MILAN, MI – One aspect of hybrid vehicle technology – putting together conventional internal combustion engines with electrical motors for improved fuel economy and lower emissions – is hardly the fantastic topic it was a few years ago. The Ricardo/Valeo hybrid system currently is installed in an Opel Astra, built by GM’s Adam Opel AG subsidiary in Germany Honda Motor Co. Ltd.’s Insight and Civic hybrids already are on the market, as is Toyota Motor Corp.’s Prius. Ford Motor ...
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