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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

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.

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.

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.

Hybrid Car News

McLaren Previews P1 GTR Ahead of Pebble Beach appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Next month McLaren will show what may be the world’s most expensive and powerful hybrid at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The P1 GTR design concept is a track-focused machine designed after customers asked for such a creation, and the estimated $3,357,000 car is due to go into production after the last of 375 […]

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Polaris GEM Launching 2015 Lineup Of EV appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The 2015 line of Polaris GEM electric vehicles is now available. GEM said the lineup of transport e2, e4, e6 and light-utility vehicles eS, eL, eL XD, eM1400 feature zero-emissions and are equipped to seat two-to-six people and haul up to 1,450 pounds of payload. New for 2015, Polaris GEM is launching the eM1400 LSV […]

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Michael Allman Joins VIA’s Board Of Directors appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="VIA Motors is strengthening its ranks. CEO John Weber announced earlier this week that Michael Allman, an energy industry leader, has joined VIA’s board of directors. “We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Allman to the VIA Motors Board,” said Weber. “Michael is a respected industry leader in the energy space and brings to VIA […]

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BMW’s 100th Birthday Present To Itself: 2016 i9 Supercar appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="If a German report is correct, BMW will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2016 with an i9 supercar merging elements of the i8 plug-in hybrid and evoking the memory of the legendary M1. The super i8 could just as well be an “i10” but that name was already taken by Hyundai. To eclipse the i8, […]

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid Review – Video appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Blending part-time electric drive and posh performance, Porsche’s 2014 Panamera S E-Hybrid may be the greenest car yet offered by the automaker from Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. Last fall as the proud brand launched this, its first plug-in sedan, it had dug out the history book to remind all that its e-pedigree dates to Nikola Tesla’s day, when […]

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Japan To Offer Huge $20,000 Subsidy For Fuel Cell Vehicles appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Although it’s taken a few days to filter out to North American media, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has confirmed that the country will offer a substantial subsidy for the new hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles being launched in early 2015. “This is the car of a new era because it doesn’t emit any carbon dioxide and […]

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Is Opel Planning Successor To Plug-In Ampera? appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="In a classic case of misquotes and misinformation, earlier reports of Opel canning the Chevrolet Volt-based Ampera before General Motors launches its second generation without a replacement might not be entirely accurate. Today, while reports from Reuters and Automotive News Europe do confirm that Opel is indeed killing the Ampera, the company is also working […]

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Porsche Announces 2015 Cayenne S E-Hybrid appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Since last year when the Panamera S E-Hybrid was pending launch, it had been reported Porsche’s next plug-in hybrid would be the Cayenne which was already available as a regular hybrid, and this is now confirmed. The German car maker revealed its revised 2015 Cayenne that comes in a few familiar high-performance flavors, and pushing […]

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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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