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Old 08-15-2019, 02:59 PM   #274 (permalink)
JSH
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Originally Posted by Bicycle Bob View Post
GM and VW are going to stop making Hybrids. I think there is something seriously wrong with the mentality of a cohort that won't buy cars without drag races in mind. It is far more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow, and you can get far more practice without making a nuisance of yourself. Remember, John Wayne hauled his manhood on One horsepower.
VW says the opposite: “Volkswagen will then gradually extend the electrification of the drive system to the entire fleet.”

https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news...e-masses.html#

Pretty much every European manufacturer is doing the same. Whether that tech makes it to the US is yet to be seen. We are not pushing manufacturers like the EU so we generally don’t get the fuel efficient engines here.
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