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  • volvo v60 plugin.automotiveIT

    Volvo cites strong sales of V60 plugin hybrid


    The V60 Plugin Hybrid can cover 50km on full electric power (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars is boosting production of its V60 Plug-in hybrid amid strong demand for its first diesel-hybrid model. The Swedish automaker said it will almost double production of the model at its Torslanda plant to 282 ...

  • psa hybrid.automotiveIT

    Paris auto show: PSA betting on hybrids


    PSA is working to improve its hybrid technology (Photo: PSA) PARIS - PSA-Peugeot/Citroen is betting on hybrids rather than full electric vehicles, a senior company executive told automotiveIT at the auto show here. "AT PSA we believe hybrids have more future than pure electric vehicles," said Christian Chapelle, head ...

  • peugeot 508RXH.automotiveIT

    IAA 2011: Peugeot to show diesel-electric 508RXH


    Peugeot’s 508 RXH diesel-electric hybrid is the second model of its kind (Photo: Peugeot) Peugeot will show a diesel-electric hybrid, the 508 RXH, at the Frankfurt auto show. It is the second model to feature the French brand's new Hybrid4 diesel-electric power plant. Last year, Peugeot launched the 3008 Hybrid4 ...

  • ford hybrid logo.automotiveIT

    Ford, Toyota to jointly develop hybrid systems


    Ford and Toyota’s hybrid cooperation is part of a global trend Ford Motor and Toyota said they will jointly develop an advanced hybrid system for light trucks and SUVs that will arrive later this decade. The announcement by the two companies continues a trend toward more targeted cooperation pacts between ...

  • MAN truck concept.automotiveIT

    MAN chief: Electric trucks not an option today


    An aerodynamically styled MAN truck concept could save 25% in fuel costs, the truckmaker claims (Photo: auto-reporter) Trucks powered by electric motors are not feasible at the moment, said Georg Pachta-Reyhofen, CEO of truck maker MAN. Pachta-Reyhofen said batteries alone would cost about 300,000 euros and would add 6,000 kilos ...