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    Official: Honda working on 'power exporter' to go with fuel-cell vehicle
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    The bad news, as we've previously reported, is that Honda's first production hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle won't debut until 2016, a bit later than expected. The good news is that the automaker may produce a device that will let that FCV's motor power up other devices as well. So it's a tradeoff of ...

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    Official: BMW bringing X3 diesel, X5 PHEV concept to New York
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    We've seen the i3 and i8 plug-in vehicles at plenty of BMW auto show stands these past few years. At the upcoming New York International Auto Show, the automaker will spread out a bit by showing off both new diesel and plug-in hybrid SUVs. Bimmer will showcase its diesel-powered X3 vehicle, which ...

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    Official: Toyota puts three-wheeled i-Road into public tests in Japan [w/video]
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    The lucky citizens of Japan are getting it now, and some folks in France will join the fray later this year, but that's about it for public, leaning-trike fun. The car in question is Toyota's three-wheeled i-Road concept electric vehicle. And in addition to being really narrow and quite ...

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    Report: Mitsubishi EMIRAI 2 EV concept coming to Tokyo
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    Mitsubishi Electric will bring its futuristic electric concept vehicle a little closer to the present with an updated version of its for-show-only EMIRAI model at the Tokyo Motor Show starting later this month, Electric Vehicle News says. On tap for the EMIRAI 2 are traction and acceleration ...

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    Report: BioMotion Alux concept unveiled in Mexico [w/video]
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    We don't know if or when the BioMotion Alux electric-vehicle concept will see the light of day or, if it does, how much it will cost or how far it will be able to go on a single charge. But we do know it looks pretty good. BioMotion beat out about 100 other entrants in an EV concept car contest ...

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    Video: Toyota i-Road happily cruises the streets
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    This video might rank up there with Katrina & The Waves' "Walking On Sunshine" when it comes to putting the viewer in a good mood. Toyota does the honors by showing off a quartet of its all-electric i-Road concept vehicles literally sashaying through what appears to be a French seaside town ...

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    Video: Nissan Leaf Nismo RC drives in world's most peaceful racing clip
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    We're not sure if Nissan's new video for its Leaf Nismo RC is purposely silent to prove a point about the car's quiet drivetrain or not, but we appreciate the calmness of watching the electric powered "racecar" make its way through the S-curves of an unidentified track. Nissan Europe last week ...

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    Report: Mysterious Qoros hybrid debut set for Geneva Motor Show
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    Haven't heard of Qoros Auto? Not surprising, since it's an all-new Chinese brand. But it's about to make headlines with the launch of a hybrid crossover at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show in March, alongside its first actual production model. Qoros is itself a hybrid, a joint venture between top ...

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    Official: Visteon e-Bee gives high-tech treatment to Nissan Leaf
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    If Nissan thought its all-electric Leaf was high-tech, well, Visteon is looking to go a little further. The Michigan-based auto supplier is displaying its e-Bee concept at Munich's Electronica 2012 Trade Fair, and there is no shortage of techie goodies. Among the advancements are an integrated ...

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    Official: BMW Active Tourer plug-in hybrid concept coming to Paris
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    For those keeping score, this one counts in the win column for BMW's electric-drive vehicles. The German automaker has revealed details about a concept plug-in hybrid it will debut at the Paris Motor Show next week. The Active Tourer will be what BMW calls a "premium compact" PHEV with a ...

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    Official: Lexus will unveil hybrid sports coupe Down Under
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    Add another model to the list of hybrids with north of 400 horsepower. The Australian International Motor Show (AIMS) has announced that Lexus will unveil a hybrid supercoupe at the show in October, as Toyota's luxury badge joins the list of automakers looking to make more high-powered hybrid ...

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    Official: BMW i3 gets luxury makeover for opening London BMW i Store
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    BMW has unveiled a new luxury version of the company's i3 Concept as part of the opening celebrations for the manufacturer's first i Store in London. Designers lathered the cabin in premium wood, leather and natural fibers, all with an eye toward sustainability. The wood trim is carved from ...

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    Beijing: Toyota debuts China-only Yundong Shuangqing hybrid concept in Beijing
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    It's not the most pronounceable model name, but that's not our problem, is it? Toyota debuted its sharply styled Yundong Shuangqing hybrid concept at the Beijing Motor Show today, announcing that a production version will be sold in China at some point in the future. The Yundong Shuangqing was ...

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    Green: BMW Isetta gets reimagined as the eSetta
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    The venerable Isetta was tiny, cheap and nimble transportation in post-World-War-II Europe. In this day of $4-a-gallon gas, could a similar car be an attractive alternative? That's the question University of Applied Arts graduate Tony Weichselbraun asked as he endeavored to imagine a modern ...

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    Geneva: Hyundai i-oniq Concept blends series hybrid with shooting brake style
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    If you're a sucker for high-riding shooting brakes, the Hyundai i-oniq concept has what you're after, albeit with a certain anonymity we haven't seen from Hyundai of late. Complete with elongated gullwing doors and an expansive greenhouse featuring curved glass both behind the A-pillar and on ...

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    Infiniti Emerg-E electric supercar looks sex-E in official pics
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    Been wondering what the Infiniti Emerg-E is gonna look like when it takes center stage in Geneva next month? Wonder no more, as the first official photos of the mid-engined, range-extended electric supercar have hit the web. The pics show a pretty and curvaceous design that holds its own against ...

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    Official: Nissan Invitation Concept peeks out ahead of Geneva debut [w/video]
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    Nissan is headed to the Geneva Motor Show in March with a brand new hatchback concept. Called Invitation, this five-door should give us an idea of what the Japanese manufacturer has planned for its next B-segment contender. The concept borrows a bit from the likes of the Honda Fit, though that's ...

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    Infiniti EMERG-E announced as name for Geneva-bound electric concept
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    Infiniti has named its plug-in hybrid electric concept car headed for the Geneva Motor Show in March the EMERG-E. The company says the vehicle will be a sports car with a range-extending 1.2-liter gasoline internal combustion engine. The powerplant will be mounted mid-ship for superior weight ...

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    Detroit: 2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept previews redesign, hybrid returning
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    In true Honda fashion, we're once again presented with a "concept" car that's only a set of wheels and a de-Bedazzling away from being production-ready. What you're looking at here is the concept that previews the next-generation Accord that will be dropping later this year, ready to compete with ...

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    Detroit: More photos of hybrid Lexus LF-LC Concept hit the web
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    Thanks to our friends over at Road & Track jumping the embargo gun, we received our first sneak peak of the Lexus LF-LC Concept. Now the rest of the story has been published, with R&T taking a thorough look at how Toyota's California-based Calty Design Research facility came up with the ...

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