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London Fleets to Test Ford PHEVs

Five fleets are participating in Ford’s Transit plug-in hybrid van London Trial, which is designed to explore how lower-emission plug-in hybrid electric vans could support cleaner air targets, including Metropolitan Police Service and a transportation system in London.

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Buick Unveils Velite 5 PHEV in China

General Motors has unveiled the Buick Velite 5 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which is a rebranded and modified version of the Chevrolet Volt manufactured in China.

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2017 Work Truck Show in Pictures

Alliance AutoGas technicians converted this F-150 to run on propane autogas.

The 2017 Work Truck Show offers up an array of new trucks, engines, and other commercial vehicle announcements. The show runs from March 14 to 17 in Indianapolis. Read our coverage here. Photos by Chris Brown, David Cullen, Lauren Fletcher, and courtesy of Blossman and NTEA.

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Volt, Prius Prime Excel in Safety Tests

Volt, Prius Prime Excel in Safety Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently evaluated two all-electric cars, the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3. Also evaluated were two plug-in hybrids, the Chevrolet Volt and Toyota Prius Prime. The plug-in hybrids fared the best, earning Top Safety Pick+ awards. Video courtesy of IIHS. For the full story, click here.

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2016 L.A. Auto Show: SUVs, Electrification, Mobility

Photo of 2019 Ford EcoSport by Paul Clinton.

The mobility revolution is happening through greater connectivity, manufacturers' suites of transportation services, electrification, and the introduction of autonomous vehicles themselves. At the same time, manufacturers are placing the car at the center in this new world.

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2016 L.A. Auto Show: Green Vehicles

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles dominated the 2016 show, suggesting that manufacturers want to give drivers electrified powertrains with range anxiety. Read full coverage here. Photos by Chris Brown, Paul Clinton, Thi Dao, Amy Hercher-Winter, Andy Lundin, Roselynne Reyes, and Chris Wolski.

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Chevrolet Volt Excels in Crash Tests

Chevrolet Volt Excels in Crash Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the 2017 Chevrolet Volt a Top Safety Pick+ award winner. Here's footage of the car's small overlap crash test. Video courtesy of IIHS. For the full story, click here.