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Hybrid Car News Page 25


Top Gear's New Hammerhead Eagle i-Thrust, Rival to the Volt

In brief: The guys at Top Gear (a British automotive show) decided to design and build a rival for the Chevrolet Volt and thus the Hammerhead Eagle i-... Read More


DOE's AVTA Completes a Million Miles of Plug-In Hybrid Testing

In brief: The Department of Energy's (DOE) Advanced Vehicles Testing Activity (AVTA) at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) completed 1 million miles of p... Read More


Volvo's Prototype Garbage Truck Gets Hybrid Upgrade

In brief: After a year and a half of field testing, Volvo Trucks is upgrading their hybrid refuse (garbage) truck with a re-vamped hybrid drive train.... Read More


Pike Research Predicts Hybrid Vehicles to Reach 4 Million Units by 2015

In brief: Pike Research predicts that cumulative sales of hybrid vehicles between now and 2015 will total 4 million worldwide. The word Pike... Read More


U.S. Army Testing a New Hybrid Vehicle for Spec Ops

In brief: Called the CERV, the diesel-electric hybrid is meant for special operations forces. Vehicle in the news Make/Model: CERV Manufacturer... Read More


Toyota Prius Wagon and SUV in Development

In brief: With the huge success of the hybrid Prius, Toyota is readying the next obvious step: a station wagon and an SUV based on the platform. Ve... Read More


2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid to be Available Next Week

In brief: The 2010 Mercedes-Benz ML450 Hybrid crossover hits showrooms tomorrow. Vehicle in the news Make/Model: ML450 Hybrid Manufacturer: Mer... Read More


2011 Buick Regal to Be a Hybrid? Even a Plug-In?

In brief: Conflicting sources say the new Buick Regal will be a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid, or a regular gas engine. Vehicle in the news Make/Mode... Read More


Hybrid Buses Hit the Streets of Lubbock, Texas

In brief: Six new diesel hybrid-electric buses begin service in Lubbock, Texas this month, amid controversy over their value. Vehicle in the news ... Read More


Ferrari Will Make a Hybrid

In brief: Italian automaker Ferrari has announced that they will make a hybrid before 2014. Vehicle in the news Make/Model: 612 Scaglietti Manu... Read More


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