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 first-of-its-kind technology, developed through an enabling manufacturing process called "Tank Advanced Process Technology" (TAPT), allows hybrid-electric vehicle manufacturers to replace current steel designs with quiet, lightweight, low-emission plastic tanks.
GLOBAL LIGHT HYBRID-ELECTRIC VEHICLE DEMAND (000 units) % Annual Growth Item 2000 2005 2010 05/00 10/05 World Hybrid-Electric Vehicles 227 1580 3900 43.
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.
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).
A hybrid-electric vehicle is a vehicle that is equipped with both a combustion engine and an electric motor.
IISI) of Madison Heights for rapid design, engineering and packaging techniques and Modern Engineering for rapid prototyping and fabrication of the school's hybrid-electric vehicle.
Energy storage and management are key technologies in the emerging Alternative Energy and Hybrid-Electric Vehicle markets.
The development of a hybrid-electric vehicle will mean reduced reliance on imported oil for our transportation needs, improved environmental quality and increased competitiveness for American industry," said Christine Ervin, assistant secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at the Department of Energy.
This includes such applications as Plug-in Hybrid-Electric Vehicle (PHEV) vehicle applications and other systems where charging batteries, or the efficient switching between power sources is a critical function.
com/reports/c37266) has announced the addition of Hybrid-Electric Vehicle (HEV) Market study, 2005-2006 to their offering.
This is a significant leap forward in performance for ISAs, offering automakers a more economical and reliable path to add ISA benefits rapidly to more conventional internal combustion engine (ICE) and hybrid-electric vehicle models," said Brent M.
AUBURN HILLS, Michigan, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Innovative new technology allows hybrid-electric vehicles to replace current steel tank designs with quiet, lightweight, low-emission plastic fuel tanks.