Do you drive an alternative energy vehicle? (UQ)
Nothing to brag about.
I'm waiting till they release a nuclear powered motorcycle with complementary lead barrier suit.
Hahaha 5%! What to waste ofmhundreds of billions on stimulus!
Yes. My bike.
Let's copy the sailboat theory.
We should drive cars built with wind sails :-)
a bicylcle is very cheap to by and even cheaper to use and better for yourself and the eco-system!!!!
Couldn't afford one if I wanted to.
I'm pretty sure the ships that bring your save the earth hybrids are not hybrids.
Heck no! Had a vette, then a few months ago a Koenigsegg. Never would i get a hybrid piece of crap.
VW Jetta TDI clean diesel. 40+ mpg!
What vehicle is that?
Sure. Ethanol is produced from plant materials.
Kill two birds with one stone. Save fuel and burn fat. You will be healthier.
Did you know that many of the new vehicles are ultra low emissions vehicles. You may have conventional fuel but qualify for the "Low Emissions Vehicle" spot ;=p
Pure electric cars become more clean over time. The grid will improve. The traditional combustion engine burns more oil. Most people will purchase hybrid plugins.
Have you tree huggers thought this through? What do you think charges those batteries in your "clean energy" vehicle? If politicians push you towards alternate energy it's not because they love this environment, it's to line their pockets. Wake up!!
That is a pretty dik move, but I can't help but laugh at the same time.
Oh yea Tesla Model S 300 MPC (miles per charge)
Because your motor wont last as long off ethanol and it gets worse gas mileage.
I don't think there is any hate, just no value.
The Volt is built on a Chevy Cruzeiro platform.
Just wait until we get hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.l
I do not drive an alternative fuel vehicle car. However, one of my favorite activities is parking my conventional powered car in one of Whole Foods' "Reserved for Low Emissions Vehicle" parking spots.
Because mercury just evaporates...it's not a heavy metal or anything...
Also a distortion. The volume of mercury in each bulb is only about 5 milligrams. As long as most of the bulbs are disposed of properly, the energy savings, and therefore greenhouse gas reduction, by using these bulbs far outweighs the environmental dangers.
Also false. That conclusion comes from cherry picked data that ignores the true long term warming trend. You should dig a little deeper...
False. I've heard that many times and it originates from a study that is basically junk science. Here's the rebuttal:
No and I never will.
Yes I do. It's called a bicycle
I wonder how many people buy the mercury-filled lightbulbs to "help the environment" or "stop Global Warming."
I drive a Prius. I couldn't stand by and watch us destroy the environment. I want to be part of the solution and not part of the problem. Good for me! Thanks!
I would have liked one but is too expensive currently
NJ when you compare luxury electrics to budget cars if course it doesn't make sense. But if you compare a Mitsubishi I electric car to a Toyota corolla, it can pay for itself (~20000 vs ~18000). Or a Tesla Model S vs a Mercedes Benz. And the batteries can last longer than that, just < 80% range.
Almost all gas stations have up to 10% ethanol in their gas. My wide and I each drive thirty miles to get pure gas (no ethanol) once a week.
I think starting this year with the new accord the base model comes with a cvt. well probably see more of that.
Do my feet count? Lol
@Ratchet I'd challenge you to actually do the math. Most "energy efficient" vehicles don't make back the extra cash you pay for them till after 15-20 years of use. IF you keep it for that long which you won't because after 10 years the battery blows up and needs a $10k replacement.
My husband is a firefighter/paramedic and he's had to do specific training for these cars. The battery doesn't always shut off in an accident and then you risk it exploding. I'll pass for now. I like my dependable little Malibu.
He'll no!! F350 gas guzzling beast of a truck! I love it!
America doesn't do city planning very well. We need more walker friendly cities.
Becoming one could save you hundreds on your electric bill over three course of a year. Cars aren't quite savers yet, but "green friendly" is.
Also depends on electric prices. I know parts of Texas charge three times as much as they charge in my area of New Mexico.
Yupp - my feet! I don't have a car yet. Don't really need one for my first year of college. However, I said no because all of our cars at home aren't.
Does E85 count?
My Cadillac Escalade EXT can run on ethanol, does that count?
My husband: he's powered on coffee!
I love that it only costs me about $30 to fill my tank and I'm good to go for 400 miles.