AFS Trinity Might Develop Its 150 MPG SUVs in Delaware

AFS Trinity Power Corporation announced that it is considering Delaware as a potential location for the future development and building of its Extreme Hybrid vehicles and will offer two pre-production AFS Trinity 150* MPG SUVs to state officials and legislators for testing purposes.

"Delaware has embraced automotive technology dedicated to reducing greenhouse gases and American oil dependence. As a result, the state is attracting leading developers of plug-in hybrids and other next generation automotive technologies. We think this makes Delaware a very attractive place to roll out the first AFS Trinity Extreme Hybrids. This is why we have been meeting with Delaware-located auto assemblers, developers and distributors for several months to discuss the initial assembly and, possibly, the ongoing production of Extreme Hybrids," AFS Trinity CEO Edward W. Furia said.

The AFS Trinity prototypes aka Extreme Hybrids promise to deliver a 90 mph highway speed and a range of 40 miles per charge while offering the outstanding aforementioned fuel consumption*.

Now about this bold figure... Here’s what the company claims. The traveling distance is based on a typical week of driving: 40 miles, 6 days per week and 100 miles on one day each week. The first 40 miles of each day are electric and gasoline power is used for longer distances. In this usage conditions the Extreme hybrid uses up to 2 gallons of gas for 340 miles traveled, so, if we do the math, that means 170 MPG. The company rounds this figure to 150 MPG in order to compensate for potentially extensive use of the pedal on the right or other conditions which might affect the car’s efficiency.

So, it’s actually 150 MPG plus charging costs only in certain driving conditions. This is why we used the “*” when describing this figure.
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