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Walmart Truck Prototype Is Eco-Friendly And Badass Walmart Truck Prototype Is Eco-Friendly And Badass

Have you seen Walmart’s new prototype for their trucks? You should definitely take a look because the design is very impressive. The prototype was unveiled at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Walmart wanted to show off the truck as proof that …

Even More Hybrid Tablets Are on the Way Even More Hybrid Tablets Are on the Way

The PC market is still in decline, though the bottom of the market may now be in sight. At the same time, the tablet market is still going strong, growing nearly every quarter at a rapid pace. Given these realities, …

Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year

Motorists in the U.S. may have noticed the trend in the past few years of more Toyota Prius vehicles on the road. There’s good reason for this trend above the environmental concerns that so often surround conversations about hybrid vehicles: …

Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption Emissions Laws May Push Electric Car Adoption

Though electric vehicles are slowly becoming more popular in western markets, car manufacturers are still being conservative with the technology. This may change rapidly in the coming years, however, as emissions mandates begin to put pressure on manufacturers. Market research …

Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020 Electrics to Make Up 7% of Light Vehicle Market by 2020

With electric car sales now rising and charging station infrastructure for the vehicles now rolling out, it seems that electric vehicles are finally starting to become mainstream. With major car manufacturers now debuting fully-electric plug-in models, the number of electric …

Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans Audi Hybrid Vehicles Win Big at Le Mans
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For the first time in history, a hybrid vehicle has won at Le Mans 24 Hours. Audi fielded a team of four of its Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid vehicles, and the cars have taken first, second, third, and fifth …

Search Activity For Hybrids Declines

Searches for fuel- efficient vehicles have decreased as gas prices have begun to drop according to Cars.com Consumer Search Index.

Google’s Solar Panels Power Up
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Some time ago, Google announced that it would install a number of solar panels on the much-discussed Googleplex.  Those panels are now in place, on, and, according to the company, generating “an electricity output capable of powering approximately 1,000 average California homes.”

Gas Prices Spike Searches For Hybrids

Gas prices reaching $2.90-$3.00 per gallon appear are the boiling point that pushes consumers onto the Internet to research some peace of mind, according Hitwise. Searches for [gas prices] and [hybrid] soar at those prices, as does traffic to energy sites.

Toyota Doubling Up On Hybrids

The popularity of hybrid vehicle models like the Prius has soared along with gasoline prices in North America.