Posts Tagged ‘Hybrid Vehicles’
We’re not sure what prompted Porsche to dig into its past and find the first hybrid car ever built, but that’s what they did and this is what they’ve come up with: Semper Vivus. Unveiled at the New Your Auto Show, the model is a faithful replica of the 1900 model that costs $750,000, almost [...]
Mercedes-Benz is planning to launch this year plug-in hybrid variant of S-Class, having great aerodynamic properties and improvements in its weight, which coupled with the hybrid drivetrain, allow the car to emit less than 100g/km of CO2 and boast a fuel efficiency of 80mpg.
About 150 Prius vehicles belonging to a new generation will be tested in Europe by the Japanese producer to see how these cars behave in real life. The models can be loaded from any outlet and are equipped with a new lithium-ion battery.
The hybrid engine developer Raser Technologies has presented at the the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress in Detroit, the new electric hybrid plug-in Hummer H3 that has a 40 mile all-electric range, 268 hp and a fuel efficiency of over 100 mpg being much more greener than a Prius ( it gets about 55 [...]
In the next years, Toyota hybrid fleet will be equipped with ecological plastic that will be made of plants. In January at the Detroit Auto Show, Toyota will presents its new Prius equipped with “green plastic”. Another important thing to know is that these plants are not edible, being cultivated only for plastic materials use.
Honda completes its hybrid range for 2010 with the Jazz model. The hybrid will have the same gas engine as the Insight model. The 1.3-liter engine will be assisted by another electric motor, for a consumption of 3 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 90 g / km.
Imara Corporation is a manufacturing, design and research company that has announced a next generation of advanced lithium-ion batteries. These could be used for high power devices such as outdoor power equipment, hybrid vehicles, power tools, grid storage, lawnmowers and speciality applications.
On the one hand, one of the world’s most polluted countries is China, but on the other hand they are not unaware of the ill effects of the excessive use of fossil fuels and find solutions to eliminate the greenhouse gas emissions and to make a cleaner environment. This country is investing a considerable time [...]