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2013-03-23 23:01:19

The recent development of hybrid powertrain components and system integration technologies can reduce fuel consumption by up to 50 percent compared to conventional internal combustion engines. A book from SAE International provides a broad and comprehensive look at the technologies and advancements of one of the possible solutions for such challenges — hybrid powertrains for commercial vehicles. WARRENDALE, Pa. (PRWEB) March 23, 2013 The recent development of hybrid powertrain...


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Hybrid Vehicle, Ford Escape E85
2014-04-11 09:00:45

A hybrid vehicle uses two or more different types of energy to move the vehicle. Different types of power sources include, combustible material such as coal and wood, compressed or liquefied natural gas, electricity, radio waves, batteries, human power, hydrogen, rechargeable energy storage, petrol or diesel fuel, solar and wind. Hybrid vehicles come in a wide variety of types. Two wheeled vehicles such as mopeds, bicycles and scooters are the simplest form of hybrid. These vehicles use...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'