Vauxhall Ampera Tries its Luck as an Ambulance Apprentice

The Vauxhall Ampera, which is the European version of the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, is going to be incorporated into the emergency fleet of the United Kingdom’s NHS Trust. The United Kingdom’s Yorkshire ambulance service would like to see how vehicles like this could be incorporated into such a fleet and reduce its carbon footprint and fuel expenditure by 30% by 2015.

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Fisker Claims Drivers Are Averaging 150 MPG in Fisker Karma

The 2012 Fisker Karma is a relatively heavy vehicle, weighing in at 5,300 pounds, and it achieves only 20 mpg when burning gas, however, it can operate without gasoline, during which time it becomes very efficient.

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Chevy Volt Vehicles Outsell All Plug-In Cars in the U.S, and Here is Why

Chevy Volt sales may be seem blow, but they still outsold the rest of the plug-in cars on the U.S market in 2012. In 2012, they accounted for 45% of all plug-in electric car sales in the United States, at 23,461 units, and when you account for the Volt’s European cousin, the Opel Ampera, the picture looks even rosier.

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