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California drivers push plug-in sales to 40% of the market


Californian residents are powering up the sales of rechargeable cars in the US, with more than 100,000 units sold in the Golden State, which equals to around 40% of the domestic plug-in auto market. The California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative said that sales of hybrid and battery-only cars in California reached 102,440 models from December 2010 until last month. Industry researcher ...
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