The Detroit News
that sales of certain hybrids
, especially larger ones, aren’t quite what Toyota
were hoping for.
Carlos Ghosn throws around the “I told you so” line to whomever is listening after having warned in the
past about the economic sense (or nonsense) of hybrids. Some of the complaints from customers include not saving enough
money to make up for the price premium, and lower than advertised fuel economy
. From a technical point of view, small
and light-weight electric hybrid vehicles
tend to make more sense, compared to the larger ones, and maybe the market is
finding this out for itself.
[Source: The Detroit News]