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Miles Javalon XS500

Electric vehicles don't have to look like glorified golf cars or have weird styling. They can look like normal sedans with normal amenities and creature comforts. That's the rather ambitious goal of the Javalon XS500 Read More »

Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Hybrid cars and SUVs are selling well with every more coming to market. Hybrid school buses are already carrying kids. Hybrid shuttle buses, refuse and utility trucks are ready for production. FedEx, UPS and Puralator have hybrid package delivery trucks in their fleets. Some 500 hybrid electric transit buses are already in service around the country. Read More »

Understanding Hybrid Vehicles

"A hybrid vehicle is a vehicle with two or more energy storage systems, both of which must provide propulsion power", said Dave Hermance of Toyota Engineering and Manufacturing of North America. Read More »

A List of Available Hybrid Vehicles

Currently Available Hybrid Vehicles Ford Escape Hybrid 2WD Ford Escape Hybrid 4WD Honda Accord Hybrid Honda Civic Hybrid Automatic Honda Civic Hybrid Manual Honda Insight CVT Honda Insight Manual Lexus RX 400h 2WD Lexus RX 400h 4WD Mercury Mariner Hybrid Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2WD Toyota Highlander Hybrid 4WD Toyota Prius The following models are expected to be produced or are ... Read More »

Diesel Vehicles

Diesel-powered vehicles typically get 30-35% more miles per gallon than comparable vehicles powered by gasoline. Read More »

Fuel Cell Vehicles

Fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) may not reach the mass market for a decade or more, but a limited number will be available for sale or lease in 2005-06 to demonstration fleets in areas with a readily accessible hydrogen supply. Read More »