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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Each bus costs $779,000, including the charging system, which is $109,000 more expensive than a hybrid bus.
The expansion of Green Frog's hybrid bus operation is part of the company's plan to deploy 200 more units and to ply 20 more routes before 2020.
Volvo's new electric hybrid bus, which reduces fuel consumption by 75 per cent compared to conventional diesel buses, will debut at the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany, this month.
Volvo's new Electric Hybrid bus, which reduces fuel consumption by 75% compared to conventional diesel buses, will debut at the IAA exhibition in Hannover, Germany, this month.
VDLA has specialised the lastA year in hybrid bus technologyA to compete for the contract, whoseA value is still unknown.
DesignLine believes there are abundant opportunities for operational expansion in the Middle East, with potential buyers in the region showing keen interest in our electric and hybrid bus technology," he remarked.
The Federal Transit Administration recently awarded Western Washington University a $730,000 grant to design a lightweight hybrid bus for transit applications.
Hino) announce that they will provide a fuel-cell hybrid bus for a commercial bus route between central Tokyo and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) run by Airport Transport Service Co.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's largest car and truck-manufacturing company, Iran-Khodro, is due to unveil the first hybrid bus of the Middle-East in the next 3 months, a company official announced on Sunday.
Columbians will see a new bus around town as The Hydrogen Hybrid Bus arrives this week to start a yearlong visit of testing and evaluation with CMRTA and the University of South Carolina.
After one school year and 13,000 miles, he was pleasantly surprised to learn that the fuel efficiency of the hybrid bus helped him reach close to 13 miles per gallon -- nearly double the fuel efficiency of a typical diesel school bus.