Hyundai Brings Elantra LPI Hybrid to Market in Korea

Hyundai Brings Elantra LPI Hybrid to Market in Korea
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Today Hyundai introduced a hybrid version of its compact Elentra sedan for the Korean marketplace. This mild-hybrid system makes use of an unconventional 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine that is powered by LPG (liquefied petroleum gas), or what is also known as propane. That engine is then mated to an electric motor, which receives its power from… Continue Reading...

Hyundai Planning Plug-In Hybrid to Compete With Prius, Volt

Hyundai Planning Plug-In Hybrid to Compete With Prius, Volt
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While Hyundai has already announced plans to enter the hybrid market in 2011 with a hybrid version of the new Sonata, due out in 2011, the company has now made clear plans for a state-of-the-art plug-in hybrid electric for 2012. This new model will be based on the Blue-Will Concept, which debuted at this year’s… Continue Reading...

Kia Forte LPI Hybrid Coming to Seoul Auto Show

Kia Forte LPI Hybrid Coming to Seoul Auto Show
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Ahead of it’s official unveiling at the Seoul Auto Show, Kia has dropped the curtain on its first ever hybrid, the Forte LPI hybrid. Based on the upcoming Forte compact sedan, the hybrid model makes use of a 1.6-liter engine that runs on liquid petroleum (more commonly known as propane). The Liquefied Petroleum Injected (LPI)… Continue Reading...