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Nissan introduces series-hybrid powertrain with Note e-POWER in Japan; small pack, small engine, LEAF motor, low price

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In Japan, Nissan Motor introduced its new series-hybrid drive system called e-POWER along with its application in the Note.

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Geneva Motor Show: Green Car Preview

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The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is right around the corner, and a number of electric cars, hybrids, and other green models are set to debut there. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids Geneva Auto ShowAs with any auto show, there will be a mix of concept cars and more down-to-earth production models.

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Hyundai Ioniq: most important car at the Geneva Motor Show?

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The Geneva Motor Show is stuffed with cars, both European volume cars we don't see in North America and a huge number of pricey and high-performance supercars and customs. Geneva Motor Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The high-tailed.

Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang, more U.S. production: BREAKING

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Ford released plans today for its future portfolio of electified vehicles, including an all-electric SUV with 300 miles of range Perhaps more remarkable, it will offer hybrid versions of both the F-150 pickup truck—previously discussed for 2019 or so—and the Mustang sport coupe. It will also build a plug-in hybrid version of its.

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Kia introduces Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid at Geneva

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At the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Kia Motors unveiled four new models. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Plug-insEarlier post.)

2017 45

Citroen Compressed-Air Hybrid For Paris Motor Show: Cactus Airflow 2L Concept

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A hybrid system, broadly defined, is any two power sources that combine to provide torque to drive a car''s wheels. While most are hybrid-electric--a combustion engine plus one or two electric motors powered by a battery pack--other types exist as well.

LG Chem Adds Chinese Great Wall Motors Plug-In Hybrids To Its Battery Clients

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The latest to join the roster that includes Audi, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, Renault, Smart, Volkswagen, and Volvo is the Chinese carmaker known as Great Wall Motors. China Batteries lithium-ion Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars lg-chem Great Wall MotorDON'T MISS.

2016 Toyota Prius: Official Auto Show Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

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It was actually introduced to the world last week, but the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid made its official auto-show debut yesterday at the huge Frankfurt Motor Show. And while hybrids remain a tiny share of. Green EU Europe Toyota Auris Hybrid Toyota Yaris Hybrid regulation

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Volvo Trucks testing long-haul hybrid powertrain in Concept Truck

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With the Volvo Concept Truck, Volvo Trucks has developed its first hybrid vehicle designed for long-haul applications. Earlier post.).

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Hybrid Kinetic electric luxury car, with turbine range extender, to be built in China

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But Hybrid Kinetic likely predates most of them. Started by the founder of Chinese automaker Brilliance, the company made headlines in 2010, when it announced plans to build hybrid. China Geneva Motor Show Pininfarina Geneva Auto Show plug-in cars Hybrid Kinetic Startups

2017 19

Why Nothing Competes With Tesla Today, Plug-In Hybrids Included

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Two years ago, the launch of the Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid produced the first ostensible large luxury plug-in sedan competitor to the Tesla Model S electric car. The Porsche is a plug-in hybrid, with an electric range of 15 or 16 miles; the Tesla is all-electric, with ranges of 208 to 275 miles.

Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept at Paris Motor Show

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Mitsubishi unveiled the latest in a series of plug-in electric SUV concepts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The Mitsubishi GT-PHEV concept is a large and fairly luxurious plug-in hybrid utility vehicle. Paris Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Paris Motor Show

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Green Cars At Shanghai Motor Show: Plug-In Hybrids Aplenty

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Plug-In Hybrids Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars China''s status as the largest new-car market in the world means the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show is now as important for car shoppers outside the country as it is for those within. Those vehicles hint.

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Honda's Electric Four-Motor CR-Z Prototype: We Drive It

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The idea of the four-motor electric car has been around since the start of the 20th century. One of Ferdinand Porsche's first ideas, in fact, was the Lohner-Porsche that debuted at the 1900 Paris World Fair, with a hub motor in each front wheel. plug-in cars Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

Daido Steel & Honda develop neodymium magnet free of heavy rare earth elements; Honda Freed hybrid first to adopt resulting new motor

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and Honda Motor Co., GM’s first-generation Voltec system used NdFeB magnets in both motors. A rotor for the i-DCD drive motor.

Infiniti Q80 Inspiration Hybrid Concept Unveiled At Paris Motor Show

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Today, at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, we now have our first solid look at the automaker’s progress--in the form of the stunning Q80 Inspiration concept. Infiniti has made little secret of its desire to launch a new flagship that would finally fill the void left by the departure of its largest sedan, the Q45.

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Revealed At Paris Motor Show

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Pity poor Mitsubishi, whose Outlander Plug-In Hybrid has been on sale in Europe and Asia for almost two years. But the plug-in hybrid SUV''s U.S. Now we can get a glimpse of what the revised plug-in hybrid 2016 Outlander will look like, courtesy of a

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New hybrid electric ferry launches in Taiwan with Visedo electric propulsion system

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The Taiwanese harbor city of Kaohsiung has launched a new hybrid electric ferry. Hybrids Motors Ports and MarinekWh per kilometer.

2017 28

Explaining how Honda Accord Hybrid system works: video

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The 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid mid-size sedan returned last year, ending a one-year hiatus for the model. Videos

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Volvo Cars to introduce 3-cylinder FWD PHEV in 2018, BEVs & 48V mild hybrid in 2019; Modular Electrification Platform

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Volvo Cars will introduce a front-wheel drive (FWD), 3-cylinder engine variant of its Twin Engine plug-in hybrid electric vehicle system in 2018, followed by its first production battery-electric vehicles and a new 48V mild hybrid system in 2019, according to Mats Anderson, Senior Director of Electric Propulsion Systems. A 0.25

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Valeo introduces new 48V e4Sport hybrid system; all-wheel drive

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At the Paris Motor Show, Valeo introduced another 48V hybrid system, the 48V e4Sport. 48V HybridsValeo’s 48V roadmap.

2016 45

Honda To Cooperate With GM On Plug-In Hybrid Technology?

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Honda and General Motors may expand their cooperation on green cars, according to a report in the Japanese media. Now, it appears they may collaborate on plug-in hybrids as well. Green General Motors Partnership Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsDON'T MISS: GM, Honda Latest.

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Nissan e-Power series hybrid builds on electric-car expertise

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This morning, in Japan, Nissan unveiled what its lineup has long been missing: strong hybrid technology. series hybrid youtube e-Power

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Volvo to reveal plug-in hybrid at Geneva Motor Show

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As the Geneva Motor Show 2011 inches ever closer, another auto manufacturer has announced a significant unveiling at the event. Volvo has revealed that it will introduce the V60 diesel plug-in hybrid at the showcase, a car that is almost production ready and manages to produce carbon dioxide emissions below 50g/km.

Looking at Lexus multi-stage hybrid system in new LS sedan, LC coupe

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The Lexus LS 500h luxury sedan that debuts this week at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show will use the same "Multi Stage Hybrid System" as the LC 500h coupe. It's a somewhat different—and arguably more complex—setup than the powertrain of the LS 600h, the previous-generation hybrid version of Lexus' flagship sedan.

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid: technical details revealed

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The second-generation Chevrolet Volt is important not only as a high-volume plug-in hybrid, but also because components from its Voltec powertrain are designed to be used in other GM models. Last year, General Motors unveiled the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, with a powertrain very similar to the Volt's.

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First public flight of Siemens 260kW electric motor; to be used in development of hybrid-electric aircraft

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Siemens and Airbus will use the record-setting motor as a basis for developing regional airliners powered by hybrid-electric propulsion systems.

Cobham, Jaguar Land Rover and Ricardo partnering to develop switched reluctance traction motor

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Since switched reluctance motors (SRM) do not use permanent magnets, they could provide an ideal replacement technology. Hybrids Motors

Audi unveils Q8 sport concept with 48V mild hybrid system (mHEV); drive system coming to “many” Audi models

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The combination of mild hybrid technology and a TFSI engine sets a new benchmark for the synthesis of electromobility and combustion engines.

2017 46

Hybrid Kinetic H600 microturbine range-extended electric vehicle concept runs 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds

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seconds; the electric motors deliver combined maximum power of more than 600 kW. Electric (Battery) Engines Hybridsand 77.4%

2017 28

GM To Forge Ahead With Electric, Plug-In Hybrid, Other Electrified Vehicles

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When oil prices drop, the knee-jerk response of many analysts is to forecast doom for sales of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and other green cars. That''s not something General Motors recognizes as an issue, though. General Motors Batteries Plug-In Hybrids GM Future Cars Chevy Volt plug-in cars Chevrolet Bolt

GE previews new high-efficiency traction motor for hybrid and electric vehicle applications

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The new prototype motor. Power density is about twice that of today’s motors, according to GE. Motorsby Jack Rosebro. cm (9.2

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Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

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A 48V motor can be located in any number of different configurations in the vehicle, depending on the design of the system. 48V Hybrids

2016 46

Nissan Gripz Concept Previews 'Pure Drive' Hybrid System

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Nissan offered a hint at a new hybrid powertrain as part of a concept car it unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show. Frankfurt Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Frankfurt Motor ShowThe Nissan Gripz is a heavily-stylized crossover that the carmaker claims takes inspiration from the classic Datsun 240Z sports car.

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Volkswagen Passat GTE Plug-In Hybrid To Appear At Paris Motor Show

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Now that German carmakers have started to work in earnest on plug-in hybrids, expect to see a whole lot more of them in the coming years--though not always in North America.

Supercars stampede toward hybrids, electric power: Geneva roundup

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Hybrid and electric cars are now a common sight at major auto shows, but the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, those technologies were found in the supercars that made up many of the debuts. Companies large and small unveiled flashy hybrid and battery-electric models, or discussed plans for them. Geneva Motor Show Geneva Auto Show

2016 27

Classic 1966 VW Bus With Green Drivetrain: Solar-Powered Electric Motor

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DON'T MISS: VW Bus Hybrid That Never Was: The Microbus Prototype Of. Solar-powered cars are typically custom-built affairs that prioritize function over form. Their shapes are usually dictated by aerodynamics and the placement of solar panels, and there's often room for only one occupant. solar roof plug-in cars solar Microbus

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GKN supplying eAxle to plug-in hybrid Volvo S90

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The technology first launched on the new Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid SUV. Hybrids Plug-ins Vehicle SystemsEarlier post.)

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XL Hybrids awarded DOE Small Business Vouchers Pilot; testing of first diesel/XL3 combo at Argonne

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XL Hybrids, Inc. The XL3 hybrid system is available on the Reach van with 2,500 pounds payload capacity with the XL3 system installed.

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Lineup Specs, Details Emerge For Geneva Motor Show

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The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week, with the full global lineup--hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric versions--in attendance. Green Auto Show Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrids plug-in carsFor one thing, they'll be known (at least in Europe) as Ioniq.