petrol-electric love



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  • adjective UK Describing a hybrid engine or vehicle that uses a combination of petrol and electricity


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  • The globally familiar Prius put hybrid petrol-electric technology firmly into the public consciousness.

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  • The Volt is the US alternative to the Toyota Prius, a petrol-electric hybrid that is spearheading a cultural sea change on its home turf.

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  • There are several kilograms of such elements in typical hybrid petrol-electric cars made by Toyota and Honda, a market that will expand in coming years.

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  • He added that the administration was "actively" involved in promoting electric and petrol-electric cars, which will be exempt under the proposed new rules.

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  • This technology is widely used in petrol-electric hybrid cars, and the battery is reportedly more stable than Li-ion, but it has a lower specific energy density.

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  • Toyota has expanded aggressively outside of Japan, helped by its reputation for fuel efficient vehicles, including petrol-electric hybrids, which have generated strong interest at a time of soaring oil prices.

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  • The Greens wanted him to take a petrol-electric hybrid Toyota Prius but, instead, the Boy opted for a Lexus GS 450h.

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  • As the company continues to expand the Fisker model range, it will also start making a medium-sized plug-in petrol-electric hybrid, dubbed Nina.

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  • "We call this responsible luxury," Mr Fisker said, revealing that the Karma will be priced "close to the Porsche Panamera petrol-electric hybrid", which was also launched at the Geneva motor show on Tuesday.

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  • Print Jaguar unveils a hybrid supercar Jaguar has unveiled plans to build a £700,000 petrol-electric hybrid supercar in the UK.

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