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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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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.

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.

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

Range Extender and Self-Steering Tech to Debut on Nissan Electric Vehicle appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Nissan is focused on introducing two new technologies this year on a new electric vehicle as it strives to become a leader in EVs and autonomous vehicles. The Japanese automaker will add a new range extender engine for its electric vehicles in hopes of relieving range anxiety. In addition, it will begin rolling out its […]

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Tesla Adds 75 kWh Version to Model S Lineup appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Tesla Motors has added another trim level to the Model S lineup – a 75 kWh version. The 75 Model S was quietly added as the fourth version over the weekend, and is now a standalone offering that joins the 60 kWh, 90D and P90D variants. Earlier this month, Tesla announced the re-introduction of the […]

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Electric Racers Finish 2nd and 3rd At Pikes Peak Hill Climb appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Rhys Millen, last year’s Pikes Peak Hillclimb winner, bettered his own electric modified division record yesterday during this year’s competition. Racing the four-wheel drive 1,368 horsepower Drive eO PP1100 electric prototype car, he set a time of 8:57,118, which was nearly 10 seconds faster than last year, and another electric race car record. Despite a faster […]

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Key Questions Remaining Just a Few Months Before 2017 Chevy Bolt Launch appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="With maybe four months to go before the 2017 Chevy Bolt begins rolling off the Orion, Mich. assembly line, important questions remain. The actual start of production is officially a mystery, but a document General Motors released online, then pulled so it could scrub disclosure of an October production start date, has added to insiders’ […]

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Volkswagen Considers China For First Battery Factory appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The Volkswagen Group is trying to decide where to invest billions in one or more factories to manufacture battery cells and packs, and China appears to be on top of the list. Automotive News is reporting that a source close to senior management said, “China is likely one of the first, since we think electromobility […]

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First Karma Revero Brings Carmaking Back to Southern California appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The first Karma Revero plug-in hybrid rolled off the new California assembly line last month, making good on parent company Wanxiang’s earlier U.S. production promises. Karma Automotive opened up its 555,670-square-foot factory in Moreno Valley, Calif. The new assembly plant utilizes tooling and equipment relocated from the Fisker Karma plant in Finland. “A flame-red 1993 […]

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Automakers Face Tightening Rules in Zero-Emission Vehicle Mandate appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Automakers recognize that California’s zero-emission vehicle rules, adopted by nine other states, are tightening up in 2018 and that the deadline is fast approaching. Under California’s ZEV rule, automakers have been able to earn partial credits from sales of hybrids (including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles) and low-emissions conventional vehicles toward their […]

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U.S. Army Begins Driverless Vehicle Tests in Michigan appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A convoy of four U.S. Army trucks was seen recently rumbling down a 21-mile section of I-69 about 40 miles east of Flint, Mich. It’s not an uncommon sight given that the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) is close by in Warren. What made this convoy different from others is the […]

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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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