Most Fuel Efficient Hybrid Cars in the World

Let’s start with the basics, what is a hybrid car? A hybrid vehicle is one that makes use of more than one means of propulsion. At present that would be pairing a normal petrol or diesel (combustion) engine with an electric motor. However, the way these are merged differs among the automakers. The major benefits that come with a hybrid car include less fuel being used which in turn lead to less CO2 emissions. These are the greenest cars from the lot. From this, owners also pay lower rates of road and company car tax. There are also different types [...]

By | 2017-11-14T16:53:50+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Hybrids|

The new 2018 BMW i8 Roadster is officially teased

A third member of the BMW i family is about to make its way through. BMW i8 Roadster teased ahead of its big reveal. The short video clip depicts a well camouflaged hybrid droptop. Earlier this year, we got to see some spy shots online. The BMW i8 Roadster is expected to launch in 2018. It's first appearance was made as the BMW i8 Concept Roadster back in 2014 in Los Angeles. Last year it was confirmed by Harald Krüger, Chairman of the Board of Management of BMW AG, that it was to go into production. Much like the i8 Coupe, [...]

By | 2017-09-12T22:45:14+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Hybrids|

LaFerrari seized after trying to be smuggled into SA

If you ever thought of smuggling a supercar, perhaps a LaFerrari, into the country, you might want to rethink that idea… An unnamed Ferrari owner brought a Ferrari LaFerrari into the country back in 2014. He, however, failed to follow the correct import procedures and pay the costs involved with the customs duty and VAT. The car was then put into a bonded warehouse by SARS and been there since. The 708 kW hybrid hypercar has been waiting three years for its owner to pay up and take it home. Last month, the SA tax officials caught a R13.8 million Ferrari [...]

By | 2017-09-12T22:03:41+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Hybrids, Sports Cars|