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Top 5 Most Researched Hybrid SUVs

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Rounding out the list were the Saturn Vue hybrid and the Mercury Mariner hybrid. miles per gallon in 2016.

Hybrid SUVs: Best of Both Worlds

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Hybrid SUVs end up at the top of my list. Chris Baltimore (Reuters) wrote an article about how SUVs are down but not out here.  One

Hybrid Honda SUV? We Keep Hoping!

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Does Honda know that many thousands of people are patiently waiting for them to announce their first hybrid SUV?

Saturn Vue Hybrid 2-Mode Cancelled

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General Motors made it official last week that there will be no 2-Mode, FWD Saturn Vue hybrid. Tags: Saturn

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].

‘10 Hybrid SUV Prices

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Once you begin researching hybrid SUV’s you will notice a huge range of prices. 2010 Ford Escape Hybrid. Starting MSRP: $29,860.

Hybrid SUV | Two Year Anniversary

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To say that hybrid SUV’s have had their fair share of ups and downs over the past couple of years would be an understatement.

Conference confirms plug-in fever

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Representatives of GM stoked the clamor for the Volt, and a Saturn Vue plug-in hybrid sat on the show floor. Meanwhile, GM is hedging its bets by continuing to invest in the dream of cheap, cellulosic ethanol and the hallucinogenic pipe dream of hydrogen fuel cell SUVs. Once again, a conference on plug-in cars. No plug? No deal.

Buick Going Green With Plug-In SUV

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The announcement from General Motors that the technology once planned for the Saturn Vue will now instead end up in a Buick came as a huge shock to me.

Best Selling Hybrid SUV for 2009

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In the battle for best selling hybrid SUV of 2009 (U.S.), the leaders going into the fourth quarter are as follows: Ford Escape (12,009).

Is it time up for green car brands?

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It was expected to function in a similar fashion to the Scion brand with a compact, mid-size and SUV model. In addition, General Motors’ nearest thing to a green brand - Saturn, the brand under which it put out its first hybrids - is falling victim to the company’s restructuring following the global economic crisis.

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

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Because SUVs and trucks have a large number of parts, the authors suggested, they are good candidates to be the vehicle types with the largest amount of biobased material on a part number basis. The Saturn L300 and European-market Opel Vectra have package trays and door panel inserts made of a kenaf and flax mixture. Weight. Safety.

Dissipating Doubt

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From the pricey ads in national magazines devoting serious space to the Volt to today's announcement about the plug-in hybrid Saturn Vue, GM is compelling me to take their expressed interest in plug-in cars seriously. As announced in Frankfort and reported in Detroit , GM hopes for a 2009 release of the first Saturn Vue plug-in hybrid SUV.

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Hybrid Sale Of The Century?

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That all changed when GM restructured to focus on only four major brands, Saturn no longer being one of them. liter 4 cylinder engine.

GM Previews First Two-Mode, Front-Wheel-Drive Hybrid Transaxle

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Saturn’s Fate. The current viability plan does not include production and sales to dealers of Saturn products beyond 2009. engine side.

US Hybrid Sales in February Drop 29%; Lower Decline Than General LDV Market

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The Tahoe, Yukon and Escalade two-mode full-size SUVs posted a combined 632 units, representing 8.4% of combined model sales. Click to enlarge.

US Hybrid Sales Down 45.5% in April

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338 units of the Saturn VUE hybrid, representing 11.3% of VUE sales. 31 units of the Saturn Aura hybrid, representing 1.7% of Aura sales.

US Hybrid Sales in March 2009 Down 44% Year-on-Year; Monthly New Vehicle Market Share of 2.5%

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GM sold a total of 1,612 hybrids in March: 609 units of the Tahoe, Yukon and Escalade two-mode SUVs (7.3% of total sales). Click to enlarge.

2009 Mazda Tribute Hybrid Review

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As Mazda’s first hybrid, this SUV shows promise for what’s to come. Lori at the mom-blog, Mother Proof, drove the car on a rare, rainy L.A.

GM Simplifies the Two-Mode Hybrid Transmission, Maintains Functionality for FWD Application

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GM has simplified the two-mode hybrid system for application in front-wheel drive vehicles—the Saturn VUE being the first instance ( earlier post )—while retaining its functionality and capability, according to Mark Selogie, Senior Manager Power Electronics, GM Powertrain, speaking at the SAE Hybrid Symposium in San Diego (11-12 Feb).

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Plug-In Hybrids (or Plugin Hybrids)

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Cost increments for a plug-in hybrid compact vehicle will be 10-20% more than a regular hybrid: $2000-3000 extra for a sedan; $5000 for an SUV.

GM to Debut Two-Mode Plug-in Hybrid Technology in New Buick Crossover in 2011; LG Chem to Supply the Li-ion Cells

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GM expects the Buick plug-in hybrid to be the first commercially available plug-in hybrid SUV produced by a major automaker. engine side.

2010 Equinox | Direct Injection vs. Hybrid

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What do you think of the upcoming direct injection crossovers versus hybrid SUVs? EcoTec four cylinder and a 3.0L DOHC V6. link].

GM to debut two-mode plug-in hybrid

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The two-mode plug-in hybrid technology that was originally supposed to appear in the Saturn VUE will now make its debut in a new Buick crossover vehicle in 2011. GM is hopeful that the Buick plug-in hybrid will be the first commercially available plug-in SUV from a major car manufacturer.

More information on hybrid sales slump

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General Motors: The company sold 1,534 units in April which consisted of: 523 two-mode SUVS (Tahoe, Yukon Escalade); 95 two-mode pick-ups (Silverado, Sierra); 547 Malibu hybrids; 338 Saturn VUE hybrids; 31 Saturn Aura hybrids. Yesterday we told you how hybrid sales continued their downward trend in the US. per cent year-on-year.

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

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2009 Chrysler Aspen The Chrysler Aspen is Chryslers first attempt at a mid- to full-size SUV, and while it is. FREE, No obligations!

Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

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Non-core brand sales declined when compared with June as Pontiac dipped 7%; Saturn was down 21%, and HUMMER and Saab declined 26%. year-on-year.

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. by Bill Cooke. Click to enlarge. Build better products. The 2.4L

How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Plans Saturn Vue PHEV-10. Aims to get Saturn Vue on road in 2010; no production goal. Establishing dealer network. Batteries not ready.

GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

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So my Saturn SC1 does the job great I am getting 35-38 miles on the Hwy and with over 232,000 miles and runs like a champ. Thats short-sighted.