Diesel Hybrid Electric Pickup Conversion Possible?

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I would like to do either a hybrid CNG or hybrid electric conversion I have a 2007 Ford F250 crew cab with a diesel powertrain and four wheel drive.

2019 116

Hyundai drops the Sonata Plug-In Hybrid for 2020

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in the new version of the Sonata Hybrid—rather than the Sonata Plug-In Hybrid—seemed like a good albeit puzzling move. Now the reason is apparent: There will be no Plug-In Hybrid for the new. Plug-In Hybrids

2020 71

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SEAT launches all-new Leon; gasoline, diesel, CNG, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid; €1.1B investment

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The new-generation compact car benefits from gasoline (TSI); diesel (TDI); compressed natural gas (TGI); mild-hybrid (eTSI) and plug-in hybrid (eHybrid) units. Plug-in hybrids. The fourth-generation Leon also includes an advanced plug-in hybrid variant.

2020 89

Toshiba showcasing hybrid-diesel-battery locomotive demonstrator

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Kiel-Toshiba Railway Europe GmbH (TRG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba Infrastructure Systems and Solution (TISS), Toshiba Group’s core group in the infrastructure business, will showcase Toshiba’s modular diesel electric hybrid locomotives at Transport Logistic 2019 this week.

2019 118

All American Marine launches new hybrid catamaran

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USCG Subchapter T, hybrid-electric passenger vessel was designed by Glosten in Seattle, and will serve as a water taxi, transporting 150 passengers between Bremerton, Port Orchard, and Annapolis Washington. HybridsAll American Marine recently launched the Waterman for Kitsap Transit.

2019 124

Why GM has put hybrids—and the Chevy Volt—in its past

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Just a year ago, GM changed its tune about the possibility of hybrids—and plug-in hybrids like the much-loved Chevrolet Volt—in the company’s near-term future. Put simply, GM was finished with hybrids. Plug-In Hybrids Range-Extended Electric Vehicle

2020 73

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

2018 123

Subaru introducing its first plug-in hybrid in US; Crosstrek Hybrid

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Subaru Corporation is introducing its first plug-in hybrid vehicle, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid, in the US. Priced at $34,995 plus $975 for destination and delivery, the 2019 Crosstrek Hybrid is the most efficient version of the versatile compact SUV. Hybrids Plug-ins

2018 126

Short sights: The plug-in hybrids with the least electric range

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Hybrids use some of the hardware from electric cars to provide better efficiency or better performance—and often both. Plug-in hybrids sound like an easy concept to jump to from there. Plug-In Hybrids

2020 82

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid offers up to 52 mpg combined; Solar Roof System

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At the Chicago Auto Show, Hyundai introduced its new 2020 Sonata Hybrid, featuring up to 686 miles of driving range and an EPA-estimated 52 mpg combined fuel economy rating on the Blue trim. This is the first time the Sonata Hybrid has been shown in North America. Hybrids

2020 89

New scalable and modular hybrid drive from MAHLE: MMHP

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MAHLE has developed a new, fully integrated and modular hybrid drive that can be tailored to suit a wide range of vehicle applications. In comparison with established hybrid technologies it is more cost-efficient, more compact, and lighter, MAHLE says.

2019 107

2020 Audi A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid carries starting price of $94,000

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Audi is pricing its 2020 A8 TFSI e plug-in hybrid with a MSRP of $94,000 in the US. Joining the flagship sedan model line, the Audi A8 TFSI e serves as the first plug-in hybrid variant of the A8. seconds, almost a second faster than the standard A8 V6 due to the hybrid components.

2020 97

2021 Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring preview: All-wheel-drive plug-in hybrid puts luxury first

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With the 2021 Corsair Grand Touring, Lincoln has its second plug-in hybrid crossover and the smallest vehicle in its lineup with a hybrid system. Plug-In Hybrids

2020 82

2020 Ford Escape to offer hybrid and PHEV variants

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Escape, which debuted the world’s first hybrid SUV in 2005, brings back two hybrid choices for 2020—a standard hybrid and a plug-in variant—and introduces technologies ranging from drive modes and driver-assist features to electric vehicle ingenuity and on-board connectivity.

2019 133

Vitesco Technologies presents cost-effective dedicated hybrid transmission for PHEVs

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So far it has not been possible to tap the full potential of plug-in hybrids and full hybrids for reducing CO 2 emissions because the expensive powertrain of these vehicles puts them out of reach for many customers. Hybrids Plug-ins Transmissions

2019 95

2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid returns to California, other states by order

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The often-overlooked Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is the closest thing on the market to the discontinued (and much-loved) Chevrolet Volt. Plug-In Hybrids

2020 83

Toyota and Toyota Industries announce new battery for hybrid electric vehicles

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Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Industries Corporation announced that they have jointly developed a new battery for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) in anticipation of the further development and market introduction of HEVs, which are forecasted to expand rapidly in the future. Batteries Hybrids

2020 69

Wärtsilä to install hybrid upgrades on two offshore supply vessels

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The technology group Wärtsilä will engineer, supply, and install complete battery hybrid packages in two offshore supply vessels owned by the Norway-based operator Atlantic Offshore. The Ocean Art , one of two Atlantic Offshore vessels to be upgraded with a Wärtsilä Hybrid package.

2019 97

Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans deploys 6 plug-in hybrid pickups from XL Fleet

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In order to advance its fleet electrification and emissions reduction goals, the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO) has deployed six new XL plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-150 pickup trucks to its fleet. Fleets Hybrids Plug-ins

2020 89

2020 Volvo plug-in hybrids: Bigger battery boosts EPA range, mpg

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Volvo earlier this year announced that it was adding a little more spark to its plug-in hybrid systems in its XC60 and XC90 T8 plug-in hybrids: by boosting their electric range. Plug-In Hybrids

2019 100

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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Ford investing €42M in Valencia plant for new hybrid models and battery assembly operations

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million) in its Valencia, Spain manufacturing plant to support the company’s electrification strategy with a state-of-the-art battery assembly facility in addition to new S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid models. S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid. Europe Hybrids Manufacturing

2020 78

Looking to get in a hybrid for cheap? Used Toyota Prius 1.5 HSD 2004-2009 Review

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They knew about hybrids and after a couple of times riding in our Prius, they decided to pull the trigger on two 2006s with 180k km (112k miles). What is it like to drive a hybrid? There is no need for a starter motor nor clutch in Toyota’s hybrid system.

2020 89

First vessel with Wärtsilä HY hybrid technology now in operation

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The technology group Wärtsilä’s hybrid power module solution, the Wärtsilä HY, is now fully operational on the Vilja , an escort tug owned by the Swedish port of Luleå. It is the marine sector’s first hybrid power module of this type produced. Hybrids Ports and Marine

2019 115

2020 Kia Optima Hybrid includes more active-safety features

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The 2020 Kia Optima Hybrid joins non-hybrid Optima models in making several important safety features standard. In 2019, automatic emergency braking and automatic lane control were optional on the Optima Hybrid EX and were not available on the Plug-in Hybrid. For 2020, the Optima Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid again come only in the EX trim level. Plug-In Hybrids

2019 69

Fiat 500 and Panda first FCA models to be fitted with new mild-hybrid technology

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The Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda will be the first FCA models to adopt the group’s new hybrid technology. Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda Hybrid Launch Edition. The dashboard, which displays information on the hybrid system, prompts the driver when to shift. Hybrids

2020 98

Plug-in hybrid model now tops the Porsche Cayenne range

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Porsche’s Cayenne range follows the Panamera series ( earlier post ) in now featuring a plug-in hybrid as its new flagship model. Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupé, Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid, 2019. All hybrid models from Porsche have auxiliary air conditioning as standard.

Kia announces new platform and powertrain details for next-generation Sorento; hybrid, GDI and diesel; PHEV to come

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For Korea, Europe and North America, the structure and layout of the platform accommodates the Sorento’s new Smartstream turbo hybrid powertrain. Turbo Hybrid engine. Additional powertrains will be announced in future, including gasoline engines and a new plug-in hybrid variant.

2020 84

2021 Toyota RAV4 plug-in hybrid confirmed for LA auto show debut

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Toyota has made official a possibility that has been recently suggested by execs as a next step, and all but been confirmed by spy shots: that it will make a plug-in hybrid version of the RAV4 hybrid, and soon sell that in the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids

2019 98

XL delivers 154 hybrid GMC Savana vans to CalVans; largest single hybrid van deployment in California

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XL delivered 154 hybrid electric (HEV) GMC Savana Cargo vans to the California Vanpool Authority (also known as CalVans ) to improve the fuel efficiency and sustainability of its agriculture transportation fleet. Fleets Hybrids

2019 102

Hybrids represented 52% of all Toyota Motor Europe sales in 2019; 63% in West Europe

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With more than 550,000 hybrid electric vehicles sold, representing 52% of the total mix, Toyota and Lexus offers a total of 20 hybrid models, the widest range of full hybrid electric vehicles in the industry. Europe Hybrids Sales Vehicle Manufacturers

2020 78

Hyundai Motor Group develops world first active shift control for hybrids

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The new technology will premiere in the upcoming Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and eventually benefit other upcoming Hyundai and Kia hybrids. Hybrids TransmissionsHyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology.

2019 127

Continental presents 48V full-hybrid system; motor delivers up to 30 kW

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In the run-up to IAA 2019, Continental Powertrain is now presenting a 48-volt high-power drive system with 30 kW, enabling a full-hybrid vehicle. Conventional full-hybrid vehicle would normally use high voltage technology. The 48-volt systems were previously known as mild or P0 hybrids.

2019 150

Fuel-tank issue for 2019-2020 RAV4 Hybrid: Toyota still investigating

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hybrid, the 2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, from filling their tank up completely. Toyota continues to investigate an issue that can prevent drivers of its top-selling U.S.

2020 63

Some 2019-2020 Toyota and Lexus hybrids recalled for coolant leak concern

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Toyota and its Lexus luxury brand will recall 44,191 vehicles—including four hybrid models—from model years 2019 and 2020 over possible coolant leaks. Non-hybrid versions of the 2020

2020 66

Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid available for order in Europe, deliveries by year-end

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Ford’s Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid van ( earlier post )is available to order now with first deliveries before the end of the year. The Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid’s front wheels are driven exclusively by a 92.9 Tourneo Custom Plug-In Hybrid. Hybrids Plug-ins

2019 122

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC350e plug-in hybrid: More electric range, and quicker

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Sometimes one model year makes quite the difference; and such is the case for the Mercedes-Benz GLC350e plug-in hybrid. The 2020 version of this model will get refreshed styling, the luxury automaker’s latest cabin interface, and its new, third-generation plug-in hybrid hardware.

2019 92

Ford introduces hybrid version of new 2020 Explorer

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At the Detroit Auto Show on Monday, Ford announced two new members of the 2020 Explorer lineup: the Explorer Hybrid and Explorer ST. Explorer Hybrid. An all-new 10-speed modular hybrid transmission provides SUV capability. Hybrids

2019 111

Mercedes-Benz introducing A- and B-Class plug-in hybrid models

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Benz Cars is introducing plug-in hybrids under the EQ Power label in the A- and B-Class. These new models, equipped with third-generation hybrid drive, include the A 250 e (combined fuel consumption 1.5-1.4 This means that the compact plug-in hybrids can be charged at a 7.4

2019 131

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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DiDi to introduce first shared EV fleet to Mexico; 700+ EVs and hybrids to start

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As the first new energy initiative for ride-hailing in Latin America, DiDi will introduce a fleet of electric and hybrid vehicles to its platform in Mexico. Electric (Battery) Fleets Hybrids Mobility services Ridesharing

2020 89

Construction support vessel Acta Centaurus to be fitted with Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion system

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The technology group Wärtsilä is to provide hybrid propulsion capability for a new offshore wind construction support vessel. The solution to be provided by Wärtsilä includes the hybrid drive, the batteries, and an energy management system. Hybrids Ports and Marine

2019 113

2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid gas mileage review: The ideal family hauler

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Seating for six, up to 32-miles of EPA-rated all-electric range, and a 30-mpg combined rating set the 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid up to be not just the ideal minivan but the ideal family mover at this point in time. Plug-In Hybrids

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