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Table 7.2: Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) Company & Vehicle model

Vehicle type

Fuel and battery type

Range (miles)

Toyota – Prius

5 passenger compact 2 seaters

11.9L petrol engine + NiMH battery 10.6L petrol + Ni-MH battery 13.2L petrol + Li-Ion battery Direct-ignition diesel engine + Ni-MH battery

570

Purchase price (USD) $20,450

600 to 700 750

$18,880 to $20,000 $30,000

Honda – Insight Nissan – Tino Ford – P2000

Ford – Prodigy Ford – HEV Escape DaimlerChrysler – ESX3 GM – Precept Lombardini FIM SpA

Orion VI Low Floor HE Bus Nova – Allision RTS H ybrid Bus Toyota – Coaster Hybrid Bus Hino Motors

3

5 passengers car 5 passengers mid-sized family sedan 5 passengers sedan Sports utility vehicle (SUV) 5 passenger mid-sized sedan 5 passenger family sedan Bus (6-metre long)

1.5L diesel + Li-Ion battery 1.3L diesel + Ni- MH battery 1.4 L diesel + permanent magnet, liquid cooled, three phase alternator

32-seat bus

Diesel + advanced PbA battery Diesel

Bus (52 passengers) 24-seat bus

1.5 L petrol + Ni-MH battery

Bus (56 passengers)

7-2

52 @ city; 45 @ highway 61 @ city; 70 @ highway

>420

63 mpg

660

72 mpg

>500

$18,185$21,360

40 mpg

400

$20,000

72 mpg

500 290@ rural; 400 @ urban 400

80 mpg

$550,000

240 @ urban 31.95 million yen (1997)

“mpg” – mile per gallon (on gasoline)

Fuel economy 3 (mpg)

Final report Appendix 1 typeset  
Final report Appendix 1 typeset  

Table A1 Costs (HK$) of ULSD compared to standard diesel Diesel standard Import price ($/L) Duty ($) Retail price ($/L) Regular diesel (350p...

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