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  • Electric Car Sales to Double in 2013

    Electric Car Sales to Double in 2013

    by Anton Wahlman The Street February 4, 2013 Sales of plug-in electric and hybrid cars in the U.S. basically tripled in 2012, from little over 17,000 cars to little over 50,000 cars… Whatever the number will be in 2013, it will be a lot higher than it was in 2012, and in 2014 it will be higher still. I can guarantee it. Read more…

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  • Ford Sees Fivefold Surge in U.S. Hybrid Sales on Way to Record

    Ford Sees Fivefold Surge in U.S. Hybrid Sales on Way to Record

    by Craig Trudell, Bloomberg News, Jan. 30 2013 Ford Motor Co. (F), which has introduced five new electric-powered models in the past year, expects its sales of hybrid vehicles to surge by fivefold in January to start a record year for the company. Ford will report that it sold more than 6,000 hybrid cars and utilities, led by the Fusion and C-Max models, this month, up from 1,209 a year earlier, the Dearborn, Michigan-based company said in an e-mailed statement. […]

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  • Europe’s Big Bet on EVs and Hybrids

    Europe’s Big Bet on EVs and Hybrids

    by Christopher F. Schuetze International Herald Tribune January 28, 2012 If you build it, they will come. That’s the bet behind an ambitious plan to boost the number of electric vehicles and hybrids plying European roads by making electric charging stations nearly as common as gas stations. The European Union wants to build a half million charging stations by 2020. Read more…

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  • Hybrid cars are near a tipping point

    Hybrid cars are near a tipping point

    by Jim Motavalli Mother Nature Network January 24, 2012 …According to Craig Giffi of Deloitte, younger consumers really want fuel efficiency (89 percent want their next car to have better mileage). “Gen Y consumers view hybrid technology as proven and reliable,” Giffi said. It doesn’t hurt that hybrid cars often have the latest shiny infotainment technology, because the survey shows that younger buyers want their vehicle to be an iPad on wheels. Read more…

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  • Young drivers show interest in hybrids, electric cars

    Young drivers show interest in hybrids, electric cars

    by Antony Ingram Guest Blogger The Christian Science Monitro January 21, 2012 The young drivers that are interested in cars are now more excited about green concerns and connectivity, says The Detroit News. A recent study from management consultants McKinsey & Co suggests a car is now less of a status symbol than it was 20 or 30 years ago, but instead a symbol of independence and an advanced life-style. Read more…

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  • Honda will build hybrid Accord in Ohio

    Honda will build hybrid Accord in Ohio

    Associated Press, Jan. 10, 2013 MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Honda says it will start building a new hybrid Accord sedan at its plant in central Ohio this year. The auto maker announced today that it will invest $23 million and add around 50 new jobs at the Marysville plant to build the 2014 Accord hybrid sedan. Read more…

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