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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Saud Abbasi, Managing Director at Al-Futtaim Toyota said, "Al-Futtaim Toyota is committed to improving mobility across the UAE with greener solutions and the Hybrid-Electric Vehicle has proven its credentials since 2008 with its impeccable performance as part of various taxi fleets.
Volvo Car Corporation, a Sweden-based automaker, is doubling production of the V60 Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicle.
Department of Energy (DOE) to develop lithium-ion battery technology for hybrid-electric vehicle applications.
USABC teamed with the US Department of Energy to pursue develop of the batteries for hybrid-electric vehicle applications.
Thus an ultralight hybrid-electric vehicle could cost slightly more because it is a hybrid, but not because it is ultralight, and it could repay its extra cost in 3 years, from saved gasoline costing $1.44/gal.
The "near-term solution" is the hybrid-electric vehicle, fueled by both gasoline and electric powered motors.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has added to its fleet of more than 235 alternative-fuel vehicles by taking delivery of its first hybrid-electric vehicle, the Honda Insight, at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
In this two-year initiative, Purolator is contracting Hydrogenics to develop and deploy a Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Vehicle (FCHEV) where the fuel cell/battery electric propulsion system will be designed and integrated into a hybrid-electric vehicle platform produced by Azure Dynamics and used in Purolator's delivery fleet.
Auto Business News-April 13, 2011--Behr America to develop electric and hybrid-electric vehicle technologies(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Department of Energy (DOE) to develop lithium iron phosphate battery technology for hybrid-electric vehicle applications.
has announced its intention to become a primary supplier of hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV) power-train technology and products to the commercial vehicle industry.
Power and Associates recently announced the release of the most recent update of its Automotive Forecasting Services Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Outlook, which forecasts U.S.