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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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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.

The economy is driving down hybrid sales
The unsteady state of the economy is forcing American consumers to think hard about their buying choices, and the auto industry, including the hybrid market, is being hit hard.

New Cars that Already Meet 2016 Fuel Economy Standards
President Barack Obama announced that automakers must meet average U.S. fuel-economy standards of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016. This will be an exciting opportunity for automakers that already deliver vehicles that beat 35.5 mpg such as the Ford (F) Fusion Hybrid, Mercury Milan Hybrid, Toyota (TM) Prius, Honda (HMC) Insight, Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Mercedes Smart Fortwo.

Hybrid Car News

Hyundai Testing New Prius Fighter? appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Hyundai is reportedly working on a compact hybrid car, and several development mules of the potential Toyota Prius rival were caught testing in public. AutoGuide has a gallery full of photos, and reports that while the mules used current five-door Elantra GT bodyshells, not to expect a hybridized Elantra, but rather a standalone model. The rough […]

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2014 Honda Civic Hybrid Review appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Honda’s Civic Hybrid has been further refreshed along with its fairly sophisticated 2014 Civic siblings and is one of the most fuel-efficient sedans sold in America. The mild updates follow an inside-and-out redesign for 2012 which boasted bigger engine, more powerful electric motor, and li-ion propulsion battery. Improvements in 2013 helped rectify de-contenting that disappointed […]

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Buemi Leads Formula E’s Last Test Session appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Sebastien Buemi of e.dams-Renault set the fastest time on the FIA Formula E Championship final day of pre-season testing at Donington Park. This last round of testing was held ahead of the opening round of the all-electric in Beijing on September 13. The Swiss driver set a lap of 1:31.792 seconds to top the timesheets […]

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Hole-In-One Nets Hunter Mahan A BMW i3 appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Yesterday PGA Tour Player Hunter Mahan was presented with an all-electric BMW i3. He won the vehicle after scoring a hole-in-one on the 17th hole during the 2013 BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill. In addition to receiving the i3, Mahan met Melyzjah Smith, the 2013 BMW Hole-in-One Scholar, who […]

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Sustainable Architectural Firm Corgan To Design Toyota’s New Texas Headquarters appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="As Toyota prepares to relocate from Torrance, Southern California to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, it has named its architectural firm to design its new campus for 4,000 employees. Drawings and specs for Toyota’s new corporate headquarters are to be overseen by Dallas-based Corgan as the lead architect known for sustainable designs, and in a statement, […]

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PUMP Documentary To Examine America’s Control By Big Oil appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="That America is “addicted” to petroleum may involve conspiracy theory about “Big Oil,” but wrapped up in it may also be conspiracy fact – and this PUMP aims to explore. The documentary, “starring” industry movers and shakers including Tesla CEO Elon Musk, opens in Los Angeles and New York theaters next week and in Utah […]

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Study Reveals Consumers ‘Better Off’ With Sub-100-Mile EV Range appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="While there has been plenty of attention around various auto manufacturers looking to vastly increase the ranges offered on their next-generation electric vehicles, a new study suggests that might not be the best way to go. The study, written by Zhenhong Lin of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, Tenn., concludes that until the […]

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Tesla Model S Now Available As Daily Rental In LA appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Want a unique vehicle for your next daily rental? Los Angeles area’s MPG Car Rental group is now offering a Tesla Model S. The company stated it is offering the Model S at the lowest daily rate in the world. The rental group said it is offering Tesla rental vehicles for just about all uses, […]

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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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