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Hybrid Vehicle Emission Level

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Hybrid Vehicle emissions today are getting close to or even lower than the recommended level set by the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency).

The recommended levels they suggest for a typical passenger vehicle should be equated to 5.5 metric tons of carbon dioxide. The three most popular hybrid vehicles, Honda Civic, Honda Insight and Toyota Prius, set the standards even higher by producing 4.1, 3.5, and 3.5 tons showing a major improvement in carbon monoxide emissions.

Toyota develops improved hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle: FCHV-adv model

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Toyota Motor Corp said that it has developed an advanced new zero-emission fuel-cell vehicle that can run for 830 km (516 miles) on a single tank of hydrogen and in temperatures as low as 30 degrees Celsius below freezing temperature (-22 F).

Toyota has been developing its hydrogen fuel cell technology since 1992 and has announced they’ve created a more efficient version of their Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle (FCHV) named the FCHV-adv.

Malaysian Grand Prix Results – Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen wins Malaysian GP

Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen captured the Malaysian Grand Prix, the second race of the 2008 Formula One season. The No.1 Ferrari crossed the finish line 19.570 seconds ahead of BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica.

Here is the results: 

  1. Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen won the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix (GP).
  2. BMW Sauber’s Robert Kubica came in second.