Archive for September 24th, 2010

Lotus to Present New Hybrid Vehicle at Paris Motor Show

September 24th, 2010

Visitors of the Paris motor show, which will open its doors on October 2, will be able to witness a new eco-friendly vehicle from Lotus.

The car-maker’s new vehicle is called Elite and it represents a V-8-powered touring car that boasts a folding hard top.

Probably the most interesting feature of the vehicle is its optional hybrid powertrain.

It is worth mentioning that for a long time Lotus has been experimenting with eco-friendly motoring, creating engines running on various power sources. » Read more: Lotus to Present New Hybrid Vehicle at Paris Motor Show

AXA – Compact Solar-Powered Concept Car

September 24th, 2010

Designed by Marian, the AXA is an eco-friendly vehicle that is meant to travel across car-stuffed city-streets.

The zero-emission concept has its rooftop covered with solar panels that harness solar energy in order to charge the onboard batteries during sunny days.

Marian thought about designing a vehicle that would be energy efficient, which is why he included LED lights and used lightweight materials. » Read more: AXA – Compact Solar-Powered Concept Car