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Chevrolet Volt catches fire weeks after crash, feds probe.

The headline that started making the rounds thru the news networks was "Chevrolet Volt catches fire after crash". What you have to read into the story is the Chevrolet Volt caught fire in storage more than three weeks after a government crash test. That's right three weeks after the test. The first news report I heard completely left out that it happened three weeks after the test.

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2011 Audi Q5 Hybrid

The 2011 Audi Q5 Hybrid Quattro has an extremely light body structure with the rear hatch and engine hood made of aluminum. The rigid body shell incorporates hot-shaped steel in numerous places, combining low weight with extremely high strength. Despite an extensive array of standard equipment, the Q5 Hybrid Quattro with its curb weight of less than 2000 kg (4,409 lb) is the lightest hybrid SUV on the world market.

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