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    Report: Tycoon sells Yo-hybrid to Russian state-run institute for 1 euro

    To paraphrase an old anti-drug campaign, one of Russia's wealthiest men is just saying "nyet" to building what would be the country's first home-produced hybrid-electric vehicle. Mikhail Prokhorov's Onexim Group, which first announced the Yo-hybrid line of vehicles in 2010, is walking away from ...

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    Report: Yo-Auto will cut Yo-Mobile hybrid annual production in half

    Yo-Auto, the Mikhail Prokhorov-owned automaker that's been making plans to build the first Russia-made hybrid car, will scale down production of its Yo-Mobile to less than half of its previous goal when the car goes live in 2015, Ria Novosti reports, citing company executive Andrei Ginzburg. The ...

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    Report: Yo-Auto unveils first natural-gas/electric SUV, also powered by gasoline

    When one thinks of Russia and cars, innovation does not immediately spring to mind. One company may be changing that, however. The delightfully named Yo-Auto – or as it is only slightly less delightfully known in Russian, Yo-Avto – is taking a road technologically less-traveled with ...

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    Report: Yo Mobile, Russia's first hybrid, delayed until 2015

    Hybrids are generally known more for their fuel economy than speed. True to form, Russia's first gas-electric model just got a little slower. Yo Auto, the hybrid-vehicle maker launched with help from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, said the Yo Mobile model will be pushed back to early ...

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    Report: Prokhorov's Yo-Auto pitches CNG-hybrid crossover 'Yo-Mobile' [w/video]

    Yo-Auto, the hybrid-vehicle maker launched in part by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, is pitching a crossover hybrid that can run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG) and can get about 65 miles per gallon. The company, which is owned by Prokhorov's Onexim Group and ...

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    Report: Prokhorov's upcoming hybrid vehicle due in 2012? [w/video]

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    Remember the news a couple weeks ago that Mikhail Prokhorov was planning on introduction a vehicle that would use "advanced technology"? The Russian news site RT is reporting a few more details on the upcoming vehicle. Actually, make ...

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    Report: Russia's richest man plans to launch new city car

    Mikhail Prokhorov, also known as the Richest Man in Russia and hopeful new owner of the New Jersey Nets NBA franchise, is reportedly planning to launch a new city car through his Onexim Group. Reports coming out of Russia are saying that the vehicle will sport some kind of "advanced technology," ...


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