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Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Hybrid Race Car

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Peugeot has revealed a new race car at the final round of the 2008 Le Mans Series at Silverstone. This new race car called Peugeot 908 HDi FAP hybrid that equipped with a hybrid power plant and a kinetic energy recovery system. The recovered energy is stored in 600 lithium-ion cells divided into 10 battery packs.

Peugeot 908 HDi FAP hybrid was presented in a silver-grey livery and previewed what Peugeot’s next endurance racing challenger could resemble. The use of the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP hybrid will depend on the regulations that will govern LMP 1 cars from 2009.

Peugeot 908 HDi FAP Hybrid Race Car

Peugeot Prologue Hybrid Concept Car

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Peugeot Prologue has been announced as a new hybrid concept from Peugeot. Peugeot hopes it will generate a new type of vehicle. The French manufacturer wants to anticipate future trends through this Peugeot Prologue concept.

Peugeot Prologue is a combination of innovative ideas from different areas: style, architecture, interior ambience, modularity, and also high-tech equipment.

Peugeot Prologue also showcases a new generation of hybrid technology, while it’s powered by a 147kW (200 bhp) power unit that emits 109 g/km of CO2 in a combined cycle and zero in the electric only mode.

Peugeot Prologue Concept Car

Honda FCX Clarity in California

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Honda FCX Clarity – a hydrogen-powered fuel cell car that is driven by an electric motor and emits only heat and water, have been delivered for the first time to their customers in California.

The Japanese manufacturer also announced that more than 200 customers will begin driving the zero emissions car over the next three years.

Honda FCX Clarity have been delivered to a Film director Ron Yerxa, and an actress Jamie Lee Curtis and her husband, Christopher Guest.

Honda FCX Clarity