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Old 04-10-2012, 10:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Frank -

The credits are one part of it. The Hybrids lost their "fast lane" HOV status in California, which also dropped their resale value.

And the gas price crunch did up the ante for fuel efficiency. Without that I don't think we would have gotten that first wave of Yaris/Fit/Versa subcompact models.


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