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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

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.

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.

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.

Hybrid Car News

World’s Largest Eco-Friendly Hydrogen Plant Opens In Germany appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="When Energiepark Mainz opened in Germany earlier this month, the facility came online as the world’s largest eco-friendly hydrogen plant. It took one year and 17 million euros ($18.7 million) to build the plant, which is a collaboration between utility company Stadtwerke Mainz AG, gases and engineering company Linde Group, technology group Siemens AG and […]

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10 Ways Internal Combustion Vehicles Are Getting Cleaner And Greener appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="According to government and industry sources, the time-honored internal combustion engine (ICE) could be honored with much more time – as in indefinitely. While electrification enthusiasts have predicted a pending demise for the ICE, the U.S. Energy Information Agency predicts in 2035 that 99 percent of light-duty and heavy duty vehicles, particularly in commercial use, […]

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Berkeley Study: Driverless Taxis Maximize Benefits Of Autonomous EVs appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A new study published by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) suggests that utilizing autonomous electrified vehicles as driverless taxis can maximize the technology’s potential. The research team, which includes Berkeley Lab scientists Jeffery Greenblatt and Samveg Saxena, said lower carbon emissions, lower energy costs and cheaper maintenance were among the benefits of self-driving […]

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VW Unveils Segway-reminiscent Scooter Concept appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Volkswagen wants to get into the personal mobility game. Vw-Scooter-1The German brand is developing a small three-wheel scooter that will be able to run for 12 miles on electricity. VW says that it is a “last-mile surfer,” which will get you from your car to your final destination. The scooter weighs about 24 lbs, it […]

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Unlike its Cars, Lamborghini HQ Now Greener appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Lamborghini is the first company to receive a certification under the “Carbon Neutrality” program by DNV GL. DNV GL is one of the leading environmental risk management classification, verification and service companies in the world and, according to Lamborghini, new trigeneration and district heating systems help lead the company to receiving a CO2-neutral certification for […]

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Diesel Honda Civic Records 83.52 mpg Through 24 European Countries appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A two-driver team just qualified for a Guinness World Record for completing 8,387 miles across 24 European countries at an average “100.31 mpg” which converted from UK to U.S. mileage is 83.52 mpg. The UK colleagues, members of Honda’s European R&D team but amateur drivers did it in a stock diesel-powered Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC […]

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24M’s Semi-solid Lithium-Ion Battery Is Cheaper And Faster To Build appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A company named 24M announced that it has developed a semisolid lithium-ion battery that significantly reduces manufacturing time and expense without sacrificing performance. It has been quietly working on developing the technology for the past five years, and said that applications include both electrified vehicles and home power storage, similar to other lithium-ion chemistries. According […]

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BMW To Test Concept Fuel Cell Car On German Roads appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="BMW debuted its concept fuel cell car to the public during the company’s annual Innovation Days event, while also announcing plans to test the car on German roads later this month. Though it’s been known for some time that BMW is working with Toyota to build a fuel cell vehicle (FCV), with these actions come […]

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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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