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  • Citroen Cactus Airflow 2L Concept, 2014 Paris Motor Show

    A hybrid system, broadly defined, is any two power sources that combine to provide torque to drive a car's wheels. While most are hybrid-electric--a combustion engine plus one or two electric motors powered by a battery pack--other types exist as well. France's PSA Peugeot Citroën is experimenting with compressed-air hybrids, and at the upcoming Paris Motor Show, it will unveil a new concept vehicle using that powertrain. DON'T MISS: Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air Latest To Aim For French 117 MPG Target The Citroën C4 Cactus AIRFLOW 2L concept adds the compressed-air hybrid system to the...

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    Compressed-Air Hybrid Tech: Peugeot To Offer In 2016 On Subcompacts

    Last year French automaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen launched a whole new take on the hybrid system: Hybrid Air. While previous air-powered cars have had little more substance than the air that drives them along, the French carmaker's system is set to appear in actual Peugeot production cars over the...

  • PSA Peugeot Citroen Hybrid Air concept
    Citroen C3 Hybrid Air Concept: 2013 Geneva Motor Show

    French automaker Citroen has long been a pioneer of automotive technology, from headlights that turn as you steer on the Citroen DS, to hydropneumatic suspension so smooth it was licensed by Rolls-Royce. Its latest development, "Hybrid Air" technology, is possibly the most intriguing innovation...

  • PSA Peugeot Citroen Hybrid Air concept
    Peugeot, Citroen Research Compressed Air Energy Storage For Hybrids

    Air-powered cars are a familiar source of amusement within the green car fraternity, an ideal example of a concept that would be wonderful if it worked, but simply isn't viable in the real-world. Up until now, the compressed air car has been... well, a load of hot air. Undeterred, French automaker...

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