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Toyota boosts 2023 Corolla Hybrid; starting MSRP $1,250 lower than 2022 Corolla Hybrid

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The Toyota Corolla Hybrid enters the 2023 model year as a thoroughly upgraded model. The 2023 Corolla Hybrid now offers a choice of five model grades versus just one before. The 2023 Corolla Hybrid LE grade gets a $1,250 price reduction (starting from $22,800, down from $24,050).

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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Available in hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions, the new Toyota C-HR will also be the first plug-in hybrid passenger car to be produced in Turkey. Plug-in hybrid battery assembly will start in December 2023, creating around 60 new skilled jobs.

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Chevrolet introduce electrified AWD Corvette: 2024 E-Ray hybrid

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Engines Hybrids Market Background Vehicle ManufacturersExactly 70 years after the Corvette made its original debut at Motorama in New York City, Chevrolet returned to the city to introduce the first electrified Corvette featuring all-wheel-drive and a powerful 6.2L

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Toyota starts production of 5th-generation hybrid powertrain in Europe for new Corolla

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Toyota Motor Europe (TME) has started production of its 5 th -generation hybrid powertrains for the new Corolla. 5th generation hybrid transmission 1.8L. TMMP produces hybrid electric transmissions including the MG1 and MG2 motors, integral electrical components of hybrid transmission.

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2023 Toyota Corolla offers four new hybrid models with new AWD available; first Corolla Cross Hybrid

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Toyota is expanding its 2023 Corolla lineup with four new Hybrid grades, including a more powerful hybrid system and available all-wheel drive. Toyota is also expanding its Corolla Cross family with the first hybrid model in that lineup. Corolla Hybrid.

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Geely launches Methanol Hybrid Emgrand in China market

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Geely recently launched its Methanol Hybrid Emgrand ( earlier post ) in the Chinese market. The methanol hybrid is based on Geely’s fourth-generation B-segment Modular Architecture (BMA) Emgrand sedan. Geely also offers a non-hybrid methanol-fueled version of the Emgrand.

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Citroën strengthens plug-in hybrid offering

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Citroën is offering a new, more accessible plug-in hybrid with a new version on the C5 Aircross that combines the 150 hp (110 kW) PureTech gasoline engine with an 81 kW electric engine for a combined power of 180 hp. 180 e-EAT8 Plug-In Hybrid Engine. Hybrids Market Background Plug-ins

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Mazda introduces series-hybrid plug-in version of MX-30 EV, with rotary engine genset

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The Mazda MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV, a plug-in series hybrid model that uses a rotary engine as a generator, made its world premiere at the Brussels Motor Show. kWh lithium-ion battery and a 50-liter gas tank to create a series plug-in hybrid system with very competitive total driving range.

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2023 Toyota Crown coming to US with standard hybrid powertrain, Hybrid MAX option

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The 2023 Toyota Crown for the US market is coming with standard AWD and the choice of two electrified powertrains: the standard Toyota Hybrid System (THS) or Hybrid MAX. This highly efficient hybrid system can achieve an EPA-estimated 41 MPG combined city/highway rating.

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Rolls-Royce developing turbogenerator technology for hybrid-electric aviation applications

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Rolls-Royce is developing turbogenerator technology—including a new small engine—designed for hybrid-electric aviation applications. This will advance hybrid-electric flight and mean more passengers will be able to travel further on low to net zero emissions aircraft.

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Tech: How do Hybrid & Plug-in Hybrid Batteries Recharge? Do I Need to Plug a Hybrid In?

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A Primer on Hybrid Battery Care This article may contain affiliate links. When the first gasoline-electric hybrids vehicles began arriving in 1999 and 2000, early adopters did their research and were quite knowledgeable about the then-new and revolutionary transportation mode.

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Mercedes launches new plug-in hybrid S 580 e; Gen4 hybrid system, 100 km electric range

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Mercedes-Benz is launching the new S 580 e plug-in hybrid, with which the fourth generation of the hybrid drive system is celebrating its premiere in the S-Class. Mercedes has also added the mild hybrid S 580 4MATIC. Hybrids Plug-ins

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Geely testing Emgrand methanol hybrid sedan in -40 C conditions

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Geely is testing the world’s first methanol hybrid sedan in sub -40 °C (-40 ?F) Geely’s latest Methanol Hybrid Emgrand is based on Geely Auto’s fourth-generation B-Segment Modular Architecture (BMA) Emgrand sedan. China Engines Hybrids Methanol

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Allison Transmission introduces eGen Force electric hybrid propulsion system for tracked combat vehicles

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Allison Transmission introduced the eGen Force electric hybrid propulsion system for tracked combat vehicles. This product is more than a transmission—it is a power distribution system featuring an electric motor and inverter for on-board vehicle power and parallel hybrid operation.

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Ampaire Eco Caravan hybrid-electric regional aircraft makes first flight

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Ampaire’s Eco Caravan, a nine-seat regional aircraft, made its first flight on a fully-integrated hybrid-electric propulsion system. Hybrid-electric aircraft, however, can preserve the range and utility of today’s aircraft. Aviation & Aerospace Batteries Hybrids Market Background

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mtu Hybrid PowerPack from Rolls-Royce enters passenger rail service

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Rolls-Royce, Porterbrook and Chiltern Railways have put a hybrid diesel-battery-electric train that reduces CO 2 emissions by up to 25% into passenger service in the UK. It is the world’s first regular passenger operation with mtu Hybrid PowerPacks, of which 13 have already been ordered.

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Rolls-Royce announces new hydrogen engine program; updates on hybrid-electric research

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Rolls-Royce is launching a new leading-edge hydrogen program and also given a further update on its research into hybrid-electric power as it continues to pioneer new forms of aviation sustainability. Aviation & Aerospace Engines Fuels Hybrids Hydrogen Testing

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2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid debuts at Los Angeles Auto Show

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The 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid (HEV) is the third model in an ongoing cadence of eco-minded offerings guided by Kia’s global EV strategy, ‘Plan S.’. The Sportage Hybrid is offered in three trim levels: LX, EX, and SX-Prestige. Hybrids

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2024 Mazda CX-90 plug-in hybrid beats Toyota Highlander to PHEV punch

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On Monday, the Japanese automaker unveiled the 2024 Mazda CX-90 lineup, consisting of a plug-in hybrid, mild hybrid, and three rows of seats with three different seating configurations. Plug-In Hybrids

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Microchip Technology introduces new hybrid power drive module solution for electric aviation

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is introducing a new hybrid power drive module. These hybrid power drive modules are highly integrated power semiconductor devices that reduce the number of components and simplify the overall system design. The hybrid power drive module is available for order in production quantities.

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Toyota’s San Antonio plant begins production of 2023 all-hybrid Sequoia

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Texas (Toyota Texas, TMMTX) has started production for the all-new, all-hybrid 2023 Toyota Sequoia. The all-new third-generation 2023 Sequoia full-size SUV features as standard the powerful twin-turbo V6 hybrid i-FORCE MAX powertrain.

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Toyota introduces new XSE Hybrid Grade Camry

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With the refresh for 2021 Camry models, Toyota is introducing the first XSE Hybrid grade, combining the Camry’s most fuel-efficient powertrain with its highest expression of the sport and luxury blend. 2021 Camry XSE Hybrid. Four hybrid grades – LE, XLE, SE, XSE (new).

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Solaris introducing mild hybrid buses

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Solaris is introducing the Solaris Urbino mild hybrid. The first Urbino hybrid was displayed in 2006. Back then, Solaris was the first European producer offering a serially produced bus with a hybrid (diesel-electric) drive. However, the mild hybrid is a new solution.

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Mazda2 Hybrid to be introduced in Europe; OEM model supplied by Toyota

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Mazda Motor Corporation will introduce the Mazda2 Hybrid in Europe from the spring of 2022. The Mazda2 Hybrid offers the nimble handling of a compact car, high quality ride, a comfortable cabin and the latest safety technology. Europe Hybrids Market Background

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2023 Honda Accord features fourth-generation two-motor hybrid system; hybrids to account for 50% of sales

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The 11 th -generation 2023 Honda Accord will feature an available fourth-generation two-motor hybrid-electric system that’s more responsive for a sporty, exhilarating driving experience. The hybrid-electric system also is more responsive and significantly more refined at highway speeds.

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Renault Scénic Vision hydrogen hybrid concept offers 75% smaller carbon footprint than a conventional BEV

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Its hybrid electric and hydrogen powertrain aims to reduce downtime related to energy recharging while reducing the carbon footprint, including the battery. The hybrid is equipped with a 16kW fuel cell. Batteries Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen

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Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion system with methanol engine to power four SAL heavy lift vessels; wind farm installations

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The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its hybrid propulsion system for four new heavy lift vessels being built at the Wuhu Shipyard in China. Wärtsilä’s hybrid system will feature a variable-speed Wärtsilä 32 main engine capable of operating with methanol fuel.

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Road Test: 2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

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Road Test: 2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited. While the looks are what catches the eye in the 2022 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited, it is the efficiency that raises an eyebrow. During our week in the Sonata Hybrid, we drove 345 miles through Southern California, averaging 49.3

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Flemish public transport operator orders 44 new articulated plug-in e-hybrid buses, upgrades 280 hybrids into e-hybrids

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De Lijn, the public transport operator (PTO) in the Flemish part of Belgium, is ordering 44 new articulated plug-in e-hybrid buses; further, the operator confirmed the upgrade of 280 if its current hybrid buses into e-hybrids. Bus Conversions Hybrids Plug-ins

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News: 2023 Toyota Prius Hybrid and Prius Prime PHEV

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The Toyota Prius has come a long way since it debuted 22 years ago as the first hybrid car to be sold in the United States. The initial skepticism from many amounted to—“What the hell is a hybrid car?” If opting for the Prius Prime plug-in-hybrid (PHEV), the 0-60 time drops to 6.6

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Wärtsilä propulsion solution selected for new hybrid tug in China

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Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 5 September 2022 at 10:30 UTC+2 The new hybrid tug will operate in Xiamen port will be powered by Wärtsilä thrusters which support the sustainability requirements of the vessel. Hybrids Market Background Ports and Marine

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2024 Mazda CX-90 Plug-in Hybrid SUV Unveiled

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Mazda CX-90 is available with all-new electrified powertrains, including an inline 6 turbo […] The post 2024 Mazda CX-90 Plug-in Hybrid SUV Unveiled appeared first on Electric Cars Report. Mazda North American Operations today introduced the first-ever 2024 Mazda CX-90.

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Leclanché receives orders for 22.6 MWh of battery systems with Stena Line and Brittany Ferries for next generation hybrid ferries

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Leclanché SA has been selected as the battery technology provider for two hybrid vessels being built for Stena Line and Brittany Ferries. Batteries Hybrids Market Background Ports and Marine

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Honda begins production of 2023 Honda CR-V Hybrid in North America

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Mass production of the all-new 2023 Honda CR-V hybrid began at Honda of Canada Mfg. The Indiana Auto Plant (IAP) and the East Liberty Auto Plant (ELP) in Ohio, which produced the previous CR-V Hybrid, will begin production of the 2023 CR-V hybrid in the coming months.

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2024 Mazda CX-90 to offer newly developed inline-6 turbo with mild hybrid system

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This engine provides CX-90 an engaging driving experience with a rewarding exhaust note, while also featuring a mild-hybrid system for efficiency without compromising on performance. The CX-90 will also offer an entirely new plug-in hybrid powertrain. Engines Hybrids Market Background Vehicle ManufacturersOn 31 January, Mazda North American Operations will reveal the 2024 Mazda CX-90, which will be offered with a new 3.3L Inline Six e-Skyactiv Turbo engine.

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Flash Drive: 2023 Toyota Prius Hybrid

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Flash Drive: 2023 Toyota Prius Hybrid. The Top-Selling Hybrid Gets a Makeover. The Toyota Prius has come a long way since it debuted 22 years ago, as the second hybrid car to be sold in the United States (after the first generation Honda Insight).

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Hyundai adds 2022 Tucson Plug-In Hybrid and N Line models

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Hyundai is adding Plug-in Hybrid and N Line models to its 2022 Tucson line-up. Tucson N Line and Plug-in Hybrid SUV models will be produced in Ulsan, Korea and be available spring and summer, respectively. Hyundai had already announced a hybrid version of the 2022 Tucson.

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EIA: EVs and hybrids accounted for 11% of US light-duty vehicle sales in Q4 2021

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Hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric vehicle sales in the Unites States have increased in recent months as sales of non-hybrid internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles fueled by gasoline or diesel decreased. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Market Background Sales

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Barcelona transit operator orders 87 more Solaris hybrid buses

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Solaris has been awarded an order for 87 hybrid buses that will be used in the metropolitan area of Barcelona (Spain). The hybrid fleet will be managed by AMB (Area Metropolitana de Barcelona), the institution that administers urban transport in the city and its neighboring municipalities.

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Audi to enter Formula 1 in 2026; developing new hybrid power unit

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Hybrids Market Background MotorsportFrom 2026, Audi will compete in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship with a specially developed power unit. The project will be based at Audi Sport’s facility in Neuburg near Ingolstadt.

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Hyundai N Vision 74 hydrogen fuel cell hybrid Concept makes US debut

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Hyundai’s N Vision 74 hydrogen fuel cell hybrid concept ( earlier post ) made its US debut at Automobility LA. Hyundai engineers developed a hydrogen hybrid architecture, with the hybrid structure of a battery-electric in combination with an FCEV system, placed in an all-new layout unique to the N Vision 74. The N Vision 74 hydrogen hybrid architecture presents unique challenges for heat management. Fuel Cells Hybrids Hydrogen Market Background

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Geely’s Lynk & Co provides some details on its E-Motive Hybrid technologies

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At a recent digital event, Geely’s Lynk & Co launched its E-Motive Hybrid technologies. With the new E-Motive Hybrid technologies, these underserved demands for both improved drive performance and low-emission fuel efficiency will be met without compromise, Lynk asserted. Hybrid Engine.

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Renault Group and Vitesco Technologies partner to develop power electronics for electric and hybrid powertrains

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Renault Grou and Vitesco Technologies are entering a strategic partnership for the joint development and the production of power electronics in a “One Box” for electric and hybrid powertrains. The configurations and assembly of the various basic components will be adapted to the types of electric and hybrid powertrains. Electric (Battery) Hybrids Manufacturing Power Electronics

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