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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The new ship, named BUSHU MARU, is the latest model "Sayaringo STaGE" type, featuring significant improvements in both LNG carrying capacity and fuel performance due to the adoption of a more efficient hull structure and an innovative hybrid propulsion system.
21 February 2019 - US-based automotive technology company BorgWarner has acquired two Oregon-based businesses as part of its expansion in electric and hybrid propulsion systems, the company said.
The ViaSat-2 satellite employed a hybrid propulsion approach, using both traditional chemical as well as electric propulsion.
At present, the hybrid propulsion shafting is widely used in various types of ships.
Chau presents students, academics, researchers, and professionals working in a wide variety of contexts with an examination of contemporary research and development in electric vehicles and drives for electric and hybrid propulsion. The author has organized the main body of the text in thirteen chapters devoted to DC motor drives, induction motor drives, permanent magnet brushless motor drives, switched reluctance motor drives, and a wide variety of other related subjects.
Combination of hybrid propulsion technology and Oceannet communications network set to protect marine life
These next-generation carriers will also have a structure that reduces ship weight and air resistance, in addition to a hybrid propulsion system combining a steam turbine and engines that can be fired by gas (Steam Turbine and Gas Engines), resulting in dramatic cuts in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
Waukesha, WI, June 11, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Odyne Systems, LLC, a leading manufacturer of hybrid systems for medium and heavy duty work trucks and winner of the NTEA 2013 Green Truck Award, showcased its advanced plug-in hybrid propulsion system at the Electric Utility Fleet Manager's Conference (EUFMC) in Williamsburg, VA June 1-4.
Offering more storage in the rear, or opening this space for hybrid propulsion possibilities, pays dividends now and in the future.
Allison Transmission Holdings Inc, a company involved in the design and manufacture of commercial and military fully automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems, has named Michael G Headly as its senior vice president of Global Marketing, Sales and Service.
Combining The Switch's permanent magnet and frequency converter technology, this opens up all-new opportunities for hybrid propulsion systems in the shipping sector.
Toyota has improved a gasoline-electric hybrid propulsion mechanism, so the upcoming hybrid Corolla model may provide greater fuel efficiency, the source said.
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