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Clean Diesel and Hybrid Car Sales Boom in August

Clean Diesel and Hybrid Car Sales Boom in August

Sep 12 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Double-digit growth green vehicle technologies

Two of the greenest vehicle technologies available in the United States are clean diesel and hybrid automobiles. Sales for vehicles using both technologies increase significantly in August 2013...

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Clean Diesel and Hybrid Car Sales Boom in August

Sep 12 2013, 2:30pm CDT | by

Double-digit growth green vehicle technologies

Two of the greenest vehicle technologies available in the United States are clean diesel and hybrid automobiles. Sales for vehicles using both technologies increase significantly in August 2013 compared to August 2012. Statistics show that clean diesel cars grew by 41.8% compared August of 2012 during August 2013.

During the same time period sales of hybrid vehicles increased 38.1%. Those are significant growth rates compared to the same month of the previous year. Overall, the US car market registered a comparatively small 17% increase in August 2013 compared August 2012.

In the past 36 months, clean diesel sales rates have increased in 32 of those months. 27 months out of that 36 month range saw clean diesel sales increase in double-digit numbers. Interestingly, diesel cars remain relatively unpopular in the US.

 
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SUV Review: 2015 Porsche Cayenne

Sep 12 2014 1:14pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

BARCELONA —  Having transferred the mantle of “the sports car of sport-utes” to the smaller, lighter, nimbler Macan, the most interesting aspect of the redesigned, third-generation, 2015 Cayenne is not the numerous tweaks and improvements that will keep the larger SUV at least competitive — if not a standout — in the crowded segment, but how easily it adjusts to its new role — that of the grand doyen within the P ...
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