Hydraulic hybrid cars to be mass produced by Chrysler.
Using a brake-stored "launch assist" technology developed and tested by the EPA since 2004
, the lesser known hydraulic hybrid
vehicle is relatively clean-burning and fuel efficient, easy to deliver, and isn't powered by batteries. How it all works.
Official: GM reveals the production Chevy Volt 2011
SUV sales are up.
In spite of higher gas prices and concern about global warming, Americans still want bigger cars. It might not be enough to save the Hummer H2
Car owners in the north Virginia area are apparently stocking up on hybrid cars - so much so that they are clogging up the carpool lanes they're allowed to use under state law. I can't believe they're doing it just to get a better lane, considering the purchase price on the vehicles.
Ford will sell hybrid Escape at a loss.
In order to get technology out to the public, and get feedback from customers, Ford is going to release it's hybrid version of the Escape SUV, and take a loss with it.
With today's economy, who knows what that will mean in the end for an already struggling Ford.
I stumbled upon the EV world
today, a site dedicated to electric car news. They have some good articles, like this one on Nissan's new electric station wagon
, and of course they have the requisite Ed Begley Jr. photo
on their main page.