Take me to the Hybrid SUVs section please!
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The annual 2011 Hybrid Guide is now available. Recently updated to include information on the 3rd generation Toyota Prius, the totally redesigned Honda Insight, and the highly acclaimed Ford Fusion hybrid - this book covers every new hybrid you can buy this year.
If you are considering the purchase of a hybrid vehicle, there are lots […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | April 17th, 2010 | Continued
It’s late February, 2009 and we are nearing tip-off of what may prove to be the most competitive head to head to head hybrid race yet. Scheduled to make their debut in dealer showrooms this Spring are the 2010 hybrid Ford Fusion (and twin hybrid Mercury Milan), the 2010 Honda Insight, and the 3rd generation 2010 […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | February 22nd, 2009 | Continued
In late October, Ford officially unveiled to the public the newest additions to the world of hybrid sedans – the 2010 Ford Fusion hybrid and 2010 Mercury Milan hybrid. These ramped up new models represent some big advances in technology and Ford is hoping that it pays off by doubling their sales in the next […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | November 28th, 2008 | Continued
How to Hypermile (A Guide for Beginners)
Hypermiling is getting a lot of attention these days, as the environment becomes more precious and the price at the pump climbs ever higher. Hypermiling is the practice of driving to get the maximum fuel efficiency of your vehicle. Wayne Gerdes of CleanMPG.com holds the hypermiling record (2,250 miles […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | July 18th, 2008 | Continued
Why the hybrid market isn’t doing as well as it should
It’s no secret that hybrid cars are a great buy these days. As gas prices skyrocket, reaching new “record highs” each day, more and more people are rushing to their nearest car dealership and scrambling for hybrids. Demand is high and there should be more […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | June 20th, 2008 | Continued
Want to know how your current vehicle stacks up against hybrid cars in terms of gas mileage? Before you run out to purchase a new green suv or car, it’s best to compare. To help you with your decision, the following calculator shows you how much money you could save (in terms of fuel costs) by […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 24th, 2008 | Continued
Watch out Toyota.
Honda may have discovered the secret sauce behind your hybrid success. First, you whip up a 5-door, five passenger hybrid sedan that is not available in a gas-only model. Then you mix it with a price that most people can actually afford. Last, you top it off with a name that is synonymous with the word hybrid.
Based on yesterday’s 2008 ”mid-year address” from CEO […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 21st, 2008 | Continued
Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars
Part Two: Disadvantages
In the last post, we outlined some of the top advantages of owning a hybrid car. Now, we will look at a few of the disadvantages and potential problems associated with hybrid vehicles.
Get ready for some sticker shock.
One common complaint about hybrid cars is their initial price. According to Cars.com, […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 18th, 2008 | Continued
Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cars, a Two-Part Series
First, the Benefits and Advantages
Choosing a new car is all about weighing your options. When deciding between a hybrid car and conventional vehicle, a whole new set of factors comes into play and that does not make the decision any easier. This two-part blog series should help […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | May 9th, 2008 | Continued
What’s Going On In There?
There are many ways hybrid cars are different from standard vehicles. There’s emissions, fuel consumption, cost and, of course, the mechanics of it all. The main difference between the two is that a hybrid car uses electricity combined with gasoline and a standard vehicle uses only gasoline.
In a gas-powered car, fuel […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | April 30th, 2008 | Continued
It’s no secret that hybrid vehicles cost more than their gas-only counterparts. Unfortunately, the price of a shiny new eco-friendly, fuel saving green machine is more than many can afford. Combine that expense with the fact that gas prices are fast approaching $4 per gallon, and you’ve got a lot of people searching for used hybrid cars.
The good news is […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | April 19th, 2008 | Continued
Nissan decided they weren’t going to let Toyota and Honda get all the praise for going green, so in 2007 they rolled out a hybrid version of the Altima. Interestingly, rather than spending years developing their own technology, in 2002 Nissan entered into a licensing agreement with rival Toyota to borrow a version of their patented […]
Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | March 23rd, 2008 | Continued
Take me to the Hybrid SUVs section please!