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  • Electric cars capture 2012 spotlight

    Electric cars capture 2012 spotlight

    by Richard Williamson Scripps Howard News Service December 27, 2012 As this eventful year nears its end, let it be remembered for the rise of the electric car. Sales of plug-in electric cars ‚Äî both hybrids and battery electrics ‚Äî tripled in model year 2012, their second year on the market. Read more…

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  • Electric vehicles proving popular

    Electric vehicles proving popular

    by Brianti Downing The News Herald December 20, 2012 PANAMA CITY ‚Äî What’s the most beloved automobile by its owners? The answer may be shocking. For the second year in a row, Consumer Reports’ ranked the Chevy Volt as the most-loved car by its owners. Also ranking high atop the magazine’s findings was Toyota’s Camry Hybrid, Prius, Prius C and Nissan’s Leaf. Read more…

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  • 2013 Could be a Record Breaker for Fuel Efficiency and Electric Vehicles

    2013 Could be a Record Breaker for Fuel Efficiency and Electric Vehicles

    Looking forward to 2013, I see good news for new car buyers. Showrooms will have an unprecedented number of fuel-efficient models of both the gasoline and electric varieties. Plug-in electric vehicles are set to reach new records for sales and fleet average fuel economy will be at all-time high levels.

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  • Sales Of Hybrids & Electric Cars Surge 73% In 2012

    Sales Of Hybrids & Electric Cars Surge 73% In 2012

    by Richard Read Green Car Reports December 19, 2012 …Mintel says that U.S. sales of hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric cars should reach 440,000 units in 2012 — a 73% improvement over 2011. That’s in keeping with the strong sales figures we’ve noted here. Alternative-fuel vehicles are flying off the lots, and even with a dip in November sales, automakers stand to move 50,000 electric cars this year. Read more…

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  • The future looks bright for high mileage vehicles

    The future looks bright for high mileage vehicles

    by Don Bain Torque News December 19, 2012 Speaking during a new conference today, Alan L. Baum, principal at Baum & Associates and Luke Tonachel, senior vehicles analyst for Natural Resources Defense Council agreed the future could not look better for high mileage vehicles and the American consumer… Read more…

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  • Mayor Greg Ballard: City vehicles to use alternate fuels in 13 years

    Mayor Greg Ballard: City vehicles to use alternate fuels in 13 years

    by Jon Murray Indianapolis Star December 12, 2012 …The city’s new goal of converting the entire city fleet ‚Äî police cruisers and snow plows included ‚Äî to electric, natural gas or hybrid vehicles in the next 13 years appears to stake out new territory for large U.S. cities, though many others have had a head start on Indianapolis. Read more…

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