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2014-04-10 08:26:46

LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Global market review of mild hybrids - forecasts to 2018 This latest just-auto report edition offers a global review of the mild hybrids sector, its manufacturers, top markets, technologies and market forecasts. This global market study offers:Mild hybrids market size estimatesLatest technologies and trendsProfiles of the major players including their strategies and prospectsMarket size...

2012-05-09 02:21:10

AAA provides tips for those looking to be more eco-friendly with their driving habits and next vehicle purchase ORLANDO, Fla., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hoping to decrease your carbon footprint and live a greener life? What and how you drive is a large part of your daily carbon footprint. Electric engines, several hybrid options and even traditional internal combustion engines have become more efficient and emit fewer greenhouse gasses. Even if you're not in the market...

2012-02-27 07:00:00

TROY, Mich., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A leader in vehicle fuel economy improvement technology, Valeo is offering Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers two micro-hybrid systems - i-StARS and ReStart. Both solutions enable stop-start functionality and can help reduce the fuel consumption of a traditional internal combustion engine by two-to-three percent during the standard driving cycle and by up to 15 percent in congested urban traffic. "The two solutions are part of a...

2009-09-15 01:00:00

FRANKFURT, September 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Valeo is developing a range of scaleable solutions for different levels of vehicle hybridization, offering significant fuel savings and CO2 emission reductions. These systems can be rapidly applied and introduced to the market. Valeo is the only supplier to have two complementary stop-start solutions, one based on a reinforced starter and one on a starter-alternator. Valeo's reinforced starter offers stop-start with fuel savings...

2009-06-19 12:03:00

PARIS, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The French environment agency ADEME is supporting Valeo research projects. Two projects for low-CO2 vehicles, which have received 6 million euros in funding from ADEME, were presented yesterday at the French Sustainable Development Ministry: - Mild hybrid (MHYGALE project) Following the micro hybrid, mild hybridization represents the next step in the search for increasingly efficient hybrid solutions. The objective of this project is to...

2008-09-18 09:10:00

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will launch the S400 BlueHYBRID, its first passenger car model equipped with a hybrid drive system, in summer 2009. The company claims that the combination of a modified V6 petrol engine and a compact hybrid module makes the S400 BlueHYBRID the world's most economical luxury saloon with a spark-ignition engine. The company also claims that 3.5-liter petrol engine develops an output of 279hp, the electric motor generates 20hp and a starting torque of...

2005-09-20 08:55:15

By Michael Shields, European Auto Correspondent FRANKFURT (Reuters) - DaimlerChrysler is holding talks with other automakers and suppliers to find partners for "mild" hybrids that boost cars' performance and fuel efficiency, its research chief told Reuters on Tuesday. The project -- separate from its alliance with General Motors and BMW to develop full hybrids -- could lead to hybrid versions of both petrol and diesel vehicles, Thomas Weber said on the sidelines of an industry...

2005-09-20 08:55:00

FRANKFURT -- DaimlerChrysler is holding talks with other automakers and suppliers to find partners for "mild" hybrids that boost cars' performance and fuel efficiency, its research chief told Reuters on Tuesday. The project -- separate from its alliance with General Motors and BMW to develop full hybrids -- could lead to hybrid versions of both petrol and diesel vehicles, Thomas Weber said on the sidelines of an industry conference. "As the Frankfurt car show proved, we are basically at the...