Archive for August, 2012

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Gas and Electric Hybrids are Still Dominating Fully Electric Offerings

Posted on 25. Aug, 2012 by .

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With the release of the much-awaited Tesla Model S, it is reported to start selling at $50,000 and when compared over other offerings, it’s considered to be decent with its electric engine. GM’s Chevy Volt is priced at $39,145, which is a gasoline and electric hybrid; it is the best EV in its segment. The [...]

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Fisker Karma Recalled Over Cooling Fan

Posted on 22. Aug, 2012 by .

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Fisker, the hybrid automaker is eventually recalling its luxury plug-in sedan, Karma to change the cooling fan as it’s considered to have caused a fire earlier in August 2012. The automaker said that it has finished its analysis and study into the vehicle fire on August 10th in Woodside, California with the help of another [...]

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2013 Jetta Hybrid

Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by .

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According to Volkswagen, 2013 Jetta Hybrid achieves 45mpg combined, which is 5mpg fewer than Toyota Prius. There are 2 kinds of VW customers in United States and hence automaker is offering 2 types of highly fuel efficient Jettas for 2013. The hybrid model from VW is likely to compete with Honda Civic and Toyota Prius [...]

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Strong Growth of Hybrid Diesel Cars in US

Posted on 09. Aug, 2012 by .

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With the rise in gasoline price, the clean-diesel technology continues to rule America’s automotive sales. The sales of the vehicles with diesel engine combined with hybrid technology are climbing in significant level. VW plans to increase the output of Passat sedan, powering turbo direct injection diesel engine as there is a high demand for this [...]

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Plug-in Hybrid Competes with Other Top Models

Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by .

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Cutthroat competition, which characterizes the auto market of United States, is starting to dip into new segment of the auto industry – rechargeable cars. Company has announced the price for new C-max Energi plug-in version. After taking several federal tax credits into consideration the complete amount will depend on the battery size in the car. [...]

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