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    Watch a Porsche 918 Spyder being built by hand

    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Porsche, Europe, Germany, Convertible, Hybrid, Luxury, Performance, Supercars No music track, no dialogue, no voiceover, just ten minutes of a group of women and men in a very clean room in Zuffenhausen assembling the Porsche 918 Spyder. Continue reading Watch a Porsche 918 Spyder being built by hand Watch a…

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    BMW M4 pitted against i8 in drag race

    Filed under: Green, Videos, BMW, Europe, Germany, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance It’s a battle of tradition versus the new school, as Germany’s Auto Bild stages a drag race between the BMW M4 and the i8. On paper, it looks to be a close race, but check out the video to see how it actually goes down….

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    Porsche sells final 918 Spyder amidst excellent year of sales

    Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Porsche, Convertible, Hybrid, Performance 2014 has been a banner year for Porsche, as the company has moved over 169,000 units through November, an increase of around 12,000 units over the same period in 2013. During last month alone, the company’s sales saw a year-over-year jump of 25 percent. The European market, meanwhile,…

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    DOE admits nearly 50 percent of EVs bought in California

    Filed under: Ownership, Car Buying, Emissions, Electric, Hybrid As fuel prices keep falling across the US, sales of fuel efficient vehicles keep going with them. By AutoblogGreen‘s tally, the market for green cars, which includes diesels, is down 6.4 percent through November 2014. However, there is a bright spot in the bleak news. Plug-in sales…

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    Translogic 166: Porsche 918 Spyder

    Filed under: Translogic, Videos, Porsche, Convertible, Hybrid, Performance, Supercars In the same month that Porsche announced that its 918 Spyder is sold out, Translogic is getting its first (and likely last) shot at the plug-in hybrid hypercar. Our drive starts off in a very civilized fashion as we tour the 918 Spyder’s e-power and hybrid…

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    Hyundai reveals new Sonata Hybrid in Seoul

    Filed under: Hyundai, South Korea, Sedan, Hybrid The wraps are off Hyundai’s next-generation Sonata Hybrid after an unveiling in Seoul, South Korea, and the latest model brings an improved powertrain and slight styling tweaks. Continue reading Hyundai reveals new Sonata Hybrid in Seoul Hyundai reveals new Sonata Hybrid in Seoul originally appeared on Autoblog on…

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    Lamborghini Asterion could still see showrooms

    Filed under: Lamborghini, Coupe, Concept Cars, Hybrid, Luxury, Performance At the 2014 Paris Motor Show, Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann told Maxim after the introduction of the stunning Asterion hybrid, “I strongly believe that this is not a car that will be in production, and we will not do it.” However, the Asterion concept came more…

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    Porsche to replace chassis components in 918 Spyders

    Filed under: Green, Recalls, Porsche, Auto Repair, Maintenance, Hybrid, Supercars Porsche is repairing 205 units of the 918 Spyder around the world for problems with unspecified “chassis components” on the hybrid supercar. The company discovered the problem during quality checks, and the affected owners have already been contacted to have the issue repaired, which could…