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Transportation Secretary LaHood: Rebates May Replace Hybrid Vehicle Tax Credits

Transportation Secretary LaHood: Rebates May Replace Hybrid Vehicle Tax Credits

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Tuesday that car dealers could handle the $7,500 tax credit for hybrid vehicles in the form of upfront, point-of-purchase rebates as soon as 2012,

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Ford And Georgia Tech to Create First Hydraulic Hybrid U.S. School Bus

Ford And Georgia Tech to Create First Hydraulic Hybrid U.S. School Bus

The Ford Motor Company Fund and the Georgia Institute of Technology have joined forces to create the U.S.'s first conversion of a traditional school bus into a hydraulic hybrid vehicle that runs on

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Kia’s First U.S. Hybrid to be Priced at Only $26,500

Kia’s First U.S. Hybrid to be Priced at Only $26,500

o Kia may be a little late to the hybrid party in the U.S., but they're making up for that by setting the base price of the 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid at only $26,500. Stocked with an impressive options

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First Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Test Drives To Take Place at Berlin Challenge Bibendum

First Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid Test Drives To Take Place at Berlin Challenge Bibendum

The first official test drives of the Volvo V60 plug-in hybrid will take place next week during the Michelin Challenge Bibendum, a symposium on sustainable transportation for the future that this year is

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Jaguar Confirms Plans To Build Fastest Jaguar Ever: Hybrid C-X75 Supercar

Jaguar Confirms Plans To Build Fastest Jaguar Ever: Hybrid C-X75 Supercar

It's official: Jaguar confirmed today that it will team up with Williams F1 to build a hybrid supercar successor to its XJ220 model, a follow-through on the stunning concept car that debuted at the Paris

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Honda Executives Hint That They’ll be Bringing the Acura NSX Back as a Hybrid

Honda Executives Hint That They’ll be Bringing the Acura NSX Back as a Hybrid

Executives at Honda recently hinted to Automotive News that they'll be reincarnating the Acura NSX as a lean, mean, green machine. The NSX went out of production in 2005 and rumors have been going around

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Supercharged Honda Mugen CR-Z Hybrid to Debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Supercharged Honda Mugen CR-Z Hybrid to Debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is mostly about, well, speed, but fans of the British festival of all things automotive are anticipating that a new Honda hybrid will be at the event -- and it will have

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World’s Oldest Hybrid, The Porsche Semper Vivus, Drives Into the New York Auto Show

World’s Oldest Hybrid, The Porsche Semper Vivus, Drives Into the New York Auto Show

Think hybrid vehicles have only been around a couple of decades? The Porsche Semper Vivus, developed over a century ago in the year 1900 proves otherwise. A beautifully crafted copy of the original Semper

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INFINYTE: i4 and i8 Solar-Electric Hybrid Boats Offer Joystick-Powered, Zero Emissions Fun

INFINYTE: i4 and i8 Solar-Electric Hybrid Boats Offer Joystick-Powered, Zero Emissions Fun

Canadian company Infinyte has created two solar-electric hybrid boats that offer consumers zero emissions water fun. The i4 and soon-to-be-released i8 model can run up to 8 miles per hour and 20 miles per

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New York Auto Show: Porsche’s 911 GTR 3 “Facebook” Hybrid Gets a Lot of Likes

New York Auto Show: Porsche’s 911 GTR 3 “Facebook” Hybrid Gets a Lot of Likes

Porsche has created a special edition of its 911 GTR 3 hybrid to commemorate passing the 1 million Facebook fan mark. The hybrid race car is plastered with 27,000 signatures of Porsche fans and will be

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The New Lexus LF-Gh Sets the Standard for Hybrid Design

The New Lexus LF-Gh Sets the Standard for Hybrid Design

Lexus just announced the world debut of its LF-Gh hybrid concept car at the New York Auto Show. The new vehicle fuses luxury design, efficiency and environmental compatibility into a premium sedan that

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Buick Introduces Envision Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept in Shanghai

Buick Introduces Envision Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept in Shanghai

General Motors offered up an elegant new concept at the Shanghai Motor Show, the Buick Envision Plug-in Hybrid SUV. This scissor-door beauty is equipped with a solar roof and lithium battery to provide

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Peugeot Reveals Hybrid SXC Concept Before Shanghai Motor Show

Peugeot Reveals Hybrid SXC Concept Before Shanghai Motor Show

The Peugeot SXC Concept is designed to appeal to the growing number of Chinese buyers who purchase crossover vehicles, blending a Peugeot floating grille with fluid body lines and a solid

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New Hybrid Land Rover Will Hits Streets In 2013

New Hybrid Land Rover Will Hits Streets In 2013

Land Rovers are famously known as un-environmentally friendly vehicles, but they are great at going off-road and protecting their occupants from collisions. Taking their safety street cred to the green

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Hyundai Unveils the Hydrogen-Powered Blue2 Hybrid

Hyundai Unveils the Hydrogen-Powered Blue2 Hybrid

Hyundai just unveiled their latest 'green' muscle car at the Seoul Auto Show - the Blue2 hydrogen hybrid! The sleek, futuristic sedan combines the company's “Blue Drive” design with hydrogen fuel cell

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Chevy’s New Mi-Ray Hybrid Super Car Concept Wins Award at Seoul Auto Show

Chevy’s New Mi-Ray Hybrid Super Car Concept Wins Award at Seoul Auto Show

Journalists at the Seoul Motor Show have awarded Chevy's new hybrid super car concept, the Mi-Ray, the Best New Concept Car Award. The Mi-ray is a throw-back and a push forward all at the same time,

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Next Generation Fisker Hybrids to Have Lighter Engines

Next Generation Fisker Hybrids to Have Lighter Engines

Fisker's next generation of hot hybrid cars are likely to have lighter, dedicated three- or four-cylinder engines, according to Autoblog. The company is seriously looking into the Lotus Engineering

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Fisker Unveils First Karma Hybrid Fresh from the Assembly Line

Fisker Unveils First Karma Hybrid Fresh from the Assembly Line

Last year we showcased the Karma 1, a plug-in hybrid that can go from zero to 60 in under six seconds, has a top speed of 120 mph, and offers an average fuel efficiency of 100 mpg. Designed by Henrik

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Lexus CT200h Hybrid: Stylish, Energy Efficient and Economical

Lexus CT200h Hybrid: Stylish, Energy Efficient and Economical

Move over, entry-level hybrids -- the Lexus CT 200h is coming to dealerships near you. The new hybrid bridges the gap between the drivable Toyota Prius and hot hybrid sports cars with its sleek and

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Porsche Now Taking Pre-Orders for 918 Spyder Hybrid Super Car Priced at $845,000

Porsche Now Taking Pre-Orders for 918 Spyder Hybrid Super Car Priced at $845,000

We whet the appetites of sports car enthusiasts everywhere when we first mentioned Porsche's Spyder 918, but now they can really start salivating because the super fast  hybrid sports car is finally

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New Shock Wave Engines Have the Potential to Triple Fuel Efficiency in Hybrid Vehicles

New Shock Wave Engines Have the Potential to Triple Fuel Efficiency in Hybrid Vehicles

We've seen a number of innovations focused on improving the efficiency of hybrid cars. But while most of these new ideas have focused on optimizing battery capacity, here is one new piece of technology

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XL Hybrids Can Convert Your Gas-Guzzler Into a Hybrid Car

XL Hybrids Can Convert Your Gas-Guzzler Into a Hybrid Car

Many of us wish we could afford to buy a new hybrid or electric car, but until we get that promotion/new job/win the lottery, we're stuck with our gas-guzzlers. Now a Massachusetts-based company called XL

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Florida Launches the World’s First Hybrid Solar Energy Plant

Florida Launches the World’s First Hybrid Solar Energy Plant

The Sunshine State is embracing solar energy with the launch of the world's first hybrid solar energy plant -- the Martin Next Generation Solar Energy Center. Situated in Martin County, the plant utilizes

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Veritas RSIII Roadster is the World’s Fastest Plug-in Hybrid

Veritas RSIII Roadster is the World’s Fastest Plug-in Hybrid

The gorgeous and beastly Veritas RS III Roadster was released just over a year ago, and now Vermont AG is adding a hybrid drive to its V10-powered retro ride. The Hybrid version adds a 105 kilowatt

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Toyota Unveils Future Plan to Release 10 More Electric and Hybrid Vehicles by 2015

Toyota Unveils Future Plan to Release 10 More Electric and Hybrid Vehicles by 2015

Yesterday we reported on Toyota's hybrid car sales topping 3 million vehicles worldwide and this morning the automaker announced that there's a lot more where those came from. In their "Toyota Global

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Toyota Hybrid Car Sales Top 3 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota Hybrid Car Sales Top 3 Million Vehicles Worldwide

So far it's been a big year for the Toyota Prius - not only did the world's most popular hybrid car receive an official pluralization (Prii), but Toyota just announced that its hybrid sales have topped 3

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Toyota Unveils Its Hybrid Yaris Subcompact at The Geneva Auto Show

Toyota Unveils Its Hybrid Yaris Subcompact at The Geneva Auto Show

Toyota just made hybrid cars a whole lot more accessible by debuting the Toyota Yaris sub-compact hybrid at this week's 2011 Geneva Motor Show. Hybrids that are currently available typically cost upwards

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Saab Unveils Sexy PhoeniX AWD Hybrid at 2011 Geneva Auto Show

Saab Unveils Sexy PhoeniX AWD Hybrid at 2011 Geneva Auto Show

The Geneva Auto Show kicks into full gear this week, and so far a number of hot new green cars have turned heads left and right. The latest vehicle to hit the scene is Saab's futuristic "PhoeniX"

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TEST DRIVE: Inhabitat Takes the Honda CR-Z Hybrid Sport Coupe for a Spin

TEST DRIVE: Inhabitat Takes the Honda CR-Z Hybrid Sport Coupe for a Spin

Inhabitat recently had the opportunity to test drive the new 2011 Honda CR-Z Sport Coupe in all three of its modes: Eco, Normal and Sport. A Prius driver myself, I have to admit there are times when I

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Honda Civic Hybrid Battery ‘Fix’ May be Making Things Worse

Honda Civic Hybrid Battery ‘Fix’ May be Making Things Worse

For the past few years Honda have been besieged by complaints that the batteries in the Civic Hybrid die prematurely. Traditionally battery packs are meant to last for over 100,000 miles, with some even

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