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

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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. One clutch is installed between the gasoline engine and the electric motor, the other within the CVT. 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid. Click to enlarge.

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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. The battery is constantly and automatically recharged, the entire system overseen by a Hybrid Vehicle Supervisory Controller. The all-new powerplant points the way to the next generation of highly efficient, powerful, gasoline-fueled internal combustion engines.

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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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