Phoenix Cars delivers electric flatbed truck with V2G capability to US Navy

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Phoenix Cars LLC, a developer of electric vehicle technologies for the fleet market, delivered an electric Zero Emissions Utility Shuttle flatbed (ZEUS) to US Naval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme, California.

Phoenix Motorcars Introducing Electric AWD Phoenix SUT at FedFleet 2010

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Phoenix Motorcars will present its newly configured Sports Utility Truck (SUT) ( earlier post ) at the FedFleet 2010 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, 13-15 July 2010. Phoenix Motorcars offers a 70 mile range pack with deliveries later this year. An extended 100 mile range pack option will be available for delivery in 2011. Phoenix Motorcars will shortly begin production making initial deliveries in late 2010.

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TransCanada and Phoenix Energy forming JV to develop $3B oil sands pipeline in Alberta

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TransCanada Corporation has entered into binding agreements with Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited (Phoenix) to develop the Grand Rapids Pipeline project in Northern Alberta. TransCanada and Phoenix will each own 50% of the proposed $3-billion pipeline project that includes both a crude oil and a diluent line to transport volumes approximately 500 kilometers (311 miles) between the oil sands producing area northwest of Fort McMurray and the Edmonton/Heartland region.

Renault-Nissan Alliances Forms EV Partnership in Phoenix Metro Area; Beginning of a Phoenix-Tucson EV Charging Corridor

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Nissan and the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), which represents the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan region, are forming a partnership to advance zero-emission mobility by promoting the development of an electric vehicle (EV) charging network. ECOtality plans to link the Phoenix and Tucson Metro areas by implementing strategic fast-charge stations along Interstate 10 (I-10) to create the first implementation of an EV Corridor in North America.

"Spirit" Became Enlightened in Fiesta of Lights Parade with the Phoenix EAA, Saturday EVe, 5 December 2009. And Looking at Parker and Yuma Runs!

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CCheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, Below is a medley of happy snaps taken before the Fiesta of Light Parade, the 23rd one for Phoenix, as orchestrated by Phoenix Electric Auto Association Veep, Sam DiMarco on his 21st showing. Shown while there was still daylight is Phoenix EAA Members' 11 plug-ins -- EVs and PHEVs of Sam, George, James, Todd, EVJerry, Ray, Ricky, Bob and Jerri, , of which one was Art's electric hybrid bike.

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PHEV Day 138 - Friday Feb 09. Run From Bisbee to Phoenix for Link Up with ASU and Phoenix EAA, Ricky Suiter

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The Friday run from Bisbee up to Phoenix went smoothly without any event. The "Spirit" was recording 66.3MPG for 149 miles and registering 100,499 miles with fill-up at the Pilot Station in Eloy, AZ, taking in midgrade 8.295 gals x $2.05 = $17.88. The Eloyto-Phoenix run showed 59.6MPG for 77 miles. Link up was to turn out to be at Phoenix EAA'r, Ricky Suiter's Glendale home.

PHEV3A Week Plus in Review from San Diego - Phoenix - Tucson - Bisbee - Douglas - Bisbee -.

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Once recharged: 90MPG; 85; 100; 100MPG with showings of 99.9MPG for 71 Miles; 97.3 for 38 and finally 68.4MPG for 54 Miles (all of which involved a long Interstate run to Pacific Beach and Ocean Beach from Home Sweet Mom's Home in La Mesa, CA. Wednesday, 11 February 2009 was continuing the reading after re-charging to 72.4MPG for 70 miles, but t'was exactly a PHEV Day, but more of one of rest and visiting with Mom and Sister Mary Catherine in re-scheduling preparation for Arizona.

EVndeavoring to Do a Month or Two in Review Since July, August. with "Spirit of DC" Hang'in in Phoenix and EVJerry Taking on "Power of DC".

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Note: After a stayover at Robb Protheroe's homestead in PetalumaThe "Spirit" was cooling her tires at Green Motors, Inc in Phoenix, AZ after a trip (see www.GreenMotorsInc.com under the care of Todd Barlow. This will provide some, but not all, of the juice needed to keep the FunRunintheSun going 200 miles per day. 6000+ miles. Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - Gads! How time zips by. when NOT on the road!

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Ford’s Key Life Battery test for Li-ion batteries simulates 10 years, 150K miles in 10 months, under different conditions

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Leveraging some 20 years of experience and data reaching back to its early work with hybrids and the Ranger EV, Ford has developed a battery model and life validation protocol it now uses to predict how lithium-ion batteries are likely to perform under 10 years and 150,000 miles of use (40-season equivalent key life tests).

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INRIX: shared bikes and scooters could replace nearly 50% of downtown vehicle trips

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According to the National Association of City Transportation Officials’ trip distance estimates, scooters are frequently used for trips between a half-mile and a mile, whereas bike distances are typically between one mile and three miles.

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2017 BMW i3, electric-car sales, VW diesel woes, charging-station funds: The Week in Reverse

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What electric car will get a 50-percent larger battery capacity for 2017—and a range of over 100 miles as a result? And, which completely non-green cars did we have a blast driving at high rates of speed around a Phoenix race track? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday. The Week In Reverse

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New electric vehicle partnership for Renault-Nissan

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Renault-Nissan continues to strengthen its foothold in the electric vehicle market by forming a partnership with the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG), which represents Phoenix, Arizona. Together they will promote an electric vehicle charging network with ECOtality also participating in the partnership by initiating an electric vehicle micro-climate programme in the Phoenix region to promote sensible policies and intelligent deployment of the charge infrastructure.

Nikola announces Nikola Badger pickup; FCEV/BEV powertrain to support 600-mile range

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Nikola Corporation announced the product launch of the Nikola Badger electric pickup truck with an estimated range of 600 miles. Nikola Badger estimated specifications: 600 miles on blended FCEV / BEV. 300 miles on BEV alone.

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FCA US to deliver thousands of Chrysler Pacifica plug-in Hybrid Minivans to Waymo’s self-driving service

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Waymo is set to open its autonomous ride-hailing service to the public beginning in Phoenix this year. including Atlanta, San Francisco, Metro Detroit, Phoenix and Kirkland, Washington.

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Subaru to Show EV in Tokyo

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Story includes a photo and gives some stats: Lithium batteries, 125 mile range, but no word on whether it's actually to go into production. nk, Miles, Phoenix - hoping to enter the EV space abandoned by the majors? And, will consumers accept a sub-200 mile range car?

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Maven deploying its first all-electric shared-use fleet in Austin; 20 Chevy Bolts

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Maven Gig vehicles are available for flat weekly rates that include the car, unlimited miles, insurance (minus deductibles) and maintenance. The Chevrolet Bolt EV with an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles is the most popular vehicle among Maven Gig drivers.

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Ronn Motor Group launching Reg A+ Mini-IPO to fund all-electric roadster with hydrogen fuel cell range extender

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RONN Motor Group plans to evolve the Scorpion into an all-electric roadster called the Phoenix through its equity crowdfunding effort. The Phoenix, equipped with a hydrogen range extender intended for a total estimated range of 600 miles, will serve as the platform for RMG’s eco-daily drivers (EDDs) as well as minibuses and commercial trucks.

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Traction Action

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Since these batteries would offer a range of 25 to 35 miles before requiring recharging or the use of gasoline Americans could significantly reduce their annual gasoline consumption.

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Plug In Auto Nation

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These new hybrids would offer consumers a 50-mile all-electric range, get the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon, be fully recharged at night and deliver all the performance and comfort of traditional gasoline-powered vehicles without the damaging emissions.

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CMU team details impact of regional and drive-cycle variations on degradation of a PHEV battery pack

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Effect of air cooling on capacity fade and battery life when annual miles driven are 14,700 miles. a) Capacity Fade in Phoenix, comparison of air cooling vs no cooling for two drive cycles. (b) b) Capacity Fade in Phoenix and San Francisco, using GPS data.

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Santa Monica AltFuel Expo Sets up

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Phoenix Motors AltairNano powered SUV was the other full BEV. ZENNs and Miles Motors and scaled down pickups and jeeps from companies I'd never heard of. Ed Begley is representing Phoenix's BEV, but spoke optimistically of a clean hydrogen future. Spent the day at the press event and setup for the Santa Monica AltFuel Expo, being held in conjunction with the LA Auto Show. One can be quite encouraged by the 30 odd alternative fuel cars of all shapes and sizes.

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Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple using NVIDIA DRIVE

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Autonomous trucking startup TuSimple has been hauling mail more than 1,000 miles between Phoenix and Dallas as part of a two-week pilot with the US Postal Service. The pilot comprises five round trips, each consisting of nearly 2,200 miles along the I-10, I-20 and I-30 corridors. Halfway through the test, the self-driving prototypes from TuSimple—an NVIDIA DRIVE partner and NVIDIA Inception member—have been arriving at the delivery hubs earlier than expected.

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Cadillac embarks on first hands-free cross-country highway drive with Super Cruise

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Crossing through 16 states, plus the District of Columbia, in Super Cruise-equipped Cadillac CT6 vehicles, the drive program will make stops in major cities across the US including: Cleveland, Ohio; Chicago, Illinois; Memphis, Tennessee; Dallas, Texas; Santa Fe, New Mexico and Phoenix, Arizona. Super Cruise is Cadillac’s driver assistance feature which enables hands-free, driver-assisted operation on 130,000 miles of limited access, divided freeways in the US.

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Google teaching autonomous vehicles to share road safely with cyclists

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The Google autonomous fleet has so far racked up 1,725,911 miles driven in autonomous mode, with 1,158,921 miles driven manually.

Study finds cities can reduce CO2 more easily from residential conservation than transportation

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The researchers also found that policies with the biggest local impact vary from city to city, with faster-growing Sun Belt cities such as Houston and Phoenix having the potential to enact a bigger reduction in residential emissions than older cities such as Boston or Philadelphia, which see less change in their housing stock. The study did find that in Phoenix, one of the 11 cities examined, greater density would have a notable effect on emissions.).

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GM Maven introduces monthly offering for members; vehicles include the Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Volt

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and Canada: Ann Arbor, Michigan; Atlanta; Baltimore; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; Jersey City, New Jersey; Nashville, Tennessee; New York City; Orlando, Florida; Phoenix; San Diego; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Maven members have traveled more than 80 million miles. The average Maven City trip is 136 miles and lasts more than 12 hours.

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UPS to invest $100M more in compressed natural gas, CNG vehicles and related infrastructure

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UPS is working to meet its goal of logging one billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017, using a Rolling Laboratory approach to determine the right alternative fuel solutions to meet the unique needs of route-specific driving environments.

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Maven Gig begins expanding geographically; Bolt EV the most popular

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Future cities include Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Maven Gig vehicles are available for flat weekly rates that include the car, unlimited miles, insurance (minus deductibles) and maintenance. The Chevrolet Bolt EV with an EPA-estimated range of 238 all-electric miles is the most popular vehicle among Maven Gig drivers. million all-electric miles in California since February 2017 and have saved an estimated 50,000 gallons of gas.

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Nissan says greater than average battery capacity loss due to mileage and temperature

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Nissan Senior Vice President, Research & Development–Nissan Americas, Carla Bailo sent an open letter to the LEAF community summarizing the company’s initial findings on reports of battery capacity loss expressed by a number of owners in the Phoenix market. Bailo said that Nissan identified seven LEAF owners in the Phoenix area who had reported concerns with their vehicles.

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INRIX powers first on-street parking service in a production connected car

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Initially, the service is available in Germany (Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart), and in the US (Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.). INRIX, Inc. announced the availability of its On-Street Parking service in the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. The real-time on-street parking service uses historical and up-to-the-minute parking data to predict the availability of parking spaces.

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Cyclone Power taps OSU Center for Automotive Research for design and testing services for external combustion engine

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Cyclone will utilize Phoenix Power's waste motor oil combustion chamber / heat exchanger (CCHX) to supply steam to the system during these tests, which will also allow the team to document exhaust emissions from the integrated system. OSU CAR is a Columbus-based interdisciplinary research center within The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering, which is located 30 miles from the site of Cyclone’s proposed joint venture with Precision CNC to manufacture Cyclone engines.

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Waymo adding 500 more Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivans to self-driving program; early rider program

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Waymo’s early rider program will give selected Phoenix residents the opportunity to experience the self-driving Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans for the first time at no charge.

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PHEV 139, Saturday 21 Feb 09 - Videotaping Session at the Suiters and the Run to Flagstaff and Flagstaff EAA "Special Meeting"

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Cheers PHEV3A'rs, EVADC'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - The "Spirit" all charged up at the Ashers in Phoenix proceeded over to the Suiters in Glendale, essentially going 9 electric miles there. While awaiting Arizona State University senior, Amanda Wible Amanda.Wible@ASU.edu , who is in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications, to show in the early afternoon, Ricky and EVJerry conversed about EVs and PHEVs and Phoenix EAA www.PhoenixEAA.com.

"Spirit" Due to Link Up with Tucson EVA2 along with Tesla Roadtrip'sters at Bookmans Grand Celebration at Grant & Campell, 9-12:00AM, Sat, 19 Dec 09

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After Tucson, the "Spirit" will make another Phoenix trip to Green Motors www.GreenMotorsInc.com for further work. No Problem, Says Tesla GreenCarReports.com More Articles The Route Putting Mud on the Tires for the Detroit Auto Show --> About the Trip On December 17th, a group of 16 Tesla employees will begin a 2,700+ mile road trip in a Tesla Roadster Sport. seconds and can travel 244 miles on a single charge.

UPS plans to build 9 additional LNG stations at cost of ~$50M

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Phoenix, Ariz., By 2017, our goal is to reach one billion miles driven by our alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet. Between 2000 and the end of 2012, the UPS alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet logged 295 million miles. In 2012, the growing fleet drove 49 million miles, a 43 percent increase compared to 2011.

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Ford names first markets for the Focus Electric

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Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Range is targeted to be 100 miles (161 km) on a full charge. Ford Motor Company has named the first markets that will sell the Focus Electric, Ford’s all-electric passenger car: Atlanta; Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Denver; Detroit; Los Angeles; San Francisco; San Diego; New York; Orlando, Fla.; Portland, Ore.; Raleigh Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Seattle; and Washington, DC.

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Frito-Lay buying 100 more Smith Electric Vehicle trucks in 2012; natural gas coming for tractor fleet

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To date, these trucks have accumulated 1 million miles and eliminated the need for approximately 200,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The all-electric trucks are delivery trucks used on urban routes with fewer daily miles. The first million miles with the electric trucks have been a journey of understanding and refining both how and where we use these vehicles, as well as providing input to help improve upon the performance for the next generation vehicle.

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"Spirit's" Afternoon Rambling 'Round Yuma in the Sunny & Bright. Before Cruising Back to Tucson on Wednesday, 9 December 2009

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Pixs at left showing the "Spirit" at the gate entrance to the Historic Yuma Territorial Prison and above parked right smartly in front of the Yuma County Administration Building Merry Cheers EVADC'rs, PHEV'rs, and EVnthusiasts, One & All - After some 240 miles a'trucking Alas! Also, the "Spirit" is way overdue for a 120,000 miles service maintenance by some 2,000 plus miles so a visit to Sierra Toyota is due.

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Inside EVs reports on independent testing of Nissan LEAFs and battery capacity loss

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Unfortunately, a percentage of those USA cars that are operated in hot climates, such as Phoenix, Arizona, and the state of Texas, have experienced accelerated losses of the vehicle’s range autonomy, when compared to its performance when new. In the USA, that job is advertised as traveling “100 miles” (161km), and even further, 200 kilometers (124 miles) in Japan.

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The "Spirit of DC's" Back on the Road Again! Yahoo, Yahoo! Coming out of Winter Quarters, Bisbee, Arizona

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Third Run was to Tempe, just nearby Phoenix. miles. Cheers PHEV'rs, EVADC'rs, & EVnthusiasts, One & All, The "Spirit" is definitely back on the road -- coming out of Winter Quarters - Bisbee, Arizona. No longer does the "Spirit" have itchy tires! En route to Santa Monica, the "Spirit" did a few towns: First Run was to Sierra Vista. EVJerry's follow-on session with 1LT Paul Anthony, Primary Health Car Provider at th Medical Health Facility at Ft Huachuca.

UPS to purchase ~700 LNG trucks, build 4 refueling stations by end of 2014

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Phoenix, Ariz., Since 2000, the fleet powered by alternative fuels and technologies has driven more than 295 million miles. UPS plans to purchase approximately 700 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks and to build four refueling stations by the end of 2014. Once completed, the LNG private fleet will be one of the most extensive in the US.

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A Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Wants to Visit Your School

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The plug-in hybrid vehicle the “Spirit of DC" was designed to run on electricity alone for about 10 miles before reverting back to acting like an ordinary hybrid.

NREL study finds 2nd-generation diesel hybrid delivery vans show significant gains in fuel economy over conventional vans

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The hybrid group accumulated 33% fewer miles than the conventional group during the complete 18-month study. The hybrids showed a 13 to 36 percent improvement in fuel economy and up to a 45 percent improvement in ton-miles-per-gallon.

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