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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five historic Volvo cars sat alongside the future of the company -- an all new XC90 T8, the world's first seven-passenger plug-in hybrid SUV.
5 miles in electric mode alone - more than enough to accommodate the average daily commute - and it became the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV when it went on sale early last year.
BMW AG (Xetra: BMW), a Germany-based automaker, has announced the price of its 2016 X5 xDrive 40e plug-in hybrid SUV for the United States market.
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
When the Lexus RX400h first appeared in 2005, many felt that this was a clever and intriguing technical achievement, but a hybrid SUV was something that didn't really have much of a market.
In addition, TMMI will start production of the "Highlander Hybrid" gasoline-electric hybrid SUV and increase "Highlander" gasoline-engine SUV production.
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.
This new, full hybrid SUV Lexus Hybrid Drive takes the RX range into its third generation as the world's best-selling luxury SUV.
The company also revealed its Touareg petrol-electric hybrid SUV, below, at Geneva and added that a Jetta Hybrid will debut in 2012, followed a year later by Passat and Golf Hybrids.
And lest we forget, the company was progressive enough to produce the Escape, the first hybrid SUV.