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Seattle Fire Department Amublances With Retrofit Hybrid Sytem Increases Fuel Efficiency; City Ordering More - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Wed, 2016-11-30 14:38

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Seattle Fire Department Amublances With Retrofit Hybrid Sytem Increases Fuel Efficiency; City Ordering More
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Its Medic One Ford E-450 ambulances equipped with XL Hybrid's retrofit XL3 hybrid system have over the past nine months increased mpg by 23 percent, and reducing tailpipe CO2 emissions by 19 percent. Miles driven per gallon measures MPG while the ...

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Obama White House Hosts First-Ever 'Electric Vehicle Datathon' Today - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Wed, 2016-11-30 06:37

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Obama White House Hosts First-Ever 'Electric Vehicle Datathon' Today
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The White House earlier this month announced a series of electric-car charging corridors and anticipates that it will be among the potential sources that will generate new data. The corridor plan calls on the Department of Transportation to establish ...

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NHTSA Issues Safety Guidelines for GM's Super Cruise System - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-11-29 19:59

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NHTSA Issues Safety Guidelines for GM's Super Cruise System
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General Motors will be launching its Super Cruise system in 2017, but the vehicle will stop automatically if drivers are not attentive. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a letter to GM that the semi-autonomous Super Cruise ...

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Otto Self-Driving Truck Tests in Ohio; Violated Nevada Regulations - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-11-29 19:48

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Otto Self-Driving Truck Tests in Ohio; Violated Nevada Regulations
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Uber-owned Otto's self-driving big rig truck took to the road in Ohio yesterday in the first of two tests in the state. The demonstration, with a driver behind the steering wheel as a safety percaution, traveled a 35-mile stretch of U.S. Route 33 ...

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While It's Not the Chevy Bolt, the 2017 Ford Focus EV Does Offer Increased Range - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-11-29 19:48

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While It's Not the Chevy Bolt, the 2017 Ford Focus EV Does Offer Increased Range
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Ford Motor Co. is being quiet about a 51 percent range increase in the 2017 Ford Focus EV. During the Los Angeles Auto Show, keen-eyed reporters spotted the new specification – the new Focus EV will travel 115 miles on a single charge from a ...

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2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-11-29 16:41

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Review
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Among hybrid cars, the five-passenger family sedan segment is the most competitive, and the Ford Fusion Hybrid is America's best-selling example. Since the launch of Ford's coupe-silhouette sedan in October 2012 for the 2013 model year, the Fusion ...

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European Electric Carmakers Announce Major Ultra-Fast Charging Network - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-11-29 15:16

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European Electric Carmakers Announce Major Ultra-Fast Charging Network
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If things go to plan for a pervasive ultra-fast charging network in Europe, by 2020 automakers will make publically recharging electric cars as convenient as a fuel station stop. That's the takeaway from an ambitious collaboration announced today by ...

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Audi and Porsche Vying With VW Over Electric Car Leadership - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Mon, 2016-11-28 20:48

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Audi and Porsche Vying With VW Over Electric Car Leadership
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In-house fighting is stirring up rivalry between Volkswagen and its Audi and Porsche premium brands as the automaker cuts costs to face the diesel emissions cheating scandal. Senior executives have spoken to Reuters about the internal conflict to ...

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Mazda, Subaru and Toyota Being Drawn To Electric Cars - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Mon, 2016-11-28 19:21

Mazda, Subaru and Toyota Being Drawn To Electric Cars
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The days of building “compliance cars” in small numbers to look good in strict markets like California may be over for Japanese automakers and their peers.

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New Rule Requires Quiet Electric, Hybrid Cars To Emit Sound Alerts ... - NPR

Hybrid Car News - Sat, 2016-11-26 14:25

New Rule Requires Quiet Electric, Hybrid Cars To Emit Sound Alerts ...
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The problem with those quiet electric cars and hybrids? They're too quiet. This month rules were finalized requiring automakers to install speakers in cars to emit ...

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Self-driving cars go public; Uber offers rides in Pittsburgh - Yahoo News

Hybrid Car News - Thu, 2016-08-18 21:45

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Self-driving cars go public; Uber offers rides in Pittsburgh
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Uber employees stand by self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid cars during testing of the vehicles, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Pittsburgh. Uber said that passengers in Pittsburgh will be able to summon rides in self-driving cars with the touch of a ...
Will Uber's self-driving cars be a good thing for Pittsburgh?Curbed
Uber's First Self-Driving Fleet Arrives in Pittsburgh This MonthBloomberg
Rethinking transportation - UberUber
Volvo Car Group - Volvo Cars
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Samsung Confirms It's Giving Thought to EVs - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Thu, 2016-08-18 21:32

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Samsung Confirms It's Giving Thought to EVs
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The electronics company already makes batteries for BMW EVs, and it's been rumored to be thinking of building its own electric car before, but now it appears that the company's vice chairman has confirmed it. Rival Apple has long been rumored to be ...

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W Motors Debuts ICONIQ Seven Electric Minivan at Pebble Beach - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Thu, 2016-08-18 20:13

W Motors Debuts ICONIQ Seven Electric Minivan at Pebble Beach
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Monterey Car Week, a part of the Concours d'Elegance at Pebble Beach, in northern California has become a showcase for concept and production luxury car introductions. But yesterday's reveal at the event by a joint project between a Beirut, Lebanon and ...

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Chinese Air Conditioning Maker Investing $2 Billion in Electric ... - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Thu, 2016-08-18 19:17

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Chinese Air Conditioning Maker Investing $2 Billion in Electric ...
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China's largest air-conditioning manufacturer Gree will be investing $2 billion in shares to buy a Chinese company that builds electric buses, lithium batteries, ...

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Canadian Startup Eyes Online Sales Model For Electrified Vehicles - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Thu, 2016-08-18 17:10

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Canadian Startup Eyes Online Sales Model For Electrified Vehicles
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The three founders of EVEN, and auto industry observers, see a level of friction between dealers and car shoppers on plug-in electrified vehicle and hybrid sales with growing market opportunities for a startup to fill the void. “The traditional ...
Electric-vehicle plan hits roadblock at minister's officeCBC.ca

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Ford Model E Battery Electric, Plug-in Hybrid And Hybrid Planned ... - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Thu, 2016-08-18 04:00

Ford Model E Battery Electric, Plug-in Hybrid And Hybrid Planned ...
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Ford has plans to produce a 'family' of Model E vehicles with various levels of electrification according to a future-product guide by Automotive News.

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VW Brand Chief Projects '250″ to '373' Mile Range Electric Car Coming In 2019 - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Wed, 2016-08-17 19:31

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VW Brand Chief Projects '250″ to '373' Mile Range Electric Car Coming In 2019
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A new VW Group electric car expected to surpass the 200-mile benchmark will be rolled out in 2019, according to VW brand chief Herbert Diess. More specifically, Diess told German publication Wirtschafts Woche that the all-electric car will travel ...
VW to debut a new electric car with ~300 miles of range next month in ParisElectrek

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt Supplier LG Electronics Starts Its Assembly Line This Month - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Wed, 2016-08-17 18:51

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt Supplier LG Electronics Starts Its Assembly Line This Month
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The actual production date in U.S. has also not been announced, but a pdf GM released in May this year, then retracted, indicated October was the month, and it has publicly said cars are due for sale by year's end. For those of you wishing to glean ...

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Netherlands On The Road To Ban Gas And Diesel Cars By 2025 - Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-08-16 21:28

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Netherlands On The Road To Ban Gas And Diesel Cars By 2025
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In the future, you may only see electric cars on Dutch roads, as the Netherlands is in the throes of an outright ban of new cars fueled by gasoline or diesel fuel. Pending legislation would permit only zero emission cars powered by either batteries or ...
The Netherlands Moving to Ban Diesel and Gas CarsYale Climate Connections

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Are Hybrid Cars Still A Worthy Investment In 2016? - Huffington Post - Huffington Post

Hybrid Car News - Tue, 2016-08-16 14:03

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Are Hybrid Cars Still A Worthy Investment In 2016? - Huffington Post
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There was once a time when hybrid vehicles were considered the future of motoring. With calls to cut down on the use of fuel guzzling traditional motors,...

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