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#VW Bus Hybrid That Never Was: The Microbus Prototype Of 1977

By Stephen Edelstein 1,021 views Mar 27, 2015 Reddit This! Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 1977 Volkswagen Microbus Enlarge Photo There truly is nothing new under the sun, as the saying goes. Now, a Volkswagen bus from almost 40 years ago has surfaced to prove the point. While hybrid cars have only emerged as a practical alternative to straight internal-combustion over the past 15 years, this recent success was proceeded by decades of experimentation. CHECK OUT: Mercedes-Benz Touts Its Hybrid History From Way Back In 1906 (May 2014) History is full of obscure attempts to improve efficiency by both enterprising inventors and established carmakers. Perusing a 1979 book titled The Complete Book of Electric Vehicles , Jason Torchinsky over at Jalopnik (via Charged EVs ) stumbled upon an experimental Volkswagen Microbus hybrid taxi. 1977 Volkswagen Microbus hybrid, from 'The...

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