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Dec 26, 2012
Dave Walter
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City of Indianapolis Decides to Go Hybrid

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard posing with an electric Ford sedan (AP Photo/Rick Callahan)

The city of Indianapolis is aiming to be the first in the country to replace its entire vehicle fleet with hybrids, EVs and other eco-friendly vehicles. The city hopes to refresh its vehicle fleet within the next three years.

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Nov 9, 2011
James Warham

Are Hybrid cars really Eco-Friendly?

Are Hybrid cars really Eco-friendly? What happens to all those batteries after the car has gone past it’s useful life? There are reports out there that claim the battery production impact alone far out ways any positive impact that driving a Hybrid car will do.

There are hundreds of thousand hybrid cars on the roads in the U.S. In addition, more and more hybrid cars are being sold and the dealerships of these fuel efficient vehicles are celebrating the record sales. But several environmentalists this might lead to a problem. They are afraid that the hybrid outbreak might turn into nickel hydride battery pollution. Environmentalists say hybrid cars batteries, since they do not last lifelong, would end up scattered in landfills and contaminate the soil.

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Nov 7, 2011
Peter C Sessler

Comparing Hybrid Cars to Traditional Ones

Comparing Hybrid Cars to Traditional Ones

No doubt about it, gas prices are inching their way up and consumers are trying to save – even if the savings are small. Consumers are now evaluating whether they should make the plunge to hybrid cars, especially as the Green Movement expands. They are finding out that hybrid cars can cost less over the long haul – something that has not been true in the past.

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Nov 2, 2011
Dave Walter

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