Tag: Hybrid

12 MPG in 10 Years: Ford Explorer Hybrid’s Fuel Economy Figures Come to Light

<img data-attachment-id="1656280" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-e1558115233319.jpg" data-orig-size="3480,2661" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"9","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1545929307","copyright":"","focal_length":"27","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Ford-Explorer-Hybrid" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-450×344.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-610×466.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1656280 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/3-Explorer-Hybrid-1-610×466.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”466″> Barring the development of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, the slow march towards better fuel economy, especially in larger vehicles, has been just that: slow. Yet incremental improvements continue, and the […]

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ZF to Supply FCA With Glut of Hybrid-ready Transmissions

<img data-attachment-id="1680508" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1.jpg" data-orig-size="748,499" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="ZF transmission 8HP" data-image-description=" ZF Friedrichshafen AG ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1680508″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/2019-07-03_ZF_FCA_8HP_3_2_748px-1.jpg 748w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> ZF Friedrichshafen has agreed to supply Fiat Chrysler with its second-largest order to date. While top honors […]

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BMW Vision M Next Concept Revealed, E-Mobility Schedule Advanced

As part of BMW’s big #NEXTGen event, the Vision M Next concept shows what the future of “The Ultimate Driving Machine” will look like. This comes in conjunction with an announcement that the targeted 25 electrified models are being pulled ahead by 2 years, to 2023. BMW Group’s latest innovations in areas of design, autonomous […]

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Toyota Tundra Rumor Mill Swells With Hybrid Talk

While Toyota remains tight-lipped about its next-generation Tundra pickup, the online commentariat is abuzz with rumors these past several months. The automaker holds no aspirations of unseating the Ford F-150 as king of the full-size truck segment, but numerous reports suggest Toyota at least wants to offer something on par with its modern domestic rivals. […]

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