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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Held at the Indianapolis Convention Center from March 6 to 8, the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show is one of the commercial vehicle industry's largest trade shows, where more than 550 exhibitors and thousands of commercial fleet managers and buyers can view and test drive a hybrid van and learn about the value of the hybrid powertrain technology from design engineers.
GM, through its GM Ventures subsidiary, is offering USD5m to Bright Automotive to help production start-up of the plug-in hybrid van named 'Idea'.
MIDDLESBROUGH-BASED builder Rok has hit the road with a new hybrid van as one of only three companies in the UK taking part in a pilot project.
LIVERPOOL and North West builder Rok is one of three UK companies to pilot a new hybrid van.
During the past year, Verizon worked with a vehicle retrofitter to develop a hybrid van for the company's FiOS technicians.
According to Reuters, Daihatsu said the 600cc hybrid van, which will sell for more than 2.
Company to Display Commercial Hybrid Van that Achieves 25 Percent Better MPG; Joins Energy Industry Leaders Showcasing Emerging Technologies
To learn more about the hybrid van specifications and about how to pilot test the hybrid technology, please visit www.
We are one of only three companies in the country to trial a new diesel/electric hybrid van that could slash the emissions and costs by around 20 per cent.
On June 12, 2008, the Sopp Ford dealership in Los Angeles showcased the parallel Hybrid Electric Ford E-450 that includes the AuraGen on a Federal Express hybrid van as well as other commercial vans.
The revolutionary zero-emission all-electric hybrid van is powered by Electric Fuel zinc-air fuel cells as the sole energy source, together with a NiMH battery and an ultra capacitor.