How fast will a Volvo Truck go when boosted by a hybrid motor?

In building the ideal record breaking vehicle we probably wouldn’t start with a truck. Neither would we choose a Volvo. Or fit it with a hybrid powerplant. But when we hear it’s called ‘Mean Green’, perhaps we need to take a closer look at its performance credentials and find out what it can do.

Porsche gives the Panamera… more range

You might be forgiven for thinking that the most economical version of Porsche’s GT saloon would be the Panamera S Hybrid – what with all its clever energy recovery tech and green credentials – but you’d be wrong. Porsche have turned to a more conventional means of propulsion for its most environment friendly poster-child.

Porsche Cayenne: greater efficiency brings more power

From June 2011 the Porsche Cayenne and Panamera will receive detailed improvements, additions and new options together with more efficient engines that produce lower CO2 emissions. So to celebrate these gains in frugality, they’ve added more power – well this is Porsche after all.