If you are wondering what it will be like to drive the first fully capable 4WD Plug-in Diesel Hybrid
you don't have to wait four or five years.
A strategic partnership agreement for diesel hybrid
technology has been in place between PSA Peugeot CitroE1/2n and Robert Bosch since 2008.
In this class of car hybrids are nothing new but diesel hybrids
are still rare beasts.
Like all versions of the S-Class the top speed is restricted to 155mph and while the diesel hybrid
may not be quite as quick as the other versions it can still accelerate from 0 to 60 in 7.
Developing diesel hybrid
pickup trucks and bio-fuel hybrid vehicles is also high on the agenda for Toyota, they added.
According to ISE, the ThunderVolt diesel hybrid
system combines Siemens' ELFA electric drive system with Cummins' heavy-duty ISB 260H engine, which is integrated and controlled by the ISE ThunderCan hybrid control system.
Other states are following suit, including Washington, where Seattle's King County Metropolitan Transit Authority recently purchased 235 diesel hybrid
Gail Ruderman Feuer, a senior attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council in Los Angeles, said the study fails to properly compare a diesel hybrid
engine with those using CNG.
The report stated that the automaker will become the first Japanese car-maker to sell a diesel hybrid
passenger car in Japan and Europe by fiscal 2016.
VOLVO has released more details about world's first plug-in, diesel hybrid
The French companies, which operate under the PSA Group banner, already have a string of environmentallyfriendly, high-tech firsts to their names including the diesel particulate filter system, Stop & Start, and diesel hybrid
For the E300 BlueTEC Hybrid is the first diesel hybrid
in the premium segment.
WHEN it comes to technology Peugeot's new diesel hybrid
is a world first but what really counts is how much it can save drivers in everyday use.
WITH a raft of awards already in the bag, the world's first full diesel hybrid
is now sold out in its initial special-edition guise, much to the relief of Peugeot.
FRENCH car-maker Peugeot is now taking orders from customers interested in its 3008 Hybrid4 - what the firm claims to be the world''s first full diesel hybrid