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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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A Future That Doesn't Guzzle
Automakers unveiled many hybrid gas-electric and battery-powered cars at the Detroit auto show, a sign of how much emphasis is being placed on the electrification of vehicles.

Green Rides Rule Geneva Auto Show
Amid yet one more auto manufacturer recall, industry watchers are looking at the Geneva Motor Show where small and green are front and center.

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.

Hybrid Car News

Federal Government Aims to Develop a 500 Wh/kg Battery, 350 kW Charging System appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="New initiatives of the Obama Administration to advance electric vehicle adoption include the development of a battery pack with a specific energy of 500 watt-hours per kilogram and a 350 kilowatt DC fast charging system. If accomplished, the battery’s specific energy would be more than two-and-a half times the 170-200 watt-hours per kilogram in today’s […]

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Elon Musk Puts Funding Towards a Robot Maid appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Not all of Elon Musk’s money goes towards Tesla, Solar City and SpaceX. Musk is one of a set of Silicon Valley types who have invested in a company called OpenAI. OpenAI performs research into artificial intelligence, and part of that work includes reprogramming robots from Fetch Robotics. Fetch Robotics builds hardware for warehouse automation. […]

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EV Charging Corridors Coming to U.S. National Highways appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The federal government is continuing its encouragement for consumers to buy battery-electric vehicles with a plan for a network of EV charging corridors along the national highway system. As part of the FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) signed into law last December, the Department of Energy has unlocked $4.5 billion in loan guarantees to […]

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GM Reveals More on its Electrified Vehicle Batteries During Brownstone Plant Tour appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="While Tesla’s Gigafactory has been grabbing attention this week, reporters also learned more about electrified vehicle batteries while touring General Motors’ Brownstown Battery Assembly Plant. General Motors had invited journalists to visit the battery assembly plant located in Brownstone Charter Township, Mich., just south of Detroit. Six different battery packs that GM makes at the […]

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Elio Sees Driver Licensing Process Streamlined in 41 States for its ‘Autocycle’ appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Elio Motors says that 41 states have allowed for an easier licensing process for its three-wheel fuel efficient “autocycle.” Buyers of the Elio vehicle are benefiting from the new laws including the “autocycle” category, which means that Elio vehicle owners in 41 states don’t need a motorcycle license to drive the three-wheeler. With New Jersey […]

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Tesla Hits ‘Pencils Down’ Goal for Model 3 Final Designs, Musk Says at Gigafactory appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The Tesla Model 3 did hit the “pencils down” mark, CEO Elon Musk said during the Gigafactory media tour. Musk told reporters that the final designs for Tesla’s $35,000-and-up electric Model 3 were locked up two weeks ago. Tesla is moving forward on schedule to start producing them next summer, he said. Speaking at the […]

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Exclusive: 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Postponed To Next Summer appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The long-anticipated Mitsubishi Outlander plug-in hybrid was expected later this year but has once again been postponed for the U.S. and Canada. This is at least the fifth time it’s been delayed to North America since its 2013 Japan-market launch, and speaking for the U.S. market, Alex Fedorak, manager, Public Relations, today confirmed the latest […]

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Chevy Bolt Assembly Plant Is EPA’s 8th Ranked Greenest Power User appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="General Motors’ Orion Assembly plant which will begin producing the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV in as soon as two months from now has been ranked by the U.S. EPA as 8th among green power users. The assembly plant which is an EPA Green Power Partnership Partner is powered by 54-percent renewable energy and was recently […]

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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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