2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid flex-fuel, first of its sort to be launched in 2019 (supply: Toyota)
As for battery powered electrical automobiles with a spread extender (the place ICE is used as a generator and solely the electrical motor transmits energy to the drive wheels), about 2.34% of executives choose this feature and eight.76% of customers.
On the identical time, battery-only electrical automobiles which use vitality saved in rechargeable batteries had been favored by solely three.91% of executives and 4 instances extra for customers (11.9%), Mr. Bacellar defined throughout his presentation.
The examine additionally addressed much less frequent energy trains akin to hydrogen gas cell electrical automobiles (powered by air oxygen and compressed hydrogen) of which three.13% of executives and 16.zero% of customers most well-liked.
Lastly, relating to electrical automobiles with ethanol gas cell (powered by air oxygen and ethanol), the comparability was eight.70% executives and 12.zero% customers, the survey outcomes stated.
Ultimately, regardless of the variations of opinions on how briskly electrification will probably be hitting Latin America, one factor for certain is that a lot of it is going to be beginning in Brazil. “Contemplating the financial power within the nation, if it’s not occurring in Brazil, it’s unlikely to be occurring in different international locations in Latin America,” Mr. Bacellar instructed Fleet Latam on the sidelines of the occasion.
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