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BMW i8 Plug-In Hybrid Sports Car: Full Pricing And Options Announced

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BMW has revealed full pricing and options details for its plug-in hybrid sports car, the i8. Revealed by BMW Blog, the i8''s base price comes in at $135,700, before BMW''s $950 destination

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PHEVLERs are the Zero CO2 Clean Green Machines of the Future

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The Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle with Long Electric Range (PHEVLER - pronounced “fevler”) is a new category emerging in the electric vehicle marketplace. which produces hybrid and electric drivetrains for small, medium and large vehicles. PHEVLERs produce no tailpipe emissions in local driving. Thomas.

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How to Get a Plug-In Hybrid

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. So far, most start as hybrids.

Corn Belt Mayor Plugs In

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GreenOptions blog reports that Mayor RT Rybak of Minneapolis is now driving a plug-in hybrid.

Battery Company Buys Plug-in Hybrid Converter?

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InsideGreentech reports that Toronto Star reporter Tyler Hamilton posted on his personal blog that battery maker A123 Systems has acquired Canadian plug-in converter Hymotion. It would certainly be a good thing for A123 to have a reason beyond its relationship with GM to be interested in making batteries for plug-in cars.

GM Will Apply Plug-in Hybrid Technology To One of Its Remaining Four Core Brands, Delivery Still in 2011

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Prototype Saturn Vue PHEV plugging in to a Coulomb Chargepoint ( earlier post ) in San Jose, CA. Tags: Plug-ins


Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Cleantech Blog, the premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment. Blog Archive ▼ 2009 (52) ▼ April (6) Waxman-Markey and REDD BlogRoll Review: Space Beams, Leaded Batteries, an. Carbon trading vs t.

Electric Car Makers: Oregon Wants You - Green Inc. Blog -

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According to Nissan, the company plans to introduce its upcoming electric car in Oregon in late 2010. In the U.S. In the U.S.

Electric Cars and a Smarter Grid - Green Inc. Blog -

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

In effect, cars would be acting like tiny power stations. And where does Better Place fit in? “We will own the battery. Thank you !

Plug-ins to play part in GM future

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In an online blog, General Motors’ (GM) vice chairman Tom Stephens stated that the company will apply plug-in hybrid technology to one of its four core brands followings its’ restructuring. GM is planning initial delivery of plug-in hybrid vehicles for use in fleets to the DOE and EPRI in 2011.


GM's Plug-In Hybrid: Not a Saturn, Not a Buick, Will Try Again

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Just two weeks ago, we reported that GM's first plug-in hybrid vehicle--originally meant to be a Saturn Vue before GM decided to sell Saturn to Pennske--would become a Buick crossover. My, how quickly things change in the new Internet world. As GM said Wednesday on its Fastlane blog, "not all the feedback was positive

Electric-Car Fans Rally Around the Volt - Green Inc. Blog -

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

is hoping to launch the Volt in late 2010 with a price tag of about $40,000. There’s plenty of room in the market for both. James.

Solar Powered Greenius Producing Massive South Bay Energy

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That’s certainly the case here in Torrance, California where I live and work. But they’re not a slam dunk in today’s economy.

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Carmakers Say. No known plug-ins being planned or on the road.


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Welcome to Plug in Partners. This is the blog site for the National Plug in Hybrid Campaign

Toyota pooh-poohs the plug

Plugs and Cars

In the wake of Secretary Chu's defunding hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles, Toyota continues its assault on the inevitable plug. Irv Miller of Toyota says of plug-ins "this dog won't hunt." See the NY Times Wheels blog for more. Tags: irv miller steven chu toyota bill reinert plug-in car

PIP Declares Victory

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We concluded as a community that there were three key reasons for Austin to take the lead in this national program. First, were economics.

Plug In America - Links and Resources

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Learn About Plug-ins What Are Plug-ins? Real Life EV Stories A Case for Electricity Plug In America Positions Energy Policy Frequently Asked Questions About Plug-in Buses Who Killed the Electric Car? CARB Date with Destiny Move CARB Forward Plug In America Podcasts! Great Gifts!

GM Pulls the Plug on New Buick Compact Crossover; Plug-in System to Be Applied to Another Vehicle

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GM has cancelled its recently announced compact Buick crossover, which would have offered the plug-in hybrid system originally targeted for the Saturn VUE. And we decided that the important plug-in hybrid technology would be applied to another vehicle, at no delay, that we’ll discuss in the very near future.

Flawed PHEV report has legs

Plugs and Cars

There has never been a shortage of stories in the press denigrating plug-in electric cars. We've seen it all in the press: electric cars are more polluting , less safe, require too much water , will electrocute rescuers after a crash, will spontaneously explode , and will kill the blind. In fact it doesn't take a miracle.

Where Plug-In Hybrid Conversions (mostly Priuses) Are

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

About CalCars Plug-In Hybrids FAQ How to Get a PHEV Where PHEVs are Car-Makers Say. Below is a chronology of hybrid Toyota Priuses and Ford Escapes that have been converted. If youre interested in converting your Prius, see the information at How To Get a Plug-In Hybrid. Full size photo. Photo.

Volt, Re-Volt, No Volt - Will CARB Revolt?

Plugs and Cars

In January GM announced the Volt, a smart idea that makes use of the two existing primary energy infrastructures - the electric grid and gasoline stations. With NiMH batteries - those that provide energy to every hybrid on the road and thousands of all-electric cars - the Volt plug-in hybrid could go into production today.

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GM cancels Buick hybrid plans

Green Cars News

General Motors (GM) has pulled the plug on plans to introduce in the US a new Buick SUV which would have included a plug-in hybrid version  following negative feedback during a showcase to employees, potential customers, dealers, media and analysts. Watch this space.’.

GM: Let's Hash Out Open Plug-In Car Standards

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

And for this ecosystem to be robust, there must be commonality, especially when owners are plugging into the electrical grid.

Mississippi State University Takes First in Year Two of EcoCAR Competition With Biodiesel EREV

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Students from Mississippi State University placed first in the 2010 EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge finals in San Diego, Calif.

DOE awarding $6M to 11 projects to accelerate alternative fuel vehicle market growth

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $6 million to 11 projects aimed at improving potential buyers’ experiences with alternative fuel and plug-in electric vehicles, supporting training, and integrating alternative fuels into emergency planning. Behavior Electric (Battery) Fuels Plug-ins AWARD TABLE. Awardee.

Technology Review: First Plug-in Hybrid to Be Sold in the United States

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Add to Mixx Add to Newsvine Add to Connotea Add to CiteUlike Add to Furl Googlize this Add to Rojo Add to MyWeb Favorite Print E-mail The price of green: The Fisker Karma, on display at the New York Auto Show, is a plug-in hybrid that can run on batteries alone for 50 miles. Stumble It! Price: $87,000.

GM’s vehicle electrification roadmap; little focus on conventional hybrids

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But no focus on “conventional” hybrids.). GM estimates it will save a driver of a larger car about $1,850 a year in fuel. Brief

Plug-In Prius Goes Up to 12 Miles on Electricity Only -

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The plug-in Prius is a separate model from the all new 2010 Prius Hybrid. FREE, No obligations! All Rights Reserved.

"Spirit" and the First EVer in the World Plug-in Parade in Santa Monica, California - 17 January 2009

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The "Spirit" did it, showing off signage and PHEV stuff with some 74 EVs and PHEVs at the first EVer in the world Plug-in Parade, called "Inaugural Parade West: Plug In, America! right there in sunny and delightful Santa Monica, CA.

"Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" Update -- "Spirit of DC's" Visit to Nogales High School with Nogales International Reporter, Tuesday, 24 Nov 2009

Spirit of DC - PHEV3A

It initiated the start of the "Plug-in Arizona Educational Tour" for educating one AZ County at a time! After visiting with Nogales International newspaper staff, Reporter Denise Holley, EVJerr and the "Spirit" headed over to Nogales High School in order to link up with Automotive Instructor, Ruben Verdugo and his Class. verdad?

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A Brief Look at Today's Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry - Yahoo! Finance

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Markets close in 5 hours and 43 minutes. Brief Look at Todays Plug-in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and the Companies That Are Revolutionizing an Old Industry Plug-in Hybrids: Vehicles of Tomorrow Monday April 20, 2009, 4:00 pm EDT Buzz up! Press Release Source: Floyd Associates, Inc. Digg Buzz up!

Perspective: A View Into the New GM

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The Saturn version of the two-mode plug-in hybrid at the Milford Proving Grounds. GM still has to work to do in several areas.

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T he Plug In Partners Blog celebrates its first year of publishing this month.

Chrysler unveils new electric minivan for the US Postal Service

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

The Postal Service will be using the vehicles for whatever applications they have in different regions of the country. Postal Service. Problems?

Welcome to Revenge of the Electric Car!

Revenge of the Electric Car

Welcome to our blog and Chris Paine’s new film, “Revenge of the Electric Car.&# (slated for Spring, 2010)! Every week, we’ll be posting production stories, insider information, and late breaking news from the world of plug-in vehicles. The world is changing! Thanks for reading and making change happen!

Is Ford First?

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Ford May Build a Plug-In Hybrid May 11, 2006 Ford Motor Co. producer of hybrid cars. Become a Partner today.

Toyota, too, Says No

Plugs and Cars

In a business where product plans are set six, eight and even 10 years in advance, 2022 is closer than it would appear." - Irv Miller, V.P., Toyota, in Open Road Blog , the official Blog of Toyota responding to NY Times Columnist Thomas Friedman's Et Tu, Toyota? There will be numerous plug-in choices available.

Is GM Playing Games with the Volt?

Plugs and Cars

As I've blogged previously , I want to believe as much as the next guy that the Volt - GM's announced plug-in hybrid - is real. Sierra Club, UCS and NRDC should have been indicted along with CARB and Big Oil in the film Who Killed the Electric Car? They tell us they will produce the Volt in serious volume.

Webchat with Volt Engineers Doing Cold Weather Testing in Kapuskasing, Ontario

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GM is holding a live webchat tonight at 7:30 PM ET with Andrew Farah, Volt vehicle chief engineer, and Pam Fletcher, global Voltec and plug-in hybrid electric powertrain chief engineer, from Kapuskasing, Ontario, where they are cold-weather testing the Chevrolet Volt. So at night, we plug-in some vehicles and some we don’t.