Chevrolet’s Bolt EV and the new Chrysler Pacifica minivanincluding its plug-in hybrid versionjoined the Honda Ridgeline as winners of the North American Car, Utility Vehicle, and Truck of the Year, respectively.
Ford announced plans to make a hybrid version of the Mustang that will be powered by electric motors as well as a gasoline engine. The vehicle is planned for the 2020-model year.
General Motors announced recently that its new lineup of heavy-duty diesel pickups will soon have natural gas, propane autogas, electric drive, and B20 capability. B20 fuel is a blend of 20-percent biodiesel and 80-percent conventional diesel, which helps lower carbon dioxide emissions and lessens dependence on petroleum. The announcement was made this month at the National Biodiesel Conference in San Diego.
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