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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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Audi A7 h-tron combines best of fuel cell and battery pack tech

Audi showed off a new development vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a fuel cell-battery hybrid car called the A7 h-tron.

By November 20, 2014

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Mercedes-Benz: A new kind of alphabet soup

In an attempt to simplify its model names, Mercedes-Benz stirs the pot of alphabet soup, renaming its SUVs and offering new letters for engine types.

By November 11, 2014

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Lamborghini debuts 910 horsepower Asterion plug-in hybrid

Lambo wants in on the new wave of hybrid supercars, so it's brought the 910-horsepower Asterion concept to the 2014 Paris Motor Show.

By October 2, 2014

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Toyota improves semiconductor tech in hybrids, 10 percent mpg gains

By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.

By May 20, 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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Tesla gigafactory site choice due soon--Or, maybe two sites

Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't just planning one site for the company's future battery gigafactory--he's actually looking at two.

By April 30, 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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Had to happen: Hacking into a Tesla Model S electric car

One Model S owner hacks his car, and gets a warning from Tesla.

By April 7, 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