MyPerfectAutomobile Reports on Toyota Racing Team’s Plans for the 2013 Season and Volkswagen's XL1 Hybrid Car.

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MyPerfectAutomobile has a website update which examines Toyota Racing Team’s preparations for the upcoming season, and analyzes Volkswagen’s decision to produce the XL1 hybrid vehicle.

Toyota Racing hybrid, the TS030

Toyota Racing hybrid, the TS030

Toyota Racing has been one of the most important factors in the growth of alternative-fuel motor sports.

Toyota Racing Team Prepares for Le Mans

This week, Toyota Racing took the wraps off its latest version of the now famous TS030 hybrid race car, set to carry the team in a hotly contested 24 Hours of Le Mans event in 2013. Unlike last season, when the team got off to a late start, this year will see the Toyota Racing team take on a full slate of FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) races, which include contests at Silverstone, UK; Shanghai, China; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Austin, Texas; Fuji, Japan, and of course the 24-hour race in Le Mans, France. For the complete story, see:

VW Will Produce XL1

The Volkswagen XL1 will see production, after being introduced to the world as a concept back in 2002. Because of its unique aerodynamic design, small diesel engine and super-efficient electric motor, the new model will hold the title of most fuel-efficient vehicle on earth. The plug-in diesel hybrid will achieve 235 mpg, boasts the most aerodynamic body of any car in existence, and can travel 31 miles on electricity alone. For the complete story, see:

Audi to Show A3 Plug-In at Geneva Show

Audi will show an electric-hybrid plug-in car at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show. There is, as yet, no official word on production plans, price, or proposed market coverage, but the company has revealed some preliminary specs on the A3 plug-in. Equipped with a 204-horsepower engine system, the vehicle can reach a maximum speed of 138 mph, and does the zero-to-60 run in 7.5 seconds. Like several EV models already on the market worldwide, the A3 plug-in can travel just over 30 miles on electricity, and reach 81 mph on battery power alone. For the complete story, see:

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