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Old 11-11-2014, 05:02 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
Ironically, while hybrid owners may have money to spend, the ROI on ecomodding an already efficient car is very long.
I live near Seattle, and what I see is a lot of really expensive hybrid or electric cars (Tesla, Lexus hybrids, Cadillac Escalade hybrid, etc) to show off that the owner is "green". They don't care so much about the economy of the car, as much as they do about the appearance of being an environmentalist.

While it is probably a very small niche market, you may be able to leverage your paper mache molding process and market the body panels as a "green" product for improving your hybrid or electric car. The car owner will never recoup the cost of the body modifications, but if it's just for the image of being green, they may not care.
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