Hybrid Suburban? Sounds a bit contradictory. [Planet Green’s Alter Eco in Hybrid Cars]

Via on Nov 14, 2008

Chevy Tahoe Hybrid

I’m hooked on Planet Green’s Alter Eco, but why do they have to drive around in a car.  Yes it’s hybrid, but it is a suburban.  I hold Alter Eco to a higher standard and I don’t feel so good about this.  Actually, it irritates me a lot.  Alter eco rides around in a Chevy Suburban, why?

Does it drive you crazy?  Let me know what you think? Good, Bad, Ugly?

About Lindsey Block

Lindsey Block loves a good picnic, bottle glass of wine and a new recipe. She likes to do all the cliché things: sing in the shower, dance in her underwear in the living room—which her dog doesn't approve of, yet—and take long walks on the beach. She's currently struggling with misanthropy, but working on it every day—although it's hard living in California.


2 Responses to “Hybrid Suburban? Sounds a bit contradictory. [Planet Green’s Alter Eco in Hybrid Cars]”

  1. Stoltz13 says:

    At capacity the Suburban is probably more efficient than the amount of Priuses needed to accomplish the same task. Think about this, a Tractor Trailer (fully loaded, with only old school diesel technology) is somewhere around 3x more efficient than a Prius at moving it's weight, in other words the Prius would need to achieve 150mpg plus to match the bigger vehicle.

  2. Thanks , I’ve just been searching for information about this subject for ages and yours is the best I’ve discovered so far. But, what about the bottom line? Are you sure about the source?

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