By Jack Fitzgerald
What’s the buzz on green cars?
One of the frequent questions I’m asked about as a car salesman is what my thoughts are about the changes in the automobile business; in particular, I’m often asked “what do you think about electric cars?”
Electricity is one of the least expensive alternative fuels that are capable of powering vehicles. In addition, you don’t have to convert every gas station to handle a new kind of fuel; you can plug your vehicle in at your home. We’ve done this in our organization by offering the A123 conversion kit to create a plug-in Prius. The results from our customers have been amazing; some of them have said they’re getting more than 100 mpg. A writer for Edmunds recently made some observations about where these can be installed on the Green Car Advisor. Here’s the link:
We’re just trying to do our part to meet the needs of customers. What’s the next generation of fuel technology? There’s so much going on, it’s hard to predict, but we believe it is right to listen to the customers and provide them with choices.