The need to reduce energy consumption associated with transport has led to the development of different technologies, such as hybrid cars that minimize fuel consumption. The hybrid cars are those that combine an electric motor with a combustion engine diesel or gasoline. Linking the two can reduce fuel consumption by 30 to 40% compared to a traditional vehicle. The greater or lesser savings will depend on the traffic and the type of driving. Likewise, it also produces a reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs). Lets talk about Hybrid technology.

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Furthermore, this engine requires less maintenance, so it can produce savings of 18% compared to a diesel vehicle. If we add more comfort gears, smoothly driving and decreased noise produced, we are the perfect combination of efficiency and performance.

This technology is not new since it has been in business over 15 years, although it is true that the rise of hybrid cars has occurred in recent years as a direct result of greater awareness in society and increased the price of fuel. More and more companies and individuals who opt for this type of technology. For example, leaders in the sector, companies like Toyota brand, has sold more than 7,000,000 hybrid vehicles worldwide and a total of 300,000 in Spain (12,000 last year).

Case Study: hybrid vehicles in the fleet of Urbaser

Urbaser is a company dedicated ACS group providing environmental services such as street cleaning, waste collection and treatment and gardening services. For all these activities had a fleet of 373 diesel vehicles. As part of their strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) decided, with technical support from Toyota, bet on hybrid technology. Urbaser began to gradually replace its diesel hybrid vehicles up to 30 hybrid vehicles are there today.

This substitution has led to a reduction of 2.4 tons CO2 / year per car and eliminating emissions of particulates and nitrogen oxides (NOx) to be hybrids of diesel and not gasoline. Furthermore, the use of this technology saves 25% fuel, offsetting the 9% increase in the share of leasing.

In short, the hybrid technology is an excellent choice for users who are concerned about the environment and the costs associated with transport, decided to bet on new technologies that respect the environment and promote sustainable mobility.

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The need to reduce energy consumption associated with transport has led to the development of different technologies, such as hybrid cars that minimize fuel consumption. The hybrid cars are those that combine an electric motor with a combustion engine diesel or gasoline. Linking the two can reduce fuel consumption...