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    Report: Ferrari teases new "powerful road car ever," and it's a hybrid
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    We doubt the developers of the Toyota Prius had this in mind, but we'll take it. The Ferrari with the most power ever, which will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show next January, will indeed be a hybrid, Automotive News reports, citing people it declined to identify. The new model, which will ...

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    Official: Montezemolo confirms new Ferrari Enzo hybrid by year's end
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    Business has been good for Ferrari. Thanks in no small part to expanding its activities in developing markets, the racing team turned automaker raked in 556 million euros in revenues to generate 42.1 million euros in profit in the first quarter of this year alone – an increase of 13.2 and ...

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    Report: Patents reveal Ferrari working on non-KERS hybrid
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    Ferrari is known for hyper-exotic supercars, speed and big price tags. There is a reason, though, that we didn't mention fuel efficiency. Hopped-up V8 and V12 engines don't exactly conjure up images of tree-hugging, and, for the most part, our Autoblog pals are more than okay with that. That ...

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    Report: Ferrari hints, again, at V12 hybrid powertrain option
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    The maker of some of the world's fastest cars appears to be s-l-o-w-l-y making its way towards hybrid powertrains. Ferrari, which has been saying that it would explore a V12 hybrid powertrain, made further hints of a Ferrari hybrid in the future at the launch of the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta last ...

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    Report: Ferrari FF converted to run on bio-ethanol packs 875 hp
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    There are drawbacks to every kind of alternative to burning fossil fuels in our cars. Electric cars don't have enough range. Hybrids are burdened with what essentially boils down to two parallel powertrains. Hydrogen is limited to where it is available. Bio-ethanol has its own drawbacks, but ...

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    NHL star Teemu Selanne scores a silver Fisker Karma
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    Nicknamed "The Finnish Flash," Teemu Selänne led the National Hockey League (NHL) in goals scored three times, was named to the NHL's All-Star Team on two occasions, won the coveted Stanley Cup in 2007, holds three Winter Olympic medals and currently serves as an alternate captain of the ...

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    Ferrari boss says we'll "never see a Ferrari electric"
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    It's not too hard to imagine a future – a distant one, perhaps – where the majority of automobiles run on electricity, is it? It is for Ferrari president Luca di Montezemelo, who says that pure electrons are not part of the Prancing Horse's equation. While chatting with our cohorts ...

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    VIDEO: Ferrari 430 Scuderia bales out of race with Tesla Roadster
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    While the Tesla Roadster is not exactly a perfect track car – the power electronics module (PEM) may reign in the horses after a few laps of all-out racing to protect itself from overheating – it does offer up a huge amount of relatively manageable power. Relatively manageable, that ...

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    Saft supplying five Formula 1 KERS cars with VL li-ion batteries [w/video]
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    Saft has revealed that it will supply its "state-of-the-art" batteries based on its VL lithium-ion cells to five of the 12 Formula 1 (F1) teams competing this season, including Ferrari and Lotus Renault GP. The batteries are a vital part of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) that is being ...

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    Report: Ferrari speeding ahead with CO2 reduction
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    Think of Ferraris and the most direct correlation you're likely to come up with to the color green is the money you'll spend on one. But the fact of the matter, according to reports, is that Ferrari is gaining more ground in its commitment to reduce carbon emissions than any of its ...

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    Scuderia Ferrari F1 team turns to biogasoline for last 3 races of the season
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    Ferrari F60 – Click above for a high-res image gallery
    NASCAR recently announced that its official fuel for the 2011 season would be Sunoco Green E15, an ethanol-gas blend that's sure to make the farm boys happy. Now, the Formula One team of Scuderia Ferrari will turn to biogasoline, a ...

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    Report: Ferrari Enzo successor will be a hybrid
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    Ferrari 599 HY-KERS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sorry, Ferrari purists, but even the mighty Prancing Horse isn't immune to the need to increase fuel economy. According to Autoweek, Ferrari Chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has confirmed that the successor to the Enzo throne ...

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    Paris Preview: Ferrari to introduce more efficient version of California GT
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    Ferrari California – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Every automaker, including low-volume, high-performance brands like Ferrari, is going to have to reduce fuel consumption in the coming years, and the Italians will show their first tangible effort at the Paris Motor Show. The ...

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    American Le Mans Series Ferraris switch to cellulosic E85
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    This weekend's round of the American Le Mans Series at Miller Motorsports park in Utah will see the four Ferrari F430 GTs of Extreme Speed Motorsports and Risi Racing switch from running on an E10 ethanol/gasoline blend to using cellulosic E85. With this change, 10 of the 13 cars running in GT2 ...

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    Ferrari boss says more efficient V6 could be added to engine lineup
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    Ferrari 599 GTO – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ferrari and fuel efficiency are two terms which reveal few hits if entered into Google's search engine. On the other hand, Ferrari and supercar will give you page upon page of results well worth looking at. But times are changing and ...

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    Ferrari Boss Felisa: "Hybrid means we can protect the V12"
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    Ferrari 599 HY-KERS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In the Eighties, you wanted your MTV. Now that you're a little older and a lot richer, you want your naturally aspirated V12 Italian cars, and both Ferrari and Lamborghini plan to deliver. The raging bulls at Sant' Agata are ...

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    Ferrari 'forced' to add hybrid, emissions concerns not 'real'
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    Ferrari 599 HY-KERS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    By now, you've likely seen the various hybrid vehicles shown off by Ferrari, both for racing and for street-legal models in concept form. Purists might be more than a bit put off by the idea of a supposedly eco-friendly vehicle ...

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    F1 teams consider bringing back KERS for 2011
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    BMW Sauber F1.09 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    A great debate is currently taking place between Formula One teams as to whether they should reinstate the use of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) for next year. The proposal is being considered by the team principals ...

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    Video: Ferrari does the hybrid thing
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    Ferrari HY-KERS – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    You can bet that when Ferrari does a hybrid, it isn't going to be your run-of-the-mill battery assist. Based on its experience last season in Formula One with the Kinetic Energy Recovery System – developed in concert with ...

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    Ferrari wins first Formula one race with cellulosic ethanol blend
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    Fernando Alonso winning the 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Corvette Racing and several other teams in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) have been running on cellulosic ethanol for two years now but the alcohol fuel made its first appearance in Formula One ...

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