Posts Tagged ‘hybrid cars’

  • Green Unintended Consequences

    It’s Not Easy Being Green

    Oct 30, 13 • 525 Views • No Comments

    In our school parking lot, we have prime spaces that are reserved for employees who drive a hybrid or electric car. After reading Ed Glaeser’s new paper, “The Supply of Environmentalism,” I realized that bestowing these tangible benefits on...  [read more]

  • Tesla Model S

    A Federal Subsidy: The Tesla Test

    Feb 15, 13 • 356 Views • No Comments

    The trip in the  $101,000 Tesla Model S along part of the East Coast was supposed to be uneventful. With 2 ultra fast charging stations in Newark, Delaware and Wilton Connecticut, the power was available. For the 1/2 ton lithium battery, a 30 minute...  [read more]

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    Selling Karma (With a Solar Roof)

    Mar 16, 11 • 212 Views • No Comments

    The Fisker Karma car has 2 electric motors, 1 Lithium-ion battery, and 1 internal combustion engine. Depending on the model, you can have a solar panel roof, do 0-60 mph in less than 6 seconds and reach a top speed beyond 125 mph. How?...  [read more]