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Hybrid Sales Slump: No End Insight

Only days before the totally redesigned 2010 Honda “Insight” hits dealer showrooms, and yet there is no end “in sight” for several months of falling hybrid sales figures. It will be interesting to see if the first green vehicle priced under $20,000 can jumpstart the hybrid vehicle market again, especially with gas prices down about 50% […]

21Mar2009 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 1 comment | Continued
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Cheaper Hybrid Automobiles Needed Next

How a failing economy could hurt hybrid car sales
On December 2, 2008, the United States learned that it had been in a recession for over a year. While the news wasn’t exactly a shock to many who have watched stocks tumble, 401(k)s shrink and housing sales slump, the new label does have an impact on […]

21Dec2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued
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Can Detroit Go Green Before the Green Runs Out?

Last week, Detroit auto executives drove to Washington, D.C. in their brand’s favorite hybrids (a far cry from the big, private jets they took to the capitol early this fall). The purpose of this second meeting was to reveal their plans for using the potential $34 billion in low-cost loans wisely. With sales tumbling and […]

14Dec2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued
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Problems With Future Plug-In Hybrids

Ah, the plug-in hybrid! It has been long-heralded as the answer to the oil problem and the release of some of the first models has been hotly anticipated by serious hybrid enthusiasts.
So, what exactly is the difference between the hybrids currently on the road and plug-in hybrids?
Basically, the hybrids on the road today use their […]

26Oct2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 1 comment | Continued
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Study Predicts All Cars Hybrids By 2020

What does the future hold for hybrid cars?
A new study of 125 anonymous car industry executives from 15 countries done by IBM’s Institute for Business Value announces the car industry’s prediction that all new cars will be hybrids by 2020.  This news comes along with the acknowledgment that the auto industry is changing at a […]

21Sep2008 | Jeff Carey | Hybrid Guy | 0 comments | Continued