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plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

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2015 Volvo XC90 Plug-In Hybrid could arrive summer 2015, execs say

Volvo expects to launch its first plug-in hybrid, an SUV, in the US next year.

By January 30, 2014

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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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California extends HOV lane access for plug-in cars to 2019

Drivers of properly decaled, fully electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles will retain access to carpool lanes in California for a few years more.

By September 4, 2013

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BMW combines all-wheel-drive, plug-in hybrid in concept

At the 2013 Frankfurt auto show next month, BMW will display an X5 model SUV concept with a plug-in hybrid drive system.

By August 21, 2013

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Toyota to launch first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for about $70K

Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.

By June 25, 2014

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On the road: 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In

Honda isn't known as a leader in hybrid cars. But between California zero emissions laws and gradually growing consumer demand, it just got into the hybrid game in a big way.

By April 28, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.

By May 28, 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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12,000 miles in an electric vehicle, or bust

Norman Hajjar hopes to set the record for the world's longest car trip powered by electricity. He also wants to make a point about the need to build out US infrastructure for e-vehicles.

By March 29, 2014