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NYPD Adds 40 Altima Hybrid Patrol Cars to Fleet

Green Car Congress

The New York Police Department (NYPD) has deployed 40 Nissan Altima Hybrids as the first alternative fuel vehicles to be used as marked and unmarked patrol cars in the Police Department’s fleet. The Nissan Altima Hybrids account for 40 of more than 100 total hybrid vehicles the Department is expected to deploy this year.

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One More For The Dead-Hybrid List: RIP Nissan Altima Hybrid

Green Car Reports

Add one more to the list of hybrid cars that have been sent off to the great gasoline-electric graveyard in the sky. Nissan will end production of its Altima Hybrid sedan after the 2011 model year.

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2011 Nissan Altima / Altima Hybrid

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The 2011 Nissan Altima is clearly more stylish than competitors like the Toyota Camry and Honda Accord, and the line includes both a coupe and a hybrid. While it’s not quite as roomy inside as some mid-size rivals, the 2011 Altima has held up decently since its 2007 debut.

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Nissan Announces Pricing for 2010 Altima Hybrid, On Sale Monday

All Cars Electric

The all new 2010 Nissan Altima Hybrid will go on sale Monday with a base MSRP of $26,780. The vehicle will only be available in the same nine states that the outgoing model was offered in. The states include California, Connecticut, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

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Junkyard Find: 2007 Saturn Vue Green Line

The Truth About Cars

Ford launched the Escape Hybrid as a 2005 model (its Mercury Mariner and Mazda Tribute siblings showed up a bit later), so The General had some catching up to do in the green-car department. Nissan introduced the Altima Hybrid as a 2007 model (and using licensed Toyota hardware), though it disappeared quickly and without leaving much trace.

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Next Nissan Altima Previewed By New High-Mileage Hybrid-CVT System

Green Car Reports

Although Nissan has taken its Altima Hybrid off the market for 2012, the model is likely to live on. The latest evidence: Nissan today unveiled in Japan a new generation of its Xtronic continuously-variable transmission (CVT) and a new hybrid system designed for front-wheel drive vehicles.

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2012 Nissan Leaf: Heated Seats, Wheel & Battery As Standard

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While Nissan killed the Altima Hybrid, its sole U.S. hybrid vehicle, for 2012, the company has made a number of important upgrades to its Leaf battery electric car. For 2012, the Nissan Leaf will include as standard heated front and rear seats, plus heated steering wheel and outside mirrors.