Shanghai GM Rolls Out First Hybrid Car

The LaCrosse Eco-Hybrid, which is expected to hit the market around the middle of this year, will reduce gas consumption from 9.8 liters to 8.3 liters for every 100 kilometers, a 15 % improvement.

Published: 22-Jan-2008

SHANGHAI General Motors unveiled the mainland's first mass-produced hybrid model in the mid- to high-class segment today with the auto maker saying it will cut fuel consumption more than 15 percent.

The LaCross Eco-Hybrid, which is expected to hit the market around the middle of this year, will reduce gas consumption from 9.8 liters to 8.3 liters for every 100 kilometers, the car maker said.

The auto giant also pledged that its cars made before the end of this month will meet the fourth national emission standard, which is equivalent to the Euro IV standard, the company said.

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