Skip to comments.Prius Outdoes Hummer in Environmental Damage
Posted on 09/30/2007 9:14:48 AM PDT by 1066AD
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I didn’t know nickle was such a dangerous material.
Not to nitpick so much, but how to apply large amounts of amperage without lots of voltage to push those amps through? Better that those drill manufacturers switch to LiIon instead of the 60$ NiMH that I am buying now. As far as the pickle thing, I’m going to try that, but since the a.c. line switches polarity 60 times per second, there really is no + or - . Freegards.
On the pickle...use a galvanized nail(zinc) and a copper electrode for best results.
Caveat: I dont condone this ;0)
That is a really nice car, would like to see it without all the numbers, etc, on it.
It’s not powerful enough for you!
Snicker, it may not have the ‘pickup’ my Lincoln does!!
This article was debunked....
but there are studies which show the Prius costing a lot more than most cars in terms of money, production, etc.
About 90 cubic inches plus an auxiliary electric motor from a Hoover vacuum cleaner
It outruns grocery carts
Lol, and I thought it was a speedy car!
I always knew the batteries would be a huge financial and environmental problemo!
I just checked the Yahoo autos site. The Prius didn’t get good ratings on anything but mileage. I guess it depends on why you buy the car. After all it is a car not magic.
It’s not out of the ordinary for GM trucks to reach that expectation.
Can you imagine what the driver in that little Jap junk box would look like in a head-on with an H2? Their headstones could say “Died getting 45 MPG”. I don’t want my family riding in one of those things.
A lemon factor may be involved. It is very possible that bad cars are manufactured. Products are not perfect. Only motivated people take the time to write these reviews.
I think the problem with the Prius in many cases is the driver. Just as the drivers of other types of vehicles can be jerks, so can the drivers of the Prius. We have a guy at work that owns one. He goes around with one of those holier than thou attitudes harassing non-hybrid drivers. Someday he will get a broken nose if it tries it on the wrong person.
I was not impressed with the Subaru mileage but I have other people say the same about winter driving. I bought a 2005 Escape. With the smallest engine and a 5 speed I get 26 to 30 mpg depending on traffic. That is better than the rated hybrid mpg at $9k cheaper. The prices are closer now.
GM indicates it needs to sell the Hummer line, however
NEW YORK, June 5 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp’s (GM.N: Quote, Profile, Research) iconic Hummer brand could fetch up to $750 million in a sale, but would likely generate little interest and the company would probably have to look overseas to attract even a few buyers.
I think Tata Motors should buy Hummer and add it to the Jaguar lineup.
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