzerland. Looks like a mixture of a Jeep Wrangler
and Scion xB, the Rinspeed BamBoo appears to be an excellent beach-going vehicle.
The Mazda MINAGI is a compact crossover that will use the new SKYACTIV technology; also it will shape prior to the automaker's principles of KODO Design, and just like the majority of the concepts. It offers an indication as far as things to expect from future production models.