Archive for the ‘Hybrid’ Category

Tesla Roadster with $42,000 tax credit

Icon Written by admin on October 22, 2009 – 4:35 pm

It sounds too good to be true, but here it is: You can buy a 2009 Tesla Roadster, with a list price of $109,900, and pay just $67,800 for it. That is a $42K or 38.6-percent discount on a brand-new Tesla. What’s the catch you ask? You must be a resident of Colorado and take [...]

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Mercedes S400 Hybrid - $87,950 next generation lithium-ion battery

Icon Written by admin on October 10, 2009 – 3:15 pm

Leave it to Mercedes Benz to turn the Hybrid world upside down by becoming the first automaker to put a next generation lithium-ion battery into a production hybrid. The only draw back, the cars $87,950 price tag.,2933,562261,00.html

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Chevrolet Volt 230 mpg???

Icon Written by admin on September 3, 2009 – 1:33 pm

Let me start by saying that I am not a big fan of the Obama controlled GM (Government Motors). I believe the government has no place in the auto industry and Obama wasted tax payer dollars when he bailed out and ultimately purchased GM. That being said the VOLT was in development prior to Obama’s [...]

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BMW New Concept Plug-In Diesel, Hybrid

Icon Written by admin on September 2, 2009 – 4:08 pm

It looks like BMW is working on something interesting the Vision EfficientDynamics concept. The Vision EfficientDynamics concept drive-train combines a plug-in hybrid with 1.5-liter, 163-hp, direct-injection, three-cylinder turbo diesel with two electric motors (one per axle), lithium-ion batteries and a software controller that modulates both drive-trains for a combined 356 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of [...]

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