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OT: I Don’t Like This Ford Escape Hybrid Commercial

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

I saw this commercial for the Ford Escape Hybrid awhile back and it bugged the heck out of me: Hybrid SUV Commercial It’s this part of the commercial that bugs me: GIRL: “Hey Dad, I want you to drop me off a block before we get to the theater.” DAD: “Sure.” GIRL: “You know, it’s […]

And the First EPA-Influenced Vehicle is…

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2006

a TRASH TRUCK! According to this Wall Street Journal article, the first EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) – influenced vehicle will be a hybrid trash truck, which should be in service sometime next year. The article

The Ten Highest Mileage Cars (They’re Small)

Monday, August 21st, 2006

I was just over on the JD Power website and I found their list of cars with the highest gas mileage or fuel efficiency. Here’s the list (as you can tell, they are all high mileage cars!):

Day 17 – Buying a Car

Friday, April 14th, 2006

When it comes to buying a car, we have many choices to make:

Are Hybrid Vehicles Worth the Money?

Friday, August 26th, 2005

Sarah Breckenridge of Smart Money wrote an excellent article in which she took four vehicles (Ford Escape, Honda Accord, Toyota Highlander, and Lexus RX) and compared the hybrid version of those vehicles with the standard version. I wanted to see how much a person could save (or not save) by buying the hybrid version