Nearly 200, 000 hybrid passenger vehicles, such as the Toyota Prius or the Ford Escape, were sold in the U.S. from 2000 to 2004. ... There are approximately 700 hybrid buses in regular service in North America, with another 400 planned deliveries through 2006. ... Raamp;D is needed to increase the reliability and durability of batteries, to significantly extend their lifetimes, and to reduce their size and weight.
|Title||:||Ending our addiction to oil|
|Author||:||United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy|