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2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid Quattro- A Review

June 24, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

2012 Audi Q5 Hybrid Quattro is declared by Audi to be the “sportiest hybrid SUV around.” Since 1980 Audi Quattro technology has developed and progressed. The 2012 Q5 Hybrid Quattro is German Auto Company Audi’s first version with hybrid technology combined with Quattro, a four-wheel-drive technology delivering optimal power to each wheel automatically and continuously. The highly-intelligent control system allows driving by identifying the ideal operating approach, depending on the driving conditions .Thus, driving on slippery surfaces, cornering, towing and pulling is made easy.

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15 Amazing Facts About Electric Cars

March 14, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Electric Cars People who are interested to buy electric cars should know some basic facts. Hopefully the following information will help a lot in buying decision as well as the general operation of electric cars. 1. Kinds of Electric cars Electric cars are of two types, All-Electric and Plug-in hybrid. All-electric cars are the vehicles that runs on the chemical energy stored in rechargeable batteries. People, who are looking for all-electric cars, consider Nissan Leaf. It is eco-friendly as well as energy-efficient. On the other side, Plug-in hybrid is a hybrid vehicle that contains rechargeable batteries that can be charged by plugging it into external electric power source. Ford Escape is a Plug-in hybrid. 2. Ways to charge Electric cars House hold outlet: Electric cars have a cable that is used to charge these vehicles from household outlet. Such charging lasts only for 5 miles and people need to charge it again at least after an hour. Pedestal-Mounted equipment: Pedestal mounted equipment is also use to charge the electric cars and it is better than the previous one, because with people can travel up-to 15-30 miles. DC swift charging: In this method of charging, a gas pump type station is […]

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Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cross-over SUVs of 2011

March 07, 2011 / by / 1 Comment

Fuel Efficient Crossover SUVs More frequent rise in fuel prices has induced people to prefer the fuel economical cars. When it come to buying a new car the main concern always remain in people’s mind is, how fuel-efficient it will be? If you are looking for fuel-efficient crossover SUVs, your search can come to an end. Consider these Cross-Over SUVs of 2011. 1. Toyota RAV 4 The very-first car in our list of “Top 10 fuel efficient Crossover SUVs of 2011” is 2011 model Toyota RAV 4. RAV 4 stands for “Recreational Active Vehicle with 4 Wheel Drive”. It could be the best option for you if you are looking for fuel-efficient, reliable and a SUV with reasonable resale value. It is a Cross-over SUV that has car like body and all-wheel drive capability. It is the SUV that has capacity for 7 passengers. The 2011 SUV Cross-over has brake over-ride system that mechanically reduces the engine power when you apply brakes and accelerator at the same time. Its four-cylinder rates for front wheel drive are 22/28 mpg city/highway and for all-wheel drive it is 21/27 mpg city/highway. 2011 RAV 4 has V-6 engine and its five-speed automatic transmission makes […]

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2010 BMW X6 Active Hybrid – A Review

January 28, 2011 / by / 0 Comment

Review of BMW X6 Active Hybrid Trendy BMW X6 Active Hybrid is the world’s most powerful hybrid vehicle and is a mid size sport utility vehicle that is available in a single trim level. It comes with four door and has a capacity of four people. It weighs 2614 kgs and has a dimension of 4879 mm length, 1984 mm of width and 1689 mm of height.

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Volkswagen Touareg Going Slimmer in 2010

May 21, 2009 / by / 0 Comment

Slimness and slenderness is not what is restricted to humans only, these attributes are being allocated to other things, too, such as laptops, desktop towers, and now even cars. The best example is that the Volkswagen Touareg is being redesigned by the engineers to give it a smarter, yet better look. Thus, the upcoming 2011 model that will be revealed in 2010 will be a much trimmed and slimmed one. Right now, the car weighs around 5,100 pounds. The aim of engineers is to cut off at least 500 or 600 pounds from the vehicle’s body, so that it becomes slimmer. Also, what is being decided is that the car should be elongated a bit. Why, so as to generate enough space in the rear to adjust a third row of seats. This row will surely be not aimed at adults, I believe. Instead, it will be a fine location for seating kids. Styling for this purpose is much inspired by the design of Tiguan.

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