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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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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

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.

Rules have changed for car buyers' federal tax breaks
"What kind of tax break can I get on that?" may not be the first thing you ask about the hot-pink hybrid that catches your eye at the auto dealership. But it is worth asking.

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

Mazda6 Diesel Sets 20 Speed Records appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Mazda managed to break 20 speed records with its diesel-powered Mazda6. The company set these 20 records, which are still subject to FIA homologation, at the ATP test oval in Papenburg, Germany. Three Mazda6 SKYACTIV-D 2.2-liter clean diesels completed a 24-hour marathon run on the high-speed track this last weekend, with the front car achieving […]

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Solar Energy For Chevy Cruze Plant appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="General Motors is in the midst of installing solar panels at Ohio’s Lordstown Complex, the plant where GM builds the Chevy Cruze. General Motors said its new 2.2 megawatt ground-mounted solar array will be complete by the end of 2014. When the last of more than 8,500 solar panels are in place, it will be […]

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Global Plug-in Car Sales Now Over 600,000 appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Having started from zero last decade, global acceptance of plug-in electrified vehicles (PEVS) is speeding up and in just the past four months the number grew by 20 percent to 600,000 vehicles sold. This counts only the top-10 countries and their purchases of primarily passenger-oriented, highway legal plug-in hybrids and all-electric vehicles. Of these around […]

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Norway’s EV Market Share Is Skyrocketing Past 15 Percent appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="If anyone was ever tired of hearing about U.S. “compliance cars” by seemingly tepid automakers merely trying to appease regulators, news that EVs now comprise 15 percent of new car sales in Norway could come as a breath of fresh air. As previously reported, the tiny country of 3.2 million people is eager to make […]

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Daimler Sells Tesla Shares appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Yesterday Daimler AG announced it has reorganized its cooperation with Tesla Motors Inc. In doing so, the German automaker terminated the share-price hedge it initiated in 2013 and has sold its approximately 4-percent stake in Tesla. Daimler explained it initially acquired a 9.1 percent interest in Tesla in May 2009 for an estimated $50 million. […]

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2015 Chevrolet Bi-fuel Impala Runs On Biogas appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Chevrolet will commercialize a version of its 2015 Impala sedan that can run on biogas. The Bi-fuel Impala powered by gasoline or compressed natural gas can run on biogas equivalents sourced from fuel providers who process it. One of these is Cleveland-based Quasar Energy Group which uses organic waste to produce the renewable energy source […]

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Nissan EV Taxis For Madrid And Barcelona appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="Nissan has delivered the vehicles that became Madrid and Barcelona’s first 100-percent electric taxis. These first Spanish EV taxis are a Nissan Leaf for Madrid’s taxi fleet and a e-NV200 taxi for Barcelona. Nissan stated the Barcelona deliveries served as an important step in the execution of an agreement between Nissan, the City of Barcelona, […]

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GM Urged Michigan Governor To Sign Anti-Tesla Bill appeared first on HybridCars.com.

]]>" title="The decision to effectively bar Tesla from operating outside of franchised dealers in Michigan follows a statement by General Motors to the state’s governor urging him to do so. “We believe that House Bill 5606 will help ensure that all automotive manufacturers follow the same rules to operate in the State of Michigan; therefore, we […]

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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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