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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
Maine Hybrid News
Articles

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.

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.

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.

Hybrid Car News

Bentley Hybrid Concept PHEV Shown In China appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="As we announced earlier, Bentley unveiled the Bentley Hybrid Concept PHEV yesterday at the Beijing International Automotive Show. The company defines this PHEV concept as its vision of a more powerful and even more efficient future. The luxury car brand also presented three Chinese debuts at the Show – the new Flying Spur V8, the […]

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Choice Of Three Powertrains For Lexus’ New NX CUV Includes Hybrid appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Lexus launched in the NX its first twin-scroll turbocharger to its powertrain family at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The all-new Lexus NX compact crossover offers the brand’s first gasoline turbo engine in the NX 200t, a model the company said will balance excellent fuel economy with responsive acceleration and agility. The all-new NX […]

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Mercedes-Benz’ USA Head Says Tesla’s Potential Is Limited appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Although tiny Tesla is not even present at the New York auto show this week, automakers could not avoid hearing questions about Tesla, and its name came up with the head of Mercedes-Benz USA when asked whether it would include more plug-in hybrids. Tesla has “no network” and “little shops that don’t have service capacity,” […]

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Honda Calls Vezel CUV HR-V For North America appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Honda released the first official photos of the U.S.-bound HR-V yesterday at the New York International Auto Show. The big news here is the confirmation of the name of this CUV in the U.S. as it is known as the Vezel in other markets. The HR-V, which is essentially an SUV derivative based on the […]

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2015 Camry Gets New Look; Camry Hybrid Gets SE Trim appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Toyota unveiled a redesigned Camry for 2015 at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. This new Camry includes a new sporty trim level, the XSE, as well as the addition of the SE trim availability for the hybrid version. After selling almost a million of the industry’s benchmark sedan since the current generation launched […]

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Topography-Minded Hybrid Vehicle From Mercedes-Benz appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="How about driving a hybrid car that can read the up and downs of the road ahead? This is the direction Mercedes-Benz is heading into with its intelligent energy management system for hybrid vehicles. Mercedes-Benz said this system assesses the road ahead and takes it into account. The German company added the objectives of the […]

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Volvo Combines Drive-E And PHEV For Chinese Market S60L appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A PHEV concept based on Volvo’s S60, named Volvo S60L PPHEV (Petrol Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) Concept Car, is slated for the 2014 Beijing International Auto Show. The gasoline plug-in hybrid – an electric car, hybrid car and high-performance car all rolled into one – offers the driver an outstanding combination of dynamic driving pleasure […]

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Cadillac And ChargePoint Providing Charging Card To ELR Owners appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Cadillac and ChargePoint announced they entered in a partnership, bringing ELR drivers immediate access to more than 16,500 charging locations on the ChargePoint network. Cadillac’s ELR electrified luxury coupe went on sale at the end of 2013. The company said it embodies Cadillac’s Art & Science design philosophy, combining provocative design with progressive technology. Under […]

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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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