2012 Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid newest trial car

Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid car
The one Prius every hardcore green car enthusiast has waited for, the Prius plug-in hybrid, has lastly arrived at dealerships. And we just took release of ours.

The Prius hybrid seemed such a usual for extra electric-only ability that aftermarket plug-in conversions have been available for at least five years. In detail, we had our previous-generation Prius changed back in 2008.

 Now, at last, Toyota is offering its own, bona fide in-house plug-in version. We've also driven its precursor, Toyota's untried Prius plug-in back in 2010.

The plug-in version uses a lithium-ion battery in place of the Prius's usual nickel-metal hydride battery. The plug-in is intended to run as a pure electric for 11 miles and then relapse to usual Prius process, which combines electric and gas process.

 But if you thought you'd be using electrical energy completely for 11 miles, you'd soon find out that's not the case. As soon as you depress the throttle farther than about a third of its travel, the inner combustion engine kicks in and you're using fuel.

 So, dissimilar the Volt, the Prius plug-in is never an unequivocal EV, even for the part that's supposed to be gas-free. A button that displays HV-EV can lock out the EV part for when, say, you're on the highway and you required saving the EV driving for downtown.

Fiat sedan Viaggio preview at the Beijing International Auto Show

 Fiat sedan Viaggio
The Italian automobile major Fiat presents the first official snap-shots of the Viaggio, a completely new reproduction which will have its world preview at the Beijing International Auto Show on Monday 23 April this year.

Viaggio is the first Fiat-Chrysler clone project which brings to life an all-new planet class vehicle with elevated levels of modification and craftsmanship that breaks the mould in China’s compact car section.

At 4,679mm in length, 1,850mm in overall width and with a 2,708mm wheelbase, the Viaggio is the new C-segment standard. With this car, Fiat brings the very top of its technical know-how, design and modification to the major selling part in China.

The new Fiat Viaggio car delivers a single blend of power, fuel competence, complexity, and technology and car dynamics, beautifully clothed in a distinctive Italian plan.

The Fiat Viaggio will be the merely car in its section to exclusively present complicated turbo-charged engines, the 1.4L Tjet in both120 hp and 150 hp outputs coordinated to either a 5-speed physical transmission or the newest Dual Dry Clutch Transmission (DDCT) developed by Fiat Powertrain.

Designed by the Fiat Group Style Centre in Torino, the Viaggio has an eternal, clean-surfaced expressive external design that blends solution and curvaceous forms with strong proportions.

Mahindra evolving a new hybrid vehicle; launch in three years

Mahindra Hybrid car
Utility motor vehicle and tractor marketplace leader Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) is raising a full hybrid vehicle for the Indian market that has seen petrol and diesel prices rush in recent years.

Pawan Goenka, president of the farm equipment and automotive sectors at the automobile maker, said the hybrid vehicle will be set for a profitable launch in three years.

Hybrid vehicles naturally join conservative interior burning engines with one or more electric motors, which are less polluting, but these cars are significantly more luxurious than traditional ones and thus provide to a niche client base.

The local arm of Honda Motor Co. Ltd was the first company in India to launch a hybrid vehicle. However, it discontinued the car within a year in April 2009 because of an indifferent reply. Honda sold nearly 300 units of the hybrid vehicle model, a company representative said.

Require for electric and hybrid vehicles in India is probable to enlarge 50-fold by 2020, Mint reported in December.

Hormazd Sorabjee, editor at Autocar India, said that while it may be possible for companies like Mahindra and Tata Motors to expand hybrid vehicles, it will get them a while to reach the level of finesse that foreign car makers like Toyota and Honda possess.

New car model of Proton – The Preve

Proton PREVE
Proton Holdings Bhd has selected to name its newest car model, "PREVE", to clutch the attention of both the limited and global markets.

Previously codenamed P3-21A, Group Managing Director, Datuk Seri Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir said the new name means evidence, or had established to the world that Proton can make cars which met every severe global requirement.

We want to be a global auto maker with a universal exterior, universal thinking and clearly require a name that signifies where the company is today and where we want to go internationally.

The media were given a chance to test-drive the new car over 156 kilometers.

Syed Zainal Abidin said the PREVE can gather a higher income margin for the business with its cost range of RM62, 000-RM75, 000 depending on the version.

He said the PREVE is planned to be formally launched this month by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Syed Zainal is also optimistic of monthly sales of 4,000-4,500 units for the new universal car.

Proton has salaried much concentration to security features, including body strength development, speed and fuel utilization, accessories as well as management system in creating the universal car.

High security hi-tech number plates by April 30

High security number plates
Tightening the noose on auto lifters, the Supreme Court on Tuesday prearranged to set high-security number plates on the vehicles till April 30.The deadline set for the new vehicles in Delhi to sport high safety number plates is April 30 and for the old vehicles it is June 15.

HSRPs (High Security Registration Plate) are tamper-proof and destined to assist law enforcement agencies in tracing vehicles that are concerned in crimes.

The significance about the court on this issue can be gauged by its caution. While issuing note to Andhra Pradesh government for disdain on February 8, the courtyard said it was closing the part on the issue of tamper-free high safety number plates in vehicles by giving time till April 30 for new car and June 15 for old vehicles. “By this time the whole procedure has to be finished.”

Earlier, the Supreme Court had warned all state governments to make sure tamper-free high safety number plates in auto, directing them to apply the system within four weeks.