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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

Rules have changed for car buyers' federal tax breaks
"What kind of tax break can I get on that?" may not be the first thing you ask about the hot-pink hybrid that catches your eye at the auto dealership. But it is worth asking.

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.

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.

Hybrid Car News

Tesla And Charging Station Competitor Clash In UK Courts appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A green energy company has filed a lawsuit against Tesla Motors in London, saying the electric carmaker blocked its plans for charging stations in the U.K. Ecotricity Group was talking with companies, including Welcome Break Group, to install electric vehicle chargers at service providers along U.K. highways. In the lawsuit, Ecotricity stated that Tesla used […]

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Mercedes-Benz Launches Its First Plug-In SUV As GLE550e appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="As promised last week, Mercedes-Benz is introducing a plug-in version of its SUV GLE. Billed as the GLE550e 4MATIC, this marks the first hybrid SUV from the German car company. It will be on display at the New York International Auto Show next month alongside its siblings, the diesel GLE300d and the high-performance AMG GLE63 […]

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Kia Soul EV to Arrive In Georgia And Four Other States By This Summer appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="With sales figures posting significantly higher than expected, Kia Motors America is changing its market strategy for the Soul EV by looking beyond zero emission “compliance” states. After the initial debut of the Soul EV last October in California, Kia planned to send the battery electric to markets in Oregon, New York, New Jersey and […]

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Chinese Tech Billionaire Delving Into Internet Connected Electric Cars appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Chairman of Tencent Holdings and billionaire, Ma Huateng, signed an agreement Monday with the manufacturer of Apple’s iPhones and some touch screens for Teslas and others to develop Internet-connected cars, including the all-electric variety. While Tencent Holdings is best known for creating the instant-messaging app WeChat, that could possibly change after its most recent partnership. Huateng […]

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74 MPG For Road-Going Deltawing appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="An analysis of the Deltawing’s viability showed a four seat version would reach close to 74 mpg on the highway. DeltaWing Technology Group, Inc. released the results of an independent engineering analysis of a four-passenger road car concept based on the patented DeltaWing narrow front track vehicle architecture. The study showed it would achieve an […]

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Toyota Rolling Out New Vehicle Architecture appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Toyota is working on making every single one of its vehicles better and more fuel-efficient. This development work is based on the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA), described by the company as a new approach to manufacturing automobiles, with the core aims being greatly improved product development and more competitive production sites. SEE ALSO: Toyota […]

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2015 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid Road Test – Video appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A few years ago the notion of a “luxury performance hybrid” may have seemed contradictory, but now numerous automakers are going in this direction and among them, Infiniti’s Q50 Hybrid is a car that stands out. Launched last year as a new model and named with the brand’s new “Q” nomenclature arriving with its 25th […]

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Toyota’s New Powertrain Could Lead To 58 MPG Prius appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Toyota Motor Corp.’s new strategy will not only change the way the company builds engines; it will give the Prius’ hybrid drivetrain a 15-percent boost in fuel economy. The Japanese carmaker said its next generation of engines will share more parts, get better gas mileage and have more power. Under the Toyota New Global Architecture […]

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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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