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Green Energy News: by Bruce Mulliken, Green Energy News When Ford's Model T was introduced in 1908 the price for...

April 26 , 2012 – Vol.17 No.6 RETHINKING ELECTRIC CARS - PART 7. by Bruce Mulliken, Green Energy News When Ford's Model T was introduced in 1908 the price for that open, 4-seat touring car was $850. In today's dollars (about $22,000) that will almost buy you a bottom of the line Prius, or a new Prius C with some upgrades. By the time Model T production ended in 1928 the same car sold for about $260, or about 30 percent of the sticker price 20 years earlier. Don't expect today's $24,000 Prius to eventually sell for $7000 or so. Other than rebates, car makers rarely drop prices. In fact, Prius have prices gone up. But not much. When first introduced to the US market in 2001 the sticker price was just under $20000. By the time that first generation car was retired in 2003 the price had risen to about $23,000, according to an owner/friend who still drives his first-gen car. (N...

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