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Ford confirms hybrid and PHEV C-Max will be built in Spain

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Japan: still the future - Daihatsu unveiled Chevy Volt-like concept 17 years ago

We knew it was too good to be true. Something about the Chevrolet Volt just didn't add up. How did General Motors, a corporate leviathan known showing very little forward thinking in the green car arena (except for the EV-1 ex

Toyota targets China for plug-in Prius tests as soon as possible

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Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo

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Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GT, plug-in hybrid coupe

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Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo

Geely Emgrand GE – Click above for high-res image gallery

Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GT plug-in hybrid coupe

Geely Emgrand GT – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: plug-in chargers could be a $11.75 billion market by 2015

Forecasting the future is not always easy and, sometimes, far from accurate, but we like predictions because they usually give us some idea of what to expect as we move forward. In this instance, the predictions point to a world in which plug-in vehicle chargers are almost as common as gas stations. Well, not quite, but they do suggest that the U.S. will lead the world in something – and that's always worth talking about.

SAE 2010: Argonne Lab director says battery electrics still not ready for mainstream

Don Hillebrand understands electric vehicles and their benefits and limitations. As the director of the Center for Transportation Research at the Argonne National Laboratory, he has done plenty of testing on all kinds of alternative drive vehicles. Speaking to the Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress on Wednesday, Hillebrand acknowledged that despite advances in lithium ion technology, battery electric vehicles still

Quick Spin: 2010 Plug-in Prius prototype is just like your mother's Toyota hybrid, but better

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Can plug-in vehicles make any money before they become outmoded?

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U.S. government to purchase first 100 Chevy Volts and thousands of hybrids *UPDATE

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Report: Traditional, new automakers met at White House today for plug-in hybrid talk

What do the Detroit automakers, Tesla Motors, Fisker Automotive and Honda have in common? Today, someone from each of these companies met with representatives from the Obama administration at the White House. On the table was a discussion of electric vehicles and how utility companies can/will play a role in the roll-out. Even though Obama

BYD F3DM plug-in hybrid goes on sale to private citizens next week

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Report: SEAT to produce IBE electric coupe

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