General Motors Co. is recalling 38,197 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, Buick LaCrosse and Buick Regal sedans in the U.S. because a defective battery control module could stall the engine or cause a fire.
Ford delivered its best hybrid sales quarter ever in the first quarter of 2013 with sales totaling 21,080 vehicles — marking the first time Ford has sold more than 20,000 hybrids in a quarter. Ford’s hybrid sales were up 324 percent nationally over 2012, achieving 16 percent share of the electrified vehicle market — up from 4 percent last year.
The sticker says 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway. Your mileage may vary, as they say. Mine sure did.
Ford Motor Co. is touting a new patented system on its hybrid vehicles, called EV+, that allows vehicles to learn frequent destinations and changes the way power is used to deliver more electric-only driving.
The Center for Automotive Research has decided not to hold a fourth annual Busienss of Plugging In plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle conference later this year.
Lawrence Technological University and the Thuringia Center for Innovation and Mobility, which is associated with Ilmenau University of Technology in Germany, have signed a three-year agreement to cooperate in the development of mechatronic vehicle systems and other innovative technologies for “green” mobility such as hybrid and electric ground vehicles.
The concept is this: The more you drive, the more you would pay
A Troy company that says it can turn your car into a hybrid for as little as $1,995 will exhibit at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference in Pasadena, Calif. Jan. 24-28.
Hybrid car sales have gone into reverse gear.