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Wednesday, 12 October 2011 01:25

Sale of Hybrid Cars Set to Increase

The Government has extended the full exemption of import and excise duty for hybrid and electric cars of below 2,000cc for two more years under Budget 2012 to promote the assembly of such vehicles in the country.

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Customer confidence in driving the Chevrolet Volt as an everyday vehicle depends on electric utilities providing the uninterrupted power at home and work to support the vehicles.
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Toyota City, Japan, March, 2011—Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces global cumulative sales of its hybrid vehicles have topped the 3-million mark, with more than 3.03 million units sold worldwide as of February 28, 2011.

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved its fuel-economy label for the 100-percent electric Nissan LEAF, rating the vehicle to be “best” in the midsize vehicle class for fuel efficiency and “best” for the environment.
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Wednesday, 21 April 2010 07:45

Reserve Your Nissan LEAF Electric Car Now!

Because of strong consumer demand, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) will begin taking reservations for the Nissan LEAF zero-emission, all-electric vehicle on April 20.
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The Renault–Nissan Alliance and the Mexico City Government today announced a partnership that paves the way for the introduction of the Nissan LEAF in Mexico’s capital city in 2011.
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Volvo Trucks North America, headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina, today took part in a grand opening demonstration of technology to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The effort aims to dramatically cut down on truck engine idling by making it easier to use electric power when parked at truck stops.
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Mitsubishi Motors Corporation will be showing a total of 16 cars at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show in October. Among cars on display at the Mitsubishi Motor stand include two concept cars developed to a "The EV(electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid vehicle): Its dawn and future" theme: the Mitsubishi Concept PX-MiEV and the i-MiEV CARGO, the i-MiEV new-generation electric vehicle for which the company is currently accepting pre-orders for the start of sales to individual customers in April 2010; and 10 current production vehicles that qualify for eco-car tax incentives in Japan.

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EfficientDynamics is the most effective program for reducing CO2 emissions in road traffic. Achieving a reduction of average fuel consumption and CO2 ratings by 10.2 per cent, the BMW Group has once again made the greatest progress in terms of efficiency of all car makers in the European automobile market in the year 2008.
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