Best Used Green Cars To Buy: Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

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OK, OK, calm down. Yes, we're recommending a full-size sport utility with a huge V-8 engine as a "best used green car to buy." Because there are green choices in every automotive category, and this is by far the greenest full-size sport utility vehicle. We often read in our comments that no one needs a sport utility, that the entire world

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2011 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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The 2011 Chevy Tahoe is still one of the largest hybrid SUVs on the market today. Even with these capabilities, the 2011 Tahoe delivers an EPA estimated 20 MPG city and 23 highway. Reviewers did cite some negatives about the 2011 Tahoe Hybrid. Chevy Tahoe

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2011 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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The 2011 Chevy Tahoe is still one of the largest hybrid SUVs on the market today. Even with these capabilities, the 2011 Tahoe delivers an EPA estimated 20 MPG city and 23 highway. Reviewers did cite some negatives about the 2011 Tahoe Hybrid. Chevy Tahoe

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Review: 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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To make these trips more pleasurable and make it easier to find your way, General Motors has added a new color touch-screen navigation and radio system to the 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. Similar high-end safety features are included with the 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. Chevy Tahoe

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Reviewed: 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

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To make these trips more pleasurable and make it easier to find your way, General Motors has added a new color touch-screen navigation and radio system to the 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. Similar high-end safety features are included with the 2012 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid. Chevy Tahoe

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

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The Chevrolet Tahoe and Volt are among the most popular vehicles in the Maven City car-sharing portfolio. Maven, General Motors’ personal mobility brand, has expanded its offerings to include a new monthly service, Maven Reserve. Maven members pay a monthly fee to reserve a new GM vehicle loaded with technology for 28 days. Members can download the Maven app to view pricing by market in real time for Maven Reserve.

Hybrid Chevrolet Tahoe Updates For ‘09

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The Chevrolet Tahoe is available in four models (LS, LT, LTZ, and hybrid) for 2009, ranging in price from $37,915 to $51,405. Now in its second year of production, the 2009 Chevy Tahoe hybrid is mainly unchanged from 2008 with the following exceptions. Tags: Chevy Tahoe

Tahoe: Hybrid vs. Flex Fuel

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On my way to work this morning a pulled up to a stoplight directly behind what I thought was a hybrid Chevrolet Tahoe. Knowing that you can purchase all three options in the 2010 Chevy Tahoe, I decided to take a closer look to compare and contrast the benefits of each.

Quick Look At Hybrid SUVs

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Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid – $52,300 – 21 mpg. Same as Tahoe Hybrid, but with more luxury & style. Many visitors who arrive on HybridSUV.com may be overwhelmed with the amount of information available here.

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What a 2011 Chevy Volt Has In Common With a Huge Tahoe Hybrid

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The 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid is a big, old-fashioned, body-on-frame full-size Put them side by side, and they could be vehicles from two different planets. The new 2011 Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car is GM's green halo car, its foray into the future of electric drive vehicles, and the focus of a huge marketing and publicity effort.

Gas Mileage For Every 2013 SUV

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Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid. Chevrolet Tahoe. The last time I checked, gas prices in the United States had increased every day for 33 consecutive days. The average cost for a gallon of gas at the time of this post was $3.74. Just a month earlier it was $3.31.

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97 SUVs For 2012

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Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid. Chevrolet Tahoe. Most visitors to HybridSUV.com are here for one of two reasons. Either they want to learn more about hybrid-electric SUVs, or they are looking for a sport utility vehicle that gets decent gas mileage.

GM investing $385M in Romulus Engine plant to prepare for production of new fuel-efficient engine program

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The plant, which currently has about 840 employees on two shifts, produces a variety of V6 and V8 engines that power GM full-size vans, SUVs and pickups, including the Chevrolet Express, Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban and Colorado, GMC Savana, Sierra, Yukon, Canyon, and Cadillac Escalade. General Motors will invest approximately $385 million to prepare the Romulus Engine plant in Michigan for production of an all-new, fuel-efficient engine program.

Aqua Metals produces first AquaRefined lead at first AquaRefinery; tests 99.99% pure

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The company has now produced high-quality AquaRefined lead with a commercial-scale AquaRefining module at its facility in the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center in Nevada. Aqua Metals has produced the first AquaRefined lead at its AquaRefinery in McCarran, Nevada.

True Zero fuels 1M hydrogen fuel cell vehicle miles in California

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The True Zero Network of hydrogen-charging stations spans from Lake Tahoe, through the San Francisco area and down into Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Retail hydrogen-station operator True Zero reported that it has powered more than 1,000,000 zero-emission miles by fuel-cell vehicles. True Zero opened its first charging station nine months ago, so the milestone signals a ramp up of fuel-cell vehicles on California roads in recent months.

New Ford Police Interceptors deliver up to 35% better fuel economy when idling

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L/100km) is best in class, topping the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV. The Police Interceptor utility out-accelerated the V8-powered Tahoe in the LASD tests, reaching 60 mph in 8.4 seconds for the Tahoe.

ML450 Hybrid In ‘09 Looks Doubtful

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The three, two-mode hybrids GM offers (Yukon, Tahoe, Escalade) combined for about 6,000 total sales during 2008. We originally learned about Mercedes’ plan to develop a hybrid version of their popular M-Class in September of 2007, at the Frankfurt Auto Show.

Cadillac to offer advanced V2V and semi-automated driving technologies in certain 2017 MY vehicles

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GM and Carnegie Mellon University demonstrated this when the “Boss,” our fully autonomous Chevy Tahoe, won the DARPA Urban Challenge in 2007. Super Cruise, GM’s semi-automated driving technology, will come to market in a new 2017 Cadillac vehicle. Click to enlarge.

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Top 10 Green Cars revealed

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Tags: BMW Chevrolet Ford Green cars Honda Latest news MINI Toyota Volkswagen BMW 335d Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Ford Escape Hybrid Ford Fusion Hybrid Honda Fit Honda Insight Hybrid kbb.com Kelley Blue Book MINI Cooper top 10 green cars Toyota Highlander Hybrid Toyota Prius Volkswagen Golf TDI

Sales of hybrid cars increase in US

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GM hybrids currently include the Chevrolet Malibu, Saturn Aura and Saturn VUE BAS; as well as the Tahoe, Silverado, Sierra, Yukon and Cadillac Escalade two-mode hybrids. After months of doom and gloom for the auto industry in the USA, there is finally a ray of hope courtesy of hybrid cars. Reported sales of hybrids in the US increased by 5.2 per cent by volume in June 2009 compared to the same month in the previous year.

GM, Carnegie Mellon renew agreement to develop automated vehicle technologies

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The collaborative work builds on GM and Carnegie Mellon’s development of Boss, an autonomous Chevrolet Tahoe named for GM R&D founder Charles F. General Motors recently renewed its five-year agreement with research partner Carnegie Mellon University of Pittsburgh to continue developing technologies that could allow future production vehicles to drive autonomously.

GMs Taub: self-driving vehicles could be ready by end of decade

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GM has been a leader in developing autonomous vehicle technology, having worked with Carnegie Mellon University to develop the “The Boss” Chevrolet Tahoe that brought autonomous vehicle operation to life in 2007 and won the DARPA Urban Challenge.

GMs views on challenges for battery development for extended range electric vehicles

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Tahoe two-mode) Plug-in hybrid (announced) EREV. Examples of degradation effects causing Li-ion battery power or capacity fading. Source: Roland Matthé, GM. Click to enlarge.

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Japan-US DRIVETHEARC EV fast charging corridor breaks ground in Northern California; 50 fast chargers by March 2017

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DRIVETHEARC , a corridor of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations spanning from Monterey to Lake Tahoe, broke ground in El Dorado Hills, Calif.

Compare 11 SUVs On 11 Specs

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Chevrolet Tahoe. Based on what people are searching for on HybridSUV.com and the keyword searches driving traffic from search engines, we recently created a one-page document to help our visitors compare hybrid SUVs. We call this the Hybrid SUV Comparison Chart.

Johnson Controls partners with and invests in Aqua Metals for lead-acid battery recycling technology

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Aqua Metals is based in Alameda, California, and has built its first recycling facility in Nevada’s Tahoe Reno Industrial Complex. Johnson Controls (JCI), the world’s largest manufacturer of automotive batteries, finalized an agreement with Aqua Metals covering North America, China and Europe for its cutting-edge electrochemical battery recycling technology. Earlier post.) Under terms of a multi-faceted deal, the company is investing in Aqua Metals (AQMS) and licensing the technology.

GM invests $1.4B for Arlington Plant upgrades for SUVs

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Production schedules for Chevrolet Tahoes and Suburbans, GMC Yukons and Yukon XLs and Cadillac Escalades will be unaffected by the construction. In its largest single plant investment in the US this year, General Motors announced $1.4 billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant to more competitively produce high-quality full-size SUVs. The investment allows the plant to be reconfigured with a new paint shop, body shop and general assembly area upgrades.

2010 Yukon Hybrid Options

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Like the sharing that goes on between the GMC Sierra and the Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids, the 2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid is a virtual replica of the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid underneath the skin. In that respect, the Yukon and the Tahoe are quite different.

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New Ford Police Interceptors deliver up to 35% better fuel economy when idling

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L/100km) is best in class, topping the Chevrolet Tahoe PPV. The Police Interceptor utility out-accelerated the V8-powered Tahoe in the LASD tests, reaching 60 mph in 8.4 seconds for the Tahoe.

True Zero opens first hydrogen fueling station in California central coast region

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Phase one of the True Zero Network was brought online at an unprecedented speed and scale throughout the Silicon Valley, the greater Los Angeles area, the Lake Tahoe area and the San Joaquin Valley.

GM to use wind power for more than 50% of annual vehicle output from Arlington Assembly plant

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Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. General Motors’ Arlington, Texas, Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power. The 115 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy will be enough to manufacture more than half of the plant’s annual vehicle output.

True Zero’s California hydrogen network hits 2M miles fueled mark; second 1M miles in 60 days

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True Zero has built 16 hydrogen-charging stations in its statewide hydrogen network spanning from San Diego, through Orange County and Los Angeles, to Santa Barbara, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Lake Tahoe, including a station on the I-5 corridor at Harris Ranch. True Zero , which operates the world’s largest network of hydrogen charging stations, has powered two-million miles of zero-emission driving on California roads 60 days after reaching its first million miles.

Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle now offers 365 hp EcoBoost engine

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Ford is introducing a Ford Police Interceptor utility vehicle with the 365-horsepower (272 kW) 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine.

Big Hybrids Could Soon Be Extinct

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In fact, the Two-Mode Hybrid is used in the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid, Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid, and GMC Yukon Hybrid, as well as the 2013 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid. GM Rethinks Hybrid Option. General Motors plans to drop the hybrid option in many of its pickup truck lines in years to come.

LPG system provider Icom earns 17 new EPA certifications For GM vehicles

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The Chevrolet-brand vehicles include Silverado, Tahoe, Express vans, Avalanche and Suburban. Icom North America, a developer and manufacturer of liquid-injection propane (autogas) systems for commercial and consumer vehicles, has received 17 new US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its patented JTG II Propane Liquid Injection bi-fuel systems.

Are Hybrids Really 25% Safer?

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The NHTSA ranked the Cadillac Escalade Hybrid SUV AWD, the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid SUV 4WD and the GMC Yukon Hybrid SUV 4WD (all 2012 models) very high. Despite each receiving a mediocre rollover rating of 3 stars, the Escalade, Tahoe and Yukon all averaged an overall rating of 4 stars.

Chevrolet and GMC expand alternative fuel fleet offerings; expanded CNG/LPG lineup

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Caprice PPV Equinox Express Impala Silverado Silverado HD Suburban Tahoe. Chevrolet and GMC are partnering with Power Solutions International, Inc. ( PSI ) to introduce heavy-duty pickups and full-size vans powered by 6.0-liter V-8 compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-capable engines starting in the first quarter of 2017. Chevrolet also will offer CNG and LPG versions of its new Low Cab Forward commercial truck.

Polk County, Oregon Sheriff’s Office running 10 patrol cars on propane

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The Polk County, Oregon, Sheriff’s Office is running 10 patrol cars converted to propane autogas, including seven Ford Crown Vics, two Chevy Tahoes and one Ford F-350 pickup truck; the office expects to save more than $20,000 every year by using the alternative fuel.

GM scaling back in Russia; Opel out by December, Chevy to minimize presence

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GM will focus on the premium segment of the Russian market with Cadillac and US-built iconic Chevrolet products such as the Corvette, Camaro and Tahoe. General Motors announced plans to change its business model in Russia. The Chevrolet brand will minimize its presence in Russia and the Opel brand will leave the market by December 2015. This change in our business model in Russia is part of our global strategy to ensure long-term sustainability in markets where we operate.

The EV Curveball

Revenge of the Electric Car

As a new driver, learning on the roads of Kansas City, I pass by Suburbans and Tahoes on a daily basis. Welcome back to guest blogger Andrew Grin … Andrew Grin and his modified Hyundai Tuscon. “Who Killed the Electric Car?&# made me realize the huge impact that these big SUV’s have on our environment and our country. The film inspired me then as a young 14 year-old to take a stand against the flawed status quo.