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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

At Specialty Garage, Making Hybrids Even Greener
San Francisco is home to the only woman-run garage that offers the option of making hybrid vehicles fully electric.

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.

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.

Hybrid Car News

Nissan Hints a Performance Electric Leaf Being Considered appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A 60 kilowatt-hour battery is expected when a new Nissan Leaf electric car arrives next year, and now a hint has been dropped that a performance version could also be coming. While speaking with Britain’s Car Magazine about an upcoming performance electric vehicle, Gareth Dunsmore, director of EV Nissan Europe hinted at more performance by saying, […]

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Supplier Bosch Rejects Legal Claims on Participation in VW Diesel Fraud As ‘Wild and Unfounded’ appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Auto supplier Bosch has rejected lawsuit allegations that it participated in Volkswagen’s decades-long fraud to cover up diesel-engine emissions, calling the claims “wild and unfounded.” Robert Bosch GmbH responded to lawsuits against Volkswagen AG on behalf of U.S. owners of VW diesel cars Monday in a U.S. District Court filing in San Francisco. Attorneys in […]

The post Supplier Bosch Rejects Legal Claims on Participation in VW Diesel Fraud As ‘Wild and Unfounded’ appeared first on HybridCars.com.

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Tesla Ups The Ante with 100kWh Battery And Even More ‘Ludicrous’ Speed appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Today Tesla announced the Model S with Ludicrous mode and new 100-kWh battery can provide either 315 miles EV range, or 0-60 times to rival 1000cc superbikes. “The Model S P100D with Ludicrous mode is the third fastest accelerating production car ever produced,” said the company in its blog post of an upgrade also available […]

The post Tesla Ups The Ante with 100kWh Battery And Even More ‘Ludicrous’ Speed appeared first on HybridCars.com.

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Gap Between Hybrids and Gas-Engine Counterparts Tightening in Vincentric Study appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Low gasoline prices and improved fuel efficiency in gas-engine cars tightened the lead hybrids have over comparable non-hybrid cars, according to Vincentric’s ratings. Seven out of 29 hybrids evaluated had lower total cost of ownership in Vincentric’s U.S. Hybrid Ownership compared to their closest all-gasoline counterparts, with five of them classified as luxury brand cars […]

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Faraday Future’s Secret EV Possibly Spotted Testing in Los Angeles appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="China-backed Faraday Future has revealed few details about its future battery-electric cars, but a photo posted on Twitter may give a glimpse. The vehicle was spotted in Los Angeles by Everette Taylor, and according to Electrek, “We checked through our channels and we can confirm it’s a vehicle operated by FF,” though the site did […]

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Mobileye and Delphi Commit To More-Affordable Self-Driving Car System appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Mobileye and Delphi Automotive are working together to launch a more-affordable technology for self-driving cars that the two companies say will be available by the end of the decade. Their technology will rely less on costly Lidar sensors, which are being used in most of the autonomous vehicle test projects, according to a Bloomberg report. […]

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Koreans Scratch Their Heads Over Linguistically Indistinguishable Chevrolet ‘Bolt’ and ‘Volt’ appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Contrary to any rumor anyone may have heard, there are no plans for a Chevy Volt EV, or the Bolt EV being sold in Korea, or even that the Korean co-engineered Bolt should be called the “LG Bolt.” No, while GM is otherwise still mum on key details like the U.S. EPA-rated range for the […]

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World Energy Council Study Says PEV Sales Must Increase appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A new study concludes that 16 percent of new light-duty passenger vehicles sold in the U.S., China, and the European Union in 2020 will have to be plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVs) to meet their strict fuel economy standards. The study by the World Energy Council (WEC) concludes selling more fuel-efficient gas engine vehicles won’t be […]

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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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