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General Motors is bringing hybrid power back to its pickup trucks, though for now the trucks are limited to buyers in California. In a select number of 2016 Chevy Silverados and GMC Sierras fitted with a 5.3-liter V8 and eight-speed transmission, GM will offer eAssist mild-hybrid technology, resulting in a boost of 2 mpg across […]

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Today Ford said that a hybrid version of its popular F-series trucks would be built by the end of the decade. The revelation came while CEO Mark Fields was discussing the company’s recent announcement of a $4.5 billion investment in developing 13 new electrified vehicles, and he gave the briefest mention of the hybridized F-Series […]

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When General Motors announced last week details on the 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 and Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickups, notably absent was any mention of the hybrid models of the Sierra and Silverado. Speculation that GM would take the hybrids out of the lineup – though still available as 2013 models – surfaced in late summer. […]

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> Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Coming off near-record levels in March, the hybrid market took a nosedive in April. With gas prices soaring, […]

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> Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Hybrid sales leapt higher in March, growing by nearly 50 percent compared to February and compared to last […]

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Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Renewed consumer interest in buying cars and a jump in gas prices combined to revive hybrid sales in February. […]

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> Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Sales of hybrid gas-electric cars started off 2011 with gains of 12 percent compared to a year ago. […]

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> Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard As we reported a few days ago, hybrid car sales made a slight increase in November compared to a year ago—while the overall auto market jumped by nearly 17 percent. Yet, the real story of the current hybrid market points to the success or failure of individual models, […]

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> Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard After months of lackluster sales, purchasing of hybrid cars showed signs of life in October. Automakers reported 24,228 sales, the highest volume since May. That put hybrids at 2.55 percent of the new car market for October. Hybrid sales were 9.2 percent higher in October than in the […]

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> Subscribe to the HybridCars.com Market Dashboard Hybrid sales were up by 10 percent in September, compared to a year ago. But the total year-to-date numbers tell a more accurate picture. So far in 2010, automakers have sold 10 percent fewer gas-electric hybrids, in an overall auto market that has grown by about 10 percent. […]

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