HYBRID, ELECTRIC SURGE As gas prices rise, sales of more fuel-efficient vehicles increase

Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by cwerdna, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. cwerdna

    cwerdna Senior Member

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    Hope this isn't a repost. Hope this helps counter the dubious Polk hybrid study crap.

    HYBRID, ELECTRIC SURGE | As gas prices rise, sales of more fuel-efficient vehicles increase

     
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    2k1Toaster HID Guru

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    I would rather an article saying

    "Gas prices fall to crazy low levels, but people are still smart enough to buy hybrid and electrical vehicles"
     
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    The Polk article was the one in the newsmedia around here. Let's see if this article shows up, if at all.
     
  5. Rybold

    Rybold globally warmed member

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    And the results can be seen just by walking out your front door and walking or driving around town. At least here in Southern California, I have been seeing A LOT of brand new hybrids on the roads - especially the new Prius Liftback, with the fancy new tail lights (not that the previous tail lights aren't neat looking - it's just a different design).
     
  6. cwerdna

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    ^^^
    I see a decent # of hybrids on the road and a few '12 Priuses, but still, if you ever end up in my neck of the woods, I gotta take you around. You'll see an insane # of monstrosity class SUVs.
     
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    I've been noticing more and more Prii on the roads, but there still is a large contingent of huge trucks/SUV's around where I live.