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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

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.

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.

New Cars that Already Meet 2016 Fuel Economy Standards
President Barack Obama announced that automakers must meet average U.S. fuel-economy standards of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2016. This will be an exciting opportunity for automakers that already deliver vehicles that beat 35.5 mpg such as the Ford (F) Fusion Hybrid, Mercury Milan Hybrid, Toyota (TM) Prius, Honda (HMC) Insight, Honda Civic Hybrid, and the Mercedes Smart Fortwo.

Hybrid Car News

Sweden’s First Wireless Electric Hybrid City Bus Hits Streets in 2016 appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A wirelessly charged electric hybrid city bus will soon be cruising the streets of Södertälje, Sweden thanks to vehicle manufacturing company Scania’s sustainable vehicle technology research project. Scania, which has been researching electrification technologies that could supplant or supplement combustion engines, is partnering with the Royal Institute of Technology to test its wirelessly charged electric […]

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Honda Tests New Hybrid Tech on the Track appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Honda is testing its hybrid technology in a brand new field – the Formula One racetrack. The company announced two years ago that it will reunite with McLaren, an old business partner and current Formula One contender, for the 2015 race season. Honda was charged with designing a new power unit for the car, which […]

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BMW To Test Fuel Cell Car; Marketing Head Suggests Battery Cars Will Ultimately Prevail appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="BMW will begin testing of what may be called the i5 fuel cell vehicle using a Toyota co-developed fuel cell system, but battery electric technology may rise up and render it uncompetitive before hydrogen ever really takes hold, says the German automaker. This revelation by its sales and marketing chief that BMW’s FCV may never […]

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US Batteries For Range Rover Hybrid appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="It turns out the very British 2014 Hybrid Range Rover is powered by American batteries. Johnson Controls is the supplier of lithium-ion batteries for the 2014 Range Rover Hybrid. The American company said production of the cells and complete battery systems is underway at Johnson Controls’ manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan. Hybrid batteries are a […]

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More BYD Electric Taxis For Rotterdam appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Twenty two additional BYD electric taxis will roll in Rotterdam. Rotterdam Taxi Company (RTC) indicated it is planning to add another 22 BYD e6 electric taxis to its fleet. RTC became in 2013 the first operator in Europe to put into service BYD’s electric taxi, the BYD e6. RTC CEO Sjaak de Winter signed a […]

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2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid Review – Video appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Toyota knows the Camry’s strengths and weaknesses; it knows competition is becoming more intense, and the extensively revised 2015 model is its answer. Officially, it’s being called a mid-cycle refresh, as only three years ago the Camry was overhauled inside, out, and under the hood. This time around the model line, including the hybrid we […]

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Honda’s Futuristic Fuel Cell Concept Slated For Detroit appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Honda announced its fuel cell sedan will make its North American debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12. Named FCV Concept, Honda explained the car showcases the styling evolution of its next production fuel-cell car to follow its present FCX Clarity. It’s anticipated to launch in the U.S. after introduction […]

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Long-Awaited Acura NSX To Be Revealed In Detroit appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="After being shown as concept since 2012, and having been profiled around the globe, Acura is officially introducing its production version of the NSX early next year. The hybrid coupe’s debut will take place at the 2015 North American International Auto Show with a press conference set for January 12. SEE ALSO: Acura To Showcase […]

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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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