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Toyota Shrinks EV Plans, Focuses on Hybrids Instead

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A couple of years ago, Toyota announced plans to "sell several thousand of the vehicles per year," but that has now been significantly downsized.

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OnStar To Unveil In-Car Video Chat And 4G Video Streaming At CES 2012

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CES appears to be becoming the first big auto event of the year where auto giants can shine with their latest in-car technologies to consumers. At the upcoming CES next month, GM's OnStar will be showing off their new in-car system and they have just teased us with.

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GM Announces All-Electric Chevy Spark EV for 2013

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As the market for electric cars grows, General Motors have announced the upcoming 2013 launch of a new electric urban car, cleverly named the Chevy Spark.

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Cadillac ELR plug-in luxury hybrid coupe based on Chevy Volt

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GM isn't going to leave the Volt platform alone, because they've just announced the Cadillac ELR. This Caddy uses the same underpinnings as the Volt, but they've made it distinctly more performance oriented and with more of a luxury spin. It's apparently based on the Converj concept car and its powerplant combines a four cylinder engine and a T-shaped lithium ion battery pack, the latter of which is the primary source of power.

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Chevy Volt Price Starts at $41K Canadian

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It's been almost a year since we learned about the American pricing for the Chevrolet Volt, but only now have they announced how much the electric car is going to cost when you buy in the Great White North. The Canadian MSRP on the Volt starts at $41,545.

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GM to cut Chevy Volt prices for second generation

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Those planning to by the next generation of Chevy Volt will be pleased to hear the car will be about 17 percent cheaper than the original

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GM to stimulate electric car market with a handful of new models

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If you're an American looking to trade in your car this year and are considering making the switch to electric, you might want to hold off for the time being. According to a statement made by GM's chief executive Daniel F. Akerson, there's going to be a lot more options on the U.S. market in a couple years.

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Volt: A Chevy facade

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What ever happened to the maximum range of 80–100 miles (130-160 kms) per charge on GM's EV1 in the mid 90s? I mean, that was the 90s. There's no way technology has gotten 65 per cent worse over the last 15 years. Come to think of it, wasn't that right about the same time Microsoft decided they should add internet capabilities to their products?

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GM prices Chevy Volt electric car at $41,000, $31,500 after rebate

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GM has announced the price of the Chevy Volt electric car, the first mass-produced EV to hit the streets of America (since the EV1, but that wasn’t mass-produced, just mass-acred) will cost $41,000. The US Government is giving a $7,500 credit, so this would take the EV’s price down to $33,500. This price is just about in the middle of the range that was expected; although at the pre-rebate, not post-rebate price.

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Chevy Volt electric car gets a price tomorrow

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Eyes have been on the Chevrolet Volt for quite some time now. This electric-vehicle is supposed to revolutionize the automotive industry, but how much will it cost us? Well, that part of the equation is expected to be revealed tomorrow. General Motors VP of US Marketing Joel Ewanick will be making an announcement at the Plug-In 2010 Conference in San Jose, California.

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Remotely Charge Chevy Volt with BlackBerry/iPhone Apps

The Chevy Volt will not be a major volume seller, but it could represent a major accomplishment for General Motors. It’s a hybrid, but it can also run on electricity alone for shorter trips; you just have to plug it in to top up the batteries. What if you don’t want to rack up your power bill? Well, it seems ...

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Cadillac Converj Hybrid Coupe Gets Green Light?

You know how we’ve been waiting for the Chevrolet Volt for what feels like an eternity? It seems that the electric car will be joined by a more upscale stablemate in the form of the Cadillac Converj. We’ve only seen this car in concept form, but it seems that Caddy is ready to push this car into production. The Cadillac ...

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