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The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford has been a driving force in the global automotive industry since Henry rolled the first T-model off of the production line back in 1908 and interestingly was also the only major US auto manufacturer to not require a tax-payer-funded multi-billion dollar payout in order to avoid bankruptcy, Ford stood on it’s own two feet through the whole mess and quietly hammered away at it’s 2010 model line, including of course, the Fusion Hybrid. Lanjut →

The Piaggio MP3 Hybrid Scooter

Due to go on sale in the US and Europe sometime very soon (1st half of 2010) the Piaggio MP3 Hybrid is a slightly odd looking beast with some impressive credentials. The scooter is a plug-in hybrid, featuring both gasoline and electric motors, this is unique so far in the world of both motorcycles and scooters (and 3-wheelers coincidentally). The MP3 Hybrid also boasts regenerative braking, an impressive 40 mile range on battery power alone with a 125cc gasoline engine to boost your Lanjut →

The Ferrari 599 KERS Hybrid

Ferrari, famous for red blooded, roaring racing machines is beginning its evolution towards sustainable sports cars with the Ferrari 599 Hybrid pictured above and below. The car uses a Formula 1 derived KERS (kinetic energy recovery system), which in layman’s terms means it collects power otherwise lost during braking and makes that same power available through a “boost” button when you most need in, namely, when you are coming out of the corner you just braked into. The Ferrari uses a lithium-ion battery array positioned low on either side of the driveshaft and an electric rear transaxle (pictured below) to provide the KERS boost, Lanjut →

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