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60 MPG By 2025

Government wants up to 62 MPG by 2025

The federal government has proposed raising corporate average fuel economy requirements to something between 47 and 62 miles per gallon by 2025.

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Coalition launches 60 MPG by 2025 Campaign
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Updated car stickers to include environmental info
Will your new car get an A in fuel efficiency? A government proposal may add letter grades to showroom window stickers on new cars and trucks to reflect a vehicle's overall fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions.

At Specialty Garage, Making Hybrids Even Greener
San Francisco is home to the only woman-run garage that offers the option of making hybrid vehicles fully electric.

New high-power battery may lead to bigger hybrids
A group of scientists at MIT have found a way to use carbon nanotubes to create a device that combines the strengths of batteries and capacitors, resulting in a battery than can both store a large amount of energy and put out a high rate of power.

Hybrid Car News

Congress Making Inquiry Into Auto Cybersecurity appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The federal government is looking for answers on how automakers and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plan to deal with auto cybersecurity in their vehicles. The House Energy and Commerce Committee has sent 17 letters to major automakers and NHTSA, requesting more information on how the auto industry will deal with infrastructure and […]

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White-clad Tesla Model X Spotted appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A nice clear frontal three-quarter view of the Tesla Model X was provided by a California photographer on a car enthusiast’s forum. We cropped the photos for your viewing edification, but the originals are posted below in the gallery. The delayed and much anticipated crossover is expected to begin deliveries the third quarter of this […]

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2016 Prius Spied Testing In Thailand appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Only last week what was believed to be a 2016 Toyota Prius was seen in California, and now one has been spied testing in Thailand. The next-generation Toyota Prius was previously expected to debut by now, but the Japanese automaker pushed its unveiling in order to revamp its styling. The 2016 Toyota Prius spied here […]

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Driver Ticketed While Using Apple Watch appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Apple Watch users might want to use caution when using their smartwatch behind the wheel. An Apple Watch user, Jeffrey Macesin, received a ticket in Quebec, Canada for using his smartwatch to change songs while driving. The ticket was for $120 and four points on his license as the officer charged him under the section […]

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Chevrolet Bolt Trademark Application Has Been Suspended appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="For the second time, General Motors application to trademark the name “Bolt” for its upcoming electric car is under suspension. GM unveiled the Bolt Concept during the 2015 North American International Car Show, saying that it will have a driving range of roughly 200 miles and a price tag around $30,000 after federal tax credit. […]

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1700-Horsepower Plug-in Hybrid Hypercar Being Built By PSC Motors appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A Las Vegas-based automaker is developing a crazy plug-in hybrid hypercar. PSC Motors has revealed the SP-200 SIN that is still in its early phases of development. It boasts a 9.0-liter V8 naturally-aspirated engine paired to an electric motor to deliver a total combined system output of 1,700 horsepower. The plug-in hybrid will feature a […]

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How Do Electric Vehicle Incentives Compare To Oil And Gas Subsidies? appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="More regions have recently reduced government-financed incentive programs for electric vehicles to save money, but many of these same areas are already paying far more to support the oil and gas industry. As much as $5.3 trillion is spent annually worldwide to subsidize fossil fuels, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. […]

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Used Model S Can Be Had For $55,000 appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Used Teslas start as low as $55,000 for a certified pre-owned Model S from the company’s program. At least that’s what the American automaker has announced. Earlier this month, Tesla launched its pre-owned sales online with models ranging anywhere from $65,000 to $105,000 but now cheaper units are making an appearance on the website. We […]

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Other Noteworthy News
Greenest Cars of 2010

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy rates vehicles based on their enivonmental impact. Here is their list of the most environmentally friendly cars of 2010:

  1. Honda Civic GX (natural gas)
  2. Toyota Prius
  3. Honda Civic Hybrid
  4. Smart fortwo Convetible/Coupe
  5. Honda Insight
  6. Ford Fusion Hybrid / Mercury Milan Hybrid
  7. Toyota Yaris
  8. Nissan Altima Hybrid
  9. Mini Cooper
  10. Chevrolet Cobalt XFE / Pontiac G5 XFE
  11. Hyundai Accent Blue
  12. Honda Fit
 
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