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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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Poll: 74% of U.S. Voters Support 60 mpg Fleetwide Average
Coalition launches 60 MPG by 2025 Campaign
Maine Hybrid News
Articles

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.

Intelligent Charging Infrastructure for New Electric Vehicles
Momentum continues for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Will consumers buy or lease EVs in large numbers? Yes, if a few problems are overcome.

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.

Hybrid Car News

Nearly 50-Percent of Drivers Don’t Want Self-Driving Features in Their Cars appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A recent study has found that nearly half of drivers prefer to not have any self-driving features in their vehicles. University of Michigan researchers Brandon Schoettle and Michael Sivak surveyed 618 drivers on their preferences of both partially and completely self-driving vehicles, as well as overall preferences for having self-driving versus conventional vehicles. The survey […]

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Mercedes-Benz Rolling Out Four New EVs Built on Existing Platforms appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Mercedes-Benz is expected to follow the lead set by the B-Class Electric Drive through building four new electric models on existing Mercedes platforms. The German automaker will likely be launching two electric sedans and two SUVs by 2020. They’ll fall under the automaker’s cost-saving strategy and are expected to follow the lead set by the […]

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VW Exec Reveals ‘Real World’ Range of New e-Golf appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="While Volkswagen has been saying that a 186-mile range electric e-Golf is scheduled to roll out, the “real world” number is reportedly more likely to be 124 miles traveled on a full charge. Frank Welsch, Volkswagen’s technical development boss, had said that a heavily revamped VW e-Golf will roll out by the end of this […]

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Volvo Adding Electric Models to its New Compact 40 Series appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Volvo just offered a look at its new 40 series compact cars and SUVs, including a plug-in hybrid and an electric car. The Volvo 40 series should go on sale in the U.S. starting in 2018, according to IHS Automotive. These new models are the final major piece emanating from Chinese automaker Geely’s $11 billion […]

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GM Compensates Owners Of Crossovers For Misstated MPG appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Owners of GM crossovers with overstated mpg claims will receive debit cards as compensation. The move was expected after the American automaker issued a stop sale on the crossovers last week saying that the Monroney Sticker had the wrong mpg figures on it. GM expects the payment offers will be made to about 135,000 retail […]

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Toyota Sells Nine-Millionth Hybrid appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Yesterday Toyota announced that its cumulative global hybrid sales through April tallied to 9.014 million. The latest million took just nine months, and counted Lexus and Toyota vehicles from all markets dating back to the August 1997 Japanese launch of the original Prius. With the news, the carmaker observes its combined effect on saving fuel […]

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Energy Security Council Makes Recommendations on Autonomous Vehicle Policies appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The Energy Security Leadership Council, a group of business executives and retired U.S. military officials, is calling on removal of regulatory barriers and a national policy to help bring autonomous vehicles to roads. Proposals released by the council were outlined in a series of policy recommendations. The Energy Security Leadership Council is co-chaired by FedEx […]

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Analysts and Suppliers Suggest Tesla Is Overstating Aggressive Delivery Targets appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Elon Musk’s bold statement that Tesla Motors will produce 500,000 electric vehicles per year by 2018 has been called into question by several sources close to the issues. According to a Reuters report citing analysts and supplier executives who asked not to be identified, Tesla’s ambitious plan calling for moving up high-volume Model 3 production […]

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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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