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Hybrids to ‘Rule the Future,’ Study Says

Hybrids to ‘Rule the Future,’ Study Says

New research suggests that hybrid-drive automobiles are likely to dominate the green segment for a decade or more, edging out battery-electric cars as the alternative genre’s top choice. Inside Science…

EV Owners Opting for Solar Homes

EV Owners Opting for Solar Homes

More than a half-million businesses and homes now have solar power installations that gather energy from the sun. Owners of electric and other types of plug-in vehicles are increasingly choosing…

Natural Gas Chevy Impala a ‘Game Changer’

Natural Gas Chevy Impala a ‘Game Changer’

Corporate decision makers at both Chevrolet and Honda have recently decided to devote more research and funding to the development of natural gas technology. Before year’s end, Chevy will begin…

Calif. Emissions Down, Thanks to EV & Hybrid Cars

Calif. Emissions Down, Thanks to EV & Hybrid Cars

Fresh data from Next 10, a non-profit that studies auto emissions and energy consumption, shows a direct connection between increased hybrid car sales and lower pollutants in California. In fact,…

What Green Fuel Does Wall Street Love?

What Green Fuel Does Wall Street Love?

Several financial media sources this week noted that one energy sector in particular is outperforming others by significant margins. Fuel cell company stocks have witnessed a 138 percent rise in…

EVs to Rev Up Stock Market, Experts Say

EVs to Rev Up Stock Market, Experts Say

Wall Street gurus have recently been opining all over the Internet and print media about the near-term future of automotive technology. The collective wisdom of the financial media sees the…

HOV Stickers in Calif.: Going, Going, Gone

HOV Stickers in Calif.: Going, Going, Gone

The state of California is running out of green HOV stickers, and many people are wondering what will happen to hybrid owners who apply for one after the limit is…

Hyundai’s Fuel-cell Intrado a Surprising Stunner

Hyundai’s Fuel-cell Intrado a Surprising Stunner

Hyundai’s latest version of the fuel-cell ix35, known as the Intrado, will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show next March. The crossover takes its name from the world of…

Clean Diesel Vehicles Gaining Market Share

Clean Diesel Vehicles Gaining Market Share

A study by the Fuels Institute, a non-profit research organization and think tank, has found that diesel vehicles will build considerable market share between now and the early 2020s. Though…

Car Challenge Rates Popular Diesels and Hybrids

Car Challenge Rates Popular Diesels and Hybrids

Motor Trend recently conducted an extensive comparison of five popular diesel and hybrid cars, measuring each on a wide array of parameters. Volkswagen’s Jetta Hybrid and Jetta TDI, Honda’s Civic…

Bi-fuel Impala Ready by 2015

Bi-fuel Impala Ready by 2015

With hopes of selling at least 1,000 units the first year out, GM has announced it will sell a 2015 Impala that is able to run on either gasoline or…

The Top 5 Most EV-Friendly Cities

The Top 5 Most EV-Friendly Cities

Recent survey data shows that more than 50 percent of all plug-in vehicles sold in the U.S. end up in just five metropolitan areas. R.L. Polk’s wide-ranging consumer surveys revealed…

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