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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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Averaging 60 MPG in 2025? You Bet!
American Cars Could Get 60 MPG by 2025 Using Existing Technology
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

Ford Says It Could Build An EV On Par With A Tesla appeared first on HybridCars.com.

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116 MPGe Combined For VW e-Golf appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The electric version of Volkswagen’s Golf has been rated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at 126 city, 105 highway, and 116 combined MPGe. The EPA also gave the fully electric 2015 e-Golf an official range of up to 83 miles. Volkswagen observed that compared to other compact electric vehicles (EVs), these numbers make […]

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Honda Introduces SENSING Driving Assist System appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="On Thursday this week, Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced SENSING, describing it as a new driver-assistive system which will first be equipped to the all-new Legend to go on sale in Japan before the end of this year. The system will then be successively integrated to more models in the future. Honda explained SENSING was […]

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The World’s 10-Best Selling Plug-in Cars appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="As of September 2014, the global number of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) sold crested to nearly 604,000 with certain models rounding out the bulk of these. In fact, the top-10 models from various manufacturers have accounted for 77 percent of the total at an estimated 464,956 units. Counted are both all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids […]

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2015 Kia Soul Awarded Active Lifestyle Vehicle Of The Year appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Kia Motors America’s 2015 Soul was awarded at the 11th annual Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year awards. The award event was held recently at Local Motors in Chandler, Ariz. For the third consecutive year, local media and athletes rated the Soul best in the urban category after static and dynamic evaluations. “Winning the Active […]

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IHS Dismantles A Tesla Model S – Video appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Everyone knows there is no gasoline engine making a Tesla Model S go, but besides a motor and battery, have you ever wondered what the rest consists of under the skin? If so, you’re not the only one, and IHS Technology also was more than a little curious to forensically tear one down and find […]

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Mexican Mazda2 Production Starts appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Mazda announced production of its redesigned Mazda2 has begun at the company’s new plant in Mexico. Additionally, Mazda de Mexico Vehicle Operation (MMVO) engine machining plant, under construction since last year, has been completed and the plant began operating on October 21, 2014. Mazda added products featuring SKYACTIV Technology are enjoying strong sales globally and […]

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Automakers Are Exceeding US MPG Targets appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A study just released comparing actual window stickers to federal mpg regulations has found automakers are exceeding Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) goals. According to the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, for model years 2012, 2013, and 2014, the trend has been a mild improvement over mandated results. The study’s authors Brandon Schoettle and […]

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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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