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A mash-up of the Chevy Volt, GM’s full-size SUV “two-mode” hybrids, and the Buick brand. General Motors announced last week that it plans to produce the world’s first plug-in hybrid SUV, in the form of a new yet-to-be-named Buick crossover. The new model will first be released in 2010 as a gas-powered vehicle available with […]

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Auto industry publications are reporting that an upcoming Buick Crossover due out in 2011 will be the first application of GM’s two-mode plug-in hybrid system—technology that was originally intended for the Saturn Vue. “Those reports are pure speculation,” GM spokesperson, Dayna Hart, told Hybridcars.com. “There are plans to implement the system into a future vehicle, […]

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It’s not easy following the bouncing ball of the General Motors plug-in crossover SUV. The vehicle was originally conceived as a Saturn Vue in 2007, became an unnamed Buick model in August 2009, and two weeks later was a technology in search of a vehicle. The plug-in hybrid Vue was originally planned for 2010, but […]

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