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2978 NEWS ITEMS ARCHIVED IN 2008

Dr. Jekyll Meets Mister Hybrid in Detroit
For every earth-hugging citizen like the Mercedes-Benz S300 Bluetec Hybrid or Toyota A-BAT hybrid truck on display at NAIAS 2008, there was a hard-drinking V-8 pickup or a sinister sports car out to murder your m.p.g. - 20-Jan-2008

Hybrid Cruisin'
Michigan Tech team shows off their Challenge X Chevy Equinox conversion. - 20-Jan-2008

Automakers Start Thinking Green
The 2008 North American International Auto Show was a clear indicator that vehicle manufacturers -- domestic and import -- feel the general public is deeply concerned about fuel economy and vehicle emissions. - 20-Jan-2008

Dream Machines
Exotic concept cars still dominate the Detroit Auto Show, but increasingly their real beauty lies under the skin. - 20-Jan-2008

Toyota to Field Hybrid at Le Mans in 2010
Dozens of Toyota employees from its motor sports and hybrid vehicle development divisions have formed a team to develop racing cars for Le Mans. - 21-Jan-2008

Race to Develop Plug-in Hybrids Charges Up
It's an electrifying race with many entrants, but one analyst says it's more of a public relations scramble right now for an industry that's lagged drivers' demand and desires for alternative power. - 21-Jan-2008

Toyota Races Ahead in Lithium Battery Production
The company announced at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show that it will begin producing its own lithium-ion batteries for plug-in hybrid vehicles through its joint venture with Panasonic. - 21-Jan-2008

Israel Looks to Electric Cars
Automaker Renault-Nissan will manufacture the cars and Better Place, a California start-up founded by former SAP executive Shai Agassi, will build the infrastructure, which may eventually consist of 500,000 charging points and up to 200 battery-exchange stations. - 21-Jan-2008

E-on Electric Car in Development in India
The joystick-guided car will have an electric front wheel drive and a seating capacity of two with a top speed limited to 30 km/hr. - 21-Jan-2008

Electric Car Fleets May Hold Promise for Improved Public Transit
The most effective way of reducing pollutants is through use of electric vehicles (EVs), which are approximately 97 per cent cleaner than petrol-powered cars. - 21-Jan-2008

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