World's First Hybrid SUV Stretch Limo Ballston Spa NY

It's not the first hybrid stretch limousine, because a Canadian firm converted a Prius into a 10-seater last year. But it does appear to be the first stretch limo built from the body of a hybrid SUV, which would make it the world's largest hybrid gas-electric vehicle"if it weren't for hybrid buses and locomotives.

Morris Ford Mercury
(518) 399-9188
872 Saratoga Rd
Burnt Hills, NY
Services
Auto Body Repair,Clutch Repair,Truck Dealers,Auto Dealers

Enterprise Car Sales
1637 ROUTE 9
Clifton Park, NY
 
Jims Auto Sales Of Glenville Inc
134 FREEMAN BRDGE RD
Scotia, NY
 
J&G Wholesale
2201 LYNNWOOD DR
Schenectady, NY
 
Mhj Auto Wholesale
428 CHISWELL RD
Schenectady, NY
 
Spectrum Wholesale
146 SOUTH CENTRAL AV
Mechanicville, NY
 
Lewis Henry Auto Sales
1516 ROUTE 9
Clifton Park, NY
 
Gm Motor Sales
1176 BARRETT ST
Schenectady, NY
 
Mohawk Auto Sales Inc
740 STATE ST
Schenectady, NY
 
Tower Auto Sales
1806 STATE ST
Schenectady, NY
 

World's First Hybrid SUV Stretch Limo

Provided by:

Click here for more content from JDPower.com

It's not the first hybrid stretch limousine, because a Canadian firm converted a Prius into a 10-seater last year. But it does appear to be the first stretch limo built from the body of a hybrid SUV, which would make it the world's largest hybrid gas-electric vehicle"if it weren't for hybrid buses and locomotives.

LimeLite CoachWorks of Santa Clara, Calif."which builds a variety of stretch limos from Hummers and Escalades to Mini Coopers and Jaguar XFs"recently added more than 13 feet to a Chevrolet Tahoe. LimeLite Business Development Representative Mike Williams told HybridCars.com that it's the first hybrid limo off the line for the company, and was sold before it was finished being built. Zbest Limos of Baltimore, Md., will soon put the vehicle into service.

Williams noted that limo services historically have not paid much attention to fuel economy, but rising gas prices have given them new interest in the savings offered by hybrids. The company believes that using the Tahoe hybrid can yield up to 80 percent fuel savings compared to a comparable non-hybrid model.

When parked, all of the electronics in the Chevy Tahoe Hybrid limo run off the battery while traditional limos need to run the gas engine to power toys such as flat-screen TVs, Karaoke machines, full-service wet bars, and multi-color neon lighting. In the company's first conversion, the usual purple neon lights were switched to green

Click here to read the rest of the article at JDPower.com