Hybrids versus conventional cars in 2005

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:08+00:00 November 13th, 2005|Categories: Alternative vehicles, Automobiles and Energy, Hybrids, Technology|

How many hybrids are available for 2005? Do they get better mileage, how much do they cost? Any deals/incentives on them? How much gas would we save annually if the counterpart non-hybrid vehicles were all hybrids? Deciding to purchase a hybrid vehicle (HEV) doesn't have to mean giving up practicality, even if you need the [...]

Hybrid Taxis

By | 2017-03-22T08:08:08+00:00 November 10th, 2005|Categories: Alternative Fuels, Automobiles and Energy, Ethanol, Ford, Fuel economy, Health & Fitness, Hybrids, Manufacturers, Podcasts, Technology|

New York, NY (Nov. 10, 2005)”The greening of the iconic New York yellow taxi officially begins at 11 a.m. on Thursday as New Yorkers meet the first mini-fleet of hybrid taxicabs “ six Ford Escape Hybrids. Ford was the first American auto manufacturer to introduce a hybrid vehicle. The historic occasion was marked by a [...]

BMW K 1200 S has set a world land speed record in Bonneville

By | 2016-09-25T13:04:43+00:00 November 5th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW, Manufacturers, Podcasts|

By BMW Woodcliff Lake, NJ - November 8, 2005... A 2006 production model BMW K 1200 S has set a world land speed record in the 1000 - 1350 cc stock, partially streamlined, naturally aspirated motorcycle class at Utahs famed Bonneville Salt Flats. The motorcycle, piloted by 56-year-old Andy Sills, of San Francisco, CA, reached [...]