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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Auto Business News-December 8, 2015--Subaru plans to launch WRX STI with petrol-electric hybrid engine
The new Formula One rules have seen the introduction of the new V6 turbo hybrid engine, which is comparatively not so loud as the old naturally aspirated V8 engines, the report added.
It was the first plant outside Japan to manufacture Toyota's class leading Hybrid engine.
It is the first mass-produced fully hybrid vehicle in Europe, and features the first hybrid engine built outside of Japan, manufactured at Toyota's Deeside plant.
Over the last few years, several types of hybrid engine combinations have been developed, ranging from fully hybrid cars to mild hybrid ones which distinguish themselves in the way and scale electric energy is used to support the combustion engine.
The hybrid engine has even more force, speed and efficiency.
The launch was mainly intended to test the performance of the rocket's hybrid engine, designed by the School of Astronautics of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
The Jeep Renegade may look like any other ice cap melting 4x4 but its sophisticated hybrid engine has a lithium battery to drive on electric up to 40 miles and a 115-horsepower engine that does an amazing 110 mpg - five times greater than a standard petrol engine.
Hundreds of thousands of large trucks could have solar panels on the roof feeding the electric motor part of the hybrid engine, cutting gas usage dramatically.
However, the super-economy version will not join the line-up for about two years, featuring a hybrid engine combining diesel and electricity.
An electric-gas hybrid engine uses the electric motor at speeds up to about 25 mph and assists the gas engine when conditions demand more power.
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