Toyota announces pricing on plug-in hybrid Prius

Toyota has announced pricing and availability for it’s new plug-in hybrid Prius.   The Prius PHEV in will be available in two different models – the base model, which will have an MSRP of $32,000, and the Advanced, with an MSRP of $39,525.   Both models will probably qualify for … Continue reading

Nissan Leaf pricing announced – about $27,000 in US (after tax credits)

Nissan has just come out with pricing details for its Leaf plug-in electric car.  The all electric Leaf will carry, when it comes out in December of this year, a base price (MSRP) of $32,780 (which doesn’t include $820 for shipping). Add to that the approximately $2,200 cost of a … Continue reading

Honda’s cool looking hybrid and electric cars to be shown at the Tokyo Motor Show

Honda’s going to be showing two new cool cars at the upcoming Tokyo Motor show, one a hybrid, the other an electric. Honda has been teasing us with various versions of the hybrid sport coupe CR-Z for a couple of years now, and the current version being shown is very … Continue reading

GM’s fuel cell powered Equinox reaches 1 million mile mark

The Equinox, GM’s hydrogen fuel cell car that is currently being tested in Los Angeles, New York, and Washington DC, has reached a milestone for fuel cell powered electric cars.    There’s about 100 cars in the Equinox test program, which has been underway for slightly more than 2 years, … Continue reading

ABC News highlights 7 solar sensations

If you’re interested, head on over to and check out 7 new “solar sensations” that they’re highlighting.      The 7 sensations range from a solar powered aircraft expected to go on its first test flight shortly,  to a solar powered bus station scheduled to be deployed in Italy … Continue reading

Hawaii signs on to Better Place Project

I’ve posted a couple of news articles about Shai Agassi’s Better Place Project, which plans to bring electric cars to the masses by coupling electric cars with an intelligent battery recharging network and swappable batteries.     Israel, Denmark, and Australia had already signed agreements with Better Place.   This … Continue reading

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