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As the calendar prepares to turn from one year into another, it's time to look ahead to what hybrid vehicles will be the best choice for consumers in 2014.
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In a sign of the strengthening economy, more than 15 million new cars and light trucks will be sold in the United States this year, up from 14.4 million in 2012.
Two U.S. automakers will receive $50 million in tax credits to help build greener vehicles under a tax provision in the 2009 stimulus.
General Motors has announced that Mary Barra will be replacing Dan Akerson as CEO as of mid-January.
It's a solution that would please just about everyone, save Exxon. Find every American household that could theoretically get by with a plug-in vehicle, and make them buy 'em.
It appears that Australians have figured out how to make spectacular American-style muscle cars, and they're willing to share with the British.
According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit group intent on "solving the planet's most pressing problems," less than 1 percent of U.S. motorists drive electric vehicles, despite that 65 percent think EVs are an important part of our transportation future.
In most locations, they have found an audience willing to listen and learn - perhaps at a higher rate than in many other parts of the country.
Finalists have been announced for the coveted North American Car and Truck of the Year competition and already it looks like General Motors is a winner.
He rearranged GM's international operations, put a new man in charge of China, and ordered a halt to the decade-long effort to establish Chevrolet as a budget brand in Europe.
General Motors seemed to take the collective auto enthusiast world's breath away when it released the Cadillac ELR - not because the car was a game changer, looked especially stunning, or represented a significant departure from the status quo .
Having a CEO who has started a rocket company, wants to colonize Mars, has been compared to both Steve Jobs and Iron Man, promises to literally electrify the car industry and has invented a new form of transport in the form of a Hyper loop, has always made it difficult to analyze Tesla Motors .
Today on Green Car Reports: A fix is now available for the Chevrolet Volt's aerodynamic thrumming noise, Ford "considers" greener powertrains for the Mustang, and the BYD Qin plug-in hybrid is now on sale in Costa Rica.
It's become a common part of road testing: Get the car up to speed, then roll down a window to see how bad the drumming and buffeting gets.
The 2014 Cadillac ELR extended-range electric car is based on the Voltec system used in the Chevrolet Volt, but costs more than twice as much.