Hybrid and Alternative Energy Technology

The Economic Times  Oct 9  Comment 
Hyundai subsequently announced plans to focus on electric vehicles (EVs) instead of hybrids. Under GST, EVs attract levies of 12%, compared with 43% on hybrids.
Financial Times  Aug 28  Comment 
Group says its vehicles will combine electric batteries with petrol engines by mid-2020s
Forbes  Jun 22  Comment 
Toyota is using its previously shunned hybrid technology to exploit the end of Europe’s love affair with diesel engines and is making big sales gains from a low base. The trouble is, this technology is very expensive, and so far this year Toyota...
Automotive World  Jun 2  Comment 
Under the umbrella of the EU’s “Horizon 2020″ project, the ECOCHAMPS project develops hybrid technology for passenger and commercial vehicles. The aim of this consortium, which consists of a total of 26 partners, is to develop an efficient,...
The Economic Times  Apr 24  Comment 
While Indian manufacturers are keen on being part of the initiative, most of the overseas ones favour hybrid technology, said an official involved in the process.
The Economic Times  Apr 2  Comment 
Mild hybrid technology will stand excluded from the benefits of the FAME India scheme with effect from April 1, 2017, a notification said.
Forbes  Feb 15  Comment 
The Japanese plug-in Prius has a solar roof to provide extra power and can double as a mobile power outlet, or the world’s fastest generator, both of which could come in handy in a disaster. But the father of the Prius says in the long term,...
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 6  Comment 
In India, it makes sense for hybrid technology for the smaller car, says Chairman Bhargava
The Economic Times  Nov 3  Comment 
Bhargava also said it crucial to develop hybrid technology for low cost cars and that Maruti Suzuki and Suzuki Motor Corporation are working on that.
Forbes  Sep 1  Comment 
Can the aircraft engines be made hybrid like a Prius? This question was originally answered on Quora by Tom Farrier.


The automotive industry is being pushed towards alternative energy sources from all sides, government, advocacy groups, and consumers alike. Only one thing is certain: natural gas's dominance in the auto world just can't last. But what will be its successor? Ideas range from the less believable solar and pressurized-air cars to the electric, hybrid-electric (fuel cell), and ethanol/flex-fuel/biodiesel/alternative biofuel cars already on the market.

For more information on who wins and who loses from the supremacy of a particular kind of alternative-energy vehicle, please see the below links:

For more general information on renewable energy, see Concept:Renewable Energy.

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