Google Pumps $10 million Into Eco-Autos

Google Pumps $10 million Into Eco-Autos
Innovation

Google has unveiled a new employee parking garage where drivers can charge their plug-in cars, powering up their batteries using solar energy. As automobile manufacturers aren't producing plug-ins, Google is converting hybrid cars into plug-ins. The fleet consists of conventional Prius and Ford Escape Hybrid cars as well as several Prius and Ford Escapes that have been retrofitted to become plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Guy Brighton
  • 19 june 2007

While one portal seems to struggle finding its place in the market, another seems to be pretty content leading the pace outside its core market: Google has unveiled a new employee parking garage where drivers can charge their plug-in cars, powering up their batteries using solar energy. As automobile manufacturers aren’t producing plug-ins, Google is converting hybrid cars into plug-ins. The fleet consists of conventional Prius and Ford Escape Hybrid cars as well as several Prius and Ford Escapes that have been retrofitted to become plug-in hybrid vehicles. The Google.Org site says:

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