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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.

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.

Intelligent Charging Infrastructure for New Electric Vehicles
Momentum continues for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Will consumers buy or lease EVs in large numbers? Yes, if a few problems are overcome.

Hybrid Car News

Latest Job Postings by Google Suggest it’s Gearing Up for Manufacturing appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Google’s X self-driving car project has posted a number of job listings, looking mostly for individuals with expertise in manufacturing. Exactly thirty six jobs were posted searching for engineers who could work on displays, robotics, sensors and motion control. Jobs for managers in charge of operations, materials and marketing were also posted. It’s no secret […]

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Chevy Bolt Headed to Europe As Opel Ampera-e appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="When GM announced the Volt-based Opel/Vauxhall Ampera was being killed due to lack of sales in Europe, it promised a replacement would come, and sure enough it has – the Chevy Bolt rebadaged. To be called the Ampera-e, the new Opel was revealed by CEO Mary Barra yesterday at the CAR Symposium in Bochum, Germany, […]

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In Surreal Oil Lands, Tesla is ‘Not a Dream’ – Video appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="A video portraying a “surreal land of oil & gas” and a Tesla Model S makes points about the disruptive automaker and automotive electrification. Tesla head Elon Musk expressed approval on Twitter saying simply “Love this video” made by the Freise Brothers. Musk followed up to say this was not a direct promo. “Should mention […]

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Musk: Tesla Model 3 Reservations Start March 31 – (Just) $1,000 Required appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Tesla is expected to reveal tidbits of info leading to its March 31 Model 3 reveal, but first, it wants you to know reservations for $1,000 will be accepted then. This news was disclosed via Twitter today by company chief Elon Musk who added there will be no Signature edition but Tesla stores will be […]

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Kia Introduces the Niro in Chicago appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Kia’s big on bringing rock n’roll to the Chicago Auto Show – literally. As in years past, the brand brought out a rock band – this year, the band members were all teenage students at a Chicago-area music school – to help usher in its latest new models. This year’s crop of Chicago intros includes […]

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California Mulls Unlimited HOV Lane Access For Plug-in Hybrids To 2019 And EVs To 2025 appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="If all amendments to present law proposed by a governor’s budget trailer bill now making the rounds are adopted, California could remove the cap on plug-in hybrid green solo-access HOV stickers to 2019 and extend already unlimited white stickers for EVs into 2025. The HOV access perk adopted early this decade for qualified plug-in cars […]

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Study: Volvo City Safety System Reduces Rear-End Crashes by 41 Percent appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has conducted an academic study on Volvo‘s City Safety system. Standard on all Volvos sold in the U.S., City Safety includes a host of safety technologies such as automatic emergency braking and forward collision warnings. IIHS found in its study that the system in 2011-2012 Volvo S60 and […]

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‘Upside-down’ Business Model Will ‘Kill’ Tesla, Says Bob Lutz appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="It’s not the first time former General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz poked Tesla, and this week on CNBC he advised investors to flee while also noting the Chevy Bolt will be a loss leader for GM. In light of cheap gasoline and reduced electric car sales, Lutz minced no words in outlining a dire […]

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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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