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Airbus, Boeing Expected to Turn to Hybrid Engine Technology for New Planes-Lessor | Investing News

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Airbus SE

and Boeing Co

are expected to turn to hybrid electric technology when they develop the next generation of airplanes because of limits on improving current engines, the head of a major aircraft lessor said on Thursday.

Airbus is already working hard on a hybrid solution but Boeing is likely to be more cautious about making a major investment in a new program given its challenges with the return of the 737 MAX and certification of the 777X, Air Lease Corp

Chief Executive Steven Udvar-Hazy said at the Skift Aviation Forum.

“I have serious doubts that

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330-horsepower Ghibli Hybrid is Maserati’s first electrified model

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Maserati kicked off its electrification campaign by releasing a hybrid version of the Ghibli, its entry-level model. The sedan gains a mild hybrid system, subtle visual tweaks, and many technology upgrades inside.

Unveiled online, the brand’s first production-bound electrified car features a gasoline-electric powertrain built around a turbocharged, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It works jointly with a 48-volt belt-driven starter-generator and what the company calls an e-booster that’s essentially an electric supercharger. The system’s total output checks in at 330 horsepower at 5,750 rpm and 332 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm, and it channels its

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