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Hybrid Technologies to enter electric supercar in Automotive X Prize

Hybrid Technologies, the company which offers the (not very popular) electric Mini Cooper and the all electric L1X-7 sports car, has announced plans to enter the Progressive Automotive X Prize. The vehicl

How much demand is there for a $60K electric MINI? Not much!

About a month ago Hybrid Technologies sent out press release that they were slashing the price of their electric vehicle conversions. For some time now, they have been offering up MINI Coopers, Chrysler PT Cruisers and even Crossfires among others. The flaw in the plan however was the pricing. There have been questions about actual performance and how many vehicles the company has actually delivered.

Hybrid Technologies readies new li-ion batteries with "superlattice structures"

Hybrid Technologies, the company that will bring some of its newly re-named LiV line of electric vehicles to the New York Auto Show next month, has announced that its new type of lithium ion polymer battery has passed tests and should allow electric cars to go 200 miles per charge once they're mass produced. The improvement in the li-io

New York '08 Preview: Hybrid Technologies to show off '08 model lineup

Hybrid Technologies has announced that it will be renaming its electric vehicle conversions with LiV branding for 2008. The newest model based on the Toyota Yaris is now called the LiV Wise rather than the utterly forgettable Y-120. The LiV Wise starts at $39,500 and prices climb from there. Hybrid Technologies will display some of its cars at the New York Auto Show next month, and we'll be trying to catch up with them. Hopefully, we'l

Hybrid Technologies slashes prices for 2008!

If you've had a hankering for a full battery electric version of a MINI, PT Cruiser, Smart ForTwo or Toyota Yaris, the price tag just got a little more manageable. Lost Wages-based Hybrid Technologies has been doing EV conversions for a while now and apparently the cost of their lithium ion batteries has come down significantly so they are passing on the savings to the customer. Of course, this is no way meant to imply that any of their cars are inexpensive or affordable to the average consumer