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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1 litres to cover 100km, whereas the hybrid vehicle needs about 8.
The sample to be released this time is a compact power semiconductor module, the newest addition to Mitsubishi Electric's J-Series T-PMs mainly for electric and hybrid vehicle motor drive applications.
A hybrid vehicle allows drivers to reap the benefits of having a car that runs on fuel, but also gathers energy by way of electricity.
50 litres to complete 100km, while the hybrid vehicle needs around 8.
said Thursday it will launch its first mass market hybrid vehicle "Subaru XV" in the Japanese market this summer.
To support this ever-growing sector, and the advances in electric hybrid vehicle technologies, Coleg Llandrillo Cymru is now offering a qualification in that specialist field.
The Prius is the best-selling hybrid vehicle, with 770,000 bought since its launch in 1997.
Toyota's hybrids were first launched in Europe in 2000 and the Toyota Prius - the world's first mass-produced hybrid vehicle - maintains its position as Toyota's best-selling hybrid, with over 73,000 European sales.
The company has developed the first plug-in hybrid vehicle that has been certified for use on public roads in Japan.
Nissan began selling its first hybrid vehicle, the 2007 Altima Hybrid, in late Jan.
If you are interested in a virtual brochure, which provides manufacturers, end users and other industry participants an overview of the latest analysis of the Strategic Analysis of European Market for Micro Mild and Full Hybrid Vehicle Technologies, then send an e-mail to Magdalena Oberland, Corporate Communications, at magdalena.
The Toyota Prius, launched in North America in 2000, was the very mass-produced hybrid vehicle.