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Chrysler: Mild hybrids coming, says electric cars 'overblown by media'

During a presentation of its five-year product plan, a Chrysler spokesman said the company would focus on mild hybrid drivetrains in its vehicles.

By May 8, 2014

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2012 Buick Regal with eAssist to start at $29,530, Regal GS at $35,310

Buick announced pricing today for the 2012 Regal with eAssist, starting at $29,530, and the 2012 Regal GS starting at $35,310 including destination charges.

By August 5, 2011

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Check out the 2012 Buick Regal with eAssist and Regal GS

The 2012 Regal with eAssist comes from pairing the direct-injected 2.4L four-cylinder Ecotec engine with a lithium ion battery system and electric motor-generator that enables regenerative braking capability. The Regal GS offers 270 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque while still delivering an estimated 27 mpg on the highway.

6 Images By August 5, 2011

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2012 Buick LaCrosse, with eAssist, to start at $29,960

General Motors announced that the 2012 Buick LaCrosse with eAssist will be priced starting at $29,960 before an $860 destination charge.

By June 8, 2011

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Buick updates tech in 2014 LaCrosse

Buick released photos of and details about the 2014 LaCrosse, a car that will make its public debut during the 2013 New York auto show.

By March 25, 2013

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GM's eAssist 'mild hybrid' to juice Buick mileage

General Motors' second-generation mild hybrid technology, which improves mileage by 25 percent, will be used in upcoming Buick Regal model and potentially other cars.

By February 8, 2011

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The hybrid premium: How much more does a hybrid car cost?

Hybrid cars tend to cost a bit more than their equivalent nonhybrid counterparts, but how much more? CNET looks at a selection of mostly midsize sedans to analyze the differences.

By April 30, 2012

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New Buick LaCrosse makes hybrid standard

Buick's new eAssist mild hybrid system comes as a standard feature on the new LaCrosse, giving this full-size luxury sedan fuel economy in the 30s.

By March 1, 2012

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New lead-acid battery angles for micro hybrids

In the technology race to build energy storage systems for start stop hybrids, Axion Power is pushing an advance on the workhorse lead-acid battery.

By January 6, 2012

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Why Chevy Volt sales matter less than you think

commentary GM won't hit its first-year Volt sales target, a sign that its trophy eco-car appeals mainly to early tech adopters. But a greener image could alert consumers to GM's other fuel-efficient vehicles.

By December 2, 2011