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  • The hybrid-hydraulic systems are competing with electric-hybrid technology, which uses the energy generated by braking to recharge a vehicle's battery.

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  • Parker Hannifin's hydraulic system takes the place of a vehicle's transmission, so both the hydraulic pumps and the engine rely on a single mechanism to transmit energy to the wheels.

    Garbage Trucks Pick Up Fuel Savings

  • But he recalled seeing the vehicle's interior painted with blood and realizing he was stepping on someone's brains.

    For Wounded Vet, Love Pierces the Fog of War

  • The robust orders bode well for the vehicle's global debut next year.

    Toyota Debuts New Compact Hybrid Aqua

  • One had to do with a passenger who was suing Greyhound, or perhaps it was Trailways, claiming that when the bus negotiated a curve while she was locked in the lavatory, her hind portion somehow became wedged in the vehicle's aptly named rear window.

    An Anchor of New York

  • They inquire about safety performance, incident history and a general sense of a vehicle's overall functionality given certain circumstances, the study says.

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  • What's more, men are more concerned with performance rather than reliability: The majority of questions from male buyers primarily covered a vehicle's overall driving and engine performance, aesthetics, high-tech features "and some minor safety features," the study says.

    Cash-Strapped States Cut College Financial Aid

  • The French official said that allowing the euro-zone rescue fund to provide insurance on bonds issued by countries that cannot tap markets is one of the options being considered to increase the vehicle's firepower.

    Officials Narrow Options for Fund

  • France said that allowing the euro-zone rescue fund to provide insurance on bonds issued by countries that can't tap markets is one option being considered to bolster the vehicle's firepower.

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  • Now, after at least three crash-tests resulted in fires or sparks from the vehicle's lithium-ion battery pack, GM is working to reassure consumers the Volt is safe and avoid a potentially embarrassing gaffe just as its turnaround is taking hold.

    GM Scrambles to Defend Volt

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