It was an interesting week to say the least. By the time the Lexus pick-up team arrived to retrieve their prototype, I was clear that I would likely measure all hybrid vehicle test drives by this first one. This was not my first hybrid test ride, nor do I hope it is my last, but [...]
On day 4, I was inspired to actually lift the hood (or bonnet, depending on what type of english you speak) to see if the engine was as new and space-age as the interior of the vehicle and to see what 187 horsepowered hybrid engines looked like. My co-worker, Eric who is somewhat of a [...]
Day 3 was painful because I had to go to work and my ability to drive was severely limited for most of the day. Still loved the ride. Hooked up my phone to the built-in bluetooth, hands-free system, which was a fairly painless process, but friends on the receiving end of these hands-free calls complained [...]
Day 2 was Sunday. It was a gorgeous day too – a good day to have the sunroof open as I found more reasons to drive around and play with this new shiny eco toy.
I don’t do this ‘green diva’ thing for the financial rewards (slim pickins these days), but there are times when a special event or product review opportunity comes along and I experience a sense of purpose and well, it is just flat out fun! This week is one of those times when I love being [...]