Hybrid Rally Car Banned For Being Too Fast!

June 30, 2011 at 10:18 am

The last word springs to mind after hearing ‘hybrid’ is ‘fast’. That’s not the case with this hybrid rally-prepared Honda Insight. The car, which uses a tuned petrol-electric hybrid system to give it more power and better fuel efficiency, has been developed by the Oaktec team from Lancaster over a six-year period using the low emission Honda car as a base. It does a 100 mpg. But apparently it is too fast and make the competition unfair! So it’s been kicked out of its championship. It’s been asked to withdraw following concerns from rival competitors that it has an unfair advantage, after dominating the 2011 series with two wins and a second place from the first three rounds. The championship [...]

Toyota A-BAT Hybrid

December 29, 2007 at 11:34 am

The Toyota A-BAT hybrid will be launched at the Detroit Auto Show and it’s a preview to the future Toyota attack on the compact pickup market.

Tags: Toyota Cars, ToyotaCars, ConceptCars, HybridCars