For several years now I’ve held the opinion the US needs to get away from crude oil dependency for cars. I started getting my hopes up when I read California was starting a trial test with hydrogen vehicles along their coastline. Spain and some European countries were doing the same. This all came about from the high gas prices generated about 3 years ago, but with the gas prices dropping down all talk of hydrogen vehicles seems to have stopped.
Toyota continued with its hybrid Prius, a combination electrical and gasoline powered car but it still uses gasoline. Honda and Nissan followed its lead and developed their own hybrids, along with Ford.
Chevrolet has come up with its model electric car, which I can’t wait to see and test drive. I think this would be the car to help the US cut back on their daily use of gasoline. They’ve finished testing the car in Yuma AZ for heat and dust, it seems to have come through very well.
The car should be hitting the markets in about a year. Remember the name Chevrolet Volt, this is what I’m waiting for.