GM's CEO Waggoner Announces Saturn Plug-in Hybrid; Bio-fuel Hummer

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LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- General Motors Corp. (GM) 1 auto maker is accelerating its efforts to meet the challenge by being the first to offer a plug-in hybrid and by expanding its production of biofuel vehicles. Wagoner said GM is using the Saturn Vue hybrid sport utility vehicle to develop a plug-in hybrid, which can be re-charged from a standard electrical outlet, and will offer biofuel-capable Hummer SUVs. Tags: GM plug-in hybrid Saturn

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New Flyer unveils Xcelsior CHARGE H2 bus; first to offer two fuel-cell-electric models eligible for federal funding

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This makes the Xcelsior CHARGE H2 the first sixty-foot fuel cell-electric bus to complete Altoona, and establishes New Flyer as the only manufacturer to offer both a forty-foot and sixty-foot fuel cell-electric model that qualifies for federal funding. New Flyer of America Inc.

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IEA: Electric vehicles posted strong gains in 2016; 2M now in global parc

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Paris, for example, has mandated that any electric car is allowed to re-charge at the re-charge stations of its car-sharing program Autolib. London for its part encourages EV adoption by waiving its congestion charge. Electric (Battery) Plug-ins Sales

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UPS collaborating with Workhorse to deploy 50 electric trucks; rivaling acquisition cost of conventional; no subsidies

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UPS plans to deploy 50 plug-in electric delivery trucks that will be comparable in acquisition cost to conventional-fueled trucks without any subsidies—an industry first that would breaki a key barrier to large scale adoption of electric fleets.

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

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“Any new technology like the Chevy Volt takes time to become profitable,&# said Jay Friedland, the legislative director for Plug-In America , an electric-car advocacy group. April 17, 2009 2:00 pm Link Re: “…then go another 200 miles, great for long trips i’m sure.&#

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