Tag Archives: hybrids

Ecomodal transportation hubs


This post summarizes several ideas that could be employed to facilitate the establishment of sustainable transportation hubs where intermodal cross-movement between multiple green (or active) transportation options takes place with ease. In a nutshell, these facilities are described by using … Continue reading

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Unscientific hybrid/electric observations


I counted 23 hybrid and/or plug-in electric cars on the trip between Lansing and Grand Rapids Thursday afternoon – 17 eastbound and six westbound, while a total of 26 were counted on Friday evening along the same route – 21 … Continue reading

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Worst American markets for hybrid car sales


On January 5th, the best American car markets in 2012 for hybrid car sales were listed here on Panethos. Below are listed the worst car markets in the United States for hybrid car sales. For comparison, the national average in … Continue reading

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Top American metros for hybrid car sales


Below are the Top 15 metro areas in the United States for hybrid car sales. Congratulations to these cities and their residents. The only unfortunate part is they only represents four states – Arizona, California, Oregon, and Washington. Hopefully, over … Continue reading

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Where the energy efficient auto jobs are in the USA


The table below prepared by the Natural Resources Defense Council shows the states that lead in number of energy-efficient auto-related jobs. Congratulations to Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana for leading the nation forward and taking the top three positions. Here is … Continue reading

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