Two New Hybrids Unveiled At 2006 NAIAS

At $23,000, the Saturn Vue Green Line will enter the market as the lowest price Hybrid SUV

Published: 11-Jan-2006

The Detroit Auto Show kicks off a critical year for automakers. They’re showing off the next generation of Hybrid cars and trucks, which they’re banking on to help solidify their future.

The Toyota Camry is already the best selling car in America, and now it is going Hybrid. The gasoline/electric Hybrid will sport 92 horsepower, and get 43 miles per gallon city driving, and slightly less on the highway.

Toyota’s research has shown that 35% of consumers will be interested in buying a Hybrid, especially women.


Playing catch-up a decade late, the world's auto giants now find that they have to lease or buy technology from Toyota.

Spc. Jeffrey Hamme and Staff Sgt. Michelangelo Merksamer of HHC, 1/506th Infantry, point out features of the Hybrid Electric Humvee at the AUSA Annual Meeting earlier this month. The two Soldiers participated in a Military Utility Assessment of the prototype vehicle last month at Fort Campbell, Ky.

Ford's 'Hybrid Patrol,' a 10-city initiative this fall that aims to show hybrid drivers how to drive for best fuel economy. EV World photo of Bill and Lisa Hammond on way to first Ford Patrol event in Detroit during stop-over in Omaha.


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