Acura to debut 3 new vehicles at the 2012 North American International Auto Show including its first gasoline-electric hybrid

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Acura will unveil three new vehicles at the 2012 North American International Auto Show including a new compact sports sedan, a redesigned RDX crossover sport utility vehicle, and a concept version of the next generation Acura NSX super car. To be positioned at the gateway to the Acura lineup, the ILX will feature three powertrains including Acura’s first gasoline-electric hybrid.

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Diesel Hybride Elektrisch Autos Von Deutschland

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BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Porsche are hedging their pure diesel bets by adding hybrid-electric vehicles and pondering diesel-electric hybrids. . Some think that diesel’s 30% mileage advantage over standard fuel makes it far better and more convenient than standard gas-electric hybrid SUVs and cars. German automakers, who have been leaning toward the diesel side of things, are now starting to show some love to hybrid SUVs and cars as well.

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Ford to apply start-stop technology to non-hybrid vehicles in North America in 2012

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Ford Auto Start-Stop. Ford will begin applying start-stop technology—currently used in Ford hybrids and some Ford cars in Europe—in conventional cars, crossovers and SUVs in North America in 2012. When Auto Start-Stop debuts in North America, it will be available on gasoline-powered cars and utilities with either a manual or automatic transmission as well as vehicles that use Ford’s patented dual-clutch six-speed automatic transmission.

Acura introduces three new vehicles at Detroit show; two hybrid powertrains

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Acura unveiled three new vehicles at the North American International Auto Show, including a concept version of the ILX hybrid luxury compact sedan (which will offer Acura’s first production hybrid as a model version); the NSX Concept, which presages the direction for Acura’s next-generation supercar; and a prototype of the 2013 RDX crossover sport utility vehicle. ILX concept. Click to enlarge.

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Infiniti to introduce hybrid version of 2014 QX60 crossover; first application of new FF-Hybrid system

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will introduce a new gasoline-electric hybrid version of the QX60 crossover into the US lineup this summer, following its world debut at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. The new QX60 Hybrid will be powered by an implementation of the FF-Hybrid system comprising a 2.5-liter supercharged engine and 15 kW electric motor connected to an advanced CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission). supercharged engine and the electric motor exceeds that of the 3.5L

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VW premieres Jetta Hybrid and E-Bugster concept with Combined Charging System; Blue-e-Motion electric drives to go into production units as early as 2013

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Volkswagen staged two world premieres at the Detroit Auto Show: the new Jetta gasoline-electric Hybrid and the E-Bugster battery-electric concept derived from the Beetle. Volkswagen calls the complete electric drive unit featured in the E-Bugster “Blue-e-Motion”. The central electric module of the E-Bugster weighs 80 kg. The energy for powering the 85 kW (114 hp) electric motor is stored in a 28.3 Electric (Battery) HybridsE-Bugster.

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Ford Escape Hybrid 2010 Update

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This is largely due to a concentrated effort from Ford to save weight and improve the capabilities of the SUV’s outstanding gasoline / electric powertrain, allowing them to claim dominance in an area of the market where few other automakers have tread. The Escape Hybrid combines two electric motors generating 94 horsepower with a 2.5 liter, 153 horsepower gasoline engine that form a system with a total output of 177 ponies. Auto Media.

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2010 Escalade Hybrid Updates

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Starting at a mere $73,425 the 2010 Cadillac Escalade hybrid takes the same gasoline / electric architecture used to underpin both the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid and GMC Yukon Hybrid and provides it with a full-on luxury spin. Unsurprisingly, the ‘10 Cadillac Escalade hybrid doesn’t alter the excellent two-mode hybrid game plan that GM has rolled out across their full-size SUV lineup.

China puts its electric vehicles on center stage - China automotive news

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My Gasgoo Sign in | Join Now | Help Automotive News A Leading Portal for China Auto Industry Make it my homepage Favorite Contact Us Home China News Global News Commentary Interview Blog Data Suppliers Gallery Thursday, April 23, 2009 Home » Automotive News » Commentary » News detail Email This Story Welcome to our registration page. Among the most notable: a gas-electric hybrid Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Chrysler developing electric sports.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Our PRIUS+ Project Photos PHEV Resources Global Warming Take Action News and Events Contact Us How Carmakers are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity If you ask, "have major auto-makers come around on PHEVs?", GM has announced plans for public sales in 2010, and almost every carmaker now says it will sell PHEVs or highway-speed battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sometime after 2010. Shifted earlier focus to all-electric Focus in 2011 with Magna.

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