GM Awards Advanced Development Battery Contracts For Chevrolet Volt E-Flex System
[ Chevrolet USA ]
WILMINGTON, Del. - General Motors has awarded two contracts for advanced development of lithium-ion batteries for its electric drive "E-Flex System," it was announced today at GM's annual shareholder meeting. ...
On the SUVs I would guess at about a $6,000 price premium for the hybird models.
Hybrids are only expensive now since the technolgy is so new.
5-8 years down the road when it's more commonplace, they will be at less of a premium, and eventually one can hope that there will be no price difference.