This is the first time I have read a great article about plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. Scott Hollis of Mother Earth News wrote a piece that I have to recall for you all. 100 miles per gallon for starters over 150 mile race.
Someone converted their Toyota Prius hybrid electric vehicle to get it to go 102 miles per gallon during the 2005 Tour de Sol for the NorthEast Sustainable Energy Association. It is one of the greatest advanced car rallies held throughout the State of New York.
The Prius used less than $1 in electricity and only $4 in gasoline to sustain it during the 150-mile race! The prototype Prius (called a plug-in hybrid) was a message to automakers and consumers that the technology to take hybrids one step further is here.
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Source: EV World Blog Tuesday 25 October 2005 The Business Case for Electric Vehicles I know by the reaction of most people that electric vehicles are cool. The reaction that I normally get is something like “This is the coolest thing I have ever seen!” I have been dealing withContinue Reading