Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. reveals plans to launch sales of its new “LPI” hybrid-electric vehicle in South Korea in July 2009. The compact sedan will be powered by the auto maker’s 1.6L liquefied petroleum gas-injected Gamma engine, assisted by a 15kW (20-hp) electric motor and continuously variable transmission. “It’s the world’s first LPG hybrid, and the first to use a lithium polymer battery, developed by LG Chemical,” a Hyundai spokesman says, adding the battery is superior to ...

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