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Fuel-efficient cars lead Detroit show

Hybrids, electrics expand lineups

The Chevrolet Volt might drop its internal combustion engine in favor of purely electric propulsion. The Chevrolet Volt might drop its internal combustion engine in favor of purely electric propulsion. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
Globe Wire Services / January 12, 2010

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Alternative energy vehicles were the news yesterday at the Detroit auto show. Honda Motor Co. showed off the production model of the 2011 CR-Z, a sporty two-seater hybrid that will go on sale late summer in the United States. Toyota Motor Corp. , the largest seller of gasoline-electric autos, said a small hybrid car might be the first of a ... (Full article: 386 words)

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