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UPS Goes Green with Workhorse

Photo courtesy of Workhorse

The all-new hybrid-electric delivery vehicle will deliver 400 percent of the fuel economy of a comparable gasoline-powered vehicle, and features the truckmaker’s E-GEN technology.

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GM's 2015 Chevrolet Volt

The 2015 Volt provides 40 miles of electric range and an EPA-rated 380 miles of total range.

The first-generation Chevrolet Volt (2011-2015 model years) will soon give way to a new generation of the plug-in electric hybrid that's expected to increase the nameplate's electric range to 53 miles from 40 miles. The Volt is now the top-selling plug-in electric hybrid globally. It's sold in Europe as the Opel/Vauxhall Ampera and in Australia and New Zealand as the Holden Volt. Photos by Kareem Girgis.

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Toyota's 2016 Prius Hybrid

Toyota unveiled the 2016 Prius on Sept. 8 in Las Vegas.

Toyota's fourth generation 2016 Prius gasoline-electric hybrid improves fuel efficiency by 10 percent and will arrive early next year with Mirai-like styling elements designed to improve its emotional appeal, according to the automaker. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Toyota.

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New Zealand City Transitions to EVs

Auckland Council is moving to electric cars. The council has just replaced 10 of its gasoline cars with two fully electric Nissan LEAFs and eight Toyota Prius hybrids.

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Prius C IIHS Crash Test

Prius C IIHS Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the Toyota Prius C a Top Safety Pick, after the subcompact hybrid car delivered an improved performance in the institute's challenging small overlap front crash test. Here's footage from IIHS. For the full story, click here.

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Making a Case for EVs in Fleets

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Dave Head was the Sonoma County Fleet manager for 26 years but as an advocate for electric vehicles in fleets, he sees the new technology as a potential game changer, both for the environment and the bottom line.

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How Targeting Inefficient Fleets Leads to Big Gains

Ian Wright

Q&A with Fleet Technology Expo's opening keynote speaker Ian Wright. He's one of the founders of Tesla Motors but these days he is setting aside luxury electric cars to tackle a much larger problem: How to make medium-duty trucks more efficient.

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Ethos Plus Scan Tool

Ethos Plus Scan Tool

Snap-on’s Ethos Plus Scan Tool helps technicians access OEM-specific codes and live data for more than 70 vehicle systems, including newer technologies such as TPMS, hybrid power systems, body controls, suspension and steering angle.