Posts Tagged ‘hybrid vehicle’
PSA Peugeot Citroën has announced plans to launch a new hybrid vehicle that will conveniently do away with the need for a complex system of driveshafts and transaxles. The system is called HYbrid4 and has an electric motor on the back side. In front, the car is propelled by a diesel engine, to load the [...]
European car makers Bolloré and Pininfarina have created the BluCar model, a hybrid vehicle powered by lithium-polymer batteries. The producers announced that the first units of this electric car will be delivered in about a year. Leases for the BlueCar will be available in six European countries at a price of 330 euros per month.
Volkswagen has launched this week the prototype of a Touareg BlueMotion Hybrid, equipped with an gas engine and assisted by an electric unit. A production version could be launched by 2010. This SUV have 374 horsepower and a V6 TSI engine. The electric unit which delivers 52 horsepower, is powered by a nickel battery, located [...]
Toyota has announced that it works on a new electric vehicle. The concept will be presented next month at NAIAS (North American International Auto Show), which will take place between 11-13 January 2009. The company has made public only a picture with the concept, unfortunately only with its logo. The electric vehicle (EV) will join [...]