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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According to reports, the automaker will equip the vehicle with a plug-in hybrid engine adapted from the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid.
Weve had an opportunity to take a ride on the trains on Vivarails test track and gain a real understanding of the hybrid engine. Not only will these transform the experience on board for rail passengers in North Wales, they will use 25% less fuel and have a regenerative braking system that captures energy back into the batteries.
The four cylinder, 2.0-litre engine maintains the impressive economical credentials of the current 1.8-litre hybrid engine, but takes three seconds out of the sprint to 60mph, putting the 2.0-litre hatchback in sub-eight second territory, a figure the larger touring sport 2.0-litre is close to matching.
The multi-million-investment to produce the new hybrid engine for the C-HR included a grant of more than PS700,000 from the Welsh government.
The E-Fan 1.2 operates on a hybrid engine to reduce noise, vibration and weight of the plane while increasing battery capacity and extending its range.
"Deeside was chosen to be Toyota's first plant in Europe to manufacture a hybrid engine and we are proud to have delivered on that opportunity and to have now been selected to build this next generation hybrid engine."
will begin production in Turkey by year-end of a new hybrid engine model with an investment of more than 350 million euros ($396 million), Toyota's chief executive of Europe, Johan van Zyl, said.
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.
This is the third state aid case authorised by the Commission to support R&D activities for the development of a new hybrid engine system.
It was the first plant outside Japan to manufacture Toyota's class leading Hybrid engine.
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 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.
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