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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive. Copyright Mercedes-Benz. All rights reserved.

Mercedes-AMG Establishes Lap Record in SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive

Nürburg/Affalterbach – The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive circled the Nürburgring Nordschleife (“north loop”) in a record time of 7:56.234 minutes. Therefore, the electric AMG super sports car is at the same time the first electrically-powered series production
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2012 Toyota Prius Plugin. Copyright Toyota. All rights reseved.

Toyota Introduces 2013 Prius Plug-in MPG Challenge

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – Toyota announced today the launch of the first Prius MPG Challenge rewarding environmentally-conscious, charitable organizations in N.Y., N.J. and Conn., with contributions totaling $20,000. The Challenge – which consists of five separate waves of competition, each
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Penn State's Advanced Vehicle Team Vehicle for the EcoCar 2 Competition. Copyright Taylor Kidd. All rights reserved.

Penn State University Wins EcoCAR 2 Competition

SAN DIEGO — EcoCAR 2: Plugging In to the Future today named Pennsylvania State University its Year Two winner at the EcoCAR 2013 Competition in San Diego. The 15 universities competing in EcoCAR 2 gathered in Yuma, Arizona last week for six days of rigorous vehicle testing and evaluat
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Volvo V60 Diesel Plug-in Hybrid. Copyright Volvo. All rights reserved.

Volvo Car Group Nearly Doubles Production of V60 Plug-in Hybrid

The success of the world’s first diesel plug-in hybrid, the Volvo V60 Plug-in Hybrid, continues. Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is now ramping up production by 90 per cent, just to keep up with the demand. The increased demand, especially in Holland, Belgium and Italy, means that
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Porsche 918 Spyder. Copyright Porsche. All rights reserved.

Porsche 918 Spyder Combines Performance With Efficiency

STUTTGART — The 918 Spyder embodies the essence of the Porsche idea: it combines pedigree motor racing technology with excellent everyday utility, and maximum performance with minimum consumption. The task faced by the development team was to create the super sports car for the next d
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