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FORD Hybrid Quick Tip

Tip Clip: Excerpt from the Ford Hybrids program with Craig Van Batenburg. Craig talks about the components of the Ford Escape Hybrid and hybrid computer system terminology

Hybrid Oil Specifications

Hybrid Oil Specifications with Craig Van Batenburg. Learn more about Toyota hybrid oil specifications that can save you a lot of headaches.


Escape Hybrid emergency response procedures are similar to those for a traditional gasoline powered vehicle with the exception of the high voltage electrical system. The guide is 11-pages.

Special Report: Alternative Fuel: Diesel Vehicles Available in the U.S.

In 2008, 12 auto manufacturers have announced or introduced at least 13 diesel models to the U.S. market and unveiled four concept cars with a diesel powertrain. Thus, the growing resurgence of clean diesel technology in the U.S., coupled with the additional environmental and economic benefits of biodiesel, are giving American consumers more options to “drive green” than ever before.

According to the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, there are now more than 4.8 million diesel cars, pickups and SUVs registered in the United States.

Most analysts expect continued growth in the diesel market. Researchers at J.D. Power and Associates predict that diesel sales will approximately triple in the next 10 years, accounting for more than 10 percent of U.S. vehicle sales by 2015 – up from 3.6 percent in 2005.

Mitchell Releases Third Quarter 2008 Industry Trends Report

This edition’s Quarterly Feature, “The Average Severity of Hybrid versus Gas Vehicles,” by Mitchell’s Senior Director, Information Services, Jamison Day, discusses the recent results of a study conducted by Mitchell that examines the differences in estimates and average severities between traditional, gasoline powered vehicles and their hybrid counterparts.

Vehicle Technology: Enabling a Better Automotive World

The new technologies presented here by Valeo confirm the appropriateness of the company’s strategy to develop global solutions which improve safety, comfort and driving pleasure while at the same time reducing fuel consumption and pollutant emissions.

Honda Emergency Response Guide for Hybrid Vehicles

Prepared for fire service, law enforcement, emergency medical, and professional towing personnel by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.