Hybrids – Vehicles, Battery & Hydraulic Technology

Photo of 2016 Police Interceptor Utility courtesy of Ford.

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Ford to Release Two Pursuit-Rated Hybrid Vehicles

Ahead of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Ford announced it will offer two new pursuit-rated hybrid-electric police vehicles by 2020.

Photo of 2018 530e courtesy of BMW.

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BMW's 530e Hybrid Sedan Retails for $52,395

BMW's 530e iPerformance hybrid sedan will retail for at least $52,395, while the all-wheel-drive model will start at $54,695, BMW announced at the Detroit auto show.

Photo courtesy of FCA US.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Retails for $34,495

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid will retail for at least $34,495 after the federal $7,500 tax credit when it arrives in dealer showrooms by April 1, FCA has announced.

Photo of Clarity Fuel Cell courtesy of Honda.

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Honda Prepping Hybrid Pickup Truck

Honda will launch a new hybrid vehicle in 2018 and plans to eventually offer a hybrid pickup truck, the automaker announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Ford has announced that the F-150 will be electrified by 2020. Pictured is a gasoline powered 2017 F-150 XLT courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Looking to Electrify F-150, Transit Custom Van by 2020

Ford announced seven global electrified vehicles that it plans to introduce in the next five years, which includes hybrid versions of the F-150 pickup and a plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van.

Photo of 2018 530e courtesy of BMW.

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BMW to Produce Plug-In 5 Series Sedan

BMW will produce a plug-in hybrid 5 Series model for the 2018 model year that slots as the fourth plug-in hybrid model along with the 330e, 740e xDrive, and X5 xDrive40e, BMW has announced.

Photo via Flickr/Paul Krueger

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Calif. Utility Electrifies its Fleet

San Diego Gas & Electric (Calif.) is expanding its use of alternative fuels with more electrified vehicles for its fleet and more EV charging stations for its customers.

Photo courtesy of XL Hybrids

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XL Hybrids to Offer Plug-In Hybrid Half-Ton Pickup

XL Hybrids will offer a plug-in hybrid electric half-ton pickup truck that's expected to increase range by 50% and offer a significant reduction of carbon-dioxide emissions, the vehicle modifier announced.

Photo of 2.5L engine courtesy of Toyota.

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Toyota's New Powertrains Reduce Fuel Consumption

Toyota has developed a more efficient four-cylinder engine, two transmissions, and a next-generation hybrid powertrain, the automaker has announced.

Schematic courtesy of FCA US.

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Wards Names 10 Best Engines of 2017

Wards Auto picked seven turbocharged engines and three hybrid-electric motors as its top powerplants for the 2017 model year.

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