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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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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.

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.

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

Self-Driving Race Car Prototype Revealed appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The Robocar autonomous EV race car is coming, but first the DevBot prototype is paving the way. Roborace will be a racing series made up entirely of autonomous, self-driving electric cars. It will use the Robocar, which is slated to be unveiled later this year. For now, behold the DevBot, which is a prototype previewing […]

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Uber Loses $1.27 Billion As Driver Subsidies and Competition Take Their Toll appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Uber lost $1.27 billion in the first half of 2016, with much of that coming from incentivizing drivers, unidentified sources told Bloomberg. On Friday of last week, Uber’s head of finance, Guatam Gupta, gave a financial report during a conference call. While not a public company, ride-hailing and ridesharing giant Uber has been holding financial […]

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Chevy Bolt EV Nearly As Quick As 300HP Dodge Charger From 50-75 MPH appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="GM is touting linear higher speed power for the Chevrolet Bolt EV – and Opel Ampera-e sibling – and they could prove quite satisfying for drivers wanting more on the highway. While not quite in “Ludicrous” league, in a recent press announcement, Opel of Europe said the Ampera-e will accelerate from 50-75 mph (80-120 km/h) […]

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US EPA Reports Rise In Electric Car Ranges and Number of Models Available appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The first major manufacturer built battery electric cars in this present era started slow in 2011, but progress is happening. In a recent fact sheet, the U.S. EPA documented as much for electric cars – not including the discontinued GM EV1 of the 1990s – saying median range has risen while there are four-times as […]

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Expected to Sign Nation’s Toughest Carbon Emissions Rules appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="California is preparing to extend the nation’s toughest carbon emissions rule another 10 years through 2030. The state Senate passed the bill 25-13 on Wednesday, a day after a 42-29 vote passed it through the state Assembly. Gov. Jerry Brown has said he intends to sign the bill into law, which aims to reduce greenhouse-gas […]

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nuTonomy Rolls Out Self-Driving Taxis Onto the Streets of Singapore Beating Uber appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Giant tech firms and global car companies are in an intense race to launch autonomous vehicles, but this week a three-year old startup beat all of them to the finish line. nuTonomy, a spin out of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), introduced the world’s first self-driving taxis to the streets of Singapore, beating the […]

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Plug In America Opposing California Bill Limiting HOV Stickers on All-Electric Vehicles appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Plug In America has been opposing a California legislative bill that values plug-in hybrids but limits incentives on purchasing all-electric vehicles. The electric car advocacy group has been encouraging its members and the public to oppose Assembly Bill 1964, which is expected to be voted on before the legislative session ends on August 31. Plug […]

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Volkswagen to Reveal 2019 Electric Car at Paris Auto Show appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Volkswagen’s first dedicated battery electric car will be revealed at next month’s Paris auto show. Speaking to German magazine WirtschaftWoche (Industry and Economy Week), Chairman, Herbert Diess said the car would have the outside dimensions of the Golf, pictured above, but offer the larger Passat’s interior space. The size means it will take on the Hyundai […]

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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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