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All BS. Nothing more than undocumented hate.

According to the article saving gas is bad! We should all burn as much fuel as possible so we force oil to peak and the world to embrase new fuel methods! Ruining the world economy is a good thing because it forces change! WOOT! Some genius!!!

As for the rest....really who buys a prius to go fast? Oh hybrids are evil because they are slow?

The whole reliability thing has been beaten dead. When Toyota came out with Scion did people scream wait and see if their reliable? No.
Does the article mention that replasing an Automatic tranny is as expencive or more expencive than replasing a battery? Nope.
Does the article mention that NYC has a growing # of hybrids with 200,000 or more miles on them, all running problem free? Nope.

100% pure grade A crap
 

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GoHuskies said:
All BS. Nothing more than undocumented hate.

According to the article saving gas is bad! We should all burn as much fuel as possible so we force oil to peak and the world to embrase new fuel methods! Ruining the world economy is a good thing because it forces change! WOOT! Some genius!!!

As for the rest....really who buys a prius to go fast? Oh hybrids are evil because they are slow?

The whole reliability thing has been beaten dead. When Toyota came out with Scion did people scream wait and see if their reliable? No.
Does the article mention that replasing an Automatic tranny is as expencive or more expencive than replasing a battery? Nope.
Does the article mention that NYC has a growing # of hybrids with 200,000 or more miles on them, all running problem free? Nope.

100% pure grade A crap
their = they're*
replasing = replacing*
expencive = expensive*
expencive = expensive*
replasing = replacing*

Oh and as far as the article goes...yea it's bullshit.
 

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Hybrid technology is just a ploy to extend the consumer life of the internal combustion engine and - here's the headline - get us to pay more for less.
That is a valid thought. However the oil companies will charge as much as they can without regard to what you drive or how much your drive. No linkes between oil companies and automakers. Automakers produce cars if there is a demand or a need.

The best real-world mileage you can expect from the likes of a Toyota Prius is around 48 mpg, which really isn't all that much better than most decent cars on the road.
The best? NOT true. Many hypermillers can get 60. Other than the diesel VW's and the Civic r18 no other cars are even close to the Prius and HCHII. The difference in 48 and high 20's is huge!

Do this math problem. Take the number of hybrids sold over the last few years. Multiple that number by 1000 gallons of fuel (saved over one year per car) - stunning.

Hybrids still use oil, so therefore they perpetuate its significance. In fact, they make it worse, because with hybrids on the road it now enables automakers to delay switching to hydrogen and allows governments to slow down investment in a hydro infrastructure
Would be valid IF hydrogen didn't require the use of coal fired power plants to make the hydrogen... Only solution would be several more nuke powerplants to make the electricity needed to make the hydrogen. Or dig out more coal.


From that point on in the article it become full of ignorant what if's and other misinfo that I won't even bother to dispute.
 
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