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Toyota Advanced Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicle Achieves 431 Mile Estimated Range

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) announced the results of a recent collaborative fuel cell hybrid vehicle range and fuel economy field evaluation.


Fisker Karma Selected as a Finalist for Green Car Journal's 2009 Green Car Vision Award

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc co-founded Fisker automotive and designed and engineered its proprietary Q-Drive.


New Tool Provides Better, Faster Onboard PHEV Performance Evaluation

Analysis and evaluation of plug-in hybrid vehicle performance is faster and better, thanks to a new tool developed by Argonne engineers.


Next-Generation GM Hybrid System Announced in Geneva

As another key element in its overall global strategy to improve fuel economy and reduce oil consumption and CO2 emissions, General Motors Chairman Rick Wagoner announced today that GM will introduce a second-generation version of the GM Hybrid System with a new, more powerful lithium-ion battery.


GM Forms New Vehicle Engineering Organization for Hybrids, Extended-Range Electric Vehicles

In another step aimed at bringing the electrification of vehicles into the mainstream development process more quickly, General Motors has formed a new engineering organization especially dedicated to implementing hybrid and extended- range electric vehicles (E-REV) and advanced battery technology.


UltraBattery Sets New Standard for HEVs

The UltraBattery combines a supercapacitor and a lead acid battery in a single unit, creating a hybrid car battery that lasts longer, costs less and is more powerful than current technologies used in hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs).


Saturn Vue Green Line Plug-in Hybrid SUV May Begin Production in 2010

Saturn announced today at the North American International Auto Show that production may begin as soon as 2010 on a plug-in hybrid electric version of the Saturn Vue Green Line, expected to be the first regular production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle.


AFS Trinity Unveils 150 MPG Extreme Hybrid (XH) SUV

In just completed road tests, a 2007 SUV straight off an American automaker's showroom floor and subsequently equipped with the patent pending Extreme Hybrid (XH) drive train, exceeded 150 mpg, AFS Trinity Power Corporation reported today at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.



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