Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Massachusetts converting ten state-owned hybrids to plug-ins

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At the recent AltWheels festival in Boston Massachusetts Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary announced that the state would be converting ten hybrids in its fleet to plug-in capability. The vehicles will include sedans and SUVs. Bowles himself will be swapping his state-owned 2003 Ford Taurus for a plug-in Toyota Prius. The conversions are expected to cost $8,000-10,000 per vehicle. Watertown, Mass.-based A123 is expected to be one of the companies that bids on the conversion contract through its HyMotion subsidiary.

[Source: Commonwealth of Massachusetts]


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