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Ford Chooses Flexfuel Vehicles While Ditching Hybrid Promise

Sierra Club Statement by Dan Becker, Director, Global Warming Program:

Yesterday, Bill Ford announced in an email to Ford Motor Company employees that Ford was walking away from its promise to produce 250,000 hybrid vehicles annually by the end of the decade.


EPA Unveils Unique Hydraulic Hybrid Diesel Delivery Truck

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today unveiled the first-ever series hydraulic hybrid diesel urban delivery vehicle, which will provide dramatic improvements in fuel economy and in emission reductions.


Are Automakers, Fuel Providers, Consumers & Government Working for Energy Security?

The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers today issued a new report documenting its members' active roles in helping the United States achieve energy security through greater production of alternative fuel autos, new partnerships with fuel providers to expand the fueling infrastructure, and working with governments to get more such vehicles on the road.


Toyota Launches Completely Redesigned Estima Hybrid

Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announced today the nationwide sales launch in Japan of the completely redesigned Estima Hybrid minivan through "Toyota" ("Osaka Toyopet" in the Osaka area) and "Toyota Corolla" dealers.


Patent Filed for Technology for 250 MPG 'Extreme Hybrid' Plug-In Car

AFS Trinity Power Corporation today filed its patent application disclosing the company's new technology for an Extreme Hybrid car capable of carrying the average American motorist more than 250 miles on a single gallon of gasoline or ethanol.


Ford Escape Hybrid Electric Vehicle on Track for All-Time Record Sales on Eve of Earth Day

Ford Motor Company announced today that the Escape Hybrid is expected to post its highest sales month ever, following increased marketing initiatives, increased tax relief, and increased consumer environmental awareness.


DaimlerChrysler Building Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles

Up to 40 Dodge Sprinter Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) will be placed in operation with customers in California, Kansas City and New York among other locations within the United States.


Saab BioPower Hybrid Concept: World's First Fossil-free Hybrid Vehicle

The innovative Saab BioPower Hybrid Concept, making its world premiere at the Stockholm Motor Show (March 30 - April 9, 2006), delivers zero fossil CO2 emissions, enhanced performance and a range of energy-saving features by combining the use of pure bioethanol fuel and electric power generation for the first time.



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