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    Official: Ford Focus EV recalled, again, this time with ambulances

    When we saw a note about a recall for the Ford Focus Electric, our first reaction was, "is that a new one? Because it's getting hard to tell." This year, we've already seen the Blue Oval's all-electric hatch recalled for non-working door chimes and a "wiring incompatibility" in the headlights. ...

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    Official: Chevy Volt's UK doppelgänger to be tested as an ambulance

    We still can't figure out where those wacky British will fit the gurney, but we'll let that go as we report that the UK version of the Chevrolet Volt will be tested as an ambulance across the pond. A Vauxhall Ampera, which, along with the Volt extended-range plug-in, was named the 2012 European ...

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    Tiny island of Tershcelling gets fully electric ambulance from Th!nk

    With the current limitations (no pun intended) of battery-electric vehicles like the Th!nk City, one of the last places we'd expect to see one operating is as an ambulance. After all, when life is on the line, top speed and range suddenly become of paramount concern. On the other hand, our health ...

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    Medic! Spanish bifuel ambulances curb emissions, disappoint drivers

    A Spanish ambulance company in the city of Zaragoza, Ambuibérica, is trying out bifuel vehicles to transport patients. The 10 Mercedes-sourced vehicles use bifuel powertrains that can burn both natural gas and gasoline. Turns out, the drivers aren't too happy with these models: they ...

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    Canadian ambulances test hydrogen fuel-injection systems

    Two ambulances in the Waterloo region are testing hydrogen fuel injection systems. Hiller Truck Tech and Canadian Hydrogen Energy have teamed to develop and install a system that converts distilled water into hydrogen and oxygen. Both gasses are pumped into the diesel fuel stream to reduce harmful ...


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