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Plug-In Hybrids

 
2009 Volvo V70 Plug-in Hybrid Demonstrator

Volvo Will Bring Diesels And Plug-in Hybrids To U.S.

Struggling Swedish automaker Volvo announced back in June that it will releasing a new plug-in hybrid vehicle by 2012 as the latest step under its ‘DRIVe Towards Zero’ eco-campaign. Late last month Volvo CEO Stephen O'Dell reaffirmed the company's plans to get the diesel-electric... read more

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2009 Mercedes-Benz E-Cell Plus concept car

Mercedes-Benz Brings Back BlueZERO Concepts For Frankfurt Auto Show

  Though most of the world associates green with environmentally-friendly technologies, Mercedes-Benz and a few others use the color blue to denote their ecologically... read more September 3, 2009 by 


 
Fisker Karma at Laguna Seca

Fisker Karma Plug-in Hybrid Makes Public Driving Debut At Laguna Seca

Fisker Automotive's long awaited plug-in hybrid Karma sedan had previously only ever been seen in its complete production-ready form in photographs and at car shows, but for... read more August 17, 2009 by 


 
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2011 Chevrolet Volt Expects 230mpg EPA City Rating

Fans of the Chevrolet Volt have followed its development closely, but few even of the faithful expected to see numbers as big as the ones coming out of General Motors today... read more August 11, 2009 by 


 
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Buick's Second New Crossover Aveo-Sized?

This morning's announcement from GM on a future Buick plug-in hybrid confirmed the presence of a second crossover vehicle--and according to one industry source, it's not just... read more August 6, 2009 by 


 
Aptera 2e interior sketch teaser

Aptera releases teaser sketch for 2e interior

In March of last year, Aptera announced it had done all the development necessary to head to production, and that all it needed was to move into acquiring the right equipment... read more July 29, 2009 by 


 
2009 Dodge Circuit EV

Dodge exec: Circuit EV headed for production

Chrysler intends to launch its first all-electric model by next year according to a recent interview with Lou Rhodes, Chrysler's ENVI division president, and unlike its... read more July 21, 2009 by 


 
Volkswagen electric car

Report: Karmann survives on electric car lifeline from VW

German independent vehicle manufacturer Karmann shut its doors for the last time late last month as the company heads into bankruptcy but the move may not be final according... read more July 9, 2009 by 


 
Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid

Fisker signs deal with Quantum to source Karma plug-in hybrid system

While big brand automakers like Toyota and General Motors are still more than a year away from launching their respective plug-in hybrid vehicles, small start-ups such as... read more July 8, 2009 by 


 
Plug-in hybrid Toyota Prius

Report: Toyota plans to mass produce plug-in hybrids by 2012

Toyota has already confirmed it will release a plug-in hybrid vehicle powered by next-generation lithium-ion batteries in Japan, the U.S. and Europe sometime next year but... read more July 6, 2009 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt pre-production prototype

First pre-production Chevrolet Volt prototypes hit the road

You may think you've already seen the 2011 Chevrolet Volt inside and out (online at least) but in truth you've only seen mock-ups. The first real, complete pre-production... read more June 25, 2009 by 


 
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Tesla will use DOE funding for Model S and electric drivetrain factories

Despite its small size, Tesla Motor Company, builder of the famed Roadster electric sports car, is as embattled as any major manufacturer these days. Between a lawsuit from a... read more June 25, 2009 by 


 
2010 Buick Enclave

Report: Buick to get two-mode hybrid for new crossover

If the rumors are true, General Motors may be in the process of developing a new Buick crossover - with a new two-mode plug-in hybrid engine that should take the alternative... read more June 16, 2009 by 


 
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Toyota to lease 500 Prius plug-in hybrids this year, 150 coming to U.S.

It's important to have a broad perspective in the auto business - tunnel-vision has been one of the biggest criticism of the American automakers. But seeing beyond the trees... read more June 3, 2009 by 


 
Chrysler ENVI electric vehicle fleet

Chrysler unveils $448 million electric vehicle plan

Chrysler today submitted three proposals outlining a $448-million plan to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in order to rapidly bring electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in... read more May 26, 2009 by 


 
Volkswagen Mark VI Golf TwinDrive

VW and BYD sign deal to work together on electric cars

During an informational visit by the Chinese carmaker BYD (Build Your Dreams), company chairman Wang Chuanfu and the CEO of Volkswagen Martin Winterkorn signed a memorandum... read more May 25, 2009 by 


 
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