Green cars larger and more available in 2004?

A report by Wired from the 2003 New York International Auto Show discusses upcoming hybrid cars from various manufactueres, including an SUV from Ford.

The Ford Escape Hybrid, to be sold to consumers in Summer of 2004, will reportedly get nearly 40 miles to the gallon, almost double the fuel efficiency of its gas-only companion. The company expects to sell about 20,000 units a year.