Honda to launch motorcycle hybrid system-equipped PCX HYBRID scooter

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Honda’s latest addition to its PCX series of scooters is the PCX HYBRID, the world’s first mass-produced motorized scooter (125cc or less) equipped with a motorcycle hybrid system. 48V Hybrids

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BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

BMW is the latest automaker to eliminate diesels from its lineup and focus on plug-in hybrids and electric cars. BMW currently sells five plug-in hybrid models. Plug-In HybridsA BMW spokesman told Green Car Reports on Tuesday that it will drop diesels from its lineup for 2019. We're putting all our eggs in the PHEV basket," said BMW spokesman Alexander Schmuck.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid to have 60 miles of electric range?

Green Car Reports

Mercedes's new line of more capable plug-in hybrids will start with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE plug-in hybrid that the company says has more electric driving range than previous efforts. Plug-In HybridsIt will arrive late next year and will be based on a redesigned version of the mid-size GLE SUV arriving with gas power next spring. The company didn't release.

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Zunum Aero selects Safran turbine for hybrid electric commercial aircraft

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Boeing- and JetBlue-backed Zunum Aero has selected Safran Helicopter Engines as the turbine provider for its hybrid electric commercial aircraft, which will be available in the early 2020s. Aviation Engines Hybrids

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Ikea invests in hybrid-vehicle builder XL Hybrids

Green Car Reports

XL Hybrids carved its niche in the vehicle-electrfication segment by offering hybrid conversion kits for regular gasoline-powered vans, commercial trucks, and pickups. mild hybrid Investment 48-Volt mild hybridThus far, the Boston-based start-up has found success and a recent round of venture capital funding raised another $22 million. Notably, Swedish furniture company Ikea Group.

Ford to launch new generation of Mondeo hybrid models in 2019; first Mondeo hybrid wagon

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Ford will enhance the fuel-efficient Mondeo Hybrid gasoline-electric vehicle range—including the introduction of the first Mondeo Hybrid wagon variant—from 2019. The new Mondeo Hybrid wagon will enable customers who require greater load-carrying capability to benefit from the efficiency and refinement of an electric powertrain in many driving scenarios, while maintaining the driving range and freedom offered by a traditional combustion engine. Europe Hybrids

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XL trucks' Ford F-250 Hybrid gets California approval

Green Car Reports

That's what XL Hybrids aims to do by adding hybrid and even plug-in hybrid systems to Ford pickups. On Tuesday, the Massachusetts-based "upfitter" announced that it received certification to sell its F-250 Hybrid in California, which has stricter emissions. Pickups XL HybridsThere's no way to save more fuel than to do it in something that already uses a lot of it.

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Mercedes-Benz plans to expand lineup of more capable plug-in hybrids

Green Car Reports

Mercedes-Benz announced plans Wednesday improve the range and capability of its plug-in hybrids and to bring the flexible powertrain to more models. It also introduced a new brand name to designate its plug-in hybrid models: EQ Power. Plug-In HybridsThe EQ Power designation will appear alongside the company's new EQ line of all-electric cars in Mercedes.

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Solaris introducing new Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid; facelifted electric and hybrid models as well

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At the 14 th International Fair of Public Transport TRANSEXPO in Kielce, 23-25 October 2018, Solaris will introduce the new Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid. The company will also showcase facelifted version of the Solaris Urbino 12 electric and the Solaris Urbino 12 hybrid.

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XL Hybrids adds Ford F-250 hybrid to F-150 plug-in hybrid pickups; production to start in March

Green Car Reports

The idea of a Ford F-Series hybrid pickup truck has now been around since August 2011, but its maker now expects to launch such a truck sometime during 2020. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Boston-based XL Hybrids unveiled both a Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup fitted with its XLH hybrid system and an F-150 light-duty pickup with its XLP plug-in hybrid. Trucks heavy duty Plug-In Hybrids Super Duty F-Series fleet

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DAF trucks showcases electric and hybrid trucks at IAA CV

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At IAA Commercial Vehicles, Dutch truck manufacturer DAF—a division of Paccar—is showcasing the LF Electric, CF Electric and CF Hybrid Innovation trucks. DAF CF Hybrid Innovation Truck. The DAF CF Hybrid features the very efficient 10.8

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ŠKODA unveiling plug-in hybrid RS concept at Paris

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ŠKODA, a member of the Volkswagen Group, is unveiling the VISION RS plug-in hybrid concept at the Paris Motor Show. The ŠKODA VISION RS plug-in hybrid drive combines the 1.5-liter TSI engine with an output of 110 kW (150 hp) and an electric motor providing 75 kW (102 hp).

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2017 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid: video road test

Green Car Reports

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is a new plug-in version of the fourth-generation Prius hybrid launched last year. It succeeds the previous Prius Plug-In Hybrid, but it's a much better—and considerably more electric—vehicle than that discontinued model.

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Honda to launch motorcycle hybrid system-equipped PCX HYBRID scooter

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Honda’s latest addition to its PCX series of scooters is the PCX HYBRID, the world’s first mass-produced motorized scooter (125cc or less) equipped with a motorcycle hybrid system. 48V Hybrids

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Cummins debuts PowerDrive plug-in-hybrid system; both series and parallel capabilities

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unveiled PowerDrive, a suite of plug-in hybrid electric powertrain solutions spanning light-, medium- and heavy-duty applications, at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show. It operates as a hybrid in either series or parallel configuration modes. Heavy-duty Hybrids Plug-ins

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Toyota unveiles flexible fuel hybrid prototype in Brazil

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Toyota unveiled a prototype hybrid flexible-fuel vehicle (Hybrid FFV) during an event Toyota held São Paulo, Brazil. The prototype is the combination of a flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV) that can be powered by both gasoline and alternative fuels such as ethanol, and Toyota’s hybrid system.

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Top five hybrid SUVs

Green Cars News

Hybrids are big business, and it’s a segment of the market that’s only going to get bigger as manufacturers move towards electrified, efficient drivetrains

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The Hybrid SUV Pipeline

Hybrid SUV Blog

So what does the near future hold for hybrid SUVs? 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid – Available: Summer 2013. Sharing its platform and many of its components with the forthcoming Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, the 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid gets a supercharged 2.5L New Hybrids

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Lightning Hybrids’ lightweight composite accumulator for hydraulic hybrid systems

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Lightning Hybrids, developer and manufacturer of hydraulic hybrid systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks and buses ( earlier post ), has provided some detail and background on a core component of its system: the hydraulic accumulator, or “mechanical battery”.

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Beverly Hills bans plug-in hybrids from public charging stations

Green Car Reports

As of Monday, April 2, only battery-electric cars will be allowed to park and plug in at any of the city's 35 public charging stations—plug-in hybrids will not. Plug-In Hybrids California plug-in cars charging Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure Charging stationsWell, that's. interesting. The city of Beverly Hills, California, has issued new regulations for parking and electric-car charging.

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Britain cuts incentives for electrics, hybrids

Green Car Reports

Britain will end purchase incentives for plug-in hybrids and reduce them for pure electric cars after November 9. In a move that looks like replacing carrots with sticks, the announcement comes two months after the country launched its "Road to Zero" plan to ban sales of gasoline and diesel cars by 2040. Britain's Department for Transport

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Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for September 2018

Green Car Reports

This month's best deals list includes a newcomer among plug-in hybrids. Plug-In Hybrids dealsThat could be a great thing for buyers who want the best deal along with the latest technologies. Our partners at CarsDirect.com, now focus the list of best deals on models that are widely available, not "compliance cars" available only in token quantities in select locations.

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Mercedes-Benz bringing series of 3rd-generation plug-in hybrids to market; EQ Power, gasoline or diesel; C-, E- and S-Class

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kWh battery in the hybrid vehicles is paired with either a gasoline engine or, for the first time, a diesel engine. Another first is the combination of plug-in-hybrid technology with a fuel cell in the new Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL (combined hydrogen consumption 0.34 Four hybrid modes.

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DEUTZ partnering with Manitou Group on electrification of construction equipment; hybrid and full-electric system

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Manitou Group, the first E-DEUTZ partner, has fitted one of its telehandlers with a hybrid drive and a second with a full-electric drive. For the hybrid prototype, this diesel engine has been replaced by a DEUTZ TCD 2.2, 48V Electric (Battery) Hybrids Off-road

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

Green Car Reports

This morning, in Japan, Nissan unveiled what its lineup has long been missing: strong hybrid technology. The company's new e-Power hybrid system, demonstrated in a Nissan Note hatchback, contains a gasoline engine and an electric traction motor. series hybrid youtube e-Power

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Hybrid SUV Resale Value

Hybrid SUV Blog

Top Hybrid SUVs Retain Their Value. For those considering their first hybrid SUV or car, the high resale value of many hybrids might come as a surprise. In fact, the top three hybrid SUVs and cars are expected to retain more than 40 percent of their value after five years.

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Hybrid X

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T oyota created some excitement with their new Hybrid X vehicle that they unveiled at the car show in Geneva last week. Hybrid X is a vision for future environmentally friendly motoring. Hybrid X is designed as a four-door, four-seat open-space concept.

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Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gets ad support from Sesame Street characters

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is a one-of-a-kind vehicle, the sole plug-in hybrid minivan offered for sale in North America. Now, the Pacifica Hybrid is back on sale in its second model year, and the minivan with 33 miles of.

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Peugeot presents its plug-in hybrid gasoline systems for 3008 and 508

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Peugeot is introducing gasoline plug-in hybrid systems for the Peugeot 3008 and 508 and 508 SW engines. The HYBRID engine and the HYBRID4 (four-wheel-drive) engine will be available for the second quarter of 2019. It reaches 180hp on HYBRID and 225hp on HYBRID4. Hybrids Plug-in

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Ford introduces two new taxis: diesel and hybrid

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Ford introduced two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi, the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. The 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi includes a police-tuned suspension with increased ride height and calibrated high-performance brakes, plus steel wheels.

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steam/ev hybrid

DIY Electric Car

I''m new to the ev world but my idea was to eleminate the batteries.start with a vw beetle, put a 50 hp or more electric motor kit (sold for 3k to 7.5k). Now instead of batteries arrange the front end to fit a two stroke engine (two strokes are easiest to convert to steam) running a generator head with enough current to power the 50 hp motor. Don''t know if it is posibble but would really like to get some info on it

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Toyota introducing new Corolla Touring Sports with two hybrid powertrain options at Paris show

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liter full hybrid powertrain joining the engine line-up, the new 2018 Corolla model range also marks the debut of Toyota’s dual hybrid strategy. liter hybrid powertrains. Europe HybridsAt the Paris motor show in October, Toyota will introduce the Corolla Touring Sports.

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Battery electrics steal sales from hybrids

Green Car Reports

Strong sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids in California seem to have a downside. According to an analysis by the California New Car Dealers Association, all of those new plug-in cars are replacing traditional hybrids, not conventional cars. So the fuel and emissions savings aren’t what they could be. Data from the CNCDA’s

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2019 Land Rover Range Rover plug-in hybrid pricing starts at $96,145

Green Car Reports

By 2024, Land Rover will have a whole new lineup of hybrid and electric luxury SUVs. As we learned yesterday, that lineup will include plug-in hybrid and electric versions of its small Evoque crossover SUV. Now the company has released pricing for its largest, most luxurious plug-in hybrid, the Range Rover P400e. Plug-In HybridsBoth will join the Range Rover.

XL Hybrids unveils first hybrid-electric Ford F-250 at 2018 NTEA Work Truck Show

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XL Hybrids will display three fleet-ready, electrified pickup truck solutions at NTEA’s Work Truck Show next week in Indianapolis. XL is unveiling the industry’s first XLH hybrid-electric F-250 pickup in its booth, while also displaying an XLP plug-in hybrid-electric F-150.

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XL Hybrids gets big order for pickup truck plug-in hybrid 'upfit'

Green Car Reports

XL Hybrids markets modifications that allows fleet buyers to "upfit" their vehicles into hybrids. So far, the company's efforts have focused on hybrid powertrains for vans, box trucks, and shuttle buses. DON'T MISS: Ford Transit Van Gets Add-In Hybrid Kit For Better Fuel. Plug-In Hybrids electric utilities plug-in cars fleet XL HybridsImproving fuel efficiency doesn't always require creating a new vehicle.

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2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid price drops by $1,350

Green Car Reports

The 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid may cost car shoppers less, the company announced last week. Plug-In Hybrids PricingThe price drop on base models will save buyers $1,350 on 2018 models, which should help the car attract more customers. It comes in the same two trim levels as before. Base models will start at $33,350, including destination. The Sonata Plug-in.

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Plug-In Hybrids Charge Forward

Hybrid SUV Blog

Trending Up: Hybrid Sales on a Roll. The market for hybrid cars and SUVs perhaps has not taken off as fast as some had expected. Analysts predict the plug-in hybrid market will be in 2013 and for the coming years. Fuel cost savings is a big reason for the interest in hybrids.

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid: the subtly earthy type

Green Car Reports

The 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid doesn't boast about its plug-in hybrid, eco-friendly credentials. Plug-In HybridsInstead of a big charge port conspicuously placed on one front fender, the Cayenne has matching covers for fuel or electricity on either side of the vehicle. They're part of its dual-nature: one part a high-performance crossover SUV that's just a.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

Green Car Reports

For several years, the Chevrolet Volt was the sole plug-in hybrid with electric range notably above 20 miles—though it became clear Chevy never figured out how to market its virtues to the public at large. Now it has a strong competitor in the form of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, a mid-size sedan with five seats and a rated 48. Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars

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2016 Hyundai Tucson Shows Two Different Hybrid Concepts In Geneva

Green Car Reports

At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, Hyundai showed off two hybrid models we likely won''t see: a 48-volt mild hybrid and a plug-in hybrid, both of them fitted with diesel engines. DON''T MISS: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And. Green Auto Show Diesel hybrid Kia Trail''ster Concept Plug-In Hybrids Through-the-road hybrids mild hybrid

Valeo showcasing new 48V hybrid systems at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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Valeo has developed a hybrid system combining low-voltage (less than 60 V) electric motors with traditional combustion engines. The company is presenting two 48V hybrid systems at the IAA CV 2018. 48V HybridsSince the technology can be easily adapted to all engine types and manufactured in series to deliver economies of scale, it offers the advantage of affordability. Valeo 48 V iBSG system – Starter-alternator with integrated electronics.

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Hyundai introduces 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at Chicago Auto Show

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Hyundai unveiled the redesigned 2018 Sonata Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid models at the Chicago Auto Show. The 2018 Hybrid and Plug-in will be produced in Asan, Korea, with Hybrid availability in the first quarter of 2018 and Plug-in availability in the second quarter of 2018.

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