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Gleagle IG Hybrid

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Gleagle IG Hybrid
IG Geely or with the product name Gleagle IG criticized by China Car Times. “Small cars are only suitable for use in the city. However, the door that opens upward makes it difficult, even to nudge the car parked next to it. Doors can also hit the roof of the parking lot, “writes the media.

Surprisingly again, the media does not know exactly where the car was made. They estimate that only cars made in Lin Hai, Zhejian Province, not far from the headquarters of Geely, Hangzhou.

Interestingly enough, the hood of this small hybrid car is also fitted with solar panels. According to Geely, the panel used to charge the battery. As a source of prime mover, this car uses the engine capacity of 1.0 liters.

To couple power hybrids, electric motors, and batteries supplied in accordance with the desire and ability of consumers. “Costs flexible,” wrote Geely. This was done because Geely electrical and battery system that offers the lowest price of 10,000 yuan or USD 13.2 million.

“Consumers can choose different standards according to their needs, like buying a digital camera that uses a variety of memory cards,” added Geely in the site about this concept car sales.

He also explains, in particular for electrical components, there was a contradiction between the price of batteries and the distance. The further the distance that can be generated from battery-powered, large increases in size. The price is also so expensive.

IG is on display today has undergone a change from the prototype on display before. If previously only used three seats with the concept of a triangle, now, the car has two seats in front (including the driver) and two behind.

Explained all, the car is equipped with a large alternator and start & stop system. We stopped at the intersection waiting for the green light, the engine will die. Engine will live longer automatically once trodden on the accelerator. System used is the mild hybrid or a combination of series and parallel (the same used Prius).

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Name of Toyota

Toyota is named after the lastname of the company’s founder Kiichiro Toyoda. The company was originally named “Toyoda” but changed it to “Toyota” to make it rhyme better with two “t”s.

Type
Public (TYO: 7203

Founded
1937

Founder
Kiichiro Toyoda

Headquarters
Aichi, Nagoya and Tokyo, Japan

Key?people
Kiichiro Toyoda (Founder),
Fujio Cho (Chairman and Representative Director),
Katsuhiro Nakagawa (Vice chairman and Representative Director),
Katsuaki Watanabe (President and Representative Director),
Shoichiro Toyoda (Honorary Chairman)

Industry
AutomotiveRobotics Financial services

Biotechnology

Products
Economy/mainstream/luxury vehicles

Revenue
? USD $202.86 billion

Net income
? USD $13.93 billion

Employees
299,394

Subsidiaries
522

Website
Toyota.co.jp