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Old 05-19-2018, 11:50 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mpg_numbers_guy View Post
If only the FE technology being applied to trucks and SUVS was being aggressively applied to cars....mid-size sedans would be getting Mirage numbers without trying.
Trucks aren't getting near the FE technology cars are. Is there even a hybrid truck yet?

Trucks are the perfect platform to have a small, weak ICE engine and a powerful electric motor and midsize battery. Make it faster than a V8, but more fuel efficient than a small pickup, and people will buy them up.
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