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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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.
When offered the chance to drive the world's first high performance hybrid SUV I must confess my reaction to getting behind the wheel of a battery-powered motor was a little apprehensive.
recently announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRPs) for its new 2006 Highlander Hybrid SUV, as well as a slight price increase for its hybrid Prius.
The vehicle will be the first mass production hybrid SUV for Hyundai and will be called the 'e-4WD'.
Mitsubishi Motors (MMC) has announced that its Outlander PHEV received the 2013 Japan New Car Assessment Program (JNCAP) Five Star Award, cementing the world's first plug-in hybrid SUV as a leader in automobile safety, adding on to its five-star rating from Euro NCAP in December 2013.
The RX400h is the world's first performance hybrid SUV and will be on sale from May.
BYD, a China-based automaker, has launched a high-performance hybrid SUV called the Tang.
Bentley promises that its plug-in hybrid SUV will be available in 2017.
The RX 350 was named Best 2-Row Luxury SUV, while the RX 450h was appointed Best 2-Row Hybrid SUV.
Auto Business News-January 31, 2014--Mahindra REVA plans to launch India's first electric sedan and hybrid SUV
The world's first plug-in hybrid SUV, the Outlander PHEV represents a fusion of the EV technologies developed by MMC for models such as the i-MiEV, 4WD technologies honed in the Lancer Evolution, and SUV know-how gained from the Pajero (Montero or Shogun in some countries).
The new hybrid SUV is to be launched at the 2014 Auto Expo.