BYD launches e6 electric MPV in India

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BYD launches e6 electric MPV in India. BYD has launched the new e6 an electric MPV in India which is priced at t Rs 29.15 The e6 MPV is an all- electric vehicle that is in the Indian market that is designed for the B2B segment at current.

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UberX Drivers To Test BYD e6 Chinese Electric Cars In Chicago

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The BYD e6 wagon is the battery-electric car that never quite made it onto the U.S. Despite various plans and announcements over the last five years, the e6 was never offered for retail sale in North America. Very quietly, that''s now changing; the company hopes to lease around 200 BYD e6 electric cars for use by UberX drivers in Chicago. Green BYD BYD e6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Chicago China Chinese Uber fleet plug-in cars

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BYD Atto 3 with range of 400 Km.

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BYD has entered the Indian market with the model E6 which is an MPV. The Atto 3’s biggest rival will be the MG ZS EV and the Hyundai Kona Electric. This means that it is larger than the MG ZS EV and Hyundai Kona Electric.

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2016 BYD e6 electric taxi gets range increase to 187 miles: Forbidden Fruit

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How would you like an all-electric wagon with five seats, a rear liftgate, and 187 miles of EPA-rated range? You'd think such a vehicle might sell well, since it would have more rated range than any other electric cars on the market except the Chevy Bolt EV and anything from Tesla. China forbidden fruit BYD plug-in cars BYD e6 Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

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BYD e6 EV now available for consumers in China

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The BYD e6 electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will now be available for consumer purchases in China; previously, the e6 was only available for fleet purchases. Consumers in Shenzhen will receive a substantial government subsidy—equivalent to about US$18,000 (or 120,000 RMB)—and the e6 unsubsidized price will start at ~$56,900 (or 369,800 RMB). This is the first domestic all-electric vehicle for sale to consumers in China.

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First European BYD e6 EVs to arrive in Rotterdam City

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BYD Company Ltd (BYD) and Rotterdam City entered into an agreement to deliver BYD’s all-electric e6 vehicles as part of the Netherlands’ green transportation project “75-EV-RO”; these will be the first BYD e6s in Europe. Netherlands Prince Maurits van Oranje test drives the BYD all-electric e6 in Rotterdam. Equipped with a Li iron phosphate battery pack, the e6 (a 5-seat crossover all-electric vehicle) can travel up to 300 km (186 miles) per charge.

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BYD delivers 500 battery-electric e6 police cars to Shenzhen Public Security Bureau

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After being selected through a public bidding process, BYD has delivered 500 battery-electric, e6 police vehicles to the Shenzhen Municipal Public Security Bureau this week. The BYD e6 reaches speeds of over 140 km/h (~87 mph) with a range of 300 km (187 miles), making it suited for the demands of police utility vehicles. The city of Shenzhen also operates 200 BYD pure-electric 12m (40-foot) rapid transit buses which have an accumulated mileage of more than 12.8

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Magenta ChargeGrid launched its first DC charger with a capacity to fast charge to 90% in 35 minutes

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Charger installed at this location can charge all popular electric cars with CCS2 connectors like Tata Nexon, Tata Tigor, MG ZS, Hyundai Kona, Kia EV6, BYD E6, and other high end cars that are expected to be launched in the Indian market.

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BYD signs MOU to discuss EV JV in Singapore; distributing eBUSes and e6 taxis

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and its wholly owned subsidiary SMRT International Pte Ltd, a multi-modal transport service provider in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BYD Company Limited to enter into discussions regarding the possibility of establishing a joint venture to distribute BYD’s eBUSes and e6 Taxis in Singapore. The BYD eBUS-12 and the e6 taxis both can travel up to 300 km (186 miles) with a single electric charge. SMRT Corporation Ltd.

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BYD India to launch electric MPV for B2B segment

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BYD India to launch electric MPV for B2B segment. BYD India, a subsidiary of the Warren Buffett-backed EV maker BYD has announced that is planning to unveil an electric MPV (multipurpose vehicle) for the B2B segment from the fourth quarter of 2021. BYD India electric MPV.

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Report: BYD to test market e6 EV in US in 2011

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plans to start test-marketing the e6 battery-electric vehicle ( earlier post ) in the US next year after almost a year’s delay, and is in talks with officials in Los Angeles to supply e-buses that could eventually lead to a manufacturing plant in the city. BYD earlier this year began selling e6 cars to taxi operators in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen and is collecting field data to improve the car. The Wall Street Journal reports that China’s BYD Co.

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Hertz rental cars to welcome BYD electric vehicles

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One of the largest car hire companies in the world – the Hertz Corporation – has announced a new strategic partnership with BYD aimed at propelling electric vehicle markets in China. As part of the partnership, Hertz will rent the BYD e6 electric car to Chinese customers and government agencies. The e6 is a five-seat [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 BYD electric cars China electric car electric vehicles

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2011 Detroit Auto Show Preview: 2012 BYD e6 Electric Crossover, Plug-In Hybrid Sedans

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Now that the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt have reached showrooms--a handful of them, anyhow--a new crop of electric vehicles will launch into the market for 2011. One of those may be the e6 all-electric crossover built by Chinese manufacturer BYD. Famed financier Warren Buffet was so intrigued by the upstart battery maker-turned-auto

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BYD electric vehicles head to Singapore

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The expansion of Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer BYD continues in earnest after the company signed a memorandum of understanding with SMRT Corporation in Singapore. The two will now enter discussions about the possibility of establishing a joint venture to distribute BYD’s eBUSes and e6 taxis. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric taxi BYD eBUSes electric vehicles Singapore

BYD to reveal electric vehicle launch plans

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Chinese automaker BYD has announced that it will reveal its plans for US-ready electric drive vehicles and clean energy products at the upcoming 2011 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD Auto BYD Company BYD e6 Premier BYD F3DM low carbon BYD K9 e-Bus BYD S6DM SUV North American International Auto Show 2011 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles

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BYD and Daimler Sign Joint Venture Contract to Develop Electric Vehicles in China

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Ltd,” that will develop an electric vehicle for China. The new generation of electric vehicles developed by the joint venture will capitalize on Daimler’s know-how in electric vehicle architecture and safety as well as BYD’s expertise in battery technology and e-drive systems. The vehicle will be marketed under a new brand jointly created and owned by Daimler and BYD. Tags: China Electric (Battery) Vehicle Manufacturers

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Report: sales of hybrid and electric vehicles in China disappoint automakers

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Chinese automakers are disappointed with the sales figures of hybrid and electric vehicles, according to a report in the Global Times. Due to its poor sales volume, Changan Auto said that its hybrid vehicle Jiexun HEV has gone out of production for one year. In addition, BYD said that it has only sold 54 electric vehicles E6 and 290 F3DM hybrids between January and October.

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BYD electric car available now in China

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It has seemingly been talked about for years – but now the BYD e6 electric vehicle has finally been made available for consumer purchases in China. The E6, which was previously available for fleet purchases, will cost US$38,430 thanks to a substantial government subsidy in Shenzhen of around US$18,000, reducing its initial price tag of [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD e6 BYD e6 electric car BYD electric cars China Shenzhen

Daimler AG Signs Memorandum of Understanding with BYD Company Limited to Establish a Technology Partnership for Electric Vehicles in China

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Daimler AG signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BYD Company Limited to enter into a comprehensive technology partnership for the development of electric vehicles for China. Under the agreement, Daimler and BYD intend to develop a new electric vehicle specific to the requirements of the Chinese market. The vehicle will be marketed under a new brand jointly created and owned by Daimler and BYD. Tags: China Electric (Battery

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BYD arrives in Europe

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Chinese carmaker BYD has certainly garnered its fair share of media attention since it received backing from Warren Buffet – and now it is finally bringing its e6 vehicles to Europe. The company has reached an agreement with Rotterdam city to deliver BYD’s all-electric e6 vehicles as part of the Netherlands’ green transportation project 75-EV-RO. [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric vehicles Rotterdam

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Colombia introduces electric taxi fleet

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Electric vehicles could soon become commonplace in the Colombian city of Bogota, after a project was introduced to spearhead an electric taxi fleet. It has been born from Bogota’s role in the C40-CCI Electric [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD e6 Colombia electric vehicles green cars Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Source of electric car fire revealed

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Remember earlier this year when a high-speed crash involving an all-electric BYD e6 electric taxi that burst into flames prompted safety concerns about electric vehicles (see article)? An investigation shows that electric arcs, caused by short circuiting of the high voltage lines in the distribution [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 electric car fire electric cars green cars

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BYD reveals plug-in testing results

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After introducing an all-electric vehicle taxi test fleet one year ago, BYD has now announced the results of its pilot scheme featuring the F3DM, e6 and the eBus-12. As a result of the trial, BYD plug-in vehicles have accumulated more than 1.769million all-electric miles and have shown no diminished range or capacity as a result [.]. Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD BYD e6 BYD eBus-12 BYD F3DM plug-in cars plug-in hybrid cars

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BYD and Hertz partnering on EV rentals in China

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As part of the partnership, Hertz will rent BYD’s e6 electrical vehicle (EV) to Chinese consumers, municipalities and government agencies. As part of this agreement, the BYD’s e6, a 5-seat, battery-electric vehicle with the driving range of more than 186 miles (240 km) will be introduced into the Hertz China’s rental fleet making BYD’s e6 the first pure EV for rent in China.

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BYD, China's Electric-Car Star, Faces Steeper Challenges

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As China's figurehead for electric vehicles, BYD is best-known in the U.S. for its e6 electric crossover, and being part-owned by billionaire entrepreneur Warren Buffett. Read our first drive of the BYD e6 crossover Chinese carmaker BYD is facing tough times ahead, following reports that its stock has fallen 43 percent since its February high.

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BYD raises sales target for 2010

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The company has raised its sales targets for 2010 by 14 per cent thanks to the pending release of the all-electric e6 saloon car and the Chinese government’s green car friendly [.]. Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news BYD Auto BYD e6 electric car BYD F3DM plug-in hybrid electric car China China green car incentives electric vehicles

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Daimler and BYD to join forces on electric cars

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mercedes BYD BYD e6 China Chinese electric cars Daimler electric vehicles Mercedes Benz B-Class F-CELL Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-CELL Mercedes-Benz electric cars smart fortwo

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BYD To Build Only Electric Cars, End Production Of Gasoline Cars?

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Chinese automaker BYD, or ''Build Your Dreams'', could be on the verge of abandoning convenionally-fueled car production in favor of electric vehicles. Already known for electric vehicles like the e6 crossover, BYD is aiming for a "re-birth" plan to counter a recent slump in sales. Reuters reports the Chinese company, which is part owned by

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Daimler and BYD to join forces on electric cars

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Tags: Electric cars Green cars Latest news Mercedes BYD Auto BYD e6 BYD F3DM Daimler Daimler BYD partnership electric vehicles Mercedes Benz A-Class Electric Mercedes-Benz Smart Electric Drive

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Hyundai to expand India lineup to 6 BEVs by 2028

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Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL) recently outlined its electrification roadmap with the expansion of its line-up to 6 Battery-Electric Vehicles (BEVs) for the Indian market by 2028. Hyundai’s line-up of 6 battery-electric vehicles will cater to multiple segments including mass-market and mass-premium segments. Keeping in line with this thought, we will introduce our dedicated BEV Platform E-GMP as well as modified platforms for battery electric vehicles in India.

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BYD reports plug-in fleet test results; rapid charging not diminishing capacity

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BYD all-electric e6 Taxi in service in Shenzhen. In conjunction with the one-year anniversary of its all-electric vehicle Taxi fleet test, BYD announced high-level results of several pilots of its plug-in electric vehicles—the F3DM, e6 and eBUS-12—in fleet testing across the world. BYD vehicles are estimated to have already saved $360,000 in fuel costs and more than 2.776 million lbs (1.26 China Electric (Battery) Fleets Plug-ins

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BYD Reportedly Has Sold Less Than 100 F3DM PHEVs in 8 months

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BYD Auto reportedly has sold less than 100 of its F3DM (dual-mode) plug-in hybrid electric vehicles ( earlier post ) through August. However, large Chinese automakers and regional government are still bullish on new energy vehicles, and making “abnormal” plans. Earlier this year, the Chinese automaker unveiled the e6, the world’s first 5-seater EV that can run 400 kilometers on a full charge, at the Detroit Motor Show. Gasgoo.

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Nanjing, China orders more than 1,000 BYD electric buses and taxis

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Nanjing, China and Nanjing Public Transportation Group ordered more than 1,000 fully electric transit buses and taxis from BYD Company Ltd. The city will be taking delivery of more than 600 BYD K9 battery-electric Buses, 50 of which were delivered for the city’s Youth Olympic Games in August 2014. Authorities also placed an order for 400 of BYD’s all-electric e6, a 5-passenger cross-over utility vehicle, some of which have already hit the streets.

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City of Bogota, Columbia launches electric taxi pilot; part of C40-CCI EV Network

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The City of Bogota, Colombia, has launched a pilot project to spur the use of electric vehicles in Bogota’s center-city taxi fleet. Bogota’s electric vehicle taxi project is a significant achievement, which demonstrates, once again, the city’s clear commitment to transform its transportation sector. As an active member of the C40-CCI Electric Vehicle Network, Bogota has both learned from and contributed to the knowledge of other cities across the network.

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Chinese researchers develop novel aluminum–graphite dual-ion battery

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LIBs are widely used in portable electronic devices, electric vehicles and renewable energy systems. The volume energy density of the AGDIB can reach ~560 Wh/L, which is much higher than traditional batteries (~350 Wh/L for Tesla Model S and ~200 Wh/L for BYD E6). The AGDIB shows real potential for large-scale application in both electronic devices and electric vehicles, the researchers said.

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BYD to hold European premiere of e6-Eco and dual-mode S6DM at Geneva show

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Ltd will stage the European premiere of two electric vehicles at the upcoming 2011 Geneva International Motor Show in March: the updated pure-electric vehicle 2012 e6-Eco and the independent 4WD dual-mode electric SUV S6DM. The company will also present its overall “Three Green Dreams” strategy for the European market as well as show the core technology of BYD e-Bus K9 and the dual-mode electric vehicle F3DM. China-based BYD Co.,

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Report: First BYD EVs In U.S. Going To Government Fleets

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Chinese automaker and battery specialist BYD is accelerating plans to bring its first electric vehicles to the U.S. market, announcing plans for a new headquarters in Los Angeles and claiming that its E6 model already meets all local regulations and standards. However, before you get all excited about getting your hands on a low-cost EV there

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Chrysler launches the 2011 GEM line

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Chrysler Group Global Electric Motorcars LLC (GEM), a wholly owned subsidiary of Chrysler Group LLC, recently launched the 2011 GEM vehicle line of low-speed battery-electric vehicles. More than 45,000 GEM vehicles are on the road worldwide. New for the 2011 GEM model year is the energy monitoring system, which allows drivers to determine the total amount of energy in kilowatt-hours (kWh) that the GEM vehicle has removed from the grid.

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BYD to Supply Li-ion Batteries to a Major Chinese Automaker

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BYD, the China-based battery and automaker, will supply lithium-ion batteries to one of China’s top three auto groups for applications in hybrid vehicles. In an interview with GCC at the Plug-in 2009 conference last week, Mike Tinskey, global manager of Ford’s sustainability activities focused on electric vehicles, said that Ford is concerned about BYD. “ [They] could take advantage of low-cost. Gasgoo.

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BYD Picks Los Angeles for US Headquarters

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BYD sold nearly 450,000 vehicles in 2009, up 170% from a year earlier. This year, the company expects to reach 700,000 in vehicle sales. In addition to its conventional vehicles, BYD introduced the F3DM dual-mode electric vehicle in 2008, and will soon officially launch the e6 electric vehicle.

Electric Car Watch #5: BYD's Blade Battery & World leader

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By Abhishek & Kamlesh ​ Continuing our electric car watch, where we will talk about EV plans of major car brands, take a look at their EV vision, and go over their technology platforms. We talk about their game changing blade battery and their incredible sales of electric cars.

Yunnan Investment Group and BYD to open new energy vehicle plants in Southwest China

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Yunnan Investment Holdings Group and BYD intend to open new energy vehicle manufacturing plants in Yunnan Province, expanding BYD’s EV and new-energy businesses into southwest China and neighboring Asian countries. Currently, the province’s main manufacturing industries are iron and steel production, copper-smelting and commercial vehicle production.

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EPA Trends on EVs and PHEVs; beginning of a “measurable and meaningful impact” on new vehicle fuel economy and emissions

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The US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual report “Light-Duty Automotive Technology, Carbon Dioxide Emissions, and Fuel Economy Trends” ( earlier post ) has, in its past editions since its inception in 1975, treated alternative fuel vehicles—electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs), and compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles—separately from gasoline and diesel vehicles, with the vast majority of its analysis limited to gasoline and diesel vehicles only.

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