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hybrid plug-ins

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MIT: Hybrids cleaner than coal-powered plug-ins

MIT report says that betting on auto electrification for autos is the right direction but there's uncertainty around consumers, policy, and prices.

By January 13, 2011

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Volkswagen to produce a range of plug-ins in 2013

At the Vienna Motor Symposium, VW CEO Martin Winterkorn said the company will add a range of plug-in hybrid vehicles to its line up.

By May 6, 2011

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Google Prediction to make Ford plug-ins more efficient

Ford presented a use case scenario for its upcoming plug-in hybrids and Google's Prediction API that would analyze driving patterns to make cars even more fuel efficient.

By May 11, 2011

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ALTe Powertrain Tech retrofits trucks as plug-ins

Are conversions a quicker route to electric vehicles? Start-up has marketing deal to retrofit vans and pick-ups for fleet owners as extended-range EVs.

By April 7, 2011

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Automakers push ahead on plug-ins despite unknowns

Electric-vehicle technology is ready to go. To scale up, automakers need to navigate uncertainties around consumers, fuel prices, and government policies.

By October 14, 2010

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GM's new engine to make its hybrids and plug-ins even more efficient

GM announced its development of a new, more efficient internal combustion engine that will eventually be used to power its line up of hybrid and extended-range plug-in vehicles.

By May 21, 2009

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Report: Toyota to mass-produce plug-ins in 2012

The first plug-in Priuses will be tested next year with plans at Toyota to mass-produce plug-in vehicles in 2012, according to a report in the Nikkei.

By July 6, 2009

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Google revs up smart charging for plug-ins

As part of its work with plug-in electric vehicles, Google is testing software designed to let cars recharge without stressing the grid.

By June 18, 2009

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Sparks will fly over GM, Toyota plug-ins

'Automotive News' reports on tension between GM and Toyota over plug-ins.

By September 22, 2008

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2005 Ford Escape Hybrid AWD 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl CVT)

Ford's 2005 Escape Hybrid, the first hybrid SUV, drives off with a winning combo of power and good fuel economy, but be prepared to pay a premium.

May 11, 2005

3 stars Editors' rating May 11, 2005

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