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3 Types of Hybrid Cars

A hybrid car is car that has two or more energy storage systems that are used to provide propulsion power. There are various types of hybrid cars available in the market today and this cause a lot of confusion.

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Chevy Volt to be made in Solar Powered Factory

The Chevy Volt has been named as the 2011 Motor Trend Car of the Year. This is one of the most prestigious rewards given in the auto industry. It goes to show that electric cars have become mainstream and widely accepted.

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One Million Toyota Prius Units Sold in the US

Toyota celebrated the sale of the one millionth Prius in the United States. Just last month, worldwide Prius sales hit the three million mark. Toyota’s “car of the future” has come a long way since it was first unveiled in Japan in 1997. More than 28 million vehicles are sold each year, and only a […]

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How to Maximize Fuel Efficiency the Ford Way

Ford developed eco-friendly driving technologies to teach drivers how to maximize their vehicles’ fuel efficiency. These are helpful, especially now, when the fuel prices are on the rise. These eco-friendly tools are easy to use and save time help drivers save money. Since 2008, Ford has launched green driving technologies designed to inform the consumers […]

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Kelley Blue Book’s Top 10 Greenest Cars

It’s that time of year again: Kelley Blue Book has announced its top ten picks for the greenest cars of 2010.

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Electric Car Batteries Find Second Life at Wind Farms

Just when you thought you were being kind to the environment by driving an electric car, the truth is… now you’re doing even more good! The one drawback of the electric car was the environmental scourge that is the battery. While the lifetime of some matched that of the car itself, most endured general wear […]

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