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8 hrs ago | MSN Money

Ford plans new hybrids to compete with Toyota

Ford Motor Co plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, two sources with knowledge of the company's plans told Reuters on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Ford C-Max, Wagon, Ford, Ford Focus, Toyota Prius c, Toyota Prius v, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet

14 hrs ago | Scientific American

Secretive Company Claims Battery Breakthrough

Sakti3's technology is solid-state battery produced with the same thin-film deposition process used to make flat panel displays and photovoltaic solar cells.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

22 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Nice try, this is no Tesla

On the left, the heavyweight champ of electric cars, the Tesla Model S. On the right, the Mercedes B-class electric.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, The Washington Post Company, Hybrid, Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hatchback, Toyota, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Domestic Fuel

Adomani Ev Bus Approved in California

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan

TreeHugger

Explore how an EV or plug-in would perform on your commute

From apps for locating chargers to EV-specific roadside assistance , we've already seen many ways that technology can help alleviate the much-talked about range anxiety of would-be electric vehicle owners.

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Related Topix: UC Davis, Honda Civic, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Honda, Hatchback, Sedan, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Autos

GreenCarReports

2016 Chevy Volt Price, VW XL1 Influence, Electric-Car Range Logic: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about the future. A low-priced 2016 Chevrolet Volt has the potential to undercut plug-in hybrids while, further out, technology from the Volkswagen XL1 may influence the next Golf compact.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen, Coupe, Hatchback, Volkswagen Golf, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

Could Less-Pricey 2016 Chevy Volt Undercut Plug-In Hybrids?

Now it appears that the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt may possibly have two model variants, one of them targeting a base price of $30,000.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Coupe, Wagon, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze

CanadianDriver

State of Charge: Chevy Volt Road Trip Notes and 2016 Volt Rumours

It seemed appropriate to take a Chevrolet Volt for a family road trip to watch global soccer powerhouses Real Madrid play Manchester United in Michigan.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Travel

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: DOE's $55M in clean car funding; Volt, Fisker leader Posawatz to INRIX

The US Department of Energy is investing over $55 million in 31 projects for more efficient vehicles.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, California, California Government

Sun Aug 17, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

When will electric cars compete in the mainstream market?

Electric-car advocates often take it as an article of faith that electric propulsion will one day compete directly with vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Autoblog

GM files trademark application for 'Chevy Bolt'

Move over Chevy Volt , a little brother could possibly be on the way. General Motors filed a trademark application for both 'Chevrolet Bolt' and 'Bolt' earlier this month, specifically for use as automobile names.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sys-Con Media

McCluskey Chevrolet has many compact car options for Cincinnati drivers

McCluskey Chevrolet now has a wide variety of new Chevrolet vehicles in stock. The dealership is located at Kings Automall and has over 500 vehicles available.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

GreenCarReports

Cadillac ELR Not A Tesla Competitor, GM Exec Acknowledges

Mark Reuss, the head of global product development for General Motors, has acknowledged that GM may not have a vehicle that competes directly with the Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac ELR, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Automakers, General Motors, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

INAUTONEWS

Ford joins automakers tapping into solar power

The No.2 US automaker has long been an advocate of electrically operated vehicles and it now wants to further boost its eco plans through the installment of a massive new solar array, located just outside its suburban Detroit headquarters.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Automakers, General Motors, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Automotive News

GM veteran, Fisker boss Posawatz to join INRIX board

Tony Posawatz, the former vehicle line director for the Chevrolet Volt who also briefly headed Fisker Automotive, has joined the board of directors for telematics company INRIX.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

AutoWeek

Saleen Foursixteen concept coming to Pebble Beach

Saleen Automotive will be unveiling its own special vehicle based on the Tesla Model S at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this weekend .

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Autos

GreenCarReports

Chevrolet Volts In Fleet Use: Might As Well Not Have A Plug

Chevy Volt owners, and even Chevrolet itself, are usually quite proud of the amount of miles the range-extended electric car covers on grid electricity.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Environmental Law, Law

The Car Connection

Most Expensive States, Charger SRT Hellcat, Toyota FT-1 Concept: What's New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection : 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat: The Fastest Sedan In The World Is the 2015 Dodge Charger Hellcat faster than any normal production car-even with a Mercedes AMG, BMW M, or Audi RS badge? That's what Chrysler has now revealed, with this much-anticipated super-sedan .

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Related Topix: Dodge Charger, Sedan, Dodge, SUV, Honda Pilot, Honda, Acura, Acura MDX, Tesla Roadster, Convertible, Electric Vehicle, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Car and Driver

What a Jolt: Next-Gen Base Chevy Volt Could Be Named "Bolt"

Could a cheaper, entry-level Chevrolet Volt be called "Bolt" when the new plug-in hybrid debuts next year? According to a recent trademark filing discovered by GM Authority , yes, it's in the cards.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Autos

Detroit Free Press

GM selling Chevrolets at home and abroad despite circumstances

The 61-year-old Beilein and 19-year-old Hatch are now that close, bonded at the hip by life, loss... Chevrolet sales have held up this year despite the recall and the winding down of its presence in Europe, said Tim Mahoney, Chevy's chief marketing officer.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Marketing

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