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As If You Needed Another Reason to Hate California

Image via Wikipedia Now you have two more.  Assuming you’re a Chevy Volt and/or hybrid car fan, anyway.  First, California will be ending the special exemption that Prius and other hybrid car owners enjoyed which allowed their “green cars” to use the HOV (aka “carpool”) lane even when only one passenger was in the car.  …
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Opel Ampera To Make 370-mile “Cross Country” Road Trip

For some reason, this headline is “news.”  Probably only to, who are all about the Chevy Volt (the Opel Ampera is the Volt’s European sibling).  If you didn’t see anything in the headline above to make you wonder why this is news, then… well, I guess I’ll have to spell it out.  I was …
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The Lotus Evora 414E Hybrid Hype

Well, the latest hype in the world of EV is the new hybrid concept from Lotus, due to be unveiled next week at the Geneva Motor Show.  The original Evora (pictured on CNet) is a very pretty car.  The hybrid version?  Well, we’ll see, but don’t be surprised if it’s not all it’s cracked up …
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