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a locomotive fitted with a diesel engine driving an electric generator that feeds electric traction motors
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Peugeot Citroen, a France-based automaker, has received tax exemption from the 3 percent company car tax penalty that is usually levied on diesel cars for its models equipped with the diesel hybrid system.
PSA Peugeot Citroen, a France-based automaker, has received the Environment prize for its world-first HYbrid4 diesel hybrid technology, as part of the Goldenes Lenkrad (golden steering wheel) awards.
Land Rover, a subsidiary of Tata Motors Limited (NYSE: TTM), is unveiling its 'Range_e' diesel hybrid plug-in prototype at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show.
South Korea-based Hyundai-Kia Automotive group (Hyundai-Kia) is planning to launch a diesel hybrid car by 2011.
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Incorporated (Quantum) (NASDAQ: QTWW), a fully integrated alternative energy company, has launched a new diesel hybrid electric engine in the United States.
The model is to be equipped with a diesel hybrid engine and will operate on the electric motor and diesel engine.
Active safety is well-catered for too with lane keep assist, autonomous emergency braking, downhill brake control, hill start and trailer stability assist, speed limit information and a tyre pressure monitoring system The N-Line models go on sale at the end of May with prices from PS25,995 for the petrol-engined 1.6 T-GDi manual, rising to PS29,050 for the diesel hybrid auto.
The new diesel hybrid power unit also becomes available on Tucson SE Nav, Premium and Premium SE models with prices starting at PS26,450.
Hyliion's intelligent hybrid electric technology transforms any Class 8 truck into a diesel hybrid electric to lower fuel consumption and reduce emissions.

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