Honda will be unveiling a hybrid version of the Fit (also sold as Jazz) at the Paris Motor Show in September. The launch will mark the first time a parallel hybrid vehicle will be made available to B-segment consumers. The new model will feature the same engine as the Insight hybrid, the 1.3-liter i-VTEC engine is combined with a CVT gearbox with an electric motor sandwiched between the two to create a parallel hybrid system.
The LM Hawaii designed by Acatrinei Lucian Nicolae, is a concept electric car which represents an environmentally friendly vehicle that can be used in the sandy terrain of the Hawaii Islands. The zero-emission vehicle can carry four people with their surfing gear.
Mitsubishi’s MiEV range of electric cars has seen frequent modifications since 2006. Previously available only in Japan, the company is now revamping the vehicle to make it ready for European countries. The 2011 i-MiEV, which features redesigned front and rear bumpers comply with EU rules and features a rearranged instrument panel and increased interior comfort.
Morgan Motor Company is planning to put two new cars into production during the next three years. The first vehicle that the carmaker will add to its current range will be called the “LIFEcar 2”, while the second model will be a “fun weekend vehicle.”
The company announced that the LIFEcar 2 is an electric-diesel hybrid sportscar, which will flaunt its high range of more than 1000 miles. The other car targeted to the adventure enthusiast will be more extreme with real entertainment value.
The open design allows the driver to easily get in and out of the vehicle, which can be customized with a wide range of add-ons. Developed in collaboration with the Art College of Berlin and the Technical University of Berlin, the concept electric vehicle is easy to maneuver during traffic jams to ensure a smooth function of the delivery system.
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