Coasting hybrid

  • Audi's 'Coasting Hybrid' iHEV system

    Over the past few years, using the term ‘hybrid’ when describing a car makes it appear instantly greener to an increasingly gas-mileage obsessed public. In fact, in some situations, using that particular word can even make a high-performance luxury car seem more desirable, even sexier. So it’s no surprise that Audi has decided to describe its latest concept car as a ‘coasting hybrid’. Enter Audi’s Intelligent Hybrid Vehicle (iHEV)concept, based on a 2012 Audi A7. While it is undoubtedly a car designed to improve gas mileage, its claim on the word 'hybrid'...

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