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  • Study: Drivers willing to pay to improve fuel economy

    Study: Drivers willing to pay to improve fuel economy

    by Alisa Priddle Detroit Free Press September 12, 2012 More Americans are willing to pay up front for fuel savings over time and are adjusting how they drive to make each drop of fuel go further, according to a new survey by market research firm Penn Schoen Berland… Of survey respondents, 25% said if they had $1,000 in discretionary income to spend on energy savings, they would buy a vehicle with hybrid technology. Read more…

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  • Eaton to Develop Predictive Battery Management Tech for Hybrid Vehicles

    Eaton to Develop Predictive Battery Management Tech for Hybrid Vehicles

    by Philippe Crowe HybridCars August 27, 2012 Eaton Corporation announced today it is working on developing a cost-effective power control system for hybrid vehicles to reduce the size of the system battery without a loss of battery life or vehicle performance… The $2.8 million project is funded jointly between Eaton and a grant from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency… The development project will be led by Eaton’s Innovation Center team in Southfield, Mich., who will work with […]

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  • Hybrids, electrics moving some big trucks

    Hybrids, electrics moving some big trucks

    by Terry Box Special from Dallas Morning News August 26, 2012 Dallas ‚Äî After years of diesel clatter, sweet silence fills the cab of Kevin Knowles’ Frito-Lay delivery truck. The truck, one of 10 electric vehicles in Frito-Lay’s Dallas-area fleet, quietly plies the streets of Wylie, Texas, and Murphy, Texas… Once the soot-belching, big-foot monsters of the highway, giant commercial trucks are slowly becoming more eco-friendly ‚Äî out of necessity. Read more…  

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  • Ford Set to Gain in the Hybrid Vehicle Market

    Ford Set to Gain in the Hybrid Vehicle Market

    by Jeff Siegel, Energy & Capital

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  • Prius escapes niche to break into global top three

    Prius escapes niche to break into global top three

    By ALAN OHNSMAN and YUKI HAGIWARA Bloomberg May 29, 2012 Toyota Motor Corp. (7203)’s Prius, a niche oddity when it went on sale 15 years ago, jumped to the world’s third best-selling car line in the first quarter as U.S. demand and incentives in Japan turned the hybrid into a mainstream hit. Read more…  

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