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Fisker Gets $529 Million Loan from U.S. Government
Fisker Gets $529 Million Loan from U.S. Government

26 Apr 2010, 14:06 UTC / The U.S. Department of Energy has finalized a deal to provide Fisker Automotive with a $529 million loan (EUR396 million) to develop plug-in hybrids and to retool a former General Motors assembly pl...

 
Delphi to Offer Portable Charging System
Delphi to Offer Portable Charging System

14 Apr 2010, 12:07 UTC / Delphi, a global automotive supplier will collaborate with ClipperCreek, a developer of electric vehicle charging stations to develop and market portable charging systems for all-electric and plug-i...

 
Chevy Volt Achieves 39.9 Electric Miles During Testing
Chevy Volt Achieves 39.9 Electric Miles During Testing

13 Apr 2010, 07:06 UTC / After the first pre-production Chevrolet Volt rolled off the assembly lines at the end of last month, GM announced yesterday the first results of the tests to which the plug-in hybrid is being subje...

 
Proton Concept Will Use Lotus Hybrid Powertrain
Proton Concept Will Use Lotus Hybrid Powertrain

23 Feb 2010, 10:58 UTC / The Proton Concept, that will be introduced at the upcoming Geneva Auto Show, will be powered by a complex hybrid powertrain supplied by Lotus Engineering, the consultancy arm of the famous British ...

 
Kia Presents Ray’s Interior Design Story
Kia Presents Ray’s Interior Design Story

16 Feb 2010, 09:04 UTC / Korean car manufacturer Kia decided to present the story behind the interior design of the Ray Plug-in Hybrid, a concept on which the company will build its first production hybrid later this year. ...

 
Kia Ray Plug-In Hybrid Concept Coming at Chicago
Kia Ray Plug-In Hybrid Concept Coming at Chicago

21 Jan 2010, 10:45 UTC / Although most companies brought their latest goodies at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, some others are trying to set their models apart from the rest of the industry by ...

 
Quantum Could Supply Q-Drive Components for the Fisker Karma
Quantum Could Supply Q-Drive Components for the Fisker Karma

21 Jan 2010, 08:52 UTC / Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide (QTWW) announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with Fisker Automotive for the exclusive supply of Q-Drive Plug-In Hybrid components and cont...

 
Danish Crown Prince to Drive the Fisker Karma
Danish Crown Prince to Drive the Fisker Karma

15 Dec 2009, 16:12 UTC / The first individual outside the Fisker development team to drive the Fisker karma plug-in hybrid will be Denmark’s Crown Prince HRH Frederik. Fisker Automotive is led by Danish auto designer ...

 
2010 Prius Plug-In Hybrid Makes US Debut in LA
2010 Prius Plug-In Hybrid Makes US Debut in LA

3 Dec 2009, 09:33 UTC / After showcasing this possible future version of the Prius at the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show, Toyota took the plug-in States side to showcase it at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. As you know by n...

 
2012 Volvo Plug-in Hybrids First Details
2012 Volvo Plug-in Hybrids First Details

25 Sep 2009, 13:42 UTC / Volvo has already announced that it will debut a plug-in hybrid range in 2012 but today, the company rolled out the first details of the upcoming models. The Swedish manufacturer says the battery...

 
Fisker Automotive Gets $528,7M Loan
Fisker Automotive Gets $528,7M Loan

23 Sep 2009, 07:00 UTC / Building affordable, fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid electric cars AND creating at least 5,000 US jobs... That is what Fisker Automotive is meant to do with the $528,7M conditional loan that it receiv...

 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Concept Full Details
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid Concept Full Details

11 Sep 2009, 07:16 UTC / After Japanese manufacturer Toyota announced at the beginning of the month that the plug-in hybrid version of its Prius will be attending the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show, yesterday the manufacturer rel...

 
Mercedes-Benz Vision S 500 Plug-in HYBRID Revealed
Mercedes-Benz Vision S 500 Plug-in HYBRID Revealed

10 Sep 2009, 14:51 UTC / After announcing the lineup for the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), including the new E-Klasse convertible and wagon and the latest SLS AMG, Mercedes Benz revealed the latest addition to the show, ...

 
Volvo Demo Fleet to be Powered by Ener1 Batteries
Volvo Demo Fleet to be Powered by Ener1 Batteries

14 Jul 2009, 10:50 UTC / We were telling you last month about the partnership between Volvo and the Swedish energy company Vattenfall in developing the carmaker’s first plug-in hybrid set to be launched in 2010. Since...

 
Hybrid vs. Plug-In Hybrid
Hybrid vs. Plug-In Hybrid

9 Jul 2009, 19:08 UTC / The latest developments in terms of technology in the automotive industry have caught most of us by surprise. Despite financial downfall, R&D has continued within manufacturers' labs and we...

 
Fisker Karma Deliveries Set to Start in mid-2010
Fisker Karma Deliveries Set to Start in mid-2010

9 Jul 2009, 08:17 UTC / The much-debated Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid will finally hit the streets next year in May or June, after entering production in late 2009. Russel Datz, a Fisker spokesperson, said the company has a...

 
GM Struggles to Meet Obama Plug-in Hybrid Goal
GM Struggles to Meet Obama Plug-in Hybrid Goal

24 Jun 2009, 10:29 UTC / General Motors admitted that it will struggle to comply with President Obama's goal to have 1 million plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles on the streets of the United States by 2015, a company...

 
Volvo Confirms Plug-In Hybrid for 2012
Volvo Confirms Plug-In Hybrid for 2012

1 Jun 2009, 12:53 UTC / Although it is currently fighting with the economic recession, Volvo still has the resources to develop new vehicles so it today announced that the company's first plug-in hybrid is set to be l...

 
Toyota: Prius Plug-in 65 MPG Just a Press Misunderstanding
Toyota: Prius Plug-in 65 MPG Just a Press Misunderstanding

6 Feb 2009, 08:45 UTC / A few days ago, Autonews reported one of the greatest achievements of the US Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid: a 65 mpg fuel consumption rating. The aforementioned source quoted a Toyota spokesperson who...

 
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Achieves 65 MPG
Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Achieves 65 MPG

3 Feb 2009, 11:51 UTC / Even if it's well known the fact that Toyota Prius provides a very low fuel consumption thanks to its hybrid system, the plug-in hybrid technology brings even more than that. According to Toyot...