Hybrid Vehicle

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Hybrid Vehicle

A motor vehicle that uses both gasoline and electricity to power the engine. In general, the internal combustion engine is used to charge the electric motor or when the electric motor is idle. Hybrid vehicles have become more popular with increased concern for the environment and alternative energy.
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Mitsubishi Motors has today presented 8 units of Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug-in hybrid SUV, 2 units of i-MiEV pure electric vehicle, and 4 units of battery charger to the Indonesian Government.
How about having a chunky, hybrid SUV that allows you to also charge the battery at home?
Porsche may also introduce a hybrid trim of its flagship SUV, the Porsche Cayenne, in 2018, during which time we expect to see more electrified cars being rolled out in India, including the likes of the Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid SUV.
Japanese auto major Toyota's luxury arm Lexus unveiled a compact hybrid SUV, the NX 300h, which is a premium urban sports car and is expected to begin delivery from February.
The automaker also had the GLC F-Cell, a 'pre-production' model of a battery-fuel cell hybrid SUV that can run on hydrogen and emits only water vapour.
Lexus pioneered its hybrid range with the launch of the RX 400h hybrid SUV in 2005, and subsequently expanded its hybrid offering by launching the GS 450h hybrid sedan in 2006 and more powerful LS 600h hybrid sedan in 2007.
3 CO2 emissions: 88g/km Warranty: Seven years/100,000 miles Price: PS22,795 STEVE MacAulay, Arnold Clark Kia franchise manager, said: "The all-new Niro is Kia's first attempt at a hybrid SUV, and it certainly doesn't disappoint.
The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV.
Infiniti's 2014 QX60 Hybrid SUV, which is a gasoline-electric hybrid that's more than 16 feet in overall length, is rated by the federal government at 26 miles per gallon in combined city/highway travel.
The Crewe-based company aims to introduce a plug-in hybrid SUV in 2017 and, by the end of the decade, at least 90% of Bentley cars will be available as a plug-in hybrid.
M'bishi Motors to premiere 1st plug-in hybrid SUV at motor show
The BMW ActiveHybrid X6 won the title of Best Hybrid SUV in the special award category for green sustainable energy at the recent 2010 Middle East Motor Awards in Sharjah.