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Average mpg of new cars, trucks holds steady at 25.2 in February

The average fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the U.S. in February held steady from the month earlier at 25.2 mpg, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Old hybrid cars being recycled into household batteries

Filed under: Green, Emerging Technologies, Technology, Hybrid Energizer Recharge AA and AAA batteries use an “active ingredient” from old NiMH hybrid battery packs. Continue reading Old hybrid cars being recycled into household batteries Old hybrid cars being recycled into household batteries originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:23:00 EST. Please see our […]

Toyota cars slip, trucks rise

Any lingering doubts about Toyota’s decision to shut down the youthful Scion car brand may have been doused by the Japanese automaker’s U.S. sales results in February. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

Rhode Island using dirty money to pay for clean cars

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Electric Rhode Island is funding its DRIVE program with pollution settlements, turning things like “Stripper Well Oil Overcharges” into EV rebates. Continue reading Rhode Island using dirty money to pay for clean cars Rhode Island using dirty money to pay for clean cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 28 Feb […]

Cars “freakishly expensive,’ Gilles warns

Ralph Gilles, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles global design chief, has an urgent message for suppliers: The cost of designing and manufacturing vehicles is spiraling out of control. Automotive News Breaking News Feed

EVs will cost the same as gas-powered cars by 2025

Filed under: Green, Technology, Electric If the price of EVs is what’s keeping you from giving up your gas guzzler, you may not have to wait long for the prices to come down. Continue reading EVs will cost the same as gas-powered cars by 2025 EVs will cost the same as gas-powered cars by 2025 […]

Daimler chief sees electric cars beating hydrogen, for now

Filed under: Green, Mercedes-Benz, Electric, Hydrogen, Luxury Daimler chief Dieter Zetsche says he believes EVs are “more likely” to come out on top than hydrogen cars. Continue reading Daimler chief sees electric cars beating hydrogen, for now Daimler chief sees electric cars beating hydrogen, for now originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 21 Feb 2016 […]

Plug In America: Watch out gas cars, EVs are simply better

Filed under: Green, Green Culture, Electric PIA’s executive director writes that plug-in vehicles don’t need high gas prices to survive. They’re simply more fun, and that’s what it takes to win. Continue reading Plug In America: Watch out gas cars, EVs are simply better Plug In America: Watch out gas cars, EVs are simply better […]