Archives For Hybrids

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 just because people in that part of town are riding bikes and have hybrids and stuff.”

The message I get is we’re supposed to give in to peer pressure. Right?


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 Continue Reading…

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!): Continue Reading…

Day 17 – Buying a Car

April 14, 2006

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

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

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