DOE Announces $528.7M Conditional Loan for Fisker Automotive for PHEVs

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The US Department of Energy is awarding a $528.7-million conditional loan to Fisker Automotive for the development of two lines of plug-in hybrids—the Karma and the new Project Nina vehicle—by 2016. This is the fourth conditional loan commitment the Department of Energy has entered into under the Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan program. In the first stage of the program, Fisker Automotive will use a $169.3

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Renault presents the 235 mpg EOLAB prototype; plug-in “Z.E. Hybrid”; targeting production

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EOLAB delivers NEDC combined cycle fuel consumption of 1 liter/100 km (235 mpg US), equivalent to 22g of CO 2 /km. Hybrid” plug-in hybrid system—the last offering all-electric trips of up to 60 km (37 miles) at speeds of up to 120 km/h (75 mph). Meanwhile, the notion of such a car being produced in large numbers within the next 10 years was dialed into the plan from the start. range of electric vehicles. in the case of compact polypropylene.

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How Carmakers Are Responding to the Plug-In Hybrid Opportunity

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Find recent important developments at the CalCars-News Archive ,) Its followed by our comments on the summary table and our explanation of how carmakers views evolved until this year — plus our priceless collection of automakers comments starting in 2005-2007 (which we stopped updating in early 2008 as the frequency of statements became to great to track). Committed to sales of 10,000 or more vehicles in late 2010, with increasing production in 2011.

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