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Probe into Chinese NEV figures

Probe into Chinese NEV figures

China’s NEV industry is facing a scandal, with claims that production numbers have been inflated to win subsidies. Chinese media has reported that the Government has launched a fr ...

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Hyundai shows off new hybrid drive train

Hyundai shows off new hybrid drive train

South Korean automaker Hyundai has continued to develop its hybrid technology, revealing a new drive train with an eight speed transmission it plans to put in its next generation ...

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Toyota aims for 90pc CO2 cut by 2050

Toyota aims for 90pc CO2 cut by 2050

Auto giant Toyota has released am ambitious plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from its new vehicle sales in 2050 globally by 90 percent on 2010 levels average. Most Toyota v ...

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Buy a hybrid car, with drone included

Buy a hybrid car, with drone included

Swiss automaker Rinspeed has introduced a hybrid self driving sports car which comes with an onboard drone to record the adventures of the road. The company is planning to unveil ...

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Porsche 911 hybrid by 2018

Porsche 911 hybrid by 2018

Porsche has all but confirmed that it will offer its iconic 911 model in hybrid form from 2018, offering a capability to switch from electric mode in the city, to petrol powered o ...

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Japan gifts Prius fleet to Ukraine

Japan gifts Prius fleet to Ukraine

Japan has donated more than 1500 hybrid vehicles for the Ukraine police force as part of the Kyoto Protocol under an emissions trading mechanism. The large Toyota Prius hybrid fle ...

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Hybrid Porsche does 350km/h in Oz outback

Hybrid Porsche does 350km/h in Oz outback

Porsche has demonstrated the high performance of its 918 Spyder “hybrid supercar” by taking the vehicle up to a speed of 350km/h on an unrestricted Australian highway. With NZ rac ...

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GM recalls Volt hybrids over carbon monoxide risk

GM recalls Volt hybrids over carbon monoxide risk

General Motors extended range Chevrolet Volt hybrid is being recalled due to a potential risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. The auto giant has announced 64,000 Chevrolet Volt hybr ...

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New generation EVs and hybrids at Geneva Motor Show

New generation EVs and hybrids at Geneva Motor Show

The Koenigsegg Regera hybrid, designed to be the fastest car on the planet, is one of the EV highlights of the Geneva International Motor Show which begins this week. The Swedish ...

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Range Rover hybrid pulls caravan through Arctic

Range Rover hybrid pulls caravan through Arctic

A new Range Rover Sport Hybrid has towed a 2.5 tonne caravan on a 4000 kilometre journey to the Arctic Circle. Range Rover teamed with US caravan manufacturer Airstream for the tr ...

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