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GM Awards Advanced Development Battery Contracts For Chevrolet Volt E-Flex System

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WILMINGTON, Del. - General Motors has awarded two contracts for advanced development of lithium-ion batteries for its electric drive "E-Flex System," it was announced today at GM's annual shareholder meeting. ...

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That part about a 25% in fuel economy for the Tahoe and Yukon will be welcomed. The question is how much is the hydrid going to cost over the regular models?
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On the SUVs I would guess at about a $6,000 price premium for the hybird models.
Hybrids are only expensive now since the technolgy is so new.
5-8 years down the road when it's more commonplace, they will be at less of a premium, and eventually one can hope that there will be no price difference.

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