Tag: Hybrid Vehicles

Mild hybrids quick fix for carmakers squeezed by CO2 cuts

Mild hybrids quick fix for carmakers squeezed by CO2 cuts

Mild hybrids add electric power to gasoline engines, without costly redesign Automakers looking to cut carbon emissions are turning to mild hybrids, which add some electric power to existing gasoline-powered engines without a costly redesign and cut CO2 emissions. Stricter government regulations as well as dieselgate, VW’s test-cheating scandal, have been a major drivers for […]

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Toyota sets ambitious target only hybrids, fuel cells by 2050

Toyota sets ambitious target only hybrids, fuel cells by 2050

Toyota looking to radically reduce emissions TOKYO – Toyota, under ambitious environmental targets, is aiming to sell hardly any regular gasoline vehicles by 2050, only hybrids and fuel cells, to radically reduce emissions. The automaker promised to involve governments, affiliated companies and other “stakeholders” in its push to reduce average emissions from Toyota cars by 90 per […]

Honda natural gas, hybrid Civics shelved due to slow sales

Honda natural gas, hybrid Civics shelved due to slow sales

Honda also discontinuing plug-in rechargeable Accord Slow sales and falling gasoline prices have prompted Honda to stop selling gas-electric hybrid and natural gas-powered versions of its Civic compact car. The company also said that it will discontinue a plug-in rechargeable version of the midsize Accord. But it plans to roll out a new, more efficient version […]