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Ford sees strong sales increase for hybrids and EVs

Automotive News reports on Ford's projections for hybrid and electric car sales.

By January 14, 2011


Buffett-backed EV car maker set to enter U.S. in '12

BYD, the Chinese car maker backed by investor Warren Buffett, plans to enter the mass U.S. auto market with its e6 electric model in about a year.

By January 11, 2011


Study finds automaker-consumer disconnect on EVs

IBM survey finds there is solid consumer interest in all-electric cars, but automakers still have to invest in bringing costs down and educating consumers for EVs to take hold widely.

By January 10, 2011


Charging stations to line 'EV freeway' in Tennessee

Tennessee Valley Authority and Ecotality tout blueprint to connect three cities covering about 425 miles of road with public and home charging stations.

By September 8, 2010


Alert sounds for EVs are one step closer to becoming a requirement

The U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 841, The Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act. Now the legislation moves to the White House.

By December 17, 2010


GM Daewoo eyes role as EV development center

Automotive News reports on GM's Daewoo division's plans for electric vehicle development.

By December 13, 2010


China pushes to be EV leader

Automotive News reports on China's growing electric vehicle development.

By December 7, 2010


GE plans centers to promote EVs to fleets

Automotive News reports on GE's plans to build a charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

By November 30, 2010


Hertz adds more EV options

Rental car giant partners with Coda Automotive to augment its California rental fleet with 100 electric sedans that get up to 120 miles on a charge.

By November 23, 2010


Toyota lays out green-car push with hybrids, EVs

Auto maker says one of its 11 new hybrid cars to be rolled out by the end of 2012 would be a compact with fuel efficiency exceeding 94 mpg, the highest for a gasoline-electric model.

By November 18, 2010