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hybrid plug-ins


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Sparks will fly over GM, Toyota plug-ins

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

By September 22, 2008


'Smart' electric grids to ease zap from plug-ins?

Department of Energy-funded project is testing fast chargers and "smart" electrical grids for controlling a potential strain on resources from plug-in hybrid vehicles.

By July 22, 2008