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Mercedes S400 Hybrid - $87,950 next generation lithium-ion battery

Icon Written by admin on October 10, 2009 – 3:15 pm

Leave it to Mercedes Benz to turn the Hybrid world upside down by becoming the first automaker to put a next generation lithium-ion battery into a production hybrid. The only draw back, the carsĀ $87,950 price tag. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,562261,00.html

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BMW New Concept Plug-In Diesel, Hybrid

Icon Written by admin on September 2, 2009 – 4:08 pm

It looks like BMW is working on something interesting the Vision EfficientDynamics concept. The Vision EfficientDynamics concept drive-train combines a plug-in hybrid with 1.5-liter, 163-hp, direct-injection, three-cylinder turbo diesel with two electric motors (one per axle), lithium-ion batteries and a software controller that modulates both drive-trains for a combined 356 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of [...]

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