Hybrids Easing the Pain at the Pumps

Monterey, California SUV owners find relief from high gas prices in hybrids.

Published: 28-Mar-2005

You've been putting your money where your gas tank is.

Too much of your money. So your pocketbook's running on empty after you fill'er up.

Heidi Short of Monterey knows the feeling.


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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