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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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Honda CR-Z Hybrid Technology

Honda CR-Z hybrid technology
Honda CR-Z hybrid technology were launched in February last, er him already exist in Indonesia (especially Jakarta). In fact the magazine has done a first motor drive 2011 Honda CR-Z made to commemorate the triumph of the CR-X produced 1983-1991.

When the door opened, futuristic and sporty impression on the interior is very strong. From there see if the low seat position. This is what everyone would expect from a sportcar. The position of the pedals and gear shift lever also feels right driving position. Like Integra DC5.

The dashboard and instrument panel diramaikan many control buttons and functions. Need a little adaptation. clear, hybrid sports sensation can be felt by choosing 3 characters driving modes. There are economy, normal and sport. As a marker, the circular tachometer green light, blue and red.

Driving modes that could affect the throttle response, steering response, idle-stop time and energy released from the electric motor. Character suspension feels quite stiff, but not as rigid as Integra DC5. Just a little louder than the Civic FD2.

Although the body is sporty and futuristic, do not expect more than strength. Because, the CR-Z is a hybrid car that uses its power source the engine 1500 cc inline 4-cylinder, SOHC i-VTEC with Integrated Motor Assist (IMA).

Honda believes, design and delivery of CR-z is the right combination for the smart car enthusiasts comapct premium style with environmental issues. Sensai CR-Z is something different.

Toyota Prius is still Best Seller in Japan

Toyota Prius is still Best Seller in Japan
Although the issue of withdrawal and repair or recall of the Prius because of brake problems throughout the world incessantly, it was not made retroactive consumers. Evidently, the Japan Automobile Dealers Association (Jada) in March and then show, this hybrid car sales reached 35,546 units. This makes it a best-selling car in Japan.

Achievement was defended by the best-selling Prius for 11 consecutive months. With it all, this hybrid car sales in Japan for 12 months already reached 277,485 units. Total sales beat the previous best-selling car in Japan, Honda Fit or yiatu in Indonesia known as Jazz. Honda’s top product is sold 173,154 units during 12 months.

Because of the high consumer demand for Japanese of the Prius, the pivot of this car long enough, that is 6 months. Explained Similarly, Japanese consumers buy the high interest in the Prius is due to the existence of government incentives for the cars fuel economy. In this case, the Prius is not invincible!

Honda CR-Z, The Beautiful with Mugen

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Honda CR-Z The Beautiful with Mugen
Hybrid car Honda CR-Z now appear more sporty with Mugen which installed a number of enhancements such as new design front grille, LED lights, and side skirt.

In addition, modifications seen in the air filter and a stylish system sport suspension. Consumers can also choose 17-inch wheel sporty design.

This car carried the 1.5L engine that produces maximum power 84 kW (114 ps) at 6000 rpm and maximum torque of 145 Nm at 4,800 rpm. Meanwhile, electric motors produce 10 kW (14 ps) at 1500 rpm and maximum torque of 78Nm at 1000 rpm.

Honda CR-Z, a Sporty Hybrid

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Honda CR-Z, a Sporty Hybrid
Honda launched new hybrid car-style sporty, CR-Z, Thursday, February 25, 2010.

Price CR-Z in Japan is relatively affordable at a price of 2.27 million yen (approximately USD 230 million) for the regular model and 2.5 million yen (USD 260 million) for the top-end models. Prices in other countries yet to be determined.

Honda says CR-Z can go 25 kilometers for every liter of fuel, less than 30 kilometers per liter cars Insight launched last year.

CR-Z is a hybrid model of the four Honda Insight and the car following the fuel versions of gas-electric Civic and Accord.

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Axon Automotive

Axon Automotive, a new company from the UK, introducing hybrid cars plug-in compact-sized hatchback. Unfortunately, this car dimensions are not specified. Only, explained that he could be boarded by two adults with room to taste the goods.

Characteristic of this hybrid car is a body made from recycled carbon fiber and lightweight, and the seat of the jeans that can be recycled.

With the combination of the aerodynamic body and light weight, fuel consumption in the mixed conditions (electrical and conventional engine) targeted 35 km / liter. The carbon dioxide emissions of 50 g / km.

Special small-capacity petrol engine, this car is also designed to use bioethanol. Capacity must not be explained. For the electric drive, a pair of motors will be used. “With the light weight and good aerodynamics, emissions will fall drastically,” said Dr Steve Cousins, Managing Director of Axon.

Hopefully, this car could be sold in 2011 and reproduced in full in 2012. The plan, cars assembled in a small company in the UK and mainland Europe, such as Spanish, French, Irish, Danish, and Dutch.

“As a hybrid plug-in, no mileage restrictions on cars. However, we will maximize the use of electrical energy. Way, using a small battery at lower prices, “said Steve Cousins.

Toyota Hybrid Technology

Toyota is one of the largest companies to push hybrid vehicles in the market and the first to commercially mass-produce and sell such vehicles, an example being the Toyota Prius. The company eventually began providing this option on the main smaller cars such as Camry and later with the Lexus divisions, producing some hybrid luxury vehicles. It labeled such technology in Toyota cars as “Hybrid Synergy Drive” and in Lexus versions as “Lexus Hybrid Drive.”

The Prius has become the top selling hybrid car in America. Toyota, as a brand, now has three hybrid vehicles in its lineup: the Prius, Highlander, and Camry. The popular minivan Toyota Sienna is scheduled to join the hybrid lineup by 2010, and by 2030 Toyota plans to offer its entire lineup of cars, trucks, and SUVs with a Hybrid Synergy Drive option.

The Hybrid Synergy drive is the most widely rolled-out environment-friendly system in the automotive industry to date. More than 1,000,000 units have been sold. Toyota’s CEO has committed to making every car of Toyota a hybrid vehicle eventually (though all hybrid versions may not be sold in the U.S.).
Lexus also has their own hybrid lineup, consisting of the GS 450h, RX 400h, and launched in 2007, the LS 600h/LS 600h L.

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