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1 hr ago | News Max

Mars Rover Takes 'Selfie' After Spring Cleaning

A recent 'selfie' taken by the Mars rover Opportunity shows it is taking full advantage of the Martian winds' cleaning powers.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Science / Technology, NASA

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Tesla, GM pushing to zap battery costs, analysts say

Teslas like the one pictured run on lithium ion batteries. Though everyone in New Mexico is watching Tesla Motors for its next move, the announcement that General Motors will spend $450 million on a battery plant for its new electric cars also has the automotive world buzzing.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Tesla Motors, Startups, Automakers, General Motors

9 hrs ago | India Auto News

2015 Chevrolet Cruze goes LIVE at New York Motor Show

Refreshed in format and exclusive in design, the new 2015 Chevrolet Cruze made its debut at the 2014 New York Motor Show.

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Related Topix: Sedan, Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet, Cable & Satellite, Media, Radio, Siri, Chevrolet Malibu, Hybrid, Chevrolet Impala, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt

13 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

And Now There Is One... BMW i3 Declared 2014 World Green Car

The BMW i3 was chosen from an initial entry list of fourteen new vehicles from all over the world, then a short list of three finalists that included the winner as well as the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron and the Volkswagen XL1.

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Related Topix: BMW, BMW i3, Hatchback, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Bridgestone, Marketing, Mercedes Benz E320, Mercedes-Benz, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Chevrolet, Honda, Honda Civic - Hybrid

17 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Chevrolet Expected to Launch Cheaper Chevy Volt Plug-In Hybrid Next Year

Chevy is currently working on the next-generation Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, which is expected to arrive sometime next year.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

22 hrs ago | Autoblog

Volvo S60L Petrol Plug-in Hybrid is the full package

At next week's Beijing Motor Show , Volvo is set to introduce a new member of its plug-in hybrid family.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Volvo, Volvo V60, World News, China, Asia, Hybrid, Autos

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Jalopnik

Ask The Man Responsible For Cadillac Design Anything

Cadillac was stodgy and staid for decades. But now, it is a brand on a mission to be modern and relevant.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac, Sedan, Cadillac ATS, Hybrid, Cadillac Escalade, SUV, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Autos

AlertNet

INSIGHT-In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch

In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the revolutionary Prius, the first commercially successful gasoline-electric hybrid car.

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Related Topix: Toyota Prius, Coupe, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Automakers, Toyota Motor, Honda Motor Co, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet

PowerPulse

Semtech Launches SC802 Series Battery Charger ICs

Semtech Corp. , a producer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced its SC802 Series of lithium-ion/lithium-polymer battery charger ICs, which feature a six-hour programmable charge timer and thermistor voltage input sensor to allow designers to program in redundant charge termination functions to protect portable products from faulty ... (more)

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Semtech, Electronics, Camarillo, CA, Hybrid

AutoWeek

BMW Concept X5 eDrive: Driving impressions: Behind the wheel of BMW's new plug-in hybrid luxury SUV

We got a chance to sample the BMW Concept X5 eDrive , a plug-in hybrid version of the BMW X5 luxury SUV , ahead of its appearance at BMW's New York auto show press conference.

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Related Topix: BMW X5, SUV, BMW, Coupe, BMW i8, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Autos

Knoxville News Sentinel

TVA revamps vehicle policy following IG audit

Ed Marcum/News Sentinel Wilson Taylor III, TVA's external ombudsman, has a 2011 Chevrolet Volt assigned to him and available to the 40 people he oversees in his department.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet, Sports

Engadget

GM reportedly working on a lower-cost Chevy Volt

When it comes to electric vehicles, the Chevrolet Volt is as mainstream a brand as it gets.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Nissan Leaf, Nissan, Gadgets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Motley Fool

A Safer Way to Invest in Surging Demand for Electric Vehicles

One of the biggest stories in the news for the past year or two has been the rising popularity of electric vehicles.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Socieda Qumica Min De Chile, Chemicals, Hybrid

R & D

Relieving electric vehicle range anxiety with improved batteries

Electric vehicles could travel farther and more renewable energy could be stored with lithium-sulfur batteries that use a unique powdery nanomaterial.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Chemistry, Science, Hybrid

Autoblog

Read This: Have battery researchers been using the wrong formula for 80 years?

There's a near endless list of things in automotive drivetrain technology that have changed since 1930.

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The Huffington Post

'Mushroom Death Suit' Allows Your Body To Break Down Naturally And Dispel Toxins

For those interested in natural cemeteries, but not so fond of being buried, allow me to introduce you to the Mushroom Death Suit.

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Related Topix: Death Care, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet

Sys-Con Media

American Manganese Inc. Acquires Silica Deposit for Emerging Lithium Ion Battery Technology

A research team at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering recently published their research results on silicon anodes in Nano Letters, and as reported in the university's press release : "Researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering of have improved the performance and capacity of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Saturn, University of Southern California

Tech Review

Does Musk's Gigafactory Make Sense?

Battery-powered cars could play a big role in reducing the world's use of fuels that cause climate change.

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Related Topix: Sense, Electronic, Hybrid, Laptops/Notebooks, Tesla Motors, Startups, Nissan Leaf, Hatchback, Nissan

The Otago Daily Times

Lions fund batteries for LandSAR

Richard Kennett , of Wakatipu LandSAR, Queenstown Lions Club member Dan Turnbull and LandSAR group support officer Mike Ambrose, of Hawea, with some of the new lithium-ion batteries bought for the group by Queenstown Lions.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

India Auto News

BMW details the new X5 eDrive before New York debut

BMW joined hybrid SUV makers' club with its X5 eDrive concept showcased in 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Related Topix: BMW X5, SUV, BMW, Hybrid

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