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  • More miles per gallon: Options for fuel efficient cars growing

    More miles per gallon: Options for fuel efficient cars growing

    by Chris Oberholtz, Erika Tallan, Laura McCallister, Alan Shope KCTV5 News March 7, 2013 Thursday is the first full day of the Kansas City Auto Show… There are lots to see, including new features meant to save people money down the road. Automakers have to make new cars more fuel efficient. Read more and see video…

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  • GM Said to Target Up to 20% Growth for Volt Cars in 2013

    GM Said to Target Up to 20% Growth for Volt Cars in 2013

    by Tim Higgins Bloomberg February 27, 2013 General Motors Co. is planning to build as many as 36,000 Chevrolet Volts and other plug-in hybrids for worldwide delivery this year, 20 percent more than in 2012, two people familiar with the effort said… The 36,000 target is “probably a doable number,” Jim Hall, principal of consultancy 2953 Analytics, said. “It will have a full calendar year in Europe” and GM will probably sell more this year now that the Volt is [...]

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  • Green cars: New energy at Chicago Auto Show

    Green cars: New energy at Chicago Auto Show

    by Rick Popely Special to the Chicago Tribune February 12, 2013 It won’t take eye-popping horsepower to get noticed at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. This year’s big McCormick Place breakout comes with a different set of specs. Fuel-economy estimates should at least raise eyebrows when nearly 1,000 cars and trucks go on display Feb. 9 through 18. Read more…

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  • A look at the green cars at the Chicago Auto Show

    A look at the green cars at the Chicago Auto Show

    by Marni Pyke Daily Herald February 11, 2013 Electric? Hybrid? Compressed natural gas? Diesel? We’ve hurtled from a few alternate fuel options at the Chicago Auto Show in years past to a green car explosion in 2013 that can be bewildering for consumers looking to save money on gas and save the planet at the same time. Thankfully, I’ve got Chicago Area Clean Cities Vice Chair John Walton to offer some analysis. Read more…

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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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  • 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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