Maserati announced development a full range of plug-in hybrid cars in response to industry pressure.
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Prius became the No.1 selling car or light truck in California last year, topping perennial winners like the Toyota Camry and Ford F-150 pickup. Toyota’s iconic gas-electric vehicle jumped to the top spot from No. 4 in 2011, a surge fueled in part by the introduction of three new Prius models.
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.