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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
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Articles

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 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.

Updated car stickers to include environmental info
Will your new car get an A in fuel efficiency? A government proposal may add letter grades to showroom window stickers on new cars and trucks to reflect a vehicle's overall fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions.

Hybrid Car News

Fisker’s New Owners Want Karma Re-Launched, Second Model Within 3 Years appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="In addition to re-launching the Karma series hybrid, Fisker Automotive’s new owners hope to introduce a second plug-in model within the next three years. However, both Lu Guanqiu, chairman and founder of Wanxiang Group Co., which bought Fisker during a bankruptcy auction earlier this year, and Pin Ni, president of the company’s U.S. unit, are […]

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GM Will Reportedly Build Chevy Sonic EV With 200 Mile Range appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Just a few days ago there were several individual stories floating out there – each potentially unrelated but important nonetheless. First, the news that Opel was killing its Ampera plug-in hybrid, then LG Chem announced that it was working on a 200-mile-range EV with one automaker (but not confirming which one). Next was the bit […]

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Chevrolet Provides 12 Volts To MBAs Across America appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Chevrolet announced it is providing 12 extended-range electric Volts to help expand a unique program that matches local entrepreneurs and MBA students committed to revitalizing small businesses across America known as MBAs Across America. MBAs Across America launched last year when four first-year Harvard MBA students drove 8,000 miles across the country, offering free business […]

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Unique BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition Created appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="In celebration of the U.S. arrival of the BMW i8, BMW created a one-of-a-kind 2014 BMW i8 Concours d’Elegance Edition. This special one-off i8 will be auctioned during the weekend of the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, ahead of the official BMW i8 fall sale date. BMW said the car will be distinguished by a […]

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Elon Musk Believes 500-Mile Range EVs Possible Soon appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Not content to let Tesla rest on its laurels with the highest 265-mile EPA-rated range of the Model S 85, company CEO Elon Musk figures making an electric vehicle with over 500 miles of range wouldn’t take long to develop. Musk, who was being interviewed by Auto Express, said Tesla could do it “quite soon, […]

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McLaren Previews P1 GTR Ahead of Pebble Beach appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Next month McLaren will show what may be the world’s most expensive and powerful hybrid at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The P1 GTR design concept is a track-focused machine designed after customers asked for such a creation, and the estimated $3,357,000 car is due to go into production after the last of 375 […]

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Polaris GEM Launching 2015 Lineup Of EVs appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The 2015 line of Polaris GEM electric vehicles is now available. GEM said the lineup of transport e2, e4, e6 and light-utility vehicles eS, eL, eL XD, eM1400 feature zero-emissions and are equipped to seat two-to-six people and haul up to 1,450 pounds of payload. New for 2015, Polaris GEM is launching the eM1400 LSV […]

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Michael Allman Joins VIA’s Board Of Directors appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="VIA Motors is strengthening its ranks. CEO John Weber announced earlier this week that Michael Allman, an energy industry leader, has joined VIA’s board of directors. “We are very pleased to welcome Mr. Allman to the VIA Motors Board,” said Weber. “Michael is a respected industry leader in the energy space and brings to VIA […]

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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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