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Hybrid

A package of two or more different kinds of risk management instruments that are usually interactive.
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The new S 400 hybrid is proclaimed to be one of the world's first series production cars to feature a hybrid drive system with a lithium-ion battery.
This version comes with Smart's micro hybrid drive which is essentially a stop -start system whereby the engine switches off automatically at traffic lights or in a traffic jam, and back on when things get moving again.
The parallel hybrid drive architecture will serve as the foundation for future hybrid drive vehicles to be developed by Hyundai, starting with the next-generation Sonata in the United States.
The low-profile of the solid state hybrid drive is complemented by the extremely small form factor of the SanDisk iSSD, which is built on 19 nanometre (nm) process technology, the world's smallest and most advanced semiconductor manufacturing process.
Since the first RX 400h took to the road in 2005, through to the beginning of this month, Lexus has sold more than half a million vehicles equipped with its Lexus Hybrid Drive system.
The Porsche hybrid drive is also the only system in the world able to exploit additional consumption reserves thanks to the so-called "sailing" process on motorways and main roads.
The Lexus Hybrid Drive system contains the world's first all-wheel-drive electronically controlled variable transmission which is designed to handle the massive power of the V8 Lexus Hybrid Drive system within a compact design.
"Mercedes-Benz's technology leadership is further demonstrated by the new S 400 Hybrid, which is the first production vehicle in the world to feature a hybrid drive with a lithium-ion battery," said Safi Kobaisi, general manager of Juffali Automotive.
Forty gigabyte hard disk drives will be introduced to run the sat nav and audio equipment while the LS 600h will be fitted with an eco mode to its hybrid drive system which enables more economical driving in warm weather.
Much simpler than Toyota's hybrid drive set-up, Peugeot are claiming 95g/km CO2 and a 35 per cent reduction in fuel consumption, not to mention a top speed of 133mph.
The new diesels follow the recent introduction of the smart mhd micro hybrid drive version, which offers fuel savings of up to 24% in stop-start situations.
Burow added that, for the same reason, hybrid drive systems would probably not be a suitable alternative propulsion technology for machines such as drilling vehicles, agricultural tractors or harvesters, as these operate mostly under full load.