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    Official: Via Motors plugs into Recargo's Plugshare charging app

    Recargo, Inc., and Via Motors have made an agreement to simplify the charging process for drivers of plug-in hybrid electric trucks and vans. At the Detroit Auto Show this week, the two companies announced an agreement to add Recargo's Plugshare charging station finder in Via's in-dash EV ...

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    Overheating batteries put Chrysler plug-in hybrid testing on hold

    Chrysler hasn't exactly been in a leadership role when it comes to, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Disbanding the ENVI group in 2009 sure didn't help. Plug-in vehicle development continued, though, but the company's PHEV's are now facing another obstacle: overheating. Fortunately, this hasn't ...

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    Automakers scramble to strip weight from trucks

    2011 Ford F-150 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Automakers are gearing up to tackle the upcoming stringent emissions standards head on. From designing more aerodynamic vehicles to producing engines that operate at a high degree of efficiency, automakers appear to have dedicated a ...

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    GM to cut truck production by 300K units by 2009, cuts V8 development

    Click above for more images of the 2007 Chevy SilveradoWe have been covering the amazing decline of the pickup truck in America over the past few months, but General Motor's recent announcement that it will be cutting truck production by some three-hundred-thousand units by next year puts quite a ...

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    Fox Business wants you to keep your trucks

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Piaggio MP3 400 and 500Finding yourself stuck in a truck? Gas guzzling got you down? You are certainly not alone. Though the most obvious thing to do would be to ditch the fuel-inefficient vehicle for a cheaper to run model, Fox Business has other ideas. Keep ...

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    Full-size SUVs from GM to get lighter

    Click above for more high-res shots of the Chevy Tahoe HybridIt was only a few years ago that General Motors was bullish on the U.S. market for full-size, body-on-frame sport utility vehicles. Today? Not so much. These days, the bottom has fallen out of the big truck market, as even the once ...

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    GM launches big incentives on hybrid SUVs

    Click the Tahoe hybrid for a high-res galleryTo go along with the advertising push that General Motors is planning on for its large hybrid SUVs is news that the automaker will increase incentives on its largest models, including its full-size hybrids for the first time ever. Current owners of a ...

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    GM considers the future of the full-size pickup truck

    It's no secret that the pickup truck market is shrinking, with high gas prices as one obvious culprit. In fact, Toyota's ridiculously popular Camry midsize sedan is nipping at the heels of full-size truck stalwarts such as the Chevy Silverado and Ford F-Series. So far this year, General Motors has ...


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