hybrid truck http://michiganradio.org en Sales of electric vehicles climb higher and prices drop http://michiganradio.org/post/sales-electric-vehicles-climb-higher-and-prices-drop <p><a href="https://media.gm.com/content/media/us/en/gm/news.detail.html/content/Pages/news/us/en/2013/Aug/0806-volt-pricing.html">GM announced today</a> that the price of a Chevy Volt will drop by $5,000:</p><blockquote><p style="margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0px; line-height: 20px; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 13px; font-family: arial;">The 2014 model will start at $34,995...</p> Tue, 06 Aug 2013 17:06:39 +0000 Mark Brush 13849 at http://michiganradio.org Sales of electric vehicles climb higher and prices drop Ford and Toyota to develop a hybrid truck system together http://michiganradio.org/post/ford-and-toyota-develop-hybrid-truck-system-together <p>Ford Motor Company sprang a surprise on the media world on Monday&nbsp;by announcing it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Toyota to jointly develop a rear-wheel drive hybrid system for SUVs and trucks.</p><p>Ford is the undisputed king of the pickup in the U.S.&nbsp; Its F-series pickup has been the best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for 25 years.</p><p>Toyota is the undisputed king of the hybrid -&nbsp;the Prius is the best-selling hybrid in the U.S.</p> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 19:49:32 +0000 Tracy Samilton 3861 at http://michiganradio.org Ford and Toyota to develop a hybrid truck system together