Is A Hummer More Ecofriendly Than A Prius?
Continuing with the environmental theme...here's an interesting article arguing that a Hummer is more ecofriendly than a Prius. Now, before you get in a huff (and yes, I hate Hummers too) consider all that goes into forming the rechargeable battery of a Prius (metals strip mined from the earth) and the fact that it's only designed to last for about 100,000 miles. A Hummer, on the other hand, is built for the long haul -- 300,000 miles. How much gas would that cost? If gas prices stay where the are now, in California a gallon is about $3.25 right now, so that would be just a shade under $1 million for the lifetime of the car. And of course gas prices will only be going up. Anyhow, the article makes for an interesting read: