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12-02-2004 07:01 PM #1
Does anyone know about plans for a hybrid truck? I wish Toyota would make a hybrid Tacoma.
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12-02-2004 08:29 PM #2
I hear that Chevrolet is looking at a partial Hybrid pick-up. Small engine with electric motor assist on acceleration. The small engine will give you better highway fuel economy. The engine will stop at intersections, etc. to save some fuel.
I still prefer the full Hybrid Escape. I'll run errands on battery power only. That is how you save gas in town.
12-03-2004 12:01 AM #3
Chevy has already put out the Silverado (full-size) pickup, but only in limited areas.
The "hybridization" isn't much either...it more designed to boost the power of a (relatively) smaller engine, rather than to save fuel or help the environment.
12-04-2004 05:23 AM #4
It occurs to me that Toyota would have some work to do to put THS or HSD in a pickup. Most pickup chassis are designed for longitudinally-mounted RWD drivelines. THS/HSD is clearly designed primarily for FWD transverse mounted installations.
04-23-2008 11:12 PM #5
i want more information for
i want more information for truck hybrid.
04-25-2008 04:31 AM #6
on Chevrolet website they
on Chevrolet website they list the 09 silverado coming out end of year as two mode hybrid. much better than the previous year model
06-02-2008 11:50 PM #7
I want hybrid Tacoma. I
I want hybrid Tacoma. I hump it when it made.
11-16-2009 10:37 PM #8
can u provide me some
can u provide me some charactarestcs about the engine ... it's volume , it's power,torque ,, etc