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Canada Broadens Vehicle List Qualifying for Green Rebates

December 16, 2007

TORONTO, Canada - Canadian fleet managers wishing to purchase new vehicles that qualify for the Canadian government's green rebate program now have more options. Thirty-two vehicles from the 2008 model-year now qualify, compared to 21 the previous model year. The rebate program also includes vehicles from the 2006 and 2007 model years. Some 2008 models, including the Saturn VUE and Highlander Hybrid, offer a higher rebate for the 2008 model year, compared to the 2007 model year. The vehicles must be purchased in Canada. The qualifying vehicles are as follows:

Toyota Prius Rebate: $2,000 1.5 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 4.1 L/100 km

Honda Civic Hybrid Rebate: $2,000 1.3 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 4.5 L/100 km

Smart ForTwo (Coupe) Rebate: $2,000 1.0 L, 3 cylinder 5-Speed Automatic with Manual Mode CFCR = 5.4 L/100 km

Smart ForTwo (Convertible) Rebate: $2,000 1.0 L, 3 cylinder 5-Speed Automatic with Manual Mode CFCR = 5.4 L/100 km

Ford Escape Hybrid FWD Rebate: $2,000 2.3 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 6.1 L/100 km

Ford Escape Hybrid AWD Rebate: $2,000 2.3 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 7.0 L/100 km

Saturn VUE Hybrid Rebate: $2,000 2.4 L, 4 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR = 7.3 L/100 km

Toyota Camry Hybrid Rebate: $1,500 2.4 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 5.7 L/100 km

Nissan Altima Hybrid Rebate: $1,500 2.5 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission (AV) CFCR = 5.8 L/100 km

Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4x4 Rebate: $1,500 3.3 L, 6 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 7.7 L/100 km

Toyota Corolla Rebate: $1,000 1.8 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.3 L/100 km

Toyota Yaris Rebate: $1,000 1.5 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.3 L/100 km Hatchback/Sedan

Mini Cooper Clubman Rebate: $1,000 1.6 L, 4 cylinder 6-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.3 L/100 km

Mini Cooper Rebate: $1,000 1.6 L, 4 cylinder 6-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.3 L/100 km

Toyota Yaris Rebate: $1,000 1.5 L, 4 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR = 6.4 L/100 km Hatchback/Sedan

Honda Civic (2-door) Rebate: $1,000 1.8 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.5 L/100 km

Honda Civic (4-door) Rebate: $1,000 1.8 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.5 L/100 km

Honda Fit Rebate: $1,000 1.5 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 6.5 L/100 km

Lexus RX 400H 4WD Rebate: $1,000 3.3 L, 6 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 8.1 L/100 km

Jeep Compass 2x4 Rebate: $1,000 2.4 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 8.1 L/100 km

Jeep Patriot 2x4 Rebate: $1,000 2.4 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 8.1 L/100 km

Chevrolet HHR FWD Rebate: $1,000 2.2 L, 4 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR = 8.2 L/100 km

Chevrolet HHR Panel FWD Rebate: $1,000 2.2 L, 4 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR = 8.2 L/100 km

Nissan Rogue FWD Rebate: $1,000 2.5 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission (AV) CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km

Jeep Compass 4x4 Rebate: $1,000 2.4 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km

Jeep Patriot 4x4 Rebate: $1,000 2.4 L, 4 cylinder 5-Speed Manual CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km

Jeep Compass 2x4 Rebate: $1,000 2.0 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km

Jeep Patriot 2x4 Rebate: $1,000 2.0 L, 4 cylinder Continuously Variable Transmission CFCR = 8.3 L/100 km CFCR - 'Combined Fuel Consumption Rating' as submitted by each vehicle's manufacturer to Transport Canada's Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Information System. This value can be approximated by adding 55% of the vehicle's city fuel consumption rating to 45% of the vehicle's highway fuel consumption rating. * Models may not be exactly as shown. Model Year Flex-fuel Vehicle ecoAUTO Eligibility

Chevrolet Impala FFV Rebate: $1,000 3.5 L, 6 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR (E-85) = 12.3 L/100 km

Dodge Avenger FFV Rebate: $1,000 2.7 L, 6 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR (E-85) = 12.7 L/100 km

Chrysler Sebring Sedan FFV Rebate: $1,000 2.7 L, 6 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR (E-85)= 12.7 L/100 km

Chevrolet Impala FFV Rebate: $1,000 3.9 L, 6 cylinder 4-Speed Automatic CFCR (E-85) = 13.0 L/100 km CFCR = Combined Fuel Consumption Rating as submitted by each vehicle's manufacturer to Transport Canada's Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Information System. This value can be approximated by adding 55% of the vehicle's city fuel consumption rating to 45% of the vehicle's highway fuel consumption rating.

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