A new lithium battery-powered automobile promises up to 300 miles on a single charge. The cars, produced by Hybrid Technologies, will sell for around $35,000. Too much? Toyota has just started advertising the Yaris, which delivers 40 mpg as tested and sells for around $12,000..
Hybrids used to be the domain of starry-eyed idealists and kooky environmentalists. But, as gas prices rise and as car manufacturers throw their weight behind producing hybrids, the clean cars are becoming more popular, so much so that 57% of Americans will consider buying one next time they buy a car...