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extended-range hybrid

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Hokies win EcoCAR competition with an extended-range EV

Students from Virginia Tech University this week garnered first place in the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge with the team's extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) using E85 (ethanol).

By June 17, 2011

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Car Tech 101: Plug-in hybrids vs. range extender hybrids

The Plug-in hybrid and range extender hybrid are still mystifying, so we've got the simple bottom line on the murky difference between them.

By October 15, 2012

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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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Boeing's 777X plans: Big windows, lots of air, and robot manufacturing

The company is copying passenger-friendly details from its 787 Dreamliner into its upcoming 777X wide-body passenger jet, the company announces at the Farnborough airshow.

By July 15, 2014

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Do the BMW i3 and i8 electric cars pose a threat to Tesla?

A report on Barron's looks at BMW's long-term commitment to electric vehicles and suggests it represents a market threat to Tesla Motors.

By May 9, 2014

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Reborn Fisker hopes for better Karma by 2015

Reports indicate Fisker's new Chinese owners aiming for a revival of the range extender electric Karma sports car.

By April 24, 2014

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In the age of Prius and Tesla, can the Chevy Volt succeed? We ask GM.

After a little more than three years on the market, the plug-in hybrid Volt is approaching 60,000 units sold. Is that enough momentum to compete with the mind share of the Prius and Tesla? We ask General Motors.

By April 12, 2014

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2016 Chevrolet Volt to launch next year: What we know so far

GM will likely show off a 2016 version of its Chevrolet Volt next year, which should come in at a lower cost and be improved all around.

By March 19, 2014

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New Fiskers will have V-8s or batteries, Wanxiang says

Chinese auto parts supplier Wanxiang plans to offer repurposed Fisker Karma's with V-8 engines capable of bringing the car to 200 mph.

By February 21, 2014

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Asus' 2013 lineup will transform your life

Here's a look at why we're excited about Asus' 2013 lineup of tablets and laptops.

By September 12, 2013