How Long Will Hybrid Car Batteries Last? If you old an older Prius, you might be nearing the end of its battery’s useful life. Several factors influence when that happens—battery chemistry, the number of charge and discharge cycles, temperature extremes, even humidity.
Audi believes plug-ins are the best solution for low-emission vehicles because they don’t face the same range constraints as battery-powered vehicles. The development of a plug-in diesel hybrid gives Audi a technologically-advanced platform to counter its rivals.
Ferrari adapted a Formula 1 racing technology to produce a hybrid supercar that uses a bit less fuel, emits fewer grams of CO2 and accelerates to 60 mph in less than 3 seconds.LaFerrari’s HY-KERS (hybrid kinetic energy recovery system) system runs along with the engine. Ferrari’s new ‘mild hybrid’ LaFerrari supercar produces 963 hp.