My brother-in-law keeps telling me that he’s never going to get a green car. He says that it isn’t that he dislikes environmentalism. He enjoys trees and the outdoors. He wants to help the planet, but he doesn’t want the bother of plugging in every night and worrying about running out of electricity in less than a hundred miles. He always apologises after he says this because he knows how I feel, but his beliefs are firm. I can see his point. He’s not, and never has been, a crusader for the ecology. I like him anyway.
It seems that every day in our commute to work, spotting a hybrid vehicle is not uncommon. Sometimes we may even catch a glimpse of an electric car. But how green are American drivers compared to other nations? Continue reading for an answer and some explanations for your consideration.
Among Canada’s most popular hybrid cars, there are three Toyotas, a Honda and a Ford. The list includes the Toyota Prius, Camry Hybrid and Highlander Hybrid SUV as well as the Honda Civic Hybrid and the Ford Escape Hybrid SUV.
There are lots of rumors about hybrid vehicles, and how different they are to insure compared with non-hybrid vehicles. You may have read somewhere that hybrids cost significantly more for car insurance compared with a non-hybrid counterpart, for a number of different reasons. This rumor simply isn’t true, and hybrid vehicles may even end up costly a lot less to get covered compared to any other car.
With the slightly misleading title “VOLKSWAGEN’S JETTA HYBRID IS THE WORLDS FASTEST HYBRID”, the German automaker informed us today about a new speed record achieved by a specially prepped Jetta Hybrid sedan driven by Motor Trend magazine writer Carlos Lago at the Bonneville Salt Flats.
The first full hybrid vehicle to go on sale in the European B-segment and the flagship of the Yaris model range, the new Yaris Hybrid makes its world debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show. Combining the ingenious packaging and urban agility of the Yaris model range with the unique driving experience and efficiency of Toyota’s Hybrid Synergy Drive® (HSD), the new Yaris Hybrid is a major step in the company’s full hybrid European roll-out strategy.
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Volkswagen – Europe’s strongest automotive brand – is setting standards worldwide when it comes […]