Re: Figuring Out How Much a Hybrid, Diesel, or Small Car Will Save Per Year

Thank goodness for all of you people that are willing to by hybrids. Not only are you saving the world you are saving gasoline so there will be enough gasoline for those can afford to own and drive the bigger safer RWD
V8 sporty and luxury cars we love LOL
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On Fri, 19 Oct 2007 14:48:01 -0400, "Mike Hunter"

Thank goodness Ford's SUV fetish is going to drive them out of business.

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Not only that, but since automakers have to meet a "fleet average" MPG, all buying a hybrid does is allow some other person to buy a bigger monster truck and eat up the savings.
(Here's a memorable op-ed from last year on the topic:
David Leonhardt Buy a Hybrid, and Save a Guzzler Published: February 8, 2006 http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/08/business/08leonhardt.html registration may be required)
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On Oct 19, 8:05 pm, snipped-for-privacy@panix.com (Steven M. O'Neill) wrote:

Those are the same people at the pump next to me crying about the fuel prices.
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We call that the 'stupid tax.'
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