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ISU study finds large potential for biobased materials in auto industry, but with challenges

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A study by researchers at Iowa State University has determined that the automotive industry has a very large potential to utilize biobased materials. However, they noted, there are also many challenges associated with the use of biobased parts in the auto industry. Cost to manufacture is one of the main considerations. Weight.

Update: ‘09 Saturn Vue Hybrid

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The last time we reported on the  Two Mode Saturn Vue Green Line  was in March, 2008. Tags: Saturn link].

GM and Honda to establish industry-first $85M joint fuel cell system manufacturing operation in Michigan

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Earlier post.). FCSM will operate within GM’s existing battery pack manufacturing facility site in Brownstown, Michigan, south of Detroit.

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Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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After months of doom and gloom for the auto industry in the USA, there is finally a ray of hope courtesy of hybrid cars. GM hybrids currently include the Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn Aura and Saturn VUE BAS; as well as the Tahoe, Silverado, Sierra, Yukon and Cadillac Escalade two-mode hybrids. per cent. per cent year on year.

GM and Chrysler Submit Updated Restructuring Plans; Up to $18.6B More Needed; Outlines for Product Plans

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The plans, updated in the context of a worsening sales outlook for the entire auto industry, outline a need for up to an additional $16.6