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    By The Numbers: June green-car sales jump 35% over 2012 numbers

    June marked the second-fastest year-over-year growth rate for US green car sales for 2013 so far and helped put sales of green vehicles – pure electrics, hybrids and diesels – for the first half of the year about 19 percent ahead of 2012 levels. Americans bought 57,614 ...

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    Report: U.S. fleetwide fuel economy falls for third straight month

    Go figure. That's all we can say to reports that U.S. fleetwide fuel economy in June fell for the third straight month, despite the fact that hybrid and alt-fuel vehicle sales are about double what they were a year earlier. Fleetwide fuel efficiency last month fell to an even 23 miles per ...

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    By The Numbers: June alt-fuel sales double year-earlier figures on Prius surge

    Alt-fuel vehicle sales across all automakers in June more than doubled from a year earlier. The Prius may be better associated with soft-pedaling drivers, but June showed us that the world's best-selling hybrid is figuratively smoking its tires when it comes to getting some distance from a ...

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    Official: Chevy Volt outsells Nissan Leaf for fifth straight month

    Carlos, we have a problem. U.S. sales of the Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in bested the Nissan Leaf battery-electric's for the fifth straight month, with Leaf sales falling behind last year's pace for the first time in 2012, giving pause for those subscribing to Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn's ...

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    Toyota UK's offices go green in June

    Toyota UK has announced that June is the "green month" of the year in its headquarters. The company is using this time for promote internal awareness of environmental issues. As with most offices that engage in environmental policies, the initiatives are built 'round its Three Rs concept: Reduce, ...


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