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Nissan introduces 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid SUV with FF hybrid system; 24% improvement in fuel economy over conventional

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The new hybrid—which uses Nissan’s new FF hybrid system ( earlier post )—will be available in three fully equipped trim levels when it joins the lineup in late summer 2013. Fuel economy is estimated at 26 mpg (9.0 Estimated city fuel economy is 25 mpg (9.4 For the Hybrid version, Pathfinder’s standard 3.5-liter V6 is replaced by a new supercharged 2.5-liter gasoline engine and an electric motor paired with a compact Li-ion battery. 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid.

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Jaguar provides some details on its concept hybrid C-X16 to be introduced at Frankfurt

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V6 gasoline engine producing 380 PS (375 hp, 280 kW) and 332 lb-ft (450 N·m) of torque and a Formula 1-inspired hybrid boost system with a steering-wheel-mounted button for on-demand acceleration. Because of the lag-free nature of an electric motor, this power is instantaneously available. The battery is constantly and automatically recharged, the entire system overseen by a Hybrid Vehicle Supervisory Controller. The concept hybrid C-X16. Click to enlarge.

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BMW shows future drive technoliges; 2 Series PHEV prototype, direct water injection in 3-cyl. engine, and fuel cell eDrive

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In the prototype of a BMW 2 Series Active Tourer with plug-in hybrid system, the front wheels are driven by a three-cylinder gasoline engine and the rear wheels by an electric motor. Flexibility: the high-voltage battery can be recharged from conventional domestic power sockets, the BMW i Wallbox or at public charging stations. Once the speed exceeds approximately 80 km/h (50 mph) or under strong acceleration, the engine cuts in automatically.

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